O&S Tack Room Trophy the feature on Saturday’s racecard

first_imgThe fourth running of the O&S Tack Room Trophy will be the feature event at Caymanas Park on Saturday. A restricted stakes event for three-year-olds and up, the 1300 metres race will carry a total purse of $868,000 (inclusive of $100,000 from the sponsor). Secondary feature on the race card will be the Ruel Rhoden Memorial Trophy for maiden two-year-olds. This race will carry a purse of $800,000. O&S Tack Room and Supplies’ sponsorship for the raceday is expected to top $1 million. The sum includes their contribution to purses, as well as gift presentations of products and equipment being awarded to the winning owner, trainer, jockey and groom of each race. Lucky fans could win a number of giveaways on Saturday. They include a 40′ television, smart tablets and phones. A special scholarship (valued at $30,000 for books and supplies) will also be awarded to the child of a groom who has received exemplary grades over the past school year. Shauna Kay Hinds of O&S Tack Room said the scholarship is primarily to assist the parents, as well as to encourage the children of Caymanas Park employees to excel.last_img read more

Apostasy is a falling away

first_imgDear Editor,With the recent pronouncement by Ireland and Argentina (both strong Catholic nations) that they want a separation of Church and State, as well as the recent sex scandals afflicting the Catholic Church, I believe ‘The Great Apostasy’ is upon us.It is clear that these events will lead to a Great Falling Away from the Churches (A Great Apostasy) which will create the conditions for a Famine for the Word of God.What can we do in these situations? We can continue to trust in the Eternal God, whose only begotten Son is Jesus Christ. Those who love Jesus Christ with their hearts will need to resist the temptation to fall away.The end result of all this is that we will see who love Jesus Christ (hence the Eternal God) with their hearts and who love Him with their heads.Yours faithfully,Sean Orilast_img read more

Those Who Are Referred to as “Inexperienced” Today, Were Never Given the Opportunity to…

first_imgDr. Darren WilkinsWhy we must provide opportunities that prepare the youth of today, for the future our ICT and telecommunications sector.(A REPEAT)By: Dr. Darren Wilkins (Email: DWilkins@SaharaTechnology.Com | Phone: 0886703789/0777129092)Much has been said about President Weah’s recent appointments; especially as they relate to experience or should I say qualifications. The question is WHY DO WE HAVE SO MANY INEXPERIENCED folks? In today’s article, I briefly discuss my experience in trying to implement a “vision”; a vision which, in my opinion at the time, would positively impact the future of our ICT Sector and that of Liberia’s as well.In June of 2017, I took a bold move, despite our challenges, of initiating a “Temporary Workers’ Program” at LIBTELCO. This “program initially intended to bring in THIRTY (30) young folks (High School grads, College students and college grads), to help LIBTELCO in its efforts to transform, to gain experience, “evangelize ICT, have “pocket change” for school and prepare to take lead of our ICT Sector. Call it a PRO-POOR initiative done in a different way.Those who did not understand my VISION were against that decision and REFUSED to embrace advent of a diverse group of young men and women who brought in a new energy and enthusiasm; things that the Corporation needed so desperately. Perhaps it was XENOPHOBIA, CRAB MENTALITY or simply, the feeling of ENTITLEMENT that brought about the rejection of those kids. But the kids that were brought in were young LIBERIANS who did not care much about the REMUNERATION/ salary, but more about being given the opportunity to GARNER WORK EXPERIENCE and build their resume or curriculum vitae, while helping to “RESUSITATE” a struggling Corporation. That opportunity also prevented them from just sitting home doing NOTHING, or wandering in the streets aimlessly, spending all day watching European soccer, or spending precious time at Winners and at so-called intellectual centers.You see my VISION was simple and clear: Create an ENVIRONMENT where the young and future leaders could be COACHED, MENTORED and NURTURED to take over the responsibilities of the ICT SECTOR and bring a level of MODERNITY TO LIBERIA via ICTs. In addition, it was also intended to make the young folks “ICT Evangelists” and provide “pocket change” for them since the 26th of July and the reopening of schools ensued. Believe it or not, some used this opportunity to take care of family responsibilities. Was I wrong in making that move? I frankly do not think so.While many of these kids were “let go” after my exodus from the Corporation as the new Government came in, many of them are today either part-time or full-time employees who are making a colossal contribution toward the transformation of the Corporation.I struggled to comprehend why LIBERIANS of my GENERATION would be against an initiative that is/was intended to EMPOWER the NEW GENERATION to bring development to Liberia. Do these YOUNG LIBERIANS NOT form part of the future of Liberia? Why do Liberians spend so much time strangulating each other’s progress all the time? Why is it that what’s good for YOU is not good for the other person? Why do we feel ENTITLED to some things/opportunities and no else is?Today, we complain that the President is appointing “INEXPERIENCED” people in his government. Why is this so? The very people we call INEXPERIENCED today are the ones who WERE DENIED internship, part-time work and other opportunities to gain the VERY EXPERIENCE that we are SCREAMING for today. So, why complain now? Liberia will NEVER achieve PROSPERITY if her PEOPLE do not CHANGE their MINDS and ATTITUDES.Liberia must consider the implementation of policies and programs in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication, in a manner that endeavors to drive sustained, inclusive and equitable economic growth and job creation, particularly for poor, marginalized and vulnerable. Building the capacity of young Liberians through initiatives like the one I mentioned above, is one way of achieving and sustaining economic growth in Liberia. We must not deny others the opportunity to grow simply because of our own personal agenda or philosophy. Doing so will always hurt a nation that has already been hurt for many years.I honestly do NOT regret making the decision to bring on those kids during my brief “tenure” at LIBTELCO. My philosophy is simple; if we can better the life of ONE PERSON, we would be bettering the lives of maybe at least FIVE persons, if not a generation. And, this will also bring improvement to our country. After all, the BIBLE does say “LOVE THY NEIGHBOR AS THYSELF” not LOVE THYSELF AND THYSELF ONLY. Or, as we say in Liberia, ONE MAN ONE CUP NO CRUST FOR DOG.”Until next week, Carpe diem!Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Cologne criticise security at Arsenal over chaos

first_imgThe start of the game was delayed by an hour as ticketless Cologne fans tried to gain entry to the ground in north London and there were clearly thousands of away supporters sitting among Arsenal fans, causing a security risk.The Metropolitan Police said five people had been arrested on suspicion of public order offences and three officers had been injured as a result of the disorder, none of seriously.The German club said in a statement: “Too few places were attributed to FC Cologne supporters because five percent of the total capacity of the stadium was not sufficient. It was predictable that several thousand supporters would try to get into the stadium by any means possible.”Cologne, who said the troublemakers had “caused severe damage” to the club, also criticised security arrangements at the Emirates.“Despite the immense experience of the London security staff, who are used to Arsenal’s regular European matches, those in charge did not sufficiently prepare for the event.“The entire security plan and the communication around it appeared to us to be insufficient and there were not enough police on duty.”Cologne fans were accused of setting off fireworks, throwing objects and causing acts of damage before and during their Europa League match against Arsenal at The Emirates stadium in north London © AFP / Adrian DENNISThe German club added: “Although FC Cologne bear no responsibility for the acts of these troublemakers, we apologise to our English hosts.”Both clubs now face disciplinary proceedings from European football’s governing body UEFA.Cologne fans are accused of crowd disturbances, setting off fireworks, throwing objects and causing acts of damage, while Arsenal face a probe for “stairways blocked in away supporters sector”.– UEFA charges –UEFA said it would deal with the cases on September 21.YouTube footage showed thousands of Cologne fans surging through the streets of London before the match, chanting and setting off flares.Police inside the Emirates Stadium in north London keep an eye on Cologne supporters during their Europa League match against Arsenal on September 14, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNISArsenal said they had launched a “full review into the circumstances surrounding the game and will ensure any lessons that can be learned are used in the future”.Manager Arsene Wenger said he was surprised the game went ahead.“I thought they would not play the game, because I can’t see the police taking any risk,” he said.“We live in a society of 100 percent security and I thought they would never take a gamble to play this game when I saw the images around the stadium. But I must say our supporters as well dealt well with the situation and there was no aggravation.”The Europa League match between Arsenal and Cologne was delayed by an hour as thousands of ticketless German fans sought to gain entry to the Emirates Stadium © AFP / Adrian DENNISCologne goalkeeper Timo Horn said the small minority of fans who misbehaved had “brought shame on the club”.Arsenal’s statement also said it was “very disappointing” that so many home tickets appeared to have been purchased by Cologne supporters via ticket touts after the club worked closely with police, who deployed extra numbers once the trouble began, and UEFA.“The 3,000 tickets issued to Cologne fans was in line with competition rules but it is clear many more visiting fans arrived, causing significant congestion and disturbance outside the stadium before kick-off,” it said.“Many tickets were sold through touts and this is very disappointing and something we continue to work hard to address.”Arsenal won the match 3-1 after falling behind to a long-range strike from Jhon Cordoba before bouncing back in the second half. Substitute Sead Kolasinac equalised before goals from Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin gave the Londoners the win.Cologne were issued with 3,000 tickets for their Europa League match against Arsenal but around 20,000 are believed to have made the journey to London © AFP / Adrian DENNISCologne coach Peter Stoeger refused to be questioned on the actions of the club’s supporters, saying: “I have no comment about the fans.”“I’m the coach, my job is the team, my job is football not the fans,” the Austrian added.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Police inside the Emirates stadium keep an eye on Cologne supporters as the kick off is delayed due to crowd safety issues ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group H against Arsenal in London on September 14, 2017 © AFP / Adrian DENNISLondon, United Kingdom, Sep 15 – Cologne criticised security arrangements at Arsenal on Friday after both clubs were charged by UEFA following chaotic scenes that marred their Europa League clash at the Emirates Stadium.Visiting supporters were issued with around 3,000 tickets for Thursday’s Group H match but about 20,000 fans of the German club are believed to have made the journey to the British capital.last_img read more


first_imgBack row, Judith Kelly, Paddy Kelly Gerard O Donnell, Hugh Smith, Darren Mc Elwaine, Gerard O Lon, Arlene Gibbs. Front Row, Gerard Mc Ginley, Elaine Mc Intyre, Tracy Mc Keague, Toni Forrestor, Joe Mangan.Letterkenny Tourism Committee has held a meeting with a core group of business people from Letterkenny to discuss the past summer season.The committee which was set up at the start of the year enjoyed feedback on the season with the representative group, with the general consensus reporting that it was a successful tourism season due to many festivals, events and a cohesive approach to the promotion of the town. The committee has plans in place for a full marketing campaign to be actioned to improve the off season and ensure that all members have a productive winter and receive maximum benefit from their involvement in Letterkenny Tourism.The committee welcomes new members at any stage and if you have free time to join the committee or ideas, suggestions that you would like to see the group work on please contact a member of the committee on letterkennytourism@gmail.com   LETTERKENNY TOURISM COMMITTEE REPORTS A VERY SUCCESSFUL SEASON was last modified: October 9th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny Tourism Committeesummer seasonlast_img read more


first_imgHUNDREDS are expected in Letterkenny this Saturday, October 20th for the inaugural New Mills 10k. The race-fun run has been added to the local athletics calendar and promises to be a special finale to the season.Run on a flat, fast course, the race takes at 2pm and organisers are hoping it will attract a strong entry from all over Donegal and further afield. It is been co-hosted by Letterkenny Athletic Club and Errigal Cycling Club. Two local businesses’- Checkout, Oldtown Road and Tin Tai are sponsoring a prize of €100 each for the first male and female across the line to add some spice to the event.“We’re hoping it will be a well supported event. After the Grand Prix series this promises to be a very interesting end to the season,” one of the organisers, Sean McFadden said.His comments were echoed by Brendan McDaid of Letterkenny A.C.“I think this is an event people will enjoy. The course is appealing and with a good array of prizes, spread across all categories, there should be something in it for everyone,” he said. A special part of the event will be a be a juvenile track programme; Under-12 600 metres, Under-14 800m and Under-16 1500m. This is sure to attract a lot of interest. Hopefully, young athletes and fun runners will come out with their parents and support this event.There will be first, second and third prizes for senior men, senior women, master men (40, 50, 60) and Master Women (40, 45, 50- 1st and 2nd)Entry fee for the 10k is €10. Registration from 12.30pm at the Aura Leisure Centre. Contact Sean McFadden (087) 256-7861 or Brendan McDaid (086) 811-3947 for further details.  HUNDREDS EXPECTED TO TURN OUT FOR NEWMILLS 10K THIS SATURDAY was last modified: October 18th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Newmills 10Klast_img read more


first_imgFINN Valley AC’s Gerard Gallagher was first home in Friday night’s Brockage 6k road race.Almost 180 runners took partAll the results are below: Brockagh 6k 2013Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 217 20.04 Gerard Gallagher SM Finn Valley A C2 275 20.18 Ivan Toner SM Letterkenny A C 3 345 20.51 Shane Mc Nulty SM Finn Valley A C4 184 21.02 Sean Mc Gettigan SM Finn Valley A C5 285 21.45 Kieran Carlin M40 Finn Valley A C6 276 21.49 Ciaran Toner SM Letterkenny A C7 357 22.00 Oisin Gallen JM Finn Valley A C 8 167 22.11 Jude O’ Donnell M40 Individual9 307 22.28 Patrick Penrose JM Finn Valley A C10 359 22.43 Paul Murray SM Finn Valley A C11 174 22.46 Tom Thomspon M40 Finn Valley A C 12 199 23.10 Dominic Bonner M50 Finn Valley A C13 192 23.15 Catherine Whoriskey SW City Of Derry14 191 23.21 Peter Lilburn M50 City Of Derry15 329 23.25 Jack Mc Bride JM Castlefinn Running16 361 23.30 Patrick Mc Glynn SM Individual17 165 24.09 Michael Penrose M50 Finn Valley A C18 197 24.11 Noleen Porter W40 Finn Valley A C19 264 24.26 Eugene Gallen M40 Individual20 170 24.36 Tony Gallagher M40 Finn Valley A C21 259 24.41 Stewart Mc Gee SM Individual22 278 24.45 Kay Byrne W50 Finn Valley A C23 284 24.55 Sean Paul Byrne M40 Finn Valley A C24 282 25.11 Gerry O’ Doherty M50 Essex25 295 25.26 Alan Catterson M40 Finn Valley A C26 169 25.38 Martin Anderson M40 Finn Valley A C27 218 25.40 Tony Murray M60 Individual28 173 25.48 Sean O’ Leary M50 Finn Valley A C29 291 25.49 Paul Mc Gee SM Rosses A.C.30 292 26.04 P.J. Friel SM Individual31 333 26.10 Andy Scanlon M40 Finn Valley A C32 279 26.14 Martina Hegarty SW Individual33 274 26.17 Patrick Gallagher M40 Individual34 190 26.20 Noreen Bonner W50 Finn Valley A C35 198 26.25 Miriam Bonner W40 Finn Valley A C36 344 26.28 Sharon Black SW Letterkenny A C37 277 26.46 James Mc Guire M50 Finn Valley A C38 277 26.46 Paddy Hannigan M50 Individual39 304 27.01 Marie Harper SW Finn Valley A C40 175 27.10 Pat Mc Crudden M60 Finn Valley A C41 172 27.18 Mary Hipsley W40 Finn Valley A C42 303 27.23 Eugene Mc Ginley M40 Individual43 309 27.35 Gerard Mc Glynn SM Individual44 223 27.37 Owen Coyle M50 Rosses A.C.45 300 27.39 Michael Mc Keown SM Individual46 225 27.49 Sarah Byrne SW Finn Valley A C47 254 27.49 Conor Mc Gonagle M40 Finn Valley A C48 152 28.20 Ashlean Mc Geehin SW Finn Valley A C49 196 28.21 Noel Duffy M40 Individual50 193 28.26 Jackie Harvey W50 Tír Chonaill A C51 146 28.29 Kathleen Gallen W40 Finn Valley A C52 280 28.31 Gloria Donaghey W50 Finn Valley A C53 315 28.37 Stephan Ward SM Individual54 341 28.43 Gerry Marley M40 Individual55 188 28.43 Sharon Hamilton SW Finn Valley A C56 224 29.01 Vera Haughey W50 Tír Chonaill A C57 168 29.08 Paul Whelan SM Individual58 302 29.25 Sean O’ Donnell M50 Individual59 356 29.37 Seamus Gallen M40 Individual60 153 29.49 Evelyn Mc Geehin W40 Finn Valley A C61 150 29.59 Maria Boyle W40 Finn Valley A C62 308 30.23 Lisa Mc Glynn SW Castlefinn Running63 331 30.38 Packie Bonner M40 Individual64 255 30.58 Marie Mc Gonagle SW Finn Valley A C65 348 30.58 Francesca Patton SW Individual66 158 31.01 Gretta Marley W40 Finn Valley A C67 339 31.01 Karl Houston M40 Castlefinn Running68 363 31.11 Courtney Mc Glynn Walker Individual69 200 31.34 Marcela Mc Crea W40 Castlefinn Running70 321 31.37 Charlie Mc Monagle M40 Individual71 160 31.38 Kevin Gibbons M40 Individual72 154 32.03 Elaine Grant SW Finn Valley A C73 227 32.27 Martin Mc Cormack Walker Individual74 189 32.27 Sean Bonner M50 Convoy Running Club75 30 32.47 Mary Martin W60 Finn Valley A C76 281 32.49 Grace O’ Donnell SW Convoy Running Club77 185 33.08 Laura Duncan SW Castlefinn Running78 186 33.08 Richard Duncan SM Castlefinn Running79 145 33.26 Helena Mc Menamin W40 Finn Valley A C80 143 33.26 Jennifer Pearson SW Finn Valley A C81 148 33.27 Dympna Mc Ginty SW Finn Valley A C82 43 33.52 Paula Jansen SW Finn Valley A C83 159 34.06 Ann Marie Gibbons SW Finn Valley A C84 296 34.24 Ronnie Mc Bride M40 Castlefinn Running85 373 34.28 Barry Duffy M40 Finn Valley A C86 204 35.09 Valerie Mc Guire W50 Finn Valley A C87 316 35.09 Cathy Ward Walker Individual88 163 35.09 May Ward JW Individual89 164 35.14 Aíne Ward JW Individual90 283 35.17 Margaret O’ Doherty W50 Essex91 187 35.28 Ann Marie Reylonds W40 Individual92 310 35.28 Catriona Gilligan SW Finn Valley A C93 149 35.42 Tina Mc Glynn SW Finn Valley A C94 360 35.44 Paula O’ Donnell SW Finn Valley A C95 330 35.46 Dympna Bonner W40 Individual96 195 35.49 James Boyle M60 Finn Valley A C97 177 35.50 Jessica Martin JW Glenfinn98 332 35.52 Marie Gallagher SW Finn Valley A C99 288 35.54 Catherine Browne JW Individual100 68 36.17 Nicola Kee W40 Finn Valley A C101 342 36.43 Shaun Marley Walker Individual102 144 36.50 Hilary Pearson W50 Finn Valley A C103 226 37.01 Kevin Mc Hugh M60 Finn Valley A C104 358 37.52 Eireann Gallen JM Finn Valley A C105 299 38.05 Mary Byrne W40 Finn Valley A C106 294 38.05 Audrey Crawford W40 Finn Valley A C107 293 38.06 Annmarie Lynch SW Finn Valley A C108 374 38.33 Mary Penrose W40 Finn Valley A C109 147 38.48 Frances Wilson SW Finn Valley A C110 340 38.51 Patrica Houston SW Castlefinn Running111 287 38.56 Reece Furey JM Individual112 222 39.26 Ciara Molloy Walker Individual113 343 39.28 Drren Marley Walker Individual114 250 39.29 Daniel Furey Walker Individual115 162 39.39 Matthew Gibbons JM Individual116 253 39.54 Fionnualla Mc Bride W40 Castlefinn Running117 328 39.54 Fionnualla Mc Bride W40 Castlefinn Running118 349 40.03 Karina Mc Meniman SW Individual119 362 40.37 Oisin Mc Glynn JM Individual120 151 40.47 Sharon Scanlon SW Finn Valley A C121 166 41.46 Rosemary Connolly W50 Finn Valley A C122 305 42.44 Siobhan Morrow JW Individual123 161 42.57 Amy Gibbons JW Individual124 265 43.39 Finian Gallen Walker Individual125 179 43.56 Lauren Martin Walker Glenfinn126 334 43.56 Ann Griffin W50 Individual127 251 44.46 Rachel Furey Walker Individual128 269 44.47 Marty Martin Walker Glenfinn129 289 44.55 James Browne Walker Individual130 262 44.59 Bridín Gallen W40 Individual131 372 45.52 Amanda Duffy W40 Finn Valley A C132 263 46.13 Erin Gallen Walker Individual133 181 48.06 Yvonne Boyle JW Finn Valley A C134 182 48.06 Janine Boyle JW Finn Valley A C135 286 48.16 Mary Furey W50 Individual136 313 49.47 Shaun Ward Walker Individual137 312 49.50 Odhran Ward Walker Individual138 252 50.43 Fionnualla Woolton W40 Individual139 178 50.47 Emma Martin Walker Glenfinn140 318 50.50 Nadia Mc Monagle Walker Individual141 228 50.53 A Furey Walker Individual142 354 51.22 Deirdre Moy SW Finn Valley A C143 322 51.39 Michelle O’ Connor SW Individual144 256 51.39 Josephine Gallagher SW Individual145 347 51.39 Margaret Bonner W40 Individual146 306 52.29 Rosaleen Mc Gonagle W60 Finn Valley A C147 258 52.29 Eugene Drumm M50 Individual148 221 52.31 Mairead Molloy W40 Individual149 320 52.31 Marie Mc Monagle W40 Individual150 220 53.21 Michaela Gl;ackin Walker Individual151 176 53.22 Kathleen Martin Walker Glenfinn152 210 53.23 Noreen Mc Ginty SW Individual153 317 53.25 Deirdre Ward W40 Individual154 376 53.35 Hannah Mc Gowan JW Finn Valley A C155 375 53.35 Andrea Mc Gowan SW Finn Valley A C156 207 53.49 Mickey Moy M60 Individual157 171 53.50 Breid Coyle W40 Individual158 298 53.50 Mary Mc Granaghan SW Finn Valley A C159 194 54.20 Grace Boyle W50 Finn Valley A C160 371 54.20 Bridgeen Doherty W50 Finn Valley A C161 314 54.38 Rosemary Ward Walker Individual162 271 54.38 Jackie O’ Meara Walker Glenfinn163 268 55.33 Síle Martin Walker Glenfinn164 219 55.33 Michael Glacken M40 Individual165 261 55.44 Roisin Glackin W40 Individual166 180 58.49 Alicia Boyle SW Finn Valley A C167 183 58.49 Justin Boyle JM Finn Valley A C168 257 59.16 Donna Gallagher Walker Individual169 353 59.23 Liam Kelly SM Individual170 270 60.07 Kathleen Martin Walker Glenfinn171 290 60.07 Eimear Browne Walker Individual172 355 60.07 Ciara Moy JW Finn Valley A C173 352 60.07 Grace Kelly Walker Individual174 350 60.37 Carmel Kelly Walker Individual175 267 60.59 Eddie Moy Walker Glenfinn176 319 61.00 Margaret Mc Monagle W50 Individual177 260 61.00 Mary Harkin W50 Individual178 301 61.00 Charlie Mc Elwee Walker Individual179 266 81.20 Graham Mc Ginty Walker GlenfinnTotal Runners: 17923 August Page 6 of 6 RESULTS: FINN VALLEY’S GALLAGHER WINS BROCKAGH 6K was last modified: August 23rd, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new 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first_imgMILFORD are the Mount Errigal Hotel Junior A Champions after a nerve-wrecking comeback win over Urris.As topsy-turvy games go, this had it all.The Inishowen side looked out of the game at O’Donnell Park as they trailed by seven points at one stage.They clawed their way back into the match – hitting eight scores on the bounce – to creep into a one point lead with less than ten minutes left. With Urris leading 2-06 to 2-05, Milford looked stunned.But they were stunned into action and hit four late points without reply through Pauric and David Curley,  Conor McNulty and Cathal McGettigan to take the Dr McCloskey Cup back to Milford.Final score Milford 2-09, Urris 2-06.DDTV: LATE LATE SHOW AS MILFORD LIFT TITLE was last modified: August 25th, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:GAA NEWS: LATE LATE SHOW AS MILFORD LIFT TITLElast_img read more

Energy efficiency programs: state by state ratings

first_imgCalifornia is Best; Wyoming is WorstWest coast, Northeast, and Lakes states fill out the top 10WASHINGTON, DC — The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has ranked all 50 states for the quality of their energy-efficiency programs and policies. California received the highest ranking; in descending order, the next best states are Oregon, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, Washington, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and New Jersey.Maggie Eldridge, an ACEEE research associate, noted, “The top-ranked states are demonstrating great leadership in promoting energy independence with cost-effective energy-efficiency investments.” ACEEE scores states on the quality of their utility-sponsored and state-sponsored energy-efficiency programs, their building energy codes, their appliance efficiency standards, and the energy efficiency of public buildings, among other factors. At the bottom of the list, in descending order, are Arkansas, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennesse, Mississippi, South Dakota, North Dakota, Alabama, and Wyoming. For more information, visit the ACEEE website.last_img read more

27 new faces in first Odisha list of Congress

first_imgThe Opposition Congress, which was routed in Odisha in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and put up a poor performance in the simultaneous Assembly elections, has fielded 27 new faces so far. The first list of 42 candidates for Odisha was released by the AICC on Monday night — 36 for the Assembly and six for Lok Sabha seats. As per the list there are new candidates for four Lok Sabha and 23 Assembly seats in the State. OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik said the list of candidates for the remaining 15 Lok Sabha and 101 Assembly seats will be announced soon.last_img