Career Change


#546

There’s less than 5 journalists in Ireland.

The other content providers probably followed Alison O’Reilly’s advice


#547

I’ve received a call from a retired inspector I’d be friendly with. There may be an option to enter the Defence Forces and be carted up the ladder to Intelligence work. Serious pay. Interesting conversation. Be something different. We’ll see.


#548

You set that up beautifully


#549

He read your post on here and tracked you down in two hours. Fair play.


#550

They’re always watching :eyes:


#551

High risk but big gains.


#552

Lads, thanks for all the support/piss taking etc. I went out and got shit faced last night. Feel like a new man this morning, my whole life ahead of me now. It’s unreal what a feed of beer will do, the clarity of thought today is off the charts.


#553

The very best of luck


#554

Did you pile on a savage amount of weight in the gards did you?
Leaving will probably add 15 or 20 years to your life


#555

I’ve an unreal body, mate.


#556


#557

Holy fuck. teaching, guards, farming, One safe balls !


#558

We can’t all be international spies like yourself Mr. Bond :rollseyes:


#559

The IFSC brigade in here will he feared up to hear that.


#560

Whatever you decide to do, your epals will back you 100%.


#562

Best of luck with your next step pal. My auld fella was in the job and stuck it out to 57 (the then retirement age), 13 years after a gurrier stabbed him in the throat and very nearly killed him. For all the jibes lads make about Guards, it’s a tough enough gig.

He also often said that he’d loved to have been a journalist. I’ve experienced a bit of that profession over the years, and it’s a fairly precarious job that I wouldn’t rush to recommend to too many