Get It Off Your Chest


#1738

You don’t think they need the car spaces? As a regular user I can tell you they do.

20 movements a year? And often for people who are very seriously ill or injured?

Pure NIMBYism


#1739

Dreadful state of affairs altogether.
shocking so it is


#1740

It would make you sikorsky …


#1741

Ahlouette go, will ya!


#1742

Listen whatever you’re having yourself and all that. I just wouldn’t be as quick to blame local residents. I would say the Hospital Management have serious questions to answer.

At this rate, they could just put a few car spaces in the Ambulance Parking bays and transfer patients from the Ambulance on to a Golf Buggy at the bus stop outside the grounds!

In all seriousness though, once the Helicopter landed on the football pitch next door it was also taking another Ambulance out of circulation while it waited to transfer the patient back to the hospital.

Build the HeliPad on top of the hospital and save time money and resources that way, surely?!


#1743

They should seek mediation through the local rotary club …


#1744

What the ■■■■ were they thinking seriously

It was obviously not deliberate but Jesus how the ■■■■ did they not pick up how it could be perceived


#1745

Kids top. Then they have an African kid do the modelling, do they decide to say no? That too could be seen as prejudice…


#1746

If it wasn’t meant as racist, then it’s not racist! PC gone mad. Racism is a hate crime and that’s not hate.


#1747

Racism can take many forms. A lack of sensitivity or awareness in how a joke or a word or phrase may be perceived to a person of colour, can do damage too, even if it was not originally intended as a racial slur.


#1748

That’s bollocks.


#1749

Funny how its only ever white people who say that.

Ask my African American nieces about being being given “jungle bunny” T shirts and bunny ears to wear in a school drama skit and get back to me about it being b0ll0cks or not.


#1750

Intent is key. In the instance you cite it’s hard to argue it was anything other than intentional and a disgrace.

Your statement above re lack of sensitivity or awareness equating to racism is bollocks however. It’s on this range of safe space/ triggering nonsense, where one person’s acute sensitivity/ tendency to over-dramatise/ under-developed ego/ whatever is projected against somebody else.


#1751

In fairness that’s another level. Who would give a “jungle bunny” T-shirt to any kid regardless of colour?


#1752

As I said, PC gone mad. Positive discrimination is the fuckiest thingiest thing of all time. And there are folk who love to stir the pot because of it.

As I said and Tommy did (I think) it’s intent to cause hurt or insensitive name calling that is racial, in my unqualified opine set!


#1753

More than genocide, dead puppies or pineapple on pizza?


#1754

is ignorance an acceptable defence for making racist statements?

Is racism not in the eye of the victim?


#1755

Worse than Olly Murs, Ronaldo, Michael Mc Intyre, Mrs Browns Boys, Bono, TOWIE, Mourinho or the GAA Season Ticket Office?


#1756

Of course not. If that were the case you’d have the meaning and ‘value’ of your behaviour determined by each person, any of whom can call you anything based on their own particular point of view or hang-ups.


#1757

Fucking joke