Knocked down, but he’ll get up again
Gavin Duffy spent €5 on each of the 32,198 votes he received in the presidential election. But he says he has no regrets
Gavin Duffy finished the presidential election with the lowest ever share of the vote and the fewest number of first-preference votes of any Áras an Uachtaráin candidate ever. After such a humiliation you might expect his confidence to have taken a hit. “Not in the slightest,” he insists.
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