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by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

etherman wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Ether's going full Bimbo here.
An honest to goodness SDLP voter if ever I saw one :thumbup:
Alliance actually. Party member.
Ah I'm only mesing with ya. No idea who you vote for.

Now I do :thumbup:
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Floppykid wrote:Ether's going full Bimbo here.
An honest to goodness SDLP voter if ever I saw one :thumbup:
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

North or South, they do love a good fleg
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

ts people wanting better and politicians looking like the give a fùck.
I'm not sure you can say that. There are politicians being voted in who werent trusted to sit on a council a few months ago. One fucker was going on holidays during the campaign.
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Calm heads needed lads Look at the exit poll numbers They've 43% of their members that favour tax cuts over spending (the same as FG) They are supported by the young but are Eurosceptic They can't hold this together. This is a Corbyn 2016 moment. The problem is playing for enough time for the tide ...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
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Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

They're definitely much looser than they were under Gatland. They would just smother us in the past and devour our carriers. Much more passive in defence this weekend. Which was nice.
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

I definitely would though
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Banana Man wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:Timmy Dooley appears to have lost out to another no name. One of the good guys lost there.
Oh don't know about that. Timmy has never been as popular as he thinks he was in Clare
Clearly not!
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Timmy Dooley appears to have lost out to another no name. One of the good guys lost there.
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Mullet 2 wrote:Want to get more depressed? They have won
Who? Those in favour of FF /SF?
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Conspicuous wrote:
The Sun God wrote:So Kate O'Connell fails to be re-elected..!! I guess there are consequences when wealthy politicians attempt stunts to get media attention.
Good riddance to her
Her loss is a Sinner gain
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

CM11 wrote: I think they become a bigger party if they go in with FF. I could even see some FF TDs defecting to SF before the next election if they were in government together.
This is inevitable.
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
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Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

It's all emotion, tweets and meme's. SF have the machine to control that so forget political analysis. What do you think is best for the country long term? I was attempting to have a debate with some otherwise sane people who would be anti-FF/FG and voted SF. All I got back were memes, photoshopped...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

In my heart of hearts I think I won't be a FF voter or member by the end of the month. If a deal is done I'll vote Fine Gael 1 & 2 and leave it at that. That's extremely sad :( I could see FF TD's splitting now. Those who will sit with SF and those who wont. That would be great for Mary Lou. FF bea...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Who says people will change their vote when told the facts? People vote with their emotions nowadays rather than their brain. Well this is the thing isnt it? If Brexit and Trump has though us anything, it's that populist voters will double down in the face of looking like they've done the wrong thi...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

The people have spoken shite is doing my head in. 75% of the voters didn't vote for them. They'll have fewer seats than FF and, barring some transfer disasters, FG (just!). They were the biggest party in only 14 out of 39 constituencies, mainly focused in urban areas. FF and FG will make up nearly ...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

So the Saturday option looks to have been a complete disaster. Definitely didn't mobilise the middle classes. I'm ashamed of my constituents, you've 15 hours to get to the polling stations, it takes 2 minutes to vote. Anyway, SF and FF will dance around each other but both know it'll harm them if t...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441204
Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

As long as the ban comes in before the inevitable 5 star nonsense, I'll be happy to jump on the Celtic bandwagon
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441204
Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Anyway - back to more positive developments from the weekend. Might be our last Six Nations win before Rugby is banned :frown:
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

RTE are fúcking incredible. Telling us for years FF and FG are the same. Without missing a beat they are now saying the same about FF and SF. I actually feel unwell. I just heard them say that on morning Ireland - something to the effect of "the main problem with FF and SF has been differentiating ...
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Tactically it’s a good move by FG. They can claim they inherited a economic mess and turned it around (not everybody will agree that it help them personally) and the place all went to shit after they were forced to leave. Sit back and play without the ball for a while until the other parties turn o...
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

The worrying thing about that is SF still have a paramilitary wing. Twitter propaganda. The handle says it all
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

. Sounds like they are going the Corbyn free everything method of gaining youth popularity. Lots of parallels, for sure. You see the likes of Owen Jones rowing in behind Sinners. Huge paralels except our underbelly are lefties as opposed to righties What this about Fine Gael being literal fascists?...
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Nolanator wrote:
eldanielfire wrote:. Sounds like they are going the Corbyn free everything method of gaining youth popularity.
Lots of parallels, for sure.
You see the likes of Owen Jones rowing in behind Sinners. Huge paralels except our underbelly are lefties as opposed to righties
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Very few Sinners on here Winnie. Go to F365 to get your fix
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

HighKingLeinster wrote:
Gavin Duffy wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:Louis O Hara. Think its East Galway
x(
Hes not elected yet. And may not get there as transfer might knock him back a bit
Sorry you're right. Not yet
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Louis O Hara. Think its East Galway
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Conservative Eddie wrote:This is incredible.

Seeing where all these SF transfers go will be interesting.
In the country they seem to be going FF actually. City will be other assorted lefties. FF might be ok
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Gavin Duffy wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:There's a 22 year old student voted in in Galway. Quite literally a donkey could get in on the SF ticket
Niece of one the IRA cell killed by the SAS in Gibraltar.
It's a bloke. Unles there is another one
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

There's a 22 year old student voted in in Galway. Quite literally a donkey could get in on the SF ticket
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Flametop wrote:So what happens if SF get the most seats?
Is Mary Lou going to insist on being the Taoiseach?
She should in fairness. Why not?
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Another confidence and supply would ensure 60 seats for SF next time out I'd say. Best just get them in now Yep lesser of two evils. Shutting them out now would just feed the myth that it’s them against the establishment. Let them have a few ministries and they can shit the bed like the rest of the...
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Two positives I guess are Ross getting dumped and the fortunes of Gemma OD and her likes
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Another confidence and supply would ensure 60 seats for SF next time out I'd say. Best just get them in now
by Boxcar Ira
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread
Replies: 6981
Views: 123256

Re: Irishers-Official 33rd Dáil Éireann election thread

Best thing that can happen now is they go in to coalition with FF. I think they're too smart and too big though to get screwed over the way many others have.

But throw them at health and housing and see how they get on
by Boxcar Ira
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441204
Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Nolanator wrote:Henshaw got the better of Tomkins all day, which gave him more opportunities to play a bit. Some nice offloads from him.
He was taking fantastic lines and playing with his head up. Wales couldn't handle him in the first half
by Boxcar Ira
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
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Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Was saying the same myself earlier in the week and thought it was going to be the optimum partnership going in the world cup before Henshaw got injured.

It just seems to work even though you think it shouldn't!
by Boxcar Ira
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
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Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Much better performance especially in attack, alot more variety. Both wingers got plenty of ball, Conway was excellent as was Henshaw before going off early. Pack alot better this week, Herring has been very good and nice to see some added pace ball in hand. JDV is a machine and fair play to CJ who...
by Boxcar Ira
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441204
Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Got to be happy with that. The most comfortable 10 point win in a long time. With a bit more accuracy we could have had another haul of tries.

Tough one up next we'll have to improve another notch or two
by Boxcar Ira
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
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Views: 16527272

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Duff Paddy wrote:I actually thought Furlong was coming back into form on Saturday - he did well. The game passed Healy by a bit.
Furlong did get it together in the second half. Wouldnt be as worried about him. Clearly not in his 2018 form but still the best we have.