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Jim Sheridan RTE


True Republican

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Any bashing of conservative Catholics is acceptable to the RTE liberal intelligenista, very little will happen to Jim Sheridan.
 

Carl Claudius

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Any bashing of conservative Catholics is acceptable to the RTE liberal intelligenista, very little will happen to Jim Sheridan.
in light of a recent suicide I wonder was it insensitive of an RTE employee to publicly decree that Mullens should be 'crucified with rusty nails' as per Indo article. Sheridan does not actually work within the current affairs department. I wonder will this receive more media attention or be quietly hushed up.
 
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in light of a recent suicide I wonder was it insensitive of an RTE employee to publicly decree that Mullens should be 'crucified with rusty nails' as per Indo article. Sheridan does not actually work within the current affairs department. I wonder will this receive more media attention or be quietly hushed up.
It may have been insensitive - but his employment with RTE is irrelevant. He's a Musical Director FFS.
 

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Nothing to do with RTE - his job with them is unconnected to politics.
A friend of mine is a PS and he is not allowed to write letters to the paper or indeed make public statements of hate against public figures, as he is expected to be neutral. RTE should also be neutral, although people like Tubs are obviously FF.

in this case sheridan seems to have tweeted pure nastiness which he claims was a joke.

his tweeter site links him to RTE

Freelance Producer/Director/Editor Currently Musical Director of the Late Late Show. All opinion/tweets are personal and do not reflect my current state of mind

its eems to be more evidence that RTE is operating an anti catholic agenda. Has anyone seen the tweets. Does he actually advocate violence against Christains? If this were the case surely he would come unde rthe ' incitement to hate act'?


some interesting comments at the end of the Indo article:


He said in a statement: "Since the beginning of my participation on Twitter, I have been an outspoken advocate against cyberbullying" ???!!! Oh FFSsake's what a complete hypocrite and just typical of the sanctimoniousness, phony, anti Christian bigots who work for RTE!


once again rte has a problem with twitter messages and false emails so who's the next recipient going to be ?
 
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It's frankly disgusting that politicians are trying to exploit the suicides of teenage girls by using the term cyberbullying to cover commentary and satirical they have thick enough skin to withstand. Jesus.
 
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A friend of mine is a PS and he is not allowed to write letters to the paper or indeed make public statements of hate against public figures, as he is expected to be neutral. RTE should also be neutral, although people like Tubs are obviously FF.

in this case sheridan seems to have tweeted pure nastiness which he claims was a joke.
The reason for the PS ruling relates to the possibility of the individual working for a minister and putting himself in a compromised position, conflict of interest etc, although in my opinion it is completely overdone. I am not defending the content.
However the real issue here IMHO is whether Rabbitte's constant and tiresome tirade against the media makes him a threat to democracy.
 

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I think accountability or lack there of is also an issue here.

comments on the sen have been removed.
 

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The guy says himself his comments are personal and not RTE official statements. The only thing I find disgusting here is the attempt to censor him by not-so-subtly threatening his employment.
 

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i'd stay away from this site if crucifiction with rusty nails offends you....
indeed but this not the public broadcaster. whatever happened to representing the 'good image' of the company you work for? . I work as a teacher and if I made any bigoted or racist remarks on twitter I would be foooked.
 

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The guy says himself his comments are personal and not RTE official statements. The only thing I find disgusting here is the attempt to censor him by not-so-subtly threatening his employment.
would you feel the same way if his 'personal' comments on a public forum were made against the gay community or an ethnic minority?
 

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indeed but this not the public broadcaster. whatever happened to representing the 'good image' of the company you work for? . I work as a teacher and if I made any bigoted or racist remarks on twitter I would be foooked.
Because you have an occupation where your private opinions could impact on your job. I'm not sure why the political opinions or jokes of a music producer should have an impact on whether they can do their job or not.
 

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A friend of mine is a PS and he is not allowed to write letters to the paper or indeed make public statements of hate against public figures, as he is expected to be neutral. RTE should also be neutral, although people like Tubs are obviously FF.

in this case sheridan seems to have tweeted pure nastiness which he claims was a joke.

his tweeter site links him to RTE

Freelance Producer/Director/Editor Currently Musical Director of the Late Late Show. All opinion/tweets are personal and do not reflect my current state of mind

its eems to be more evidence that RTE is operating an anti catholic agenda. Has anyone seen the tweets. Does he actually advocate violence against Christains? If this were the case surely he would come unde rthe ' incitement to hate act'?





some interesting comments at the end of the Indo article:


He said in a statement: "Since the beginning of my participation on Twitter, I have been an outspoken advocate against cyberbullying" ???!!! Oh FFSsake's what a complete hypocrite and just typical of the sanctimoniousness, phony, anti Christian bigots who work for RTE!


once again rte has a problem with twitter messages and false emails so who's the next recipient going to be ?
I read it as a tasteless joke directed against Ronan Mullins not because he is a conservative Catholic but because he comes across a smug, smirking prigg.
 

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I read it as a tasteless joke directed against Ronan Mullins not because he is a conservative Catholic but because he come across a smug, smirking prig.
I have listened to a few of his debates. Mullens is high educated and presents some good arguments and is courteous towards the opposition.. I would not regard him a smug, just a dangerous force against 'liberal' Ireland. while his opponents rant and rave he retains his cool and politeness. as such he is highly skilled.
 

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indeed but this not the public broadcaster. whatever happened to representing the 'good image' of the company you work for? . I work as a teacher and if I made any bigoted or racist remarks on twitter I would be foooked.
not bigoted or racist, he was just expressing a desire to see Mr Mullen experience some roman justice.
 

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Days before Christmas, Mr Sheridan took part in a conversation on Twitter in which another user suggested that Mr Mullen be crucified with "rusty nails".

Mr Sheridan responded: "He'd be back in three days ... But we could have at least one great weekend without him appearing on TV or radio."
Hardly even insulting, never mind actionable.

Take heart Ronan, you bellend - "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you." Although Christians don't seem to go in for that cheek-turning stuff much any more.
 

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he didn't even say it, it was somebody else!
"Someone sent me a tweet which I took in good faith as a joke and was not a serious threat to Ronan Mullen. My response was to keep up the analogy about comparing him to Jesus," said Mr Sheridan.
 
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