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road hog

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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1050 on: May 04, 2013, 06:31:30 PM »
I remember the chippie in cromac square bjay
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« Reply #1051 on: May 04, 2013, 08:22:44 PM »
Anyone remember Meli's chippy on Roseberry Road?  Amongst the very best chips available anywhere on the planet !  I seem to recall a Meli's in Cromac Square also.

ritchies on the woodstock was a cracker

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« Reply #1052 on: May 05, 2013, 11:35:55 AM »
Was Ritchie's the one opposite Kipper Kerr's fish shop, and the Rex cinema?

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« Reply #1053 on: May 07, 2013, 02:13:23 PM »
yes ritchies was across from the winkie,and another opposite ravenhill ave.?

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« Reply #1054 on: May 07, 2013, 03:45:41 PM »
meli`s lived in ravenhill ave,corner house carlingford st.someone just told me the chippie facing ravenhill ave was called knowles chippy

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« Reply #1055 on: May 07, 2013, 10:46:33 PM »
Hi I remember the Mc manus shop on the corner of Wilowfield Drive. I went about with Roseleen Mc manus?? Also Sister Bernadeena :-( still get nightmares she was awful awful!! I lived in Omeath Street.  :P Left Belfast in 1971
Sorry to be so smart but don't you mean Willowfield Parade?

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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1056 on: May 09, 2013, 08:22:40 PM »
Marty,  did you ever go for your chips at the Red Rooster ??

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« Reply #1057 on: May 09, 2013, 08:26:11 PM »
Very rarely,a certain  sectarian gang ,used it as a meeting place

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« Reply #1058 on: May 09, 2013, 08:36:12 PM »
A few years back they built a bonfire at the top end of Dromore Street, right on top of a Phoenix gas pipe.   Blew the bejesus out of a Chinese take away shop on the Woodstock Road corner.
You couldn't make it up !!!


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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1059 on: May 10, 2013, 10:38:01 PM »
Very rarely,a certain  sectarian gang ,used it as a meeting place

marty the dromore st mob called themselfs after that bloody chippie . naff name  :D they had us on our toes many a time. must have been a nightmare for danny boyd living up there.

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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1060 on: May 11, 2013, 12:49:59 PM »
My grandparents lived in Dromore Street up until the mid sixties - Thank God they didn't live there during the troubles!

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« Reply #1061 on: May 11, 2013, 01:27:59 PM »
Olelad ,always thought the Woodstock. Tartan hung out there ,imagine the catholic  population,behaving in the same manner towards the Protestant  people,but I suppose nothing changes..read the headline  in today's  Irish news. .bigotry  and hatred ,naked sectarianism is THEIR  culture

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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1062 on: May 11, 2013, 09:50:11 PM »
Olelad ,always thought the Woodstock. Tartan hung out there ,imagine the catholic  population,behaving in the same manner towards the Protestant  people,but I suppose nothing changes..read the headline  in today's  Irish news. .bigotry  and hatred ,naked sectarianism is THEIR  culture

every bloody st back then had a gang. a mix of tartans and hanger ons i suppose. some streets were worst than others. dromore st and cregegh st been a pain in the [censored]. dromore st mob were a bit older than us but that never stopped them from chaseing us. the worst kicking i ever got was near there . in fact that wee street of the cregagh rd leading towards the bowling club in loopland. mob of them pulled me down and kicked the crap out of me, in fact afew tryed to drag me down a entery but some of the mob pulled them away (thank god)  and let me get away. battered and brusied maybe but alive and kicking.

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« Reply #1063 on: May 12, 2013, 06:32:26 PM »
Hi swlradio..careful what you say about gusties.....have look at the threads. From last December ,some guy called Sj  wasn't. Happy when I give my reflections  on the school  :)

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Re: st anthonys parish east belfast
« Reply #1064 on: May 12, 2013, 08:44:29 PM »
Olelad,   Cregagh tartan were our great foe.   As luck would have it I never got a kicking.   If the odds were against us we ran, if not we got our retaliation in first.  Several good slappings were dished out to those miscreants, and methinks they were well deserved.   After 5 years of Gusties we were battle hardened  !!