#56 | Áras Report 1: The Top Job

Irish presidential elections are rare and brutal, but voters have chosen some truly remarkable and inspiring people for the role. Perhaps more than the role of Taoiseach, the presidency has reflected the hopes and values of Irish people and successive presidencies have marked distinct eras in the evolution of the Republic.

The Motherfoclóir Team are going to bring you a short series of episodes about the presidency in advance of this year’s election – in today’s episode, Gearóidín and Darach discuss what the job entails as per the Bunreacht and give an overview of its soft power. Naturally this leads to a discussion of Mary Poppins.