St. Patricks Day

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  1. vow

    vow Well-Known Member

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    Anyone take the day off like me and my better half?, her parents are Irish and always go to the Radford Club for paddy's day, due to the golf tournamount organised each year there, plus Cov beer festival at the Butts too on 17th March?
    What do u do for paddys day/w/end? (I'm prolly considered a proddy, but celebrate it all the same, any excuse for good day on the piss i suppose!)
     
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    vow Well-Known Member

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    Ah yes i must add that the black stuff is between £2-£2.50 on the day too! fill ya boots.
     
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    vow Well-Known Member

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    anyone else doing somethng over st.paddys day over the w/end? let us know!
     
  4. Gazolba

    Gazolba Well-Known Member

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    I only celebrate St. George's day.
    I also will make a point of not wearing any green, which wont be difficult as I don't think I own a single green item of clothing.
     
  5. Sick Boy

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    We alternate between here and Ireland each year...staying over here this year and driving up to the Midlands later on to join in th fun....bastards were unable to give me the day off this year.
     
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    Normal day for me too. I do like to celebrate St. George's Day, but have no Irish connection at all (family traced back to 1066 and all English).

    Haven't got any mates either with Irish heritage.

    Errm.... no .....err.... make that, I haven't got any mates, period.
     
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    Will be going on a tour of the Fuller's Brewery today, maybe a few Guinnesses later on my Irish local. Got a mate coming over who likes a few beers, the mrs is away, MK tomorrow - you get the picture.
     
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    Houchens Head Fairly well known member from the Isle of Wight

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  10. pastythegreat

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    That still 2 more mates than me

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  11. pastythegreat

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    Nope, normal day for me! The Mrs grandparents are Irish, 1 from the north and 1 from the south! Still I'm 75% English (my dad's dad was from Latvia) and spent 7 years in 2RRF (England's Fusiliers) so I celebrate St.Georges day. Every year, without fail. Hope you all enjoy your day though, I'm off to bed as I'm in work at 6pm

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  12. duffer

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    English my arse, if you can only go back to 1066 you could be one of those Norman buggers who came over here taking our jobs and our women (they were good plumbers, mind).

    If you can't trace your roots back to at least Stonehenge then it's back to the continent for you matey. :)
     
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  13. Otis

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    I know I am English. Only need to look at the surnames of my ancestors. Smith, Wood, Johnson, Du Beck, Pascal, Von Richtenhoffen, Van Winkle and Ho Jon Ming.

    If that doesn't cry out St George and the red and white rose then nothing does!!
     
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    St George's Day is hardly celebrated is it ? But the Irish really go for it. Don't want to ruin the paddy's weekend,but our Rugby team will win in Dublin tomorrow !
     
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    If they play anything like last weekend it won't be a win, it'll be an execution.


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    I flew out of Brum this morning and the amount of people in Guinness hats and fully dressed in green jumping on RyanAir flights was ridiculous!

    I am of Irish heritage but consider myself an Englishman but don't begrudge any person celebrating their heritage!
     
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    Haha.
    Right on bro!! :p
     
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    I can tolerate most of that, but it's the Gauls that really gaul me. :mad:
     
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    Houchens Head Fairly well known member from the Isle of Wight

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    I'll hold you to that prediction BBR! :emoji_grin::emoji_football::emoji_shamrock:
     
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    I'll get my coat Houch !
     
  21. bringbackrattles

    bringbackrattles Well-Known Member

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    By the way pour yourself a Guinness tonight,for going top in Prediction League.Someone from Coventry on top of a league bloody hell it's a miracle !
     
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    I am English, but have a majority Irish background.

    I just use it as an excuse for a few beers (as does 99% of those who "celebrate" it ;) )

    Same as St. George's Day (although I have more pride in that day :) )
     

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