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by lofty
17 Sep 2020, 14:10
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internet / Broadband
Replies: 26
Views: 3186

Re: Internet / Broadband

cheers Tomat think i will play the long game and wait. If you/anyone gets word of it going in would appreciate the heads up.
by lofty
15 Sep 2020, 11:45
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Internet / Broadband
Replies: 26
Views: 3186

Re: Internet / Broadband

Tomat, you seem to have quite some knowledge perhaps i can tap into. I have spoken to eir and they say they cannot assist me. Basically all the guys under the ground i have spoken to say the copper from the road to my house has me snookered as it by their speed measurement is "appalling". Should i w...
by lofty
17 Aug 2020, 16:22
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wearing of face masks
Replies: 21
Views: 4268

Re: Wearing of face masks

Sometimes when i read these comments in the middle of a "global pandemic" i realize there is no substitute for education.
by lofty
09 Mar 2020, 17:11
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: SuperValu Overcharging.
Replies: 8
Views: 2830

Re: SuperValu Overcharging.

The €1.98 is for the corn :-)
by lofty
03 Mar 2020, 12:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT
Replies: 13
Views: 2902

Re: WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT

If people don't complain to Irish Water and other agencies they will think they can get away with this 3rd world behavior.
by lofty
26 Feb 2020, 16:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT
Replies: 13
Views: 2902

Re: WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT

And to add to it the road surface they dug up is now like the West Indies (no disrespect to the lovely WI but surfaces are terrible there). GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
by lofty
26 Feb 2020, 15:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT
Replies: 13
Views: 2902

WHAT WENT WRONG IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT

What is going on in Donabate and Portrane!!!, a burst water mains brings a village to a halt for hours it's just ridiculous. It is not that burst water or power down is an isolated incident the place is obviously creaking with all the changes and the amount of incidents. I know the various agencies ...
by lofty
10 Dec 2019, 10:16
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turntable repair
Replies: 4
Views: 1459

Re: Turntable repair

Thank you Jayflame i hopefully got sorted.
by lofty
04 Dec 2019, 16:22
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Supermarket self-service
Replies: 12
Views: 4042

Re: Supermarket self-service

Slightly off topic but the overcharging mentioned by others is a real problem, i have been overcharged frequently. I checked my bill on approx €50 basket of bits and the discrepancy was around €12 overcharged!. When i spoke to the lady who I think is a supervisor she explained the specials that are ...
by lofty
03 Dec 2019, 15:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Turntable repair
Replies: 4
Views: 1459

Turntable repair

Hi all you oldies, anyone know where i can have a 50+ year old record player repaired and tidied up, don't think it is anything major as the table turned a few weeks ago but has now stopped. Want to give it to an expert in this area and appreciate anyone who can suggest a place to go (preferably loc...
by lofty
31 May 2019, 16:43
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Shoreline Hotel
Replies: 18
Views: 5968

Re: Shoreline Hotel

Yelruf, yes once upon a time many moons ago (about 1980 I reckon) it was a shop called the Wagon Wheel, a real bucket and spade and ice cream shop that advanced to a chipper type place at the back. Mr Kingham then built some rooms and that was the start of the hotels history. PS they had one or two ...
by lofty
02 May 2019, 15:28
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Shoreline Hotel
Replies: 18
Views: 5968

Re: Shoreline Hotel

Might be worth another go Gillchan although I know what you mean.
by lofty
02 May 2019, 15:23
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Shoreline Hotel
Replies: 18
Views: 5968

Shoreline Hotel

What's the general view on the improved and new Shoreline (AKA The Waterside/Dunes/Wagon Wheel?. I have eaten there 3 times since the refurb the first 2 times just about average although the decor and new windows etc look great but last night Wednesday it was excellent. There were a crew of us and e...
by lofty
04 Dec 2018, 14:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adblue
Replies: 3
Views: 1752

Re: Adblue

M3 Mulhuddart Services.
by lofty
27 Nov 2018, 14:47
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Eir TV and broadband
Replies: 15
Views: 3794

Re: Eir TV and broadband

Anyone know anything about virgin media as a broadband option?, I have my broadband with 3 and it is awful all the time when I do speedtests 1.39 mbps. I also have my house phone with them seems fine the few times a month it is used. I have sky incl. sports for 25 years never got as much as a call o...
by lofty
26 Nov 2018, 12:35
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Beaverstown golf club
Replies: 17
Views: 6157

Re: Beaverstown golf club

IN BEAVERSTOWN NON MEMBERS ARE MORE THAN WELCOME.
by lofty
19 Nov 2018, 16:16
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Beaverstown golf club
Replies: 17
Views: 6157

Re: Beaverstown golf club

Well? has anyone on this thread tried out the restaurant and if so what was it like?.
by lofty
13 Nov 2018, 12:54
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BEAVERSTOWN ROAD
Replies: 17
Views: 6760

Re: BEAVERSTOWN ROAD

Anyone know if the ski slopes will be cut into to make normal speed ramps?, I see white markings on them so perhaps they are unfinished cos they are terrible at present.
by lofty
05 Nov 2018, 16:32
Forum: Services Offered/Wanted
Topic: Dressmaker Alterations service
Replies: 1
Views: 848

Dressmaker Alterations service

Hi anyone know someone local that does alterations, TIA.
by lofty
27 Oct 2018, 10:28
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Beaverstown golf club
Replies: 17
Views: 6157

Re: Beaverstown golf club

It’s not a Carvery, joint of the day. Don’t work there so don’t have a menu but it’s everything from a scone cooked breakfast burgers etc and reasonably priced (I think about €11 for the full works Sunday roast). They also do half portions.
by lofty
26 Oct 2018, 13:49
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BEAVERSTOWN ROAD
Replies: 17
Views: 6760

Re: BEAVERSTOWN ROAD

Cheers Ken.
by lofty
26 Oct 2018, 13:01
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BEAVERSTOWN ROAD
Replies: 17
Views: 6760

BEAVERSTOWN ROAD

For the love of god does anyone know when the water contractor will be finished on the Beaverstown Road!. This is causing huge inconvenience, why can't it be done outside of peak times (cost cost cost). Anyone know if the entire road will be resurfaced cos the wear and tear on our private vehicles i...
by lofty
26 Oct 2018, 12:40
Forum: Eating Out in Donabate/Portrane and Beyond
Topic: Beaverstown golf club
Replies: 17
Views: 6157

Re: Beaverstown golf club

Everyone is always welcome in Beaverstown Golf Club non members for sure. It is a very friendly unfussy place for a meal and the nearest thing to your local boozer you will find. The staff are locals so you will feel a sense of familiarity straight away and the dress code is quite informal (jeans et...
by lofty
08 Mar 2017, 18:31
Forum: Services Offered/Wanted
Topic: Grinds needed Junior cert
Replies: 0
Views: 773

Grinds needed Junior cert

Hi I'm looking for someone to come to my house to do higher level maths and science grinds for my daughter.
TIA
by lofty
08 Mar 2017, 18:25
Forum: Services Offered/Wanted
Topic: Grinds Available - Irish, English / Maths
Replies: 5
Views: 2112

Re: Grinds Available - Irish, English / Maths

Hi can you call me about Junior cert Maths higher level grinds and Science please 0866030968