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Re: Sinn Fein? They have gone away, you know.
« Reply #5505 on: April 12, 2019, 10:35:16 AM »
I was at a wedding Dessie O'Hare was attending a few years back, it sounds mad but there was something disturbing about the intensity he clapped along with the Gareth Brooks impersonator   ;D ;D

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« Reply #5506 on: April 12, 2019, 11:44:16 AM »
I was at a wedding Dessie O'Hare was attending a few years back, it sounds mad but there was something disturbing about the intensity he clapped along with the Gareth Brooks impersonator   ;D ;D
He must be one of the few INLA heads still living
They were insanely violent

 https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/our-32-years-of-torment-searching-for-seamus-35709331.html
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« Reply #5508 on: May 30, 2019, 05:07:47 PM »
Sinn Féin rapidly evaporating in the 26 after last week's elections.
Losing 2 of their 3 MEPs ( recount in South so small chance still) and around 70 Councillors.
Matt Carty calling for a root and branch review of where they went wrong.
Matt- start with ye're numpty of a "leader".

Just being against everything and complaining but offering nothing doesn't work.

Especially that there are less disgruntled people about with things improving. Coppinger and the likes gave that market cornered..

Also complaining about lack of housing while boasting about stopping housing developments
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« Reply #5509 on: May 30, 2019, 05:19:56 PM »
Sinn Féin rapidly evaporating in the 26 after last week's elections.
Losing 2 of their 3 MEPs ( recount in South so small chance still) and around 70 Councillors.
Matt Carty calling for a root and branch review of where they went wrong.
Matt- start with ye're numpty of a "leader".

Just being against everything and complaining but offering nothing doesn't work.

Especially that there are less disgruntled people about with things improving. Coppinger and the likes gave that market cornered..

Also complaining about lack of housing while boasting about stopping housing developments

In the North too they have paid the price for abstentionism in Stormont. They can't ride two horses. If they want to govern in ROI they need to show they're willing to do so in NI.
 

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« Reply #5510 on: May 30, 2019, 05:42:42 PM »
It’s good enough for them. Useless shower of pricks.

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« Reply #5511 on: May 30, 2019, 09:08:59 PM »
I can think of alot of things that have went wrong...

Last few years they have been too wrapped up in identity politics. That stuff plays well in the under 25s and on social media, but not in the real world.
Poor leadership from the top.
Preaching about Palestine all the live long day to people in Ireland. Reinforces the stereotype that they are a protest party.
I also know the abortion stance caused real resentment in the party outside of Belfast and Dublin.

It's a shame about the loss of MEPs, they had our back in EU, but let's be honest, Dublin and London will decide our fate.

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« Reply #5512 on: May 30, 2019, 09:25:06 PM »
Tales of bullying; Councillors leaving the Party;  Not allowing a Conscience vote on the Abortion legislation losing Ó Tóibín as a result and giving rise to Aontú........
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« Reply #5513 on: May 30, 2019, 10:00:11 PM »
I can think of alot of things that have went wrong...

Last few years they have been too wrapped up in identity politics. That stuff plays well in the under 25s and on social media, but not in the real world.
Poor leadership from the top.
Preaching about Palestine all the live long day to people in Ireland. Reinforces the stereotype that they are a protest party.
I also know the abortion stance caused real resentment in the party outside of Belfast and Dublin.

It's a shame about the loss of MEPs, they had our back in EU, but let's be honest, Dublin and London will decide our fate.

What was Aontú's share of vote in south?

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« Reply #5514 on: May 31, 2019, 03:40:04 PM »
Sinn Fein have a born leader in Pearse Doherty, but political correctness seems to have got in the way for now. Mary Lou, is a like able politician, but she just isn’t leadership material. Thone yoke from Tyrone, I wince every time she opens her beak. Every time that PWL appears on TV it must cost them 1000 votes.
The biggest issue and one no one seems to be looking at this in depth, is that nationalists in the north just aren’t bothering to vote. At a time when unionism is fracturing right in front of our eyes, the taigs have lost interest and can you really blame them?
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« Reply #5515 on: June 07, 2019, 10:40:03 AM »
Whenever Colum Eastwood said this SF layed into him pretty thick even going to as far as to produce a wee video. Wonder will they do the same now Gerry has said the exact same?

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/dont-rush-into-irish-unity-after-poll-without-a-plan-says-gerry-adams-38190115.html

Former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams has suggested that a united Ireland should not happen immediately after a border poll in favour of it, as the lesson from Brexit was that a "referendum without a plan is stupid".

Eastwood if you remember said that there should be a special place in hell for those who call for border poll without a plan.
https://twitter.com/sinnfeinireland/status/1100826310899834885?lang=en

This is what hypocrisy looks like.


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« Reply #5516 on: June 07, 2019, 11:25:56 AM »
Good man Gerry...catching up with what I said here about 5 years ago.
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« Reply #5517 on: June 10, 2019, 10:00:17 AM »
SF and the SDLP need to start working together and stop the political point scoring and internecine feuding.