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The race is on in Dun Laoghaire: Mary Hanafin is back

Sitting TD Mary Mitchell-O’Connor is seen as a shoo-in

31st January, 2016
Fianna Fáil candidate Mary Hanafin canvassing at Granitefield, Rochestown AvenuePictures: Maura Hickey

Within minutes of arriving in the Granitefield estate in Dun Laoghaire it is obvious why Mary Hanafin has changed into a comfy looking pair of Ecco runners. She does not walk the streets, she runs them.

“When people tell you they’re not voting for Labour or Fine Gael, take them the rest of the journey and find out who they are going to vote,” she tells her well-drilled team of ten local Fianna Fáil cumann...

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