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  -Riots erupt in Dublin whirlygigspin  Feb-25-06 11:33 AM   #0 
  - There's a reason they're the "fightin' irish.'  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:36 AM   #1 
  - it's not "amongst themselves" when it's that segregated.  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 11:42 AM   #2 
  - At this point in time the issues ARE big  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:46 AM   #9 
  - you saddle the celts with a sterotype created by those who invaded  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 12:32 PM   #39 
  - The brits didn't sort anything out...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:34 PM   #41 
     - you're promoting negative sterotypes here about the irish.  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 12:37 PM   #46 
     - The brits called EVERYONE savages...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:43 PM   #50 
        - Yes England did capitalize on the fighting and distrust  jwirr   Feb-25-06 10:07 PM   #131 
        - Being called "savages" by imperialists is really stunning. n/t  cantstandbush   Feb-25-06 10:18 PM   #133 
     - Tell that to the Bog Man  hedgehog   Feb-25-06 12:45 PM   #52 
  - Sorta the same thing as we say about the Islamic sects.... n/t  cantstandbush   Feb-25-06 10:17 PM   #132 
  - "Fighting Irish" ? "Piddly ass"?  hedgehog   Feb-25-06 12:16 PM   #31 
     - I really wish they'd stop killing each other...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:28 PM   #35 
     - their inherant need for to foster grudges? how racist can you get?  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 12:34 PM   #42 
     - Did you not see the word "seemingly?"  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:40 PM   #49 
        - you say the celts are notorious for this "sort of thing"  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 12:54 PM   #58 
        - Religion is a tool  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:58 PM   #60 
           - your knowledge of irish history seems to overshadow the current reality  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 01:03 PM   #64 
        - The 'Celts' were not only Irish ~ of course there were battles  Catrina   Feb-25-06 01:09 PM   #65 
        - I understand the Hunger Strike  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:11 PM   #67 
        - And the Irish are not only "Celts"....  Bridget Burke   Mar-01-06 10:17 AM   #150 
        - Not racist, but definitely prejudice.  haruka3_2000   Feb-25-06 05:56 PM   #114 
           - I know it...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 08:00 PM   #125 
     - Now I know you're daft  MADem   Feb-26-06 03:42 PM   #137 
     - Not really...  regnaD kciN   Feb-25-06 12:31 PM   #38 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-25-06 12:36 PM   #43 
  - too bad you've never been to northern Ireland  CountAllVotes   Feb-25-06 11:42 AM   #3 
  - Believe me, I know...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:48 AM   #10 
  - Very well said!  augie38   Feb-25-06 12:03 PM   #20 
  - exactly, if the OP had been there, they'd know better....  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 12:58 PM   #59 
  - I'm not the OP  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:10 PM   #66 
     - *sigh* ~ the conflict in the North of Ireland was not about religion ~  Catrina   Feb-25-06 01:20 PM   #69 
     - They were colonists?  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:26 PM   #71 
     - wow. so that's why you kept saying they were the same people....  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 01:35 PM   #77 
     - Gotcha.  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:38 PM   #79 
        - if you want to know more, i'd suggest reading up on  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 01:56 PM   #88 
           - I never thought it was about religion...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 02:03 PM   #92 
              - the civilized people thing is a joke, when you consider the source of  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 02:18 PM   #96 
     - Ireland has a fascinating history  redwitch   Feb-25-06 02:50 PM   #104 
     - Religion is definitely part of the conflict  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-25-06 03:30 PM   #107 
        - Hmmm.. examples that disprove this myth  CONN   Feb-25-06 04:38 PM   #109 
        - "Part of", "a major factor" - I didn't say "all of " n/t  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-25-06 06:40 PM   #116 
        - class warfare plain and simple  redwitch   Feb-25-06 05:02 PM   #110 
        - Define your classes  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-25-06 06:47 PM   #117 
           - the people in charge and the average smucks  redwitch   Feb-25-06 08:11 PM   #127 
        - Again, religion merely symbolized either loyalty or disloyalty to the King  Catrina   Feb-25-06 05:14 PM   #111 
           - But when James II was expelled from England  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-25-06 06:52 PM   #120 
              - There's been a resurgence in interest  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 08:04 PM   #126 
              - I've just returned from Ireland...where I heard Irish spoken  mcscajun   Mar-01-06 08:33 AM   #147 
              - Well, you just made my point. As I said, religion was not the cause of  Catrina   Feb-25-06 09:30 PM   #130 
                 - I must differ on the state of the Irish language  Maeve   Feb-26-06 07:53 AM   #135 
                    - Yes, you're right that the efforts to restore the language have increased  Catrina   Feb-26-06 04:58 PM   #141 
     - Yes, exactly! And thank you for keeping an open mind. The Irish have not  Catrina   Feb-25-06 03:10 PM   #106 
     - It wasn't always done with Protestants  JNelson6563   Feb-25-06 06:48 PM   #118 
     - More to "beyond the Pale"  mcscajun   Mar-01-06 08:12 AM   #145 
     - one source for colonialisation...a genealogical one  bobbieinok   Feb-25-06 09:08 PM   #129 
        - Londonderry/Derry  mcscajun   Mar-01-06 08:15 AM   #146 
     - You're right  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 01:28 PM   #73 
        - Damn...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:33 PM   #76 
        - In Northern Ireland  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 01:41 PM   #81 
           - Sounds like a class issue to me...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:44 PM   #82 
           - 50/50  sg_   Feb-25-06 01:46 PM   #83 
           - Is that a new requirement?  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 01:58 PM   #89 
           - AND the money.....AND the opportunities..  annabanana   Feb-25-06 01:49 PM   #84 
           - The split is closer to 55-45 now  Maeve   Feb-25-06 01:53 PM   #86 
           - Thanks for keeping me updated  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 01:55 PM   #87 
              - I frequent some Irish political discussion boards  Maeve   Feb-25-06 01:58 PM   #90 
                 - The west is beautiful  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 02:04 PM   #93 
                 - Important  sg_   Feb-25-06 02:09 PM   #95 
                    - If you talk about violent crime, no question it's safe  Maeve   Feb-25-06 02:34 PM   #100 
                    - Someday I'd like to visit...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 02:46 PM   #103 
                    - you're correct  CONN   Feb-25-06 02:38 PM   #102 
           - the catholics poulation has grown faster, last i read, they were supposed  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 02:06 PM   #94 
              - I've read that too -- maybe then Diebold will handle the elections...  LostinVA   Feb-25-06 08:55 PM   #128 
        - Class has nothing to do with it anymore....  BooScout   Feb-26-06 04:19 PM   #140 
     - read Catrina's posts here to get some understanding...  bettyellen   Feb-25-06 01:27 PM   #72 
     - I just did...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:30 PM   #74 
     - Go back to the times of Henry II. EVERYONE WAS CATHOLIC, it had  acmavm   Feb-25-06 02:21 PM   #98 
        - parallels with native Americans...  CONN   Feb-25-06 02:51 PM   #105 
  - Agreed -- this is apartheid, pure and simple  LostinVA   Feb-25-06 07:00 PM   #122 
  - Actually, some of their reasons are quite legit.  smirkymonkey   Feb-25-06 11:42 AM   #4 
  - No we don't! And I'll fight anyone of ya that says we do!  Itchinjim   Feb-25-06 11:44 AM   #6 
  - I once met a visitor from Ireland  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:02 PM   #17 
  - Among themselves??  augie38   Feb-25-06 11:44 AM   #7 
  - Are you kidding me?  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:49 AM   #11 
     - Talking about recent history... say last 500 years.  augie38   Feb-25-06 12:00 PM   #16 
     - Indeed...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:03 PM   #18 
     - 800 years since the invasion ...  CountAllVotes   Feb-25-06 12:07 PM   #24 
        - And they need to recognize that  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:08 PM   #26 
        - They are not one people!  haruka3_2000   Feb-25-06 06:05 PM   #115 
        - amen  LeftofU   Feb-25-06 06:50 PM   #119 
        - They aren't one people  LostinVA   Feb-25-06 07:09 PM   #123 
        - Amen!!!  augie38   Feb-25-06 12:13 PM   #30 
        - Translation...  regnaD kciN   Feb-25-06 12:36 PM   #44 
           - Finally, religion is brought into the discussion. Ha.!  augie38   Feb-25-06 02:20 PM   #97 
     - Some of them cooperated with us Norse too.  Hardrada   Feb-25-06 12:09 PM   #27 
        - True enough...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:10 PM   #29 
  - `Scuse me, but maybe some education as to what English  Warpy   Feb-25-06 11:45 AM   #8 
  - I understand that...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:50 AM   #12 
  - It can be considered akin to a Nazi rally in Jerusalem  LostinVA   Feb-25-06 07:10 PM   #124 
  - excuse me..  ananda   Feb-25-06 12:03 PM   #19 
  - Except the ones who march in orange  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:06 PM   #22 
  - This coming from a someone who resides in the USA?  TomClash   Feb-25-06 12:06 PM   #23 
  - I'm not criticizing...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:10 PM   #28 
  - Wow, right in the middle of Dublin  Scairp   Feb-25-06 05:37 PM   #112 
  - A suggestion...  haruka3_2000   Feb-25-06 05:52 PM   #113 
  - Racist much? Your posts drip with racism and steroetypes  LostinVA   Feb-25-06 06:58 PM   #121 
  - There's a reason youre a "giant asshole"  name not needed   Feb-25-06 11:11 PM   #134 
  - Piddly ass reasons???  MADem   Feb-26-06 03:35 PM   #136 
  - Bad decision  sg_   Feb-25-06 11:44 AM   #5 
  - hi!  CountAllVotes   Feb-25-06 11:52 AM   #13 
  - Omg, I love that: Osama 'I'm still free, how about you'. If it isn't a  Catrina   Feb-25-06 12:05 PM   #21 
  - That's really what drives me nuts about it...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:07 PM   #25 
  - at least your family did not succumb and drop the "O"  CountAllVotes   Feb-25-06 12:31 PM   #37 
  - My family has always been proud  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:44 PM   #51 
  - Well, since I was born and grew up there, (south of the border) and have  Catrina   Feb-25-06 12:40 PM   #47 
  - I think Ireland should belong to the Irish  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:47 PM   #53 
  - Ah, another descendent of King Niall...!  regnaD kciN   Feb-25-06 12:48 PM   #54 
     - Well, from what I've heard from my ex  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:51 PM   #56 
  - The parade...  sg_   Feb-25-06 12:19 PM   #32 
     - And as good as the other!!!  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:32 PM   #40 
        - To answer your question...  regnaD kciN   Feb-25-06 12:51 PM   #55 
           - There's deep truth in THAT statement. n/t  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 12:52 PM   #57 
  - Cheers!  sg_   Feb-25-06 12:27 PM   #34 
     - thanks!  CountAllVotes   Feb-25-06 12:29 PM   #36 
  - Welcome to DU, sg_ ....  hwmnbn   Feb-25-06 11:53 AM   #14 
  - Welcome to DU...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 11:54 AM   #15 
  - Thanks.  sg_   Feb-25-06 12:22 PM   #33 
     - That's good...  Mythsaje   Feb-25-06 01:01 PM   #62 
  - But what was the parade  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 12:40 PM   #48 
  - What was the point of the parade? More Irish Republican bashing  CONN   Feb-25-06 01:30 PM   #75 
     - Very selective...  sg_   Feb-25-06 01:37 PM   #78 
        - Not really...  CONN   Feb-25-06 02:28 PM   #99 
  - I wish they would give more details on the "Love Ulster" rally  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 12:36 PM   #45 
  - here's the BBC linked story (with video)  whirlygigspin   Feb-25-06 01:00 PM   #61 
  - So it was a loyalist march  RagingInMiami   Feb-25-06 01:24 PM   #70 
  - From what I understood...  sg_   Feb-25-06 01:02 PM   #63 
  - Even the Irish don't like these Klan-like marches  CONN   Feb-25-06 01:18 PM   #68 
  - What Waste of Life Fighting Amongst Ourselves  stepnw1f   Feb-25-06 01:39 PM   #80 
  - Be careful, Dubliners. The US is coming to get you.  Malikshah   Feb-25-06 01:53 PM   #85 
  - Here's the report from RTE in Dublin  TomClash   Feb-25-06 01:59 PM   #91 
  - Background info on 'Love Ulster' Campaign from Socialist Democracy  CONN   Feb-25-06 02:36 PM   #101 
  - i can't blame them for protesting the love ulster parade.  xchrom   Feb-25-06 03:32 PM   #108 
     - It was the 'chavs/townies'...  sg_   Feb-26-06 04:11 PM   #139 
        - welcome to du  xchrom   Feb-26-06 05:03 PM   #142 
        - hmmm just local kids looking for an excuse for mayhem...  CONN   Feb-26-06 06:29 PM   #143 
  - Why do the Irish want to attack free speech? Irish need to get over  Harper_is_Bush   Feb-26-06 04:06 PM   #138 
  - Can't tell the difference between a march and a cartoon, eh?  newfaceinhell   Mar-01-06 11:54 AM   #151 
  - Hello from Dublin, Ireland  Chomp   Feb-26-06 07:43 PM   #144 
  - Heres another Dubliner member of DU  Tripmann   Mar-01-06 09:38 AM   #148 
  - the best analysis  conning   Mar-01-06 10:01 AM   #149 
 

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