RE: The Irish in me

From:"Bartlett, Jeanine" <>

Hallelujah and Amen!  I enjoy the comic relief this list provides!
Sometimes it's more helpful than the science!

Jeanine Bartlett, HT(ASCP)
Centers for Disease Control
1600 Clifton Rd. NE
Mailstop G-32
Atlanta, GA  30333 

-----Original Message-----
From: Sarah LaBonte []
Sent: Tuesday, March 20, 2001 11:54 AM
Subject: Re: The Irish in me

So sick and tired of not being able to have any fun on the list without some
wet blanket saying this crud.  You people need to get a life.  Go Irish.  My
great grandfather came from Tipperary.  Remember that God created whiskey so
that the Irish wouldn't take over the world!

Sarah LaBonte, HT (ASCP)
Research Associate, Histology Lab
Texas A&M University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Dept. of Vet Anatomy & Public Health
College Station, TX  77843-4458
phone: (979) 845-3177
fax:  (979) 458-3499

>>> "David Brownlee, Technology Licensing Officer" <>
03/20/01 01:17AM >>>
Is this relevant to the list?



On Mon, 19 Mar 2001 23:02:24 +0000 "" 
<> wrote:

> Hello Connie,
>          Yes the St Patricks Day Parades were cancelled in Ireland as a 
> precautionary measure to prevent the gathering of large crowds of people 
> just in case Foot & Mouth gets into this country.
>            There have been no cases in the Republic of Ireland and only
> case in the North of Ireland and that was a sheep bought in from England. 
> All sheep that had been brought in from the UK were slaughtered as a 
> preventative measure. Since there have been no new cases  it is looking 
> better for this little island as a whole.
>          It is a looking like an epidemic in the UK as a result of pigs 
> being fed swill from an Internartional  airline. It was in the UK  in 1967

> but vigilance kept it out of here. Now the defences are up again and there

> are checks in place at ports and borders to prevent movement of animals
> disinfection of wheels of vehicles etc.
>           The Parade in Dublin is to go ahead at a later date.
> Annette Ryan
> Ireland
> At 11:52 AM 3/16/01 -0700, you wrote:
> >
> >I heard St. Patrick's day celebrations have been canceled 
> in most parts >of ireland due to the Hoof & Mouth outbreak. 
> If this is true, I'm so >sorry to hear this.  I hope to 
> brighten your day by wishing all Irish >Histonetters a most 
> pleasant and happy day, anyway! >
> >and to all the rest of you...  Let the party begin!! *G* >
> >Connie McManus (whose good Irish name comes by way of marriage)

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