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One big cover up?

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One big cover up?

It might be a little con-tent-ious...

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1. Re: One big cover up?

I saw this today...

I Don't know what to make of it!! It think it would be of more use to locals than tourists. And I'm sure the local teenagers will think they have landed on their feet, having somewhere warm and weatherproof to hang out in.

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2. Re: One big cover up?

I suppose so Bean.

Although by getting rid of all the rain, it might also drain the natural daylight - and whatever dribble of vitamin D is available while dashing through the rain:)

Anyway - off to buy a Christmas tree - know any good location Limerick side??? (In case we don't bump into each other in Tescos:))

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3. Re: One big cover up?

"a heavy-duty tent-like canvas."

Interesting. Thinking about long-term though, things like mold and bird droppings. I wonder how clean it would be after a couple months.

"It might be a little con-tent-ious..."

Booo..... :)

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4. Re: One big cover up?

Didn't think of the bird part of it IF

I was in Birmingham for a few days a while ago (it wasn't on my 'bucket list') and they have a series of indoor spaces leading to outdoor, which worked well...which is of no relevance really (a bit like this post.)

Anyway...I have to make do with an umbrella tonight...there's a Christmas tree out there somewhere with my name on it:)

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5. Re: One big cover up?

Have you tried outside Ivans, Ferdia? My trees are fake but the place near Ivans seem to have a nice range. Otherwise, try Woodies. I was there yesterday and they had some nice ones.

(And I was in Lidl and Supermacs not Tescos while you were posting :o)) )

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6. Re: One big cover up?

Great advice Bean - went in and found the tree - now as we have to do is collect it and put it up... :)

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7. Re: One big cover up?

Glad you got one Ferdia.

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8. Re: One big cover up?

According to one of the councillors of Killarney, such covers are common in Scandinavia. Obviously not all junkets are a waste of time.

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9. Re: One big cover up?

They must have been up to Cavan for the fleadh during the summer when the streets were pedestrianised and covered over. It is a good idea for pedestrian areas but you won't be letting delivery trucks into the area and what happens if a roof fire breaks out in one of the shops, the fire engines will not be able to get near it.

Edited: 06 December 2012, 23:45
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10. Re: One big cover up?

I sure wish there was a roof over the streets of Ennis today. I got soaked every time I stepped out on the pavement!!

Great to see you back Ferdia, we have missed you:-)

Edited: 07 December 2012, 00:06