Ben Gilroy's viral election video and bonus remix

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EU election candidate for Dublin, Ben Gilroy released a campaign video which wen viral yesterday. The video shows Gilroy using a hurley stick to batter multiple drywall panels spray-painted with words like 'State Corruption', 'Constitutional Violations', 'unlawful evictions' and 'RTÉ'. The video was shared widely on social media. Joe.ie did a remix of the video with a well known viral clip of a man slipping on ice as shown on RTÉ news a few winters ago.
https://www.joe.ie/politics/watch-mep...

The Irish Independent claims the video got 300k views overnight.
https://www.independent.ie/videos/iri...

Gilroy is an anti-eviction activist who featured in this video warning people that the use of Loyalists from Northern Ireland as bailiffs to evict Irish tenants would lead to violence.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxReh...

Girloy's facebook and twitter can be found here:
https://www.facebook.com/ben.gilroy.96
https://twitter.com/BenGilroy11

First published: Facebook | 18 May 2019
https://www.facebook.com/ben.gilroy.9...



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