The finding of the autopsy done on the body of Marlon Rodney, the ex-soldier who was shot at the junction of Durban Street and Mandela Avenue in Georgetown during a heated argument with two men, is that he died as a result of gunshot wounds.Rodney was shot at least four times on April 25, 2019 during a heated argument over money owed to one of his assailants. During the incident, 20-year-old Shaquille Dion of Durban Street, Georgetown, who was passing at the time, also sustained gunshot injury, but has since been discharged from the hospital.Guyana Times was told that the shooting occurred at about 09:30h, and stemmed from a disagreement Rodney had had with one of the gunmen. According to reports, Rodney and one of the men reportedly had had a heated argument over money owed to him by Rodney when the suspect left and returned with two others.Following another headed argument, the trio, who were reportedly brandishing guns, opened fire on Rodney. Following the shooting, the suspects escaped.An investigation has since been launched.
IT’S hard to beat the GAA when you have decided to emigrate to start a new life abroad.And the Donegal Boston Gaelic Football Club, whose past players include Donegal manager Jim McGuinness, is offering a helping hand to Donegal folk who end up in the city.Says Majella McFadden from the club: “The club has come a long way since a group of ex-pats came together in 1988 to form what has become one of the leading lights on the Boston GAA scene. “Donegal Boston’s founding members were: Jackie Rushe (Castlefin), Eamonn Mc Ginley (St. Michael’s), Patrick O`Malley-Daly (Ballyshannon), Ricky Rushe (Castlefin), Manus Mc Fadden (Glenswilly), Anness Mc Clafferty (Downings) and Paddy Mc Devitt (Fintown)“Among the well-known inter-county stars from past and present who have represented the club are Kevin Cassidy, Jim McGuinness, Rory Kavanagh, John Gildea, Declan Bonner, Donnie McCole, Johnny McCafferty, Adrian Sweeney, Padraig Gallagher, James Ruane, Kevin McMenamin, Martin Caulfield, Ryan Bradley and Ollie Reid, Colm Mc Fadden, Christy Toye (all Donegal).“Players from other counties have also represented us including Martin Penrose and John Lynch (Tyrone), Dessie Dolan, Denis and David Glennon (Westmeath), Raymond Gallagher, Niall Cox, Dermot Feely and Cormac McAdams (Fermanagh). Colm Parkinson and Cahir Healy (Laois), Glen Burke (Tipperary), John Finucane (Antrim), Paul Noone (Roscommon) and Jamie Carr (Louth).“This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Donegal football club here in Boston. Plans are already in the works for a celebratory dinner dance for later in 2012. “If anyone is thinking of emigrating in 2012, Donegal GFC Boston can help people find work and accommodation. For more information please contact the club through our website, Facebook Page (donegalgfcboston) or the chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org.”The club is in good Donegal hands.A recent meeting elected the new 2012 Donegal Boston committee. They are:Honorary President: Connie mc Elaney (Doagh Island)Chairman: Paddy Mc Devitt (Fintown) Vice Chairman: Eamon Kelly (Buncranna)Secretary: Denise Trimble (Glenties)Assistant Secretary: Paul Friel (Clonmany)Treasurer: Jonathan Byrne (Malin) Assistant Treasurer: Brian Kelly(Urris)PRO: Majella Mc Fadden (Creeslough)Registrar: Ricky Rush (Castlefinn)Delegates:John Cunningham (Glencolmcille)Brian Boyce (Downings)Paul Boyce (Downings)Gareth Ruddy (Carndonagh)Eamon Rushe (Castlefin)Michael Mc Bride(Downings)Senior Manager (T.B.A.)Junior A Manager: Gareth RuddyJunior B Manager: Brian BoyceDONEGAL BOSTON GAA CLUB OFFERS HELP TO EMIGRANTS was last modified: January 18th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:DONEGAL BOSTON GFC