Sinn Fein wants referendum on Irish unification

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13 Jun 2012, 2:44 pm

http://news.nationalpost.com/2012/01/30 ... ification/ Tequila should love this I know I do :lol:



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13 Jun 2012, 6:36 pm

What they want and what they will get are two different things.

If you bothered to read the article you would understand that under present circumstances, such a referendum is a hopeless cause. (Which is why, of course, Sinn Fein don't want a referendum this year, or even within the next three years).


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13 Jun 2012, 7:01 pm

I did read the articale smarty pants.



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13 Jun 2012, 7:56 pm

i wonder if they will include boston in there unification plan


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13 Jun 2012, 7:56 pm

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i wonder if they will include boston in there unification plan


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14 Jun 2012, 5:35 am

Joker wrote:
vermontsavant wrote:
i wonder if they will include boston in there unification plan


:lol:
i have never been there but i like Ireland.my mothers maiden name was Carol McNamara hows that for an irish name


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14 Jun 2012, 10:12 am

vermontsavant wrote:
Joker wrote:
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i wonder if they will include boston in there unification plan


:lol:
i have never been there but i like Ireland.my mothers maiden name was Carol McNamara hows that for an irish name


My mothers name is Loria that is also a irish name



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14 Jun 2012, 10:38 am

Ain't gonna happen. If in the unlikely event there is a referendum in 2016, the chances of it being successful are remote, since Republican voters are outnumbered. This assumes that a similar referendum in the republic was also successful, which is by no means a given considering the significant difficulties unification would bring for the south.


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14 Jun 2012, 10:55 am

Seems a bit redundundant in this day and age of the EU. Kind of like Brooklyn trying to leave the state of New York to become a part of New Jersey.


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14 Jun 2012, 12:53 pm

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My mothers name is Loria that is also a irish name


Nonsense.

As a forename it was very briefly popular in the United States in the early 60's (it only showed up in frequency lists in 1961 and 1962), but it is certainly not Irish in origin.

Most references to the name stem from the Italian town of the same name.


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14 Jun 2012, 1:02 pm

visagrunt wrote:
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My mothers name is Loria that is also a irish name


Nonsense.

As a forename it was very briefly popular in the United States in the early 60's (it only showed up in frequency lists in 1961 and 1962), but it is certainly not Irish in origin.

Most references to the name stem from the Italian town of the same name.


Loria is of irish origin



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14 Jun 2012, 1:12 pm

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Loria is of irish origin


If that is true, then Conor is an Italian name.


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14 Jun 2012, 1:21 pm

visagrunt wrote:
Joker wrote:
Loria is of irish origin


If that is true, then Conor is an Italian name.


It could be.



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14 Jun 2012, 2:02 pm

visagrunt wrote:
Joker wrote:
Loria is of irish origin


If that is true, then Conor is an Italian name.
i have never heard of loria as an irish name however every european language has a version of laurie or lauren.if joker says his moms name was irish i do believe him.lawrie is a more gaelic sounding but loria could have been an americanization


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14 Jun 2012, 2:35 pm

vermontsavant wrote:
visagrunt wrote:
Joker wrote:
Loria is of irish origin


If that is true, then Conor is an Italian name.
i have never heard of loria as an irish name however every european language has a version of laurie or lauren.if joker says his moms name was irish i do believe him.lawrie is a more gaelic sounding but loria could have been an americanization


Thank you it is a americanization btw.



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14 Jun 2012, 3:52 pm

Um, Lawrie isn't an Irish name, either.

Lawrie--like Laurie, Lori, Laura and Loren--is a feminine domesticity of the Latin "Laurentius", from which the English, "Lawrence" is derived.

The Gaelic translation of Lawrence is "Labhras," (LAW-ras) and the feminisation would be, "Labhrain," or more colloquially, "Labhra" (LAW reen or LAW ra).

The only rendering of the name that might be unambiguously Celtic (Irish, Scots, Cornish or Manx) would be Laureen, or one of its cognates like Lauren. Lorraine could either be Celtic or Frankish, though.


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