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Pope wins joint-first prize at Durrow Scarecrow Festival

 This scarecrow Pope was a crowd pleaser at the Durrow Scarecrow Festival. Picture by Niall Carson, PA Wire
Michael McHugh, Press Association
A giant scarecrow version of the Pope has won joint-first prize in a competition in a Co Laois town. The pontiff is due to visit the Republic of Ireland later this month. The massive model of Po[...]

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