By on December 24, 2019

first_imgDonegal Gardai have been asked to hand over any in-car film footage involving a man who claimed he was having a heart attack after being stopped by Gardai.Letterkenny Court.Seamus Duffy was stopped by Gardai on April 7th last in Ballybofey during  routine traffic patrol. However Mr Duffy, 50, claims he began to suffer chest pains during the incident.Gardai left the scene and Mr Duffy was transported to hospital in an ambulance.He later made an official complaint to the Garda Ombudsman about the behaviour of the Gardai involved.The Ombudsman then wrote to Mr Duffy on November 28th last informing him that both Gardai had been found to be in breach of discipline.The investigating officer said both “were found to be in breach of the Garda Siochana (Discipline) Regulations 2007 in relation to neglect of duty and were dealt with by way of Advice.”Mr Duffy has since been charged with using threatening and abusive or insulting behaviour and appeared at Letterkenny District Court to answer the charge yesterday.A further charge of obstructing Gardai against Mr Duffy of 11 Railway Railway Avenue, Killygordan, was withdrawn.Solicitor Rory O’Brien said he was making an application for CCTV footage from the Garda car involved in the incident.He said the case was a highly contentious one which had already been the subject of a Garda Ombudsman investigation.Garda Inspector John O’Toole said he did not know if there was CCTV in the Garda car and asked for the case to be adjourned until May 7th to find out.GARDAI ASKED TO HAND OVER IN-CAR FILM IN ‘HEART ATTACK CASE’ was last modified: March 9th, 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:courtGardaGardaiHeart attackOMBUDSMANSeamus Duffylast_img read more

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Stray Dog Adoption Event to be Held in Messinia

By on August 11, 2019

first_img68sharesHome > Industry sectors > Hospitality > Stray Dog Adoption Event to be Held in MessiniaAs part of its efforts to raise awareness on the protection and care of stray animals, the Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, next month, will host its annual dog adoption event “WeAreBetterWithPets weekend.Scheduled to take place during September 27-29 at the Westin Resort Costa Navarino, the event will give guests the chance spend time and get to know the stray dogs that are being hosted and treated by the volunteers of the Navarino Pet Community.Guests will be able to participate in a number of activities such as the “RunWestin with your pet” event, sunset yoga sessions on the beach and many others.Moreover, the owner of the Hellenic Dog Training Center, Thodoris Triantis, will offer information and useful advice on training methods.The event is part of the activities of the Navarino Pet Community, a shelter for stray animals currently operating at Costa Navarino, with the participation of volunteers, employees and professionals, who aim to find a permanent home for the area’s strays.According to an announcement, over 40 dogs have been adopted so far by people in Greece and abroad, with the help of the Navarino Pet Community.The #WeAreBetterwithPets weekend is organized in collaboration with PURINA®, which this year will offer food supplies to all adopted dogs for the first six months.last_img read more

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Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impa

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first_img Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The Arizona Cardinals released four players on Wednesday, a press release from the team said.Three of the players — Harvey Binford, Marvin Hall and Chris Hubert — are wide receivers.Hubert spent time between the active roster and practice squad throughout the 2016 season. He was an undrafted rookie free agent out of Fayetteville State. Hall was on the practice squad last season and Binford recently signed with the team in late March. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The other player is cornerback/safety Trevon Hartfield. He was on the practice squad and then the active roster for Weeks 16 and 17.This weekend the Cardinals will have a three-day minicamp for the incoming rookies. 0 Comments   Share   Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Chris Hubert catches a pass during training camp in 2016. (Adam Green/Arizona Sports)last_img read more

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