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A fellah at the Ploughing told me the exact date of the General Election...

Published 26/09/2015 | 02:30

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Anna May McHugh arriving to the 2015 National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, County Laois on Wednesday morning
Pic:Mark Condren
23.9.2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Anna May McHugh arriving to the 2015 National Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, County Laois on Wednesday morning Pic:Mark Condren 23.9.2015

A snapshot of all life in Ireland, the Ploughing Championship is also the ultimate political melting pot.

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Outside of Leinster House, it's the only part of the landscape where you see political colours of all hues.

Pretty much every politician worth their salt from outside Dublin will turn up over the three days.

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