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Funny thing happened on my way to Ireland

Posted by removefiannafail on May 12, 2006 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

May 2006.Funny story.
I was travelling from Australia to Dublin via Singapore 3 days ago, and as I sat in the transit departure lounge,awaiting a flight to Amsterdam/Dublin I observed a serious altercation between a big ugly brute of a passport control official,and a quite attractive black woman,(nigerian I believe) well dressed with designer clothes,bags etc.He was scrutinizing her passport with a watchmakers magnifying glass.This went on for about 10, m...

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Revenue raking in the cash.

Posted by removefiannafail on December 28, 2005 at 9:11 AM Comments comments (0)

December 28th 2005.

I read  today that revenue took in 381 million in taxes and penalties from the single premium insurance bond scam,this year.

Funny,some years ago when I fell foul of Revenue in my own small way,my local bank got wind of my misfortune and sent a posse out post-haste to help me out of the jam.!

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New Blog.

Posted by removefiannafail on November 3, 2005 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (1)

November 2005:Back in Ireland briefly, for an unhappy occasion,a funeral.I��enjoyed the change of air.My Uncle was very lucky. There are about thirty places in the whole of Dublin in "Hospices for the Dying".These are dedicated palliative care centres funded entirely by�donations from the long suffering,overtaxed public.�He got one of those places,and passed away peacefully, to an unimaginably�better world.�The care is wonderful there,but you have to win the lottery to get in.! Enjoying The l...

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