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This Fine Gael TD's 'Mo' is getting some strange looks around Leinster House

Brendan Griffin’s handlebars are causing a bit of a stir.

imagePic: Brendan Griffin Facebook

“CURVACEOUS WITH A mild Sergeant Pepper’s influence” is how Brendan Griffin describes his moustache which is causing quite the stir around Leinster House – or so he says.

The Fine Gael TD for Kerry South is sporting a handlebar muzzy in aid of men’s cancer and just over a week in it’s already shaping to be pretty impressive by the end of  this month.

This is the second year that Griffin has taken part in ‘Movember’ – where men spend the month of November growing ‘taches to support men’s cancer charities, with varying degrees of success.

Writing on his charity page, Griffin says that he’s “making good progress but getting very strange looks around Leinster House…”

However he goes on to warn that he will be extracting donations from anyone who slags it off and on Facebook he says he’s already collected €16 from on the spot fines.

It’s not yet clear if any other TDs are joining Griffin in his Movember challenge.

Mind you, for some in Leinster House every month is Movember:

imagePic: Photocall Ireland

Are you growing a Mo for Movember? Let us know in the comments or send us your efforts so far.

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