Sinn Fein likely to run candidate against Higgins in presidential election

Sinn Féin leader, Mary Lou McDonald has suggested that her party will be running against incumbent Irish President, Michael D. Higgins for the presidency later in the upcoming election this year. According to The Irish Times, It is expected that during Sinn Féin’s Ard Comhairle meeting on July 14th, the party will formally decide on whether to run a candidate. McDonald stated that her personal view is that they should partake in the election, but felt that it is up to the party’s executive to make the final decision. Sources within the party have expressed that support for the party running a [...] Read More

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