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Paddy Cosgrave why all the hate?

  • 29-11-2021 8:07pm
    Registered Users Posts: 3,641 ✭✭✭ skimpydoo

    As Paddy Cosgrave is talked about so much in other threads, isn't it time he got his own thread?

    Why is he hated so much on here and why is he used to deflect from Leo?


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,677 ✭✭✭ political analyst

    He antagonises people. Why was he involved in the Village Magazine story about Leo Varadkar? What did Leo ever do to him?! He has fallen out with his now-former friends over the Web Summit.

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    People's hatred of Leo is bandwagon jumping.

    People's hatred of Paddy is based on derangement (on the part of Paddy). Nasty piece of work. He used some made-up tripe about a nurse dying of Covid to have a go at the government, and didn't apologise.

  • Registered Users Posts: 11,796 ✭✭✭✭ Hello 2D Person Below

    People's hatred of a former Taoiseach and current Tánaiste is just bandwagon jumping?

    The height of stupidity.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 8,796 ✭✭✭ buried

    Unless he's related to some former politician or some make of RTE employee, or married into a family with such credentials, then this lad is on the short half burnt stick to nowhere

    "Lunar South is Solar East" - W. B. Yeats

  • Registered Users Posts: 545 ✭✭✭ RonanG86

    Having to pay someone off over a bullying claim would suggest there's more about him than 'annoyances'.

  • Registered Users Posts: 14,653 ✭✭✭✭ Galwayguy35

    He's just another knob head on Twitter looking for attention.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,987 ✭✭✭ haphaphap

    Either absolutely every single media outlet in the land is in the thrall of the powers that be or he is a c*nt of the highest order or a bit of both. You decide.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,270 ✭✭✭ Topgear on Dave

    The media love a soap opera and driving clicks on their sites with gossip and drama and Paddy provides that. (Hence threads like this)

    I think Paddy insulted a few of them on twitter so now we all get to watch as his dirty washing gets hung out in public.

    As for "rumpled the feathers of the thick Irish elite", he's very much a member of the Irish elite himself no?

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,049 ✭✭✭ Thinkingaboutit

    Are the Indo in bad form as they cannot get their snow, or some other problem? I do not see what Paddy Cosgrove has done to the Indo. If if he did act unfairly to an employee or employees, I'm struggle to see the public interest here. Even with its Belgian ownership some oligarch must have whispered into the ear of its editor. Incestuous isn't a strong enough word for the Irish ruling class (I won't call them an elite, they are the opposite of an elite).

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,283 ✭✭✭ beachhead

    Paddy -Leo.his daddy prob a former FG hack who got slighted 500 years ago,paddy jnr passed over for knighthood and cucumber sarnies in the aras

  • Posts: 0 [Deleted User]

    What's causing the foaming at the mouth rage so? Not mere dislike - hatred.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,980 ✭✭✭ Jinglejangle69

    Because he's a hypocrite.

    Paddy Cosgrave admits he can be seen as hypocritical for launching a campaign against certain Irish tax structures, while availing of low-tax schemes in the US.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 711 ✭✭✭ Burt Renaults

    There's a lot to dislike (about both of them). A dishonest, arrogant pair of creeps, cut from similar cloth.

  • Registered Users Posts: 16,069 ✭✭✭✭ VinLieger

    In what way? They are just reporting news, its nobodies fault but his if its negative.

    I have never met a single person who worked for the web summit that had a good thing to say about him, a good friend of mine was part of the mass layoffs the week after the last Dublin summit, he then hired my friends assistant as a replacement for half the salary, by all accounts i heard this tactic was repeated across the company at the time. Of course hes perfectly entitled to do it but dont expecty anybody on the receving end to be singing your praises after it.

    If nobody has anything good to say about him it could absolutely be that theres a co-ordinated agenda arrayed against him or its simply that hes a cvnt and theres not many people left willing to put up with his bullshit and happy to help shine up his sh1t for him anymore.

  • Administrators, Social & Fun Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 65,195 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Beasty

    I understand there is currently a civil case in the Courts involving Cosgrave and therefore this thread is closed

This discussion has been closed.