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Yeah lets shut down the pubs because alcos might have a sip in them near a Solicitors Office. :lol:

Better they drink themselves to death alone in their bedsit with a bag of cans.


I don't want to close them down. I don't find many of them to be particularly appealing though and that was my point.

If you think that the people in there on Mondays drinking at 9am are just on a rollover and having a great time then you're a bit dim. Like casinos, they largely service the underclass, the addicted and those at the edge of society.



Says the lad who has never been in one on a rollover to the lad who has. :lol:


huh



You're holding forth on the subject having clearly never been in one, fairly obvious point really.

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I have been to one. It was a notch below Weatherspoons. There are far better places to have a rollover.

Still thinking you're cool in your 30s for going drinking on occasion, go you. :lol:


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I have been to one. It was a notch below Weatherspoons. There are far better places to have a rollover.

Still thinking you're cool in your 30s for going drinking on occasion, go you. :lol:



Where are these cooler places than?

Lets face it, anybody under 30 in Ireland is a phone addicted little spa anyway.


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http://forum.planetrugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=73685&p=4289111&hilit=mary+boyle#p4289111

Lots of chaps here were drinking the Gemma kool aid three years ago when some of us were calling out her agenda.


I only became aware of Gemtrails around that time. I've seen lots of people on Twitter mentioning how she actually used to be a reasonable investigative journalist and had the tenacity to keep going after a story when people wanted the story to disappear.
It only serves to highlight her change in the last few years even more.

Maybe she was always a bit unhinged and it was actually an attribute in chasing things down, but now that her focus has changed it's really come to the fore.


Apparently she has been shiteing on about vaccine conspiracy theories for decades. Can't say I noticed

As they would say in Donegal, she's a right mentaller.
I've actually had the misfortune to have had some dealings with her. She is a nasty , vindictive, racist, conspiracy theorist who dresses up her ramblings as insightful, investigative journalism. Her modus operandi appears to be to throw enough shite in the hope that some of it sticks. She refuses to engage in any form of meaningful debate when asked to substaniate her right wing views. All in all, she's an oxygen thief.


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http://forum.planetrugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=73685&p=4289111&hilit=mary+boyle#p4289111

Lots of chaps here were drinking the Gemma kool aid three years ago when some of us were calling out her agenda.

Hmmmm....I'll just repeat what I said then :

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Is this the crucial piece of the puzzle?

https://mobile.twitter.com/gemmaod1/sta ... 1094759430


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Holy shit. 55 euro charge for checking in with Ryanair caught me off guard. Pretty disgusting, even for them.

When did that happen?

Some amount of junkballs in T1 today.

Think that's always been there. Was that to change to priority? When did they change it so you can't bring a cabin bag on with paying extra? I got stung with that at the weekend.

Last few months.

And you can't upgrade to priority anymore.


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She has broadened out her stuff because there is only so many penalty points scandals and unsolved murders she can make suggestions of establishment cover up.

Her MO was there during the Mary Boyle stuff when social media mostly rallied to her, ignoring the gaping holes in her "investigations" and overall style. Broadsheet.ie in particular allowed her free reign to write and broadcast nonsense on their platform. Hating Denis O'Brien and taking him on seemingly making her immune from scrutiny.

Broadsheet also endorsed Trump over Clinton. :lol:


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Is this the crucial piece of the puzzle?

https://mobile.twitter.com/gemmaod1/sta ... 1094759430


Saw that one earlier and had a snigger about it.


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Holy shit. 55 euro charge for checking in with Ryanair caught me off guard. Pretty disgusting, even for them.

When did that happen?

Some amount of junkballs in T1 today.

Think that's always been there. Was that to change to priority? When did they change it so you can't bring a cabin bag on with paying extra? I got stung with that at the weekend.

Last few months.

And you can't upgrade to priority anymore.


It is asking me do I want to upgrade to priority for an upcoming flight. I also have a 10kg carry on bag


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EverReady wrote:
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Holy shit. 55 euro charge for checking in with Ryanair caught me off guard. Pretty disgusting, even for them.

When did that happen?

Some amount of junkballs in T1 today.

Think that's always been there. Was that to change to priority? When did they change it so you can't bring a cabin bag on with paying extra? I got stung with that at the weekend.

Last few months.

And you can't upgrade to priority anymore.


It is asking me do I want to upgrade to priority for an upcoming flight. I also have a 10kg carry on bag


You need to pay something like €10/15 to be able to bring your carry-on bag, but you also get upgraded to priority. I flew with them recently and the priority queue was longer than the normal one.


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Nolanator wrote:
EverReady wrote:
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Holy shit. 55 euro charge for checking in with Ryanair caught me off guard. Pretty disgusting, even for them.

When did that happen?

Some amount of junkballs in T1 today.

Think that's always been there. Was that to change to priority? When did they change it so you can't bring a cabin bag on with paying extra? I got stung with that at the weekend.

Last few months.

And you can't upgrade to priority anymore.


It is asking me do I want to upgrade to priority for an upcoming flight. I also have a 10kg carry on bag


You need to pay something like €10/15 to be able to bring your carry-on bag, but you also get upgraded to priority. I flew with them recently and the priority queue was longer than the normal one.

Last couple of flights I've got with Ryanair from Dublin we've been bussed out to remote stands, which makes a bit of a nonsense of the priority business.


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Yeah, it's a daft money making exercise. When three quarters of the passengers are priority, there's no priority.
Flew with Swiss Air over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised when they said they'd put oversided hand luggage in the hold for no extra charge. I've been on too many budget airlines.


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Yeah, it's a daft money making exercise. When three quarters of the passengers are priority, there's no priority.
Flew with Swiss Air over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised when they said they'd put oversided hand luggage in the hold for no extra charge. I've been on too many budget airlines.


Some Airlines are quite good with that. Was on Air Canada recently and they were doing it for anyone with a wheely case. Surprising considering they were nailing people for the 2 pieces of carry-on thing, which really f**ked with my pint time.

Then they undid all that goodwill when they didn't bother loading my hold luggage because "the plane was too small" :roll:


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Someone prepared to say it as it is. I have no sympathy for banks which tried to pull a fast one, but people lost their houses because the stopped paying their mortgage in toto, not because of a change in rates.

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High profile consumer advocate Brendan Burgess has suggested that nobody lost their home as a result of being denied a low-cost tracker mortgage, in spite of data from the Central Bank of Ireland this week suggesting that 99 families lost possession of their houses as a result of the tracker scandal.

“I have yet to come across anybody who has lost their home because their lost their trackers. There were people who lost their tracker and lost their homes but the two were very tenuously connected,” Mr Burgess told Inside Business, a podcast from The Irish Times.

Mr Burgess said the reason why the people lost their homes was because they were in “deep negative equity and they were paying nothing”.



According to the Central Bank’s final report on the tracker scandal, following an industry-wide examination dating back to 2015, the average compensation payment to those who lost their family home was €194,000.

Mr Burgess suggested that the 99 families who lost their home were now “hugely” in the money as a result of the “massive” compensation offered under the tracker examination.

“In my view, I wouldn’t have given them the compensation at all,” added Mr Burgess, who runs the website Askaboutmoney. com and has advised people impacted by mortgage arrears and other financial issues since the banking crash in 2008. “I have yet to see anyone who has lost their home as a result of losing their tracker.”

The Central Bank’s report found that 40,100 customer accounts were impacted by the tracker mortgage issues, with the banks paying €683 million between them in compensation.


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EverReady wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:
paddyor wrote:
Floppykid wrote:
Holy shit. 55 euro charge for checking in with Ryanair caught me off guard. Pretty disgusting, even for them.

When did that happen?

Some amount of junkballs in T1 today.

Think that's always been there. Was that to change to priority? When did they change it so you can't bring a cabin bag on with paying extra? I got stung with that at the weekend.

Last few months.

And you can't upgrade to priority anymore.


It is asking me do I want to upgrade to priority for an upcoming flight. I also have a 10kg carry on bag

Fúck's sake, I couldn't upgrade to priority on my way back home recently. Useless pricks. Had to pay for a bag too.


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Yeah, it's a daft money making exercise. When three quarters of the passengers are priority, there's no priority.
Flew with Swiss Air over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised when they said they'd put oversided hand luggage in the hold for no extra charge. I've been on too many budget airlines.


thats luck of the draw with airlines in terms of putting stuff in for no extra charge ; you can just get lucky on certain flights and they'll do it, could be on same flight the next day and they'll nail you - the priority on Ryanair is not really priority, its just the cost of having 2 bags on board ; bottom line, get your sh1t together ahead of time on any flight - budget or otherwise and you don't get screwed


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Yeah, it's a daft money making exercise. When three quarters of the passengers are priority, there's no priority.
Flew with Swiss Air over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised when they said they'd put oversided hand luggage in the hold for no extra charge. I've been on too many budget airlines.


thats luck of the draw with airlines in terms of putting stuff in for no extra charge ; you can just get lucky on certain flights and they'll do it, could be on same flight the next day and they'll nail you - the priority on Ryanair is not really priority, its just the cost of having 2 bags on board ; bottom line, get your sh1t together ahead of time on any flight - budget or otherwise and you don't get screwed

This.

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Yeah, it's a daft money making exercise. When three quarters of the passengers are priority, there's no priority.
Flew with Swiss Air over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised when they said they'd put oversided hand luggage in the hold for no extra charge. I've been on too many budget airlines.


thats luck of the draw with airlines in terms of putting stuff in for no extra charge ; you can just get lucky on certain flights and they'll do it, could be on same flight the next day and they'll nail you - the priority on Ryanair is not really priority, its just the cost of having 2 bags on board ; bottom line, get your sh1t together ahead of time on any flight - budget or otherwise and you don't get screwed

This.

The Ts and Cs are readily available.

Ryanair used to stick cabin wheely bags in the hold on busy flights as it lets them get passengers off faster at the other end.
Flybe used to be quite relaxed about oversized hand luggage.

Both have changed their policies and people could get caught out not realising that the T&C's have changed. I agree, the airline let you know, but it can be easy to assume things are the same as when you flew a few months ago.


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Nolanator I just pay for priority boarding when I’m booking now . As others have said , you’re paying for your baggage , not to board quicker . It’s a money making racket but as long as I’m getting dirt cheap flights I’ll put up with it . We’re going to Copenhagen for a weekend in October and the return flights are only €60 with priority boarding


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Nolanator I just pay for priority boarding when I’m booking now . As others have said , you’re paying for your baggage , not to board quicker . It’s a money making racket but as long as I’m getting dirt cheap flights I’ll put up with it . We’re going to Copenhagen for a weekend in October and the return flights are only €60 with priority boarding

Oh I know that now. Hadn't gotten with them in ages and actually checked my boarding info before checking in and saw the change. They should call it the hand luggage charge and be done with it.
As you say, if flights are dirt cheap, it still works out well overall.


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Open question - career wise how long do you chaps stay in the same job/company? I've basically spent my entire professional life job hopping, 2.5 years is the longest I've stayed in one spot. Moving tends to come with a nice payrise but you start having to build up goodwill again etc in the new place. Been in my current job a year and some interesting other opportunities are about. So have to decide if it's time to stick for a bit or not.


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I did the rounds last month and one senior guy made the observation that I’d spent too long in one spot. 4 and a half years in a place he deemed under par. Others have expressed how impressed they were with that commitment.

In my opinion don’t overthink this stuff. Except in the most exceptional cases go where you know is best for you. People way overthink the cv optics imo.


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Open question - career wise how long do you chaps stay in the same job/company? I've basically spent my entire professional life job hopping, 2.5 years is the longest I've stayed in one spot. Moving tends to come with a nice payrise but you start having to build up goodwill again etc in the new place. Been in my current job a year and some interesting other opportunities are about. So have to decide if it's time to stick for a bit or not.


Depends on the industry I guess. You're in the data space now aren't you? Worth hopping still I think to get as much broad experience as possible before you decide whether you want to become a specialist or move up the management tree.
FWIW I'm in my current job 11 years but have no desire at all to move. Still a load of stuff keeping me interested and my own flexibility and benefits are worth a lot to me too, along with a 15min commute by car.


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Another good day for the country that supposedly builds nothing

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Nolanator I just pay for priority boarding when I’m booking now . As others have said , you’re paying for your baggage , not to board quicker . It’s a money making racket but as long as I’m getting dirt cheap flights I’ll put up with it . We’re going to Copenhagen for a weekend in October and the return flights are only €60 with priority boarding

Oh I know that now. Hadn't gotten with them in ages and actually checked my boarding info before checking in and saw the change. They should call it the hand luggage charge and be done with it.
As you say, if flights are dirt cheap, it still works out well overall.


just to clarify its not just the budget airlines though ; this year I've been charged by aer-lingus, Lufthansa and Swiss air for putting a second "carry on" bag in hold, rarely admittedly but it does happen.


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Does any airline give you two carry on bags without charge? The most generous ones will allow you a carry-on wheelie one, and a "small bag" (basically a handbag). Trying to get two carry-ons in is taking the piss a bit.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Normal people are then forced to walk up and down the aisle looking for a tiny bit of space in which to put their normal sized bag. The result - everything slows down before take off. Well done cheapskates.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Well done cheapskates.

The same people probably clap when the plane lands, too.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Well done cheapskates.

The same people probably clap when the plane lands, too.


At least they can’t recline their seats on Ryanair :lol:

The overhead locker is for a small backpack or a handbag. They need to ban these mini suitcases used by selfish cheapskates who don’t want to check a bag. There isn’t enough space in the lockers so tough shit - you have to check your bag.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Normal people are then forced to walk up and down the aisle looking for a tiny bit of space in which to put their normal sized bag. The result - everything slows down before take off. Well done cheapskates.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Normal people are then forced to walk up and down the aisle looking for a tiny bit of space in which to put their normal sized bag. The result - everything slows down before take off. Well done cheapskates.



Amen, watching them take an inch on the free extra bag was hilarious.

Talk about cutting off your nose.

How much shit do you need for three days in Madrid anyway?


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I used to do that 8)


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I did the rounds last month and one senior guy made the observation that I’d spent too long in one spot. 4 and a half years in a place he deemed under par. Others have expressed how impressed they were with that commitment.

In my opinion don’t overthink this stuff. Except in the most exceptional cases go where you know is best for you. People way overthink the cv optics imo.


Ah I'm not worried about the CV optics at all, I haven't actually applied for a job since my entry level one in my current field (had a career change a few years back). Just more thinking for myself what's the best way to go. Year seems a very short time to be in a job, I like it and there's definitely more I can take from it.

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Open question - career wise how long do you chaps stay in the same job/company? I've basically spent my entire professional life job hopping, 2.5 years is the longest I've stayed in one spot. Moving tends to come with a nice payrise but you start having to build up goodwill again etc in the new place. Been in my current job a year and some interesting other opportunities are about. So have to decide if it's time to stick for a bit or not.


Depends on the industry I guess. You're in the data space now aren't you? Worth hopping still I think to get as much broad experience as possible before you decide whether you want to become a specialist or move up the management tree.
FWIW I'm in my current job 11 years but have no desire at all to move. Still a load of stuff keeping me interested and my own flexibility and benefits are worth a lot to me too, along with a 15min commute by car.


Yeah guess it's different strokes. 11 years though :shock: The commute is key alright. I'm well settled on de northside, had someone get in touch a while back about a decent enough role in Leopardstown but the commute just instantly ruled it out.


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Duff Paddy wrote:
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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Well done cheapskates.

The same people probably clap when the plane lands, too.


At least they can’t recline their seats on Ryanair :lol:

The overhead locker is for a small backpack or a handbag. They need to ban these mini suitcases used by selfish cheapskates who don’t want to check a bag. There isn’t enough space in the lockers so tough shit - you have to check your bag.


Plus they're a hazard, the idiots are always knocking them over or tripping people up with them. Just travel with a rugby bag or rucksack :thumbup:


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Excellent team' - Clare Daly defends hiring Mick Wallace's son

CLARE Daly has defended hiring her political ally Mick Wallace’s son as a taxpayer funded European Parliament assistant – a role which can command a salary of more than €8,500 a month.
Strict EU anti-nepotism rules prohibit MEPs from hiring close relatives meaning Mr Wallace could not employ his own son Fionn.
However, his party colleague Ms Daly listed Fionn A Wallace as one of her three parliamentary assistants.

In a statement published on Facebook, Ms Daly said she recruited an “excellent team of highly qualified professionals” to work as her assistants in the parliament.
“In terms of my staff, everyone an MEP wants to hire has to go through a recruitment process run by the European Parliament during which they have to provide evidence of their qualifications and experience,” she said.
“I consider myself fortunate to have assembled an excellent team of highly qualified professionals to do the job they have been employed to do,” she added.
She described her decision to hire Mr Wallace’s son as a “sensational non-story” about one of her staff members.

The newly elected MEP, who will be paid €105,092 a year, said the European Parliament’s expenses are “outlandish and excessive and should be reformed”.
“All 751 MEPs have the same allowances. I will be fully transparent in my use of same,” she added.
Yesterday, Ms Daly did not respond to questions posed to her by the Irish Independent in which she was asked what qualifications Mr Wallace’s son held to qualify for the job.
Similarly, she did not respond to questions asking how much she intended to pay Fionn Wallace.

MEPs are given a massive €25,000 a month to spend on staff salaries and at least 25pc or €6,250 must be used to pay parliament-based accredited assistants.
However, there is no cap on how much can be spent hiring parliamentary assistants.
This means the entire €25,000 monthly pay budget could be used to pay Mr Wallace's son and the two other assistants employed by Ms Daly. Parliamentary assistants are paid on pay ranging from €1,849 to €8,519 a month.
The pay scale at which an assistant is paid is entirely at the discretion of the elected member of parliament.

:lol:

I wonder if it was someone in one of the main parties, what she would say.


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You cheapskates have only yourselves to blame. Ryanair was good for a while for short flights. Then all the Irish cute gobshites tried to get smart and started arriving with no check in bag and the max size carry on suitcase that took up half the overhead locker. When enough of these gobshites got together on the same flight then chaos ensued as there wasn’t enough space in the overhead lockers for all of their ridiculously oversized bags. So after queuing up for hours before the check in desk opens in order to be first to fill up the overhead locker above your seat and also above the seat of normal people who just have a normal sized carry on bag, Ryanair finally got sick of you. Well done cheapskates.

The same people probably clap when the plane lands, too.


At least they can’t recline their seats on Ryanair :lol:

The overhead locker is for a small backpack or a handbag. They need to ban these mini suitcases used by selfish cheapskates who don’t want to check a bag. There isn’t enough space in the lockers so tough shit - you have to check your bag.


Plus they're a hazard, the idiots are always knocking them over or tripping people up with them. Just travel with a rugby bag or rucksack :thumbup:

Sports bag can be as packed or empty as you want. Plus, you're rarely asked to put it in the sizing cage, even if you're taking the piss.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:29 pm 
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I was four years in my last role.

Think it's hard to move up the ladder if you keep hopping.


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Prime time interview with Irish ISIS member Lisa Smith from a refugee camp. Lying through her teeth. I hope no misguided liberals think allowing her home would be a good idea. Dangerous individual.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:56 pm 
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Prime time interview with Irish ISIS member Lisa Smith from a refugee camp. Lying through her teeth. I hope no misguided liberals think allowing her home would be a good idea. Dangerous individual.

As the man is saying, you have to allow her back if she arrives.


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