Bleedin’ PaddiesFebruary 18, 2020 Tim WorstallImmigration4 CommentsCoronavirus: Irish people on ships linked to outbreak Allow the potatoes onto your ship and you get a pneumonia outbreak. Sheesh. previousI’ve not the knowledge to evaluate thisnextWhat horrors! 4 thoughts on “Bleedin’ Paddies” DocBud February 18, 2020 at 2:03 pm Are there any Romans onboard? https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/media/entertainment/asterix-comic-featured-masked-villain-coronavirus-in-the-year-2017/an-uncanny-prophecy/slideshow/74058655.cms Dodgy Geezer February 18, 2020 at 3:32 pm Ah, the ambiguity of the English language. Especially when presented as a headline. What the Irish Foreign Minister said was that there were some Irish nationals on board the ship which is quarantined due to a suspected infection. What it sounds like is that some Irish nationals are carriers of the infection… Pcar February 18, 2020 at 7:51 pm Headline fixed Sinn Féin IRA Testing Chemical & Biological Weapons on Cruise Ship John May 1, 2020 at 8:47 am “They share dual citizenship with another EU country and do not normally live in Ireland”. So why does the bbc choose to highlight the Irish aspect of this situation? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.