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#Gavin Duffy

# gavin-duffy - Yesterday’s News

Debate Update - It's moving to Thursday, Sean Gallagher is in (sort of), but things are less clear for Michael D

The incumbent has officially announced his candidacy this afternoon.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

No mudslinging at the Ploughing - but Sean Gallagher was waiting in the wings for Michael D

The 2018 candidates availed of every opportunity to press the flesh today.

'That has to be settled': Michael D Higgins refuses to say whether he'll partake in presidential debates

The incumbent president announced earlier this summer that he would seek a second term in office.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 16 September, 2018

New poll suggests President Higgins is on course for a landslide re-election

The rivals for the office have a lot of ground to make up.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 14 September, 2018

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate Aras 18 This post contains videos

Gavin Duffy 'ready to contest' presidential election after becoming fourth official candidate

The businessman has secured the backing of Waterford Council.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 10 September, 2018

Number of councils to vote on who they endorse for the presidential election

Presidential hopefuls must secure the support of four local authorities, or 20 TDs and senators to stand in the election.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'We need to utilise the expertise of over-65s': First details emerge of Joan Freeman's presidential bid

Despite being tipped for a run for the Áras for months, Freeman’s campaign has been muted until now.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 3 September, 2018

Gavin Duffy secures presidential nomination from Meath County Council

Those hoping to be candidates need the support of four local authorities or 20 members of the Oireachtas.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Presidential election to be held on Friday 26 October

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed the news this morning.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 27 August, 2018

Gavin Duffy said he had to remortgage his house to start presidential bid

In order to get on the ballot, candidates need the support of four councils or 20 members of the Oireachtas.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Trump, racism and tea parties: Yes, this was the talk from the Irish presidential hopefuls

Next stop on the presidential campaign… Carlow: Independent hopefuls vie for council nomination

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey wants to know why he was 'excluded' from Waterford meeting

The Donegal artist says he almost made the journey south anyway.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'What's wrong with a President who wears wellies?' - Independent candidates vie for nomination

The presidential race took a huge shift up in gears today.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 30 July, 2018

Duffy says Higgins speaks to people's heads but he speaks to their hearts

The businessman also said he wouldn’t be a ‘Trump president’.

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election

Duffy, best known for being a Dragon’s Den panelist, confirmed the news on Twitter this morning.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Dragon's Den star to moderate Leo and Simon in Fine Gael hustings

Duffy said he will act as “an independent, objective moderator”.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 5 May, 2017

From The42 'We were shocked he didn’t make it' - Ex-Munster man Quinlan shines for Con Fair Balls

'We were shocked he didn’t make it' - Ex-Munster man Quinlan shines for Con

The 22-year-old out-half was part of the province’s academy for a year.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: losing at altitude, Ireland's gameplan and looking ahead to a series decider Analysis

The42 Rugby Show: losing at altitude, Ireland's gameplan and looking ahead to a series decider

Gavin Duffy joined Murray Kinsella to reflect on Ireland’s second Test defeat and preview this weekend’s final clash.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 11 January, 2015

From The42 Galway and Mayo primed for FBD League final date New Face

Galway and Mayo primed for FBD League final date

Both kept up their 100% record in the competition today.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The42 Club Call - 2013 Cork hurling finalists bounce back and Duffy wins with Salthill in Galway Grassroots

Club Call - 2013 Cork hurling finalists bounce back and Duffy wins with Salthill in Galway

It was a big weekend of action in Cork hurling and Galway football.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 8 June, 2014

From The42 Salthill-Knocknacarra chairman insists Gavin Duffy did not refuse to line out for intermediates Priorities

Salthill-Knocknacarra chairman insists Gavin Duffy did not refuse to line out for intermediates

The former Connacht rugby player was in Dr Hyde Park this afternoon to watch his county team, Mayo, in action.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 6 June, 2014

From The42 He's been training with Mayo but Gavin Duffy is set to play in Galway club championship tomorrow Dual Star

He's been training with Mayo but Gavin Duffy is set to play in Galway club championship tomorrow

It is expected that Duffy will play for Salthill-Knocknacarra tomorrow afternoon.

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From The42 Connacht re-sign Gavin Duffy... to work on their commercial team Jobs For The Boys

Connacht re-sign Gavin Duffy... to work on their commercial team

“It’s definitely going to be a new challenge for me moving into the ‘real’ working world.”

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The42 In 1999 Dillon and Duffy were minor footballers, now they're back as Mayo senior teammates Green And Red

In 1999 Dillon and Duffy were minor footballers, now they're back as Mayo senior teammates

Alan Dillon on life back playing alongside the former Connacht rugby player.

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The42 Mayo boss James Horan 'excited' about progress from rugby convert Gavin Duffy Code Breaker

Mayo boss James Horan 'excited' about progress from rugby convert Gavin Duffy

The ex-Connacht skipper has returned to his GAA roots and his targeting Croke Park.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The42 Shay Given may attend training with Donegal footballers this week Transition

Shay Given may attend training with Donegal footballers this week

He’s not the first high-profile sports star to make the move.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The42 ‘I might give hurling a go’ – Connacht star tempted to follow Duffy into GAA Give It A Lash

‘I might give hurling a go’ – Connacht star tempted to follow Duffy into GAA

New Zealand forward George Naoupu joked about a new sporting direction while backing his former teammate to succeed with Mayo.

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From The42 'It was hard to field anything around him' - Billy Joe on his Mayo minor days with Gavin Duffy IMPACT SUB

'It was hard to field anything around him' - Billy Joe on his Mayo minor days with Gavin Duffy

Fifteen years after he lined out in an All-Ireland minor final, Gavin Duffy is back training with the Mayo footballers.

From The42 It's not just Gavin Duffy - the Sportsground is full of Gaelic footballers Roots

It's not just Gavin Duffy - the Sportsground is full of Gaelic footballers

We spoke to three more Connacht rugby players about their GAA links…

From The42 Gavin Duffy and 12 other rugby players who have GAA links Transition

Gavin Duffy and 12 other rugby players who have GAA links

Moss Keane, Mick Galwey and Rob Kearney are among the most famous names to have played both sports to a high level.

From The42 5 reasons Gavin Duffy will be a valuable addition to the Mayo senior footballers Gaavin

5 reasons Gavin Duffy will be a valuable addition to the Mayo senior footballers

The ex-Connacht captain may be the wrong side of 30, but he’s still got what it takes to excel.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From The42 Gavin Duffy reportedly a stand-out performer at Mayo GAA training Safe Pair Of Hands

Gavin Duffy reportedly a stand-out performer at Mayo GAA training

Could the ex-Connacht captain help James Horan’s side over the line this year?

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From The42 Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht Next Step

Gavin Duffy weighing up return to GAA after release from Connacht

The fullback played his final game at The Sportsground last weekend and is on the verge of completely retiring.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The42 Duffy and Parks in tears as Connacht wave goodbye to legends, and Heineken Cup Sweet Sorrow

Duffy and Parks in tears as Connacht wave goodbye to legends, and Heineken Cup

Head coach Pat Lam lamented a 19-point swing that cost his side dearly against Cardiff Blues.

# gavin-duffy - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From The42 Bittersweet send-off for Sportsground legends as Connacht cough up victory to Cardiff Match Report

Bittersweet send-off for Sportsground legends as Connacht cough up victory to Cardiff

The westerners led 15-3 before two quick tries turned the game.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The42 'Connacht game-plan taking shape as Pat Lam clears the decks' - Adrian Flavin Work In Progress

'Connacht game-plan taking shape as Pat Lam clears the decks' - Adrian Flavin

“Connacht brought him over from the far side of the world,” says the former hooker. “They have to back him.”

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

From The42 Gavin Duffy and Dan Parks among list of departing Connacht players Exits

Gavin Duffy and Dan Parks among list of departing Connacht players

The province has announced a lengthy list of players set to leave at the end of the season.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The42 Connacht handed triple injury boost ahead of Zebre test HCup

Connacht handed triple injury boost ahead of Zebre test

Gavin Duffy, Jake Heenan and Craig Ronaldson are all back in contention for Saturday’s Heineken Cup game.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The42 Connacht hopeful Jake Heenan will be fit to face Leinster Injury Update

Connacht hopeful Jake Heenan will be fit to face Leinster

Pat Lam will have to plan without Frank Murphy after the scrum-half was concussed against Munster.

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