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Candidates line up for Irish presidency

The deadline for nominations to become the next president of Ireland will close on Tuesday.

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness is among those who have declared their intention to stand.

President Mary McAleese is standing down after 14 years in office.

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 28 Sep 2011
  • From the section Europe