Indeed, in my experience in this school a number of years ago, I had to deal with a very difficult and potentially dangerous situation of intransigent conflict between two groups of pupils who defined themselves along racial lines.
Millions of pounds of public money have been poured into campaigns designed to convince intransigent bottle-users of the error of their ways.
To many of his compatriots, this intransigent defender of French grandeur saved the honor of the nation during World War II and restored its institutions and status.
I am still proud to call myself Australian, although I am embarrassed that my government is proving so intransigent and stubborn.
For one, it is even more rigidly unable to cope with changes in the pool than an old industrial firm coping with an intransigent union.
Steel unions blame the company's intransigent management, the ease with which workers can be axed in the UK and the punitive strength of sterling for the latest cuts.
‘We put a number of scenarios to them to try and get something in the package for everybody but they were very intransigent , they refused to move,’ he said.
One more sour and intransigent despot finds his end.
It would be politically expedient to withdraw them, but the reason for their presence is an intransigent regime that refuses to do anything to allay suspicions that it is developing weapons of mass destruction.
But it looks like I might have to so because Sligo County Council are proving very intransigent on this issue.