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The general news thread

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by Red7778, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Pfoley

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    Awful news coining out of Malaysia this morning. The poor family, looks like something sinister but hopefully it was some kind of accident.
     
  2. edcarroll02

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    Yeah really horrific news story overall and sadly the conclusion looks like what most probably expected but hoped against.
     
  3. Gerry

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    Such sad news

    No idea how anyone could cope with something like that:-(
     
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  5. edcarroll02

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    Even the busses are gay now, I saw a Garda car today with a price flag painted on the back, as Helen Lovejoy famously said "won't somebody think of the children".
     
  6. babbsnads

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    https://www.thejournal.ie/public-services-card-data-retention-4767937-Aug2019/

    "The department's communication with the public was inadequate"

    You dont fuckin say. I listened to Regina Doherty on the radio when they were being rolled out deny that biometric data was being recorded,then listing things that would be recorded that matched exactly with the definition of biometric data that she'd just had read out to her. They've also kept telling everybody that the card is not compulsory to access a lot of government services,but it is mandatory!!! No...me neither.
     
  7. edcarroll02

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    So Ryanair have "successfully" injuncted their employees from striking this week. I'm very interested to know how the judge came to this decision.
     
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    Didn't follow procedure that they initiated last yr. Also secret ballot didn't include all members
     
  9. babbsnads

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    They didn't give every pilot in the union an opportunity to vote? If that's the case they're fuckin idiots
     
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    Yeah said it on the news that the judge believes that there wasn't enough time from when they called the ballot to voting to allow everyone to vote.

    Looking for 101 percent pay rise is not great either
     
  11. babbsnads

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    Ah right,I took it up wrong. Haven't really been following it to be honest.
     
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    Looks like the strike is green lit from UK side
     
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    Yeah but with the Irish one stopped they have plenty of cover. Can see a shit load of Ryanair pilots being laid off.
     
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    Winning Lotto ticket sold in Wicklow
     
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  16. babbsnads

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    Leo in a nutshell but I'll take him doing the right thing however we can get it.
     
  17. babbsnads

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    One of the Koch brothers died today. I've respect for the opinion that death shouldn't be celebrated,but with cunts like this you'll normally find the people most upset about his death being celebrated were never offended by the death and misery he helped cause. The only people with opinion that his death shouldn't be celebrated who deserve any respect,are people who thought he was a scumbag.
     
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    Don't know anything about the Kochs for some reason, totally under my radar but sounds a prize pig. I don't celebrate death but it sounds like he thrived on the suffering of millions, sometimes a death is a good thing and perhaps this is one of them times.
     
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    Big hurricane about to hit Florida. The authorities are having to remind people not to shoot at it.
     
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    That's not a shit joke by the way,they're genuinely having to tell people not to shoot at it.
     

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