Brace yourself for an undignified race to the Áras

Seán Gallagher’s opening move has been clever, but he’s likely to be just one of a vast array of candidates

2nd September, 2018
Brace yourself for an undignified race to the Áras

The Presidential election is not formally under way, but with the date set for October 26, the starting gun has been fired. There is already a sense of the flippant about the contest which is out of keeping with the status of the role it aims to fill. While it’s still early days, it’s shaping up to be one of the most unorthodox electoral competitions this country has ever seen.

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