President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Presidential election nomination papers for President Michael D Higgins were submitted at the Custom House in Dublin on Monday. Candidates seeking to(...)

Peter Casey is the sixth candidate confirmed to contest  the presidential election. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Three people who have served as panellists on the Dragons’ Den TV series will be on the ballot paper for next month’s presidential election after busi(...)

 Businessman Peter Casey at City Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Kerry County Council have voted to nominate Peter Casey, the businessman and RTÉ Dragons’ Den star as a candidate for the presidential election. Afte(...)

 Presidential hopeful Peter Casey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Clare County Council has become the second local authority to nominate Dragons’ Den star and businessman Peter Casey as a candidate in the forthcoming(...)

 Norma Burke aka Bunty Twuntingdon McFluff at City Hall. “I did this because I got so angry listening to people who want to be candidates but haven’t read the constitutional requirements for the job,” she said. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

If you think things are daft now, imagine how completely bonkers the presidential candidate selection process is going to be in seven years’ time. An(...)

Gemma O’Doherty: clashed with council chairman  Martin Baker over filming of the  hearing.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Businessman Seán Gallagher has said he has asked councils who had proposed nominating him for the presidency to back other candidates in the interests(...)

From left: presidential nominees Joan Freeman, Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Sean Gallagher

All local authorities have heard from would-be presidential candidates and made decisions on nominations Six candidates will contest the pr(...)

Cllr Jimmy Guerin, speaking at the special meeting of Fingal County Council to consider presidential nomination requests. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fingal councillor Jimmy Guerin, the brother of Veronica Guerin, excoriated independent presidential candidate Gemma O’Doherty over her allegations the(...)

 Seán Gallagher secured his first local authority endorsement after Roscommon voted to nominate him.

Roscommon County Councillors voted by a significant majority on Monday to nominate businessman Seán Gallagher to contest the forthcoming presidential (...)

Senator Joan Freeman says that if elected president her “personal conviction would have absolutely no impact” on her public duty. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent Senator Joan Freeman, who hopes to be a candidate in the presidential election next month, has said her faith was “absolutely responsible”(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • Next
  • Last »