It appears that incumbent Michael D Higgins could be in line for a victory with exactly two weeks to go until the Presidential election.
A Paddy Power/Red C survey indicates that 7 out of 10 people would vote for him, while businessman Sean Gallagher is in 2nd place with 14 per cent support.
The poll of a thousand people shows Joan Freeman on 6 per cent, Liadh Ni Riada on 5 percent, Gavin Duffy on 4 and Peter Casey on 1 percent.
Launching his official campaign today, Sean Gallagher says all of his fellow candidates should be commended:
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