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  1. Comment on Peter Robinson: in 50 years’ time the votes of the culturally Irish will help ensure union remains safe
    on 28 April 2013 at 4:24 pm

    Certainly Peter, you would think that but, I’d suggest, in 50 year’s time, you’ll be dead while I’ll be expecting my letter from the President.

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  2. Comment on Slugger live reporting from the Fianna Fail Ard Fheis…
    on 27 April 2013 at 8:10 pm

    Was past there this morning, noticed a few éirígí types also, the notable things, apart from their annoying shouting was,
    the manner in which FF types sensibly ignored them entering and exiting.
    The fact éirígí seem to have emulated John Hume with their ‘single transferable speech, in this case same shit, same shovel.
    And finally, the fact, none of the FF types are tainted, in any way, with the murder of 31 innocent men, women and children, two of whom were not Irish. I suspect the same cannot be said of éirígí.

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  3. Comment on Dublin 1982: What a difference thirty odd years makes?
    on 2 April 2013 at 9:27 pm

    Mark, drink driving laws in 1982 were, ensure the sergeant is not in the bar, if he is make sure he has the squad car with him then buy him a couple of pints.

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  4. Comment on Dublin 1982: What a difference thirty odd years makes?
    on 2 April 2013 at 9:25 pm

    Road reversal, used to be off to Monaghan, Cavan and Meath each weekend, you knew when you hit Monaghan as the road surface turned from smooth to pitted, all changed today with better surfaces in the free-state.
    The cars, Dublin always had a wealthy element which bought new cars frequently, while in the six counties this was the preserve of security force members and lawyers.
    And you could get drink on a Sunday.

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  5. Comment on What does the Irish flag mean to you?
    on 2 April 2013 at 9:15 pm

    Like many above, it is my National Flag, I am proud of what it stands for and long for it’s achievement.
    I abhor the lack of respect it get’s from so called Republicans who put it up to mark their terrority (unaware it represents both communities) then leave it up rotting on lamposts.
    It stands today for re-unification, what happens then?

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  6. Comment on “nobody has the right to use lamp posts & telegraph poles like a dog marking out territory” #apc13
    on 3 March 2013 at 9:45 pm

    CS, go back and re-read it, I first did as a fresher in 1987, and again, while back at QUB in 2007, I think the relevant Article was Art. 16 which states they will support the union so long as the people of NI want to, a true cross community party wouild be neutral on this issue but it is there.

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  7. Comment on Micheal Martin: NI’s ‘establishment parties’ are failing the Belfast Agreement
    on 3 March 2013 at 3:14 pm

    Were Micheal Martin serious about attacking Sinn Féin he would have moved the once vaunted Fianna Fáil organisation into all-Ireland politics from aspiration to reality, he’s been their leader for over two years and has had abundant opportunity to organise what structure they have here into representative politics, as he has done with local area representatives in the 26 counties.
    He’s only here because he needs their Ogra members votes at the next Ard Fheis, hampered now by OMOV, introduced by them last year.
    He also sounds scared, SF will continue to rise in popularity in the 26 counties as they are the effective opposition in Dail Éireann while he, and his spokesmen (no women) make inefficient statements on the effect of cutbacks on ordinary people.

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  8. Comment on “nobody has the right to use lamp posts & telegraph poles like a dog marking out territory” #apc13
    on 3 March 2013 at 2:57 pm

    They’re a Unionist party because their party constitution states they support the union with Britain, there’s nothing small ‘u’ about that.
    Ford sounded yesterday like he was appealing for votes from the alleged unionist catholics, especially those in his own south Antrim constituency, bordering Basil’s Lagan Valley and in east Belfast where the DUP’s flag protest will see the vote to them fall sharply as young DUPpies are bussed to polling stations to get rid of the hated, Naomi.

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