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by epaddy
Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers: IW Payment Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 2061

Re: Irishers: IW Payment Poll

Is it my imagination or has there been an explosion of pro water charges articles since the election? Despite there being a plethora of anti water charges coverage prior to the election? Odd. One of the lines of the complain about everything brigade was not an opposition to water charges themselves...
by epaddy
Sat Mar 05, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

If you've listened to his radio show lately you might not be so surprised. There is now a segment where he goes on a solo rant for 15 odd minutes at the start of the show. I think he got the idea from the American talk radio presenters. The rants have been getting increasing erratic IN MY OPINION l...
by epaddy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

Martin has been well trained by his PR consultants text book body language coaching He's just too weak though. Tbf, they all are. Leo Varadker, a nation turns it's lonely eyes to you... Best politician in the country, bright and direct. He will get the big gig sometime. Will Enda survive 18 months ...
by epaddy
Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

No one gives a fudge about climate change.

Native trees, stopping all our fracking and following a green pattern are the solutions apparently.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

anonymous_joe wrote:Say it quietly but Joan has won tonight.
0% expectations, but yes she has been the clearest in her answers.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

Duff Paddy wrote:
anonymous_joe wrote:Micheál just admitted to cronyism!
the media will still call it for him, they have to play with the story of the government getting a hammering. Adams is a f**k joke.
Nah, he's been poor tonight.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

Most honest answer to a question tonight is Martins "yes" to the Celia Larkin question. :lol:
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

"The state's responsibility to provide families with a home" No one will challenge him on this. Christ Gerry is all over the shop. I reckon SF will struggle to get 10% No they won't. They have about 15% core vote and have lost % points to f**k independents. They won't go lower- you can smoke that i...
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

"The state's responsibility to provide families with a home" No one will challenge him on this. it's f**k gas isn't it. which one of you chancers will promise us the most ridiculous hand outs No substantive issues will be addressed. The link between unemployed households of which we have by quite a...
by epaddy
Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

"The state's responsibility to provide families with a home"

No one will challenge him on this.


Christ Gerry is all over the shop.

I reckon SF will struggle to get 10%
by epaddy
Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Caaardiff v Leinsterrr in a very wet Aaarrms Paaaarrk
Replies: 186
Views: 3681

Re: Caaardiff v Leinsterrr in a very wet Aaarrms Paaaarrk

Try set up by a super Reddan kick. What a game :lol: :lol:
by epaddy
Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Good news all round. For Henshaw, he moves to one of the top sides in Europe. For Irish rugby, one of our best young players staying in the country. But most of all for Connacht. Really shows that playing first team out west is a great place to prove yourself. Hopefully will attract young guys over ...
by epaddy
Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Bit of confusion over which backrow is on the bench, twitter squad says Ruddock, press release TOD. Schmidt out.
by epaddy
Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

McFadden on the bench, best of luck statto!
by epaddy
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

earl the beaver wrote:So Reddan is back on the bench for Ireland x(
Could have done with him lifting the pace against Wales for the last 15 on Sunday. Smart move.
by epaddy
Wed Feb 10, 2016 1:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal
Replies: 2545
Views: 207696

Re: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal

OK, I can't be sure but I certainly have felt horrible the past two days. Really despondent. The SSRI possibly? Could be. Can be difficult to get dosage right. I felt worse for a couple of weeks after starting. Looking back I'd put some of it down to the disappointment of not feeling instantly bett...
by epaddy
Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Any thoughts on the scrum? Looked like White's arm was being pulled down all match, why didnt he deal with it?
by epaddy
Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

Is this shite over yet? I cant be the only one completely fed up with the politicians and political system we have here. We have leftist parties that want to scrap and reduce taxes and parties purporting to be fiscally responsible out bidding each other for spending increases and tax cuts to buy vot...
by epaddy
Mon Feb 08, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal
Replies: 2545
Views: 207696

Re: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal

Jesus this place attracts all sorts of f**ked up souls, not leaset the swarmists. I'm medicated up to my tits too. Its a battle, sometimes dosnt feel like it will be 'normal' again, keep with it Floppykid.
by epaddy
Fri Feb 05, 2016 9:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Ireland v Wales u20 6Ns
Replies: 100
Views: 1845

Re: Official Ireland v Wales u20 6Ns

Dodgy dive from the Welsh 10. Crazy decision.
by epaddy
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Looks a good attaching backline anyway. Great to see Trimble back. Hope the pack can get some decent ball for them. It would be much better with a 12 at 12 (Mccloskey), our best fullback at fullback (Payne) and a 13 @ 13(Henshaw) Payne and Henshaw have been a good unit so far. With the pack in bits...
by epaddy
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Looks a good attaching backline anyway. Great to see Trimble back. Hope the pack can get some decent ball for them.
by epaddy
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Marmion on the bench, didn't see that coming.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

Liathroidigloine wrote:I'd prefer to be governed badly by an Irish Government than well by London.

Then again I'm from Longford, home of the brave General Sean McEoin.
I'd have preferred London to Rome, which was what we got.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

As noted earlier, the casualty lists of the Dublin Fusiliers from Mons, the Second Ypres and Gallipoli were already testing the 'Britishness' of the Dublin working classes. By Summer 1916 these were joined by the hundreds of photographs in the IT, Indo, etc. of the casualties from the Dublin 'frien...
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

CM11 wrote:
epaddy wrote:
CM11 wrote:
epaddy wrote:IRFU join to goggle trial. McKinley to Connacht? Good enough to come back to Leinster?
Announced a month or two ago.
Made official today.
:thumbup:
Don't start with me statto, you've enough lads around here to have endless arguments with.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

CM11 wrote:
epaddy wrote:IRFU join to goggle trial. McKinley to Connacht? Good enough to come back to Leinster?
Announced a month or two ago.
Made official today.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

Malahide Mullet wrote:Come on now Panzer.

They have about 300 years of form, the knew they weren't coming home alive.
And we should be proud of this gang lead by a kiddie fiddling weirdo?
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

Proud of a bunch of loons playing freedom fighter, not a chance. The success of the rising was the governments ridiculous reaction. Without that it would have been any more than a blip on the radar. A great shame a parliamentary settlement wasn't reached. A reaction those "loons" knew they would el...
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

IRFU join to goggle trial. McKinley to Connacht? Good enough to come back to Leinster?
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

Proud of a bunch of loons playing freedom fighter, not a chance. The success of the rising was the governments ridiculous reaction. Without that it would have been any more than a blip on the radar. A great shame a parliamentary settlement wasn't reached. A reaction those "loons" knew they would el...
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 100640
Views: 3210865

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

David Drumms brother on Pat Kenny there. David is a great lad altogether apparently. Will be on the first plane home if the DPP doesnt oppose bail. Didnt really seem to answer the question as to why Drumm is fighting extradition.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

There was a Libertas poster up on the Clonskeagh end of Beaver Row for at least eighteen months following the Fiscal Pact referendum. Are these fines ever enforced?
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irishers-The Official Irish politics thread
Replies: 4648
Views: 118049

Re: Irishers-Official 2016 General Election thread

Visit to the park delayed until tomorrow apparently. Enda revelling in this obviously.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you proud of Easter 1916?
Replies: 650
Views: 24095

Re: Are you proud of Easter 1916?

Proud of a bunch of loons playing freedom fighter, not a chance. The success of the rising was the governments ridiculous reaction. Without that it would have been any more than a blip on the radar. A great shame a parliamentary settlement wasn't reached.
by epaddy
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Irish rugby truly an all island sport?
Replies: 483
Views: 10978

Re: Is Irish rugby truly an all island sport?

Some reasonable points in this troll to be fair. Unless NI can come up with an agreed cross community flag and anthem it really is difficult to solve. While I understand why the tricolour is flown and soldiers song is sung in the south, I'm not sure I agree with it.
by epaddy
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

CM11 wrote:I don't know why I clicked on that link.
I know. No chance Dave Kilcoyne could possibly be selected.
by epaddy
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Conor O Shea Gooooooooooooooooing
Replies: 33
Views: 2429

Re: Conor O Shea Gooooooooooooooooing

Preusmably he'll step up to the International level at this stage, and head for Rome? Munster would be a tough gig, and I doubt he'd want to be seen to make the step back to the soft option of Leinster. I thought the Canadian coach Kiaran Crowley has taken the Italian job !! Pretty sure its the Tre...
by epaddy
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Announcement at 2.30 now.
by epaddy
Wed Jan 20, 2016 2:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 435570
Views: 16180678

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

sewa wrote:
epaddy wrote:I planned my lunch around this, f**k you IRFU.
Jeebus EP you must really have nowt to do :lol:
Ah sewa me aul mucker. The funny thing is I'm swamped, hence not posting much any more. But always enjoy a good Irish squqd announcement for the rage it induces around here.