The “Who forgot to put a remote control self destruct device in those Gilmore for Taoiseach posters” Award: The Labour Party.
The “No new taxes, no cutbacks and a Happy Meal with every vote!” Award: Gerry Adams.
The “Just say nothing and let the other fellas talk themselves out of a job” Award: Enda.
The “What the f**k just happened?” Award: Eamon Gilmore.
The “I didn’t interrupt you!” Award: Micheal Martin.
The “Glenn Close Bunny Boiler” Award: Anyone who gave, in seriousness, that If you love me, you’ll vote Fine Gael e-card. Shudder. There couldn’t have been anyone, surely?
The “Po-faced this is very serious” Award: Whoever decided to add “The FBI have been contacted” to FG’s press release about their website hacking.
The “Let’s keep this one off the airwaves after that performance” Award: A member of the Labour front bench.
The Alice Glenn “Keeping Ireland free from that sort of thing” Award: Lucinda.
The Brass Neck Award: Fianna Fail on their conversion to political reform.
The “We answer to a higher being” Award: The Greens on some of their emphasis during the campaign.
The “Can’t wait to see where this goes. Wait ’til you see the movie!” Award: Dylan Haskins.
The “Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer only you can save the day now!” Award: Fine Gael.
Finally a special rosette for Joe Higgins for his “Our manifesto is not for the media. It is a tool to aid discussion on the doorsteps with working people.” Bless.