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Phrases we haven’t heard since the general election…

Candidates couldn’t stop repeating certain phrases a year ago… what were they again?

IT’S BEEN A year since the general election, and it has been oddly easy to forget those ubiquitous phrases that flooded radio waves and column inches during the campaign.

Although many of us would be happy to never hear them again, it’s worth taking a look at the phrases that have become less pervasive in recent months…

Phrases we haven’t heard since the general election…
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  • "I don't accept that"

  • "In bed with the bankers"

  • "Burn the bondholders"

  • "An end to cronysim"

  • “Separate bank debt from public debt”

  • "Let's get Ireland working"

  • "Ireland 2.0"

  • "Fine Gael - Every Little Hurts!"

  • "Substantial debate"

  • "Protect child benefit"

  • "Paddy likes to know what the story is"

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