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Thursday 23 February 2017

No party machine behind her, but Nessa Childers happy to brandish her independent credentials

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Nessa Childers on the campaign trail in Kimmage as a poster for Emer Costello looms across the road
Nessa Childers on the campaign trail in Kimmage as a poster for Emer Costello looms across the road
Nessa Childers talks to a constituent in Kimmage. Photo: Mark Condren

NESSA Childers was keeping vigil for shoppers outside the large SuperValu supermarket in Kimmage.

Right in her eyeline, on the opposite wall of the car park, loomed a huge poster of Labour's Euro candidate for Dublin, Emer Costello.

"The main parties sweep into places like something out of 'Transformers', in a line of jeeps covered in logos," she shrugged.

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