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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1380 on: June 27, 2020, 05:01:33 PM »
Favourable economic future and SF in the one sentence .....
Did I not read that the Programme for Government includes an Office for All Ireland Affairs??
Comhaontas Glas are an AI Party.
Martin and Cowan not having empathy with the North would be representative of their age group and locations.
1 BIG CUP and 1 Cupeen so far....

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1381 on: June 27, 2020, 05:22:34 PM »
If SF are serious about UI they and other Politicians need to put forward realistic proposals on how an All-Island solution would look. UK are at the stage 

The problem is that they are not serious about a UI. At the stage the main obstacle to a UI is how you pay for it, yet SF keep making it harder to pay for with their free money policies.
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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1382 on: June 27, 2020, 05:29:50 PM »
Favourable economic future and SF in the one sentence .....
Did I not read that the Programme for Government includes an Office for All Ireland Affairs??
Comhaontas Glas are an AI Party.
Martin and Cowan not having empathy with the North would be representative of their age group and locations.

In terms of FG , by their very nature ,They are partitionists , Tbf  Leo Varadkar doesn't try to hide this. The problem for FF is they claim
To be UI party but have now joined forces with FG, who donít have that outlook. That will undoubtedly result in a further erosion of their core electoral support. Martin is prepared to jeopardise that to egotistically seize the opportunity to  become Taoiseach at a very challenging time for the island. He has given very little indication that heís capable of meeting a challenge of that size . That said this coalition is a broad church , and the input of the greens will be crucial in delivering real change.
ROI as an economy has benefitted enormously from multinational companies and as a result scored well on most economic parameters, can this coalition translate that economic advantage into areas of need:poverty,homelessness/health ?......the record of FF/FG in that regard has been poor, the new government must put our relative wealth to better use

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1383 on: June 27, 2020, 07:27:34 PM »
Seems the new Unit is called the "Shared Ireland Unit" and is part of the Department of the Taoiseach.
Since 1970 hasn't been much difference between FF and FG on the North except a bit of grandstanding by Haughey while in opposition and Bruton not overly pursuing the peace process in the mid 90s.
I see they stuck that smarmy know it all p***k Donnelly with Health. Is it a Machivellian plot to put a halt to his gallop?
1 BIG CUP and 1 Cupeen so far....

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1384 on: June 27, 2020, 07:37:41 PM »
Seems the new Unit is called the "Shared Ireland Unit" and is part of the Department of the Taoiseach.
Since 1970 hasn't been much difference between FF and FG on the North except a bit of grandstanding by Haughey while in opposition and Bruton not overly pursuing the peace process in the mid 90s.
I see they stuck that smarmy know it all p***k Donnelly with Health. Is it a Machivellian plot to put a halt to his gallop?

And not one senior minister west of the Shannon. Oh and that asshole Eamon Ryan as transport minister.
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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1385 on: June 27, 2020, 07:50:01 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.
1 BIG CUP and 1 Cupeen so far....

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1386 on: June 27, 2020, 08:00:44 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1387 on: June 27, 2020, 09:28:43 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
Too many independents west of Shannon

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1388 on: June 27, 2020, 10:00:42 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
Too many independents west of Shannon

Too many wankers west of the Shannon, chief of which are the Healy-Raes!

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1389 on: June 27, 2020, 10:02:55 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
Too many independents west of Shannon

Too many wankers west of the Shannon, chief of which are the Healy-Raes!

How's your geography, chief?
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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1390 on: June 27, 2020, 10:07:24 PM »
 :D :D
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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1391 on: June 27, 2020, 10:08:19 PM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
Too many independents west of Shannon

Too many wankers west of the Shannon, chief of which are the Healy-Raes!

How's your geography, chief?

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1392 on: June 28, 2020, 12:18:24 AM »
Dara Calleary was shafted completely. FF deputy leader and didn't get a senior ministry job.

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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1393 on: June 28, 2020, 12:19:59 AM »
No more P Flynn type roads for Mayo...
Or grants for Prenty Vanity projects.
East and South is where it's at :-\
Where the numbers are. Cork elects as many TDs as Connacht while Dublin elects over twice as many.

Sure they know the westerners won't mind and will vote for them anyway. They are like bet dogs
Too many independents west of Shannon

Too many wankers west of the Shannon, chief of which are the Healy-Raes!
Wtf?


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Re: 26 County General Election 2020
« Reply #1394 on: June 28, 2020, 12:40:46 AM »
Dara Calleary was shafted completely. FF deputy leader and didn't get a senior ministry job.

Yeah, that was a big shock for him. At the cabinet table but I'd say he expected more