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On The Polls

In case it has escaped your attention, there are a couple of election campaigns underway. I know, the excitement is really gripping the nation as we decide who will represent us in Europe and on our local councils. Meanwhile, voters …

Wed, May 13, 2009, 12:59

   

In case it has escaped your attention, there are a couple of election campaigns underway. I know, the excitement is really gripping the nation as we decide who will represent us in Europe and on our local councils. Meanwhile, voters in Dublin Central and Dublin South probably can’t sleep at night thanks to the added bonus of deciding on a new TD to rep them in the Dail.

Some of you may well agree with Nighty Night that it’s all a waste of time. Many more of you will go along with Deaglan’s view that the current line-ups prove we need new blood. And plenty of you, especially those who regard elections as their favourite blood-sport outside of ice-hockey, coursing and/or junior hurling, relish the thought of all these lads and lasses wearing out shoe-leather looking for your vote and making eejits of themselves in the process. As you may have guessed, On The Record falls into the latter category.

With that in mind, and prompted by the reaction to yesterday’s post (including not one, but two sightings of The Bert hobbling his way from door to door looking for votes), it’s On The Polls. All election-related goings on and observations are welcome here, from tales of what Small Logo Party are up to in your ‘hood to posters going bump in the night. The more ludicrous the better. Question: whatever happen to Royston Brady?

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