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Presidential election candidates at the RTÉ Prime Time Presidential Debate; the final all-candidate TV debate of the campaign on Tuesday October  23rd. From left:  Joan Freeman; Liadh Ní Riada, Michael D Higgins, Sean Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy. Photograph: Julien Behal

Michael D Higgins was re-elected President of Ireland with almost 56 per cent of the vote, enough to win the election on the first coun(...)

Presidential candidates Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Seán Gallagher, incumbent Michael D Higgins and Liadh Ní Riada in studio for a debate on RTÉ Radio 1 in Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

It was a stolid start to the first presidential debate to feature all six candidates. Worthy concern was expressed about financial transparency of the(...)

The candidates: Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Liadh Ní Riada, Peter Casey, Sean Gallagher and President Michael D Higgins

MICHAEL D HIGGINS Age: 77 Position: President of Ireland since 2011 Party: Independent Public life: Formerly a Labour Party TD and Senator. Minister f(...)

 Launch of Senator Joan Freeman’s presidential campaign in Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/ The Irish Times.

Presidential candidate Joan Freeman has defended a campaign loan of €120,000 she received from US-based businessman Des Walsh. She said the money wa(...)

Presidential election candidate Joan Freeman: “I would not be going for it if I did not think I would win.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Joan Freeman has a theory. It’s that she is the last ordinary person who will ever contest an Irish presidential election, the kind of person who live(...)

Presidential candidate Joan Freeman: Des Walsh, an Irish businessman living in Los Angeles, and a friend of Ms Freeman, has provided her with a loan of €120,000 to finance her campaign. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A company involving a major funder of presidential candidate Joan Freeman’s campaign paid a $200 million settlement to reimburse investors after accus(...)

Bob Shanahan (73), said he believes members of the public know what happened to his son Aengus Shanahan (above), better known as “Gussie”.

The father of a man who is missing exactly 17 years today has pleaded for information about his son’s whereabouts so he can bury him next to his late (...)

Herbert House at Harmony Row is just off Lower Grand Canal Street

Another revamped office block in an up-and-coming part of Dublin 2 has just been let. Flexible workspace operator Iconic Offices is to lease Herbert (...)