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Roscommon, turning Islamic?

  • 16-07-2017 8:00pm
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    A row has broken out over proposed plans to convert a historic convent into a mosque.
    Pakistani businessman Mohammed Aslam intends to buy a protected, historic convent in Co Roscommon and convert it into a mosque.

    The developer has placed an offer on St Mary’s Convent in Ballaghadereen
    It seems the guy doesn't even like Ballaghdereen very much, but hey, its empty and its available, and you gotta start the plantation somewhere.
    Mr Aslam made headlines when he objected to Syrian asylum-seekers being accommodated in the town of Ballaghadereen, where his proposed mosque will be located. He described the town as like a "desert with no businesses and nothing to do."
    Earlier this year "Cork based businessmen" bought up a hotel and converted it into refugee accommodation for the lucrative asylum industry, and just as the conversion was finished the govt. obligingly delivered another batch of Syrians into the country.

    Ireland's underpopulated county Roscommon is apparently nicely ripe for a new millenium multicultural plantation.
    There are those that believe not only here (but all over Europe) that Europeans no longer breed fast enough, which will lead to a a lack of economic growth, which is bad for banks, and also threatens a "pensions timebomb".
    Eamon Ryan is one such politician; he seems very much in tune with Angela Merkel and Peter Sutherland on this.

    Recently Eamon said
    we must start planning for being an island of 10 million people, including bringing in people as refugees in scale, not just 200 but a much larger number and managing it..


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    Yes ... Roscommon is doomed :rolleyes:

  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 37,787 CMod ✭✭✭✭ancapailldorcha

    Mod: I'm not seeing any scope for political debate here. Closed. There is a thread in After Hours here for anyone who wants to discuss this.

    We sat again for an hour and a half discussing maps and figures and always getting back to that most damnable creation of the perverted ingenuity of man - the County of Tyrone.

    H. H. Asquith

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