[ muh-ken-uh ]


  1. Sio·bhan [sh, uh, -, vawn, -, von], 1923–86, Irish actress.


/ məˈkɛnə /


  1. McKennaSiobhán19231986FIrishTHEATRE: actress Siobhán (ʃəˈvɔːn ). 1923–86, Irish actress, whose notable roles included Pegeen Mike in Synge's The Playboy of the Western World and Shaw's Saint Joan
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This prompted Josey-Herring and McKenna to depart from the typical judicial practice of not responding publicly to criticism and making statements only from the bench.

Four days later, McKenna, who is not vaccinated, had trouble breathing and tested positive for the coronavirus.

McKenna, as CEO of Walmart International, is responsible for 5,141 stores in 23 countries—from Costa Rica to India to China—staffed by nearly 550,000 employees.

From Time

Moving forward, “I think people are going to be more interested in health and wellness than they’ve ever been,” says McKenna, including a heightened focus on trust and trust in the retailer’s products as well.

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Only then, McKenna said, could he determine whether Gladden owed the money.

In the movie, Murray portrays Vincent McKenna, a brash, loud, foul-mouthed man who drinks and chain-smokes.

“You can borrow that stuff if you want to,” McKenna says, putting a heavy, distancing accent on the word stuff.

The regard their comrades held for McKenna and Glover translated into the intensity of their hunt for the sniper who killed them.

Following his return, McKenna joined the New York State Police.

In his honor, the family has established the Captain John J. McKenna IV Military Courtesy Room at Albany International Airport.

Both Mr. Larkin and Mr. McKenna were diverted by this fancy.

Mr. McKenna turned suddenly in amazement as Mr. Dooley bolted.

"No one accuses you of overcharging," explained Mr. McKenna.

Sooner or later well have to use powder on her, said McKenna; we might as well use it sooner.

Boys, said McKenna, its a bad chance, but weve got to take itweve got to ride her down.