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Poll: Should Enda Kenny do the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Everyone from Ben Affleck to George Bush have had a bucket of ice water chucked over them. Should our Taoiseach get involved?

You're up, Taoiseach.
You're up, Taoiseach.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

UNLESS YOU HAVE been living under a rock somewhere, the Ice Bucket Challenge has taken over.

It’s not just you and your friends that are taking part, some of the most famous people in the world have also had buckets of ice water chucked over them.

Undignified?

Despite being nominated a few times, US President Barack Obama said he will not be taking part, but he said he would be donating to the cause, while the former US President George Bush mocked that it was not very “presidential” to have a bucket of water thrown over him, before his wife then did just that.

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association’s Chief Executive Aisling Farrell has reportedly nominated Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take part.

We want to know what you think. Is it not very statesmanlike? Should politicians take part or should they shy away like President Obama? Or do you think they shouldn’t take it all so seriously and start filling up that bucket?

Poll: Should Enda Kenny do the Ice Bucket Challenge?


Poll Results:

Yes, sure it's for a good cause (4908)
No, it's not something the Taoiseach should do (2819)
I don't know (343)



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