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We spotted this quite bizarre Enda Kenny poster in Castlebar last night

Grotesque, Unbelievable, Bizarre and Unprecedented.

YOU’LL ALL BE familiar with the famous Barack Obama ‘Hope’ poster that was the iconic image of his historic 2008 US presidential election campaign.

Barack_Obama_Hope_poster Source: Wikimedia Commons

The same poster, or at least at version of it, appears in Cox’s Bar and Restaurant in Enda Kenny’s hometown of Castlebar.

Nothing extraordinary there.

But on the wall beside it is another poster that appears to have been created by some very enthusiastic Kenny supporters:

Enda Hope Source: Hugh O'Connell/

As you’d expect there’s strong support for the Taoiseach in his constituency where he topped the poll four years ago. But this is taking it to a new level.

(And yes, that is our pint too. We only had the one. Honest.)

Follow @oconnellhugh and @TJ_Politics for coverage of the Fine Gael national conference in Castlebar this weekend. 

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