8 post's in and someone blames the "immigrants". It is not ofcouse the fault of the overzealous P.C obsessed management that took the decision. No them fecking immigrants coming here and getting offende by our statue's. Why i oughtta.........They say it was on H&S grounds but if it was any other reason then it is time to protect ourselves from this brigade who are determined as they are in the UK to wipe out anything that does not fit THEIR perception of what a sterile society should be. Those self appointed idoiots should be sh1t on from a great height. They have started to dilute christmas already and next we will not be allowed to practice our religion. I see the correlation between our wave of immigrants from strange places and these new restrictions that are slowly perculating into society. If the immigrants dont like it like it is, Aer Lingus does some great bargains to lots of exotic destinations. We are happy as we are thank you.
+1Looking forward to the Saudis removing the Koran from their hospitals to avoid 'offending' the Christians (yeah right!). As an ardent secularist I don't want religious imagery in public-sector buildings, but this is being done for the wrong reasons. The Left talk about equality but they actually want to relegate symbols of Irish identity to the second-division. We are sick, sore and tired of this stupid, stupid, stupid Political-Correctness and we must pile on the pressure on our public-representatives to cut it out. :roll:
Funny though how our leaders have never exactly been as zealous about replacing all the British imperial relics dotted around the country... Not that i would want them removed - if they have historical value and even cultural value from our time in the empire (something doesn't have to represent a positive experience to deserve to continue to exist as a cultural relic) then they should be left as they are too.Personally I think these statues were far more offensive (to non-catholics) up until the late 80s, as they symbolised the real power of the church.
Today, they are just relics of the past, a reminder of what Ireland used to be like.