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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Bad manners are still in rude health in modern Ireland

Published 11/09/2016 | 02:30

No manners: A woman was outraged that her pregnant daugther was left standing
No manners: A woman was outraged that her pregnant daugther was left standing

Let's get a few things straight.

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The news that a pregnant woman was forced to stand on the Dart this week because nobody would give up their seat for her is not actually news.

No, as our American friends might say, it's an anecdote is all. But it's an instructive and rather depressing one.

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