Irish Dock Overboard Oh-Nos

Crane safety in Ireland

When a crane overload causes an over-load



#1: Notice the white car upside-down in the water...
Crane Safety on an Irish Dock

#2: White car on its way up, with a slight load on the crane...


#3: Almost got it up - waiting for the water to drain out?


#4: OOOOOOPS! Down goes the crane on top of the white car...


#5: Say goodbye to Crane #1...


#6: No problem - bring in a heavier crane - with better brace support!


#7: Piece of cake - bring up both the white car and Crane #1...


#8: White car out of the way... now for bringing up Crane #1...


#9: OOOOOOPS! Say bye to Crane #2...


The actual location for this event is in Roundstone, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Only the first crane rolled over into the harbor, the second crane did not tip over.

QuotaBills
My soul is still Irish. - Ciaran Hinds

I am very proud to be Irish. - Philip Treacy

I hope my ship comes in before my dock rots. - Unknown

There are not many Irish people playing tennis. - Goran Ivanisevic

The Danes and the Irish have a great simpatico. - Pierce Brosnan

My dad's Irish music was such a huge influence. - Dido Armstrong

An Irish wedding is a tame thing to an Irish funeral. - Mary Deasy

Yelling Irish, you can sound like an angry Leprechaun. - Norman Reedus

Where would the Irish be without someone to be Irish at? - Elizabeth Bowen

Ireland is a fruitful mother of genius, but a barren nurse. - Unknown

My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me. Why should it? - Carroll O'Connor

I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt. - Edna O'Brien

There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. - John Millington Synge

The Irish forgive their great men when they are safely buried. - Unknown

In Ireland, a writer is looked upon as a failed conversationalist. - Unknown

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. - Winston Churchill

It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant. - James Joyce

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history. - Fiona Shaw

The Irish are a very fair people, they never speak well of one another. - Unknown

A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the Doctor's book. - Irish Proverb

If Columbus has an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock. - Arthur J. Goldberg

The Irish and British, they love satire, it's a large part of the culture. - Ben Nicholson

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door. - Martin McGuinness

We Irish will never achieve anything; but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks. - Oscar Wilde

I am who I am: an Irish Catholic kid, working class from Long Island. And I made it big. - Bill O'Reilly

The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill. - Harold Nicolson

The trouble with Ireland is that it's a country full of genius, with absolutely no talent. - Hugh Leonard

Irish boomerang: It doesn't come back, it just sings sad songs about how much it wants to. - Unknown

I think the genetics of being Irish are that you sort of prefer when it's rainy and cloudy. - Kate Flannery

Ireland is a small but insuppressible island half an hour nearer the sunset than Great Britain. - Thomas Kettle

I grew up in an Irish Catholic family, and I think they force you to watch every James Cagney movie. - Jimmy Fallon

I think I'm going to keep my Irish accent forever now in any movie I make, because chicks dig it. - Chris O'Dowd

I was freelancing for years in Cork and around. I also wrote freelance pieces for 'The Irish Times.' - Kevin Barry

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat. - Alex Levine

In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame. - Phil Donahue

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

As I told Piers Morgan, 'Catholics have confession, whereas Northern Irish Protestants only have interviews.' - James Nesbitt

If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain. - William Howard Taft

With such riches as I have in life, you're always nervous. Being Irish, you're waiting for something to knock it sideways. - Pierce Brosnan

Franklin D. Roosevelt: "Why do you Irish always answer a question with a question?",
New York Mayor Al Smith: "Do we now?" - Franklin D Roosevelt


see also   Bizarre,  Safety   &  Work  Sections
China’s Building Standards
Dubai Construction Breach
Going Green for Ireland
Habby Sin Pad-Riggs Dey!
Irish Alzheimers
Irish Bar
Irish Birth Control
Irish Diplomacy
Irish Drink
Irish Exam
Irish Flood
Irish Rugby Fans
Irish Sky Garden Crater
Irish Sunblock
Irish Virgin
Irish Weather Forecasting
Irishman’s First Baseball Game
New B.C. Ferry
Skidboot
St. Patrick’s Dog
Swimming Buddies

 

Daddy, Can I Ride It?

Daily Trivia I

Post-it Succession Planning

Vacuum Cleaning Skills

Stay Off The Grass

Best Tea Cup

An Evening Prayer

Stealing A Bass

Beware Of Sign

Two Meals In One

Moses Tea

Daily Inspiration

Ford Door Lock

Found The Jackpot

2fer Sudoku Puzzles C
Full list of creditsFacebookTwitterDiggStumbleUponDelicious

22-Apr-2018