After thinking about all the tweets and facebooking from the Irish Presidential Candidates, I decided to ask them if they would contine use Twitter/Facebook if they were elected President of the Republic of Ireland.
I asked the question on Twitter initially, but then posted it also on the candidates Facebook to give them all a fair chance of responding.
These are the respons in the order I have recieved them and on what medium they responded on.
Mary Davis – Facebook
Hi Stephen, when I am elected I will definitely ensure that social media is a key part of my Áras an Uachtarán communications.
Sean Gallagher – Facebook
Certainly Stephen. I was using both Facebook and Twitter well before I announced my intention to run for the Presidency. Social media and new technologies mean that I can reach people and hear what you, the people of Ireland are saying more clearly than ever before. Best wishes, Seán
Michael D Higgins – Twitter
Martin McGuinness – Twitter
@spiller2 I do indeed Stephen
Dana Rosemary Scallon – Twitter
Senator David Norris (Team) – Facebook
Hi Stephen, I have asked your question and can confirmed a David Norris Presidency would certainly be using Social Media to make the Office of President even more accessible while continuing on the fantastic dialogue David Norris has enjoyed throughout his campaign. Admin (Ronan)
I have yet to recieve a response from Gay Mitchell. When I do I will update this post.