Gun, ganja, ecstasy unearthed during Police raids in Bartica

first_imgA miner was arrested after he was found to be in possession of an unlicensed magnum pistol at a business place at Bartica, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni). Based on information received, a party of Police ranks acting on information went to the business place and conducted a search during which the weapon was found on the 28-year-old miner of Karasabai, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo).He was arrested and is being processed for court. Meanwhile, a 34-year-old miner was taken into Police custody following the discovery of 42 grams of cannabis and 28.3 grams of ecstasy in his possession.According to reports, Police ranks were performing duties in Bartica and while in the vicinity of Third Avenue, Bartica, the man was seen acting in a suspicious manner; thus prompting the Police to conduct a search on his person.He remains in custody and is expected to make his court appearance today.last_img read more


first_imgBuncrana GAA News:Seomra Eamon McMenaminBuncrana GAA Club is to mark the untimely passing of one of its most dedicated and hardworking members, Eamon McMenamin. As a long-serving committee member and Treasurer, Eamon was instrumental in many of the Clubs major initiatives and developments over the years. In recognition of hard work & dedication of the late Eamon McMenamin, Buncrana GAA Club will honour his memory by naming the main hall in our clubhouse ‘Seomra Eamon McMenamin’. This ceremony will take place in the clubhouse at The Scarvey on Wednesday 15th July @7.30. Refreshments will be served and everyone is very welcome.Senior Ladies Win Anne Boyle Cup in CoventryOur Senior Ladies weren’t sent to Coventry last weekend but were invited instead by the town’s Roger Casements Club and came home the proud winners of the inaugural Anne Boyle Cup. Hosts and spectators alike were impressed by the standard of football played by the Buncrana girls. But it wasn’t all about sport – there was time too for the social side! The Coventry Gaels hosted a great competition and social day and night with teams from all over the UK and Ireland taking part.The Buncrana Club, especially the players, coaches and supporters who travelled, thank the Coventry Gaels for a brilliant time and look forward to a return visit by them to the Scarvey in the near future. Senior LadiesThe Ladies travelled to Glencolmcille early on Sunday to play the 1st round in the Junior Championship and came away with a resounding win, 9-12 to 1-9.Playing against a strong wind in the first half, Buncrana had to contend with a lively Glen who led by 1-2 after the first few minutes. Once our girls got adjusted to the conditions they came back at Glen and went in at the break 4-3 to 1-6, the goals coming from Caroline Gallagher, Mary McKinney, Paula McGrory and points from Paula and Niamh Connolly.The second half was a different game altogether with Buncrana dominating aided by the strong wind. Stephen Cluxton would have been proud of our keeper’s kick-outs as Amy Casey found a team-mate every time. While there were some great individual performances, all credit must go to the team who performed brilliantly as a unit, controlling the game in all areas of the pitch.Scorers in the second half were Laura Reid (1-1), Paula McGrory (3-6), Caroline Gallagher (1-0), Doreen McGee (0-2), and Deirdre Grant (0-1). A Gentle Reminder!The Committee would like to remind all players to pay their weekly€2 training contribution. This has to be paid only once a week, regardless of codes/age groups/gender. It is not a lot to pay and look at how much you get back in return! The money raised goes towards the running costs of the Club and anyone who has questions about this or any other matter is welcome to ask any Committee member or their manager.And While We’ve got your Attention!Please remember that when representing your Club, in whatever Code, at whatever age level and either gender, you MUST wear Club shorts and socks. Elizabeth Anne has all of them in stock, along with gum-shields. This shows your pride in your Club and respect for your team-mates. Call her on 086 0604075.Mizen to Malin Fundraiser The training is over and the starting line beckons for our hardy cyclists who are about to undertake the long trek from Mizen to Malin. Eleven cyclists, ranging from seasoned riders to novices, male, female, young and…well, let’s just say seasoned again, will strain every sinew in their massive fund-raising effort on behalf of the Club Development Fund and Scoil Iosagain Special Needs.All the money raised from sponsorship and collections during this arduous adventure is going to these worthy causes; the eleven cyclists and their travelling support are paying for their own food, accommodation and travel costs during the event.They head off from Buncrana to Mizen (by car and van!) at 5.30am this Tuesday and plan to complete the cycle back to Malin Head by 5pm on Sunday 5th. All going well they intend to make it to Letterkenny by Saturday 4th, where they’ll spend the night, before heading off the following morning on the final leg of their trek. They will make a wee pit-stop at the Scarvey along the way to kick off the Club’s Annual Family Fun & Sports Day. The hardy cyclists and their loyal entourage hope to see a good crowd from the Club at either the Scarvey or Malin to spur them on.A lot of organising and effort from a lot of people has gone into this major Club event, which is kindly  sponsored by Carey’s Amusements, Letterkenny Cycles, Paul McGonigle Financial Services, Inishowen Recycling and others. Thanks too to Desmond Motors for supplying the support vehicle van.Sponsorship cards are on the go and anyone who is willing to take one to help raise a few Euro can contact Aine on 0863953380 or any Committee member. Remember, all the proceeds from this fundraiser go towards the Clubs development fund and a Scoil Iosagain Special Needs.Summer CampOur Summer Camp will run 10th-14th August for 5 and 6 year old and 17th – 21st August for 6+.  The cost is €45 which includes a club jersey, shorts and socks.  Registration deadline for this camp is 3rd July.  If you require any further information please contact the relevant manager or Aidan on 0862762671Annual Family Fun & Sports DaySave the Date in conjunction with Feel Good Fortnight we will be holding our annual Family Fun& Sports Day on July 5th at 2pm in The Scarvey…details to follow but our tired and intrepid Mizen to Malin fundraising cyclists intend to be there from 1-2pm so come along and show your support.Underage ResultsU16 HurlingOur boys continued their fine form in the Derry/Northwest league with a comfortable win at home to Armagh hurling side Cu Chulainns, winning on a scoreline of 8:12 to 0:6. Buncrana is now proudly on top in this league but with a few tight games to go. A special thanks to all the parents who supplied both teams with refreshments after the game.Under 8 FootballThe boys travelled to St Eunan’s, Letterkenny at the weekend where they enjoyed a great day’s football. They performed splendidly and did the Club proud as usual. Many thanks to coaches and parents for help and support.Training TimesFootballU18 Minor Football Tuesdays at 5.45pmU16 Boys Football Monday’s 4.15pm in the Scarvey.U15 Og Sport football Monday 4.15 – 6pmU14 Football Tuesday 11am – 1pmU12 Boys Football on Friday evening at 7.00pm in Scarvey.U10 Boys Football Friday’s from 6.30pm & Tuesdays from 6-7pm in ScarveyU8 Boys Football Friday’s 6.30pm& Mondays from 7-8pm ScarveyU6 Boys& Girls Friday Evenings from 6.30pm – 7.30pm in ScarveyU8 & U10 Girls Saturdays 10.30 – 11.30 in the ScarveyHurlingU8 & U10 Hurling on Sunday’s from 11-12 in the ScarveyU10 Hurling on Tuesday 7 – 8pmU12 Hurling on Tuesday 7- 8.30pmU14 Hurling on Tuesday 7- 8.30pmU16 Hurling on Wednesday from 6.30pmGirls (U12/14/16) 7-8pm on Monday in the Scarvey.Club MerchandiseElizabeth Anne is now taking orders on the first Tuesday of every month. Contact her on 086 0604075.Club WebsiteWant to keep right up-to-date on local Buncrana Club news? Just enter your email address into “Receive Club Notes by Email” on the club’s homepage at to automatically receive the Club’s Weekly Notes.You can renew your annual membership online now at the website too – and you don’t even have to be in Buncrana! Membership now open worldwide… just click on the link below to renew online Notes: Anyone who would like to receive a copy of the weekly club notes should email Jim at to be included on the mailing list. If you have any items which you think should be included in the club’s weekly notes, please email Jim at by 6pm on each Sunday for consideration. To keep up to date with all the latest goings-on, please join us on or, or visit our website www.buncranagaa.comBUNCRANA GAA CLUB TO MARK UNTIMELY PASSING OF CLUB LEGEND EAMON MCMENAMIN was last modified: June 29th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:buncranaGAANoticesSportlast_img read more