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11 of the most Irish things that have already happened in the election campaign

Sure isn’t it great craic.

THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN is less than a week old.

But already it’s provided some gas moments:

1. Like when these guys had ONE job to do

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2. And Micheál Martin had his Father Ted moment on the campaign trail

Tweet by @Paschal Sheehy Source: Paschal Sheehy/Twitter

3. When we could never, ever forget Booby Sands

Tweet by @Fiona O'Connor Source: Fiona O'Connor/Twitter

4. That time poetry got us through the tough times

Tweet by @Alan Shatter Source: Alan Shatter/Twitter

5. And the voters response to it seemed to be summed up as

Tweet by @Aoife Source: Aoife/Twitter

6. There was the time Alan Shatter’s famous campaign tennis balls were revealed

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7. And when Paddy Power were quickly in with a cheeky dig on the very first day

Tweet by @Paddy Power Source: Paddy Power/Twitter

8. Not to forget the time the best campaign product of all time was spotted

Tweet by @TheJournal Politics Source: TheJournal Politics/Twitter

9. There was this response seen in Dublin 4

Tweet by @Stephen Curtis Source: Stephen Curtis/Twitter

10. And the time Snapchatter Killian O’Sullivan turned the election posters into solid gold

Tweet by @Killian O'Sullivan Source: Killian O'Sullivan/Twitter

11. And finally… when Michael Healy Rae repurposed the cult classic that is Hit the Diff into a campaign tune

Source: Michael Healy-Rae TD/YouTube

We can only imagine what entertainment the next few weeks will bring.

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David Elkin

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