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Old 11-02-2018, 09:22 AM
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The auld langer next door was retired and didn't have any kids living with him. Any time you'd talk to him he'd go on about playing hurling with Christy Ring.

Students are only there for half the year anyway. Iirc, and I probably don't, we probably only had fewer than 10 parties during the whole year. The singer from the Sultans of Ping showed up at one. If you're going to move house because you can't get to sleep ten nights of the year, then you're fairly sensitive.
You're some simpleton. What a fucking attitude.
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Old 11-02-2018, 10:59 AM
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...recall we had a lad staying with us at our flat/midden who didn't attend ONE class first term,stayed with us and spent his grant on a new guitar, then came the bombshell of a demand for return of said installment grant, panic stricken and lost for help, my closest friend in life there too had an Irish brother-in law by the name of Strain he was a regular Jack the lad, he managed somehow to procure for (fifteen quid!) a Doctors certificate to the effect he was under stress owing to his parents marriage breakdown (his mother wasn't married) and so he survived till next grant installment when he bought a Drum Kit!

...anyway, for a lark we dreamed up, I rang him at the flat one day (in my best Glaswegian accent) claiming to be Director of Education for Strathclyde giving him an ultimatum and expected to see/meet him in attendance, next day he appeared at lecture, people were asking who the fuck is that? Everytime the door opened yer man Anderson went pale but by mid-afternoon began to smell a rat and stormed out and back to the flat and walloped the only lad there who wasn't in on the gig...Christ-almighty..that was well over thirty years ago.
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Old 11-02-2018, 12:50 PM
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You're some simpleton. What a fucking attitude.
Students are gonna party. Once they leave college, they can spend the rest of their lives being boring responsible farts like the residents.

Anybody who bought in the area from 1990s onwards cannot really be surprised.
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Old 11-02-2018, 01:58 PM
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Do you like parties?

Yeah.

We can invite all our friends and have soda and pie.

Yeah.

I hope no bad people show up.


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Old 11-02-2018, 02:30 PM
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There is a complaints procedure but it didn't prevent carnage last September for freshers week nor for the November Christmas party and neither will it do so next week so clearly it isn't working.
Even if students are punished it's not like a school of a few hundred students where everyone knows a student was suspended or expelled for bad behaviour. Most UCC students wouldn't be aware of the possible consequences for them if any.

Students should be warned about the consequences of their actions extensively before big nights out but in big groups it's impossible to pin it on one or two culprits. You can't suspend 40 students at a house party because they're attending a noisy party.

The more student dedicated accommodation like Brookfield for example the better because the colleges or the companies that own the blocks can control parties etc.

Most of the parties causing disruption are in private houses in private estates or roads like Glasheen Road.

The Gardaí's response to any public order issue seems to be 'we don't have the resources'. That response is wearing thin.

This is mild social disorder not football hooligans rioting in a city or a hundred travellers at an organised fight with slash hooks. There are well known dates that UCC students party en masse. Surely the cops can liaise with the students union to make sure resources are allocated to the university area on the really big nights.

Most of these kids are just pissed up snowflakes that would crumble if put in handcuffs and turfed into the drunk tank for the night. The threat of a charge on their record should be enough to deter them from repeating.
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:03 PM
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Even if students are punished it's not like a school of a few hundred students where everyone knows a student was suspended or expelled for bad behaviour. Most UCC students wouldn't be aware of the possible consequences for them if any.

Students should be warned about the consequences of their actions extensively before big nights out but in big groups it's impossible to pin it on one or two culprits. You can't suspend 40 students at a house party because they're attending a noisy party.

The more student dedicated accommodation like Brookfield for example the better because the colleges or the companies that own the blocks can control parties etc.

Most of the parties causing disruption are in private houses in private estates or roads like Glasheen Road.

The Gardaí's response to any public order issue seems to be 'we don't have the resources'. That response is wearing thin.

This is mild social disorder not football hooligans rioting in a city or a hundred travellers at an organised fight with slash hooks. There are well known dates that UCC students party en masse. Surely the cops can liaise with the students union to make sure resources are allocated to the university area on the really big nights.

Most of these kids are just pissed up snowflakes that would crumble if put in handcuffs and turfed into the drunk tank for the night. The threat of a charge on their record should be enough to deter them from repeating.
I doubt that policing is the solution, because as you say yourself it's mild social disorder.

If they're in a private house, the cops can't bust in the door and haul them away for making noise. And the cops are likely to say it's a civil matter anyway.
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:10 PM
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Do you like parties?

Yeah.

We can invite all our friends and have soda and pie.

Yeah.

I hope no bad people show up.

Stoners don't really do parties though, do they?

I lived in a few stoner houses back in the day and there was never any problems with the neighbours.
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:17 PM
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Even if students are punished it's not like a school of a few hundred students where everyone knows a student was suspended or expelled for bad behaviour. Most UCC students wouldn't be aware of the possible consequences for them if any.

Students should be warned about the consequences of their actions extensively before big nights out but in big groups it's impossible to pin it on one or two culprits. You can't suspend 40 students at a house party because they're attending a noisy party.

The more student dedicated accommodation like Brookfield for example the better because the colleges or the companies that own the blocks can control parties etc.

Most of the parties causing disruption are in private houses in private estates or roads like Glasheen Road.

The Gardaí's response to any public order issue seems to be 'we don't have the resources'. That response is wearing thin.

This is mild social disorder not football hooligans rioting in a city or a hundred travellers at an organised fight with slash hooks. There are well known dates that UCC students party en masse. Surely the cops can liaise with the students union to make sure resources are allocated to the university area on the really big nights.

Most of these kids are just pissed up snowflakes that would crumble if put in handcuffs and turfed into the drunk tank for the night. The threat of a charge on their record should be enough to deter them from repeating.
This is the sort of shite that encourages people to go over to
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:21 PM
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Old 11-02-2018, 05:24 PM
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They keep you awake at night, you wake them early in the morning .

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