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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# on the doorsteps

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Catching up with the council candidates: They love canvassing but juggling politics with jobs is a challenge
Some local election candidates say they have been knocking on doors since January, in the fight for seats.
There are around 50 'new Irish' running for council seats. We hit the trail with three of them in Dublin
Candidates with backgrounds in countries as far afield as Mauritius and India are running.
And they're off... politicians around the country kick into full election mode
Here is what they’ve been up to.
Well that's one way to get rid of election canvassers