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Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Newspaper coded phrases

"understood" (read in another publication and copying without credit)
'It has emerged' (stated by government|authority?)
"seen by" (seen by don't have a copy) [except when they are trying to hide that they found it publically on the web ]
"obtained by" (have the document) [or found it on the web and want to hide that]
"Revealed" (found?)
"known to authorities|the police"
"settled family"
"Sources close to X" (we heard from X)

Monday, 5 November 2018

Who forced the presidential election?

Peter Joseph Casey,Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Seán Gallagher and Liadh Ní Riada but more specifically Gavin Duffy.

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 12th September 2018
Seán Gallagher Wexford County Council 1

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 17th September 2018
Seán Gallagher Leitrim County Council 2

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 18th September 2018
Joan Freeman Galway City Council 1

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 19th September 2018
Seán Gallagher Cavan County Council 3

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 21st September 2018
Peter Joseph Casey Clare County Council 1
Joan Freeman Cork City Council 2

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 21st September 2018
Joan Freeman Fingal County Council 3

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 21st September 2018
Gavin Duffy Meath County Council 1
Gavin Duffy Carlow County Council 2
Gavin Duffy Waterford City and County Council 3
Gavin Duffy Wicklow County Council 4

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 24th September 2018
Liadh Ní Riada Oireachtas Members 20

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 24th September 2018
Michael D Higgins Own nomination as retiring President

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 25th September 2018
Peter Joseph Casey Limerick City and County Council 2
Peter Joseph Casey Tipperary County Council 3
Peter Joseph Casey Kerry County Council 4
Seán Gallagher Roscommon County Council 4
Seán Gallagher Mayo County Council 5
Joan Freeman Galway County Council 4

Public Notice Nomination of Candidates, 25th September 2018
Gemma O’Doherty Laois County Council 1

Presidential Election – Ruling on Nominations

During the ruling,
the Presidential Returning Officer examined the nomination papers in the order in which they were received to ascertain whether the candidates were validly nominated.