‘It’s not about revenge. I want positivity’

Last time around, he almost became president, only to fall at the last. Entrepreneur Sean Gallagher has 'moved on' and is sure he can win this time.

23rd September, 2018
Sean Gallagher: ‘I have a set of skills, a mindset’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Seven years ago, Sean Gallagher ran for the Áras, got more than half a million votes, and might well have become president had it not been for the ‘Tweetgate’ controversy that contributed to the dramatic derailment of his campaign in the days leading up to the vote.

His second bid for the Áras is not motivated by what happened in 2011, he insists. “It’s not about revenge, it’s not about any of...

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