Andrew William Hankinson is an American professional wrestler and promoter, He is signed with WWE on the Raw brand under the ring name Luke Gallows as part of The O. C. During his first stint with WWE, Hankinson appeared as an imposter of the wrestler Kane during 2006 and returned as Festus, a mentally handicapped character who teamed with Jesse, but the team achieved little success. After disappearing from television, Hankinson became the enforcer and "disciple" of CM Punk, sporting a cleaner, militant look, with the Festus character's "real identity" revealed as Luke Gallows, his first run in WWE ended in 2010. He is best known for working for New Japan Pro-Wrestling under the ring name Doc Gallows, he wrestled prominently for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, where he was a member of the Aces & Eights faction under the ring name D. O. C.. Along with Karl Anderson, Hankinson has won the WWE Raw Tag Team Championship twice, he has won the IWGP Tag Team Championship three times. Hankinson began his career in West Virginia with Mason-Dixon Wrestling and in Pennsylvania with the World Star Wrestling Federation, Summit Wrestling Association of Southern Pennsylvania, Maryland-based promotions National Wrestling League and the Eastern Wrestling Alliance, wrestling as Dorian Deville, for West Virginia's Championship Pro Wrestling as the masked wrestler Dargon.
In April 2005, despite failing to make it as one of the final ten contestants on the $1,000,000 Tough Enough, he was signed to a contract by World Wrestling Entertainment and was assigned to the Deep South Wrestling developmental territory. Hankinson wrestled in DSW as Dorian "Deacon" Deville before changing his ring name to The Freakin' Deacon, he adopted the gimmick of a deranged, facepaint-wearing wrestler who came to the ring with a pet spider named Willow, whom he sometimes spoke to. He formed a partnership with executive Palmer Cannon and his posterior associate Dalip Singh, helping Cannon to gain DSW's ownership and attack his enemies, but Palmer and Singh betrayed Deacon and stole his spider, he formed an alliance with announcer and wrestler Bill DeMott, in a feud against The Gymini. The team proved to be effective, but Deacon abandoned DeMott during a match, causing him to be beaten down until other wrestlers made the save, it was revealed that Quintin Michaels had captured Willow and used it to blackmail Deacon into leaving, but he got his pet back, regaining his freedom.
On May 29, 2006, Hankinson debuted on Raw as an imposter Kane. Wearing Kane's old mask and ring attire, he chokeslammed Kane during his match against Shelton Benjamin for the WWE Intercontinental Championship. Subsequently, Hankinson attacked the real Kane during or after his matches; the pair faced off in a match at the Vengeance pay-per-view, with Hankinson winning using one of Kane's trademark moves. One night however, the storyline was abruptly ended when the original Kane attacked the Imposter Kane, removed his mask, threw him out of the building. Hankinson returned to Deep South Wrestling, in addition to appearing at SmackDown! House shows. In August, he got involved in a storyline with The Bag Lady, who acted as his valet and love interest. Though he got distracted by her, she helped him to win matches. In October and Bag Lady formed an alliance with The Major Brothers against the team Urban Assault, as their enforcer G-Rilla had clashed with Bag Lady earlier. In December 2006, Deacon defeated G-Rilla in a singles match, causing the rest of Urban Assault to turn on G-Rilla and beat him up.
Deacon aided G-Rilla and formed a tag team with him, helping him to get revenge on Urban Assault. The pair feuded with Team Elite for the DSW Tag Team Championship. However, in March 2007 Deacon was beaten up with steel chairs by Neikirk and Knox and needed to be carried to the hospital by G-Rilla. There G-Rilla sat accidentally over Willow, which killed the spider and sent its owner into a mental breakdown. On the May 11, 2007, episode of SmackDown!, a vignette aired suggesting that Hankinson would be repackaged as Festus Dalton as part of a tag team using a Southern gimmick, alongside fellow WWE developmental talent Ray Gordy. On June 2, 2007, however, it was reported; the explanation for them not showing up on SmackDown was that they got lost on their way to the arena. Hankinson and Gordy had been sent to Ohio Valley Wrestling, where Hankinson changed his name to "Justice Dalton". Hankinson was renamed "Festus" while Gordy was dubbed "Jesse", on the June 29, 2007, episode of SmackDown!, vignettes hyping Jesse and Festus began to air.
For weeks, Jesse was presented as the mouth-piece of the tandem, in awe of his tag team partner. Hankinson, played a character, mentally challenged and unresponsive. In spite of Festus' dimwitted nature, Jesse kept claiming that Festus was an driven and physically unstoppable giant. On the September 7, 2007, episode of SmackDown!, there was a segment featuring Jesse and Festus now in the arena rather than in a studio. On October 5, Hankinson won his debut match on SmackDown! with Jesse. When the opening bell rang, Festus' personality changed into a focused and angry competitor as compared to the mentally challenged character he had portrayed; when the bell rang to signify the end of the match, Festus returned to his docile self. On the December 21 episode of SmackDown!, Festus defeated Deuce in a Santa Match, with both of them wearing Santa Claus outfits. On the January 25 episo
Rahat is a predominantly Bedouin city in the Southern District of Israel. In 2018 it had a population of 69,032; as such, it is the largest Bedouin city in the world, the only one in Israel to have city status. Rahat is one of seven Bedouin townships in the Negev desert with approved plans and developed infrastructure (the other six are Hura, Tel as-Sabi, Ar'arat an-Naqab, Lakiya and Shaqib al-Salam; the region of the city owned by Al-Tayaha tribe. Until the year 1972 the town was called "Al-Hezeel" before changing its name. In 1972 Rahat was considered by the government of Israel as a new settlement for Bedouin who lived in the surrounding area without permanent domicile; until 1980, Rahat was part of the Bnei Shimon Regional Council and from on it was a local council. In 1994 it was recognized as a city – the first Bedouin city in Israel; the city has a total of 33 neighborhoods. All but one of the neighborhoods consist of separate Bedouin clans, but one is a mixed-clan neighborhood. Between each neighborhood there is a wadi.
The city has a market and commercial services, neighborhood parks, public areas, women's employment centers, children's play areas, several mosques. Rahat has a semi-arid climate; the average annual temperature is 19.6 °C, around 286 mm of precipitation falls annually. The township is situated close to Beersheva. There is an industrial park in the suburbs of Rahat, another new park was founded on 2015 called Idan haNegev. Several more industrial parks are situated in the area - Hura. Residents work in the services industry in Beersheba. There are several organizations that promote entrepreneurship among the 210,000 Bedouin living in the Negev aimed at Bedouin women. One of them is Maof, another one focused on finding jobs is called Rian. In 2005 the city was one of the first to be connected to the WiMAX network. In 2007 the Center for Jewish-Arab economic development initiated an entrepreneurship and employment project for Rahat residents. 40 Bedouin women took part in it and received training in job search, computer skills and business management.
Twelve of them have launched their own businesses. In 2009 the city was unable to pay its water fees and the water supply was disconnected for five hours. Today Rahat has a water company, in charge of supplying water and taking care of the sewers. In 2006 Rahat collected 59% of Arnona taxes, making it the Arab city with the highest tax collection rate for the Arabic population for that year. In 2012 Rahat increased tax collection to 71%. In 2013 Rahat was collecting tax from its residents and got 44% of a nearby industrial park. In 2014 the rate of unemployment was 34%, compared to 14% in 2017; the shift has been attributed to Idan Hanegev. There are a number of organizations carrying out different activities aimed at supporting and facilitating entrepreneurship in Israel's South in order to further integrate the 210,000 Bedouin living in the Negev into Israel's mainstream economy, they are aimed at Bedouin women. Twenty Arab-Bedouin women from the towns of Rahat, Tel Sheva, Segev Shalom and Rachma participated in a sewing course for fashion design at the Amal College in Beer Sheva, including lessons on sewing and cutting, personal empowerment and business initiatives.
There is a volunteer program to teach English to the Bedouin schoolchildren of Rahat. Social and Environmental Leadership Program was established in Rahat in the mid-2000s, initiated by young local residents. Since the city of Beersheva is in close proximity to Rahat, most Bedouin students from Rahat study at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, some at Sapir Academic College in Sderot. Soon a new Harvard University campus will be established in Rahat - inside Idan HaNegev Industrial Park, it will be the first campus built in this Bedouin city. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will oversee the new campus' operations, it will be considered a BGU branch. Rahat as a city has a number of public services, including medical services, labor, etc. There are branches of several health funds in Rahat: Leumit, Clalit and several perinatal centers Tipat Halav. In 2004 a new police station was opened, has around 70 staff policemen. There is a community center in Rahat with a number of clubs for youth. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, in 2001 the ethnic make-up of the city was completely Arab Bedouin, without a significant Jewish population, making it the largest Bedouin settlement in Israel.
Members of several Bedouin family clans reside in Rahat: Al-Qrenawi, Tarabin, Al-Huzeil, Al-Tayaha, Al-Azazma, Al-Jubur, Al-Tawarah, AbuZayed etc. Rahat's society is considered a young one, as more than half of its residents are under the age of 18. According to the CBS, in 2001 there were 16,100 females; the population of the city was spread out, with 65.2% 19 years of age or younger, 15.8% between 20 and 29, 12.0% between 30 and 44, 4.7% from 45 to 59, 0.9% from 60 to 64, 1.4% 65 years of age or older. The population growth rate in 2001 was 5.9%. According to the CBS, at the end of 2010 there were 26,700 males and 26,400 females; some 60.4% of Rahat's population were 19 years old or younger, 15.4% between 20 and 29, 15.3% between 30 and 44, 5.9% from 45 to 59, 1% from 60 to 64, 2% 65 years of age or
Mark Quigley is an Irish professional footballer who plays for Sheriff YC. Quigley came to prominence as a schoolboy with noted Dublin club Belvedere from where he signed for Millwall in 2003, he made his Football League debut as a substitute against Stoke City on 19 February 2005. After a further 8 appearances he moved home on loan to Shamrock Rovers for the rest of the 2005 League of Ireland season making his League of Ireland debut on 19 August and he went on to make a total of 12 appearances under Roddy Collins. Mark made a huge breakthrough during the 2007 season, he ended the campaign as second top scorer in the league and was voted PFAI Young Player of the Year. He was called up to the Ireland Under 23 squad for the game against Northern Ireland and impressed the watching national coach Giovanni Trappatoni, he scored three goals for St. Pat's during their 2008-09 UEFA Cup campaign, netting against JFK Olimps and home and away against IF Elfsborg. After 148 appearances for St. Pats in all competitions, Quigley moved to Dalymount Park and Bohs' in time for the 2010 season.
Quigley made a slow start to his Bohs career and it was 8 May before he netted his first league for the club when scoring the winner against Sligo Rovers. Despite playing as a forward for most of his career, Pat Fenlon decided to use Mark as a winger and this played a part in a strike rate of only 4 goals in 34 league appearances for the Gypsies; when his contract expired at the end of the 2010 season, Quigley was released by Bohemians. On 4 December 2010 he signed for Dundalk along with fellow Bohemians teammate Jason Byrne in a one-year deal. Quigley signed for Sligo Rovers on 14 December 2011. Quigley scored the winning goal from the penalty spot against his former club Saint Patrick's Athletic to clinch Sligo's first league title since 1977, he won the PFAI Player of the Year for the 2012 League of Ireland season. In December 2013, he re-signed for St. Patrick's Athletic. After spending the first half of the 2015 League of Ireland season out injured, Quigley signed for Derry City on Monday 6 July 2015.
After a short, unsuccessful spell at Derry City Quigley returned to Dublin and Bohemians in December 2015. He made his second debut for the club in the opening game of the 2016 season against Cork City. Quigley scored his first goals since his return to the club on the 18th of March, netting a brace against Wexford Youths. Sligo RoversLeague of Ireland: 2012BohemiansSetanta Sports Cup: 2009–10Shamrock RoversSetanta Sports Cup: 2013 League of Ireland Cup: 2013 Leinster Senior Cup: 2013St Patrick's AthleticFAI Cup: 2014 FAI President's Cup: 2014 Leisnter Senior Cup: 2014 PFAI Young Player of the Year: 2007 PFAI Players' Player of the Year:2012 Soccerbase Profile