first_imgA 29-year-old man has been remanded in custody after admitting causing the death by dangerous driving of Donegal teacher Róisín Connolly.Kevin McArdle from Carrickmacross pleaded guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death and was remanded in custody for sentencing on October 4th.Róisín, nee Langan, was on her way back to her Dublin home from her parents Fanad home when the crash happened. She died from her injuries a few hours later. Her husband Stephen was injured in the crash. She was also five months pregnant but attempts to save baby Catherine failed.They were both buried together in Fanad on New Year’s Eve.Friends Glen Curtis and Paul Carroll, both 27 and from County Meath also died in the crash.In court McArdle pleaded guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing death.Further charges of drunk driving and driving without insurance were adjourned.DRIVER WHO KILLED DONEGAL TEACHER PLEADS GUILTY was last modified: June 1st, 2011 by gregShare 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:carrickmacrossFanadroisin connollylast_img read more

first_imgMOSCOW – Panathinaikos has been pushed to the edge of elimination, losing its second straight game to CSKA Moscow in Euroleague basketball tourney play, this one by 100-80.It was the second straight drubbing too as the Greek team has found itself totally outclassed by the Russian champions who have dominated outright.Panathinaikos gave the illusion of competing by taking a 14-11 lead before CSKA began its runaway, running up leads of more than 20 points and coasting to victory, behind Greek coach Dimitris Itoudis and star player Andrei Kirilenko, who scored 16 points in only 18 minutes.Panathinaikos got a good performance from young Vassilis Charalampopoulos who had 14 points in 22 minutes including nailing two three pointers. “We could have done better,” the 18-year-old forward said after the game.Game 3 will take place April 20 in Athens.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more