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23-04-2011, 16:01   #1
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The Colourful Characters of Waterford

Hello everyone, this is my first post to Boards :-) Ive just been reading over previous posts and was pondering on the characters that have graced these streets in the past, and such an abundance of characters there 'have been', but what i'm trying to think of the characters 'that are'... I'm sure this town has an abunance of them, and i am not talking about the obvious men (and occaisional women) that are down on there luck and taken to the drink, im talking about those colourful characters that maybe have been working in the same place for 40 years or have the same routine everyday or just have tall tales to tell, there is no stereotype on these people, they are who they are. They are the characters that are the backbone of this beautiful city. Forgive me if this has been done before, but if not give them a mention and maybe tell a story, their story, or your story... or anything at all, use it as a celebration of the people of Waterford.
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23-04-2011, 16:58   #2
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Is mocky dower still scaring kids into school?
That other chap with the scraggly hair that seems to be in lisduggan shopping centre all the time. Really sound chap.
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Is mocky dower still scaring kids into school?
That other chap with the scraggly hair that seems to be in lisduggan shopping centre all the time. Really sound chap.
Think he died last November.
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Think he died last November.
He was real? :-o
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He was real? :-o
Wasn't he the school inspector
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Is mocky dower still scaring kids into school?
That other chap with the scraggly hair that seems to be in lisduggan shopping centre all the time. Really sound chap.
Johnny Tierney? also I thought mocky was a scare tactic meself
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Wasn't he the school inspector
He sure was, I was caught by him,but he was a fair man.
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Johnny Tierney? also I thought mocky was a scare tactic meself
Yeah Johnny. He's always there. Lovely fella.
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Yeah Johnny. He's always there. Lovely fella.
His son is lovely too,
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His son is lovely too,
Don't know him
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You do Seany,he follow's the hunt.
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The guy with the long scraggy grey hair that walks around town, hands behind his back. Usually wears a beige trenchcoat. I've heard he's called 'Sausages' as he'll chase you if you shout that at him. Anyone know if that's true?
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Of my time - Elvis, Monica, and the guy dressed in a Beret with a mirror obsession
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Of my time - Elvis, Monica, and the guy dressed in a Beret with a mirror obsession
The guy with the beret i think was called vogel,he lived out arond bunmahon way
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"how do"..cause thats what he will say to you, there are youtube clips of him shouting "how do"

years ago there was harry miller and fella called cashin they were allways together and were just known as "cashin & miller"

harry miller had grey hair and a long grey beard and someone said "harry would you do santa clause for christmas" he replied " i would if you hold him down"

in more recent times we had the legends known as "multivan" and "newportwex" whose intellect is only surpassed by their popularity

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