Re: The Irish in me
|From:||"David Brownlee, Technology Licensing Officer" <email@example.com>|
Is this relevant to the list?
On Mon, 19 Mar 2001 23:02:24 +0000 "firstname.lastname@example.org"
> 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 one
> 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 and
> disinfection of wheels of vehicles etc.
> The Parade in Dublin is to go ahead at a later date.
> Annette Ryan
> 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* >
> >HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!! >
> >Connie McManus (whose good Irish name comes by way of marriage)
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