Sunday 22 September 2019

'I've just been endorsed by actual Mattress Mick' - FG hopeful's delight at celebrity bed salesman's backing


Jennifer Carroll MacNeill
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FINE Gael local election candidate Jennifer Carroll MacNeill was thrilled to get the backing of celebrity bed salesman 'Mattress Mick'.

The memory-foam king posted on Twitter about how he met the Killiney-Shankill hopeful and said he was "very impressed with her energy and determination".

Ms MacNeill - a former adviser to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy - reacted with delight.

"I've just been endorsed by actual Mattress Mick. I have to lie down. On a mattress."

She told Mick the "feeling is mutual", adding a smiley emoji with love hearts.

Irish Independent

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