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    rockofcashel rockofcashel is offline
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    What John Bruton really said to Prince Charles

    Only found this clip from the time when it was claimed that John Bruton supposedly said that the visit of Prince Charles was the "happiest day of his life"

    Here's what he actually said ...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpbjvqrXC6Q&feature=related]YouTube - Reeling in the Years 1995-2[/ame]
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    goatstoe goatstoe is offline

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    Very high cringe factor there. Pathetic, sniveling, display of brown-nosing from someone who was supposed to be our Taoiseach.
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    CorkHurler CorkHurler is offline

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    More than anything else this secured his defeat in the '97 General Election.
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    ellie08 ellie08 is offline

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    He was a great Taoiseach, compared to that chump ahearne and Cowen. At least he had a bit of class and breeding and intelligence.
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    Unbelievable!


    (that Dublin won)
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    MacCoise2 MacCoise2 is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by ellie08 View Post
    He was a great Taoiseach, compared to that chump ahearne and Cowen. At least he had a bit of class and breeding and intelligence.
    better a crook than a toady
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    They sent us the Para Prince, we sent them the Corrs.
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    ellie08 ellie08 is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacCoise2 View Post
    better a crook than a toady
    He was proud because it symbolized that Ireland and Britain were working towards peace in N.I. And no, it is not better to have a crook as a Taoiseach.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CorkHurler View Post
    More than anything else this secured his defeat in the '97 General Election.
    Hmmm...

    I'd say pissing off Sir Anto had more to do with him losing that election.
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    Evil Eco-Fascist Evil Eco-Fascist is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorkHurler View Post
    More than anything else this secured his defeat in the '97 General Election.

    FG's seat number actually went up in the 1997 election. It was the collapse of the Labour vote that saw the coalition ousted.
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