Friday June 5, 2020

‘Neutrality is an irrelevancy in today’s day and age'

Peter Casey is best known as the businessman from RTÉ’s Dragons’ Den who spent two decades living in the US but is now based in Donegal. His decision to run for president – alongside two other former Dragons – has raised more than a few eyebrows

2nd September, 2018
Peter Casey: ‘It’s not ight to ask somebody how they voted’ Picture: Bryan Meade

Peter Casey is running for president because he wants to connect the Irish diaspora. He wants to set up a birthright programme to help Irish people living abroad send their children to Ireland to “really understand what it means to be Irish”. He says he would bring global connections to the Áras and has done more travelling than Michael D Higgins.

Derry-born Casey lived in Atlanta for some two decades, but now...

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