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Cork people On TV and radio, and I’m thinking of Matt Cooper in particular, saying left in place of let.
“100 people left go from a company”
“He wouldn’t be left do that”

The word is f**king let

Cooper in particular seems to have decided it’s the cool thing to do

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Anywhere decent to eat between Thurles and Limerick?

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General discussion / Re: The Official World Cup 2018 Thread
« on: June 20, 2018, 05:30:46 PM »
Ger Canning - "their jerseys have their Christian names on the back"

The Saudis he's talking about

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General discussion / Re: The IRISH RUGBY thread
« on: June 18, 2018, 12:42:32 PM »
AZ or Dinny, can you explain what’s happening underage with Ireland?
Beat Japan, just about to stay in the top level of the world U-20 comp. everything you hear about Leinster talks about the conveyor belt of talent. These don’t seem compatible

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GAA Discussion / Re: Connacht Senior Championship 2018
« on: June 17, 2018, 05:34:40 PM »
Rossies have really imploded

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Poor young lad.

I'm hopeful for this Ross team, no superstars but savage work ethic and able to deal with sticky situations in bith games to date

That’s a bit uncalled for, John Maughan is a gentleman

Looks like his son and comrades gave you ur answer today
3-16 to 1-6 final score

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General discussion / Re: Podcasts
« on: June 15, 2018, 01:18:00 PM »
Dan Carlins 5 episodes (about 15 hours) on the First World war was a great listen.

Excellent

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GAA Discussion / Re: Limerick v Mayo, Gaelic Grounds. 9/6/18.
« on: June 10, 2018, 12:10:44 PM »
Gooch 4.14
COC 7.17
Mikey Sheehy 6.49
John Doyle 4.27
P Joyce 4.02
B Brogan J 4.47
Paddy Bradley 5.75
S McDonnell 3.75
Maurice 4.16
B Stafford 5.68

All championship, some scoring from Cillian







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General discussion / Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« on: May 31, 2018, 02:55:55 PM »
I wouldn't see why Clyne would go. He was a mainstay in the team the season before this and you'd have to think that one of Robertson or TAA will struggle in their second season. Gomez was meant to be an England regular up until his injury and he's just forgotten about too.
I'd be very surprised if Clyne went

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General discussion / Re: The OFFICIAL Liverpool FC thread
« on: May 31, 2018, 08:52:01 AM »
https://www.sportsjoe.ie/football/liverpool-make-bid-for-lyons-nabil-fekir-161914

Looks like things are moving fairly quickly all round

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For Mayo, the counties we have yet to play in championship are:

Munster
Waterford

Ulster
Antrim
Monaghan

Leinster
Wicklow
Carlow
Kilkenny

There's a good chance one of these counties will be dropping off this list in a couple of weeks time.

Hopefully we'll scratch that Carlow itch. And a good chance we'll be meeting Monaghan in the Super 8s

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General discussion / Re: Eighth Amendment poll
« on: May 28, 2018, 12:27:47 PM »
Fair enough, I stand corrected. Surprised at that to be honest. Although I suppose FF's vote has collapsed in Dublin, so it's probably a more rural vote, which was closer in most cases anyway I think.

I think its 33 out of 41 FF TDs were opposed including would be successors to MM Michael McGrath and Dara Calleary.

I won't be one for giving credit to FF but I think it was exceptionally courageous what MM did. He was one of the first party leaders to declare and did so very strongly and can't have been easy given the level of opposition in his party.
Its left FF as a bit of a mess

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General discussion / Re: Eighth Amendment poll
« on: May 25, 2018, 12:23:58 AM »
Anyone pregnant girl 17 or under has been raped in the eyes of the law

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General discussion / Re: Corny One for Friday
« on: May 24, 2018, 02:47:06 PM »
To the guy who stole my microsoft office, I will track you down, you have my word

I heard a rumour cadburys are bringing out an oriental chocolate bar.............its a chinese wispa

My friend died because we couldn't remember his blood type. it was awful. As he died he kept telling us to be positive but its hard without him

Did you hear about the man that got sacked by the circus? He's suing them for funfair dismissal

A man died in the nestle factory yesterday. A pallet fell on top of him. He tried to call for help but every time he shouted " the milky bars are on me" everyone just cheered

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General discussion / Re: Eighth Amendment poll
« on: May 24, 2018, 11:06:34 AM »
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/may/23/the-guardian-view-on-the-abortion-referendum-irelands-choice-will-have-a-global-impactq2w

This is, as it must be, Ireland’s decision. But its impact will not end there. It will be felt first in Northern Ireland, with its own punitive laws, and then globally. The influx of cash from foreign anti-abortion groups shows that the vote must be understood in the context of efforts to roll back rights, from the US to Brazil to Poland. A yes vote would hearten those resisting the pressure, a no vote embolden those trying to ban safe, legal abortions. Moreover, the amendment exports rather than halts abortions. In recent decades more than 150,000 Irish women have travelled to have abortions, mostly to England. Others use smuggled pills, risking prosecution if they subsequently need medical attention.

For the truth is that voters are not deciding whether women should have abortions, but where they have them and under what circumstances. The eighth amendment merely creates unnecessary trauma for women and denies abortion to a small number who are in the most difficult circumstances – unable to travel due to their immigration status, poverty, a controlling partner, or their medical condition. That bar has even proved fatal: Savita Halappanavar died from septicaemia following a miscarriage, having been repeatedly refused an abortion. Though her death led to a new law allowing abortions where the mother’s life is at “substantial” risk, the shock it caused nonetheless galvanised the push for more fundamental reform.

These are the uncomfortable realities of the current system. Set against them are of course deeply rooted moral convictions, but also a no campaign fuelled by myths and downright lies. Proposed new legislation would ensure that controls remained on access to abortion. Liberalisation would not result in the widespread abortion of foetuses with Down’s syndrome, as doctors have made clear. And it is not only insulting but flagrantly untrue to suggest that women will seek abortion on a whim.

These attempts to twist facts and stoke sentiment reflect a reactionary, cynical populism familiar from the pro-Brexit and Trump campaigns. Save the Eighth campaigners have urged the public not to trust politicians and have painted themselves as brave anti-establishment voices, latching on to a half-truth: for Ireland has indeed undergone a profound shift in its social attitudes, and what was once controversial now looks like common sense to many. In 1983, 67% of voters supported introducing the amendment. This time, the outcome is too close to call. The taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has campaigned for yes, though less vigorously than many had hoped.

Excellent point Seafoid, very good post IMO

The comparison to Trump is very apt I think. The attitude of people who were against Trump reminds me of the YES people and this thread has been a perfect example. Their aggressive behaviour is more likely to push middle of the road people away from their point than towards it

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