One week to Ireland's presidential election - get to know the candidates - VIDEOS & POLL

Likenesses of the Irish presidential candidates carved into pumpkins in Dublin

Live coverage of the Irish presidential election on IrishCentral - Friday, October 28th

With just one week to the Irish presidential election it’s time to start making decisions on who we want as the state representative for the country. Journal.ie is helping Ireland's voters along by asking the candidates some quick fire questions to find out what they’re really all about.

Unfortunately following a rough week, independent candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon, declined to take part.

The videos should give us an insight into the personalities behind this presidential campaign that has been internationally described as a “soap opera”.

Here are the videos, now it’s time for you to decide.

Sean Gallagher, Independent candidate:


David Norris, Independent candidate:


Martin McGuinness, Sinn Fein candidate:

Michael D Higgins, Labour Party candidate:

Mary Davis, Independent candidate:

Gay Mitchell, Fine Gael candidate:

Live coverage of the Irish presidential election on IrishCentral - Friday, October 28th

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