Gemma O'Doherty has received her first endorsement for the Presidency after being backed by Laois Co. Council this morning.
The journalist she needs the backing of 3 local authorities to get on the ballot paper.
She didn't secure a nomination from Cork or Sligo Co. Councils this morning.
Donegal, Kildare and Galway Co. Councils are left to vote.
Kildare County Council's meeting begins at 12.30pm, a motion to nominate Ms. O'Doherty is the only motion on the agenda.
It was lodged by Ind. Kildare/Newbridge Cllr. Fiona McLoughlin Healy
Already on the ticket are Sean Gallagher, Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Senator Joan Freeman and Sinn Fein MEP Liadh Ni Riada and Michael D. Higgins.
File image: Áras an Uachtaráin.