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PAT GILROY last night insisted the match officials should be applauded for overturning a Dublin wide - after confirmation it was a point from a replay on Croke Park's big screen.
We applauded Walter's surprise entry into the council chamber as did many others but, unlike Mr Charlton, we didn't take a head count of who applauded and who did not.
I always thought applause was a vehicle for showing visible and audible appreciation of the efforts and talents of others and that a modicum of modesty was called for on the part of those applauded, so as not to appear conceited.
In the Friendly Cup Final of 1984, Watford fans applauded the Everton players as they jogged past with the FA Cup.
Beckham was shown a yellow card for dissent and then a red after he sarcastically applauded referee Arturo Dauden Ibanez in the 87th minute of the Primera Liga game at the Bernabeu.
Beckham was shown a yellow card for dissent and then a straight red after he sarcastically applauded referee Arturo Dauden Ibanez in the 87th minute of the Primera Liga game at the Bernabeu.
Sure, there were pockets of people inside the hall--maybe three or four dozen--who refused to applaud or acknowledge the day's guest of honour in any way But the rest applauded on cue and even gave Morgentaler two standing ovations as he rattled on about what a wonderful fellow he was and how--wait for it--"the crime rate, especially violent crime, has been decreasing because there are fewer unwanted children.
Then they applauded some more when cast members took their bows.
Janis, in turn, offered special thanks to Kristy Holt, engineer, Turner Construction Company for successfully chairing PWC's Dinner Dance Committee for the second year in a row, and applauded the other Committee members: Linda Christensen, Esq.
The masterworks, for example Balanchine's Agon, performed by Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Graham's Embattled Garden, performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company, were warmly applauded.
Not everyone was enthusiastic about his statements but Michael Young, a columnist for the English-language Beirut Daily Star, applauded Shaftari's repentance.
Judy Waxman, Director of Government Affairs at Families USA, applauded the move, saying, "Consumers would be thrilled not to have to wait the extra time, and doctors would be thrilled not to be second-guessed by clerks.