Monday, April 03, 2006

St Patrick's Day Festivities Praised

St Patrick's Day had become renowned in the Holyland area for all the wrong reasons. There are normally many reports from local residents about anti-social behaviour, and last year the police made several arrests; none of these turned out to be Queen's students.

The University laid on an unprecedented programme of activities to provide entertainment for students in a controlled environment.

The Gown asked David Farrell, Chairman of the Holyland Residents Group, if he felt the day went off peacefully; he said, "Relatively, until about 18.00, then it reverted back to a similar riotous mood to previous years." However, in what will be interpreted by the University as a veiled complement, he added, "Considering the amount of drugs consumed the officials and universities did a good job!"


Blogger David said...

Interesting assertion. Can someone fill me in on what exactly happened after 18:00 as I am not in the country.

4/04/2006 4:18 am  
Anonymous Jennifer said...

In your absence.....we went ahead and signed the Act of Union.

4/06/2006 11:28 pm  
Blogger David said...

Theres deffinately a : in there signifying the time refered to in in the original thread but I shall make it more clear next time.

4/07/2006 8:56 pm  

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