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    The building program that provided development of...

    The building program that provided development of what would now be considered social housing in 1950s ireland has served us well. They were exceptionally well built, and recent modifications to most...
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    Sticky: Poll: Irish trawlers have been pulling up mines from...

    Irish trawlers have been pulling up mines from the 1st and 2nd world war for the last 80 years. It is an effective and low cost area denial weapon. Given that our south west and North west coasts are...
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    Equivalent to €280,000 each today. Money well...

    Equivalent to €280,000 each today. Money well spent.
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    Shhh now.

    Shhh now.
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The Captain of LÉ <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SamuelBecektt?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#SamuelBecektt</a> was delighted to receive...
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yesterday marked a very special occasion for Air Corps personnel past and present.After 47 years of service to the state,the 5 remaining (of 9...
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    Sticky: https://twitter.com/naval_service/status/118014379...

    https://twitter.com/naval_service/status/1180143794278354945?s=19
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    In most places there are on base retailer such as...

    In most places there are on base retailer such as Naafi to provide such items at a fair price.
    Templemore used to have this too. You could buy asics runners blackthorn shoes and shoe polish from the...
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    This is what happens in the real world. Crew...

    This is what happens in the real world.
    Crew clean up after themselves. A new invention called a dishwasher deals with the cutlery and plates. New ships have a dumb waiter from Galley to wardroom....
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    "Trooper, Why is your rear wheel covered in...

    "Trooper, Why is your rear wheel covered in grease???"
    I wonder how long before DoD issue a tender request for scottoilers.
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    Last time I got issued boots at work (A state...

    Last time I got issued boots at work (A state agency, OGP provided boots) they came with a tube of polish. I also got €65 per year footwear allowance, for maintenance of same. Once upon a time the DF...
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    So we must keep the officers wardroom servants,...

    So we must keep the officers wardroom servants, so that on the rare occasion the ship becomes a floating embassy, there is someone capable of serving the Ferrero rocher?
    Great use of manpower there...
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    So to avoid our logs branch having to serve their...

    So to avoid our logs branch having to serve their officers tea and crumpets, you suggest instead perhaps recruiting some coolies or chai wallahs?
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    Don has great connections and though retired, ...

    Don has great connections and though retired, rarely gets it wrong.
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    Awful. Worse without hi-vis.

    Awful. Worse without hi-vis.
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    Inevitable since the MPs decided to replace their...

    Inevitable since the MPs decided to replace their deauvilles withthat model. I don't think it will have the longevity of the last 3 generations of EoH bikes.
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    Surely there is better things the "stewards"...

    Surely there is better things the "stewards" could be doing other than making coffee for the officers aboard.
    The world has changed, collect your food at the hatch.like everyone else. No practical...
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    Ugh. Horrid.

    Ugh. Horrid.
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    Our local unit often did tactics, with wooden...

    Our local unit often did tactics, with wooden rifles, in nearby forestry. After a particularly successful morning, while returning tactically to vehicles, lead platoon ncos decide to take the...
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    You were wearing a different hat to everyone else?

    You were wearing a different hat to everyone else?
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    Nobody looks at medals. They look at ribbons.

    Nobody looks at medals. They look at ribbons.
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    A student on a pots course being made to wear the...

    A student on a pots course being made to wear the steyr under his jacket when marching to stores after losing the piston spring in the grass.
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    Sticky: https://photos.marinetraffic.com/ais/showphoto.asp...

    https://photos.marinetraffic.com/ais/showphoto.aspx?photoid=3660052&size=1600
    Looking good.
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    With the bright white draw cords? Only the...

    With the bright white draw cords? Only the special ones got issued them.
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    When two threads go to war.....

    When two threads go to war.....
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