Category: Spot the Difference

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MIRIAM O’CALLAGHAN CLAIRE BYRNE
Totally convinced that she is RTÉ’s top presenter Totally convinced that she is RTÉ’s top presenter
Enormously high salary to prove it Enormously high salary to prove it
Loves to give politicians a good interrogating Loves to give politicians a good interrogating
Millions of children Catching up fast
Statuesque blonde ambition Statuesque blonde ambition
Plans to replace Michael D as president ASAP Plans to replace Miriam ASAP

TV Listings

  • Operation Transformation: Health and fitness programme. Ray D’Arcy along with a cast of nutritionists and fitness gurus do their level best to ‘transform’ RTÉ viewers into Netflix subscribers. Bad for your health.
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events — Children’s programme.
    Orphaned by its power-sharing executive, Northern Ireland finds itself in the care of two governments, both wholly disinterested in its welfare. Tediously predictable.

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LOUIS VAN GAAL JOSE MOURINHO
  • Slurs meaningless words in a strange accent
  • Reputation for being moody and losing with Man Utd
  • Grossly over-rated and over-paid
  • Believes in his weird hair style and annoying players
  • Known affectionately as “The Sacked One”
  • Slurs meaningless words in a strange accent
  • Reputation for being moody and losing with Chelsea
  • Grossly over-rated and over-paid
  • Believes in providing bean bags for players during matches
  • Affectionately known as “The Special One until he gets sacked in 2017”

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 JACK O’CONNOR  SHANE ROSS
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  • Believes earth is round
  • Thinks Luas strike is justified
  • Hopes to maintain union ties
  • Likes to drive a hard bargain
  • Advocates power for the masses
  • Stands for no nonsense from the bosses
  • Up to a point
  • Thinks Luas is a robust Spanish red
  • Hopes union dies
  • Likes to drive a Government Merc
  • Advocates amassing power
  • Stands for nothing

MINISTER ROSS COMMITTED TO TRANSPORT PORTFOLIO

  • Look bus-y at all times
  • Make inroads with that Dáil menu
  • Train myself to put up with Jack O’Connor
  • Car–ry on pontificating in the Sindo
  • Have no truck with those Fianna Fáil freeloader b****rds
  • Rail against the banks
  • Re-cycle that guff about ‘change’ and ‘’openness’, etc

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 MICHAEL HEALY-RAE  LEO VARADKAR
  •  Shameless self-publicist
  • Cute political opportunist
  • Cap firmly placed in Ring of Kerry
  • Speaks in tongues
  • Shameless self-publicist
  • Cute political opportunist
  • Hat in ring to replace Enda
  • Speaks with forked tongue

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PETER ROBINSON ARLENE FOSTER
   
 Old face of DUP reactionary loyalism  New face of DUP reactionary loyalism
 Despises Shinners  Finds Sinn Féin despicable
 Really loathes UUP bastards  Hates Ulster Unionists even more
 Diehard dull Unionist time-server  Dull time-serving diehard Unionist
 Has colourful wife  Has colourless husband

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OLD ANGELUS NEW ANGELUS
Vague images of wishy-washy sunsets Wishy-washy images of hazy sunsets
Chimes indicating that the news is on Chimes indicating that the news is on
Catholic Mammy baking bread Young couple eating sushi and baklava
More popular than Ray D’Arcy More popular than Ray D’Arcy
Film of fishing boat off Irish coast RTÉ all at sea as usual