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Old 03-01-2018, 12:44 PM
Bwana_Dik Bwana_Dik is offline
 
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Was in the Town earlier, and made the following observations:

A) Bottom part of Avenue Road blocked off by Guards. Some sort of item on the pavement, covered by blue tarpaulin.
B) A monument to a road traffic victim, around the corner on the bypass, approx. 200m from Avenue Road, cordoned off and 2 guards present.
C) Name on monument is Ward (a lady who was killed maybe 20 years ago in a road accident).
D) https://www.independent.ie/irish-new...-36455136.html

Personally, I am drawing no conclusions from any of these facts.
Although based on further information the conclusions I didn't draw may be incorrect.
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Old 19-01-2018, 01:20 PM
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Cork City Council 'treating us like dogs' say homeless Travellers

Several homeless Traveller families who were asked to vacate emergency accommodation in a hotel yesterday refused to leave Cork City Hall until their housing needs were addressed.

City officials spent the day trying to source alternative accommodation for the 21 adults and 31 children, who range in age from six-month-old twins to teenagers, some of whom spent the day in the lobby of City Hall.

They had been staying in 16 rooms and an apartment in the four-star Kingsley Hotel on Carrigrohane Road since they told City Hall that their caravans at the Carrigrohane Rd halting site had been extensively damaged during Storm Eleanor earlier this month.

The accommodation costs were being covered by the Department of Social Protection.

They were asked to leave the hotel on Wednesday night after alleged antisocial behaviour on the premises.

The hotel was not available for comment.

It is understood there were a number of minor issues linked to the behaviour of some of the children, but there were serious concerns about the behaviour of some of the adults using the residents’ bar.

The Travellers in City Hall said they did not want to be named amid fears of discrimination.

A mother of two children, aged two and four, accepted that some of the children had been “running up and down corridors, banging on doors and messing in the lifts”, and that some other individuals had caused a disturbance, but she said it was unfair that all 11 families had been asked to leave.

She said they all had to pack their bags and leave around 5pm and then find their own accommodation.

“We were scattered all over the city,” she said.

She finally secured a room for her family in the Maryborough Hotel just after midnight. Another family got a room in the Montenotte Hotel.

She said children are missing school.

“They are treating us like dogs. We just want stable homes,” she said.

One of the men said the famalies were promised new accommodation after the halting site was swamped by the 2009 flood, but nothing has happened.

Another, who lived on the site for 24 years, said: “In the long-term, we need proper, livable homes. We don’t want to go back to the site.”

A spokesperson for City Hall said last night: “The families are looking after their own accommodation tonight after a previous emergency accommodation solution broke down. Cork City Council has arranged for the substantial damage to their mobile homes to be assessed.

“The council is awaiting receipt of the assessor’s reports. Any replacements can only be facilitated subject to available funding.”

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland...rs-465999.html
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Old 19-01-2018, 01:23 PM
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Cork City Council 'treating us like dogs' say homeless Travellers
A mother of two children, aged two and four, accepted that some of the children had been “running up and down corridors, banging on doors and messing in the lifts”, and that some other individuals had caused a disturbance, but she said it was unfair that all 11 families had been asked to leave.
Mayhem in the bar apparently.

Who'd have thunk it
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Old 19-01-2018, 01:44 PM
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.....'treating us like dogs' say homeless Travellers
Behave like animals.....we'll treat you like animals
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Old 19-01-2018, 01:52 PM
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A van load of travellers pulled up very close to where i work this morning,
a row ensued plenty of shouting and roaring, after 20 minutes or so they
left leaving a load of food wrappings and empty cans on the road, but thats ok sure arent they an ethnic minority,
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Old 19-01-2018, 01:55 PM
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They should be looked after better.
They are more Irish than the Irish.

A national treasure.
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Old 19-01-2018, 03:02 PM
pubwithnobeer pubwithnobeer is offline
 
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Behave like animals.....we'll treat you like animals
I find you comment very offensive.


































Animals have more cop on.
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Old 19-01-2018, 03:05 PM
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They should be looked after better.
They are more Irish than the Irish.

A national treasure.
They look nothing like your average Irish person, I'll go with the research that says they were nomads that arrived here in the 1500's.
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Old 19-01-2018, 08:45 PM
Apollo Creed Apollo Creed is offline
 
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They should be looked after better.
They are more Irish than the Irish.

A national treasure.
No they're not. There just inbred Irish. If you took your extended family and interbreed amongst another small number of extended families then you too could be as Irish as the travellers. 😵
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Old 19-01-2018, 09:00 PM
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So the Kingsley Hotel (ownd and run by the chinese) agree to put up the travellers.

Travellers muibehave and are asked to leave.

So we have one minority accusing another minority of discrimination?
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