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People being sociable in pubs? They will be drinking in them next.
Neither of these ****s were being social.
And you were?
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Not everywhere, I was down in rural Wexford a few years playing the local team in a cup match. After the match we headed to their local for a few pints and to watch the Sunday Sky game. When we got to the pub, the telly wasn't on. The local radio was on with commentary of a local hurling match. When one of our lads asked, he was told the telly would be put on when the hurling match was over. 
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People being sociable in pubs? They will be drinking in them next.
Neither of these ****s were being social.
And you were?
First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

Should I have offered to buy him a drink?
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Not everywhere, I was down in rural Wexford a few years playing the local team in a cup match. After the match we headed to their local for a few pints and to watch the Sunday Sky game. When we got to the pub, the telly wasn't on. The local radio was on with commentary of a local hurling match. When one of our lads asked, he was told the telly would be put on when the hurling match was over. 
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Originally posted by Cabra Hoop Cabra Hoop wrote:

Not everywhere, I was down in rural Wexford a few years playing the local team in a cup match. After the match we headed to their local for a few pints and to watch the Sunday Sky game. When we got to the pub, the telly wasn't on. The local radio was on with commentary of a local hurling match. When one of our lads asked, he was told the telly would be put on when the hurling match was over. 
Did that really get on your Cabra Hoop?Wink
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People being sociable in pubs? They will be drinking in them next.
Neither of these ****s were being social.
And you were?
First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

Should I have offered to buy him a drink?
No, you should move out of Dublin.
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Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

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People being sociable in pubs? They will be drinking in them next.
Neither of these ****s were being social.
And you were?
First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

Should I have offered to buy him a drink?
Also got into an argument that day. Myself and couple of fellas were in local pub for the Ireland game. Hurling final had just finished and the landlord switched channel for us and this eejit objected as he wanted to see thep  Anyhow most where there to watch the football and no notice taken. During the game he continually put down the team and jumped up when geogria scored. When mcgeady got last minute winner i celebrated almost in his face....and then the fisticuffs started
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Think I go to the pub to watch sport for one of two reasons.
1. It's a big match and if I'm watching it with the kids at home they'll be interrupting me.
2. The match is just an excuse to see some friends
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Sky never bother me as I'm not really into the Premier League etc. I'm happy with Match of the Day. When they got the GAA rights that really annoyed me. You're essentially paying for one match and then six days of cricket.

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Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.


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Originally posted by planning planning wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.
That soccer game in 2014 started at either 5pm or 5.30pm and the All Ireland was on at 3.30pm so Frank’s story simply isn’t true as both games weren’t on at the same time.

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Originally posted by planning planning wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.

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Originally posted by Trigboy 10 Trigboy 10 wrote:

Originally posted by planning planning wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.
That soccer game in 2014 started at either 5pm or 5.30pm and the All Ireland was on at 3.30pm so Frank’s story simply isn’t true as both games weren’t on at the same time.
Ireland match started at five. There was an overlap. I think you’re confusing my story with Ripbombs.

I’ve no interest in making up stories on here by the way.
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Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

Originally posted by Trigboy 10 Trigboy 10 wrote:

Originally posted by planning planning wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.
That soccer game in 2014 started at either 5pm or 5.30pm and the All Ireland was on at 3.30pm so Frank’s story simply isn’t true as both games weren’t on at the same time.
Ireland match started at five. There was an overlap. I think you’re confusing my story with Ripbombs.

I’ve no interest in making up stories on here by the way.
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I'm sure the build-up would have been at least 30 minutes for it, making it quite clear what he was watching. We will be discussing what adds were on next.
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Was at the all ireland final that day and then headed straight out to watch the ireland match on the telly in bowes pub in dublin city centre.

Now I am football first but my god.  The difference in spectacle and entertainment that day was obvious. I was a neutral at the tip v kilkenny game.  What a game and then to follow it up with a sh*te match lit up by mcgeady doing what we knew he was capable of but didnt do enough. 
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Originally posted by tetsujin1979 tetsujin1979 wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

Originally posted by Trigboy 10 Trigboy 10 wrote:

Originally posted by planning planning wrote:

Originally posted by FrankosHereNow FrankosHereNow wrote:

First game. I’m watching Ireland v Georgia, I think the All Ireland hurling final was on at the same time. Some hurling match was on anyway. I’m watching the match, minding my own business and some dickhead comes over to my table to say to me “what are you watching that sh*te for? We’ve no chance of qualifying, Ireland are sh*te. I should be watching the hurling.”

He was probably engrossed in his anti foreign sport propaganda rally, aka Kilkenny v Tipperary played in Jones Road, while we were trying to win our professional patriotic match in Georgia for 3 points, helping us to get to France. There's no real point arguing the toss in a pub on such a day. The parochial pastimes of Miley and Paidi on boghockey final Sunday, will always win out over any other competition. Ditto clashes with Ireland Six Nations games. 

Aside from that, watching games in pubs is rarely fun. There's either a TV on with no sound, blaring music drowning out whatever sound there is, a load of
punters yapping so loudly that you can't hear what's going on, or alternatively no other punters, making the bored bar staff wonder why you're still there watching the game instead. Watching EPL games in pubs on foreign language stations is all of the above, and you need the patience of job to put up with it.
That soccer game in 2014 started at either 5pm or 5.30pm and the All Ireland was on at 3.30pm so Frank’s story simply isn’t true as both games weren’t on at the same time.
Ireland match started at five. There was an overlap. I think you’re confusing my story with Ripbombs.

I’ve no interest in making up stories on here by the way.
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5:45 according to Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UEFA_Euro_2016_qualifying_Group_D
17:00 according to RTE minute by minute tracker. Fairly certain 17:00 and 19:45 are the set kick off times.


This is beyond ridiculous by the way. As PM says, I was in the pub probably about 30 minutes before the game. All Ireland was on big screen. Ireland match was in small TV in the corner.


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I think your point has been missed that some pass remarkable arsehole decides to come over and voice his unwanted opinion.  

Best trick is just to nod and shutdown the conversation and not give him an inch.  These pricks are just looking for you to argue back.  


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