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Forum: Football Today, 22:22
Replies: 308
Views: 9,628
Posted By Eurostar
I'd be a bit sceptical about the "low confidence"...

I'd be a bit sceptical about the "low confidence" theory myself. You'd expect a brilliant coach to inspire confidence immediately.....it shouldn't take months.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 14:33
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
No surprise there. Brendan is a very big draw...

No surprise there. Brendan is a very big draw these days.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 14:32
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Don't worry, you're grand :) The more recent...

Don't worry, you're grand :) The more recent republican terrorist groups had very little in common with those who fought for independence in the early 1920s. The likes of Michael Collins would be...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 13:44
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
The 1916 Easter Rising was actually deeply...

The 1916 Easter Rising was actually deeply unpopular with the people of Dublin, they resented it and thought it stupid and totally unnecessary. But the British made a catastrophic blunder in...
Forum: Big Brother Today, 13:26
Replies: 25
Views: 742
Posted By Eurostar
He won't win. He's been too bland and has done...

He won't win. He's been too bland and has done virtually nothing in the house
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 02:46
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Well I was only pointing out that the IRA of...

Well I was only pointing out that the IRA of 1919-21 was not a terrorist organisation but a guerilla army and the armed militia of a popular political movement. People hear the words 'Sinn Fein' and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 16:42
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Actually a fair point : they received 47% of...

Actually a fair point : they received 47% of votes on the island of Ireland and 65% of votes in what is now the Republic (most of the other votes in nationalist Ireland went to the successor of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 15:50
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
They won 73 seats out of 79 in what is now the...

They won 73 seats out of 79 in what is now the Republic. Sinn Fein were a revolutionary movement with an armed militia so it does appear the War of Independence was fully supported by the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 15:39
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Of course, I should have said within what would...

Of course, I should have said within what would have been nationalist Ireland at that time. Unionists in Ulster were violently opposed to Home Rule for Ireland within the UK never mind an independent...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 13:14
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Yes, but the IRA were a legitimate guerilla army...

Yes, but the IRA were a legitimate guerilla army with the full support of the Irish population. Sinn Fein won a landslide majority in Ireland in the 1918 British General Election and the IRA were...
Forum: Big Brother Yesterday, 02:52
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By Eurostar
He's the best of the Brits and Gary is the best...

He's the best of the Brits and Gary is the best of the Yanks (that would be a great top 2)
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 01:22
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
The IRA of 1919-21 was a large guerilla army...

The IRA of 1919-21 was a large guerilla army (numbering about 15,000 active members) engaged in battle with British forces in the cities and throughout the countryside. Many of it's members became...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 01:12
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
They did indeed, they burnt the Custom House...

They did indeed, they burnt the Custom House building in Dublin down and most of Ireland's archive and censuses were lost (it was seen as an attack on British administration in Ireland :...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-08-2014, 23:40
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Well the show actually stated that Brendan's...

Well the show actually stated that Brendan's grandfather's two sons were in the IRA and he was killed for refusing to hand them over or reveal their whereabouts.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-08-2014, 23:08
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
Both sides fought very dirty for certain (though...

Both sides fought very dirty for certain (though some of the British acts of terror were inexcusable such as the burning of the city of Cork in 1920 when they deliberately set fire to hundreds of...
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 18:43
Replies: 136
Views: 6,461
Posted By Eurostar
Not quite the same thing. He'd be entitled to say...

Not quite the same thing. He'd be entitled to say he didn't want to share a bath with a woman for example.
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 18:32
Replies: 136
Views: 6,461
Posted By Eurostar
Political correctness gone mad. He's perfectly...

Political correctness gone mad. He's perfectly entitled to say he feels uncomfortable around Kellie *even* if it's over the issue of her being a transsexual.
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 16:45
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Eurostar
Don't forget she's preaching to the converted....

Don't forget she's preaching to the converted. Most of them dislike him and it's quite fashionable to slag him off behind his back so she knows she has a receptive audience.
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 15:12
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Eurostar
I did laugh that the person who got the loudest...

I did laugh that the person who got the loudest cheers was the sole evictee in a five way eviction :D
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 13:55
Replies: 55
Views: 2,122
Posted By Eurostar
I actually quite liked her until the phobias task...

I actually quite liked her until the phobias task but she let herself down by going after Gary when there were numerous other targets she could have named. She seems to pride herself on being...
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 02:54
Replies: 44
Views: 2,215
Posted By Eurostar
The phrase is actually American in origin and...

The phrase is actually American in origin and dates back to WW2 or even earlier :D
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 02:51
Replies: 66
Views: 2,310
Posted By Eurostar
Dee was quite nasty about Gary on the main show...

Dee was quite nasty about Gary on the main show too and I noticed Claire King was a bit uncomfortable with her comments.
Forum: Big Brother 28-08-2014, 02:45
Replies: 211
Views: 12,321
Posted By Eurostar
Indeed, most of the time James does try to be...

Indeed, most of the time James does try to be polite to Gary and is probably closer to him than many in there.
Forum: General Discussion 28-08-2014, 00:02
Replies: 475
Views: 13,303
Posted By Eurostar
And certainly not a sub machine gun. There is no...

And certainly not a sub machine gun. There is no shooting or hunting event that would ever allow the use of a machine gun.....that is a weapon of war and designed to kill. Giving such a weapon to a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-08-2014, 22:25
Replies: 848
Views: 93,286
Posted By Eurostar
You only have to compare the demographics to see...

You only have to compare the demographics to see what actually happened. The population of England in 1841 was 13m rising to 30m in 1901.

The population of Ireland in 1841 was 8m dropping to 5m in...
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