Between the local elections, the European elections and the Divorce Referendum there has been no shortage of campaign material doing the rounds and we've had a right laugh at some of it. From national to local, there have been some 'outstanding' posters, promotional videos and songs. Here are just a few:
First a foremost, Ben Gilroy wants you to know why he carries a 'hurley stick':
While Peter Casey has had an epiphany:
— Peter Casey (@CaseyPeterJ) May 16, 2019
Speaking of Peter Casey, his upset at a 2013 parody account of Luke 'Ming' Flanagan has been particularly entertaining:
You are an embarrassment to Ireland, stop using foul language.
— Peter Casey (@CaseyPeterJ) May 22, 2019
There was this press release:
And, no, it wasn't a hoax:
Incredibly, "I'd Vote 4u" wasn't the worst song of the campaign:
— Alan Kinsella (@electionlit) May 19, 2019
The greatest politician nickname was spotted in Kerry. Move aside, 'Ming':
Why is the podium in a field??
— Alan Kinsella (@electionlit) May 21, 2019
No, this is the best election poster:
The Denise McMorrow poster has to be my fave. It looks like a cross between a Texas Republican Party candidate, a Eurovision CD cover and an ad for a new sitcom coming soon to ABC. She just needs a wind machine in that luscious hair and she’s good to go. Fab. pic.twitter.com/4He5DkS0zP
— Davey Donnelly (@DaveyDonn) April 30, 2019
The real fun, however, has been with the fake candidates:
— Eoin Keane (@EoinKeane101) May 12, 2019
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If you liked these then there are plenty more to peruse on the always excellent @electionlit Twitter account.