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by pleated
Sat Mar 28, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 183
Views: 2753

Re: Corona Virus

Some time ago we watched and discussed the Brexit. Now looking on Europe with each country setting it's own regulations and approach, no central policy by the EU or WHO, the question does rise whether the Europeans do need Brussels. Finally migration has stopped, borders been closed without consult...
by pleated
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Corona Virus
Replies: 183
Views: 2753

Re: Corona Virus

moonshadow wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:36 pm
I see Boris Johnson has tested positive..
A few weeks ago he was boasting about shaking hands with coronavirus patients. Not sure how to do a direct link to the report, but it is repeated here-
https://twitter.com/DavidLammy/status/1 ... 6933805057
(Apologies for linking to twatter)
by pleated
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Kurdish men form solidarity group wearing dresses
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Re: Kurdish men form solidarity group wearing dresses

I am not sure of the publication date for this article. It is however, interesting to note the protests by women against the men. http://www.jimrigby.org/kurdish-men-wear-dresses-in-solidarity/ The women were not protesting against the men. They were protesting against the implied insult by the Ira...
by pleated
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How many countries have you visited?
Replies: 39
Views: 1160

Re: How many countries have you visited?

Sorry, Ray, but England is a Sovereign state as is the UK. Each unit of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales is a country in its own right each with some degree of autonomy. Which is why in some sports events each country in the UK can compete in its own right and in others we compete as a...
by pleated
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: A bridge too far?
Replies: 17
Views: 528

Re: A bridge too far?

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xemK_TdhqWU
5.01

N25 Progress June 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o09FFFHl4os
4.12
by pleated
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: The Times and Transgender Discrimination
Replies: 21
Views: 1473

Re: The Times and Transgender Discrimination

To get back to the subject of the original post, here is the final report from the tribunal- O'Donnell v Times Newspapers JUDGMENT OF THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5d6e181bed915d53b0256ebd/O_Donnell_v_Times_Newspapers_-_4107419_-_18_-_Final_Hearing_.pdf (Very...
by pleated
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Breaking News Ireland
Replies: 58
Views: 4028

Re: Breaking News Ireland

moonshadow wrote:I can't believe nobody has interviewed the neighbors dog to get his opinion on the matter.....
Now look what you have started...
https://www.msn.com/en-ie/news/newsirel ... id=U507DHP
by pleated
Sun Jun 30, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Nice article that mentions Skirtcafe favorably
Replies: 168
Views: 7471

Re: Nice article that mentions Skirtcafe favorably

Puberty blocking is a form of hormone treatment. These "puberty blockers", ie GnRH agonists, were originally licenced c1985 to treat end-stage prostate cancer. Below is a study of one of the effects on men treated with them. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists and fracture risk: a claims-based ...
by pleated
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Breaking News Ireland
Replies: 58
Views: 4028

Re: Breaking News Ireland

moonshadow wrote: The second video got about 7 seconds of my time.

So many statements are just clawing to escape my lips and I promised I'd behave.
That was our best known conspiraloon. She tried to put herself forward for the Presidential election last October but failed to get nominated.
by pleated
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Breaking News Ireland
Replies: 58
Views: 4028

Re: Breaking News Ireland

On a positive not the uniform supplier is ready for orders now and in the last 12 hours its turned from skirt to kilt, he he Is that to appease the locals who knows https://schoolwearhouse.ie/product-category/st-brigids-greystones/ Looks like a kilt to me, and it is folded on the 'female' side. htt...
by pleated
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Breaking News Ireland
Replies: 58
Views: 4028

Re: Breaking News Ireland

From 'The Examiner'- https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/let-the-children-choose-wicklow-primary-school-to-introduce-gender-neutral-uniform-policy-931830.html "The school said they are aiming to make children with gender-identity issues feel happy and accepted at school." and " Mr She...
by pleated
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Flower Boy at Wedding
Replies: 70
Views: 4707

Re: Flower Boy at Wedding

FranTastic444 wrote:I would imagine that the article is behind a paywall.
Yes, that is why i have just posted a link with a share token.
by pleated
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: In the News / Advocacy
Topic: Flower Boy at Wedding
Replies: 70
Views: 4707

Re: Flower Boy at Wedding

I had no idea. It is a subject that they do seem to report on with regularity, particularly with regards to the Mermaids charity - in fact they report today on a data breach from the org. What I've just noticed is that some of this reporting is coming from Andrew Gilligan - a name that many Brits m...
by pleated
Fri May 04, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Skirts and Kilts for Men
Topic: Sightings "in the wild"
Replies: 1286
Views: 145125

Re: Sightings "in the wild"

Yesterday (Thursday 3rd), about 5.20pm I saw a man, thirtyish, wearing what looked like a full length utility kilt. It was so "maxi" that I was unable to see what kind of legwear he had on This was in a long very busy pedestrianised street just off O'Connell Street in Dublin. He was walking in the o...
by pleated
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Hurricane Ophelia
Replies: 27
Views: 1922

Re: Hurricane Ophelia

Hi Pleated, The Irish Times caption was Center Park Road and it seems to be in Cork. The Google maps street view shows them all standing. Shame ! My little lake and surrounding woodland lies three miles due North of the bridge at Newbridge, Co. Kildare. We're in bogland, so the soil is soft. Tom Th...