Thai cave survivors train with Galaxy, Ibrahimovic

first_imgThe Thai youngsters, aged between 11 and 16, were retrieved from the Tham Luang cave complex in July after a dramatic rescue effort.Friday’s visit to the Galaxy was set up by US television star Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the team on her show on Monday.Former Sweden international Ibrahimovic had also appeared as a surprise guest to meet the team on the show.“I thought I was brave, but these kids, this team, is more braver than me… This is probably the best team in the world,” Ibrahimovic said.The team became the centre of global media sensation as the world watched and waited for news of their rescue in June.The rescue effort claimed the life of a rescue diver, former Thai Navy SEAL Saman Kunan.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000The Thai youngsters, aged between 11 and 16, were retrieved from the Tham Luang cave complex in July after a dramatic rescue effort © AFP/File / Eitan ABRAMOVICHLOS ANGELES, United States, Oct 20 – The Thai junior football team who were rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped for more than two weeks trained with the Los Angeles Galaxy and their star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday in the latest stop of an international tour.The Wild Boars team, who earlier this month were guests at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, were given a tour of the Galaxy’s StubHub Center stadium before training with members of the MLS team at a nearby pitch.last_img read more

SON APPEARS IN COURT CHARGED WITH MURDER OF PARENTS

first_imgJulian Cuddihy being led into Ballyshannon Court tonight by Detective Garda Bernard Mullins. Pic copyright North West News Pix.A man has been charged with the murder of his parents after appearing at a special sitting of Ballyshannon District Court this evening.Julian Cuddihy, 42, of Churchtown, Carndonagh was remanded in custody to appear at a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court next Wednesday. Detective Garda Bernard Mullins told the court that he arrested Cuddihy and charged him with two counts of murder at Buncrana garda station last night.To the first count Cuddihy replied “I have no response” and to the second count he added “I’m not signing that.”Solicitor Ray Lannon of Michael D White Solicitors in Carndonagh asked Judge Kevin Kilrane that his client receive immediate psychiatric assessment at Castlerea Prison.Judge Kevin Kilrane asked Mr Lannon if his client had a history of mental illness.Judge Kilrane was told that a local doctor had attended Cuddihy, 42, on October 15th but he was not psychiatric assessed.“He was previously assessed and there was no diagnosis of psychiatric illness found.”Judge Kilrane then recommended that the accused be assessed as was conveniently possible.Free legal aid was also granted in the case.Cuddihy, 42, was represented by Ray Lannon of Michael White Solicitors from Carndongh.Cuddihy, wearing blue tracksuit bottoms and a wine-coloured sweat top and black trainers, sat wringing his hands throughout the hearing.He was accompanied into court by three Donegal-based detectives who sat beside him throughout the hearing.The couple were found by family members at their home at Churchtown, on the outskirts of Carndonagh just after 9am on Thursday.The couple were very well-known in the area.Mrs Cuddihy, 73, was a former nurse who was originally from Malin Head.She was well-known throughout Donegal for her voluntary work especially with Letterkenny General Hospital.Her husband Jimmy, 77, was originally from Kilkenny but had moved to Donegal to work many decades ago.He was a former maths teacher at Carndonagh Community School and still gave maths grinds to local pupils in the area.Julian Cuddihy, 42, arriving at a special sitting in Ballyshannon District Court this evening.Photo: James Connolly / PicSell824OCT14SON APPEARS IN COURT CHARGED WITH MURDER OF PARENTS was last modified: October 26th, 2014 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:CarndonaghJulian CuddihymurderPARENTSlast_img read more