The Eighth

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Every foreign TV report of the Eighth campaign

Cottage and sheep in the distance.
Saint Patrick’s Day parade.
Church spires.
Farmer with a border collie.
Keith Mills.
Leo Varadkar’s socks.
Nuns.
Pantibar.
Fintan O’Toole.
Closing shot of sunset behind Hapenny bridge.

Things you won’t hear during the Eighth campaign

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By Gerard Cunningham

Gerard Cunningham occupies his time working as a journalist, writer, sub-editor, blogger and tweeter, yet still finds himself underemployed. Go figure.