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    Official dont post that RTE spoof article

    Dont do it. Please.

    You know who you are.




    #2





    If anyone is wondering what he's on about - he means this article:



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    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">RTE News@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US> @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold"> @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">15th February 2007 18.02PM @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">British &amp; Irish Governments Plan Ceremony in Croke Park@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US> @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">
    Northern Ireland Minister Peter Hain has announced details of a joint ceremony before Irelands crunch game against England in Croke Park on the 24th February. @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The significance of the game is not lost on GAA followers and republicans who remember the infamous shooting of 14 players and supporters by the British Army on the 21st November 1921. @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">However according to GAA spokesman Ulick Magee a plan being devised by the GAA and the Northern Ireland office, will attempt to draw a line under the incident. @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">"We've spoken to the British government and they understand the significance of the event back in 1921. Back then 14 people were killed by British forces so in the spirit of the peace process and friendship we're proposing that we shoot 14 of their lot before the match. Then maybe have fireworks afterwards or something." Said Mr Magee. @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Government Reaction@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US> @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">
    The plan has had a mixed reaction from Downing Street. Prime Minister Tony Blair thinks the idea has merit but said that it needs to be done properly and with dignity.@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US> @@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">"Frankly I think its a small price to pay for progression in Anglo-Irish affairs, but I think the idea of getting Ray Houghton to do the shooting would be too much for many English fans to take particularly after his goal against us back in 1988. And he's Scottish which is worse." @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US>@@@@/SPAN>


    @@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Proposed Victims@@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US> @@@@/SPAN>@@@@SPAN lang=EN-US style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">
    According to informed sources, the GAA and Number 10 have already drawn up a list of names for those to be shot. The list, which is not yet agreed, is thought to be a compromise of people that both the Irish and English public dislike. Among
    New infraction avoidance policy: a post may be described as imbecilic, but its author should never be described as an imbecile.

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      #3
      Thanks OD was wondering about that[img]smileys/wink.gif[/img]
      Excellence is hard to keep quite - Sherrie Coale

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        New infraction avoidance policy: a post may be described as imbecilic, but its author should never be described as an imbecile.

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          #5

          I asked for that!! Ouch!

          So far I have got 9 emails with the above article pasted into it.


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