19 Things That Could Only Happen In Irish Politics

Only in Ireland...

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Irish politics has boasted a rollercoaster ride in recent years, with bratty politicians, rioting workers and wildly unorthodox posters.

Trust us, they're even more bizarre than you'd imagine. 

Read 'em and weep...

1. This genuine election poster 

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2. This truly harrowing campaign video 

3. A senator raising a debate about fraping

A pressing modern issue. 

4. This homage to the X Factor 

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Photo cred: Irish Election Literature

5. An anti-austerity TD 'dabbing' in The Dáil

6. This poster of Luke Ming Flanagan firing up an enormous spliff

7. An unruly politician refusing to believe that climate change exists 

8. This absolutely maddening Progressive Democrats poster

...what?

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Photo cred: Irish Election Literature

9. A riot kicking off in the chamber due to someone dressing in a jumper

10. A politician challenging a minister to drink a glass of piss

11. A TD screaming 'Fuck you' to a deputy, while at work

12. This

Oh, this. 

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13. These genuine promises for the youth of the country

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Photo cred: Irish Election Literature

14. A prospective party member inviting all of her voters 'round for tea

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Photo cred: Irish Election Literature

15. Everything about this masterpiece

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Photo cred: Tinypic

16. A senator making animal noises in The Dáil

Credit: Joe.ie

17. A trad sesh kicking off outside The Dáil

18. A TD leaving their big important speech on the floor of the bathroom

Read the full story here.

19. And finally, a teenager telling Joan Burton to shove her water bill 'up her fiscal space'

Yep, that actually happened

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Kate Demolder

Kate is a contributing writer here at Lovin Dublin. You are as likely to see her indulging in some of Dublin’s finer establishments, as well as panic-exercising the day after.

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