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Eilis O'Hanlon : When Marie-Louise stepped into a real world – ours

The senator's visit to a Vincent de Paul charity shop, recalled on Pat Kenny's radio show, was mind-blowingly patronising

Published 23/12/2012 | 05:00

Being Christmas, it was only fitting that Pat Kenny should have offered up a new version of an old seasonal favourite on his radio show last week. But there was a twist.

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In the original story of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, the children step through a door from our world into the magical snowy land of Narnia.

In RTE's update, Pat took a tentative step through a door linking the cossetted realm of privilege and entitlement that is the national broadcaster into a mysterious place known as The Real World.

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