Re: The Irish in me
|From:||Lesley Weston <email@example.com>|
Does it matter? Whereas foot and mouth does matter a lot, so a little
correspondence on the subject could help.
On Tue, 20 Mar 2001, David Brownlee, Technology Licensing Officer wrote:
> Is this relevant to the list?
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2001 23:02:24 +0000 "firstname.lastname@example.org"
> <email@example.com> 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 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
> > 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* >
> > >HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!! >
> > >Connie McManus (whose good Irish name comes by way of marriage)
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