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first_imgTwenty-two-year-old Preston Skeete of South Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden; and also of Victory Valley, Wismar, Linden, was on Wednesday remanded to prison by Magistrate Annette Singh for the offence of attempted murder.It is alleged that he wounded 25-year-old Kevin Valladores, a labourer, of Central Amelia’s Ward, Linden on September 6, 2018 with intent to murder him. The incident occurred at about 19:00h at Victory Valley, Wismar. According to reports, Valladores was at a shop in Victory Valley imbibing along with Skeete and othersRemanded: Preston Skeetewhen an argument ensued between the two. Skeete is alleged to have choked the victim, before allegedly pulling out a knife and slitting his throat. He then made good his escape. Following the alleged incident, Valladores placed a rag to his throat, which was reportedly bleeding profusely and ran East along Sunflower Street, Wismar. He was picked up by a public-spirited citizen in a motorcar but subsequently exited the vehicle while at Mackenzie/Wismar Bridge while awaiting the traffic light.Valladores reportedly then ran in the direction of the Linden Hospital Complex (LHC) holding onto his throat. He was reportedly then placed into another car by public spirited citizens and rushed to the LHC where he was treated for an eight-inch laceration to his neck. Skeete, who later went into hiding, was apprehended by Police and charged in connection with the offence. The case will continue on January 11, 2019.last_img read more

first_img0Shares0000Western Stima captain Wesley Kembou goes down under a challenge from Sofapaka’s Soter Kayumba during a Kenyan Premier League match at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on January 2, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluKISUMU, Kenya, Jan 2 – Sofapaka picked their third consecutive Kenyan Premier League 2018/2019 season draw after playing to a 1-1 stalemate with unbeaten Western Stima at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Thursday.In Nakuru, AFC Leopards finally picked up their first three points of the season with a 2-0 win over Posta Rangers who were under new coach John Kamau. Robinson Kamura scored a first half brace for Ingwe who moved their tally for the season to six points after picking three draws and a loss in their opening four games of the campaign.Meanwhile, Mathare United remained top of the standings with a 2-1 victory over winless Kenya Commercial Bank at the Kasarani Stadium.Cliff Nyakeya scored from the spot for his fourth goal of the season early in the first half before Clifford Alwanga doubled the tally for the slum boys five minutes to the break. Chris Onyango scored from the spot in the 92nd minute for KCB’s consolation.Nzoia Sugar and Tusker FC meanwhile also picked up identical 2-0 wins over Ulinzi Stars and Vihiga United respectively. Henry Ochieng scored twice for Nzoia against the soldiers while Sidney Ochieng grabbed a brace for Tusker at Ruaraka taking his season tally to three.In Awendo, Sony Sugar beat Kakamega Homeboyz 2-1 while Bandari and Zoo Kericho played to a barren stalemate in Kericho.Earlier, Mount Kenya United picked their first point of the season with a 1-1 draw at home against Kariobangi Sharks.At the Moi Stadium in Kisumu, captain of the day Elli Asieche scored the equalizer for Batoto ba Mungu to earn them a point against hosts Stima who had gone ahead via a Vincent Odongo goal.Coming off the backdrop of identical 2-2 draws, Sofapaka knew they needed to pick a win if their title credentials were to be taken seriously.After a slow start occasioned by the sweltering heat in Kisumu, Sofapaka showed signs of hunger and in the 12th minute, Asieche tried his luck with a shot from range which flew straight to keeper Samuel Odhiambo’s arms.In the 26th minute, Luke Ochieng pulled a brilliant tackle to sweep the ball off Umaru Kassumba’s feet as the Ugandan raced to a through ball from Mike Oduor.Stima should have gone ahead on the half hour mark when the Sofapaka backline was caught napping and Johanna Mwita sneaked behind them, but keeper Richard Aimo bailed out his defenders with a brilliant save with his foot.Three minutes later, Aimo had to make another great save to deny Odongo after Mwita’s cross had landed on his path isolated on the left.Coming back into the second half, Sofapaka were stunned because of lack of concentration, a quick throw-in catching the defense line in sixes and sevens and Odongo saw space with keeper Aimo out and swung the ball into the far left corner.Sofapaka though gave a response on the hour mark when Asieche swung the ball in from the edge of the six yard box after the Stima defense had failed to clear an Oduor cross.But Stima were already high in confidence and the introduction of Baron Oketch in attack had added some pace into the game. The former Ulinzi Stars and Gor Mahia man came close in the 66th minute when he left his marker for dead on the right but his shot was punched away by Aimo.Quarter of an hour to the end, John Avire who had been shushed by the Stima defense found a way through into the box sent in by another great Oduor ball, but his shot didn’t have enough power behind it, Stima keeper Odhiambo picking it easily.Ten minutes to the break, the hard working Oduor was unlucky to be denied by the bar when he cut in from the right to shoot with his weaker left foot.Despite increased pressure, Sofapaka could not change the color of the game with head coach Melis Medo growing extremely frustrated on the touchline.Sofapaka have now drawn three of their five games, winning one and losing the other.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

first_imgA man threw his partner and her daughter out of a car and then punched and kicked a Garda in the groin as he tried to arrest him.Dean Bradley appeared at Letterkenny District Court in Co Donegal following the drunken episode. Gardai were called by the distraught woman when Bradley, 28, went berserk at Carrigart on August 4th 2017.He kicked the woman and her daughter out of the Fiat Punto car and attempted to get behind the wheel.Gardai arrived and tried to arrest Bradley but he punched one of them in the chest and tried to run away.Gardai pursued him but he then kicked one of the Gardai in the groin but as he tried to give chase, Bradley then slammed a gate on him.The accused man was finally apprehended when he fell head-first into a ditch injuring his mouth.When arresting him, Bradley then began to spit blood at the Gardai.The court was told that Bradley had become a different man since his foster mother died in 2012.He now had mental health issues but was trying to address them as best as he could and was now living in England with a partner and is holding down a job in construction.Judge Paul Kelly asked if the Gardai were seriously injured in the incident but were told that they did not require medical attention but had been sore as a result of the attack.Bradley publically apologised to both Gardai saying “I’m really sorry. I was out of line and out of order.”Judge Kelly told Bradley that he should thank the Gardai for the way in which they approached the attack.Solicitor Rory O’Brien asked the court to find a way to find a goal for his client and give him one last chance.Judge Kelly said “This was an extremely abusive and unreasonable situation and he resisted as forcefully as he could.”He fined Bradley a total of €600.Man kicked Gardai in groin and spat blood in his face was last modified: November 16th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgThe Mulroy girls soccer teamMulroy College 3 East Glendalough 1Mulroy College from Milford have reached another all Ireland final in soccer after their senior girls soccer team defeated East Glendalough from Wicklow in the all Ireland semi-final in Monaghan.Mulroy started the game very strong with them going close in the opening minutes. The girls continued to dominate the play and broke through with a goal from Caoimhe Walsh in the 17th minute.A second goal came in the 34th minute from Nicola Devenney who was rewarded for all her hard work previously.Mulroy scored a third goal in the second half from Zoe Green after some excellent play down the left side.East Glendalough continued to battle and were rewarded with a goal half way through the second half. Mulroy were unfortunate not to get a fourth with a number of chances from Walsh and Green. It was a fantastic team performance from the Mulroy girls.MULROY COLLEGE REACH ANOTHER ALL-IRELAND FINAL! was last modified: January 21st, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ALL-IRELAND FINALMilfordMulroy Collegesoccerlast_img read more

first_imgJim McGuinness has sensationally stepped down as Donegal manager.Jim McGuinness has stepped down as Donegal manager.It is understood the Glenties man texted all the players individually to inform them of his decision.No statement has yet been released by the All-Ireland winning manager. But a tweet on the official Donegal GAA twitter and Facebook accounts confirmed the news this evening.McGuiness had just completed a fourth year at the helm of managing Donegal.Many felt he may stay on as Donegal manager for perhaps a fifth year after his side were beaten by Kerry in the All-Ireland final recently.However, it now appears that the search is now on for a manager to replace the most successful manager in Donegal GAA history. The following is the official statement on the Donegal GAA website.CLG Dhún na nGall wish to announce that Jim McGuinness has formally stepped down from his position as Senior Football Team Manager with immediate effect.CLG Dhún na nGall wish to thank Jim for his massive contribution during his tenure over the last five years, as Under 21 and Senior Football Team Manager.During this term, he has brought unprecedented success to our county and has made every Donegal person across the globe very proud of their county and their players.During his tenure he has guided our Under 21 footballers to an All-Ireland final, having won the county’s first U21 provincial title since 1995. As senior team manager, he guided the county to four provincial finals, winning three of them, and guided the county team to a record two All-Ireland final appearances in the space of three years, winning a historic second All Ireland for the county in 2012.We wish Jim and Yvonne and their family every success in the future.BREAKING NEWS: JIM McGUINNESS STEPS DOWN AS DONEGAL MANAGER was last modified: October 4th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalJim McGuinnesslast_img read more

first_imgCOAST Guard officials had to go to the aid of a tourist again today – after he was badly bitten by a dog.It’s the first reported incident of its kind in Malin Head this year.But it follows several incidents in the same area last year when FOUR tourists were bitten in separate incidents. That sparked a Garda probe.In a statement today, the Irish Coast Guard had to warn tourists going to Malin Head to be particularly careful.“People should be aware of this incident and several other incidents last year,” said a spokesperson.Tourists have been flocking to Ireland’s most northerly point this year – especially since more than 40 dolphins have taken up residence in the waters off the local beach. It brings to five the known number of incidents involving foreign visitors to the area.In August last year a Spanish tourist had to be taken to hospital after suffering horrific bite injuries.Then two Italian tourists ran to the Coast Guard station for help after also being attacked.That followed an incident last July in which Belgian tourist arrived in Malin town seeking help. He had horrendous leg injuries after being mauled.Gardai are probing the latest attack. Dolphins in the water at Malin head today. Tourists have been flocking there to see them.ANGER AS ANOTHER TOURIST SAVAGED BY A DOG AT MALIN HEAD was last modified: July 25th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:bitecoast guarddog attackdolphinsdonegaldonegal daily newsInishowen NewsMalin Headrescuelast_img read more

first_imgTERMON and Carndonagh Ladies are celebrating after taking the titles in the Ladies Football finals held at St Mary’s Convoy on Sunday.Termon overcame Glenfin in the senior final to win yet another championship.And Carndonagh won the Battle of Inishowen, defeating Buncrana to take the Junior Championship. A large crowd attended the double header today, giving a huge boost to the ladies game. DONEGAL LGFA NEWS: TERMON AND CARN LAND CHAMPIONSHIPS was last modified: September 8th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buncranaCarndonaghdonegalglenfinLGFATermonlast_img read more

first_imgA West Donegal man has said that a lung transplant would change his life forever.In an interview today on Barrscéalta on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta today, Paddy Ó Maoilchiaráin from Gort an Choirce, called on people to carry organ donor cards and spoke about how a new lung would change his life.Paddy became ill with shortness of breath in 2013, and he has been on the transplant list since April 2017. He said “It’s very difficult sometimes … You’re not able to do what you’d like to do. You might walk out to the car, but then you’d have to sit for five minutes to get your breath back… I might go up the stairs and then I have to sit for five minutes. And I always, always have the oxygen here going into my nose, I’m using it all the time, day and night. There’s no getting away from it.”Paddy explained how he had been called up to Dublin before Christmas as a set of lungs had become available, but unfortunately he was not the best match.He got the call at 3.05 pm and by 7.10 pm he was in the Mater Hospital in Dublin.“There were three of us in total, and the one who was the best match would get the lungs. They came in and told me that unfortunately I wasn’t the best match, that there was another closer match and that I’d be going home. It was a bit difficult at the time, but I said to myself at least someone will get the benefit and that maybe my day was coming soon.” Paddy, who is 57, has 60% capacity in one lung and 40% in the other, and his medical team are hopeful to get one good lung, and that that would be sufficient.“I think if I got a good lung that was 100%, I think I’d have another life altogether.”Paddy, who is on the lung transplant waiting list, said he would encourage everyone to carry a donor card.“I think it’s a great thing and that everyone should carry the card. I never thought about it myself until I got sick … but I think everyone should have one, it might help someone.”Paddy told Áine that he lost five and half stone in weight with Slimming World in order to be eligible for the transplant. He was working up until last year as a bus driver with Joe Mangan until he had to go on oxygen, a job he loved and that he misses greatly. Paddy Ó Maoilchiaráin was interviewed on Monday on Barrscéalta on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.Donegal man says lung transplant would change his life was last modified: January 17th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:gortahorklung transplantPaddy Ó MaoilchiaráinWest Donegallast_img read more

first_imgThe 2019 Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award recipients were unveiled today by Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council Cllr. Nicholas Crossan.The four notable members of the diaspora set to receive this prestigious award in September are author and playwright Frank McGuinness; Dublin based businessman Pat Doherty; US-based attorney Patrick C. Dunican Jr, and; US-based businessman Daniel J. Hilferty.Speaking today Cathaoirleach Cllr. Nicholas Crossan said he was delighted that Donegal County Council working with the Tip O’Neill Awards Committee is recognising four members of the broad Irish Diaspora for their achievements and their interest in, and support of the Irish community. He said “each year the award recipients are always deserving of recognition for their achievements and this year is no different. All four recipients have found success at the top of their field, and this year is particularly special for me with fellow Inishowen men being recognised by Donegal County Council.“Their achievements speak for themselves and I am delighted that we in Donegal County Council, through the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award, are in a position to honour the outstanding contributions made by all four worthy recipients.”He added, “I would also like to pay tribute to the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award Committee who give of their time so willingly to ensure that we can honour these people who have such strong links with Ireland and indeed Donegal.”Frank McGuinness Frank McGuinnessA native of Buncrana, author and playwright Frank McGuinness is best known for his plays including The Factory Girls, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me and Dolly West’s Kitchen. He was educated locally in Buncrana and studied Pure English and Medieval Studies at University College Dublin. Professor McGuinness retired last year from University College Dublin where he lectured in English. He is celebrated as one of Ireland’s greatest living writers.Pat DohertyPat DohertyEmploying over 500 staff across the local community and generating over €100M in revenue in Donegal over the last 10 years, Pat Doherty “The Donegal Man” has never forgotten his roots returning to Buncrana regularly. He takes great joy in reinvesting in Donegal with substantial redevelopment projects such as the Letterkenny Shopping Centre, Redcastle Hotel and Spa and in more recent years in the only five-star Hotel in Donegal, Lough Eske Castle.Patrick C. Dunican JrPatrick C. Dunican JrPatrick C. Dunican Jr is Chairman and Managing Director at Gibbons Law Firm, based in Newark, New Jersey. He is recognised not only as a leader in the legal industry but also as a community leader in the United States. Elected Managing Director in 2004 at the age of 36, he has transformed Gibbons into a major force in the Mid-Atlantic legal market. Mr. Dunican’s four grandparents emigrated to the United States from Counties Donegal, Sligo, Offaly and Mayo. Daniel J. HilfertyDaniel J. HilfertyDaniel J. Hilferty is Chief Executive Officer of Independence Health Group, parent of Independence Blue Cross, one of the leading health insurers in the US. Since becoming CEO in 2010, the company has tripled in size, expanding through its affiliates to 25 states and the District of Columbia, and serving nearly 8 million people across the US.All four will be honoured at the Gala Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Ceremony in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana on Friday September 27th.Chief Executive Seamus Neely said that he was very much looking forward to welcoming these special guests to Donegal in September saying “the Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards ceremony is a very important highlight in the Council’s calendar of events. These awards were introduced as a fitting tribute to honouring on of Donegal’s most illustrious sons ‘Tip O’Neill’ and have become an important way for us to recognise and acknowledge the outstanding achievements and contributions made by the Irish diaspora across the globe. “I am very much looking forward to welcoming this year’s recipients to Donegal and I am delighted that they are in a position to accept this award honouring and recognising their outstanding achievements as prominent members of our diaspora”.The Tip O’ Neill Awards weekend, which will include the Tip O’Neill Golf Challenge on Saturday September 28th September at the award winning Ballyliffin Golf Course, will kick start the first ever “Donegal Connect” initiative. Donegal Connect is aimed at encouraging Donegal Diaspora to come to Donegal to find out for themselves why it is a great county to grow up in, be educated in, work and invest in or retire in. The programme will run for 10 days beginning on September 27th until October 6th and will have something for everyone. Further information is available on www.donegalconnect.comTickets for the Gala Tip O’Neill Irish Diaspora Awards Ceremony in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncrana on Friday September 27th are available for sale at www.localenterprise.ie/Donegal.Four members of the Donegal diaspora to receive 2019 Tip O’Neill Award was last modified: June 18th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Built on quality, integrity, and innovation, we pioneered liquid fertilizer – first in the United States in 1946 and later in Canada in 1973 – formulated to meet the nutritional demands of crops and growing conditions on both sides of the border. We will be celebrating our Ohio roots today, Friday, April 8, 2016.Our two founding companies, The Na-Churs Plant Food Company and Alpine Plant Foods Corporation, captivated growers’ attention and revolutionized farming practices by developing seed-safe, liquid phosphate starters that kick-start strong, early root growth and maximize crop yields. In 1998, The Na-Churs Plant Food Company acquired Alpine Plant Foods Corp. and formed Nachurs Alpine Solutions.Today, an ever-increasing number of farmers in every state and province rely on our in-furrow fertilizer starters, fertigation products, foliar nutrition, and micronutrients on nearly every row crop, fruits, and vegetables. These are just a few reasons why NACHURS is “Always the Innovator, Never the Imitator”.Nachurs Alpine Solutions is a specialty chemical company that formulates, markets and distributes liquid nutrient materials throughout North America. The liquid fertilizers sold by Nachurs Alpine Solutions are true solution materials that are normally sold by the gallon. In addition to the agricultural product lines, Nachurs Alpine Solutions manufactures and sells similar products to the industrial and service industries.For more information visit www.nachurs.com.last_img read more