FTSE hits 31-month high on first close of 2011

first_img alison.lock whatsapp Tags: NULL whatsapp LONDON saw a storming start to 2011 as the FTSE moved above the 6,000 level in the year’s first trading session to close at a 31-month high.The FTSE 100 moved up 1.9 per cent or 113.93 points to close at 6,013.87, its highest level since June 2008, buoyed by rises on US and European exchanges on Monday when the LSE closed.Oil giant BP was the biggest riser, up 5.9 per cent to 492.9p, alongside strong gains from British Airways (up 4.92 per cent to 285.9p), Barclays (up 4.2 per cent to 272.8p) and RBS (up 4.12 per cent to 40.7p). “Helping the bullish side was newspaper speculation that BP had been a possible bid target in the past year for sector stable-mate Shell. Although some saw this as old news, it didn’t dampen the appetite for index heavyweight BP, pushing the share price out to seven-month highs,” said Yusuf Heusen, senior sales trader at IG Index. RBS was boosted by Exane BNP Paribas upgrading the stock to its ‘outperform’ rating after losing five per cent of its value over the Christmas period.Barclays and Lloyds also benefited as worries over euro zone sovereign debt faded further into the background.And Ocado led the risers in the FTSE 250, up 10.32 per cent to 196.7p amid expectations of a strong trading update from the online grocery delivery group next week. 
The main losers were stocks seen as defensive. Food producer AB Foods was down 1.4 per cent, while utility International Power slipped 1.5 per cent.UK stocks gave up some of their gains in the final hours of trading in anticipation of another subdued set of minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s last meeting, due for publication after London closed. In the US, the Fed remained sceptical about economic recovery and reiterated its support for further quantitative easing despite another strong set of manufacturing data.Wall Street slid on poor results from supermarket groups. Shares of Supervalu fell nearly six per cent after Morgan Stanley told investors to cut holdings in the stock, saying rising food costs would crimp margins. Safeway and Whole Foods Market also lost ground.Declines in oil and metals prices also dragged down US energy and materials shares. The Nasdaq provisionally closed down 10.3 points or 0.38 per cent at 2681; the S&P 500 closed provisionally down 1.69 points or 0.13 per cent at 1270; while the Dow Jones industrial average provisionally closed marginally higher, up 20.43 points or 0.18 per cent, at 11,691. Wednesday brings London further trading updates – and potential bad news – from retailers. “Tomorrow we can scrutinise a trading statement from Next and on Thursday from Burberry,” said David Buik, an analyst at inter-dealer brokers BGC Partners.Heusen added: “There is still potential for shocks in the short-term when the major retailers unveil their Christmas trading numbers – but for now investors have been heartened by the strong start made to 2011.” Show Comments ▼ Tuesday 4 January 2011 4:04 pm by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Herald Share FTSE hits 31-month high on first close of 2011 last_img read more

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Heineken ups share buyback

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Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc (TOURIS.ng) 2014 Annual Report

first_imgTourist Company of Nigeria Plc (TOURIS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2014 annual report.For more information about Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc (TOURIS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc (TOURIS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc (TOURIS.ng)  2014 annual report.Company ProfileThe Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc is a gaming and hospitality company in Nigeria which owns and operates Federal Palace Hotel and Casino in Victoria Island, Lagos. The company also operates a casino, banqueting facility and a pool club in the city. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. The Tourist Company of Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Friday Funnies – Bill Mclaren – The Voice of Rugby

first_imgFriday Jan 30, 2009 Friday Funnies – Bill Mclaren – The Voice of Rugby Legendary commentator Bill Mclaren will forever be known and remembered as the voice of rugby. After 50 years of commentating, the man from Hawick in Scotland sadly retired in 2002.ADVERTISEMENTA passionate man, his love of sport led him into the world of rugby commentating. From a young age he was an ardent Scottish supporter, envisioning famous victories of the future.“I’ve still got the fictional reports I used to write when I was a wee boy of seven or eight. Scotland always won. They beat the world once by 70-3.”He played to a respectable level and made it to Scotland trials in 1947, but fell ill with tuberculosis which nearly killed him, forcing him to give up his beloved game.McLaren maintains, “I would trade in everything I’ve achieved in rugby for a Scotland jersey and a chance to represent my country.”Mclaren got through the illness and soldiered on to become a symbol of this great sport, with one of the most distinctive and recognisable voices in the game.His biggest asset in contributing to rugby was in the way he personalized it and added his own touch of colour. Not every commentator, in rugby or otherwise, can claim they made the event more memorable, but McLaren certainly did.ADVERTISEMENTWeve thrown together a collection of some of the colourful moments from Mclarens career that we hope youll enjoy. Its a small tribute to a great man who had a way with words like no other.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S617AieOPJoTime: 01:12 Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Funnies Related Articles 29 WEEKS AGO WATCH: American reacts to brilliant Nigel… 29 WEEKS AGO Video of John Kirwan apologising while wearing… 30 WEEKS AGO Simon Zebo reveals how ‘absolute lunatic’… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHere’s What That Tiny Hole Next to Your Iphone Camera Actually DoesNueeyShe Was the Most Beautiful Girl in the World. What She Looks Like Now is InsaneNueey10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Connections celebrates 25 years of enabling disadvantaged young people to enter the film and TV industry with new bursary scheme

first_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Events Howard Lake | 20 February 2008 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Connections Communications Centre, the charity giving new opportunities to disadvantaged young people to develop film, TV media and music skills, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new bursary scheme. Through excellence and innovation in education and career development, Connections has empowered excluded teenagers and budding filmmakers to tell their stories.The new bursary scheme offers companies a unique opportunity to contribute to developing the energy, creativity and drive of talented young individuals that would otherwise be denied access. These bursaries are creating the facility for young people to develop their technical and professional skills into marketable products. Companies can choose from a range of bursaries, with film content ranging from relevant contemporary issues and corporate responsibility initiatives. The bursaries will result in broadcast quality films created by those who would not otherwise have had the opportunity.Last year, Connections supported over 500 young people with structured video camera editing and music technology training. Over 85% of trainees come from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds. Nearly all of the young learners were at risk of exclusion, or were not in any other education, training or employment.Paul Brett, Chairman of Connections said: “We’re very proud of our 25 years of helping young people from different backgrounds into an industry where they have traditionally been underrepresented. Connections currently has a client base of over 200 London creative businesses, this ensures that our support for young people, new entrants and freelancers is in line with employers needs. Through our bursary programme we hope to engage companies looking to expand their corporate responsibility programmes into their advertising programme by using our young people to build their products.”For further information on the bursary packages, please contact Jacqueline Davis on 020 8735 6015.-ends-For further press information, please contact:Emma Walton, Walton Public Relations, 86 Roman Way, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 2HD. Tel: 01451 821800 Mobile: 07515 357842 Email: [email protected] to Editors:Connections has:• supported thousands of unemployed people to gain vocational entry level skills for the film and broadcast industry• awarded hundreds of film bursaries to first time directors• delivered over a thousand video, music and animation workshops for young people through drop in or in partnership with schools, youth clubs, community groups and youth offending teams.• provided thousands of film makers with free or subsidised equipment hire.Connections is supported by• London Development Agency• European Regional Development Fund• Learning and Skills Council• Film London• Media Box• Donations Connections celebrates 25 years of enabling disadvantaged young people to enter the film and TV industry with new bursary scheme AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

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Charity Commission concludes Garden Bridge project was a ‘failure for charity’

first_img  284 total views,  2 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7 The full report is available on gov.uk. Charity Commission concludes Garden Bridge project was a ‘failure for charity’ The Garden Bridge project was a ‘failure for charity’ that risks undermining public trust, the Charity Commission has said in its concluding report on the Garden Bridge Trust.In the report, it is critical of the charity’s approach to transparency and accountability, and sets out wider lessons for charities, the Commission itself and those making public policy decisions that involve charities. However, it states that the trustees of the charity fulfilled their legal duties in their decision making and that the charity was not mismanaged.The report on the Garden Bridge Trust acknowledges that over £50m of public funds were spent by a charity without producing demonstrable public benefit, and concludes that this represents “a failure for charity” which risks undermining public trust.The report sets out a number of lessons from the case, including:The report makes clear that the legal minimum set out in the accounting framework should be viewed as a minimum, not an aspirationThe Commission advises that policy makers think very carefully before setting up an entirely new charity to deliver a singular public project or purpose, and considers it “unlikely that the public would expect risks that are inherent in a major public infrastructure project to be outsourced to such a charity.”The Commission will update its approach when it receives applications from charities established for the sole purpose of delivering a publicly funded infrastructure project.Trustees of charities that receive public funds to deliver public services or projects should demonstrate scrupulous accountability and a spirit of transparency and openness to the public.The regulator says it will engage with those seeking to establish charity wholly or mainly to deliver a publicly funded project to ensure they understand the consequences and responsibilities that follow, including the need to meet the public’s expectations around transparency and financial stewardship.Baroness Stowell, Chair of the Charity Commission, commented:“Londoners and taxpayers will legitimately feel angry and let down by the waste of millions of pounds of public money on a charitable project that was not delivered. I understand that anger and am clear that this represents a failure for charity that risks undermining public confidence in charities generally.“While the charity was not mismanaged, the public would also expect, as I do, that the right lessons are learnt from this case, so that we don’t see a similar failure arising in future.” Advertisementcenter_img Tagged with: Charity Commission Finance Melanie May | 10 April 2019 | News However, the Commission’s conclusion met with criticism from the sector on social media, including from the Institute of Fundraising’s Daniel Fluskey, and DSC’s Debra Allcock Tyler who pointed to the differences between this project and the work and operations of other charities, while the lack of sanctions for the Trustees was also highlighted:  285 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7last_img read more

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Jon Spiers takes up CEO role at Royal Free Charity, & other mover news

first_imgFiona Hazell appointed CEO of Leukaemia UKThe trustees of Leukaemia UK have appointed Fiona Hazell as CEO, starting on 9 September. Hazell brings a strong track record in not-for-profit leadership, helping lead two mergers to create the UK’s largest breast cancer charity, as well as critical policy and campaigning successes, in her role as Director of Communications, Engagement & Influencing at Breast Cancer Now since 2014. Melanie May | 10 September 2020 | News Tagged with: Celebrity Charity People Recruitment / people  561 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  560 total views,  2 views today Paul O’Neill takes up Patron position at Halton Haven HospiceHalton Haven Hospice has announced that Paul O’Neill has agreed to become its Patron. Former British Touring Car Championship racer and ITV Pundit Paul O’Neill has been a long-time supporter of Halton Haven after it cared for his late brother. With this year being extremely difficult with fundraising events being cancelled, O’Neill and a group of his friends took on a cycle challenge which to date has raised £27,791.30. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Jon Spiers takes up CEO role at Royal Free Charity, & other mover news Peter Wingrove promoted to CEO at ShawmindEast Midlands-based mental health and wellbeing charity Shawmind has announced the promotion of its Operations Director to CEO with immediate effect. Peter Wingrove, who joined the charity in June 2019, has been the driving force behind a new strategic direction in which the charity launched its Breathe community outreach programme as well as fundraising and various mental health education projects. [youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=DyVYhtSrkqc&feature=emb_logo[/youtube]Olivia Colman becomes Unicef UK PresidentOlivia Colman has become President of Unicef UK. Colman has been a committed supporter of Unicef UK since 2015, and can currently be seen fronting Unicef’s televised campaigns for Yemen and Syria. She has supported and led a number of campaigns for the charity, including being part of Soccer Aid for Unicef in 2019, the same year she became an official Unicef UK Ambassador. During this time, she has also visited schools in the UK to highlight the work Unicef is doing to create safe and inspiring places for children to learn. Jon Spiers joins Royal Free Charity as CEOJon Spiers has joined the Royal Free Charity as its new Chief Executive. Spiers was previously Chief Executive of Autistica, where he was credited with overseeing exponential income growth and demonstrable impact on UK and international funding and policy. He has advised senior leaders in charities, pharmaceutical companies and biotech in clinical areas including lung cancer, leukaemia, genomics, HIV, meningitis, infectious diseases and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. While head of public affairs and campaigning for Cancer Research UK, he also engaged hundreds of thousands of supporters in the campaign for smoke-free legislation in England and Wales. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Dementia UK announces new celebrity ambassador Shahid KhanShahid Khan, otherwise known as ‘Naughty Boy’, has joined Dementia UK as its latest celebrity ambassador. Khan, whose mother is living with dementia, joins a growing number of ambassadors for the charity including actors Jim Broadbent, Phyllis Logan, Judy Parfitt and Lorelei King and athlete Adelle Tracey, all of whom have personal experience of dementia in their family.  Following on from his starring turn as Jay Gatsby in Dementia UK’s celebri-tea photoshoot earlier in the year, Khan has recently also taken part in a new awareness raising film for the charity, ‘Lives on Hold’. Advertisement Three new CEO appointments, and three new charity roles for celebrities make up this round-up of recent charity recruitment news.last_img read more

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TCU researcher receives grant to continue probiotic research

first_imgAbbey Block ReddIt Abbey Blockhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/abbey-block/ Facebook One TCU researcher is looking for a link between yogurt and the brain. Abbey Blockhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/abbey-block/ Women in STEM: bias and bridging the gap Linkedin Abbey Blockhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/abbey-block/ Linkedin Ballet Frontier of Texas wows in Nutcracker performance Abbey Blockhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/abbey-block/ printA TCU researcher is trying to find the link between yogurt and the brain.Micah Eimerbrink, who is studying the effects of probiotics and gut microbiota on the brain, is the recipient of the Dannon Company’s Fourth-Annual Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant.“I am ecstatic about this award and what we will be able to learn as a result,” Eimerbrink said. “I am so thankful for the support of everyone in my life that enabled me to apply.”Eimberbrink’s unique area of research made his application for the grant stand out, said Dr. Miguel Freitas, vice president of health affairs at Dannon. The fellowship includes a $25,000 grant.“This is really an emerging area of research,” Freitas said. “Usually, when you hear about probiotics, you hear about immune function or digestive health. You don’t really hear about the impact on psychological function.”Freitas said Eimerbrink, whose selection was unanimous, is the only applicant in four years to study this area.Eimerbrink said he is intrigued and excited by the complexity of the research.“I am fascinated by the idea that our behavior and perception of the world can be influenced by the bacteria we have in our gut,” said Eimerbrink, who has a background in psychology.“I have gained a humbling understanding of [the] complexity involved in attempting to untangle gut-brain interactions,” he said.Micah Eimerbrink, 34, said he chose to attend TCU because of the interesting research opportunities that are available.Frietas said the grant will allow Eimerbrink to continue and expand his research.“We think that by installing this program, we really promote the passions of young researchers,” Freitas said.Eimerbrink said he wants to do more study of the biological samples from previous research.“We also want to attempt a human study that will look for evidence that we can find similar changes in anxiety and fear in humans,” he said.Eimerbrink thanked the TCU professors and undergraduate students who have helped with the research. He said he is also grateful for his wife’s support.Although he is not sure of his plans after he earns his doctorate in experimental psychology at TCU, Eimerbrink said he hopes to pursue challenging research.“We live in a fascinating world,” he said. “The best way, in my opinion, to attempt to understand it is through careful scientific research that can identify the all the subtleties and connections nature tries to hide.”center_img Twitter Previous articleWife of famed pianist pleads not guilty in daughters’ deathsNext articlePeople bounce over to community center for easter egg hunt Abbey Block RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Fort Worth girl searches for a bone marrow donor TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Twitter The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years + posts Rising number of students reporting mental health issues ReddIt Facebook TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summerlast_img read more

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RSF condemns cancellation of Vanuatu newspaper editor’s work permit

first_img Organisation November 14, 2019 RSF condemns cancellation of Vanuatu newspaper editor’s work permit CanadaNew ZealandFijiSamoaTongaAmericasAsia – Pacific Media independence Judicial harassment Help by sharing this information 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies Dan McGarry has been working in Vanuatu for over 16 years (photo: David Robbie / Pacific Media Center). “I’m gutted, personally,” McGarry told RSF and its regional partner, the Pacific Media Center. “I’ve devoted 16 years of my life to this country’s development.” And he recently began the process of obtaining Vanuatuan citizenship. to go further May 13, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts “Make no mistake, this work permit cancellation is just a way of punishing a journalist whose investigative reporting annoyed the government,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “We call on Prime Minister Chariot Salwai to immediately reconsider a decision that is both mean and unjust. This crude violation of press freedom fuels grave concern about the situation throughout the Pacific region and must not serve as an example.” The media director of the Vanuatu Daily Post, Dan McGarry discovered on 7 November that the authorities had arbitrarily rejected his work permit renewal, brushing aside the fact that he has lived in this South Pacific archipelago for the past 16 years. News According to McGarry, everything began in July when his newspaper revealed that the authorities had detained six Chinese citizens and sent them back to China without a trial and without allowing them access to lawyers, although four of them had obtained Vanuatuan citizenship. CanadaNew ZealandFijiSamoaTongaAmericasAsia – Pacific Media independence Judicial harassment center_img News The government’s response came a few days later, McGarry says. “The Prime Minister summoned me and berated me for my ‘negative’ reporting. ‘If you don’t like it here,’ he told me, ‘go home’. But Vanuatu is my home.” The only reason given by the government was that another person would be “better qualified” to hold McGarry’s position although the privately-owned Vanuatu Daily Post does not have to account to the authorities for its choice of personnel. The press freedom situation in the Pacific is very disparate. Samoa, for example, is ranked 22nd out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2019 World Press Freedom Index, while Tonga is ranked 45th and Fiji 52nd. Follow the news on Americas Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says June 7, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to learn that Dan McGarry, a Canadian who has run Vanuatu’s biggest newspaper for years, is threatened with expulsion for no good reason. RSF calls on the government to reconsider its disgraceful refusal to renew his work permit. WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists June 3, 2021 Find out more Reports News RSF_en last_img read more

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Mc Dermott release “beggars belief” – GRA

first_img Twitter Facebook Pinterest Google+ By admin – June 9, 2015 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter The Garda Representative Association has echoed calls for reform of the sentencing laws in Ireland which allow prisoners to have 25 per cent of their sentence written off for good behaviour.It’s after the man responsible for the death of Garda Gary McLoughlin was released from prison with 21 months remaining of an 8 year sentence.Gary McLoughlin was killed in the line of duty after a car chase at Burt in County Donegal in 2009.Martin McDermott from Raphoe was sentenced to eight years with the last year suspended in 2011 for driving a stolen car that collided with a Garda car at high speedGRA spopkesperson Garda Brendan O’Connor says the fact that Mr Mc Dermott has been released early “beggars belief”……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/grareact.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Mc Dermott release “beggars belief” – GRA Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterestcenter_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Homepage BannerNews Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Previous articleDonegal Minor team hit with bans following Armagh incidentNext articleHigh Synergy – Live at Outhouse Part 1 admin 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic last_img read more

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