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Incidentally, her record read in a similar fashion to her PrivateAccount half-sister Gombeen, who had been sold by Juddmonte the previous year for just $8,000 having produced just one winner from seven foals.
We will do our best to ensure she and the gombeen class that act as her cheerleaders get that message.
We will do our best to ensure she and the gombeen [moneylender] class that act as her cheerleaders get that message.
Also, based on his analysis of social class within the League, McMahon sees the attempt to build membership by attracting the support and at least nominal leadership of local bigwigs (including gombeen shopkeepers) as a leading factor in the organization's failure to take root among those who actually did speak Irish, the people of the various Gaeltachtai, all of which continued to decline despite the foundation and rapid expansion of the League.
32) Alan Ruddock and John Bums, 'Goodbye Gombeen Man', The Sunday Times (London), 20 November 1994, 19.
Maybe he was misquoted or perhaps somebody trying to ruin his good reputation by coming out with such a gombeen statement.
He will come from the gombeen men and the usurious shopkeepers, or the cunning and successful peasant who lays field to field.
And in order to be a convincing physio, I got some lessons from a real physiotherapist, because I didn't want to look like a right gombeen who knew nothing.
Gombeen men -- Merchants who lent money at an exorbitant rate
During his life Larkin avoided public comment on poets whose work he was unable to praise, but the reader of The Selected Letters now found that in private he jokily caricatured Heaney as "the Gombeen man" (SL 636).
He identifies Ann, who in one aspect personifies the entire Irish community, with its single most despised element, the Gombeen Men, whose most prominent social function, in addition to making money, was to institute foreclosures.