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Aer Lingus Fleet/Routes Discussion

Engine 2 reverser deployed after landing so looks like they didn't actually shut it down?

23 hours, 33 minutes in Aviation & Aircraft by Hotblack Desiato 7,263 Replies 1,004,600 Views

General chat thread... Links, pictures, banter etc

That's where he went wrong

1 day, 8 hours in Motorbikes by Hotblack Desiato 6,234 Replies 274,068 Views 1 Thank

50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

Nope that's the Dead Zoo. The National Museum of Ireland is the other one, it has a piece of Apollo 17 rock There was a tiny fragment of rock from Apollo 11 in Dunsink, but it was lost in a fire :( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland_lunar_sample_displays

4 days, 3 hours in Astronomy, Space & Astrophotography by Hotblack Desiato 31 Replies 637 Views 4 Thanks

The worst kid's name you've ever heard?

Using Murphy as a forename is a shooting offence in itself

4 days, 4 hours in After Hours by Hotblack Desiato 5,837 Replies 761,931 Views 1 Thank

BusConnects - Big changes to Dublin's Bus Network

They had Travel 90 tickets years ago

4 days, 7 hours in Commuting & Transport by Hotblack Desiato 5,129 Replies 300,856 Views

'Ghost signs'

I know only one side is going to be visible where it is at the moment, but they put the back panel in the wrong way round :rolleyes

4 days, 8 hours in Dublin City by Hotblack Desiato 479 Replies 124,859 Views

Insurance - Tell us your quotes/renewals

Waste of money if you ask me. Same as gear insurance

4 days, 23 hours in Motorbikes by Hotblack Desiato 1,263 Replies 108,186 Views

Insurance - Tell us your quotes/renewals

Just renewed with CN, €50 cheaper than last year for no apparent reason :)

5 days, 18 hours in Motorbikes by Hotblack Desiato 1,263 Replies 108,085 Views

Booze deals [Megathread]

From Monday in Lidl: Argus Premium 5% 500mL can €1.29 Argus Strong 7.2% 500mL can €1.69 No mention of Tatra, unfortunately

5 days, 18 hours in Bargain Alerts by Hotblack Desiato 6,172 Replies 1,077,831 Views 3 Thanks

50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

Separate fuel tanks and engines on the lunar module for ascent and descent. The whole mission from start to finish was "as soon as something is used up, throw it away to save mass and fuel". So this meant leaving the LM descent stage on the moon, to save fuel on ascent. It meant jettisoning the LM

6 days, 17 hours in Astronomy, Space & Astrophotography by Hotblack Desiato 31 Replies 525 Views 6 Thanks

General Irish Government discussion thread.

Should be a step in the right direction. Yes, if they want more and better public services provided through Irish, why are so many of them refusing to use a public service which is already provided through Irish? Seems odd to me, yes - is their fluency is too poor to be able to int

1 week in Politics by Hotblack Desiato 1,408 Replies 37,584 Views 1 Thank

United People, It's Time For Ruddy Change!

They mentioned the 83 and 51 votes all right

1 week in Current Affairs/IMHO by Hotblack Desiato 2,458 Replies 140,400 Views

General Irish Government discussion thread.

Census 2016 states that 39.8% of the population "can speak Irish" (Whatever that actually means) and 4.2% claim to speak Irish daily outside of the education system (a "Dia duit" would suffice) If you take these figures at face value they paint a very different picture of Irish society than the r

1 week in Politics by Hotblack Desiato 1,408 Replies 37,429 Views 2 Thanks

50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

It's on in the IFI for another week at least, too. Anyone who hasn't, just go see it on a big screen while you can. Absolutely riveting

1 week in Astronomy, Space & Astrophotography by Hotblack Desiato 31 Replies 61 Views

The worst kid's name you've ever heard?

Exxon Valdez

1 week, 1 day in After Hours by Hotblack Desiato 5,837 Replies 759,541 Views 2 Thanks