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Count 1

Peter Casey
23.3%
Gavin Duffy
2.2%
Joan Freeman
6%
Seán Gallagher
6.4%
Micheal D. Higgins
55.8%
Liadh Ní Riada
6.4%
Peter Casey 342,727 23.2%
Gavin Duffy 32,198 2.2%
Joan Freeman 87,908 5.9%
Seán Gallagher 94,514 6.4%
Micheal D. Higgins 822,566 55.8%
Liadh Ní Riada 93,987 6.4%
Invalid 1,266 0.1%
TOTAL 1,475,166 100%

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Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

'Michael D is a formidable president': Adams says Sinn Féin was never going to win Áras election

Dec 12th 2018, 3:36 PM 20,930 Views 43 Comments

Adams says that Sinn Féin did not engage with its voters.

Saturday 3 November, 2018

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

PAC likely to examine Áras finances every year to avoid 'hullabaloo in next campaign'

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 AM 6,843 Views 10 Comments

There was controversy during the campaign about the €317,000 annual allowance paid to the Office of the President.

Monday 29 October, 2018

Enda vs Bertie? Why the main political parties may roll out some big guns for the next Áras race
# Crystal Ball
# Crystal Ball

Enda vs Bertie? Why the main political parties may roll out some big guns for the next Áras race

Oct 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 25,769 Views 89 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are unlikely to sit on the fence next time out.

Sunday 28 October, 2018

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras
# Paws For Thought
# Paws For Thought

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 32,844 Views 15 Comments

Peter Casey went on the attack over Michael D Higgins’ Bernese Mountain Dogs.

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party
# Next Moves
# Next Moves

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 65,324 Views 144 Comments

Casey said he would be “joining Fianna Fáil” and that he intended to run in Donegal.

Why was the campaign so lacklustre? For the same reason 'no-one bothered going to Dublin matches this summer'
# Walkover
# Walkover

Why was the campaign so lacklustre? For the same reason 'no-one bothered going to Dublin matches this summer'

Oct 28th 2018, 2:10 PM 26,451 Views 29 Comments

We take a look at some of the factors that led to such a mundane Áras campaign.

Spoiled ballot papers in the Presidential vote ranged from the political to the bizarre
# NOT VALID
# NOT VALID

Spoiled ballot papers in the Presidential vote ranged from the political to the bizarre

Oct 28th 2018, 11:47 AM 48,003 Views 59 Comments

‘A waste of taxpayer money’, ‘Dustin the Turkey’ and ‘no to abortion’ were just some of the sentiments expressed yesterday.

Opinion: 'Of course, no one ever admits to being prejudiced against Travellers'
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Opinion: 'Of course, no one ever admits to being prejudiced against Travellers'

Oct 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,608 Views 0 Comments

Bigotry never openly acknowledges its existence, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

Gavin Duffy has just set an unfortunate record in finishing bottom of the pack
# Wooden Spoon
# Wooden Spoon

Gavin Duffy has just set an unfortunate record in finishing bottom of the pack

Oct 27th 2018, 8:38 PM 47,014 Views 46 Comments

Duffy says he has “no regrets” about his campaign.

What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one?

Oct 27th 2018, 8:30 PM 39,087 Views 103 Comments

Ireland may be resistant to the temptations of populism but we are not immune, writes Larry Donnelly.

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Oct 27th 2018, 8:14 PM 23,747 Views 45 Comments

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 70,640 Views 101 Comments

The votes are in and Michael D Higgins will have another seven years in the Áras.