Declan Ganley: money, power and me

Before the time of bust, bailout, austerity and recovery, he seemed to be the coming force of Irish politics

6th December, 2015
Declan Ganley at his Moyne Park mansion in Co Galway All pictures: Michael Dillon

Though it seems half a lifetime ago now, there was a time when an unknown Irishman, who came from the heart of the west of Ireland but spoke with a London accent, seemed on the verge of a radical departure in Irish politics.

Declan Ganley’s insurgent, populist campaign was instrumental in bringing down the Lisbon Treaty, an event which stunned Brian Cowen’s government into a defensive crouch from which it never emerged....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!


What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years