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The Vampire Diaries

The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural teen drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith; the series premiered on The CW on September 10, 2009 and concluded on March 10, 2017 airing 171 episodes over eight seasons. The pilot episode attracted the largest audience for The CW of any series premiere since the network began in 2006, it was the most-watched series on the network before being supplanted by Arrow. The show has received numerous award nominations, winning 4 People's Choice Award and many Teen Choice Awards. On April 26, 2013, The CW announced that the spin-off The Originals, which focuses on the Original family of vampires, had been ordered to series, the show began airing during the 2013–14 American television season. On April 6, 2015, lead actress Nina Dobrev confirmed via Instagram that she and co-star Michael Trevino would be leaving the show after its sixth season. Dobrev returned to record a voiceover for the seventh-season finale and returned as a guest star in the series finale.

Trevino appeared as a guest star in season seven and returned for season 8. On March 11, 2016, The CW renewed the series for an eighth season, but on July 23, 2016, announced that the eighth season, consisting of 16 episodes, would be the show's last; the final season began airing on October 21, 2016, ended March 10, 2017. The series is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a town charged with supernatural history since its settlement of migrants from New England in the late 18th century, it follows the life of Elena Gilbert, a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with a 162-year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore. Their relationship becomes complicated as Stefan's mysterious older brother Damon Salvatore returns, with a plan to bring back their past love Katherine Pierce, a vampire who looks like Elena. Although Damon harbors a grudge against his brother for forcing him to become a vampire, he reconciles with Stefan and falls in love with Elena, creating a love triangle among the three.

Both brothers protect Elena as they face various villains and threats to their town, including Katherine. The brothers' history and the town's mythology are revealed through flashbacks as the series goes on. Additional storylines revolve around the other inhabitants of the town, most notably Elena's younger brother Jeremy Gilbert and aunt Jenna Sommers, her best friends Bonnie Bennett and Caroline Forbes, their mutual friends Matt Donovan and Tyler Lockwood, Matt's older sister Vicki Donovan, their history teacher, vampire hunter Alaric Saltzman; the town's politics are orchestrated by descendants of the original founding families, all comprising a "Founders' Council." They guard the town from vampires and other supernatural threats such as werewolves, witches and ghosts. Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert, A young orphan who falls in love with vampire Stefan Salvatore and his brother, creating a love triangle; this results in her being drawn into the supernatural world and her struggles in surviving supernatural events in the town.

Dobrev portrays Elena's doppelgänger, Katerina Petrova known as Katherine Pierce. Dobrev sporadically appeared in subsequent seasons and played a significant role in the fifth season. Dobrev plays the progenitor of the Petrova doppelgängers, Silas's true love known as Amara, during the fifth season, whom he had sought in the afterlife for two thousand years. Dobrev played another doppelgänger Tatia in The Originals season 2 episode "Red Door." In the season 6 finale, Elena's life was tied to Bonnie's in such a way that as long as Bonnie is alive, Elena will remain asleep. Damon put Elena in a coffin and had her hidden in a warehouse in Brooklyn for the next 60 years or so while he waits for her to wake up. In the series finale, Elena's curse is broken, she reunites with Damon and they live a long and happy life together with her becoming a doctor. Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore, a good-hearted and affectionate vampire and the complete opposite of his older brother, Damon Salvatore. In the series, Stefan reverts to his old ways as a Ripper to save Damon from a werewolf bite.

His role becomes more antagonistic, after being forced to turn his humanity off. He returns to his good-hearted and caring self and reconciles with Elena, but the relationship doesn't last long, he becomes human again and marries Caroline in Season 8 and is killed afterwards in the series finale as he sacrifices himself to save Mystic Falls. Wesley portrays his revealed doppelgänger, the world's first immortal being. Wesley played another doppelgänger, Tom Avery, during the fifth season. Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore, Stefan's malevolent vampire brother, he is thought of as selfish and manipulative, but on begins to display a more caring side. Though his love for Elena is one-sided, she begins to develop feelings for him as they work together to save Stefan after he's given in to his Ripper side, they begin dating in season 4, continue to date until Elena is put into her deep sleep at the end of season 6. Damon becomes close with Stefan, but has a close friendship with Bonnie, despite the fact that they hated each other for the first 5 seasons of the series.

Throughout seasons 6 and 7, their relationship has developed into a deeper bond

Bucks, Alabama

Bucks is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32, it is located in the northeastern section of the county near the Mobile River, along U. S. Route 43; the James M. Barry Electric Generating Plant, a coal- and natural gas-fired power station operated by Alabama Power, is located in Bucks. In 2010, Bucks had a population of 32; the racial and ethnic composition of the population was 59.4% white, 31.3% black or African American, 3.1% Native American, 6.3% from two or more races and 3.1% Hispanic or Latino of any race. Bucks is located at 31°1′7.72″N 88°1′27.07″W. The elevation is 49 feet. Residents are zoned to Mobile County Public School System campuses. Residents are zoned to Citronelle High School

Killererin GAA

Killererin is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in the Tuam area in County Galway, Ireland. The club is a member of the Galway GAA. Underage teams up to U-16s play in championships. Killererin is a Gaelic football club with a proud tradition of producing gutsy performances to win games. Over the years it has gained a reputation for being one of the toughest sides to beat in the championship and this is reflected by the fact that it has contested five of the last eight county finals. In 2010, Killererin won its sixth county title defeating Corofin in October, they faced St Brigids of Roscommon in the Connacht club final but were cruelly beaten in extra time having conceded a last minute goal in the dying seconds of normal time. One family in particular is synonymous with Killererin football - the Joyce family of Lisavalley. Another family synonymous with Killererin GAA is the Kelly family from Togher. Billy Joyce represented Galway in the early 1980s, his nephew Padraic burst onto the scene in 1998 when Galway won their first All-Ireland for 32 years, scoring a crucial goal in the decider against Kildare.

In 2001, Padraic was joined on the team by his older brother Tommy, together they helped Galway regain the Sam McGuire, Padraig getting 10 points of Galway's 0-17. Padraig was named Footballer of the Year in 2001 for that performance. In recent seasons, Nicholas or Nicky, son of Billy, first cousin to Tommy and Padraic, has arrived on the Galway scene. After returning from an enforced absence due to a difference of opinion with manager Peter Ford, Nicky was the only Galway player to receive an All Star nomination for the 2007 Championship. Pádraic Joyce Tommy Joyce Galway Senior Club Football Championships: 6 1976, 1978, 1999, 2004, 2007, 2010 Runners-up: 2 2001, 2003. Connacht Senior Club Football Championship: 2 1976, 1978 Runners-up: 2 2004, 2010