Capturing the moment with our political caption competition

Winning writers of best lines to describe what these politicians are up to

 

In December we ran a competition with images of politicians in action, looking for the best/funniest captions to describe what they are up to.

Here are the winning entries:

Picture 1: "This Christmas tree is like our coalition, lots of ornaments and only a few bright lights." - by JohnDevitt

Picture 2 - "So, my plan is this. We put on sad faces, the public see we share their pain, we get elected, brilliant isn't it. I expect Colm to be the best sad face in the party, I have asked him to practice, constantly." - by TomCallanan

Picture 3 - "This Wikipedia sign language app is total rubbish, it's nothing like what that lad's doing over there..." - by Des Cox

1st Prize: Two VIP tickets to the Leinster v Ospreys match at the RDS on Friday January 17th with overnight stay for two people at the five-star Conrad hotel, official hotel to Leinster Rugby, and a bottle of the award-winning Wolf Blass Yellow Label.

2nd Prize: A case of Wolf Blass Yellow Label wine plus some great Leinster rugby merchandise.

3rd Prize: A copy of George Hook’s new book This is Rugby, signed by both the author and Irish rugby legend Jack Kyle, plus a bottle of the award-winning Wolf Blass Yellow Label.

Winners are asked to make contact with us by emailing dlabanyi@irishtimes.com. A process of identification will apply.

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