THE CRAIC IS ’90’ FOR DUNFANAGHY MAN PATRICK!

first_imgPatrick gets stuck into some cake!The craic was ’90’ with this well-known Dunfanaghy man earlier in the week.Patrick McGinley from Swillybrin  could easily pass for a man much younger than his nine decades.Friends and family gathered to cut a cake for well-known farmer Patrick who is a true gentleman. Many happy returns Patrick.If your relative or friend has a milestone birthday, why not send us in a picture and a few details and we’ll publish a birthday wish to them! Send the picture and words to [email protected] THE CRAIC IS ’90’ FOR DUNFANAGHY MAN PATRICK! was last modified: November 30th, 2015 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:birthdayDunfanaghyPatrick McGinleylast_img read more

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FIFA publishes report into 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process after leak

first_imgFIFA has taken the dramatic step of publishing a controversial internal report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding process after it was leaked to a German newspaper this week.Produced by FIFA’s chief ethics investigator Michael Garcia in 2014, the report’s contents have been kept secret until Bild obtained a copy and started publishing it on Tuesday.The first set of revelations from the so-called Garcia report were not particularly new but still painted a bleak picture of the background to the infamous 2010 vote that gave the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. More damning revelations about the Qatari bid, however, were expected from Bild on Wednesday, only for FIFA to spike its guns by publishing the whole report on its website.In a statement, FIFA said the new bosses of its independent ethics committee, chief investigator Maria Claudia Rojas and lead judge Vassilios Skouris, had taken the decision.It said FIFA president Gianni Infantino and the current members of the FIFA Council had been calling for this move for over a year but had been blocked by the predecessors of Rojas and Skouris, Cornel Borbely and Hans-Joachim Eckert, who were unceremoniously replaced last month.Borbely co-authored the report with Garcia and Eckert wrote a highly contentious 42-page “summary” of the report which Garcia immediately disowned, before resigning.The FIFA statement added: “The ethics committee will meet in its full composition under the new chairpersons for the first time next week, and it was already planned to use this opportunity to discuss the publication of the report.“However, as the document has been illegally leaked to a German newspaper, the new chairpersons have requested the immediate publication of the full report (including the reports on the Russian and US bid teams, which were conducted by Mr Borbely alone) in order to avoid the dissemination of any misleading information.“For the sake of transparency, FIFA welcomes the news that this report has now been finally published.” 1last_img read more

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Donegal Garda gets €40k after attack by a woman in patrol car

first_imgA 36-year-old Donegal garda, who was kicked and injured by a woman in a patrol car, has been awarded damages of just under €40,000 in the High Court.Mr Justice Tony O’Connor said during a Garda Compensation hearing that Garda Sinead McBride had developed post-traumatic rotator cup tendonitis in her left shoulder following the assault. The mother-of-two suffered pain for three years and still experienced occasional twinges more than seven years after the incident.Barrister Fiona Crawford, who appeared for Garda McBride with Gallagher and Brennan Solicitors, Letterkenny, told the court Garda McBride had been kicked in the shoulder by “an aggressive and abusive” woman who had been arrested following a disturbance at a family home in August 2011.Independent.ie reports that Garda McBride, of Largenreagh, Downings, told Judge O’Connor she had been driving the local patrol car and the arrested woman had been sitting in the back and kicked her in the back of her left shoulder.She had been treated in Letterkenny Hospital and by her GP for soft tissue injuries and had been advised to do exercises and have physiotherapy.Following some time off work she had returned to light duties for a period despite having movement restrictions and pain in her shoulder and neck.Garda McBride told Ms Crawford she had suffered pain in her shoulder for more than three years and had difficulty nursing her children. At one stage when she had to undertake baton training she had aggravated her shoulder injury by having to carry a heavy shield in her left hand during the exercises.She would also suffer pain if called on to do traffic control work.Read the full report here https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/garda-who-was-kicked-and-injured-by-woman-in-patrol-car-awarded-40k-damages-37785045.htmlDonegal Garda gets €40k after attack by a woman in patrol car was last modified: February 7th, 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:assaultdonegalDowningsGardapatrol carSinead McBridelast_img read more

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