Knocked down, but he’ll get up again

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.

The businessman and former Dragons’ Den star is in reflective mood sitting in a small meeting room in the Lis Cara business centre across the road...

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