Preliminary enquiry postponed in case of man accused of Derry murder

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Twitter Pinterest A preliminary enquiry for a man charged with the murder of pizza delivery man Emmet Shields in June 2008 in Derry was adjourned at today’s sitting of Derry Magistrate’s Court.20 year old Thaddeus McAllister, originally from Cable Street in Derry, but now with an address in London had been due to face committal proceedings this morning.However, defence solicitor Kevin Casey told the court that they had only last week received over 700 pages of documents and needed time to study them.The adjournment was granted and the case will be heard heard again on September 19 when it is hoped a date for the preliminary enquiry can be fixed.As well as being charged with the murder of Emmet Shiels in the Creggan area of Derry, McAllister is also charged with attempting to murder another man and possessing a handgun on the same date. Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img By News Highland – September 5, 2011 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleLetterkenny is Donegal’s tidiest townNext articleGAA – Donegal Championship Semi Final’s This Sunday News Highland WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North News Preliminary enquiry postponed in case of man accused of Derry murder Twitter Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Great balls of fire

first_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… You Might Like ‘Don’t see how anyone survived’ Gov. Robert Bentley shakes hands with 2-year-old Tucker Coggins, held by Andrew Coggins. Tucker and Andrew are the nephews of… read more Lynn Bundy, laughingly, said she wonders what those who don’t know about the “fireballing” tradition at Enon community think when they see the sky a-flame.“They probably think ‘what in the world is going on out there?’” she said. “But, for me and my family, it’s a fun way to celebrate the holidays.”Bundy said her daughter, Morgan, was, at first, a bit hesitant to toss a fireball but now really has a good time.“I’m not sure if the children realize that fireballing is a tradition,” Bundy said. “They just see it as fun. When they get older, they’ll appreciate being a part of this tradition.”Barbara Currie doesn’t think that fireballing is teaching children that it’s all right to play with fire. “It’s tradition they are learning about.”Currie takes charge of making the fireballs and winds around 30 each year, beginning shortly after New Year’s.She said that during the Depression people didn’t have money to buy fireworks so they had to invent their own.“Back then, they made fireballs by unraveling old, worn-out cotton socks, but I use cotton crocheting yarn,” she said. “I start by wadding up an old cotton sock and then winding the yarn around it real tight until I get it a good throwing size. Then I sew it so it won’t unravel.”Making fireball takes a long time and Currie winds while she’s watching television and backseat driving on road trips.The balls are soaked in kerosene for several months so they will burn long and bright on the night the Henderson family rolls out a wagon load of bonfire wood and invites all who will to “come fireballing.”“For a while it was mainly family, now people come from all around and we’re glad to have them,” Currie said.There’s no set date for the Henderson family fireballing. It could be any time between Christmas and New Year’s that doesn’t interfere with “ballgames.”Bundy said this year’s fireballing was about the coldest that she can remember.“There’s always a big bonfire but this year they needed two bonfires,” she said, laughing. “There were so many people around the fire that you couldn’t get close enough. I thought I would freeze.”From time to time, people would leave their place around the fire long enough to grab a bowl of chili or a hotdog or two.“People bring food to share so fireballing is more than throwing balls of fire,” Bundy said. “It’s a community coming together to celebrate the holidays in an old-fashioned, fun way. And, we all love it. It’s a family and community tradition that not many people have an opportunity to enjoy.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Currie didn’t even flinch when a ball of fire came “whooshing” by her head. She didn’t bat an eye when her husband, Kendall Currie, scooped up a flaming ball of fire and juggled it to the delight of their twin toddlers. She laughed at the merriment of it.“I’m originally from Atlanta and I’d never heard of anything like ‘fireballing’ until I came down here,” Lindsay Currie said with a smile.“Down here” is the Enon community in rural Pike County and “fireballing” is an American tradition that dates back to the Great Depression but probably is an ancient as 16th century Europe. Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 11:00 pm Monday, December 31, 2012 Kendall and Lindsay Currie took their toddlers to watch the ‘fireballing’ tradition in the Enon community. Below: Morgan Bundy prepares to launch a fire ball.Locals celebrate New Year through ‘fireball’ traditionLindsay Currie is admittedly, “not a country girl.”But she surely was acting like one Saturday night. By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Print Article Great balls of fire Book Nook to reopen Fireballing is the “art” or the “sport” of playing throw and catch with flaming, long-burning, kerosene-soaked balls on a dark winter’s night.Fireballs were the probably the first American “fireworks,” said Barbara Henderson Currie, who along with her brothers, continues to carry on a family tradition that was started by the Willie Henderson family more nearly a quarter century ago.“We’re just carrying on the family tradition,” said Kendall Currie, whose prideful smile was illuminated by the fireballs that crisscrossed the sky. “I’ve been throwing fireballs since before I was six years old. The first time that Lindsay met my family was at a fireballing. Now, we drive down from Birmingham every year to be a part of it. It’s a tradition that I want our little girls to enjoy. But, I also want them to know that ‘fireballing’ is something you do here and at this time of year.”On fireballing night, streaks of fire light up the sky in the pasture behind Enon Baptist Church. Unsuspecting motorists might think that they were seeing, as Jessie Stuart wrote, “a foretaste of glory.” Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Skip Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitslast_img read more

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A push-the-envelope marketer

first_imgErayne Gee-Hill, vice president of marketing at $220 million asset Unity One Credit Union in Fort Worth, Texas, is rarely described as “shy.”She is vocal about her passion for the credit union movement. Her enthusiasm for her work, family, and even cupcakes is contagious. And she recently envisioned a marketing campaign that turned heads.The attention-grabbing campaign, which was a collaboration with Unity One’s CEO, was called “Don’t Get Spanked by the Banks.”The clever catchphrase paid off says Andy Reed, the CEO of neighboring $21 million asset Texas People Federal Credit Union in Fort Worth.“She envisioned an edgy marketing campaign in conservative Fort Worth that produced amazing results evidenced by solid metrics,” Reed says. 12SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

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Twin Gold Coast properties with distinct designs face off

first_imgThe light and bright villa one will face off against the seductive villa two. While villa two has dark and bold features.Both offer absolute luxury with a floorplan which spans three levels, featuring four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a pool and rooftop terrace. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoAward-winning builder and director Shannon Koryzma, of Koryzma Constructions, said even the kerb appeal of the two varied. “We have gone for a contemporary modern look with nice sharp lines on the corner villa, villa two, which has a really edgy look,” he said. “Villa one, we have gone for a more smooth rendered finish to be a point of difference between the two.“(They are) modern, open-plan homes with functional living and entertainment areas, with high-class finishes to suit the luxury homebuyer.” Each has a rooftop terrace with impressive views.The non-identical twins at 25 Merrimac Blvd are on the market through John Weedon, of John Reid Real Estate, with a $1.55 million price tag for villa one and $1.45 million for No. 2. Villa one and two at 25 Merrimac Blvd, Broadbeach Waters, have hit the market, each boasting a different style.NOT all twins have to be identical, as proven by a stylish pair of properties that have hit the market in Broadbeach Waters. Villa one is light and bright and will satisfy those who like a crisp and clean finish. Its neighbour has black accents and bold features for buyers with a craving for a more seductive design. MORE NEWS: Home of House Rules winners hits the marketMORE NEWS: Spring has sprung early for property market Both are on the market, with a price tag of $1.55 million for No. 1 and $1.45 million for villa two.Mr Koryzma said the rooftop garden of villa two was a standout feature thanks to its views of the city skyline and Hinterland, making the perfect spot to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset. But the backyard of villa one rivalled it as his favourite part of the properties. “The external decking and sunken lounge area around the pool, with views to the canal looking back on to the swimming pool and barbecue area with tropical garden surrounds, in villa one would have to be one of my favourite parts,” he said. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenTop tips for sellers in Spring00:50 The bathrooms in both have a similar style. Villa one offers a crisp and clean finish.last_img read more

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Hat-trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

first_imgReal Madrid’s Portuguese forward Cristiano RonaldoMadrid, Spain | AFP | Cristiano Ronaldo made history by becoming the first player to reach 100 Champions League goals as he scored a hat-trick in Tuesday’s quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich.The Portugal star, who racked up a century of goals in Europe in the first leg, headed in his first of the game on 76 minutes before firing Real back ahead in the tie on 105 minutes.Ronaldo struck his third goal five minutes later to all but secure Real’s place in the semi-finals.He has now scored 85 goals in 85 appearances in the Champions League for Madrid.He also netted 15 in the competition and one in a qualifier for Manchester United prior to moving to the Spanish capital in 2009.Tuesday’s treble extended Ronaldo’s lead over Barcelona rival Lionel Messi as the top scorer in Champions League history. Messi has 94, 11 of which have come in this season as the competition’s top scorer.However, the Argentine is unlikely to have many more opportunities to add to that tally this season after Barcelona were thrashed 3-0 by Juventus in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.We gave it our all, says Leicester’s VardyJamie Vardy said Leicester City would depart the Champions League with their heads held high after falling to Atletico Madrid in the quarter-finals following a 1-1 second-leg draw on Tuesday.Vardy’s 61st-minute strike gave Leicester hope, but Saul Niguez’s first-half opener, allied to Antoine Griezmann’s first-leg penalty, took Atletico through with a 2-1 aggregate win.“We absolutely gave it our all, especially in the second half. They made a lot of blocks on the line,” Vardy told BT Sport at the King Power Stadium.“We were in the ascendancy. We made a tactical change with Leo (Ulloa) on to give an aerial threat. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be. But we gave it our all and left it all out on the pitch.“On another day, some could have gone in. But we can be proud. From the display you’ve seen, it was a fantastic effort.”Leicester were making their first appearance in the Champions League following last season’s 5,000-1 title triumph in the Premier League. Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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Joanne leads 10 Northern qualifiers to Grand Medal Final

first_img1 Jun 2016 Joanne leads 10 Northern qualifiers to Grand Medal Final Cheshire golfer Joanne Beech has led 10 qualifiers into the England Golf Grand Medal Final to find the country’s champion woman medal player. Joanne, of Runcorn Golf Club, won the North Region final at Lancaster Golf Club, Lancashire, with a net score of level par 75. The other players who won places in the Grand Medal Final, are: Susan Caton of Pleasington Golf Club, Lancashire; Veronica Whitehill of Crow Nest Park Golf Club, Yorkshire; Toni-Louise Naylor of Waterton Park Golf Club, Yorkshire; Linda Baxter of Fairhaven Golf Club, Lancashire; Naomi Brennan of Seascale Golf Club, Cumbria; Kate Anne Herron of Bedlingtonshire Golf Club, Northumberland; Susan Matchett of Selby Golf Club, Yorkshire; Kathryn Watkin of Castle Eden Golf Club, Durham;  Kath Findlay of Rossendale Golf Club, Lancashire. All the regional finalists had returned the best four scores at their club in the England Golf Medals during 2015. The successful 10 players will meet qualifiers from five other regional finals at the Grand Medal Final at Frilford Heath in Oxfordshire on Thursday, 13 August. The Grand Final will be a feature of Golf Week, staged by England Golf to create a national grand finale for a host of handicap and team championships. Click here for full scores Image © Leaderboard Photographylast_img read more

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