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    Default Britain is 'worst place to live in Europe'

    There are people on this website and in the media who seem to take masochistic pleasure in knocking Ireland and the Irish people. Some of these people even question Ireland's independence. Lets just see how our neighbor is doing.


    Great Britain is 'worst place to live in Europe' - Yahoo! News UK

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne0ica View Post
    There are people on this website and in the media who seem to take masochistic pleasure in knocking Ireland and the Irish people. Some of these people even question Ireland's independence. Lets just see how our neighbor is doing.


    Great Britain is 'worst place to live in Europe' - Yahoo! News UK
    And it's going to get a whole lot worse as the new government try to sort out the mess left by the last.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne0ica View Post
    There are people on this website and in the media who seem to take masochistic pleasure in knocking Ireland and the Irish people. Some of these people even question Ireland's independence. Lets just see how our neighbor is doing.


    Great Britain is 'worst place to live in Europe' - Yahoo! News UK
    Whatever about Britain as a whole, London will always trump Dublin, in everything.
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    wouldn't laugh too loud. Thought we were 2nd worst until I saw this

    Only Ireland fares worse than Britain in an updated quality of life index for Europe compiled by uSwitch.com, as the republic has fewer hours of sunshine, a higher retirement age and lower public spending on essential services.
    British Isles 'worst place to live in Europe' - Telegraph

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    Britain is the best and we're big eejits in Ireland for leaving the UK! There, I said it. Now let's change the flag, abolish the national anthem and bury Irish for good.

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    Strangely, the Telegraph said Ireland came below the UK

    Only Ireland fares worse than Britain in an updated quality of life index for Europe compiled by uSwitch.com, as the republic has fewer hours of sunshine, a higher retirement age and lower public spending on essential services.
    British Isles 'worst place to live in Europe' - Telegraph

    It's what we get for decades of concentrating on personal greed ahead of general quality of life. The same probably applies in the UK too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by councilkid View Post
    And it's going to get a whole lot worse as the new government try to sort out the mess left by the last.
    Lucky sods. We're stuck with the same tired knackers who created the problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne0ica View Post
    There are people on this website and in the media who seem to take masochistic pleasure in knocking Ireland and the Irish people. Some of these people even question Ireland's independence. Lets just see how our neighbor is doing.
    And there are enough people on this website who seem to take pathetic pleasure in knocking Britain and the British people.

    I would suggest that we take a long hard look at ourselves and the social and economic vandalism inflicted on this country by Zanu FF before we try to seek to mitigate that by looking elsewhere.

    The link you have posted states "Only Ireland fares worse than Britain in an updated quality of life index for Europe compiled by uSwitch.com, as the republic has fewer hours of sunshine, a higher retirement age and lower public spending on essential services"


    If England was worse than Ireland why would so many of our young people be heading in that direction again ?


    PS: It's spelt Neighbour ....
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    A price comparison website is doing research on the quality of life.

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    Selective measures. Is your life worse because you retire later (and consequently earn more money until later in life). Is your life worse because you are taxed less and decide how you spend your money (rather than having it taken from you in tax and given to a health service you may nevcer use)?

    This should be "Britain is the least socialist place in Europe".

    One thing I do agree on; our weather is ************************e (and even worse in Ireland than in the U.K.).
    Thank you for the six thousand likes.

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