Higgins is above political play-acting on re-election

Higgins is above political play-acting on re-election

The political parties that control nominations have decided to disenfranchise us by not having a presidential election

If there is no presidential election this year, the year 2025 will serve as just the second occasion in a quarter of a century that the Irish people will have had the opportunity to vote for Ireland’s first citizen.

Ireland has had one presidential election since the millennium in 2000. Outgoing President Mary McAleese self-nominated with no opposition in 2004 and the 2011 election heralded Michael D Higgins’s presidency.

If the outgoing President self-nominates and no candidate...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post