Kevin Doyle: Tycoon candidates mean business but they need a lucky break

Kevin Doyle : Donald Trump has shown the way – and now three businessmen aim to match him in the race for the Aras, writes Kevin Doyle


Gavin Duffy is among those seeking nomination (Niall Carson/PA)
Gavin Duffy is among those seeking nomination (Niall Carson/PA)

Everything is life is luck. That’s the angle Donald Trump takes on success. At the same time, he claims to have “tremendous intelligence, smarts, cunning, strength and stamina”.

In fact, the US President believes he has the “hottest brand” in the world.

For better or worse, it got him all the way to the White House and it would appear that he has inspired a generation of businessmen who think they can be politicians.

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