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This is the catchiest song about a Healy-Rae's election campaign you'll hear today

No really. It is.

Source: Johnny Healy-Rae/YouTube

WE’VE HAD POSTER wars, independents who can’t spell independent, and some unusual election campaigns – but we haven’t had many, if any, songs.

Thankfully one member of the Healy-Rae political dynasty has been quick to satisfy the Irish public’s appetite for one.

Johnny Healy-Rae has released this short country-western style piece outlining reasons why the people of Co Kerry should give him a vote in the upcoming local elections.

Important points of his campaign outlined in the video include:

No problem is too big for him, cos he’s a Healy-Rae.
Give him any motion, or problem you need solved, ask good ol’ Johnny, and he’ll answer cos he’s sound.
The Bishop said he’d vote for him.

Read: There’s a blog celebrating Ireland’s ridiest election candidates >

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 >

More: Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick’s posters >

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