Former Dragon's Den star Sean Gallagher has announced he's seeking a nomination for the presidency.
The businessman lost out to Michael D Higgins in the 2011 race for the Aras.
He had blamed a controversial moment during a TV debate on his sudden slip back in the polls.
Nearly seven years on he's throwing his hat into the ring again.
The government formally gave the order for the election yesterday, and it gives would-be candidates one month to get their name on the ballot paper.
That requires the getting backing of four local councils or twenty TDs / senators to give them a shot at the Áras.