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#Presidential Elections

# presidential-elections - Friday 27 September, 2019

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

# presidential-elections - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Klitschko decides against running for Ukraine president

The former boxer said he would instead back the candidacy of businessman Petro Poroshenko.

# presidential-elections - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Irish emigrants condemn lack of voice on Constitutional change

The lack of an emigrant representative among the 100-strong members of the Constitutional Convention in Dublin has been criticised by Irish abroad.

# presidential-elections - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Turnout solid in first round of French presidential election

French voters turned out in high numbers to cast ballots in the first round of France’s presidential elections, which will result in two candidates being put forward for the final vote.

# presidential-elections - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

McGuinness cannot 'remember' wording of IRA oath

Speaking to Newstalk today, the presidential candidate said he had forgotten the wording of his oath to the IRA, but insisted that his positivity would offer “hope” to the Irish people.

# presidential-elections - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who came out on top in last night’s debate?

The seven would-be presidents of Ireland engaged in a robust televised debate last night – but who impressed you the most?

# presidential-elections - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Galway Mayor had 'no misunderstanding' over Norris vote, claims FF cllr

Former mayor Michael Crowe says Hildegarde Naughton understood fully that she was blocking David Norris’s address.

# presidential-elections - Monday 11 July, 2011

Galway Mayor says decision to block Norris was a mistake

The mayor of Galway said that voting not to allow Sen David Norris to address to Galway city council this September was a mistake – and vowed to attempt reversing the decision.

David Norris blocked from addressing Galway city council

Mayor Hildegard Naughton cast the deciding vote against the motion to allow Senator David Norris to address the council this September.

# presidential-elections - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Republican Mitt Romney takes major step toward US presidential run

The Republican and multi-millionaire has formally announced a campaign exploratory committee – marking a significant step towards running for US president.