WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,020,032
Topics75,157
Members13,077
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs3
Most Online13,060
Sep 14th, 2019
Who's Online Now
40 registered members (alan128, 8 invisible), 1,326 guests, and238 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Live from Cape Fear,North Carolina
by granny. 5th Sep 2019 10:50pm
The Reich Wirral
by snowhite. 26th Aug 2019 12:59pm
Best video ever
by GaryFromWirral. 5th Jul 2019 4:14pm
Funny Pics and Posts
by neddy. 2nd Feb 2013 4:21pm
New Wirral History
Hind Street Gas Works area & Thomas Street
by Reno37. 25th Nov 2013 12:37pm
313 Stork Hotel 41 Price Street Birkenhead
by derekdwc. 19th Aug 2011 5:42pm
WeathersField House and Noctorum History
by JohnLeatherFix. 4th Jun 2010 2:45pm
132 Central Hotel
by . 2nd Jan 2009 10:01pm
413 Horse and Jockey
by . 24th Dec 2008 7:27pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Police, Rock ferry.
by diggingdeeper. 19th Sep 2019 8:52pm
Stanley School Sackings
by diggingdeeper. 18th Sep 2019 10:38pm
Downton Abbey Film
by dingle. 18th Sep 2019 12:29pm
What song are you listening to?
by diggingdeeper. 17th Sep 2019 8:54pm
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 17th Sep 2019 6:52pm
RNLI and Foreign Aid !
by Greenwood. 16th Sep 2019 12:04pm
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 16th Sep 2019 8:16am
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 15th Sep 2019 11:06pm
Darley Dene, Breck Road, Wallasey
by diggingdeeper. 15th Sep 2019 7:25pm
September
M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
Meet the Masons
by oldpm01. 9th Sep 2019 8:55pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Page 1 of 2 1 2
Martin Mcguinness dies #1033013
21st Mar 2017 9:29am
21st Mar 2017 9:29am
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Dilly Online shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Dilly  Online Shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Well I for one will not weep at this news.

Last edited by Dilly; 21st Mar 2017 9:29am.
Google Ads
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033016
21st Mar 2017 10:02am
21st Mar 2017 10:02am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,965
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,965
Heswallish
Bit of an awkward one to know how to feel. Large proportion of his life killing for a cause the other half perhaps trying to make some recompense.
The reactions of victims families is not surprising and he will get the blame for being IRA commander etc but our Govt are equally guilty of killing innocent people in middle east and elsewhere. We praise the French Resistance for their efforts against the Nazis. One mans freedom fighter is another mans terrorist. Would like to believe he is facing divine justice.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033018
21st Mar 2017 10:22am
21st Mar 2017 10:22am
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Dilly Online shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Dilly  Online Shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Two innocent boys in Warrington! How can that ever be justified? A cowardly attack as most of them were.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033019
21st Mar 2017 10:26am
21st Mar 2017 10:26am
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,117
Oxton
Gibbo Online content
Forum Addict
Gibbo  Online Content
Forum Addict
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 2,117
Oxton
BBC are treating him like royalty with their coverage this morning.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033020
21st Mar 2017 10:34am
21st Mar 2017 10:34am
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Dilly Online shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Dilly  Online Shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Plain and simple fact he was he was a murderer and should be remembered as such instead of all the hype of him becoming a peace keeper.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033021
21st Mar 2017 10:35am
21st Mar 2017 10:35am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,503
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,503
Wirral

He was killing his own people ! He will be remembered for that, and it will be his legacy. None of this 'bad turned good' rubbish. And to think our Queen had to shake his hand . Ugh !


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Gibbo] #1033022
21st Mar 2017 10:39am
21st Mar 2017 10:39am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,503
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,503
Wirral
Originally Posted by Gibbo
BBC are treating him like royalty with their coverage this morning.


BBC will, because its another news story to make a whole day of news from. They'll have him as a 'Saint' by the end of the day.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033074
21st Mar 2017 7:18pm
21st Mar 2017 7:18pm
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,885
Wallasey
S
Salmon Offline
Forum Addict
Salmon  Offline
Forum Addict
S
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 1,885
Wallasey
Pretty much the same as Mandela, started off as a freedom fighter/terrorist/murderer and developed into an accepted respectable member of society.You have to remember the origins of both disputes.Oppression by a ruling/governing body.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033078
21st Mar 2017 7:32pm
21st Mar 2017 7:32pm
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,610
Birkenhead
J
jimbob Online content

Forum Addict
jimbob  Online Content

Forum Addict
J
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,610
Birkenhead
there is No comparison between him and Nelson Mandela.


Ships that pass in the night, seldom seen and soon forgoten
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: jimbob] #1033110
21st Mar 2017 9:17pm
21st Mar 2017 9:17pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,965
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,965
Heswallish
Originally Posted by jimbob
there is No comparison between him and Nelson Mandela.


Maybe not in terms of statesmenship and what they achieved but mandela had a murky past

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033116
21st Mar 2017 10:22pm
21st Mar 2017 10:22pm
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,385
happy place
eddtheduck Offline
Forum Addict
eddtheduck  Offline
Forum Addict
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,385
happy place
Originally Posted by Dilly
Well I for one will not weep at this news.
careful Dilly you'll have the "he was someones son" gang on your back
handbag wink


Not on here no more
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033119
21st Mar 2017 11:05pm
21st Mar 2017 11:05pm

L
lollipop
Unregistered
lollipop
Unregistered
L


Ive just come away from our tea break table here on my night shift.

Its not so divided, there is lots of praise for Mr McGuinness. Out of a shift if 12, not 1 mentioned any terror attack he might have been involved in. Over 20 years I've lived here and I've worked here over 10. Tonight I had very little to say for a change. I kept my exact thoughts if the man, to myself.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: eddtheduck] #1033120
21st Mar 2017 11:22pm
21st Mar 2017 11:22pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Dilly Online shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Dilly  Online Shifty OP

Wiki Veteran
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 8,840
wallasey
Originally Posted by eddtheduck
Originally Posted by Dilly
Well I for one will not weep at this news.
careful Dilly you'll have the "he was someones son" gang on your back
handbag wink



Their absence surprises me.

Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033121
21st Mar 2017 11:33pm
21st Mar 2017 11:33pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,771
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,771
Birkenhead
He was a criminal who avoided prosecution by becoming a politician.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Martin Mcguinness dies [Re: Dilly] #1033137
22nd Mar 2017 7:30am
22nd Mar 2017 7:30am
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 427
WALLASEY
S
saltytom Offline
Smartchild
saltytom  Offline
Smartchild
S
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 427
WALLASEY
I think Norman Tebbits quote did it for me "I hope he will be parked in an unpleasant corner of hell".

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Police, Rock ferry.
by diggingdeeper. 19th Sep 2019 8:52pm
Stanley School Sackings
by diggingdeeper. 18th Sep 2019 1:54am
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 16th Sep 2019 8:14am
RNLI and Foreign Aid !
by granny. 15th Sep 2019 9:58pm
Darley Dene, Breck Road, Wallasey
by NickWirral. 15th Sep 2019 7:01pm
For Sale & Free
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 16th Sep 2019 8:16am
tv cabinet
by lincle. 15th Sep 2019 5:48pm
For sale wooden frame double bed..
by spider. 15th Sep 2019 3:21pm
Cardo Scala Rider
by Baza7. 11th Sep 2019 10:32pm
Sewing machine wanted.
by RedTom. 11th Sep 2019 1:38pm
Member Spotlight
sunnyside
sunnyside
wirral
Posts: 44,366
Joined: April 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
AlecK, KittyLilith, Emmy2154, Eddyh15, Harvey123
13077 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
Jimz76 (43)
New Wirral Info
Darley Dene, Breck Road, Wallasey
by NickWirral. 15th Sep 2019 7:01pm
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
Meet the Masons
by oldpm01. 9th Sep 2019 8:55pm
Death Cafe Wirrral event (Wed 11th Sept)
by martinharris. 9th Sep 2019 1:04pm
New Ferry, opinions?
by Natalie1989. 6th Sep 2019 9:56am
News : New Topics
Police, Rock ferry.
by diggingdeeper. 19th Sep 2019 8:52pm
Stanley School Sackings
by diggingdeeper. 18th Sep 2019 1:54am
RNLI and Foreign Aid !
by granny. 15th Sep 2019 9:58pm
Free tickets to Attenborough ship naming at Laird's
by yoller. 14th Sep 2019 6:19am
Lost river (Well, brook really)
by Excoriator. 10th Sep 2019 9:50am
New Enthusiast Forums
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 16th Sep 2019 8:14am
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 14th Sep 2019 8:24pm
Downton Abbey Film
by cools. 13th Sep 2019 3:30pm
Peaky Blinders nobble Tranmere Rovers
by yoller. 9th Sep 2019 6:27pm
Hedgehog Street
by granny. 6th Sep 2019 10:39pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 6:53am
Sunset Thu 7:18pm
Local Time Thu 11:03pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1