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24th Jul 2013

New Irish senator is a top class Fernando Torres lookalike

We hope Senator Hildegarde Naughton’s latest move works out better than El Nino’s...

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We hope Senator Hildegarde Naughton’s latest move works out better than El Nino’s…

Our newest national politician is Senator Hildegarde Naughton. The Fine Gael member is a former mayor of Galway and she stepped into the Upper House yesterday following the departure of Martin McAleese.

And now, thanks to the eagle-eyed, and brilliant, Irish Twitter political account Oireachtas Retort (@Oireachtas_RX), a striking similarity between the new Senator and a Spanish goalscorer can’t be unseen.

Great spot. Now, let’s just hope for Naughton’s sake her early promise doesn’t tail off into a somewhat disappointing end to her career…

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