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From: Jim Gallagher <>
Subject: Re: Irish Crown Jewels Affair
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 19:30:40 GMT
Even before I could get my message posted your response was on the NG. Connie
asked if the discussion could be turned back toward genealogy research and said
that "it's just a suggestion." So what happens? Your response is that "you
can say just about whatever you like in the newsgroup without being
thrown out." There was no discussion of throwing anyone out of anything. Why
can't this stop? Is there no other place for these issues that don't interest
event the vast majority of listeners?
Paul Gorry wrote:
> I take it you're using GENIRE as a gateway to the newsgroup. The newsgroup
> is soc.genealogy.ireland and it's for discussion of any aspect of Irish
> genealogy, not just the provision of hints on research. For good or ill,
> you can say just about whatever you like in the newsgroup without being
> thrown out. While the issue being discussed in this thread might not be of
> interest to you (or the vast majority of listers perhaps), it is a serious
> Paul Gorry
> Connie Bolivar wrote in message <>...
> >May I ask a question?
> >I thought this message list was for researching genealogy in Ireland, and
> >for help in finding Irish ancestors. It seems to be turning into a
> >political forum in which each has an opinion and can not and will not be
> >changed. I understand the delicate state of Ireland, and sympathize, but
> >maybe, (and it's just a suggestion) topics should be limited to only those
> >of the nature of the mailing list as to avoid more hard feelings.
> >Just my thoughts.
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