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Re: Blackrock

Postby Strum » Thu May 21, 2015 12:11 am

Do you recognise this place Rocker?


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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Thu May 21, 2015 9:41 am

:oops: :oops: :oops: No...what kinda Rocker am I ??
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Strum » Thu May 21, 2015 3:11 pm

Rocker wrote::oops: :oops: :oops: No...what kinda Rocker am I ??



Haha, it was my son's graduation last night and it was on here. St Philip and St James' Church, Merrion Avenue, opposite Sion Hill. ;)
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Holla » Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:44 pm

Question (maybe one for Rocker) who lives in Idrone house at the back of the church in Blackrock its a fine well kept house nicely painted I noticed a small religious looking plaque over the door. dontknow
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Thu Jun 04, 2015 12:51 am

Must go and have a look at that. Years ago Dr O'Rourke lived there then in the late 90's Pat Potter who owned Potters Bar which is now the Three Tun opened a Bed and Breakfast there. it was very well run. Don;t know who has it now.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Holla » Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:13 am

Rocker wrote:Must go and have a look at that. Years ago Dr O'Rourke lived there then in the late 90's Pat Potter who owned Potters Bar which is now the Three Tun opened a Bed and Breakfast there. it was very well run. Don;t know who has it now.


Ah sure maybe that's what the little plaque over the door was ,something to do with the B+B days,I was stuck in traffic outside the house and it caught my eye but I didn't get a close look at it looked religious or a bit like one of those Camino walk plaques,nicely painted house.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Micheál » Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:01 pm

Are you referring to "Qui Si Sano" ?

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Re: Blackrock

Postby Micheál » Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:04 pm

I believe it means (loosely) -
"What are we, if we dont have our health?" An appropriate motto or house name for a medical person.
Its also the name of a famous Clinic or Spa in Switzerland

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Re: Blackrock

Postby Holla » Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:32 pm

Micheál wrote:Are you referring to "Qui Si Sano" ?

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I had a dog died of that :D

Not sure what it was Micheal just a small plaque over the door I didn't get a great look as the traffic started to move.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:04 pm

Qui si Sano is two houses away from Idrone House. Our dentist used to live there a gorgeous old house. Imagine I can't remember his hame now and I went to him for twenty years!
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Holla » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:06 am

Any news on the Missing Lady from Blackrock,lots of posters around the town ,very sad and stressful time for her family
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:11 am

Holla wrote:Any news on the Missing Lady from Blackrock,lots of posters around the town ,very sad and stressful time for her family


Nothing yet Holla. Was thinking of her today in that lashing rain.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Strum » Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:13 pm

Marked for removal? Just spotted that in Blackrock the other night. Must have been a few accidents?




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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:56 pm

We noticed them a few weeks ago too Strum and the fellow in the local shop said it was all going to be relandscaped by the council. Don't know what they are going to do but as you say the beach stones must have caused many a compo case. They are giving me a pain with all this village centre stuff ..when would you get a minute to sit on the main street in Blackrock...in Cornelscourt they have all kinds of yokes and I only find it distracting and in Ballybrack there is an oblisk and the kids sit on it and drink. At least they have not put graffetti on it. Gawd, I sound moany but, if they leased the space to the coffee shop it could be a nice summer eating out venue. That Insomnia in Blackrock is the pitts everyone siting on top of each other and no privacy.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Holla » Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:27 pm

Rocker wrote:
Holla wrote:Any news on the Missing Lady from Blackrock,lots of posters around the town ,very sad and stressful time for her family


Nothing yet Holla. Was thinking of her today in that lashing rain.


Sad news the body of Breda Delaney taken from the sea off Scotland.RIP Breda.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:23 pm

Heard that earlier Holla. Such a sad time for her family. God give them the strenght to bear it. May she rest in Peace.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Strum » Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:55 pm

Wow, is there a link? How did she end up near Scotland?
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Gerald » Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:15 pm

Strum wrote:Wow, is there a link? How did she end up near Scotland?


Same story, more or less, whichever site you look on. There are some comments here on this article suggesting that currents eventually brought her ashore in Scotland: http://www.thejournal.ie/breda-delaney-body-found-2365545-Oct2015/
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Strum » Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:18 pm

Cheers Ger. That's tragic. :|
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Re: Blackrock

Postby grammer » Tue Oct 27, 2015 1:00 pm

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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Tue Oct 27, 2015 4:13 pm

Grammer, You are a star. I'll be in all day going through those.
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Re: Blackrock

Postby Sinead » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:36 pm

Grammer:

Just read the piece about the Cross of the Rock and I knew the
late Roma Murphy who wrote it.

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Re: Blackrock

Postby grammer » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:50 pm

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Re: Blackrock

Postby Rocker » Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:03 am

How about this for Halloween at Frank Keane Motors on the Back Road

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Re: Blackrock

Postby Jemser » Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:58 am

Brilliant :lol: :lol: :lol:
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