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Pope Ireland visit 2018: Funny video shows Taoiseach struggling to put on poncho at the Phoenix Park

Pope Ireland visit 2018: Funny video shows Taoiseach struggling to put on poncho at the Phoenix Park
27 Aug
5:04

A video of the Toaiseach struggling to put on a poncho at a wet and windy Phoenix Park yesterday is doing the rounds on social media.

Leo Varadkar braved the rotten weather to see Pope Francis say mass in the park in front of thousands as gales and rain lashed the venue.

The Fine Gael leader sat beside President Michael D Higgins and wife Sabina Higgins, who both wrapped up warm in the adverse weather conditions.

The short video shows a number of people helping the Taoiseach into his rainjacket, which at one point threatens to take off like a kite as strong gusts billowed across the venue.

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