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GAA Discussion / TG4 coverage of NFL & NHL
« on: January 15, 2016, 08:06:01 AM »
Does anyone have the list of fixtures they are showing on Sundays?

I can find the Setanta Saturday matches on line but no sign of TG4.

General discussion / Tony Fearon doesn't hit the big time!
« on: October 11, 2012, 03:30:33 PM »
Tony finally has the world wide audience he has been craving!

GAA Discussion / Tickets for the Football Final
« on: September 14, 2012, 09:16:22 AM »
Bredagh GAC All Ireland Tickets - Club Draw

Your Chance to win 2 tickets to the 2012 All Ireland Football Final Donegal  V Mayo or 2 tickets to the All Ireland Hurling Final Replay Galway v Kilkenny. First name drawn has first choice.

Enter and pay on-line at - follow the link. 

General discussion / Barking Dogs
« on: September 10, 2012, 05:04:23 PM »
The neighbours bought a new pup and the wee bollocks barks like feck night and day when they're out.

It there anything I can do to shut him up?

GAA Discussion / Ticket Swap Thread
« on: August 28, 2012, 09:26:08 PM »
I have 4 tickets for the Camogie finals on 16th Sept in Croke Park.

Anyone prepared to swap them for hurling tickets on 9th Sept?

General discussion / Derry/Londonderry - The UK City of culture
« on: August 09, 2012, 10:00:42 PM »

Two men, who allegedly abused and insulted tourists of three different nationalities, have been remanded in custody at Londonderry Magistrates Court.

What a great place to go for your holidays.

General discussion / Rangers FC to go into administration
« on: February 13, 2012, 03:43:42 PM »
How the mighty have fallen but not unexpected! How long before something similar happens to one of the current big clubs in England? It happens in the league of Ireland all the time it seems.

GAA Discussion / Tyrone Ladies Football Final
« on: June 27, 2011, 08:17:02 AM »
I heard Noel Doran from the Irish News on the wireless last night talking about a Punch up at the Tyrone Ladies final. Apparently there was a row at the end of the match and the referee and a county board official were both knocked out.

Never annoy a Tyrone woman.

General discussion / blow for "Our Wee Country"
« on: July 30, 2010, 02:52:55 PM »
The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled that anyone born in the 6 counties can be selected to play soccer for the Republic of Ireland. There is no right of appeal.

General discussion / Classic scenes from the Movies
« on: March 14, 2010, 09:36:21 PM »

General discussion / National Day of Protest on 6th Nov!
« on: November 03, 2009, 07:41:04 PM »
ICTU have organised a National Day of Protest for Friday to protest the Govt's handling of the economic crisis. Marches will be held in 8 town and city centres - Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford, Sligo, Tullamore, and Dundalk.

Details here:

Over on Slugger O'Toole, Mack argues that the unions have been in denial but that they are beginning to smell the coffee. Not everyone agrees with him. Here's a link to the story:

Union leaders appear to favour cuts in the number of public servants rather than cuts in pay.

Will you be supporting the Day of Protest?

General discussion / Traditional Irish Food
« on: October 20, 2009, 09:01:59 PM »
Is there such thing?

The French, Italians and even the English might look down on us but there are times when I love nothing better than the meals my mother used to cook.
Liver, bacon and onions. Or Champ. Or stew. Or fried turnip/cabbage and bacon. Vegetable soup. A fry on Sunday afer Mass.

Sometimes the traditional Irish meals we grew up with just hit the spot.

General discussion / British winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan?
« on: September 30, 2009, 01:13:43 PM »
I see the British "Hearts and minds" campaign in Afghanistan is going well. If it wasn't for the death of the unfortunate child this would almost be funny it's so ridiculous.

GAA Discussion / How many?
« on: September 23, 2009, 09:36:02 PM »
Why so many about Armagh? Come on lads try to keep to a couple of treads.

GAA Discussion / Club with the longest name?
« on: September 18, 2009, 08:30:57 AM »
I met a woman recently who proudly informed me that Newtownbutler First Fermanagh's Gaelic Football Club has the longest name of any GAA in the world.

Why someone would want to claim this I don't know. I suppose in Newtownbutler there isn't too much to boast about.

Surely there must be another club somewhere with a longer name than that or is this accepted as fact? Should someone inform the Guinness Book of Records?

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