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#Gavin Duffy

# gavin-duffy - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Gavin Duffy has just set an unfortunate record in finishing bottom of the pack
# Wooden Spoon
# Wooden Spoon

Gavin Duffy has just set an unfortunate record in finishing bottom of the pack

Oct 27th 2018, 8:38 PM 46,995 Views 43 Comments

Duffy says he has “no regrets” about his campaign.

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Michael D versus the rest: How did your constituency vote?

Oct 27th 2018, 8:00 PM 70,632 Views 101 Comments

The votes are in and Michael D Higgins will have another seven years in the Áras.

Gavin Duffy: 'I am disappointed, but no regrets'
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Gavin Duffy: 'I am disappointed, but no regrets'

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 4:15 PM 25,396 Views 46 Comments

Duffy has said he doesn’t think his media training business will suffer as a result of his performance in the election.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 26 October, 2018

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

As it happened: Áras candidates and politicians cast their votes this morning

Updated Oct 26th 2018, 1:25 PM 34,665 Views 104 Comments

We also got our fair share of #dogsatpollingstations content.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates do in this year's final TV debate?

Oct 24th 2018, 11:39 PM 31,077 Views 65 Comments

Five would-be successors to Michael D Higgins took part in a debate for the last time, but how did they do?

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Spilled milk as five Áras hopefuls draw blank when asked about Jobseekers Allowance and dairy prices

Oct 24th 2018, 11:11 PM 59,517 Views 107 Comments

Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Sean Gallagher and Liadh Ní Riada faced off for the final time ahead of polling day on Friday.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate
# Last Chance Saloon
# Last Chance Saloon

As it happened: Áras race enters endgame as all six candidates take part in RTÉ Prime Time debate

Updated Oct 23rd 2018, 11:53 PM 60,378 Views 224 Comments

David McCullagh was on hosting duties in Montrose.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Prime Time debate?

Oct 23rd 2018, 11:49 PM 59,274 Views 129 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part in a debate for the last time. How did they do?

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Candidate: Listen back to all six interviews with the Áras hopefuls here

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 6,107 Views 28 Comments

Haven’t decided who you’re going to vote for? Look no further.

# gavin-duffy - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

'A stain on our society': What the presidential candidates think about Direct Provision

Oct 21st 2018, 9:30 AM 20,891 Views 48 Comments

Some are in favour of a blanket amnesty for people living in the system for more than five years.

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls
# Way Ahead
# Way Ahead

Michael D Higgins enjoys commanding lead in latest presidential opinion polls

Oct 21st 2018, 7:35 AM 36,595 Views 114 Comments

Although Higgins has a huge lead, the polls may not reflect the recent furore surrounding Peter Casey.

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate
# Pat Kenny
# Pat Kenny

Casey doubles down on anti-Traveller rhetoric in an otherwise unsurprising TV debate

Oct 18th 2018, 1:43 AM 41,245 Views 114 Comments

We can expect Casey’s controversial stance to dominate coverage of the campaign again today.

# gavin-duffy - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate
# PAT KENNY DEBATE
# PAT KENNY DEBATE

As it happened: Casey attacked over Traveller comments in first six-way TV debate

Oct 17th 2018, 11:45 PM 66,904 Views 103 Comments

Pat Kenny moderated the six-way debate on Virgin Media One.

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How did the presidential candidates fare in the Pat Kenny debate?

Oct 17th 2018, 11:30 PM 61,390 Views 121 Comments

All six presidential candidates took part tonight. How did they get on?

Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

Gavin Duffy: 'Can I apologise there are three candidates from the Dragons' Den?'

Oct 17th 2018, 8:09 AM 23,272 Views 17 Comments

On TheJournal.ie’s The Candidate podcast, Duffy said that he and the other Dragons were not “in cahoots”.

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED
# Runaway Leader
# Runaway Leader

Latest poll has Michael D Higgins with nearly twice as many votes as rest of candidates COMBINED

Oct 17th 2018, 7:49 AM 27,145 Views 89 Comments

Higgins has twice as many first preference votes as the rest of the candidates combined, per the latest Irish Times Ipsos/MRBI poll.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 15 October, 2018

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?
# Out Of Ten
# Out Of Ten

Player ratings: How would you rate the candidates who took part in the first presidential debate?

Oct 15th 2018, 11:01 PM 50,902 Views 64 Comments

Four of the six candidates took part in the first TV debate. How did they fare?

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

As it happened: Higgins and Gallagher criticised for 'no shows' at first TV debate

Updated Oct 15th 2018, 11:00 PM 41,576 Views 49 Comments

Claire Byrne hosted the first televised debate of the presidential campaign tonight.

# gavin-duffy - Friday 12 October, 2018

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Seven in 10 people want Michael D Higgins reelected

Oct 12th 2018, 10:53 AM 24,570 Views 139 Comments

A new opinion poll puts the incumbent well out in front.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

'My boy racer years are over': Áras hopeful Gavin Duffy expresses regret over historical driving convictions

Oct 9th 2018, 1:30 PM 19,771 Views 23 Comments

The businessman says that the driving that led to his convictions was ‘inexcusable’.

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum
# Quick Quick Quick
# Quick Quick Quick

Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

Oct 9th 2018, 10:20 AM 19,417 Views 88 Comments

Get your skates on.

# gavin-duffy - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

Gavin Duffy: 'I think seven years is long enough for anybody in any job'

Oct 2nd 2018, 3:32 PM 15,440 Views 64 Comments

The presidential hopeful officially launched his campaign today, defending a background in business.

# gavin-duffy - Thursday 27 September, 2018

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned
# #4outof6
# #4outof6

The first debate of the 2018 Áras race has taken place: here's what we learned

Sep 27th 2018, 3:31 PM 26,696 Views 45 Comments

The first official debate took place on RTÉ Radio’s News at One this afternoon.

# gavin-duffy - Monday 24 September, 2018

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

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

Updated Sep 24th 2018, 5:52 PM 27,726 Views 48 Comments

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
# Aras 18
# Aras 18

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

Sep 18th 2018, 6:59 PM 34,819 Views 34 Comments

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
# Aras18
# Aras18

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

Sep 18th 2018, 1:28 PM 16,342 Views 73 Comments

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
# State Of The Race
# State Of The Race

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

Sep 16th 2018, 7:51 AM 63,618 Views 118 Comments

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
# Aras 18

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

Updated Sep 14th 2018, 2:40 PM 39,414 Views 133 Comments

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
# Endorsements
# Endorsements

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

Sep 10th 2018, 7:45 AM 7,943 Views 29 Comments

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
# Aras18
# Aras18

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

Sep 4th 2018, 8:11 AM 18,245 Views 47 Comments

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
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Gavin Duffy secures presidential nomination from Meath County Council

Sep 3rd 2018, 2:22 PM 16,711 Views 69 Comments

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
# D Day
# D Day

Presidential election to be held on Friday 26 October

Updated Aug 28th 2018, 12:27 PM 41,678 Views 89 Comments

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
# Aras18
# Aras18

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

Aug 27th 2018, 5:36 PM 31,131 Views 86 Comments

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
# Áras An Uachtaráin
# Áras An Uachtaráin

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

Aug 15th 2018, 7:25 PM 13,386 Views 35 Comments

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
# Fair Crack
# Fair Crack

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

Aug 1st 2018, 3:20 PM 47,150 Views 83 Comments

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
# Race For The Park
# Race For The Park

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

Jul 31st 2018, 6:10 PM 24,213 Views 52 Comments

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
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

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

Jul 30th 2018, 9:50 AM 26,260 Views 117 Comments

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

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
# Addiction
# Addiction

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

Jul 30th 2018, 8:32 AM 17,225 Views 104 Comments

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
# Running
# Running

Gavin Duffy seeking nomination for presidential election

Jul 29th 2018, 9:14 AM 30,512 Views 105 Comments

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
# I'm In
# I'm In

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

May 24th 2017, 6:48 PM 17,143 Views 41 Comments

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

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