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Watch this Labour TD read mean tweets about himself

Poor Aodhán Ó Ríordáin gets an awful time on Twitter…

LAST WEEKEND WE brought you the Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams reading out his own, often bizarre, tweets to camera.

So this week in a twist – admittedly inspired by Jimmy Kimmel – we got the Labour TD and Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin to read out some of the mean tweets aimed in his direction in recent weeks.

He’s no stranger to a social media controversy, so here’s him reading some of the more unsavoury tweets:

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Watch Gerry Adams read his tweets – and yes, he writes them himself


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