RNLI scum


I have a really disturbing tale about these cunts that I need to relay to @Funtime.

You literally couldn’t make it up. Left a family living with an utter nightmare for 22 years due to their incompetence.


Do you plan on finishing this story mate or have they gotten to you too?


Sounds like one he would be better off allowing Gareth o callaghan to run with


Did @Dav1 get married?


Front page of the paper today and all


Not @Dav1 hes married to the sea.

Why the fuck do these pricks need pagers? That’s where the money in the tin goes, on pagers for donegal cunts who have a grand old time ‘rescuing’ yacht folk while probably half pissed at a wedding and then expect to be thanked for it


Sounds like an all too familiar tale with these fuckers unfortunately BT. Let me k ow the details and I’ll add it to the tales of woe and treachery that I log for them.


@Dav1 why does Aideen cresswell think that she has the right to dictate who gets rescued and who perishes on the seas around howth from beyond the grave? Would be a lot more dignified if she gave her inheritance to Seymour and kept her meddling away from Irish coastal rescue.


Would have been easier to drive up to shankill road and throw it out the window - the Uvf would have got it quicker


She tried the coastguard account but it was offshore.
The queens men gladly took it.


Loves the sea me…


I wonder if @funtime can account for his movements over the weekend

“They took the till, but we had emptied it that day, so there was nothing in it. They also took a full RNLI charity box, which people had been giving money to.”


That’s the second liberation of rnli tithes in recent weeks. Presumably the takings were redistributed to hard pressed fishermen. The tide is turning on these bastards. I urge all forum members to target any seaside front that they use to collect their taxes and show the shopkeeper that anyone facilitating the enemy will be treated as a colluder.


It happens twice a day to them




Patricia Barnett and Patrick Murphy leaving Letterkenny Circuit Court (Photo: North West Newspix)
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    A man who falsely claimed on Facebook that his neighbour was having an affair with another woman has been ordered to pay more than €32,000 in damages.

Anthony Downes also referred on the social media site to the man’s wife as being overweight and that her exercise regime was not working.

The false claims were among a tirade of insults launched against Patricia Barnett and her husband, RNLI volunteer Paddy Murphy, for no apparent reason.

Downes admitted defamation at Letterkenny Circuit Civil Court in Co Donegal today.

Mr Murphy told the court: “He (Downes) was indicating that I was having an affair. That was totally and utterly untrue.”

Downes said: “I fully and sincerely apologise for the harm done, for my unjust attack on their reputation and for the nasty nature of the comments.”

Judge James O’Donoghue described the attack as “scurrilous and reckless”.

The couple, from Buncrana in Donegal, took a defamation action against Downes, which was settled today.

Downes, who did not appear in court, admitted writing the posts and apologised unreservedly to the couple.

Mrs Barnett, a podiatrist, told the court that she barely knew Downes and knew of no reason why he would have posted a number of attacks against her on her private and business Facebook pages.

The court heard how Downes accused her husband, of The Crescent, Buncrana, of having an affair with another woman and also referred to her as being overweight, saying that her exercise regime was not working.

Ms Barnett said that she took screenshots of the Facebook posts, which appeared on February 5 and 6, 2015, and later deleted them before contacting Gardai.

She said the posts had both hurt her personally and professionally and said she had later met clients, who had not come back to her business because of the embarrassment the postings caused.

Mr Murphy, who is his wife’s office manager and also an active member of the RNLI in Buncrana, said he was horrified by the Facebook postings.

He added that the post had been shared nine times on Facebook and was also liked a number of times.

Anthony Downes (Photo: North West Newspix)
He said that he and his wife had to speak to their 15-year-old twins about the incident and explain to them that it was not true.

Barrister for the couple, Patricia McCalum, instructed by solicitor David Henry, said they were seeking damages.

Barrister for Downes, Mr Peter Nolan said his client had agreed to give an apology to Ms Barnett and Mr Murphy.

The apology, read to the court, said: “I, Anthony Downes, The Bungalow, The Crescent, Buncrana, Co Donegal, am responsible and I accept responsibility for the posting on Facebook of comments about Patricia Barnett."

Patrick Murphy and Ann Harkin, which comments were irresponsible and false and without doubt took the good name and reputation of the persons mentioned, namely Patricia Barnett, Patrick Murphy and Anne Harkin.

“I fully and sincerely apologise for the harm done, for my unjust attack on their reputation and for the nasty nature of the comments.

“The people named are the people of the highest calibre and character and on my part, I accept that were they to be believed they would drag

these people’s names through the mud and bring them down in the eyes of the persons reading these remarks.

“I have no rational explanation for the posting of the comments. I had borne some ill will or grudge to these people and that ill will was taken out by posting the remarks on Facebook.

“I am ashamed and embarrassed by the harm and distress caused to my neighbours.

“I promise faithfully that there will never be a repetition of the behaviour or publications and I would ask anybody that read the posts to ignore them and to continue to hold the targets of my remarks in the high esteem in which they were held prior to my unjust interference in their lives.”

Judge James O’Donoghue said: “The court is satisfied that both were wronged and their names seriously sullied.”

He awarded Ms Barnett €20,000 in damages and Mr Murphy a further €12,500 in damages and ordered that one of them receive their costs in the case.

He also issued a general warning that the posting of Facebook comments was sometimes a “highly dangerous activity”.

“People, perhaps with alcohol late at night, can post these remarks and injure people’s character. It is a highly dangerous activity and can result in long term hurt to families and people’s good names and this is an example of that,” he said.

Anne Harkin, the third plantiff in the case, is due to have her case heard by videolink form Australia in the coming days.

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That makes no sense. They’ve given the reason right there.


Is this Downes fella actually @Funtime?


So if your in the RNLI you can cheat on your podiatrist scumbag wife with some cunt who left in shame to Australia and when a man of character (and father of twins) exposes this on social media, the legal system and corrupt Donegal policing row in behind the vested interests and protect their rnli mate?
Reopen the mcbrearty tribunal and let’s expose bennet and Murphy for what they are - a corrupt foot witch doctor and her office bitch, who also peddles in marine extortion on the side.
Downes is only guilty of one thing - thinking he could take on city hall and get a fair hearing.


Toasting Anthony Downes the only way I know how


Don’t mention the Royal Cork Yacht Club, another shower of knobbers.