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Gavin Duffy Is The Fourth Person To Officially Enter The Presidential Race


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Businessman Gavin Duffy has secured a nomination for the presidency from Waterford Council – giving him the four nominations he needs to run.

He is the fourth candidate to officially enter the race.

At a special council meeting this morning, he secured 14 votes over journalist Gemma O’ Doherty's two - with one abstention.

The former Dragon's Den star was previously endorsed by councils in Meath, Carlow and Wicklow.

He joins President Michael D Higgins, Senator Joan Freeman and Businessman Sean Gallagher on the ballot paper.

 

The election is due to be held on October 26th.


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