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Marian Roarty presiding officer and Garda Eamonn McGinley after arriving by helicopter on Tory Island, off the coast of Co Donegal, with a ballot box for the presidential election and referendum on blasphemy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Polls opened at 7am on Friday for the presidential election and a referendum on removing the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution. When you arr(...)

National Army soldiers in action at O’Connell Street, Dublin during the Civil War. Marking often divisive events from Irish history will be a task for the next president. How would they do it? Photograph: Irish Photographic Archive.

The Decade of Centenaries now enters its second, most challenging part - where the War of Independence, the Civil War, Partition and the creation of N(...)

Brendan Howlin:  he said it was “amazing” that the government jet issue was persisting.

Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said it was “a danger” that turnout in the presidential election could be lower than 50 per cent. Appealing for vot(...)

Presidential candidates Senator Joan Freeman, MEP Liadh Ní Riada, President Michael D Higgins, Seán Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy ahead of the debate on RTÉ’s ‘Prime Time’. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

We thought it was going to be Coyote Casey versus the Talking Tea Cosy. Michael D Higgins, dodging the hits like Road Runner, with Peter Casey stalkin(...)

The presidential election takes place on Friday, October 26th.

Presidential candidate Seán Gallagher has changed his mind and will now participate in all remaining debates. Ahead of a televised debate with all s(...)

President Michael D Higgins launching his Shared Ireland, Shared Island initiative at Droichead Arts Centre in Drogheda, Co Louth, on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

President Michael D Higgins has claimed he was following security advice from his own office when he used the Government jet to travel to Belfast for (...)

Members of DCU’s students’ union campaign to prevent the deportation of student Shepherd Machaya.

Students at Dublin City University are campaigning to prevent the deportation of a scholarship student who is mid-way through his college degree. Shep(...)

Jump to: Peter Casey Gavin Duffy Joan Freeman Seán Gallagher Michael D Higgins Liadh Ní Riada PETER CASEY Current favourite book (...)

Peter Casey arriving at Virgin Media One studios prior to Wednesday’s debate Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

This was going to be good. With the delicious prospect of a possible killer tweet to keep us all watching until the very end. Of which, sadly, there(...)

Presidential candidates approval on October 17th 2018

Michael D Higgins commands a huge lead over his rivals and is almost certain to be re-elected President of Ireland for another seven years when voters(...)

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