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Marian Finucane, why? (Second Thread)


Wagmore

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Rte ran a piece on "fake news" this morning πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚.
I shite you not.
Like the last ten years is any glowing report on their journalistic integrity.
Tbh sounds like they're terrified of a questioning public and the internet ruining their "opinion forming "
Hilarious--like the Vatican calling a conference on pedophilia. The term Fake News was coined with the likes of RTE in mind.
 

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She's unusual for an FGer and for a TD.

A study or article a while ago found that 26% or so of the Oireachtas consisted of the school teachers. That's a massively overrepresented demographic in the Dail. Perhaps you, as a teacher yourself, don't see anything wrong with that.
I would say the high infestation of teachers in the Dail is due to the, career breaks, employment of a cheaper part time stand in teacher for them, and no loss of pension rights.
 

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I would say the high infestation of teachers in the Dail is due to the, career breaks, employment of a cheaper part time stand in teacher for them, and no loss of pension rights.
And being paid a full year's salary for a 36 week working year. They can spend months campaigning for election while others have to work.
 

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lorraine kelly won her case against the tax authority in the UK this week by demonstrating that it was the alter ego "persona Lorraine kelly" that appeared in the media not the "real individual" also named lorraine Kelly.Now I realize that all the time in ORTE , it was the "alter egos" of Dudsey Baloney,Old Bag Maid Marian, Baldy D'Arsey. So next time you see any of these misfortunates on screen think , you are not seeing/hearing a real person , it's the "alter ego persona".What a carry on, I suppose the same applies to show producers, editors ,designers, directors etc... thinking especially of that dreadful show producer alter ego "Margaret Curley" or should that be "Mags Clueless Curly"
 

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tuned in a min ago to old Bag Maid Marian , she has some young girl/woman on who seems to be a school going girl talking about "Climate Change" or something.A lot of pauses, hmms, ahs, the poor girl seems to be ill-prepared and not reading her notes.A very poor effort of a"show" , had enough after 3/4 of a minute.This seems to be the level of "guests" now that Maggsy Curly is able to get for slot , or that she is prepared to put in front of Old Bag Maid Marian.The producer , presenter, show format is well "past its sell by date" and the advertisers are pulling ads from the show.It is only a matter of time b4 it is scrapped.
 

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well-off guests in with old bag maid marian currently discussing the education system ,divesting from the catholic church control.All guests are in the middle class and above so they can "avoid" the problem aspects and areas Dublin(within the Pale) where "integration of immigrants, " is a problem.Had enough in one minute , pontificating, pointing out problems , but not coming forth with any solutions, pointers to which way should the govt go.Bit like the brexit conundrum in UK, all palava , BS , hot air , but no sensible pragmatic approaches to solving "Problem".
 

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well-off guests in with old bag maid marian currently discussing the education system ,divesting from the catholic church control.All guests are in the middle class and above so they can "avoid" the problem aspects and areas Dublin(within the Pale) where "integration of immigrants, " is a problem.Had enough in one minute , pontificating, pointing out problems , but not coming forth with any solutions, pointers to which way should the govt go.Bit like the brexit conundrum in UK, all palava , BS , hot air , but no sensible pragmatic approaches to solving "Problem".
Listened for a minute myself in the car and similar to yourself was struck by on panelist telling us how homogenous Ireland (i.e., D4) is so how we need to become broader minded...this in relation to letting the ISIS lady back into the country with another panelist continually telling us Islam is the religion of peace.
 

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Is there some pool of intellectually challeged, thick as pigshit individuals in RTE from which shows like this draw their panelists.
 

fifilawe

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yes there is , it is the Γ©lite, well-off class who have always run the civil service, the health service, the education service , the legal service, the public broadcasting service.Heard a good one in Galway A+E from a chap waiting with his wife in A+E about the "Closed shop situation in Midwifery in UCHG" where all applicants for the post were rejected for a close relative of the Boss Lady who retired and passed the job onto a close relative."He also gave me a titbit of a where a position in the public service was due to be vacant and the job was "inherited" by the son of the person leaving the job.He along with many of the people already working there were just as qualified some way better than the "successful candidate".Needless to say no one working alongside him went for the job as it was only a "fraud vacancy announcement" , they all knew none of them or any outsiders had any hope in hell. We have all seen and heard it, yet it is still going on.That's why we don't have 8 hour shifts X 3 in a 24 hours day in the HSE.The top layer of "Inherited Positions" will not give an inch from their ivory towers and are holding the hoi polloi to ransom , even the Dept of Health who are also a band of Incestuous Related Cabal from the same "Class of People". The more the govt spin the more things stay the same.
 

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tut tut tut.

margery wont be happy with this, working RIGHT up to 1pm !

now thats not very marion !

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WHAT is the point of Sunday Sport on RTÉ when there is not national / international sporting event happening?
Tuned in a few mins ago while switching channels and Donegal football captain was on spewing something...
I immediately switched off , surely they are not paying 2/3/4 people to talk BS for hours while the paint dries in the studio.A dreadful state of affairs , RTΓ© could put something more interesting instead of 1/2 wits and in-studio jokes and laughs amongst not funny dry-sticks.all sports could be done in 10 mins before 6pm and spare the cash on these BS artists.A dreadful state of affairs.Fancy paying a solicitor for turning up in court when there are no cases appearing before the judge/law.A joke and we licence payers are being screwed by this BS carry on.
 

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its the institutional mentality of RTE.

I always remember when liam lawlor died in russia that time, newstalk -when it was still interested in reporting news- scrapped its sport to cover it.

rte dronned on about some mid counties juniour hurling match instead.

they dont adapt well.
 

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Listened for a minute myself in the car and similar to yourself was struck by on panelist telling us how homogenous Ireland (i.e., D4) is so how we need to become broader minded...this in relation to letting the ISIS lady back into the country with another panelist continually telling us Islam is the religion of peace.
Unfortunately the majority voted for this sh1t and will probably do the same next time.

You have to break the dynamic of these elites or they just keep giving ppl the same muck.
 

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its the institutional mentality of RTE.

I always remember when liam lawlor died in russia that time, newstalk -when it was still interested in reporting news- scrapped its sport to cover it.

rte dronned on about some mid counties juniour hurling match instead.

they dont adapt well.
When John Lennon was shot, an Irish guy who was an eyewitness to the shooting rang RTE. The morons in RTE told him to go away and their "journalist" would cover it tomorrow. (This was a world class scoop and the f*cking vegetables in RTE ignored it.) This ignorance of the news is not a recent thing with RTE. And of course, Made Marian is an Eoghan Harris appointee. That kind of says it all.
 

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When John Lennon was shot, an Irish guy who was an eyewitness to the shooting rang RTE. The morons in RTE told him to go away and their "journalist" would cover it tomorrow. (This was a world class scoop and the f*cking vegetables in RTE ignored it.) This ignorance of the news is not a recent thing with RTE. And of course, Made Marian is an Eoghan Harris appointee. That kind of says it all.
Did the same E.Harris appoint Margaret Curley to her position as series producer for old Bag Cougher Maid Marian ?
it may explain a lot and is Harris related through marriage of his clan to the Maid Marian Clan?.This is how Nepotism displays itself in the "Closed Shop" of RTE and top of all state institutions to outsiders.
 

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When John Lennon was shot, an Irish guy who was an eyewitness to the shooting rang RTE. The morons in RTE told him to go away and their "journalist" would cover it tomorrow. (This was a world class scoop and the f*cking vegetables in RTE ignored it.) This ignorance of the news is not a recent thing with RTE. And of course, Made Marian is an Eoghan Harris appointee. That kind of says it all.

A few years back an Ex RTE producer was taking about the news out at RTE and said the biggest mistake in the history of the RTE news department was show they handed the news on the night of Elvis Presley's death ,on RTE it was a one line story near the end of the bulletin , they had totally underestimated and misjudged how big the story was going to be around the world.
 
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