Ireland

Presidential 2004


Published

The Presidential election was to have taken place on 22 October 2004. However, when nominations closed on 1 October, the incumbent president, Mary McAleese, was the only person to have been nominated and was thus re-elected unopposed.

As she nominated herself rather than seek the nomination of her former party, Fianna Fáil, she sits as an independent. However, both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael supported her candidacy.

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