SBP editorial: The presidency is important - and we deserve a real choice

22nd July, 2018

We now know for certain that there will be a presidential election in October. We also know there will be at least two candidates: the one to be selected by Sinn Féin, and President Michael D Higgins, who will be the first incumbent to contest a presidential election since Éamon de Valera in 1966.

Competition will heat up over the coming weeks among independent candidates who will be at the mercy of county...

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