Saturday 24 June 2017

Martina Devlin: Eager to prove he's not just a pretty Facebook campaign . . .

Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

EARRING removed so it doesn't alienate older voters? Check. Wearing a suit to look as if he's old enough to vote? Check. Had a word in the college chief's ear about all the lectures he's missing? Check.

Despite his youth, student Dylan Haskins (23) is not the youngest contender in the general election, though he does stand out amid a sea of middle-aged candidates.

While he may not have the experience of other potential TDs, nor does he have their baggage.

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