The President

President of Ireland
The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of State. The President's role and functions are set out in the Constitution.

President's Award - Gaisce
The President's Award is the President's National Challenge Award for young people in Ireland between the ages of 15 and 25. Find out how to achieve a Bronze, Silver or Gold Gaisce award.

Presidential elections in Ireland
The President is elected directly by the people of Ireland. Read about who can vote, who can stand for election and how the process works.
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