He was dismissed. A week later, he sent Howley a letter: "I am writing to you in relation to the meeting I attended, at your request, on Thursday 17th December 2015. Before attending the meeting, I was completely unaware of the serious subject of the meeting, that is, my dismissal as coach of the O'Dwyer's under 13s hurling team. "Had I been aware of the above, I would have sought to bring a second party, such as another coach, to attend the meeting. I am shocked at my dismissal, particularly as our team was so successful this year. I also found the nature of the meeting where I was on my own facing three senior members of the committee, to be extremely intimidating. "I now write to you to seek your confirmation that I fully comprehensively understand the reasons you expressed for my dismissal." But the only confirmation he received - an email from the club secretary, Paul Finn - was the bottom line: "It is the right of O'Dwyer's GAA Club to decide who manages and coaches all of our … [Read more...] about Paul Kimmage: The curious case of a Dublin club, a twenty grand cheque and some unanswered questions for the GAA
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Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson has denounced comments which questioned his ability to date because he has a mental illness. The 24-year-old comedian wrote a lengthy note on Instagram dispelling rumours about what it's like to date with a borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis. "Normally I wouldn’t comment on something like this cause f*** you,” wrote Davidson. “But I been hearing a lot of ‘people with BPD can’t be in relationships’ talk. I just wanna let you know that’s not true." Read more Haim responds to Nicki Minaj SNL rap with fake band The SNL star added: "Just because someone has a mental illness does not mean they can’t be happy and in a relationship. It also doesn’t mean that person makes the relationship toxic. Everybody is different and there are a lot of treatments for mental illnesses and I have done/am doing all of them … I just think … [Read more...] about SNL’s Pete Davidson responds to trolls criticising him for dating with borderline personality disorder
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Will North Korea 'get rid of their nukes'? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S. Will North Korea "get rid of their nukes" and other questions as summit looms between the North's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 3 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Oren Dorell, USA TODAY Published 4:54 a.m. ChT April 25, 2018 | Updated 6:57 a.m. ChT April 25, 2018 CLOSE President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable." (April 24) AP CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 3 … [Read more...] about Will North Korea ‘get rid of their nukes’? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S.
“French Railways (SNCF) have the fastest trains in Europe,” says Everybody’s Travel Guide to France. “Their reliability and punctuality are unrivalled.” A hint that this excellent guidebook dates from the mid-1950s is revealed in the next sentence: “In the majority of long-distance trains the third class seats are padded.” Yet in the 21st century, the Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français remains magnifique. Take the journey from the northernmost city, Dunkirk, to the southernmost town, Cerbère. The distance of more than 800 miles between these attractive seaside resorts can be covered in under 10 hours. Each change of train offers a civilised break: coffee at Lille, breakfast in Paris and an afternoon snack at the station defined by Salvador Dali as the centre of the universe: Perpignan. Read more France strikes: another disrupted weekend for air … [Read more...] about France strikes are par for the course, say experts
The new series of ‘First Dates’ launched with one of the show’s cringiest episodes to date, after a former married couple were both set up on dates on the same night... at the same restaurant. Surprisingly, the former couple, Stuart and Mandy, arrived at the ‘First Dates’ restaurant together, having become best friends since their split. It was only then that things started to get awkward, when Mandy’s date, Adam, arrived and the three awkwardly sat together while they waited for their tables. And when they finally did get to sit down… they discovered that they would be dining right next to each other. Claire isn't quite ready to process this... and neither are we! 😂 #FirstDates pic.twitter.com/tu0C6wPRUn— First Dates (@FirstDates) April 4, 2018 Awkwardness then ensued when Adam turned to Stuart towards the end of the date and joked: “Fancy swapping seats?” And as is always the case with uncomfortable … [Read more...] about ‘First Dates’ Former Married Couple Have Viewers Talking On Social Media