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Who are the Presidential hopefuls and how do they get elected?

With the 26th of October the date of the next presidential election drawing closer and closer and the presidential nominations closing on the 26th of September, the race to be the 10th president of Ireland has well and truly begun….

Presidential Profiles: Barry Murphy

Current Position: Campaigns & Communications Officer/Acting President Main policy:  Improving RAG Week. Other policies: Implementing electronic voting for SU elections, making the work of the SU more accessible. Cringiest line in manifesto: ‘I’ve worked heavy winters on our family farm at home in…

Rebecca Hart To Contest Presidential By Election

Rebecca Hart, former Health Science Officer is to contest the Presidential By Election against Barry Murphy. Ms Hart also contested last year’s Presidential Election against Katie Ascough and came third overall. Ms Hart has obtained 215 signatures on her nomination…

For a better Ireland

Senator David Norris is edging closer to the Áras, despite fears that his bid to get on the ballot paper would be defenestrated. While former IRA member Martin McGuiness faces down criticism from Justice Minister Alan Shatter who believes it…