Councillor believes latest West Donegal gorse fire was deliberate

first_img Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ WhatsApp Twitter There’s been another gorse fire in West Donegal, close to the scene of last week’s blaze which came close to damaging homes.That blaze was accidental, but local Councillor Michael Cholm Mac Giolla Easbuig believes on this occasion, the fire was started deliberately.Gardai are at the scene, and are investigating what happened.Cllr Mac Giolla Easbuig says this again points to the need for a special local task force to tackle gorse fires and support the fire brigade…….. Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest By News Highland – May 11, 2020 Twitter WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Facebook Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Previous articleFF members have “huge issues” with FG coalition plans – O’CuivNext articleEvening News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 11th News Highland Councillor believes latest West Donegal gorse fire was deliberate Google+last_img read more

Lake Grove, Terryville Armed Home Invasions Probed

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police are investigating a pair of armed home invasions during which victims were pistol whipped four days and nearly nine miles apart in Lake Grove and Terryville last week, authorities said.In the first case, two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun, broke into an Oliver Street home in Terryville, hit the victim in the head with the gun and stole a cell phone at 11:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, police said.Then at 12:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, two suspects armed with handguns forced a victim into a house on Smith Road in Lake Grove and also hit the victim in the head with a gun, police said.It was unclear if the assailants in the second case stole anything before they fled the scene.Police have not made any arrests in either case. Descriptions of the suspects were not available. Detectives are continuing the investigations.last_img read more

Patterson carries Prairie View past Huston-Tillotson 92-77

first_img Written By Last Updated: 31st December, 2019 12:06 IST Patterson Carries Prairie View Past Huston-Tillotson 92-77 Devonte Patterson had 21 points as Prairie View beat Huston-Tillotson 92-77 on Monday night. FOLLOW US Associated Press Television News First Published: 31st December, 2019 12:06 IST Devonte Patterson had 21 points as Prairie View beat Huston-Tillotson 92-77 on Monday night.Gerard Andrus had 16 points for Prairie View (4-9), which broke its four-game losing streak. Darius Williams added 15 points and Antione Lister had 12 points. Prairie View posted a season-high 21 assists.Prairie View played at home for the first time since its season opener.Aloysius James had 26 points, six assists and seven turnovers for the Rams. Davon Parmer added 23 points, and James Jenkins had 12 points and 13 rebounds.Prairie View plays Alcorn State at home on Saturday. center_img SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV COMMENTlast_img read more

Forrest on fire as Scotland seal promotion

first_imgJames Forrest inspired Scotland to Nations League promotion as his hat-trick headlined a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Israel in Glasgow on Tuesday.Twice on target in the 4-0 trouncing of Albania on Saturday, Forrest maintained his rich form by overturning former Celtic team-mate Beram Kayal’s opener in the space of nine first-half minutes and completing a decisive treble just after the hour.Alex McLeish’s men – beaten 2-1 in the reverse fixture – needed three points to leapfrog Israel into top spot in Group 1 of League C and were made to negotiate an anxious last 15 minutes when Eran Zahavi reduced the deficit. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! Scotland demonstrated maturity to steady and saw off one final scare with help from Allan McGregor to confirm their ascension to the Nations League’s second tier.Early tension at Hampden Park ratcheted up when midfielder Kayal, afforded time to pick his spot from 25 yards, curled a brilliant effort beyond Allan McGregor in the ninth minute.Scotland responded confidently and, after Ariel Harush acrobatically denied Callum McGregor, Forrest took charge.The winger pounced on a kind deflection from Stuart Armstrong’s initial shot to restore parity and guided his side ahead in a one-on-one in the 43rd minute, Ryan Christie having skilfully squared following Steven Fletcher’s headed flick-on.And it was Scotland’s star man who all but made the points safe in the 64th minute as he expertly cushioned Ryan Fraser’s lay-off and clinically picked out the bottom-right corner.Five goals in two games for this man. #SCOISR — Scotland National Team (@ScotlandNT) November 20, 2018 Israel rallied late to give the contest life as Zahavi turned on Bibras Natcho’s pass and picked out the bottom-left corner, but McGregor’s close-range denial of substitute Tomer Hemed in the 88th minute spared the hosts from heartbreak. What does it mean? McLeish finds formula for the future Two successive competitive victories, both achieved with reasonable helpings of attacking panache, should be enough to convince McLeish that the unconvincing three-man defence previously employed is to remain at best a secondary option.It may be tricky to fit Kieran Tierney into his newly adopted 4-3-3, but that conundrum is surely outweighed by the positives, as Scotland celebrate Nations League promotion and having a Euro 2020 play-off safety net in place before the main qualification campaign begins.Forrest finally flourishing  Much has been expected of Forrest since he debuted for Scotland in 2011, at which time he was still not established in Celtic’s starting XI.Now, after going scoreless in his first 24 international outings, the 27-year-old suddenly has five goals to his credit and looks a player increasingly at ease in the national team.He scored three goals from five attempts, as well as creating three chances for his team-mates, with the lively Fraser setting up four on the opposite flank – two of which were assists.4 – James Forrest has scored four goals in his last two games for Scotland, after failing to score in his previous 24 appearances. Awakening. — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 20, 2018 Peretz fails to match previous heights On the scoresheet and influential when the teams met in October, Dor Peretz picked a poor time to lose sight of those standards as he struggled to exhibit any kind of influence from midfield, failing to create a single chance for his team-mates and barely seeing the ball before being replaced after Forrest’s third goal.Key Opta Facts: – McLeish has won consecutive matches as Scotland manager for the first time since October 2007 during his first stint in charge (6 wins).- Scotland have lost just one of their last 13 competitive home games (W9 D3), remaining unbeaten in each of their last eight (W5 D3).- Forrest is the first player to score a hat-trick for Scotland since Robert Snodgrass in September 2016 vs Malta.- Scotland’s Fraser has been directly involved in 15 goals in 17 appearances for club and country combined in 2018-19 (5 goals, 10 assists).What’s next?Scotland will head to December’s Euro 2020 qualifying draw with renewed optimism, while Israel have time to reflect on a missed opportunity. The next international fixture window is in March. read morelast_img read more