Durkan


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Durkan

(John) Mark. born 1960, Northern Irish politician; leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) from 2001
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Mr Durkan, a former deputy first minister at Stormont, was confirmed as a Fine Gael election candidate yesterday.
"We've had to have a rethink and, all being well, I'd say he's going to have to go for the John Durkan Chase at Punchestown, not that he's got the best track record there, but we have to start somewhere."
Mr Durkan's wife, Kay, had reported him missing earlier that day, after he did not reply to texts and calls, which was out of character, the inquest into his death heard yesterday.
Detective Inspector Clare Coleman said there was no sign of trauma or injury and Mr Durkan was sat up with his head back on the headrest.
Garcia beat out incumbent Martin Durkan, a fellow Chicago resident, by about 1 percentage point, according to unofficial results.
Mr Durkan wrote himself into the club's folklore when he gave the team an unlikely 1-0 lead against Alex Ferguson's side in January 1995.
It was also Mr Durkan who scored a screamer in the previous round against Premier League Ipswich at the Racecourse, which gave Wrexham a 2-1 lead, dumped the Tractor Boys out, and set up the Manchester game.
Durkan, a Seattle native and a graduate of Notre Dame and University of Washington School of Law, earned a reputation as a formidable litigator and was the first ever openly gay attorney to be appointed to the position.
Durkan, of Poplar Terrace, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, accused his brother of taking drugs and Mr Davies left, going home to tell his mother of the conversation.