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Thread: British fail to attend Famine ceremony

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    Maybe they were too busy boiling the spuds.

    we now import spuds?????????????????????????????????????????
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    I didn't attend either

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    Quote Originally Posted by monster_monster View Post
    I didn't attend either
    Me neither!
    Although my name wasn't mentioned in the papers!

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    They should not be invited ..
    It would be like a murderer being invited to his victims anniversary mass...
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    One of the first to help where in fact English ie the Quakers,we didnt help ourselves ,large beef and grain farmers where still exporting right throughout the famine ,it wasn't just the English that where following the"laissez faire" model of economics,lets stop looking back with green tinted glasses
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    The farmers exporting the beef and grain were english landlords installed by the crown..


    How were the Irish supposed to help themselves when they were living in abject poverty and under a tyrannical regime with the sole purpose of milking the country of its assets even before the famine ?

    When the potato crop failed they were unable to pay their rent and were turfed out on the road...

    To try and defend the english here is on a par with defending Hitler and Nazi Germany...
    Last edited by Drake Ramora; 18-05-10 at 14:05.
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    Lets hope they didn’t show up out of shame but then again I doubt that was the reason as they’ve never shown any shame or remorse to any country they’ve terrorised throughout history.

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    There was no need for anybody go hungry when you could beat a sheep to death and then eat it.....................the problem was that our ancestors were more interested in shagging the poor beasts than eating them.

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    Not too complimentary a remark there mate, but hey , a smart move would be to kill 2 birds with one stone and shag em to death then eat them.
    (re :ancestors , are you confusing the Irish with the Welsh by any chance?)

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