ST PATRICK'S DAY

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Strum » Fri Mar 18, 2011 2:49 pm

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Denis Cromie » Fri Mar 18, 2011 9:12 pm

Good one Strum. :lol: :lol:
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby johndle » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:51 pm

Arklow Parade 2011

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Holla » Fri Mar 18, 2011 10:57 pm

very good, see the reg plate on the hearse 666 :lol: :lol:
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Strum » Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:25 pm

I like the Hearse and Tanker. Good name for a Pub that. :D

Blow up Dolls with a couple of token "Brown" ones thrown in though? The local Sex Shop did well out of purchases hahaha! :D
They could have used Papier mache or something instead! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Sputnik » Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:08 am

The flash mobe video was shown on every News programme here, and on every Qantas and Virgin Blue flight. And, it is very interesting that the gist of the report on each of the channels was that in the middle of the worlds turmoil and bad news it takes the Irish to cheer us up.
Fantastic marketing too.
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby grammer » Sun Mar 20, 2011 1:39 am

nice photos JD -I was looking out for you in the town I was down near the bridge -maybe next time

-great photos -that hearse was something else -was'nt it -I see by your pics that your a GAA man - :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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sign on the side of the hearse :D :D :D
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future musicians :D :D :D :D
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had a couple of pints here before I went home :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Denis Cromie » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:03 pm

Great pics boys. :D :D :D
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Kav » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:02 am

Hi Gang.
Belated St Paddy's Day greetings ;) My good lady and I were in New York for the St Paddy's day, But after four hours of non stop pipes and drums (The old ears can only take so much) We said feck this, And went for a pub lunch :lol:
Hope you all had a nice time ;)
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby farmboy » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:33 am

Great photos lads and belated greetings from me too. I was in Queenstown in a pub called Pog Mahone,s on Paddys nighty. No, not in Cork, somewhere in the region of 12,000 miles from there in New Zealand. :) Home in a week and quite a few photos to be uploaded. 8-)
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby farmboy » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:46 am

No parades here to the best of my knowledge but all the bars were jammed and people drinking like there was no tomorrow. Nearly everyone wore green and a lot of Irish youngsters live and work in Queenstown. Because most of the bars in Christchurch are closed due to the earthquakes, the 3 bars on the outskirts are doing a roaring trade and Paddys night was a real bonanza for them. A lad we know from Ballinteer runs one of them and he told us the punters were 8 deep at the bar for about 6 solid hours!
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby spudseamus » Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:33 am

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yeahh but what they don't tell ya St.Patrick was the only ONE seeyin' de snakes!! :D
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Strum » Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:25 am

He was done for speeding. They don't tell you that in the history Books. :D
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Denis Cromie » Fri Mar 25, 2011 12:26 pm

farmboy wrote:No parades here to the best of my knowledge but all the bars were jammed and people drinking like there was no tomorrow. Nearly everyone wore green and a lot of Irish youngsters live and work in Queenstown. Because most of the bars in Christchurch are closed due to the earthquakes, the 3 bars on the outskirts are doing a roaring trade and Paddys night was a real bonanza for them. A lad we know from Ballinteer runs one of them and he told us the punters were 8 deep at the bar for about 6 solid hours!



Looking forward to a full pictorial report FB. Hope you're enjoying yourself. :D
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby farmboy » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:17 am

Thanks denis, its been a fantastic adventure but like all good things ends too quickly. As I write this we have 4 more hours in our daughters and then our marathon journey home begins. A 3 hour, 14 hour and 7 hour flight awaits us . Looking forward to putting up the photos........when I recover! :roll: :)
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby jordo » Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:20 pm

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby grammer » Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:55 pm

Hiya farmboy -
all good things must come to an end --
dont fancy that kind of a journey myself-but
safe home and looking forward to the 850 photos. :D :D :D :D :D
only messing pal !!!! :P :P
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Denis Cromie » Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:48 pm

SAFE HOME.
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Holla » Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:16 pm

TO ALL FELLOW MEMBERS HAVE ENJOYABLE ST PATRICKS DAY :)
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby grammer » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:55 pm

HAPPY ST.PATRICKS DAY TO YOU ALL HOME AND AWAY

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Strum » Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:22 pm

Hope you all had a great weekend. I did! :lol:
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby keeper » Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:08 am

Thanks Strum :D Glad you did have a good one, no morning afters I hope ;)
Thanks Grammer, hope you had a good one also ;)
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Enviro500 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 8:46 pm

Gang,

Belated St Paddy's day all, As usual I spent it in West Sussex.....The White Horse .our local, Landlord put on a an Irish Night band...and guess what, they were , a BLACK SOUL Band...... and he an English pub owner !!!!! The band was called "O'Dinga" and the twot booked them thinking they were a Folk band....Still a good night was had,,, I particularly liked that lovely little song "KNOCK on woood! .well, the band thought it was Irish....
Just back today.... thus the post

And the Da's 20th Anniversary of his passing on March 17th.

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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby grammer » Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:37 am

One or two photos from Arklow parade
did'nt get down this year to watch :( :( :(
but it was a goodie by all accounts
maybe JD might have some photos
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Re: ST PATRICK'S DAY

Postby Strum » Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:33 pm

Nice photos there Grammer. Sweet Granddaughter on the Pony. :D
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