Warning shot fired at Lusignan Prison

first_img…after man attempted to smuggle ganja into facilityA warning shot was fired at a man who attempted to smuggle ganja and cigarettes among other items into the Lusignan Prison, East Coast Demerara, on Monday morning.The cannabis among other items that were foundReports are that about 01:00h, alerted Policemen and prison personnel manning the eastern towers of the Prison heard “crashing sounds” emanating from the bushes.Shortly after, ranks spotted a male wearing a hoodie emerging from the vegetation in an attempt to evade officers.A warning shot was fired, and he fled back into the thick vegetation. The area was subsequently combed, but the man was not seen. However, three bags containing the items were found and lodged.Among some of the items were 141 packets of cigarettes, 1794 grams of cannabis, four cellular phones, 11 lighters, one power pack, one ear piece, one phone charger and 15 packets of small ziplock bags.In the past, many attempts were made to smuggle items into the lockups or the inmates were found with illegal items after they would have been smuggled into the Prison.Recently, a social media post surfaced which showed inmates at the New Amsterdam Prison hosting a party with alcohol, money, and drugs.At that time, the Director of the Guyana Prison Service, Gladwin Samuels said that while there was no exact or direct evidence as to how the liquor got into the penitentiary, the prisoner who posted the pictures on Facebook had identified the person who took the items into the facility.last_img read more

DEVENNEY RESPONDS TO CRITICISM FROM EAMON MCGEE OVER DUBLIN REMARKS

first_imgEamon McGee blasted comments made by former Donegal players prior to their match with Armagh, calling them ‘ridiculous’ and ‘disrespectful.’Former Donegal star Brendan Devenney has responded to the criticism he has received from Eamon McGee. McGee was seething over comments Devenney made regarding a potential meeting of Donegal and Dublin prior to Saturday’s match with Armagh.McGee blasted the comments, saying it was ridiculous and disrespectful to both Armagh and Monaghan. He also revealed that the players and management within the Donegal set-up were extremely disappointed by the commentary from former players prior to their All-Ireland quarter-final clash with Armagh.McGee said, “It was ridiculous. It was so disrespectful to Armagh and Monaghan.“Former players from Donegal who said it out during the week about a Donegal-Dublin semi-final was ludicrous and we were very disappointed in it.“But, look, that was outside the circle and it’s only what goes on inside the circles that matters. However Devenney responded to the criticism on Twitter, and clarified his position on the issue.The former St Eunan’s man said he was specifically asked twice during the interview about the potential semi-final match-up.Devenney tweeted, “I was asked about Donegal v Dublin twice, and twice I started my answer with this is very disrespectful to Armagh and Monaghan.DEVENNEY RESPONDS TO CRITICISM FROM EAMON MCGEE OVER DUBLIN REMARKS was last modified: August 12th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:ArmaBlastedBrendan DevenneyCommentsdonegaldublinEamon McGeenewsRidiculousSportlast_img read more

GREYHOUND RACING: TONIGHT’S LIFFORD CARD

first_imgThe final of the A McLean Bookmakers 525 is the feature race at tonight’s greyhound racing at Lifford Stadium.The meeting also features the semi-finals of the €200 Track Buster 525 and first round heats of the Buy a Buster 575.There are 12 races on the card and the runners are (first race 8.00pm): Race 1 (350 yards): 1, Cairn Maeve; 2, Imperial Falcon; 3, Fernhill Scolari; 4, Layas Girl; 5, Gabby’s Tango; 6, Nosey Paul.Race 2 Booking Office 350 (350 yards): 1, Tobar na Maithir; 2, Tons of Speed; 3, Quare Cash; 4, Tober Scolari; 5, Dingle Daley; 6, Lovely Myles.Race 3 €200 Track Buster 525 semi-final (525 yards): 1, Spotty Totty; 2, Pipeline Jean; 3, Tydon Marquis; 4, Quare Flame; 5, Supersonic; 6, Swanson Rosette.Race 4 €200 Track Buster 525 semi-final (525 yards): 1, Flaming Ember; 2, Calcutta Queen; 3, Fernhill Dice; 4, On the Snaff; 5, Some Effort; 6, Tommylees Buddy. Race 5 Lifford €15 Special 350 (350 yards): 1, Nosey Taz; 2, Blackstone Hugh; 3, Whoop Whoop; 4, Uncle Lez; 5, Colarhouse Bound; 6, Random Maeve.Race 6 Ultimate Dining Experience 525 (525 yards): 1, Altmore Rose; 2, Maid of More; 3, Shaneboy Rocky; 4, Deerpark Kitty; 5, Goodinthehood; 6, Fridays Maybe.Race 7 Lifford €10 Sizzler Deal 525 (525 yards): 1, Mongys Flyer; 2, Paddock Paula; 3, Smurfing Convoy; 4, Fridays Brett; 5, Altmore Champ; 6, Tahina Ace.Race 8 Donegal for Sam 525 (525 yards): 1, Nosey Meg; 2, Flaming Jenny; 3, Smurfing Manx; 4, Bleu Paradise; 5, Crossleigh Thyme; 6, Another Choice.Race 9 A McLean Boomakers 525 Final (525 yards): 1, Aughduff Murt; 2, Westwood Lee; 3, Tahina Kellie; 4, Turbine Tulip; 5, Thrill Me; 6, Dartrey Snow. Race 10 Buy a Buster 575 round one, heat one (575 yards): 1, Raughlan Blaze; 2, Total Motion; 3, Hanoras Dream; 4, Mr Bishop; 5, Glebe Flyer; 6, Helens Magic.Race 11 Buy a Buster 575 round one, heat two (575 yards): 1, Kingsmill Aguero; 2, Blackmagic Woman; 3, Mongys Girl; 4, Dynamo Millar; 5, Deerpark Youngin; 6, Garlyn Patch.Race 12 Buy a Buster 575 round one, heat three (575 yards): 1, Corrin Ruby; 2, Highview Ruler; 3, Dirt Bird; 4, Leosal; 5, Take Cover; 6, Gortkelly Turbo.GREYHOUND RACING: TONIGHT’S LIFFORD CARD was last modified: September 19th, 2014 by johngerardShare 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:cardgreyhoundLiffordRacinglast_img read more

GAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS U16’S EARN OUTSTANDING VICTORY OVER CARNDONAGH

first_imgLetterkenny Gaels GAA News:The Junior B squad continued their winning ways when they had a good away win against Naomh Padraig Uisce Chaoin on Sunday. Please see Facebook for upcoming fixtures. Our Junior A footballers had no game at the weekend and are fixed to play Red Hugh’s on Sunday at Pairc na nGael. Throw in time is 3pm. Please come out and support the team. In the U-21 B Championship we hosted neighbours St. Mary’s Convoy on Wednesday evening. This entertaining game was played at a fast championship pace with the Gaels finishing as deserving winners.Fanad Gaels are next up with the fixture to be confirmed. See Facebook for details.Congratulations to the U-16 footballers who had a good away win on Monday when they were victorious over Carndonagh in group 1 of the Division 1 Football Championship.Well done to all the children and coaches who attended the Cul Camp last weekend. Despite some passing showers, everyone participated fully with great enthusiasm and enjoyed their week.The U-15 Og Sports games took place at Pairc na nGael on Sunday where the lads had victories over Gaoth Dobhair & Termon. Camogie training continues at the pitch on Mondays from 6-7pm for U-14 and older girls and Fridays from 6.30-8pm at the pitch for U-8, U-10 & U-12. Contact 086 8163605 for information. New players welcome. Please check club website and Gaels Camogie Facebook for more info.Hurling training continues at Pairc na nGael every Thursday evening from 6.30pm to 7.30 pm. Please contact Dan Harnett 0867392780 or Sharon Harnett 0868405785 to book or for more information. New members always welcome.For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGaelGAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS U16’S EARN OUTSTANDING VICTORY OVER CARNDONAGH was last modified: August 5th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Sportlast_img read more

Wigan vs Bristol City: Live talkSPORT commentary, start-time and confirmed teams

first_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade RANKED Confirmed team newsBRISTOL CITY XI: Maenpaa, Webster, Brownhill, Diedhiou, Weimann, Kelly, Eliasson, Paterson, Pack, Kalas, HuntWIGAN ATHLETIC XI: Walton, Robinson, Morsy, Windass, James, Jacobs, Kipre, Dunkley, Powell, Evans, Garner Bristol City will be keen to get back to winning ways after a sobering midweek loss to West Bromwich Albion.After a slow start, Lee Johnson’s side marched up the early table with victories over Queens Park Rangers, Swansea, Blackburn and Sheffield United. silverware But they met a rampant Baggies at the Hawthorns, eventually going back to Bristol on the end of a 4-2 defeat.They face a Latics side who have made a strong start to life back in the Championship – and want to make the DW a fortress.What time is kick-off?This Championship clash is the Friday night offering on September 21.Kick-off at the DW Stadium is at 7.45pm.Bristol last visited this ground in March 2017, when they picked up a 1-0 win thanks to Aden Flint’s late header.How can I listen on talkSPORT?You can hear live commentary of this game on talkSPORT2 from 7.30pm.The channel is available through DAB radios, via the talkSPORT mobile app and our web player. How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures possible standings MONEY smart causal Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Getty England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won FOOTBALL LATEST Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade 1 impact Lee Johnson’s side have made a strong start last_img read more

Highways forum to deal with local issues

first_imgVALENCIA – Santa Clarita transportation issues will be addressed Friday at the North Los Angeles County Transportation Forum, an annual meeting of the Golden State Gateway Coalition. Coalition Chairman Tom DiPrima, state Sen. George Runner, R-Lancaster; county Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and the district director for the California Department of Transportation, Doug Failing, will be among the speakers. The panel discussion will be moderated by a director of public policy for the Automobile Club of Southern California. Topics will include Santa Clarita’s Cross-Valley Connector, the cost-saving design-build method, distribution of Proposition 42 funds and the “golden transportation triangle” formed by Interstate 5 and state Highways 14 and 138. The event will be co-sponsored by the auto club, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Valley Industrial Association and the Santa Clarita Valley Transportation Alliance. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week The nonprofit Gateway Coalition focuses on improving highway safety and reducing congestion on Interstate 5 in northern Los Angeles County. The annual luncheon and forum will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hyatt Valencia. For reservations, call (771) 775-0455 or e-mail vlinden@goldenstategateway.org.last_img read more

CHECK YOUR TICKETS – €5.8 MILLION JACKPOT HAS JUST BEEN WON!

first_imgLOTTO: Check your lotto tickets now because the €5.8 million jackpot has just been won somewhere in Ireland! The staggering amount of cash has been scooped by TWO lucky punters following this evening’s draw.The numbers drawn were 11, 16, 21, 27, 29, 35 and the bonus number was 43.The jackpot was €5,811,171 – meaning each winner will take home €2,905,586 each.It is not yet known where the winning tickets were purchased, but one thing that’s certain is that TWO individuals have landed the life-altering amount of money.What would you do if you won that amount of money on the Lotto?Don’t think about, go check your numbers, as the slogan goes IT COULD BE YOU! For those who didn’t get a lotto today, and to those who haven’t scooped the jackpot, you can always try your luck again on Saturday with another cool €2million to be won.CHECK YOUR TICKETS – €5.8 MILLION JACKPOT HAS JUST BEEN WON! was last modified: June 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:FeaturesJackotlottonewsNotices€5.8 millionlast_img read more

Neymarless PSG away to Nice as Ligue One returns

first_img Tags: French Ligue OneNeymar JrNicePSGtop Neymar Jr is out for at least four weeks with a hamstring injury. (PHOTO/Courtesy)PSG will once again be without star-player Neymar Jr when they take on Nice at the Allianz Riviera on Friday night.For the umpteenth time after sealing a world record fee move to Paris, Neymar is injured. The Brazilian limped off with a hamstring problem during Seleceo’s 1-1 draw with Nigeria on Tuesday and will be out for at least four weeks.He is the latest injury problem Tomas Tuchel’s side have suffered this season. Colin Dagba, Julien Draxler, Kylian Mbappe and Thilo Kehrer are all still injured going into the game while left-back Juan Bernat is suspended.However, with the squad PSG have at their disposal, they have enough firepower to win any Ligue One game.They enter into the contest top of the pile with 21 points from 9 games after winning 7 and losing twice so far.The 4-0 victory over Angers on match-day 9 meant they won their second game on the trot and will be hoping to make it three in three on Friday.Neymar will be a huge blow as he has won them 9 points from four games since he recovered from an injury that forced him out of last summer’s Copa America.For Nice, they had a promising start to the season as they won four of their first six games.However, that form has disappeared out of the window and are currently on a three game winless run (D1 L2).The loss to Nantes last time out was their fourth of the season and Patrick Viera’s side will be desperate for a positive result against the defending champions.However, they will have to do it without five first-team players. Gautier Lloris, Ibrahim Cisse, Christophe Gerelle and Adam Ounas are all injured while Algerian playmaker Youcef Attal is suspended due to accumulation of bookings.Last season, PSG defeated Nice 3-0 in the reverse fixture before a 1-1 draw in Paris.On Saturday afternoon, troubled Lyon host a rejuvenated Dijon side.Before the international break, Lyon fired Sylvinho and replaced him with former Marseille tactician Rudi Garcia.At the point of the Brazilian’s departure, Lyon was on a 7 match winless run in the league with his last fixture ending in a 1-0 defeat to Saint Etienne.Garcia will be tasked with getting the house in order and what better way to start it off with a home game against third from bottom Dijon.However, Dijon have been steadily picking up form of late as they have won both of their last two games.A 2-1 win at Reims was followed up with a 1-0 victory at home to Strasbourg ensuring Dijon climb off the foot of the table.Dijon come into the game with injury issues and the international break has done little to help out.Four first-team players will be out of the game in Lyon and add the suspended duo of Matheus Pereira and Hamza Mendyl, Dijon have a near to depleted squad.The other inspiration that Dijon will use going into the game will be the fact that they defeated Lyon 3-1 in the reverse fixture last season. However, that is their only victory away to Garcia’s side having lost two and drawn the other of the previous meetings.The other interesting fixture in the Ligue One this weekend will be Rennes’ visit to Monaco on Sunday.Both sides are coming off defeats in their previous outings with Monaco losing 3-1 at Montpellier while Rennes went down 1-0 at home to high-flying Reims.The loss to Montpellier ended Monaco’s three-match unbeaten run and they will be out to get back on track.Leandro Jardim’s side look to be on course to redemption after a terrible start to the season that saw them go six games minus a win.They have been bothered with both injuries and suspensions and that will still be the case on Sunday. Pietro Pellegri, Stephan Jovetic and Henry Onyekuru are all still injured while Fodo Ballo, Gelson Martins and Alexander Golovin are suspended.For Rennes, after winning their first three games, they have gone six minus victory (D3 L3).The loss at home to Reims on match-day 9 means that they have collected just three points from their past six games and as a consequence, sit 10th on the log, just three points away from the relegation zone.All the French Ligue One match-day 10 fixturesFriday, 18-10-2019-Nice vs PSG @9:45pmSaturday, 19-10-2019-Lyon vs Montpellier @6:30pm-Reims vs Montpellier @9pm-Angers vs Brest  @9pm-Metz vs Nantes  @9pm-Toulouse vs Lille  @9pm-Nimes vs Amiens  @9pmSunday, 20-10-2019-Bordeaux vs Saint Etienne @4pm-Monaco vs Rennes @6pm-Marseille vs StrasbourgComments last_img read more

Lifford man appears in court on child porn charges

first_imgA Lifford man has pleaded guilty to the possession of child pornography.David Martin, aged 56, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court today. He was arraigned on one charge of possession of child pornography at 11 St Jude’s Court in Lifford on October 6th, 2016.The court heard Martin, with a current address at Sylvia Park in Letterkenny, had six videos of containing child pornography on the hard-drive of a desktop computer.His barrister Peter Nolan told Judge John Aylmer that his client had pleaded guilty at the earliest possible opportunity.He asked for probation and welfare report on his client as well as a psychiatric report on Mr Martin.The case was adjourned to the October sitting of the court.Lifford man appears in court on child porn charges was last modified: May 2nd, 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) Tags:courtDavid MartindonegalLiffordpornlast_img read more

No Constitutional impropriety in Goa govt. formation: Shah

first_imgPanaji: Accusing the Congress of misusing the Article 365 of the Constitution time and again to topple State governments during its rule, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Saturday said the BJP did not commit Constitutional impropriety while forming a coalition government in Goa.Mr. Shah was speaking at a rally organised by the State BJP, where he and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar were felicitated for their roles in government formation after the Assembly elections, in which the party came second to the Congress with 13 MLAs in the 40-member Goa Assembly. The Congress had emerged as the single largest party in the polls with 17 MLAs. Seven Ministers had lost their seats from the erstwhile coalition government, including the then Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.The BJP national president also criticised the All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary in-charge of Goa, Digvijay Singh, for failing to swiftly elect a legislative party leader, a key step in government formation post-results.“I want to ask Digvijayji, when BJP leaders with [Union Minister] Nitin Gadkari went to meet the [Goa] Governor, were you even able to elect CLP leader by then? [Congress] were not even able to choose their legislative leader,” he said.The Union Minister for Roads Transport and Highways and Shipping, Mr. Gadkari, credited Mr. Shah as being the architect of the government formation. He also denied any illegality in the process. He revealed some of the behind-the-scenes aggressive manoeuvring done by Mr. Shah, who worked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and key members of the BJP’s parliamentary board, to effect the party’s victory in the State.The BJP had received the support of three MLAs from Goa Forward Party and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, and three Independent MLAs, which cleared the way for formation of a coalition government. The Congress had alleged that Constitutional provisions were violated by the BJP in the process.Mr. Gadkari said, “We did not do anything wrong. In the history of India, in the Lok Sabha and the legislative Assembly elections, those who have a majority are invited to form the government.”He added, “The real architect of Goa victory is Amit Shah. My mood was that we may not form a government, so we should give up. But he called me to his home and told me to go to Goa and that a government should be formed in any condition.”Congress a ‘rare species’Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said the Congress would soon become a “rare species” on the canvas of Indian politics. He also said the BJP could come to power in Goa only because of the party’s Central leadership and the Congress leadership’s inability to act swiftly to form a government.“We have to think as to why we dropped from 21 to 13 [MLAs]. We were lucky that the party’s Central leadership was behind us. They gave us full support and to our luck, the person who the Congress had sent here [referring to Digvijaya Singh] was more interested in being a tourist,” Mr. Parrikar said.Mr. Parrikar also said the Congress would also lose the Karnataka Assembly polls scheduled next year.“Congress is like an extinct species. Like the wildlife species which a forest department tracks down when it is on its way to becoming extinct. It is there in Karnataka, but next year it will disappear from there too,” Mr. Parrikar said.Speaking about his government’s plans, Mr. Parrikar said, “One thing I learned in Delhi is to speak less and work more. This time [as a Chief Minister] I have decided to speak less. Whatever work we do, people will see for themselves.”last_img read more