Day: May 28, 2022

May 25 – On this day in Saipan 20 years ago: Politics, sport and how McCarthy shunned Bertie Ahern

May 25 – What the papers said

f a week is a long time in politics, then 24 hours must have been an eternity in the Saipan saga. The previous day’s papers suggested that Bertie Ahern would be taking a hands off approach to this episode. Evidently, there had been a dramatic change of policy for the Saturday morning editions.

“Mick McCarthy last night spurned an unprecedented request from Taoiseach Bertie Ahern to change his mind over the axing of Roy Keane,” read the lead story in the Irish Independent. Ahern had called FAI President Milo Corcoran who had functioned as the go-between. McCarthy asked Corcoran to tell Ahern it wouldn’t be happening.

“The Taoiseach was last night said to be still available to intercede in the row if called upon,” reported Frank Khan.

In sport, the headline piece was the Niall Quinn column carried elsewhere on these pages. Beyond

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A Holiday Gift Guide For Classic Shelby Mustang Lovers

By DCB Editorial, May 27, 2022

If you know a car enthusiast who is a big fan of the Shelby Mustang, you’ve probably thought of giving that person a gift related to their passion. The Mustang sports car has been popular for many car lovers and racers due to its formidable performance and appealing aesthetics. What’s not to love about this four-wheeled vehicle equipped with comfortable front seats and beautiful exteriors?

Whatever the occasion is, it’s undoubtedly challenging to shop for the perfect gift item for your beloved friend or family. Especially when you’ve already given them almost every kind of gift you could think of. Let this holiday season bring forth a unique gift idea by shopping for an item that’ll be a great addition to their Shelby Mustang merchandise collection.
Whether they’re a fan of Carroll Shelby (the designer of AC Cobra) or they love Shelby Mustangs

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11-year-old girl fatally shot in stomach by suspects riding scooter in the Bronx identified

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — An 11-year-old girl is dead after she was shot in the stomach by a gunman riding a scooter in the Bronx Monday night.

The girl, an innocent bystander who was a half block away when the gunfire erupted, is identified as 11-year-old Kyhara Tay, of the Bronx.

The incident happened just before 5 p.m. in front of 995 Westchester Avenue in the Longwood section.

NYPD officials say a man was being chased by two suspects riding a scooter headed from Fox Avenue to Westchester Avenue towards 165th Street.

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The man then attempted to enter 1015 Fox Street, causing the scooter to pass him. That’s when police say he began running in the opposite direction.

The passenger on the scooter then fired shots at the man, and one of the bullets struck Tay in the abdomen

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