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beat Banaghan

1. obsolete To be beyond the bounds of imagination or belief, as of a surprising, shocking, or amazing occurrence. Primarily heard in Ireland. The dog figured out how to open the latch on the fence, and the cows took off after him! This beats Banaghan, to be sure.
2. obsolete To tell amazing, imaginative stories. Primarily heard in Ireland. That auld fellow looks to be a sailor type; sure, he's been beating Banaghan to us all evening long.
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There's been more interest in Joel over there than in royal engagement souvenirs," Monaghan's manager Jim Banaghan said.
Meninga "Mal is comfortable doing what he does for Queensland and at this stage I can tell you no offer has been made," Meninga's agent, Jim Banaghan, said.
I tabled Parliamentary questions resulting in a meeting with the managing director of London Midland, Steve Banaghan, and head of communications, Rachel Webster.
The crisis became so bad that senior managers, led by managing director Steve Banaghan, went to Snow Hill Station to apologise to passengers in person.
Central Trains' managing director Stephen Banaghan said: "We concluded that a complete smoking ban on station property is not only desirable, but represents the clearest, simplest arrangement.
Central Trains' managing director Steve Banaghan said: 'We apologise to all passengers, particularly on such a busy day for Christmas shopping.
In the Republic we engaged Unique Spring Water as our distributors, which is run by Ann and Cathall Banaghan whose enthusiasm has worked so well in conjunction with our PR and media operations.
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Banaghan (1997) reports that, among Internet service customers, technical support has become increasingly important in that 60 percent of users believe that twenty-four hour help desk support is important.
Schmidt says Leinster weren't fooled by a change in tactics by Bath at the Rec - that the inclusion of influential players like Stephen Donald and Matt Banaghan has made them a more difficult side to read.
I think it's best that we let a bit of the heat and emotion go out of the situation before we starting negotiating and the English clubs think that's a good idea," said the player's agent Jim Banaghan.