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Postby Doon Massive » Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:49 pm

don't know any of these people :P
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Postby stupid like a fox » Thu Sep 08, 2005 5:47 pm

obviously not a regular in martins of the doon then doon massive...though i suspect these individuals are known all over doon. what rock did you say you hid under?

probably some ungodly one... :oops:
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Postby Biff O'Mahon » Sat Sep 10, 2005 2:08 pm

I seem to recall Paddy Kirwan going by the moniker of 'BigSac'.

And of course all Birr hullers will answer to 'Mush' :)
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Postby gaaa head » Sat Sep 10, 2005 4:12 pm

David 'Jobber' Bannon -its a family thing.
Alan 'The Super' McNamee-i dont know
Mark 'Chino' Cole-i don't know.
Niall 'Chino' Cole
Paraic 'The Sull Bull' Sullivan
David 'nDaithi Smokey' Hope- likes to sing songs
Derek 'The Ludi' Kellaghan-don't know
Paul 'Gizmo' Glennon- once slept beside a dog called Gizmo
Ronan 'THe Hefty' Heavy -pure sarcasm
Ciaran 'The Hefty' Heavy-sarcasm again
Eddie 'The Horse' Byrne-eats like one.
Alan 'Launcher' Kellaghan-self explanatory
John 'Jockey' Jones-don't know.
Gordon 'Turkey' Kerrigan
Paul 'Poker' Dunne
Davy 'The Mighty' Quinn- mighty friendly
Mark 'Bugsy' Malone- the film I guess
Aidan 'Braxton' Brereton
Darren 'Daz' McKenna
Bill/Frank 'Snake' Glennon
Sean Og 'Hooper' Farrell
Paul 'Boiler' Dunne-family again
Michael 'Gilly' McCabe
Michael 'Foxy' Kennedy
Michael 'Monster' Casey-once a monstrous threat to the opposing full back
Tony' The Silver Fox' Kenny-a wise head on the field
From the line:
Paddy 'Whitey' Quinn
along with brothers, the Yellowhammer, the Lugs and the Blackie

Eileen 'The Kerr' Kerrigan
Norman 'Stormin' Fleming
Cathal 'Mussels' Leavy-i can only assume sarcasm again
'The Bud' Leavy

Whoever 'Topsoil' from Saint Rynaghs is takes the biscuit......
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Postby OffalyManAway » Sat Sep 10, 2005 4:42 pm

Rhode is ridiculous for nicknames, probably more so than anywhere else I'd say. My favourite (non footballer) is "The Plague" Doolin. Also, in Rochfortbridge apparantly theres a fella that does a bit of painting to earn a crust and of course is known as "The Dauber". Gotta love it !.
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Postby Seán Boyle Ó Rathallaigh » Sat Sep 10, 2005 11:35 pm

I best I heard was for some non-GAA people:-

Two fellahs I know of, the father is called "Sausage" and the son is called "Cocktail"
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Postby Hyper » Mon Sep 12, 2005 10:08 am

Father and son jockeys - Niall "Boots" Madden and the son Niall "Slippers" Madden
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Postby Lone Shark » Mon Sep 12, 2005 11:21 am

Knew a lad in college for years known as the Rock. Younger brother came up to UCD some years later, only to be known as the Pebble. Has since been abbreviated to Peb and he now uses is all the time.
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Postby sparklin » Tue Sep 13, 2005 7:04 pm

Tommy Quinn from Ballycumber is known as "Timber" and his son is now called "Splinter".
Lorcan Halligan is "Chunk" or "Chunk The Hunk" as he likes to be called, his brother is "Shada".
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Postby doobane man » Tue Sep 13, 2005 9:39 pm

Ferbane boasts a "Slant" Maher and an offspring called "Slope"
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Postby stupid like a fox » Wed Sep 14, 2005 2:09 pm

ex shannonbridge player was known as 'feathers' now his brother is known as 'mini feathers'
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Postby Lea-Bally-man » Fri Sep 16, 2005 11:55 am

:idea: Eddie Larkin from Ballycumber is known as Sparkie
This progressed and he is now called “the Plug”
His girlfriend is “the Socket”
:idea: :idea: :idea: :twisted:
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Postby Subiaco » Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:04 pm

There was a school teacher in Portlaoise with the nickname 'Chip'. When his son started in the school, he was given the name 'Marmalade', cos he was Little Chip.
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Postby TheManFromFerbane » Tue Oct 18, 2005 2:42 pm

WHAT KIND OF SICKOS ARE YEE UP THERE!
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Postby Trib » Tue Oct 18, 2005 6:42 pm

I think after two long lists courtesy of 'my knee hurts' it should be remember that he once acquired the nickname FEZ after the guy in That 70s Show.
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