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by Lenny
Tue Aug 04, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: John Hume Gooooooooonnneeeee
Replies: 20
Views: 2479

Re: John Hume Gooooooooonnneeeee

An absolute giant of a human being who redefined patriotism in this country. I wonder how different things might be today if Unionists had engage constructively with Him 50 years ago. RIP Mr Hume.
by Lenny
Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish catnip
Replies: 31
Views: 1509

Re: Irish catnip

Jensrsa wrote:Irish kindergarten school be like
Teacher - A for?
students - apple
teacher - spell apple
students - chmioarzxt
teacher - how is it pronounced?
students - Apple.
You’re confusing us with the Welsh.
by Lenny
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Golf Thread
Replies: 4420
Views: 337293

Re: Official Golf Thread

Not very many would rate Enniscrone ahead of the Point tbh, and I know a fair few Enniscrone members have never been happy with the “new” course, in particular 14 to 18. Strandhill had a bad year last year with the fairways getting badly burnt late spring/early summer, and then the greens getting di...
by Lenny
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Golf Thread
Replies: 4420
Views: 337293

Re: Official Golf Thread

Has anyone ever booked a trip with your golf travel or similar? 3 of us looking to head to Spain in September (touch wood) and trying to see how people have organised trips before. Friends do one every year, mainly to Portugal, golf is very expensive there, reckon spain will be better value. I have...
by Lenny
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Golf Thread
Replies: 4420
Views: 337293

Re: Official Golf Thread

I use the Callaway Chrome Soft Truvis which you can usually pick up cheap if you dont mind the colours they come in. Got 3 doz with the Euro flag on them - excellent balls and can get them for £25 a doz. They are fairly stable in flight and have enough spin for an average golfer. Wouldn't pay £35+ ...
by Lenny
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Golf Thread
Replies: 4420
Views: 337293

Re: Official Golf Thread

Anybody had a ball fitting ? Golf ball that is? Pro V1s etc are a waste of time for a slow swing speed duffer like me I tried Srixon A333 over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised. Higher fligt and length Less spin around the green though , but I can get used to that I was wondering about that ...
by Lenny
Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeffrey Epstein gggooonnnee!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 26967

Re: Jeffrey Epstein gggooonnnee!!!

Bimboc69 wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:
bimboman wrote:“Has to be the Israelis” ....


Lazy trope again.
Lazy trope yes but having read Gideon’s Spies there’s more than a hint of suspicion about the whole bizarre story.
Bimbo hates Jews he is a nasty right wing antisemitic far right cnut.
That’s not fair. Bimbo hates everyone.
by Lenny
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

danthefan wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:Here, what's the best kind of wifi signal booster?

Mesh wifi is what you're after. Google wifi for example.
Very much this. Seamless coverage across the whole house with consistent speed.
by Lenny
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

https://twitter.com/NormaFoleyTD1/status/1278969553205309440 New education minister's first act is to throw money at a local school in her constituency (Kerry). Not sure if this is the FF in her coming out or the Kerry-ness. Maybe both. Even by the shitty standards of Irish politics that is impress...
by Lenny
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

https://twitter.com/NormaFoleyTD1/status/1278969553205309440 New education minister's first act is to throw money at a local school in her constituency (Kerry). Not sure if this is the FF in her coming out or the Kerry-ness. Maybe both. Even by the shitty standards of Irish politics that is impress...
by Lenny
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Okay ladies calm down we’re all a bit f**ked off with this shit. I’ve noticed more people wearing masks lately but it seems to be quite socioeconomic. Dunnes and Supervalu loads of masks, Lidl and Aldi not so much. I wear a mask for any indoor place, doesn’t bother me. I’ve a meal booked for this w...
by Lenny
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029920

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

cardinal vigano's recent letter to president trump referenced above.. https://www.catholic.org/news/hf/family/story.php?id=84789 (not that i expect many of the atheists/nihilists here to be interested.. :P ) Ffs Merry. :lol: First Leeds Carnegie, then Trump, and now Vigano. You’ve made some shitty ...
by Lenny
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I hope that Mehole resists the temptation to balance the geographical spread by appointIng Mark McSharry to any role. A more unfit public representative it’s hard to imagine.
by Lenny
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Apologies, I'd forgotten you'd mentioned his nationality/job before Lenny. Any idea if they've infected the wider community? There is a huge concern that the extended family, 11 of whom have tested positive, have been very active around the town. The barber shop is located in the middle of the busi...
by Lenny
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Apologies, I'd forgotten you'd mentioned his nationality/job before Lenny. Any idea if they've infected the wider community? There is a huge concern that the extended family, 11 of whom have tested positive, have been very active around the town. The barber shop is located in the middle of the busi...
by Lenny
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

It seems that Iraq import infected 14 of his extended family! What on earth was he doing with them? Must have been in contact with them at the height of his contagiousness. How did he get back in the country is what I want to know. Flew into Belfast and bus to Sligo. Some serious allegations going ...
by Lenny
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

It seems that Iraq import infected 14 of his extended family! What on earth was he doing with them? Must have been in contact with them at the height of his contagiousness. Arrived into Dublin on Monday with wife and child, and was collected by his brother, and had a family dinner on Tuesday. His b...
by Lenny
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Covid cluster in Sligo apparently. Family that had returned from Iraq according to reliable source. I thought ER and BB might be interested.
by Lenny
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stupid people leaving reviews
Replies: 53
Views: 2207

Re: Stupid people leaving reviews

I booked a table in a local restaurant for Saturday night and chatted to the owner, who I know well. They are going for three sittings -5.00, 6.30 & 8.30- and his big concern is people turning up late and then getting offended when they are reminded that the table is needed for the next sitting. I s...
by Lenny
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Liathroidigloine wrote:FF and FG have handed the west and northwest constituencies to SF.
Not sure it’s as bad as all that, but it does make the Calleary decision even more inexplicable. His bil is a friend of mine, so must give him a call next week.
by Lenny
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stupid people leaving reviews
Replies: 53
Views: 2207

Re: Stupid people leaving reviews

Stayed in a fabulous place in Bandon Dunes in Oregon last year and the owners were telling us about a really damning review they got. It’s a small place and they couldn’t remember the client, but after a bit of detective work they discovered it was from the wife of a guy who brought his girlfriend t...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029920

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

i expect even the wilfully ignorant will have to wake up soon. And recognise seemingly the only action Trump has taken on being informed Russia paid to kill serving US troops was to argue Russia should be allowed back into the G7/8 I expect this incentive led the Taliban to try to kill US and Briti...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029920

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Biden to ABC interviewer 2020 - I know nothing about those moves to investigate Flynn. Strzok notes from meeting of 5 Jan 2017 - (paraphrasing) Biden: why don't we use the Logan Act. Who to believe, who to believe. the meeting where comey said the flynn/kislyak calls were 'legit' and barry said get...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

That is fairly shit, but in line with the experience of a friend of mine in Dublin who had to chase every scan and appointment. It makes me very grateful for the quality of care I’m getting here in Sligo. I’m, touch wood, coming to the end of my six monthly scans, but didn’t expect to hear anything...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Massive kick in the balls for Calleary. Would have expected him to get a big ministry, but maybe he’s been given the job of holding the coalition together. He’s a humourless but capable guy from what I know of him.
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 33 Tons Of Rubbish.
Replies: 52
Views: 1817

Re: 33 Tons Of Rubbish.

PPE strewn about is infuriating but assume drink bottles from actually/potentially infected people are just as bad? My country road and the hiking trail across the road from us regularly have take-out drink cups, plastic bottles and even beer cans (this past week, more of those than anything else! ...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Stephen Donnelly getting health. Really not sure about that. :uhoh: He was probably going to lose his seat unless he got a ministerial position. Two Consecutive ministers for health from Greystones - will be a poisoned chalice as usual. The covid backlog for routine treatments is horrific. Yep. The...
by Lenny
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: William Butler Yeats - any good?
Replies: 51
Views: 1199

Re: William Butler Yeats - any good?

My kids have been building fairy castles in the backyard recently hoping to catch a couple of them in the morning somehow. I don’t know how this got into their heads, but it’s fun to watch them. Where dips the rocky highland Of Sleuth Wood in the lake, There lies a leafy island Where flapping heron...
by Lenny
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Shoot on sight policy
Replies: 26
Views: 982

Re: Shoot on sight policy

Thought this was another Para tribute thread.
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2
Replies: 429
Views: 20258

Re: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2

Cammy, apparently Cians on Bridge Street, about 200 yards from the Castlecourt, comes highly recommended. It has the added advantage of being across the street from Matt Molloy’s. Also advised to avoid Port Mor, which apparently was very disappointing.
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2
Replies: 429
Views: 20258

Re: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2

In the town I'd recommend The Black Truffle, assuming it opens again. I think it closed late last year, well before the rona. It was excellent, and was surprised it closed tbh. Edit: definitely closed. I’ve just remembered we ate in the Italian that has taken over the space before Christmas. It’s r...
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2
Replies: 429
Views: 20258

Re: Irishers - Pub/Restaurant recommendations Volume 2

Have been there a few times never really remember any stand out places for food. Stayed in Knockranny- their restaurant I remember the dining room very big old school with nice view, food service. Don’t remember the food so can’t have been that bad. Think we went somewhere in Newport too? Can’t rem...
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Happy 80th birthday
Replies: 55
Views: 1295

Re: Happy 80th birthday

mr flaps wrote:
Lenny wrote:Ffs, Flaps fishing with dynamite. Hang your heads lads. :blush:
Spoil sport.
You caught your quota. You would have had to start throwing them back.
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Happy 80th birthday
Replies: 55
Views: 1295

Re: Happy 80th birthday

Ffs, Flaps fishing with dynamite. Hang your heads lads. :blush:
by Lenny
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Golf Thread
Replies: 4420
Views: 337293

Re: Official Golf Thread

I’m planning to change from my i20s in the next couple of months, and will have them fitted. Two of my fourball partners got fitted last year, and both got graphite shafts. I was surprised because one guy, in his mid 50s, hits the ball a mile and would be two clubs longer than me, while the other gu...
by Lenny
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Delilah - regretting domestic violence or celebrating it?
Replies: 64
Views: 1830

Re: Delilah - regretting domestic violence or celebrating it

Funnily enough, I was listening to Johnny Cash on my headphones when out for a walk yesterday and was wondering when they’d get around to banning most of his songs. If he isn’t beating the shit out of, or shooting, some guy in a bar he’s beating the shit out of, or shooting, his wife/girlfriend in v...
by Lenny
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029920

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I’m not happy with America at the moment. But right now, I’d choose the dopey fvckers over China any day of the week, as world boss. It's a rock and a hard place. America can recover, though it will take a decades or more, and they'd sell us out in minutes to save themselves. China has no intention...
by Lenny
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 96671
Views: 3097052

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Gyms and sports back... get in :frown: You not delira? Fcuk it. The local Lidl car park will be jammed again with souped up old Audis and Beemers with all the Eastern European lads back using the Ben Dunne gym upstairs You can relax. Heard Ben on the radio earlier and he won’t be reopening any gym ...
by Lenny
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Working From Home - A Review
Replies: 75
Views: 1444

Re: Working From Home - A Review

Saved a fortune by eating lunch at home instead of heading out to the High Street each day and spend £5+ on a sandwich/burger/pizza slice/pint. :thumbup: Is a pint or two at lunchtime still a thing in the UK? I remember being shocked 35 years ago when over for a 5ns game at the amount of drinking b...
by Lenny
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113229
Views: 5029920

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I'm ready to see the twitter explosion after this... https://edition.cnn.com/2020/06/18/tech/facebook-trump-ads-triangle-takedown/index.html The Anti-Defamation League said Thursday the triangle "is practically identical to that used by the Nazi regime to classify political prisoners in concentrati...