Friday February 28, 2020

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
2

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.

We are...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

State catching up with higher-than-average increase in number of new companies

Rachel Lavin | 1 week ago

Refusing to discuss Irish unity no longer makes any sense for the DUP –talking about a united Ireland is not the same as supporting it

Deirdre Heenan | 1 week ago

A Sinn Féin-led government would have many implications for the country, from tax on banks to the housing market to a border poll

Ian Guider | 1 week ago