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Declan Lynch: 'Manuel' moment a turning point in comedy of errors

Declan Lynch is shocked to find Sinn Fein's unforgivable faux pas celebrated as entertainment

Published 12/06/2011 | 05:00

IT IS quite possible that Mary Lou McDonald of Sinn Fein is the only person in the Western world who appears to be in some doubt about the famous character known as Manuel.

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I could specify that the Manuel in question is a TV character, but most of you wouldn't even need to know that much. I could go the whole way and call him Manuel-Of-Fawlty-Towers, but at that point you might think I was insulting your intelligence.

No, "Manuel" should be enough for anyone.

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