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Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne formally decided not to run in the presidential election yesterday.

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Veteran broadcaster Gay Byrne formally decided not to run in the presidential election yesterday.

Byrne said he had decided in consultation with his family that running for the presidency was not what he wanted to do at this time.

Byrne also informed Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin of his decision, which followed speculation that the former Late Late Show host was having a change of heart about entering the race. Byrne, 77, said yesterday that...

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