A gender neutral ginger person is being introduced to Co-op stores - and MEN readers have had a lot to say about it. We published a story on our Facebook page asking people to come up with names for the new biscuit based character on Wednesday. And the suggestions were priceless. Karl Osborne sparked a string of cheeky comments when he replied: "How dare you assume it’s ginger!! My brother is ginger and now I’m deeply offended." Natalie Natterbox Cummins added: "I'm offended I don't like nuts." And Hàzel Broadie upped the sass levels even further with the words: "I have an idea call it “get a grip”. Gary White said: "It’s not ginger, it’s strawberry blonde." Harry Botterill chimed in with the question: "What if the ginger bread person identifies as a Jaffa cake though?" Some people were less than impressed by the suggestion of change, with Shelia Jack saying: "Gingerbread man, always have been, always will be." The ramifications of the name … [Read more...] about This is what you are saying about the Co-op’s gender neutral gingerbread people
Sayings about brothers
Eddie Quigley told the court he was the older brother of Ms Lowry and had always been close to her. He told Michael Bowman SC for the prosecution, that he was one of four children and grew up on a small farm in Newport, Co Tipperary. He was the second eldest child while Mary was the third. Mr Quigley works as a carpenter, and would do jobs around the house for her after she moved to Fawnagown with her husband Martin. He said he was familiar with the extended Lowry family, including Martin's sister Imelda and her husband Patrick Quirke and would meet them at "Christenings, Holy Communions, birthdays." Mr Quirke (50) from Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan (52) a part time DJ known as Mr Moonlight on a date between June 3, 2011 and April, 2013. Mr Bowman put it to him that Martin Lowry had subsequently become ill and Mr Quigley replied he had a sore knee which they had put down to an old football injury. "But it was cancer, terminal … [Read more...] about ‘Quirke had nothing good to say about Bobby Ryan,’ brother tells the jury
Woman thinks about brother-in-law’s Troubles death every day BelfastTelegraph.co.uk A woman who had to tell her sister that her husband had been murdered still thinks about it every day. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/woman-thinks-about-brotherinlaws-troubles-death-every-day-37960118.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37960116.ece/a4dfc/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_69b65fb3-29f2-4b85-a690-a06cf40a8f37_1 Email A woman who had to tell her sister that her husband had been murdered still thinks about it every day. Rory McClay was shot dead by loyalists at his front door in 1993 when he was aged 25. Kathleen O’Rawe broke the news to her sister that Mr McClay had just died in east Belfast. She has created an artwork reflecting her memories of the Troubles. People keep saying to you get over it, it is over and done with, but it is not, it is still in your head every day Kathleen O'Rawe Ms O’Rawe … [Read more...] about Woman thinks about brother-in-law’s Troubles death every day
RECEP Tayyip Erdogan has been the leader of Turkey since 2014 and has been regarded as a controversial leader. Most recently, he’s found himself in hot water after the New Zealand terror attack – but what happened Here’s what we know. Who is Turkey’s President? Recep Tayyip Erdogan was elected in 2014 and upon re-election in 2018 he assumed the role of Executive President in name and executive status – giving him more control. The Turkish leader has four children – two daughters and two sons. Before his political career, he was semi-professional footballer. Erdogan studied at Marmara University in the 1980s. His supporters say he has improved the Turkish economy and his critics accuse him of corruption and human rights abuses. What was the New Zealand terror attack? On Friday, March 15, a terrorist opened fire at two mosques during prayers killing 50 people. The gunman live-streamed the horrific attack on Facebook. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, was … [Read more...] about Who is Turkey’s President Erdogan and what did he say about the New Zealand terror attack?
THE oldest daughter of singer R Kelly has broken her silence for the first time after multiple women made accusations of sexual abuse against her father. Joann Kelly is estranged from the musician but apparently became inundated with content about him after the release of the Lifetime docuseries Surviving R Kelly. Who is R Kelly's estranged daughter Joann Kelly? Joann Kelly is a singer who performs under the name Buku Abi, and is the eldest daughter of singer R Kelly and his ex-wife Andrea. Her mother served as Kelly's backup dancer and married the Grammy award-winning musician in 1997 but divorced him in 2009, following a child pornography trial against him. The 20-year-old, who currently lives in Miami, also has two younger brothers, Jay Kelly, 19, and Robert Kelly Jr., 17. What are the R Kelly 'sex cult' allegations? R Kelly has faced previous allegations of sexual misconduct. He was acquitted in 2008 on charges of making child pornography, despite a … [Read more...] about Who is R Kelly’s estranged daughter Joann Kelly and what did she say about her dad?