The President, Mary McAleese is visiting the Jeanie Johnston today. Her visit comes as the replica famine ship is docked in Dublin for the Christmas season. The famine museum will be open to the public until early January after which the ship will undergo maintenance. Her long term future remains unclear.
The artist and former TV host is seeking the support of Kerry County Council in his bid to contest the Presidential election. http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/kevinsharkey.mp3