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 Post subject: Re: We're paid peanuts compared to soccer stars, says Pat Ke
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:14 am 
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I've only heard one Irish conversation in Kilkenny in the last ten years. A friend who's in to her Irish tried to start up a weekly Irish language social evening in a local pub, a few Irish teachers turned up and it didn't last very long.

I dealt a lot with the public and when someone greeted me in Irish I'd asked if they could speak it, the usual response was "like fuck I do". Now this thread is about Pat Kenny, I agree, he's a complete.........

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 Post subject: Re: We're paid peanuts compared to soccer stars, says Pat Ke
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:15 pm 
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A lot of people seem confused about the 30% paycut, many think it's on top of the cuts the top guys already took, when it is an broadening of the scope of the cut, i.e. no change to Pat Kenny but now applies to other less well paid staff.

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 Post subject: Re: We're paid peanuts compared to soccer stars, says Pat Ke
PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:01 pm 
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So can we expect a Mr Duffy from D4 to be calling into LiveLine during the week to complain about how the cuts are hurting ordinary decent working people & not the Banker scum who got us into the shite ? :x

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 Post subject: Re: We're paid peanuts compared to soccer stars, says Pat Ke
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https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland ... 0?mode=amp


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 Post subject: Re: We're paid peanuts compared to soccer stars, says Pat Ke
PostPosted: Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:00 pm 
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Long time coming after the court battle but 10 years later, we've got boomtime prices and we're back in business
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In August, property firm, Bartra Capital Property - founded by developer Richard Barrett - paid €3.1m for the Maple Tree House site adjacent to the Kennys’ home and also bought a separate and adjoining 0.51 acre site


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any densification of brownfield lands must be balanced with respect for the receiving environment of established residential properties.


That's high quality jargon; even Ireland's best paid presenter would pay good money for that 8)


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