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10 years 7 months ago #99475 by lunartic_old
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...wouldn't it have been better if the ESB had decided to strike this week instead of two weeks time?

Their proposed strike is due to coincide with the full moon, if this had happened around the new moon, it would have been nice to have some potential dark country skies from the back garden.

Ah well!

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10 years 7 months ago - 10 years 7 months ago #99477 by johnflannery
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There I was rubbing my hands with glee,
On hearing the news from the ESB.
For while they put the City in the dark,
I can go stargazing in the Park.

All these bright lights get me down.
To see the stars I have to travel far from town.
What with street lights and security lights in the way,
My back garden is lit up as if it's day.

So a great chance to see the sky
From the City Centre is coming by.

But alas, it just isn't fair,
They'll strike during Full Moon and when it's cloudy everywhere!


- John (Flannery)
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10 years 7 months ago #99479 by PaulWalsh
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Or even better go on strike from about 19:00 on the 25th all the dinner stuff would be over, kids jaded tired from being up at stupid o' clock. We could see comet ISON in all it's glory...........

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10 years 7 months ago #99490 by dave_lillis
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or send them a letter asking them to strike during a clear sky,

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