[ILUG-Social] pubs open on sunday ?
glen at antefacto.com
Thu Mar 28 15:42:16 GMT 2002
On Thu, 2002-03-28 at 15:21, Niall Walsh wrote:
> Well I'm not religious either (surprise surprise) and while I can
> understand your
> argument regarding the garda, that is entirely unacceptable
> constitutionally (imho).
> Basically either church and state are seperate or they are not and our
> says they are I believe. Now as they are seperate and the garda are
> part of the state,
> then the garda must (as a force) not be religiously biased so they have
> to be able to
> put feet on the street 365x24x7. If we were such a catholic state than
> surely no-one
> would want to go to the pub on Good Friday and hence the pubs wouldn't
> open so we
> wouldn't need the normal garda level. Why the laws?
Well I know from personal experience that there is a garda presence on
Christmas day. The Garda don't get time off as such.
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