Let's do the decent thing, first time, and say Yes to love
Most Irish people love politics. Or at least an election, even when they don't vote. But they have some peculiar priorities.
As the referendum campaign picked up speed, we took notice of Cameron's comprehensive victory across the water. But few people could tell you anything about the results from Northern Ireland just up the road.
Leaving out lowering the age of presidential candidates (I am for it) let's look at the referendum, the results in Northern Ireland and the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.