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#Presidential Election

# presidential-election - Friday 21 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland copes with the break-up of the wholesome group Boyslife – and the reunion of the Stone Roses.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: David Norris

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Seán Gallagher Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Seán Gallagher

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Gay Mitchell Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Gay Mitchell

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Michael D Higgins Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Michael D Higgins

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Mary Davis Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Mary Davis

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness Race For The Áras This post contains videos

#Áras11 Quickfire Video Quiz: Martin McGuinness

TheJournal.ie put a series of quickfire questions to the Presidential candidates. Here is how they did – on camera.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

#Áras11: The Friday question for Presidential candidates

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: Ireland’s greatest contribution to the world.

# presidential-election - Thursday 20 October, 2011

McGuinness denies meeting on-the-run Det Jerry McCabe killer

The family of the detective, killed during an attempted post office raid in 1996, called on McGuinness to answer questions over his alleged relationship with one of the four men convicted of the killing.

Dana back on the road as gardaí investigate tyre blowout

A garda investigation has been launched into allegations the independent candidate’s campaign car was sabotaged.

#Áras11: The Thursday question for Presidential candidates

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: How they view the secularisation of Irish society.

The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# presidential-election - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Poll: Who won the latest Presidential debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who won the latest Presidential debate?

Which of the seven candidates gave the strongest performance in yesterday’s televised debate?

#Áras11: The Wednesday question for Presidential candidates

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: How they would approach a State visit to China.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

The TG4 Presidential Election debate, as it happened

We went live for minute-by-minute coverage as the seven candidates hit Baile na hAbhann for the Díospóireacht Gaelach.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# presidential-election - Monday 17 October, 2011

#Áras11: The Monday question for Presidential candidates

Each day this week, TheJournal.ie will be hosting Tell Us Why’s question campaign for clarity on the seven candidates’ priorities. Today: why they think they deserve to be President.

From The Daily Edge Caption comp: There are HOW many days to the election? Race For The Áras

Caption comp: There are HOW many days to the election?

This trio of snaps from this morning’s Inclusion Ireland Presidential debate await your clever captions…

Norris slams 'betrayal' of Irish people, insists he's the '24-carat' independent

A hugely anticipated speech focused on the recent report on people in mortgage arrears as David Norris insisted he is the only true independent in the presidential race.

The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# presidential-election - Friday 14 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# presidential-election - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Video: Seán Gallagher for president - the song Sean Gallagher This post contains videos

Video: Seán Gallagher for president - the song

A young Gallagher supporter is showing her support for the presidential candidate by, literally, singing his praises.

Mitchell insists he can win presidential race

Gay Mitchell has dismissed suggestions that he is falling in public favour – saying that the race was not “some celebrity contest of X Factor thing”.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates' The Last Word debate

TheJournal.ie brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by points-scoring minute. NOW: Today FM’s The Last Word, live from The Sugar Club.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# presidential-election - Monday 10 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Undecided about the Presidency? This might help... Race For The Áras

Undecided about the Presidency? This might help...

The Corrigan Brothers apply their lyrical curiosity to the seven candidates for the Áras. Well, we said it MIGHT help.

# presidential-election - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Poll shows support for passing two referendums

Meanwhile, Fianna Fáil is urging the Government to publish the text of the referenda as a matter of urgency.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Martin McGuinness releases bank statements showing Sinn Féin payments

The Sinn Féin candidate has followed Mary Davis and Seán Gallagher in releasing information about his finances.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The Presidential candidates' Vincent Browne debate

TheJournal.ie brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from TV3′s Big Presidential Debate.

# presidential-election - Saturday 1 October, 2011

7 voters for 7 candidates

TheJournal.ie hears from voters why they are opting for each of the candidates in the Presidential election…

#Áras11 diary: Where the candidates will be today

Want to meet the presidential candidates? Keep up to date with where they are campaigning with TheJournal.ie’s daily updates.

# presidential-election - Friday 30 September, 2011

No interview slot for David Norris on tonight's Late Late Show

The Presidential debate on RTE1 tonight consists of short interviews with candidates, followed by debate among all seven – but Norris already had his Late Late interview.

Islanders to vote first in presidential election

Details of island voting have been released by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.

# presidential-election - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

LIVEBLOG: The presidential candidates on News At One

TheJournal.ie brings you live debate from all the presidential debates, minute by point-scoring minute. NOW: Live from RTE Radio1′s The News at One.

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you want to be the next President of Ireland?

Seven candidates have secured their nominations so now it’s up to you: Which of them – if any – will you be voting into the Áras?

# presidential-election - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Presidential debates: When and where they are happening

RTE and TV3 have bagged the presidential candidates for several face-offs so far. Here’s where you tune in.

Norris joins Dana in securing third council nomination

Several local authorities meet today as independent hopefuls Dana and David Norris search for the backing of at least four councils before tomorrow’s deadline.

# presidential-election - Saturday 24 September, 2011

'I am a unifier': McGuinness reacts to campaign criticism

As Fine Gael’s Gay Mitchell questions Martin McGuinness’ fitness to hold the office of the presidency, the Sinn Féin candidate says he is confident he can lead the effort “to build a new republic”.

# presidential-election - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

McGuinness blames ‘West Brit’ influence for references to IRA past

Martin McGuinness says there are “West Brit” elements in Dublin, some in the media, who obsess with his past in the IRA.