Search found 19302 matches

by paddyor
Mon Feb 22, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

iarmhiman wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:59 pm The Gardai will stop enforcing from May onwards.

They just won't allow pubs or restaurants indoor service. They wont allow foreign travel or inbound tourism. Everything else will return to normal
Enforcing what exactly?

I've passed 2 checkpoints regujlarly the lat2-3 weeks and they're grand.
by paddyor
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

There are EU regs on the environment that have insane protections for obscure species. Turns out there are loads of weird species all over the shop. There's a judgment about slugs or snails or something out there. Really hard to comply with the rules too. :lol: Someon on twitter said it had given r...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Nope, up near Cross Guns bridge. They've already built some houses at Smurfit, dunno what the rest of the plans were. Think they're going to build more, the ones there cost the guts of a million each though so not even sure if they all sold. Ah yeah. I saw one complaint along the lines of "500 peop...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The missus has ended up in a local nimby whatsapp group, it's fascinating to read. They're opposing a 200 apartment development, and are getting seriously organised in doing in including hiring an ex-ABP employee as a consultant for it. Aside from that, the group is just chock full of really emotiv...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The missus has ended up in a local nimby whatsapp group, it's fascinating to read. They're opposing a 200 apartment development, and are getting seriously organised in doing in including hiring an ex-ABP employee as a consultant for it. Aside from that, the group is just chock full of really emotiv...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

They’re biodegradable. And it’s like I’ve thrown bags and bags of shite in a pile. So? Would you fling your normal rubbish into the bushes if you put it in a biodegradable sack? Compulsory dog nappies, that's the way forward. Yes, I would carry a bag of rubbish out into an area with no bins and thr...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I could be wrong, but I thought the point of the bags is that you are meant to bring them with you instead of making dog shit Christmas trees on the street/in the park Knot endorsing it. He told me how bizarre it looked. Because people used the same tree to make it easier and yes they looked like C...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

They’re biodegradable. And it’s like I’ve thrown bags and bags of shite in a pile.
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Mullet 2 wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:26 pm You messing right?
Me? And about what part?
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The shit all over the place is, well, shit. It was bad enough before as a certain portion didn't pick up but it seems half the new dog owners couldn't be arsed. This is giving me the rage at the moment. Constantly navigating kids, buggies and scooters through streets of dog shit. It's dogs off of l...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Can anyone explain to me the thinking behind going as far as bagging your dog's shit but then leaving the bag hanging somewhere or worse just on the ground? I nearly hate those people more. Biodegradable bags? I use them, when I can’t find a bin I usually Chuck it in the bush’s. My dog trainer in f...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The problem is it's a catch all for 4 different things. Effects of treating the infection (scarring of lung tissue from being on a respirator - long term) Aggravation of pre-existing condition Short-medium term after affects of a virus I can't remember the last one.... It'd probably be better if the...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 08, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

A senior board member of the NHS in England is a Chemical Engineer from Dublin ( Micheal O'Muircheartaigh's nephew). I know Ciaran quite well & he would not claim to have medical expertise - however he knows how to run organisations & how to appoint medical staff to positions that need clinical exp...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 08, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

So we're not getting snow?
by paddyor
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25912
Views: 630653

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Mick Mannock wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 11:31 am Still making unicorn references - how sweet.

What next?

Spitfires?
Dunkirk?
Golf club references?
Image
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33729
Views: 933532

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

ovalball wrote: Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:38 pm UK hit the 10 Million vaccinated mark 8)

Fantastic progress.
Is that 2 doses?

My sister in London got her first dose about 2-3 weeks ago. No idea how she qualified though as she's not at risk or working in any kind of essential industry.
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

SO like most teams then? Picture tells it’s own story. Very poor counter attacking and kick return rewards. Only really scoring from positions in oppo 22. Defence have gotten too good to win games off phase play against the top teams. https://www.the42.ie/analysis-ireland-tries-2020-5342685-Feb2021...
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Picture tells it’s own story. Very poor counter attacking and kick return rewards. Only really scoring from positions in oppo 22. Defence have gotten too good to win games off phase play against the top teams. https://www.the42.ie/analysis-ireland-tries-2020-5342685-Feb2021/ https://img2.thejournal...
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

feckwanker wrote: Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:25 pm
Flametop wrote: Wed Feb 03, 2021 1:05 pm There’s more chance of him being cast in the lead role of the sequel to 12 years a slave than playing for Ireland again.
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
:lol:
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

You said McCarthy, a 3rd choice Leinster scrumhalf, spending 2 seasons as 3rd choice Munster scrumhalf was a disaster for the scheme. It wasn't a great move for McCarthy, granted. No provincial shuffling to going to be perfect. There's been good and bad examples of it all through the pro era, and e...
by paddyor
Wed Feb 03, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I don’t know why you’re doubling down on this, there’s literally no sense in your argument whatsoever. A third choice player moving to another province and failing to succeed is not a “disaster” to the player movement policy or anything of the sort . Player movement is essentially about getting as ...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Leinster are running a business it would be better for them if the surplus went to England or stayed in Wales in Beirne's case. Leinster are a regional subsidiary of the IRFU, who are running a business. It is better for the irfu to retain assets within their home territory. What did the IRFU, Lein...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Salanoa was behind the number 1 and 2 Irish international tightheads. He didn’t know Furlong would be injured until now. And Leinster didn’t want to let Salanoa go. That’s a bad comparison to McCarthy whatever way you cut it. McCarthy is a 3rd choice scrumhalf. He’d be a 3rd choice scrum half at an...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I’d just like to know what your solution is to the excess of supply over demand at Leinster ? Obviously every player coming through the academy can’t stay long term given current volume. I’m sure even Nucifora knows that every player transfer won’t go perfectly so it’s hardly a “disaster” that McCa...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Exactly. His prospects haven't improved at all after the move. So he'd have been as well staying put. But a) it wasn't just for rugby reasons and b) he might as well have had a go. It hasn't actively hurt his career, so what's the problem? I think it probably has. 6 starts in 2 years wasn't what he...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

MacCarthy back to Leinster? Bit of a disaster for the ""we need to spread the Leinster talent around" agenda you'd have to say. It's hugely underaprreciated how much of the risk is on the player Leaving aside the inevitable Cooney is the real disaster which has already been knee-jerked I see, stead...
by paddyor
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

MacCarthy back to Leinster? Bit of a disaster for the ""we need to spread the Leinster talent around" agenda you'd have to say. It's hugely underaprreciated how much of the risk is on the player Leaving aside the inevitable Cooney is the real disaster which has already been knee-jerked I see, stead...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 6:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

the real burning question for me ; is today, being St. Brigids days, the first day of Spring ? not according to google but I do remember feb 1st being linked to start of spring and from my 8 year olds home schooling apparently today is in fact the 1st day or Spring 1.38bn people can't be wrong! (us...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

COVID-19 Data Ireland @COVID19DataIE 831 positive swabs, 5.52% positivity on 15,047 tests. - Monday, February 1st 2021 #COVID19Ireland Weekend numbers again. Will be similarly low tomorrow and back up by Wednesday. Anyone done a like-for-like with previous Mondays? 10th Sunday, MOnday, Tuesday Wedn...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 5:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

COVID-19 Data Ireland @COVID19DataIE 831 positive swabs, 5.52% positivity on 15,047 tests. - Monday, February 1st 2021 #COVID19Ireland Weekend numbers again. Will be similarly low tomorrow and back up by Wednesday. Monday's numbers are tail end of GP referrals and the weekend while Tuesday is the w...
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 448254
Views: 16949797

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

MacCarthy back to Leinster? Bit of a disaster for the ""we need to spread the Leinster talent around" agenda you'd have to say. It's hugely underaprreciated how much of the risk is on the player
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110543
Views: 3647280

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

COVID-19 Data Ireland
@COVID19DataIE
831 positive swabs, 5.52% positivity on 15,047 tests.
- Monday, February 1st 2021
#COVID19Ireland
Weekend numbers again. Will be similarly low tomorrow and back up by Wednesday.
by paddyor
Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reddit v Hedgefunds
Replies: 159
Views: 6748

Re: Reddit v Hedgefunds

JamesJames wrote: Mon Feb 01, 2021 1:37 pm Would the threat to hedge funds not be principally the scrutiny brought to bear on derivative trading and casino type speculation? Or will this quickly be forgotten about and no substantive regulatory changes made?
The latter IMO.
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reddit v Hedgefunds
Replies: 159
Views: 6748

Re: Reddit v Hedgefunds

I think some retail investors will get burnt. But the whole point of this for a lot of the guys on wsb seems to be the chance to stick it to the hedge funds. It's amazing how despised Wall Street is. It’s not all that amazing, really. There's a fair narrative here. Wall Street doesn't have issues w...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reddit v Hedgefunds
Replies: 159
Views: 6748

Re: Reddit v Hedgefunds

It's a nice story but it's not true. The exisiting rules already suit the big boys and don't need to be changed. Surprised you can find the time to post on here in between counting your millions. It must be a real burden knowing everything, how do you tune it out? I have people to count the money f...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What next for the European Union
Replies: 1045
Views: 16001

Re: What next for the European Union

IMO the international reaction was against the export block not only the Ireland hard border (they probably weren't bothered by that as it does not affect them). The ability to block exports has still gone ahead, we shall what the EU states do with the power. It leads to consequences like this http...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What next for the European Union
Replies: 1045
Views: 16001

Re: What next for the European Union

Yes we know. But it's the fact after crowing on and in about it for 4 years, about how it was a red line that could be crossed because the EU cared about it, they tried to. all it took was some unwarranted paranoia about the UK for them to try to erect a hard border, less than a month after making ...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What next for the European Union
Replies: 1045
Views: 16001

Re: What next for the European Union

EU politicians sticking up for EU citizens. Even if the commission is completely in the wrong if this ends up resulting in 1 extra vaccine delivered quicker to somewhere in the EU (even simply through increased pressure on AZ).... worth it and they did the right thing. But installing a hard border ...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What next for the European Union
Replies: 1045
Views: 16001

Re: What next for the European Union

Arlene Foster and Boris must be cracking open the champagne. It shows that all the whole reason for the N Ireland Protocol (not to have a hard border) was just a political tool. The EU never gave a monkeys about the Border and never gave a monkeys about the Irish. They have now set the bar for invo...
by paddyor
Sat Jan 30, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reddit v Hedgefunds
Replies: 159
Views: 6748

Re: Reddit v Hedgefunds

I think some retail investors will get burnt. But the whole point of this for a lot of the guys on wsb seems to be the chance to stick it to the hedge funds. It's amazing how despised Wall Street is. Not about WSBs and hasn't been for most of the week though https://twitter.com/modestproposal1/stat...