The two sides of Ganley

The businessman and the politician; the tech entrepreneur and the cultural traditionalist; the Galway man with an English accent; the ‘gene pool’ Fianna Fáiler with Reagan-era business partners. Declan Ganley, who has spent the last two months digesting the May 26 abortion referendum result, remains a study in contradictions. Barry J Whyte reports

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
15th July, 2018
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Declan Ganley at his home in Abbeyknockmoy, Co Galway Picture: Michael Dillon

Declan Ganley has spent the best part of nearly two months licking his wounds. That’s hardly surprising - it’s been a bruising year for him. He’s been fighting with the Mexican government over a controversial government auction, as well as tussling with the world’s biggest telecommunications company, AT&T, over what he sees as a massive macro-economic bet that could turn his company, Rivada, into a $100 billion business....

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