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The Final Countdown / Long Shot Candidates

The Final Countdown / Long Shot Candidates

Surpluses, quotas and transfers, voter calculus - for true politics nerds, count weekend provides a rich bounty. Three such nerds - Irish Times Social Media Editor David Cochrane, Jane Suiter of DCU and Adrian Kavanagh of NUI Maynooth - are in studio to pore over the permutations and indulge in a little speculation for good measure.

In part two Hugh chats with two first-time Independent candidates with some unusual policy ideas, Kerry Guinan and Dr Marcus De Brun. They explain why they are running despite the odds being against them of taking seats.