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Rathmullan

Rathmullan is a small seaside village on the Fanad Peninsula in County Donegal, Ireland. It is situated on the western shore of Lough Swilly, 11 km north-east of Ramelton and 12 km east of Milford. Rathmullan serves as an important historical village as it was the scene of the Flight of the Earls in 1607, a major turning point in Irish history. There are the ruins ol Carmelite Friary in Rathmullan, built by Eoghan Rua MacSweeney in 1516; the Friary was sacked by the English garrison from Sligo in 1595. In 1607, Rathmullan was said to have seen the last of the Gaelic Order, most notably the Clan Ó Néill and the Clan Ó Domhnaill, during the Flight of the Earls to the Continent. This'flight' took place from Portnamurray on the southern edge of the town. In 1617 the Friary was occupied by the Protestant Bishop of The Rt.. Rev. Dr. Andrew Knox. A subsequent Bishop of Raphoe turned it into a fortified house in anticipation of a possible French invasion during the Napoleonic Wars; this battery still today serves as a heritage centre.

Facilities in Rathmullan include 1 shop, a resource centre, includes hotels such as Rathmullan House, Fort Royal and the Water's Edge now closed. The Looking Glass Spa Therapy, Drumhalla House The sea is a large part of the lives of the people of Rathmullan and Lough Swilly Deep Sea Fishing Festival held in June is evidence of this; the 2007 festival took place on Sat, June 2, Sun, June 3. Ian Anderson, former President of the Legislative Council of the Isle of Man. Mary McAlister Hugh Law, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, died here in 1883. Anne Byrne, Pre-Pregnancy Midwife, born here in 1942. First Donegal person to receive an honorary MBE in 2001. List of abbeys and priories in Ireland List of towns and villages in the Republic of Ireland List of towns in Northern Ireland List of abbeys and priories in the Republic of Ireland List of abbeys and priories in Northern Ireland

The Crazies (2010 film)

The Crazies is a 2010 American science fiction horror film directed by Breck Eisner, with a screenplay from Scott Kosar and Ray Wright. The film is a remake of the 1973 film of the same name with George A. Romero, who wrote and directed the original, serving as an executive producer. Starring Timothy Olyphant and Radha Mitchell, it focuses on a fictional Iowa town that becomes afflicted by a military virus that turns those infected into violent killers; the film was released on February 26, 2010 to positive reviews from critics, was a modest box office success. In the town of Ogden Marsh, residents begin to exhibit bizarre behavior and some act violently; these changes are observed by the sheriff of surrounding Pierce County. David and his deputy, Russell Clank discover that a military aircraft crashed into the town's river, leading David to suspect that the plane's cargo contaminated the water supply and is the cause of the strange behavior. Soon afterwards, all communication services are lost in Ogden Marsh and soldiers arrive to quarantine the residents at a high school.

David passes an infection test. David escapes the quarantine and when a perimeter breach causes the military personnel to evacuate, he and Russell are able to rescue Judy and her assistant Becca; the four attempt to escape from the town while facing the threats of the soldiers, who have been ordered to shoot all civilians, the infected townspeople, who have become violent. They manage to obtain a vehicle to aid them in their escape, but Becca is killed by the infected when they try evading a military helicopter and the helicopter destroys their car. Continuing on foot, the survivors are able to subdue an intelligence officer, who reveals that the cargo plane contained a Rhabdoviridae prototype and biological weapon called Trixie. Russell begins to act oddly and shoots the intelligence officer, prompting tension between David and Russell, until Russell starts to suspect that he himself is infected; when the group reaches a military roadblock, Russell sacrifices himself to provide a distraction and allow David and Judy to sneak past the soldiers.

David and Judy arrive at a truck stop to search for a vehicle, where they discover that the military has executed the residents who believed they were being evacuated. After killing more infected, they escape in a semi-truck; the explosion disables their truck and they are forced to walk on foot. As the couple heads towards Cedar Rapids, they are spotted by a military satellite and the military prepares to contain the city. In a mid-credits scene, a news report on the explosion in Ogden Marsh is interrupted by footage of infected individuals before the signal is lost. Lynn Lowry, who portrayed Kathy in the original film, makes a cameo appearance as an infected woman on a bicycle. Much of the film was shot in central Georgia, Lenox, with settings including the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Priester's Pecans in Perry, the Fountain Car Wash in Macon, areas in Dublin, Peach County High School in Fort Valley and areas of Cordele, Georgia; the film was distributed by Overture Films. The special effects were created by Robert Green Hall.

Actress Lynn Lowry, a star from the original film, makes a cameo in the remake billed as "Woman on Bike". The makeup for the film was designed by Almost Human Studios, who did makeup for other horror films such as Quarantine and Prom Night. Director Breck Eisner's first visions of what the infected would look like were zombies, he and the makeup crew made many molds and sketches of what the infected should look like, with deformities and skin hanging off and so forth. He grew tired of the "zombie" look which he believed to be too cliché and decided to go for a more realistic "go under the skin," in which the blood vessels would appear to be bursting forth and face and neck muscles and tendons tight and wrought. Eisner described this look as "hyper alive." The director's one and only rule for the makeup design was that they would have to research in medical books and consult medical professionals for the design of the infected. Lead make-up artist Rob Hall said "If we were to pitch something to Breck, about, if you know, one side of his face should look like this, Breck would want to know what disease it came from, what version of reality it could be implemented into Trixie.

But the most important thing was to make sure. Make it feel like you could get it, too." The basis of the makeup the crew used was rabies and Stevens–Johnson syndrome. Each "Crazy" design had about 21 separate pieces that took over three hours to apply for the final effect seen in the film. Robert stated the final effect in the film seen was not just the makeup, but the lighting, camera angles, post-production effects were the main factor; the main theme for the design was "stress." He stated. The veins and eyes were the main focus of the design; the contact lenses covered the actors' entire eyes and required eyedrops every five minutes to prevent permanent eye damage. The film premiered on February 24, 2010 in Los Angeles and received a wide release in the North America on February 26, 2010; the Canadian DVD and Blu-ray Disc were released June 29, 2010. The DVD and Blu-ray Disc + Digital Copy combo pack was released in the North America on June 29, 2010 and in the UK on July 19. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an overall approval rating of 71% based on 148 reviews, with an average

List of expatriate Afghan football clubs

Afghan Chaman Based in: Chaman, Balochistan Afghan F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Afghan Sports F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Hazara Green F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Meli Afghan F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Tajik Sports F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Nawab Shaheed F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Pak Hazara F. C. Quetta Based in: Quetta, Balochistan Hazara Mughul F. C. Based in Quetta, Balochistan Ariana SV Based in: Hamburg, Germany Afghan Lions 08 Based in: Munich, Germany Ariana FC Based in: London, England Ariana FC Based in: Grenoble, France Pamir Club Based in: Toronto, Ontario Jawedaan F. C Based in: Toronto, Ontario Afghan United Based in: Vancouver, British Columbia Aienda Virginia Based in: Virginia Afghan Premier, Based in: California Afghan United Based in: Virginia Ariana Soccer Club L. A. Based in: Los Angeles, California Ariana Soccer Club N. Y. Based in: New York City Brishna N. Y. Based in: New York City Kabul Soccer Club Based in: Concord, California Kabul Soccer Club Alexandria Based in: Alexandria, Virginia Kabul United Based in: New Jersey Khorasan Virginia Based in: Virginia Kickers Soccer Club Based in: Virginia Maywan N.

J. Based in: New Jersey Pamir Virginia Based in: Virginia Afghan Cup Afghan Cup Canada Afghan Soccer Tournament 2002 Bakhtar Glory FC was affiliated with SAFL under Soccer NSW federation; this Club is run by youths. For more info visit www.bakhtargloryfc.com Lidcombe Ariana was registered in 2007 with NSW Soccer federation. Club consists of three teams competing in the premiere league competition. Club is based in Sydney. RSSSF

Pyotr Papkov

Pyotr Afanasievich Papkov was a Russian Generalmajor and statesman. Pyotr Afanasievich was born in 1772 into a Russian noble family of Papkovs in Yekaterinoslav Governorate. January 1, 1784 he enrolled into the Taganrog dragoon regiment as cavalry sergeant-major. In 1787, Papkov was moved to Astrakhan dragoon regiment in the rank of cadet, in 1790 into Tiflis musketeer regiment in the rank of aide-de-camp. During Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792, Papkov's regiment participated in an assault on Anapa under command of General-en-chef Ivan Gudovich. For Anapa Pyotr Papkov was promoted to the rank of sub-poruchik. Since April 28, 1796 Papkov was in Persia, participated in the Persian Expedition of 1796, taking part in the siege of Derbent and other key operations of the campaign. For the Persian Expedition he was promoted to the rank of poruchik and a year into the rank of captain, he gave his resignation in 1798, but enrolled again in April 1799 into the artillery battalion of Leib Guards. Paul I of Russia decorated Papkov with an Order of St. John of Jerusalem on August 3, 1800, was promoted to the rank of colonel on October 8, 1800.

In 1803 he commanded the pontoon artillery companies pontoon artillery regiment. Since 1806, Papkov served as brigadier-commander of the 14th artillery brigade, with which he participated in the Battle of Gutstadt, Battle of Heilsberg and Battle of Friedland, was decorated with a Prussian order For Merits, on December 21, 1807 resigned from military service in the rank of mayor-general. In 1808 he was appointed Chief Police Officer of Saint Petersburg and was awarded with an Order of St. George of 3rd degree on April 21, 1808. In 1810 Papkov was appointed Governor of Taganrog; the Taganrog Governorate at that moment comprised the cities of Rostov on Don and Mariupol. He was appointed the chief administrator of the merchant vessels' navigation in the Azov Sea, head of the Taganrog Customs district; the governorship of Papkov was at the time of the highest rivalry between the two main seaports in the South of Russia - Odessa and Taganrog. In 1812, plague epidemic started along the ports of Odessa and Feodosiya.

Governor Papkov banned all ships from entering into the Azov Sea through the Strait of Kerch, saved the city from pestilence. Odessa's lobbyists tried to revenge and persuaded the tsar to keep the Azov Sea closed after the epidemic was over. In 1815, the prices for wheat went up abroad, the price for wheat in Odessa was 50 rubles for a quarter, while in Taganrog it was 18. Foreign ships could not get enough wheat in Odessa and Feodosiya due to a large shortage, this encouraged Governor Pyotr Papkov to let the ships go through the Kerch Straight into Azov Sea. Over 600 ships came to the seaport of Taganrog, the price went up to 45 rubles/a quarter; the boom continued the following years, with a tacit approval of Alexander I of Russia, favorably disposed towards Taganrog. The city draw attention of the imperial family, it was visited in 1816 by Nikolay Pavlovich, in 1817 by Mikhail Pavlovich and in May, 1818 by Alexander I of Russia. With that in mind, all uezd's establishments were transferred to Taganrog in 1816.

Papkov left the governor's office in 1822 and served with the military until February 3, 1833. After his resignation he settled in his estate, village Krasniy Kut of Yekaterinoslav Governorate, where he died on May 18, 1853. To honor the achievements of Governor Pyotr Papkov, the Taganrog City Council placed his portrait in its hall in 1866. In 1833 Papkov was elected member of the Main Moscow Society for improvement of the sheep-breeding and into its periodical The Sheep-breeding Journal, where he published the following articles: On the Flock of Fine-wool Sheep, On Angora goats, On Sales of Angora goats and statistics on sheep-breeding in the same journal in 1844. Old dates mentioned are Old Style; this article includes content derived from the Russian Biographical Dictionary, 1896–1918. History of Taganrog History of Taganrog by Pavel Filevskiy, Moscow, 1898

The Story of the Jews (TV series)

The Story of the Jews is a television series, in five parts, presented by British historian Simon Schama. It was broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two in September 2013 and in the United States on PBS in March and April 2014, it is based on Schama's book of the same title, being published in three volumes. The first volume was published in September 2013; the second volume, entitled Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492–1900, was published by Bodley Head in October 2017. In a review for The Daily Telegraph, Neil Midgley described the first episode as a "resounding success", saying: "Schama told the story efficiently and evocatively – and deftly picked out stories that would illustrate his overarching thesis about how Judaism managed to survive... In Schama’s view, to be a Jew is to be verbal... By the end of this first episode, Schama had given the title of his programme an intriguing double meaning. Over its four remaining parts, The Story of the Jews promises to be not only a chronological history, but a common narrative of what unifies and fortifies Jewish people".

For The Guardian, Arifa Akbar said: "Simon Schama’s story was as much an investigation into identity as it was the beginning of a difficult history". Writing in The Observer, Andrew Anthony called it "an astonishing achievement, a TV landmark". David Hinckley, for the New York Daily News, said: "Schama doesn’t downplay the persecution and martyrdom of Jews throughout history. Neither does he let this interfere with his clear mission of portraying Jewish history as a tale of triumph and celebration". Robert Lloyd, TV critic for the Los Angeles Times, said that Schama "has produced a series, at once informative, thought-provoking, heart-wrenching and, in its final episode, in which he confronts the paradoxes of modern Israel, more than a little maddening. Like the religion and the culture that surrounds it, each of which loves an argument, it is inconclusive and open to discussion". Jewish history The Story of the Jews The Story of the Jews at BBC Programmes

Bank Street Grounds

The Bank Street Grounds is a former baseball park located in Cincinnati. The park was home to three major league baseball teams; the National League Cincinnati Stars club in 1880, the current Cincinnati Reds franchise from 1882 to 1883 and the Cincinnati Outlaw Reds of the Union Association in 1884. It succeeded the Avenue Grounds as the home site for professional ball in the Queen City. A new National League entry, the Cincinnati Stars, formed for the 1880 season, but the new franchise was short-lived; the club was expelled from the league for selling beer and renting out its ballpark on Sundays, violating its self-instituted "blue law", the club was disbanded. A new Reds franchise was formed as an American Association club in 1882; this club is the same Reds team. The AA had no such rules against Sunday beer sales. Indeed, the American Association was known informally as "the beer and whiskey league". According to Lee Allen, Cincinnati writer and eventual director of the Baseball Hall of Fame, the Worcester club had been instrumental in having the Reds expelled after 1880.

In his 1948 book, The Cincinnati Reds, Allen took some satisfaction in pointing out that when the Reds re-formed in 1882, it was the same year that Worcester's days as a major league franchise, as well as its influence, came to an end. The Reds won the inaugural season of the AA, as such participated in a World Series, of sorts, with the NL champions, the Chicago White Stockings; the exhibition Series was informally arranged, ended after two games with each team having won one. Both games were staged at the Bank Street Grounds, or "Bank-Street Grounds" as the local papers stylized it. In 1884, a former prominent member of the Reds front-office, a man named Justus Thorner, invested in the new Union Association club, he secured the Bank Street Grounds for his team, the Reds had to look elsewhere.. The Reds settled on a site three blocks south, an asymmetrical lot bounded by McLean, York and Western, opening the site that would become Crosley Field, the home of the Reds until partway into the 1970 season.

Although the Union Association was dominated by the St. Louis Maroons, the Cincinnati Unions or "Outlaw Reds" had a strong club that could hold its own against the Maroons, drew well at the gate, eroding the "real" Reds' fan base. However, the "Onion League" folded after just one season; the Reds moved from the American Association to the National League for the 1890 season. A year some legal issues arose over the sale of the club to a new owner, the rights to Cincinnati Park were part of that litigation. To hedge their bets, the new owners turned their attention to the Bank Street Grounds property and secured a lease on the vacant lot. Once the legal issues were settled, the Reds opted to stay at Western. In the fall of 1893, the Reds had decided to build a new grandstand. On December 5, the Enquirer reported that the Reds had designed a new "League Park" to be built on the still-vacant Bank Street site; the Enquirer for December 19 had an architect's drawing of the new design, reported that whether to build it at Findlay and Western or at Bank Street would be decided soon.

The Reds again decided to stick with Findlay and Western, Bank Street was done with professional baseball. The ballpark was located northwest of the intersection of Bank Street and McLean Avenue, just three blocks north on McLean from the future site of Crosley Field, its location has been described as "the foot of Bank Street." Contemporary maps which include a rough diagram of the ballpark clarify its location and orientation: Bank Street. Once the park was abandoned, Dolph Street was run through the property to extend to Bank, paralleling Western. Many of the streets in that part of the city have since been rerouted, or eliminated; the original location can be inferred from the remaining streets. In current terms, the site is northwest of the point where Bank Street turns from an east-west street to a north-south street; the ballpark site is now occupied by a parking lot for the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority and CSX Transportation. The Cincinnati Reds, by Lee Allen, Putnam, 1948.

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