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It might seem like a two-donkey race, but there’s an unknown factor in this general election, a candidate Paddy Power could start taking bets on: independent candidate Mr Tayto.

12th May, 2007

It might seem like a two-donkey race, but there’s an unknown factor in this general election, a candidate Paddy Power could start taking bets on: independent candidate Mr Tayto.

Fine Gael handlers were stunned when Mr Tayto, his spindoctor Frank Kelly and a television crew arrived at the party’s election headquarters on Dublin’s Leeson Street bridge looking for their number ones.

Kelly, also known as Father Jack (‘‘Girls! Feck!...

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