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The Willie O'Dea autobiography


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Prof Honeydew

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Has anyone noticed the absence of williewatch? Is it possible that he's ghostwriting his favourite politician's autobiography, announced in this weekend's Leader, before this uncaring Government delists political memoirs as works of artistic value that qualify for tax-free status?
 

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It would be an interesting 'auto-biography' of O'Dea if williewatch wrote it, considering williewatch is a shinner supporter. :)
 

sondagefaux

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Don't you have to be able to remember stuff you did to write an autobiography?
 

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Don't you have to be able to remember stuff you did to write an autobiography?
Must be a FF thing, Willie couldn't remember details of an affidavit he swore for the High Court.
Albert Reynolds could not appear before one of the tribunals because of an unreliable memory, yet afterwards published his memoirs.
 

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Must be a FF thing, Willie couldn't remember details of an affidavit he swore for the High Court.
Albert Reynolds could not appear before one of the tribunals because of an unreliable memory, yet afterwards published his memoirs.
You haven't read Willie's book yet. Maybe it starts ... "Since as far back as I can remember, sometime after breakfast ..."
 
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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
 

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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
Hello, is that you Willie?:D
 

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Over the last 24 hours, 3 threads have popped up in relation to pre-existing thread topics.

Easy to know Sync isn't on duty.
 

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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
Never met the man but the words "humble" and "politician" do not sit easily in a description of any politician right across the spectrum.
 

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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
Very good, that must have taken a while to write, while keeping breakfast down. Odlum has a challenger!
 

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Has anyone noticed the absence of williewatch? Is it possible that he's ghostwriting his favourite politician's autobiography, announced in this weekend's Leader, before this uncaring Government delists political memoirs as works of artistic value that qualify for tax-free status?
Was that decision not reversed?
 

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A predictable opening line "Once upon a time".The story involving the now deceased John Gallhue and Willie during a general election campaign in the 1980s would make very interesting reading,but alas i fear we will not be told.The book is likely to become famous for whats not in it rather than what is.
 

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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
It is the best stroke he has pulled in a while is to have you think he is intelligent, I suppose there is always some poor misfortune out there who will still swallow that old propaganda.
 

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At lest O'Dea does not pretend to be someone he is not, unlike some political folk who frequently challenge him.
SwK
 
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More nonsense from a former FFinished politician who is trying to explain himself.

Same approach applies here as for the MOR and Drumcondra Socialist.

Go to the bin,
throw it in.
 

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Willie O Dea will be remembered as one of the most qualifed members to be in Cabinet who seemed afraid to sound intelligent and clear headed because it might give the wrong impression to his many voters in the sprawling estates of Limerick. When he was minister he never used the state car. All Willie ever thought about was the Parish Pump and the votes in the house. Time will tell if he ever did anything for Limerick except make sure that Johnny and Maggie had their medical cards.

This type of politician is on the way out - but having sat as a student when he was an academic at UL he is very bright, has a photographic memory and never reached his real potential in politics. Just a pity because he is a decent man - too humble for his own good.
Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha hahahahahahaha ha.... Ahhhhh, Jesus wept... Pure gold comedy...
Thank you, I needed that.
 
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