One of the most worrying elements of the Presidential campaign was a blurring of the line between politics and entertainment.
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The former Hot Press scribe's enormous contribution to the film and television industry in Ireland will be acknowledged.Read More
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Many of Ireland's musicians and artists joined Hot Press in calling for a No.1 vote for Michael D Higgins last night, with polling stations open from 7 am this morning (Thursday) in the Presidential election. The call was also joined by Philomena Lynott, mother of the late Philip Lynott.Read More
It’s still all to play for a week before the Presidential election. But Michael D. Higgins is clearly the right man for the job.Read More
Mundy, Maria Doyle Kennedy and David Kitt last night added their voices to the campaign to elect Michael D. Higgins as the next President of Ireland.Read More
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The presidential candidate speaks frankly to Hot Press...Read More
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Far reaching political reform is urgently required if Ireland is to progress as a nation. But more than that, on the run-up to Election 2011, we have to ask ourselves what sort of society we want to live in.Read More
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