The Alan Kelly rap from 2009 has been found and you're in for a treat

Back in 2009, Labour TD and Minister For Environment Alan Kelly was making his MEP bid and, as part of his campaign, released a rap song.

The Alan Kelly rap from 2009 has been found and you're in for a treat

Written and performed by Cork rapper (and friend of Kelly) GMC, it advised voters to tell Fianna Fáil candidates to "go home when they knock on your doors… See their name, Fianna Fáil; no fada, spells Fianna fail,"

And also featured this unforgettable line.

"His opinion isn’t outdated like lino in kitchens and women like to say he looks like Brian O’Driscoll."

Last summer, people noticed it had sadly been taken down from Kelly’s website. Richard Chambers of Newstalk tried his best to locate it but he had no success.

Until now.

Chambers was sent the clip from an ’overseas source’ and dropped (are we using that term correctly?) the track last night.

Twitter was, of course, overcome with delight.

There has been no comment, as yet, from Alan Kelly on the song’s re-emergence - or if, perhaps, he plans to release an updated version.

At the time, Kelly had this to say about the track:

"It is a very entertaining, humorous song but with a very serious message portraying the anger that many people are feeling but also looking at using Europe as a mechanism to create jobs, so that we can get ourselves out of this recession."

Michael, Healy-Rae,

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