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Saso never doubted ability to win gold

first_imgPalace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Peza offers relief to ecozone firms MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award “I had no doubt on what (club) I wanted to hit. I didn’t have second thoughts taking the kind of shot I needed to,” Saso told the Inquirer, minutes after submitting a six-under-par 66 that keyed the Philippines’ golden sweep of women’s golf at Pondok Indah Golf Course here Sunday afternoon.Near the green, while Saso was about to putt after studying her line intently, her Japanese father Masa was a nervous wreck, muttering in broken Filipino, loud enough for the Inquirer to hear: “Ilapit mo lang (just putt it close). Two putts, panalo pa din tayo (we will still win).”“I was going to go [hole it] no matter what,” Saso said later.And just like that, something never before done by the Philippines was accomplished by a troika of young ladies in a sport few people back home expected would give the country its biggest glory in the 45-nation Olympics of the region.Draped with the PH flag of three stars and a sun, Bianca Pagdanganan and LK Go were whooping it up somewhere near the giant scoreboard.Pagdanganan did her part, too, by carding a similar 66.ADVERTISEMENT Go, whom coach Rick Gibson would later say was the comical lass who held the team together, failed to count with a 73.The ladies and the other gold medalist, weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, will arrive in Manila on Tuesday.“This is the biggest thing that has happened to me,” said the 20-year-old Pagdanganan, who helped University of Arizona to the US NCAA title just a few months back. “This is far better (than the NCAA). I’m playing for my country, the country of my birth.“Nothing can top what I am feeling right now,” she added, just after Saso had holed out and waited for the Chinese, Liu Wenbo, make a mess out of her 72nd hole with a quadruple bogey.Gibson broke down while being interviewed, while the girls held their composure and celebrated with family and friends who made the trip here and shared their journey to history.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Golf roundup View comments ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins JAKARTA—Faced with a daunting second shot from 210 yards on a par-5 finishing hole, Yuka Saso had no qualms taking a 4-iron and attempt the shot that will define her young career—and win the individual event and seal the team championship in the 18th Asian Games.Bones Floro, the nonplaying skipper who helped put this team together, was in a golf cart on the pathway, some 80 yards from Saso’s spot. A crack player himself, Bones didn’t need to look at the flight of the ball, just Saso’s body language—or the lack of it.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced “We just made history!” Bones declared as the gallery that crowded the side of the small, undulating 18th green erupted in frenzy.Saso’s ball took one bounce near the right greenside bunker before settling on the fringe some 18 feet away.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’A pin-high putt is left. Very make-able. History was indeed beckoning.It was set up by a shot that came from a 17-year-old, a gorgeous swing that will, after a long walk in the middle of the fairway adorned by cheers from a small Filipino crowd, rewrite Philippine golf history in the Asian Games. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more


GOL Pursues Corkrum’s ‘Companion’ at Georgia State Bar

first_imgThe Government of Liberia, through a hired legal counsel in the United States of America, took a bold step in pursuit of Melvin Johnson, who the complainant referred to as ‘the companion’ of Ellen Corkrum, by filing a grievance against him with the State of Georgia (USA) Bar, of which Johnson is a member. In a 5 page letter dated May 28, 2014, Stephen M. Schneebaum of Fox Rothschild LLP conveyed GOL’s complaint alleging that Johnson, while in Liberia, “violated the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct… through engagement in acts both illegal and reflecting moral turpitude.” Such alleged acts, according to the letter, include defrauding the Liberia Airport Authority, which was under the directorship of his ‘social and/or romantic partner’ Ellen Corkrum at the time, and attempting to practice law in the Republic of Liberia when his application for admission to the Liberia Bar was never passed upon by the board of examiners. However, GOL goes further to allege that Johnson’s actions constitute economic sabotage, resulting in a Special Grand Jury indictment and seeks punitive action upon him from State of Georgia Bar, as well as his extradition from the USA to face the charges on Liberian soil. Johnson, who was recently removed from the post, Chief Municipal Court Judge for the City of Lithonia, Georgia, is still practicing law in the State of Georgia through his law firm, Melvin Johnson and Associates, Inc.“The facts as set out in Count Two of the indictment… and the documents tendered to the Grand Jury in support show that funds supposedly intended to be used for review and upgrade of security at RIA were remitted to the IOLTA account of Mr. Johnson’s law firm, Melvin Johnson and Associates, Inc.,” the letter submits.  “[This entity appears to be the law firm owned and controlled by Mr. Johnson and operating in Stone Mountain, Georgia.  To the best of our knowledge, no member of the firm is a Member of the Bar of the Republic of Liberia.  The firm was also indicted by the Special Grand Jury for Monserrado County.] Why and how that arrangement was made is unknown to us, since there is no reason to believe that Mr. Johnson had any role to play in providing security services to the LAA. [IOLTA accounts are normally held by law firms to segregate interest earned by client funds in their temporary custody.  There is no evidence known to us to suggest that any security contractor was a client of Mr. Johnson or his law firm, and of course if it were, that would implicate a direct conflict of interest, given that Mr. Johnson also claims to have represented the LAA.]”Ellen Corkrum “It is the Government’s contention”, continues the letter, “that Ms. Corkrum misused her position for her own personal pecuniary gain and that of others, and she was indicted by the same Special Grand Jury that returned a true bill against Mr. Johnson.  She is accused of having diverted a significant contract for runway renovation at Liberia’s international airport to a shell company, of misusing public funds intended for the purchase of computer hardware and peripherals, and of conspiring with Mr. Johnson to steer funds intended to pay for airport security to him without any expectation that he or his company would be qualified, able, or willing to perform the work.  Mr. Johnson and Ms. Corkrum departed from Liberia – having been informed that their conduct described in the indictment was under investigation – in mid-February, 2013.Johnson’s companion, Ellen Corkrum, who made a name in Liberia for having secretly taped conversations with numerous high-ranking government officials including President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, implicating them in alleged corrupt practices which the letter addresses:   “Apparently in an effort to forestall or block a criminal investigation, he and Ms. Corkrum began to arrange meetings with Government ministers and other high officials of the Republic of Liberia.  The purposes of these meetings apparently were to enlist support for Ms. Corkrum in preemptively defeating any criminal charges, and eliciting embarrassing or compromising statements from Government figures that could then be used to discredit them.  Ms. Corkrum carried with her a hidden tape-recording device, the presence of which she did not disclose to her interlocutors, and made an audiotape of each of her meetings.  Mr. Johnson was in attendance with her, and colluded with her in carrying out this campaign of intimidation intending, perhaps, to lead to either financial or political blackmail.“Ms. Corkrum and Mr. Johnson have released several of the tapes for broadcast by mass media operating in Liberia.  Some in the press have speculated that they are part of a political agenda of the couple, portraying themselves as “whistleblowers” and “white knight” characters perhaps available to offer themselves as candidates for political office.  Mr. Johnson’s voice may be heard on some if not all of the recordings.  There is no question that he was physically present, and that he participated in the illicit taping.  Both Ms. Corkrum and Mr. Johnson have appeared on live radio talk shows broadcast in Liberia, in which he has held himself out as an adviser to Ms. Corkrum in all aspects of this illegal operation.In Liberia, as in many States in the United States (including Georgia), it is a criminal act to record a conversation with another person without his or her consent.  The relevant statutory law in Liberia is Chapter 19 of the Criminal Code (“offenses against the right of privacy”), sections 19.1(c), 19.2(b), and 19.2(c).  Exhibit E.  Divulging the contents of an illegally-recorded conversation to others is a separate offense, of which both Ms. Corkrum and Mr. Johnson are likely guilty as well.”The full text of the letter is published with this story and in print on page 8 of the June 9, 2014 edition of the Daily Observer.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more


Spurs boss Pochettino, Liverpool’s Klopp tested by great expectations

first_imgPochettino has been in charge at Tottenham since 2014, while Klopp is in his third season with Liverpool, making the forthcoming campaign a watershed moment for both bosses.After finishing third in the Premier League in 2015 and second last season, Tottenham suddenly find themselves in danger of being stuck in reverse at a time when they should be putting their foot on the gas.Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane was the top scorer in the Premier League last season © AFP/File / Don EMMERTBuilding his team around England stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli and, with Christian Eriksen, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Son Heung-Min all influential in their own right, Pochettino has assembled a group capable of beating any side in the country on their day.But the 45-year-old Argentine and his players have come up short two years in a row as the pressure of the title race proved too much for them.Last season, they had Chelsea in their sights in the closing weeks before an FA Cup semi-final loss to the Blues triggered a stumble that saw them finish seven points behind the champions.Making up a deficit of that order won’t be easy this season as Tottenham have the thorny issue of playing their home games at Wembley while White Hart Lane is being redeveloped.Wembley wasn’t a welcoming arena for Tottenham when they played their European fixtures there last season, prompting claims that the high tempo pressing game Pochettino prefers was ill suited to the English national stadium’s large pitch.Adding to Pochettino’s discomfort, he has so far gone through the summer transfer window without making a single signing.While Tottenham’s title rivals have shattered records with their lavish spending, Pochettino heads into the new campaign with a weaker squad than last year after selling England right-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City.– Limited success –Publicly, Pochettino backs chairman Daniel Levy’s cautious approach in an historically expensive market.Yet the former Southampton coach might not be so sanguine if the window closes without fresh faces finally arriving in north London.Liverpool splashed out a club record £43.9 million ($57 million) on Roma winger Mohamed Salah (right) © AFP/File / Christof STACHE“We are working, trying to add some players to the squad,” he said.“Our idea was, the same as before, to try to provide the team with more strength and try to sign a few players before the end of the transfer window.”At Anfield, Klopp has spent the summer trying to close the gap on Tottenham and the rest of the Premier League’s big guns with only limited success.The German splashed out a club record £43.9 million ($57 million) on Roma winger Mohamed Salah and added Hull defender Andrew Robertson to the mix.But Robertson is unlikely to be a game changer, while Salah’s last taste of the Premier League with Chelsea was utterly forgettable.Klopp has also failed to land Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk and Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita, while having to fend off Barcelona’s attempts to sign Reds playmaker Philippe Coutinho.“Until the 31st of August we run through the world with open eyes,” Klopp said of his transfer problems.“It’s not that we decide on our own, it’s also about other clubs.”After finishing fourth last season, Liverpool need to rebuff the perception they took advantage of down years from Arsenal and Manchester United.Having enjoyed unprecedented success with Borussia Dortmund, Klopp has proved he can beat the odds before, but winning Liverpool’s first title since 1990 would be the 50-year-old’s finest achievement.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) and Tottenham Hotspur’s Mauricio Pochettino are under pressure to turn potential into silverware © AFP/File / JUSTIN TALLISLONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 8 – Under pressure to turn tantalising potential into tangible prizes, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp face the acid test of their talents this season.Despite being feted as teams on the rise, Tottenham and Liverpool have yet to win a single trophy under their current managers.last_img read more


Job Vacancy: Construction company seeks HR Manager

first_imgJob Vacancy: A Buncrana-based company in the construction sector is seeking a HR Manager. Job Details: Contract Type: Full-time/PermanentLocation: Buncrana, Co. DonegalHours of Work: 30-40 hours per weekSalary: Negotiable and depending on experience SummaryThe role will involve the execution of HR duties in support of the company’s business and in accordance with the overall aims and objectives of the organisation.  Primary ResponsibilitiesAdminister HR-related documentation, such as offer letters, contracts of employment, leavers’, various types of leave such as annual leave and sickness and maintenance of personnel files.Liaise with the Directors and management on various employment-related issues and queries.Execute the recruitment and selection process from the outset through to appointment – i.e. Advertise jobs, deal with enquires, set up assessment centres and interviews and issue relevant correspondence.Ensure the relevant HR database is up to date, accurate and complies with relevant legislation.Ensure all personnel files are up-to-date and accurate.Ensure all new employees are reference checked within the appropriate timescales.Record all absenteeism for staff in liaison with line managers, ensuring that all evidence of incapacity is obtained.Ensure all payroll information is up-to-date including starters and leavers and provide this information to accounts on a weekly basis.Process payroll on a weekly basis.Ensure staff inductions are completed.Update staff training records and profiles.Record and monitor staff turnover information and provide to the Directors on a monthly basis.Conduct exit interviews with leaver before they leave the organisation.Ensure all maternity and paternity information is up-to-date and inform the accounts department as and when required.Provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on employment legislation as and when required.Manage employee relations cases such as disciplinary, capability and grievances, ensuring the appropriate record-keeping of relevant documents throughout cases, so that the business is adequately protected.Performance review meetings with line managersProbation review meetingsSeek legal advice where appropriate, to ensure that the business is protected.Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures.Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.Any other duties as may be requested by the Directors and deemed reasonable to the post. Essential Criteria2 years’ experience in a senior HR role to include HR administrationExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to be highly organisedAbility to work in a busy office environmentExcellent Computer Skills and highly competent in Microsoft OfficeExcellent Typing and Keyboard SkillsAbility to adapt to change and manage and change priorities in line with business needs.Attention to detail and high level of accuracyAbility to be assertive Desirable CriteriaCIPD Member or equivalentExperience in working with payrollExperience in the hospitality and construction sector How to Apply:To apply for this position, please send a cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria, your current salary and when you would be available to commence employment, along with your CV to or via post to HR Team, Catalyst Inc., Bay Road, Derry BT48 7TG; before Friday 2nd March 2018 at 5.00pm. Job Vacancy: Construction company seeks HR Manager was last modified: February 13th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:buncranaconstructiondonegalEmploymentHRhuman resourcesJob Vacancylast_img read more


Mbappe, Van Dijk and other transfer rumours ranked by likelihood they’ll happen

first_imgThe transfer window is still not officially open, but Premier League clubs are already moving to improve their squads ahead of the 2017/18 season.Manchester City have added Bernardo Silva in a £43m deal, and Arsenal announced Sead Kolasinac will move to the Emirates on a free transfer when his Schalke contract expires at the end of June.But these deals are just a taste of what’s to come, with Premier League clubs expected to smash the overall transfer spending record of £880m, set last summer.talkSPORT take a look at five of the hottest transfer rumours right now involving Premier League clubs, and rank them by the likelihood they will happen before the window closes at the end of August.Click the right arrow, above, to see all the rumours… 1. Chelsea to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton – Romelu Lukaku left Chelsea on a permanent deal three years ago, and his return to Stamford Bridge this summer seems to be the most likely transfer to go ahead. The 24-year-old has revealed talks with an unnamed club are in progress: “We are now in talks with the [unnamed] club and I am looking forward. I want to play in the Champions League and try to win the Premier League – that would be best of all.” With a move to Manchester United reportedly off the cards, it seems the Blues are the only team left in the running for the Belgium striker. Everton do not want to sell their prize asset and are requesting upwards of £80m for Lukaku, but Chelsea can spend all the money they want on a striker who is considered one of Europe’s best despite his youth. 5 5 5 5 3. Virgil van Dijk to sign for Chelsea, Manchester City or Liverpool from Southampton – The future of Virgil van Dijk was always going to be a key transfer story this summer, and it has not failed to disappoint in the early weeks. Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool have all been credited with an interest in the Dutch defender. The Reds had reportedly been leading the race for the 25-year-old’s signature, but the Merseyside club have since abandoned their pursuit after Southampton reported Jurgen Klopp’s side to the Premier League over an ‘alleged illegal approach’ for Van Dijk. And with Liverpool seemingly out of contention, Chelsea and City have emerged as the frontrunners to land the defender – who is rumoured to have had a £75million valuation placed on him by the Saints. 5 2. Ryan Bertrand to leave Southampton for Manchester City, Liverpool or Chelsea – Along with Van Dijk, Southampton could be set to lose a second defender to a Premier League club this summer. Ryan Bertrand, formerly of Chelsea, has established himself as one of England’s best full-backs since moving to Saints, and has earned admiring glances from Manchester City, Liverpool and his former employers at Stamford Bridge. Reports suggest Bertrand has told friends he will leave St Mary’s this summer, and he is an appealing target due to his status as a home-grown player and his top flight experience. A move to the Etihad seems most likely as Pep Guardiola has stepped up his interest and money is of no impact to City, as well as Chelsea. Saints are unlikely to want to sell to Liverpool given their transfer history and the accusations involved in the Van Dijk interest, revealed earlier. 4. Manchester United to capture Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata – Manchester United’s attempts to sign Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann have proven unsuccessful due to the LaLiga club’s transfer ban, so Jose Mourinho has looked to Atleti’s city rivals for a new striker. Alvaro Morata was handed his Los Blancos debut by Mourinho, and the Portuguese is keen to reunite with the Spain international as an alternative to Griezmann and Everton’s Romelu Lukaku. Chelsea have also been touted to make a move for Morata, but reports suggest he is keen to link up with Mourinho once again. A move to Old Trafford seems a perfect fit for the 24-year-old, though it is certainly not guaranteed as AC Milan have been making a big money move for him – and Morata himself wants to remain with Real into next season. 5. Kylian Mbappe to leave Monaco for Arsenal – click the right arrow to see the hottest transfer rumours right now – Despite the transfer window not yet officially opening, the Gunners have already submitted two offers to Monaco for wonderkid Mbappe. The France teenager enjoyed a wonderful breakthrough season in Ligue 1, scoring 15 league and six Champions League goals as ASM won the French title and reached the semi-finals of Europe’s premier competition. Real Madrid are also keen on Mbappe, but Arsenal have had an £87m bid turned down and have followed that up with an offer said to be worth £120m. Despite the incredible money being thrown around, Mbappe has hardly pushed for a move away from the Stade Louis II, and it seems unlikely he will depart for north London this summer. last_img read more



first_imgIvan TonerLETTERKENNY AC’s Ivan Toner was first home in the Newmills 10k, more than a minute ahead of clubmate Paul McGlinchey.All the results are below:1 71 33.40 Ivan Toner SM Letterkenny A C 2 65 34.46 Paul McGlinchey SM Letterkenny A C3 61 34.50 Gavin Crawford SM 24/7 Triathlon 4 10 35.17 Paul Ward M40 Tír Chonaill A C5 19 35.28 Kieran Crawford SM Letterkenny A C6 11 35.47 Kevin Ferry M40 Letterkenny A C7 66 35.56 Teresa McGloin SW Finn Valley A C8 59 36.48 Benny McDaid SM Inishowen A C9 12 36.49 Barry Meehan SM Letterkenny A C10 20 36.51 Liam Doherty SM Cranford A C 11 72 37.37 John Daly M40 Letterkenny A C12 122 37.47 Michael Black SM Letterkenny A C13 123 37.57 Paul Doherty SM 24/7 Triathlon14 101 38.21 Jude O’Donnell M40 Unattached 15 115 38.26 Joe English M50 Letterkenny A C16 69 38.36 Humphrey Murphy M40 Letterkenny A C17 15 38.37 Hugh Coll M40 Unattached18 55 38.40 Padraig Friel SM Letterkenny A C19 28 38.46 Eddie Sweeney SM Letterkenny A C20 113 38.47 Raymond Birch SM Letterkenny A C21 60 38.50 Aidan McKenn M40 Letterkenny A C22 104 39.20 Jack McBride SM Finn Valley A C23 23 39.30 Patrick McGee SM Unattached24 134 39.45 Ciaran O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C25 16 40.01 Mark McPaul SM Finn Valley A C26 30 40.32 Michael Burke SM Unattached27 17 40.33 Raymond McGahey M40 Unattached28 52 41.01 Kevin Kildea M50 Unattached29 6 41.10 Eamon Bush M40 Unattached30 64 41.15 Ben George SM Letterkenny A C31 18 41.38 Des Goybraerds SM Unattached32 63 41.41 Eugene McGettigan SM Letterkenny A C33 126 41.51 Stewart Mageee SM Unattached34 5 41.59 Michael Devenny M40 Unattached35 2 42.06 Dean Toland SM Finn Valley A C36 133 42.19 Paul Cosgrove M40 Letterkenny A C37 120 42.57 Cathal Harvey SM Unattached38 127 43.05 Seamus Nallon SM Unattached39 118 43.44 Cathal Morrison M50 Unattached40 102 43.48 Marie Boyle SW Letterkenny A C41 27 43.54 Phil Boyle M40 Letterkenny A C42 24 44.01 Paul Lee M40 Letterkenny A C43 135 44.26 Sharon Black W40 Letterkenny A C44 29 44.29 Patrick McNamee SM Unattached45 121 44.30 Ollie Harvey SM Unattached46 56 44.31 Brian McMonagle SM Unattached47 31 44.32 Michael Shields SM Unattached48 136 44.52 Paul Gildea SM Unattached49 7 45.27 Richard Duncan SM Castlefinn Running50 50 45.51 Anthony Farrn SM Letterkenny A C51 131 46.15 Siobhan Gallagher SW Letterkenny A C52 132 46.15 Paul Cullen SM 24/7 Triathlon53 51 46.33 Dara Dunne SW Letterkenny A C54 58 46.52 Kevin Gallager M40 Unattached55 129 47.21 Gerard McGlynn SM Unattached56 26 47.43 Serena McDaid SW Letterkenny A C57 114 48.12 Stephen Roarty SM Unattached58 139 48.20 James Whoriskey SM Unattached59 3 48.24 Damien Downey M40 Inishowen A C60 108 48.31 Chris Ashmore M40 Unattached61 4 48.48 Hugh O’Donnell M50 Unattached62 1 48.50 Sabrina Mackey W40 Unattached63 70 48.59 Aishlean McGeehan SW Finn Valley A C64 34 49.00 Cormack Nolan M40 Unattached65 33 49.00 Louis Bradley M60 Letterkenny A C66 137 49.34 Cathal Roarty M40 Letterkenny A C67 105 49.34 Eugene McClafferty SM Rosses A.C.68 57 49.55 John McCandless SM Inishowen A C69 107 50.41 Joanne Campbell SW Finn Valley A C70 124 51.01 Dermot Gallagher SM Unattached71 117 51.05 Sean O’Donnell M50 Unattached72 53 51.42 Lisa Dalton SW 24/7 Triathlon73 54 52.13 Andrew Stewart SM Letterkenny A C74 62 52.29 Carl Houston M50 Castlefinn Running75 125 52.34 Emma Bates SW Finn Valley A C76 22 52.36 Aodh Dorrian SM Unattached77 14 52.53 Kilian Nulty M40 24/7 Triathlon78 25 53.00 Paul Sweeney SM Unattached79 138 53.10 Aisling Kelly SW Unattached80 35 54.02 Grace McCrudden W40 Letterkenny A C81 106 54.02 Catriona Gilligan SW Finn Valley A C82 13 54.26 Tina Mcugh SW Unattached83 130 55.00 Orla Nallon SW Unattached84 128 55.46 Lisa McGlynn SW Castlefinn Running85 119 56.26 Rachel Robinson SW Unattached86 8 59.27 Laura Duncan SW Castlefinn Running87 116 62.01 Louise Goudie SW Raphoe Runners88 111 62.12 Donna McBride SW Unattached89 109 62.12 Elaine McBride SW Unattached90 110 62.15 James McClenaghan SM Unattached91 9 62.57 Natasha White SW Castlefinn Running92 140 62.57 AnnMarie Gibbons SW Finn Valley A C93 21 63.32 Angela McConnell W40 Castlefinn Running94 67 65.52 Corina Catteson SW Castlefinn Running95 103 65.52 Fionnuala McBride SW Castlefinn Running96 68 68.40 Mick Flynn SM Castlefinn Running97 32 70.00 AnneMarie Shiels SW Run LK98 112 72.40 Neysa McClafferty SW UnattachedTotal Runners: 98RESULTS: TONER WINS NEWMILLS 10K was last modified: October 19th, 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:RESULTS: TONER WINS NEWMILLS 10Klast_img read more



first_imgINISHOWEN AC runner Benny Mullan won today’s Donegal Marathon in a sub-3 hour time.All the results are below: Well done to everyone who took part.Donegal Marathon 2014Place Bib Name Club Gun Chip Time Sex Class1 53 Benny Mullan Inishowen A.C. 2:56:50.4 2:56:49.9 M F402 19 Philip Rainey Marathon Club Ireland 3:01:39.1 3:01:39.1 M FS3 76 Kevin Wallace Letterkenny 3:02:24.1 3:02:24.1 M FS4 114 Terence Coyle 3:03:03.6 3:03:03.6 M F555 137 Gerard Bogle Finn Valley AC 3:03:32.8 3:03:32.8 M F506 69 Barry Shanks St Peters 3:11:32.7 3:11:22.7 M F407 152 John Mc Glinchey Finn Valley A.C. 3:12:05.9 3:12:05.9 M F458 112 Aidan Grier 3:13:29.8 3:13:26.1 M FS9 106 Tom Thompson Finn Valley A.C. 3:15:26.3 3:15:26.3 M F4510 100 Barry Cassidy 3:21:06.7 3:21:03.8 M F5011 166 Brian McBride Letterkenny A.C. 3:22:05.2 3:21:59.0 M F4012 135 Kieran Coyle Letterkenny A.C. 3:22:53.2 3:22:48.3 M FS13 50 Paddy McNamee 3:25:05.0 3:25:01.8 M F5014 158 David Vint Newry City Runners AC 3:25:31.3 3:25:29.1 M F5015 141 Dermot McElhinney Magherafelt Harriers 3:28:05.9 3:27:45.7 M F4016 105 Peter Kardos 3:28:14.1 3:28:11.6 M F4017 13 Paul Mc Guinness 3:29:03.6 3:28:58.5 M F4018 56 Owen McKinney Inishowen A.C. 3:30:54.9 3:30:52.5 M F4019 113 Jolene Mellon North East Runners A.C. 3:31:30.4 3:31:22.0 W FS20 147 Nigel Campbell 3:32:01.5 3:32:01.5 M F4021 120 Ronan Mc Elwaine 3:32:55.7 3:32:22.7 M F4022 74 Kevin Gallagher 3:34:33.7 3:34:30.7 M FS23 99 Caroline Kelly Marathon Club Ireland 3:35:58.1 3:35:56.4 W F4524 14 John Glynn 3:36:24.7 3:36:17.3 M FS25 149 Stanislaw Kostanski 3:36:57.5 3:36:55.5 M F4026 1 Paddy Hannigan 3:38:22.1 3:38:10.9 M F5027 94 Vitor Oliveira 3:42:19.8 3:42:10.6 M FS28 92 Jason Kelly 3:43:10.6 3:42:59.3 M FS29 48 Tim Crowley 3:44:38.5 3:44:16.3 M FS30 70 John Wallace 3:45:05.8 3:44:39.6 M FS31 91 Robert Martin North Down AC 3:46:51.5 3:46:37.8 M F4532 161 Gary Gillen 3:49:00.5 3:48:52.6 M FS33 164 Paul Murry 3:49:59.0 3:49:14.4 M FS34 93 Liam Mc Ginty Finn Valley A.C. 3:49:59.6 3:49:21.1 M F4535 156 Gillian Cordner Seapark AC 3:51:05.0 3:50:54.8 W FS36 98 Brian Jablonski 3:51:52.6 3:51:41.1 M FS37 133 Martin O’ Donnell 3:53:27.7 3:53:20.0 M FS38 80 Michael Clarke 3:53:45.2 3:53:15.3 M FS39 89 Matthew McGinty 3:54:27.3 3:53:31.5 M FS40 116 Brian Ward 24/7 Triathlon Club, 3:54:54.6 3:54:54.1 M F4541 150 Eddie Clyde Springwell Running Club 3:54:58.2 3:54:53.8 M FS42 148 John Butcher Springwell Running Club 3:54:58.3 3:54:53.6 M F4043 160 Erin Mullan 3:55:34.7 3:55:34.7 W FS44 47 Lawrence Bookham 3:55:39.0 3:55:32.4 M F4045 90 James Robertson Omagh Harriers 3:56:30.3 3:55:28.9 M FS46 58 James Nugent 3:58:38.0 M M5047 54 Simon Chodziesner 3:58:41.2 3:58:27.7 M F5048 39 Garvin Boyce 3:59:10.6 3:59:06.7 M F4049 151 Simon Moore Springwell Running Club 3:59:33.6 3:59:28.9 M FS50 71 Helen Mc Cready Rosses A.C. 3:59:50.3 3:59:22.3 W FS51 57 Ronan Clancy 3:59:52.7 3:59:22.0 M FS52 88 Thomas Given 4:00:40.2 4:00:32.8 M F4053 132 Patrick Morning 4:01:27.2 4:01:21.8 M F4554 22 Anne Fournier 4:02:34.2 4:02:23.6 W F5555 64 Michael Doherty 4:02:43.7 4:02:16.4 M F5556 102 Paul McCavera Marathon Club Ireland 4:02:46.9 4:02:40.6 M F4057 163 Nigel McNeill Springwell Running Club 4:03:46.2 4:03:41.5 M F4558 169 Michael Mc Keown 4:05:23.0 4:05:23.0 M FS59 118 Stephen Cunningham 4:05:30.9 4:05:14.4 M FS60 175 Donie Owens 4:05:58.8 4:05:53.0 M FS61 82 Noel McAllister Ballymena Runners AC 4:09:11.2 4:08:57.0 M FS62 162 Kevin Large SSE Renewables, 4:09:23.0 4:09:18.0 M FS63 37 Eric Pierce 4:09:27.2 4:08:59.2 M F5064 138 Andrena Berry Co Antrim Harriers 4:09:27.7 4:09:02.2 W F5065 25 Mark Lafferty 4:10:45.7 4:09:45.0 M FS66 60 Richard Smith 4:10:56.5 4:10:52.3 M FS67 134 Stephen Harper 4:11:22.4 4:10:42.9 M FS68 139 Grace Bonner 4:12:37.4 4:12:15.8 W F4069 49 Paul McShane 4:13:20.2 4:12:40.5 M F4570 43 Shane Chops Mullan 4:14:08.7 4:13:06.9 M FS71 111 Eddie Doran West Waterford A.C. 4:14:20.0 4:14:06.0 M F4072 153 Eugene Winters 100 Marathon Club Ireland, 4:15:09.7 4:14:59.8 M F5573 42 Joseph Friel 4:15:46.9 4:15:11.9 M FS74 33 Maire Callaghan 4:16:51.5 4:16:33.9 W F5575 2 Kris Allison 4:16:53.3 4:15:52.1 M FS76 65 Paul Skinnader 4:18:20.6 4:18:09.0 M F5077 146 Dennis McMonagle 100 Marathon Club Ireland, 4:19:46.7 4:18:57.0 M F5578 83 Aidan Spence 4:19:55.8 4:19:37.6 M FS79 46 Martin Sweeney 4:21:22.8 4:20:30.3 M FS80 159 Charlie Deeney 4:22:42.7 4:22:39.7 M FS81 67 Paddy Crampsey 4:26:21.4 4:26:21.4 M FS82 51 Patrick Martin 4:26:26.2 4:25:54.2 M F4583 24 Anne Killen 4:26:54.4 4:26:41.0 W FS84 115 James Sheridan Dub Running Club 4:26:57.5 4:26:23.8 M FS85 23 Owen O’Malley 4:27:14.4 4:27:14.4 M F5086 86 John Sweeney 4:27:31.0 4:27:11.4 M F5087 35 Frank Ferns 4:28:53.5 4:27:50.0 M F4588 62 Rónán Brophy 4:29:47.7 4:29:19.5 M F5089 21 Carmel Bourban 4:32:16.9 4:32:06.1 W F4590 18 Ciaran O’Donnell 4:34:46.1 4:33:47.6 M FS91 38 Padraig Carberry 4:34:56.6 4:34:25.8 M FS92 96 Clive Nesbitt 4:36:44.6 4:36:38.6 M F5093 79 Noelle Mc Laughlin 4:36:52.1 4:35:49.2 W F4094 157 Paddy Joe Gallagher 4:37:15.8 4:37:15.8 M FS95 68 Angela Trimble 4:40:01.5 4:39:51.5 W F4096 45 John Devine 4:42:46.8 4:42:41.4 M FS97 77 Anna Devine 4:43:52.8 4:43:23.2 W FS98 81 Lorraine Hyndman 4:43:52.8 4:43:22.5 W FS99 143 Elizabeth McKavanagh 4:44:54.3 4:44:54.3 W F45100 144 Martin Devlin 4:44:54.9 4:44:10.6 M F45101 52 Basil Sexton 4:47:35.1 4:46:46.9 M F40102 110 Gerard Crawford 4:48:05.6 4:47:28.4 M FS103 32 Liam Ward 4:49:38.8 4:49:19.8 M FS104 29 Frank Rogers 4:49:38.9 4:49:38.9 M F40105 59 John Geraghty 4:50:22.0 M M40106 154 Martin Lilley 4:51:21.9 4:51:12.3 M F45107 103 Marcel McCafferty 4:52:01.9 4:51:54.7 M F40108 108 Barry O’Flynn 4:52:12.7 4:51:33.0 M F50109 119 Carmel Roberts 4:52:12.9 4:51:33.7 W F40110 44 Martin Kerrigan 4:52:20.7 4:51:52.4 M F40111 104 Conor Kelly 4:54:34.1 4:54:16.1 M FS112 72 James Campbell Monaghan Town Runners 4:57:30.0 4:56:25.6 M F40113 140 Diarmuid O Leary 4:59:28.5 4:58:40.2 M FS114 26 Gail Ryan 5:00:57.9 5:00:17.0 W FS115 36 Kevin Blake 5:03:15.3 5:02:58.6 M F45116 78 Lorraine Kerr 5:03:30.1 5:02:27.9 W FS117 95 Philip McAvoy 100 Marathon Club Ireland, 5:05:02.4 5:04:50.6 M F50118 27 Martin Ryan 5:08:38.3 5:07:55.4 M FS119 9 Tanya Carson 5:08:51.7 5:08:09.6 W FS120 167 Colm McDaid 5:08:52.0 5:08:16.1 M F40121 12 Donal Mc Guinness 5:11:01.5 5:10:35.6 M FS122 16 Michelle Fookwe 5:11:23.7 5:10:18.1 W F45123 131 Sadie Mc Devitt 5:12:05.5 5:11:13.7 W F45124 66 Moya Gibbons 5:14:41.1 5:14:15.7 W F40125 97 Gillian Abraham 5:26:45.2 5:26:38.5 W FS126 107 Martin Brady 5:26:45.4 5:26:27.1 M F40127 28 Martin Browne 5:29:42.3 5:29:03.8 M F40128 142 Emmett Mc Carron 5:32:39.2 5:32:15.9 M FS129 4 Anne Rodgers Rosses A.C. 5:34:42.7 5:33:55.7 W F40130 117 Patricia O’Donnell Rosses A.C. 5:34:42.9 5:33:55.5 W FS131 85 Kevin O Neill 5:43:34.5 5:43:20.4 M F50132 145 Peter Mc Glynn Letterkenny 5:48:32.6 5:48:06.0 M RESULTS: INISHOWEN AC RUNNER WINS DONEGAL MARATHON was last modified: August 24th, 2014 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:2014Benny MullandonegalInishowen ACMarathonResultslast_img read more



first_imgDonegal Recovery Services at the scene of today’s crash – DONEGALDAILY.COMA MOTORIST was able to walk away from his car after it plunged into a river in Co Donegal today.The driver was unhurt when his vehicle left the road on the Barnesmore Gap between Donegal Town and Ballybofey.Gardai and emergency services were quickly at the scene. The motorist was able to walk away from the incident.It’s understood his vehicle skidded off the road in poor conditions.The accident happened as snow and sleet in many areas of Co Donegal left main routes and secondary roads in a very poor state.“We are urging all motorists to drive with extreme caution over the next few days after a number of weather warnings have been issued,” said a Garda spokesman. Another severe storm will hit Donegal tomorrow evening and into Tuesday.Power has already been cut to 10,000 homes – 73 of those are in Glenties. MOTORIST’S MIRACLE ESCAPE AS GARDAÍ ISSUE ROADS WARNING was last modified: December 22nd, 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:BallybofeyBarnesmoreDonegal TownGardairiver plungeroads warninglast_img read more



first_imgSinn Féin’s Matt Carthy has said that Fianna Fáil candidate Thomas Byrne is “clearly in hysterics over recent opinion polls and needs to calm down.”The Midlands Northwest candidate was responding to a statement issued by Byrne which claims that Sinn Féin wants to “turn the clock back to 1973” with regards to the EU.Cllr Carthy said: “Thomas Byrne is clearly in hysterics over recent opinion polls and has resorted to levelling misinformed attacks at me and my party. He needs to take a deep breath, calm down and stop misrepresenting my position on Europe. “People are rightly concerned about the direction that the European Union is taking and how it treats Ireland. They want a fairer deal for Ireland. They want a democratic Europe where the size of member states doesn’t impact on how they are treated. They don’t want to see further powers handed over from Ireland to Europe.“The people do not want or need another yes-man or woman in Europe. The want someone who will stand up for them and for Ireland’s interests and who will not be afraid to be a confident and critical voice.“Thomas Byrne is clearly worried about his prospects in the upcoming election. As a former Fianna Fáil backbencher he supported every cut, every tax and every attack that government levelled on ordinary people. He would be better off examining his own record than resorting to misrepresenting mine.”  ELECTION 2014: “CALM DOWN, CALM DOWN” CARTHY TELLS BYRNE was last modified: May 6th, 2014 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:European electionMatt CarthyThomas Byrnelast_img read more


Ferias de golfe na África do Sul

first_imgPara os entusiastas do golfe, a África do Sul e um destino maravilhoso – e isto e um eufemismo. O pais usufrui de um clima ideal para passar tempo ao ar livre sob o brilhante sol africano e quando se fala de percursos, os golfistas sentem-se aqui abençoados por tanta escolha.Se gosta do desafio de um campo de golfe junto ao mar tem um imenso leque por onde escolher; mas se prefere jogar em altitude, onde as bolas voam muito mais longe, as escolhas continuam a ser muito boas.Talvez o campo de golfe mais famoso de toda a África do Sul seja o Gary Player Country Club, em Sun City, onde se realiza o Nedbank Golf Challenge, que oferece o maior premio de qualquer torneio de golfe do mundo.No entanto, existem muitos outros campos de golfe de nomeada e de classe que receberam tanto o Torneio PGA Europeu como o Sunshine Tour local, alem de outros nao menos excelentes.A África do Sul produziu alguns golfistas do mais elevado calibre, como Gary Player, Bobby Locke, Ernie Els, Retief Goosen e Trevor Immelman – todos grandes campeoes – e quando experimentar alguns dos campos que temos para lhe oferecer, vai entender o porque.Comece ja a planear o seu safari de golf!Os cinco melhores campos de golfe da África do SulLeopard CreekConsiderado o melhor campo de golfe sul africano e o 25º do mundo fora dos EUA pela Golf Digest USA, Leopard Creek esta situado na orla do mundialmente famoso Parque Nacional Kruger. O projecto de Gary Player tira vantagem da paisagem natural ao mesmo tempo que protege os jogadores com a ajuda de tecnicas inovadoras de arquitectura e paisagisticas.Gary Player Country ClubOnde se realiza o Nedbank Challenge, o Gary Player Country Club, em Sun City, na provincia do Noroeste, tem dois buracos que se classificaram na lista do Golf Online entre os 500 melhores buracos de golfe, tendo a Golf Digest USA classificado o percurso em 29º lugar do mundo fora dos EUA.Wild Coast Country ClubDesenhado pelo mundialmente famoso Robert Trent Jones, o percurso tem como pano de fundo o Oceano Indico, tornando-o de uma beleza extraordinaria – mas que castiga os que nao estao habituados a grandes irregularidades de terreno. O buraco que distingue o clube e o par-tres treze, que foi incluido entre os 500 melhores buracos do mundo pela Golf Online.Fancourt Holte, Country Club e Golf EstateSituado na pitoresca parte sul do Cabo, o campo de golfe The Links do Fancourt Hotel foi o anfitriao de um memoravel confronto na Presidents Cup 2003 (Taça do Presidente) entre os EUA e a Equipa Internacional, assim como da Taça Mundial Feminina de Golfe inaugural em 2005. Classificado 59º no mundo fora dos EUA pela Golf Digest USA, o percurso e unico na África do Sul. O projecto de Gary Player fez um conjunto absolutamente deslumbrante, com 700.000 metros cubicos de terra removida para criar um estilo tipicamente Links onde antes fora um terreno meramente plano.Durban Country ClubFoi o campo que mais Campeonatos Open Sul Africanos recebeu, com uma lista de vencedores que incluem os nomes de Gary Player, Bobby Locke, Bob Charles, Ernie Els e Tim Clark. Construido em zona pantanal rodeado de altas dunas, o percurso funde-se na paisagem que o rodeia, ondulante ao longo da costa maritima a curta distancia do Oceano Índico. A Golf Digest USA classificou-o em 62º lugar no mundo fora dos EUA e tres dos seus buracos foram incluidos na lista dos 500 top+ da Golf Online.Reporter infoSAlast_img read more