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Well they can’t do that but what I mean is some are not so generous to certain groups is all. One Cllr in the North East Ward has never given any amount of the ward fund to our GAA club. Ted Tynan and Oliver Moran give the maximum contribution every year, not just when there’s an election coming up.

Absolutely. Some give to the local GAA because that's closer to their heart than say the local soccer team, or meals-on-wheels, or whatever. You're obviously delighted that TT and OM give the max contribution to Mayfield(?) GAA each year and good on them. But it's not to say that the other concillors of whatever party don't similarly donate to good causes that might be closer to someone else's heart. That's football.
 
Absolutely. Some give to the local GAA because that's closer to their heart than say the local soccer team, or meals-on-wheels, or whatever. You're obviously delighted that TT and OM give the max contribution to Mayfield(?) GAA each year and good on them. But it's not to say that the other concillors of whatever party don't similarly donate to good causes that might be closer to someone else's heart. That's football.

Moran is a clown.

Some Mayo yahoo pushing every radical left wing crap his party entertains.

The Greens should be dumped, locally and nationally
 
I dont remember him running previously, I know he was Chairman of young FG

I hadn't remembered it either until a FF guy here at work said he'd run when he was recently graduated from college and got a miserable number of votes at the time.

Upwardly mobile guy joins young FG shocka!
 
Absolutely. Some give to the local GAA because that's closer to their heart than say the local soccer team, or meals-on-wheels, or whatever. You're obviously delighted that TT and OM give the max contribution to Mayfield(?) GAA each year and good on them. But it's not to say that the other concillors of whatever party don't similarly donate to good causes that might be closer to someone else's heart. That's football.
Dillons.
 
UCC Student of the Year as well. That's fairly impressive.
There was no such award back in the 80s.

He wasn't top of his class (there was 30 odd 1Hs in his class and he was one of them).

He is however a very capable and personable character, whose success in business would make him a very effective politician.

His background is the same as Tommy G (Council estate in Knocka), and they would have been in the same year in the Mon ( Johnny was in the AG but that was decided on the entrance exam )

He certainly never had a chip on his shoulder about being from the northside (unlike Mr Gould who claims that UCC by its location discriminates against Northsiders )

Which one would serve your area better?
 
There was no such award back in the 80s.
He wasn't top of his class (there was 30 odd 1Hs in his class and he was one of them).

He is however a very capable and personable character, whose success in business would make him a very effective politician.
His background is the same as Tommy G (Council estate in Knocka), and they would have been in the same year in the Mon ( Johnny was in the AG but that was decided on the entrance exam )

He certainly never had a chip on his shoulder about being from the northside (unlike Mr Gould who claims that UCC by its location discriminates against Northsiders )
Which one would serve your area better?

Really?
When did TG say that - UCC has been based on the Southside since its inception, though it does have some ancillary departments quite a distance from the main campus. There's even a small bit of UCC on the North Mall, and old St Vincents, but given that RTC/CIT/MTU is also sited on the soutside as well I think there was an acknowledgement that there should be efforts to site more of the peripheral campus on the northside. Good Shephard Convent was earmarked for just such a phase I think. But like with the Polefield political promises aren't worth the paper they're not written on.
The ill-fated proposed CUBS was supposed to go ahead ...yup south of the river again. But that's academic (pardon the pun) now as it's likely to be a victim of "Project Alpha" and never see the light of day. It was seen as a vanity project anyway.

As for who'd serve your area better - TG would be much more in tune with the issues on the ground in Knocka and indeed much of the northside than would Mullins imho. As for who'd have their hands on the levers of power to actually get something done once they found out about it, probably Mullins.
 
Really?
When did TG say that -
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T Gould 2022 ( At a time when students were commuting from Skibbereen, Charleville, Mitchelstown & Youghal, it also shows he couldn't read a bus timetable as all the buses that go past UCC originate on the Northside)


Edit: Before I get shouted down. the 220 bus from Carrigaline hadn't been extended to Ballincollig when I was a student. ( All southsiders would have walked from the city centre back in the day )
 
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