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Lar Naparka

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« Reply #150 on: September 22, 2020, 04:32:39 PM »
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/the-far-right-rises-its-growth-as-a-political-force-in-ireland-1.4358321

The far right always gathers pace when people are unhappy. History has shown that.

Ah now. How many far right movements worthy of the name have we ever had in Ireland?
The Blueshirts is the only one I can think of.
Dunno about that. Are you overlooking the Catholic church and the other mainstream churches? The Legion, of Mary and Opus Dei, for instance were/are more right wing than Oliver Cromwell.

Legion  of Mary made up of a few auld ones saying a few prayers and giving a few pound to charity. Disgusting and illogical to associate them with far right.
Cop yourself on. I have some knowledge of what some of "the few auld ones" got up to.  They had a say the running of parish affairs no surprise really as the parish priest was usually as intolerant as his advisors. Girls who got pregnant,often raped, were obliged to emigrate or at least leave town.
I know of some teachers who failed to get appointments because a few "auld ones" had a word with thev local parish priest.
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« Reply #151 on: September 22, 2020, 04:39:18 PM »
Cop yourself on. I have some knowledge of what some of "the few auld ones" got up to.  They had a say the running of parish affairs no surprise really as the parish priest was usually as intolerant as his advisors. Girls who got pregnant,often raped, were obliged to emigrate or at least leave town.
I know of some teachers who failed to get appointments because a few "auld ones" had a word with thev local parish priest.

My mother was in the Legion of Mary in Dublin when she was young. They spent their time bringing food to the homeless and to prostitutes on the street. Then and in later life, she'd no more fit the description you paint as the man in the moon.

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« Reply #152 on: September 22, 2020, 11:17:13 PM »
Cop yourself on. I have some knowledge of what some of "the few auld ones" got up to.  They had a say the running of parish affairs no surprise really as the parish priest was usually as intolerant as his advisors. Girls who got pregnant,often raped, were obliged to emigrate or at least leave town.
I know of some teachers who failed to get appointments because a few "auld ones" had a word with thev local parish priest.

My mother was in the Legion of Mary in Dublin when she was young. They spent their time bringing food to the homeless and to prostitutes on the street. Then and in later life, she'd no more fit the description you paint as the man in the moon.
I appreciate what you say and I'm quite happy to accept that many legionnaires were decent, devout Christians- but not all were.
I have several cases in mind where a number of dominating individuals meddled, to put it mildly in parish affairs. On reflection, I realise that a blanket condemnation of all Legion members is unfair to probably the majority of them.
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« Reply #153 on: September 23, 2020, 11:57:18 AM »
Cop yourself on. I have some knowledge of what some of "the few auld ones" got up to.  They had a say the running of parish affairs no surprise really as the parish priest was usually as intolerant as his advisors. Girls who got pregnant,often raped, were obliged to emigrate or at least leave town.
I know of some teachers who failed to get appointments because a few "auld ones" had a word with thev local parish priest.

My mother was in the Legion of Mary in Dublin when she was young. They spent their time bringing food to the homeless and to prostitutes on the street. Then and in later life, she'd no more fit the description you paint as the man in the moon.
I appreciate what you say and I'm quite happy to accept that many legionnaires were decent, devout Christians- but not all were.
I have several cases in mind where a number of dominating individuals meddled, to put it mildly in parish affairs. On reflection, I realise that a blanket condemnation of all Legion members is unfair to probably the majority of them.

Thank you.
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« Reply #154 on: September 23, 2020, 12:17:29 PM »
Area 51....

So just what is going on in the Nevada Desert?

Aliens? Specialised aircraft?

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« Reply #155 on: September 23, 2020, 12:50:38 PM »
Area 51....

So just what is going on in the Nevada Desert?

Aliens? Specialised aircraft?

I think the aircraft and weapons system testing is the reasonable, logical conclusion.

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« Reply #156 on: September 24, 2020, 03:33:05 AM »
seems like the conspiracy theory people have won a few years ago it was only a few people that were into alternative thinking now its the whole place especially these middle age and young women in their 20s a lot of them seem very smug aswell.