Adrenaline-fueled Tenorio dedicates Finals MVP trophy to Helterbrand

first_imgCoco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set GALLERY: Ginebra retains title, survives Meralco in Game 7 Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? And yet it was Tenorio who dedicated his personal hardware to 41-year-old teammate Jayjay Helterbrand.“I want to dedicate this championship also to Jayjay,” said Tenorio in Filipino Friday at Philippine Arena after Ginebra wrapped up the series in Game 7, 101-96, against Meralco. “We talked and he’s still unsure of his plans after this.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“So I told him that we’ll get this one, Mark [Caguioa] will still be back next year.”And Tenorio finished with 26 points and four assists on his dedication game while nursing a hurting right elbow. 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 Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netLA Tenorio is no young star in the PBA.At 33-years-old, the Finals MVP of the PBA Governors’ Cup should be the one getting tributes from younger teammates.ADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny LATEST STORIES MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Tenorio said his elbow had bothered him for five years since his last year with Alaska in 2012 and it took sheer will for him to power through the pain in the packed Philippine Arena.“It was pure adrenaline, although I take painkillers and it’s the adrenaline that allows me to play through it,” said Tenorio who wore a sleeve on his right arm.Tenorio said the pain comes and goes but a bone spur had developed in his right elbow that the three-time champion knew he had to take medical help.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene View commentslast_img read more

UAAP volleyball: UP Lady Maroons beat FEU Lady Tamaraws for 1st time in 5 years

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Errol Spence Jr: I’ll fight Manny Pacquiao anywhere, even PH Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers 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 This win, though, didn’t come easy for the Lady Maroons who had to withhold a desperate FEU rally in the final moments of the match with the Lady Tamaraws pouring everything they can to cut UP’s lead.UP held a 24-16 lead needing just one more point to finish the Lady Tamaraws off but a FEU put on a spirited effort to get to as close as four points, 24-20, after back-to-back points by Celine Domingo.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsFortunately for the Lady Maroons Isa Molde was there to ultimately end things scoring off the Lady Tamaraws’ defense.“The name says ‘Fighting Maroons’ and we are fighting,” said UP head coach Godfrey Okumu. “I want to assure you all that the players are really fighting hard because every team is fighting to win.” Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? View comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title UP Lady Maroons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—University of the Philippines ended a five-year curse after upending Far Eastern University for the first time in five years, 25-18, 20-25, 25-22, 25-20, in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.The last time the Lady Maroons won against the Lady Tamaraws was on Feb. 9, 2014 when Kathy Bersola, Nicole Tiamzon, and Pia Gaiser were still on the team.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ “Life is a game of chance and we’re trying to push harder, if you’re fast we’re going to be faster. That’s the only way out.”Diana Carlos led the Fighting Maroons’ offense with 15 points while Justine Dorog and Molde added 12 and 11 points, respectively.FEU rookie Lycha Ebon led all scorers with 16 points with Domingo pitching in 11 points.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

‘EU to Support Gov’t Pro-poor Agenda’ -Amb. Cavé

first_imgMadam Hélène Cavé, EU Ambassador to LiberiaThe European Union (EU) Ambassador to Liberia, Madam Hélène Cavé has reassured the organization’s commitment to supporting the Liberian government’s Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development.Madam Cavé spoke to delegates attending the 9th ROAC-FED meeting currently taking place in Monrovia, and said the EU will also work with countries in the West African sub-region to enhance sustainable forest management through the Network of National Authorizing Officers Support Unit in West Africa, through the European Development Fund to add value to forest resources.She added that the EU and its member states are fundamental and reliable partner in all the countries of West Africa, “not only because of our cooperation, but also for the political partnership we have with ECOWAS.”“Since the signature of the Lomé Convention and the Cotonou Agreement,” she said, “the role by the NAOs and RAO is very important in the context of our cooperation with the host ACP country.“By consequence, the NAO support unit is instrumental in the success of our cooperation, and is strategically linked to the NAO, the EU Delegation and the line Ministries.”The EU Ambassador emphasized that it is important to connect the National EDF programs to the regional cooperation, and also further on to the continental efforts.By doing so, she stressed: “Our aid can be more effective if a clear and complementary link can be made between these different levels. Priority sectors for the WA RIP: Peace and Security/ regional economic integration and trade/resilience and natural resources management, relevant for many parts in the region not the least Liberia. Important to see the synergies between the national programs and the regional program.”She said one practical example is the management of forest ecosystems where the regional program for West Africa will work with local communities including those in Liberia to ensure the sustainable economic development of the forest, while at national level will be building the capacity of all Liberian stakeholders to ensure that the export of logs can be certified as the highest possible price of timber can be obtained on the international market.For instance, fully certified timber can enter the European market with a 20-30% top up on the price. While recommending the regional bodies like ECOWAS, but also WAEMU to steer this regional integration process. Allow me at this point to mention also the key political role ECOWAS is playing in West Africa.For instance, here in Liberia, ECOWAS has been at the forefront, together with AU during the electoral process, when the situation was rather tense during the two rounds for Liberia as for other countries the regional additionally is important.Sanniquellie-Loguatuo road would not have been possible from the National NIP alone and the  €14.2 from the regional envelope made it possible to ensure this vital link  in the Western African Costal Corridor between Nouakchott and Lagos. For the EU it has always been important to help and strengthen regional bodies in Africa since the EU started as an economic regional organization, nowadays it has an enhanced and worldwide recognized political mandate. A similar development has taken place over the years within ECOWAS.The Ambassador indicated that despite being happy to see that migration has a place in the agenda other issues of mutual concerns such as climate change and terrorism need to be considered. “For the EU, migration has been and is a sector of growing importance and increased attention to the development agenda. Some countries are already benefiting from some development projects under the Trust Fund,” She emphasized.“What priorities the region might want to set within the next programming cycle, after completion of the post-Cotonou negotiations. Understand that this is still an ongoing discussion between the EU and the ACP group but it is important already to anticipate within the region and with a West African regional perspective on where the region would like to influence these discussions.”She then pointed out to the delegate “Sharing best practices is a must, I am sure than some of you have developed some useful tools you can share with others. I sincerely wish you all the best in your working session, and that you will go back to your country with new ideas.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Stem cell bill will pass but won’t survive veto

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate supporters of embryonic stem cell research refused to take another no for an answer Tuesday, advancing politically popular legislation that is assured of passage, yet doomed for the second straight year to a veto that Congress cannot override. ”This bill eventually will become law,” vowed Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., as debate opened on a bill to loosen federal funding restrictions on research that supporters say offers hope for treatment of numerous diseases. ”If not this year then next year. If not next year then the following year.” Assuredly not this year. President Bush, who cast the only veto of his tenure on a stem cell bill in 2006, quickly made it clear this year will be no different. The bill ”would use federal taxpayer dollars to support and encourage the destruction of human life for research,” the White House said in a written statement. Stem cells are created in the first days after conception, and are typically culled from frozen embryos, which are destroyed in the process. The legislation would overturn a policy Bush established in 2001, when he said federal funds may only be used for research on a limited number of stem cell lines that were in existence before the day of his announcement. The administration’s goal was to satisfy calls for funding of scientific research without offending anti-abortion conservatives who had helped elect him to the White House. The bill’s supporters concede they are short of the votes needed to override a veto, but they appeared eager to confront the president again on an issue with strong public backing. ”If we did everything based on veto threats by the president, we would never get anything done around here,” said Jim Manley, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. The result was a heavily political debate. Last year’s veto was ”another despicable example of science taking a back seat to politics in this administration,” said Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. ”Policies that should rest on science are decided instead by crass political calculations of what is needed to appease the most intransigent elements of the Republican base.” Republican opponents backed an alternative they said offered hope for scientific progress without destroying human embryos, a sticking point for conservatives. ”It’s a way around the culture wars,” added Sen. Norm Coleman of Minnesota, referring to the political battles that have raged in recent years on all issues touching on abortion. ”It’s not all we want but it moves the science forward.” Senate supporters of the veto-threatened bill said they would vote for the alternative, although they deemed it insufficient. Its prospects for House passage were uncertain. Supporters of embryonic stem cell research say it alone promises treatment if not cures for a wide range of diseases, from juvenile diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease. Public opinion polls show support for the research is strong, 61 percent in an ABC/Washington Post Poll earlier this year. In an AP-Ipsos poll last December, 56 percent of those polled said restrictions should be loosened, and Dr. Elias Zerhouni, whom Bush appointed as head of the National Institutes of Health, has called for the policy to be changed. The issue also played a role in the 2006 midterm elections in which Democrats won control of both houses of Congress. Most memorably, actor Michael J. Fox appeared in television ads in at least three races, supporting research. Fox, 45, swayed uncontrollably in the commercial, exhibiting symptoms of his Parkinson’s Disease. Victorious Democrats swiftly put the stem cell bill on their list of top priorities for 2007. The House approved its bill in January, although by a smaller margin than needed to override the threatened veto. In the Senate, supporters were quick to respond to any implication that their measure was unethical Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa, the bill’s chief sponsor, said 50,000 children were born last year to couples using in vitro fertilization. ”Obviously there are some embryos left over. They would like to be able to donate those for research because they’re not going to have any more children,” he said. ”So it seems to me the ethics of this are you just going to discard those, or would it be more ethical to use them to save lives.” Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, agreed. The leftover cells are ”discarded every day, every month, every year as medical waste. How much more life enhancing it would be to use them for research that would save lives, that could preserve lives, that would prolong lives,” she said. But Republicans touted their alternative. ”It’s an affirmation of the need to expand federally funded stem cell research,” said Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia. He said the measure would permit research on cells derived from amniotic fluid and placentas and from embryos that have died naturally. The bill would respect ”the ethical and scientific and moral concerns existing in the medical community today,” he said. Whatever the science, there was little dispute about the outcome. The bill passed the Senate with 63 votes last year, and by most counts, supporters picked up two more supporters as the result of last fall’s elections. That still left them one shy of the two-thirds needed to override the veto and give them momentum for a final push in the House. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she remained optimistic that Congress and Bush could reach an accommodation. ”Every single family in America is one phone call or one diagnosis away from needing the miracle of cures that stem cell research can provide,” Pelosi said at a San Francisco news conference. ”If not, it’s really quite sad, it’s a tragedy,” she said. ”It will send a lot of this research offshore and it will diminish our standard of excellence in our country when it comes to scientific research.” Associated Press writer Scott Lindlaw in San Francisco contributed to this report.last_img read more

Chelsea defensive starlet: ‘Loan move away would be a step back’

first_img Young Chelsea defender Nathan Ake 1 Young Chelsea defender Nathan Ake says he has no plans to leave the club on loan as he looks to break into the first-team.The 19-year-old has found first-team action hard to come by this season, making two appearances in the Capital One Cup, one in the Champions League and none in the Premier League.However, despite the lack of opportunities, Ake has revealed that talks with Jose Mourinho have convinced him to stay at Stamford Bridge.“I feel I am getting closer to the first XI and a loan move would take me further back,” Ake told NUSport.“I recently had a conversation with Jose Mourinho, he feels that I am progressing well and asked me to keep improving.“I feel I am doing well and can compete at the top level for 90 minutes. The goal this season is to play as many minutes of first-team football as possible.”last_img read more

Manchester United v Manchester City: All you need to know about the derby draw

first_img Morgan Schneiderlin went close with a header The 170th Manchester derby ended goalless at Old Trafford, a result that was enough to send City back into the Premier League’s top spot above Arsenal on goal difference.It was a hard-fought contest with plenty of intriguing individual battles and few notable chances, and with United just two points behind their local rivals and the Gunners, it means both Manchester clubs remain firmly in the title race.The Red Devils came closest to breaking the deadlock, as Morgan Schneiderlin headed a good chance wide in the second half, while Jesse Lingard hit the crossbar in the closing stages of the game.Chris Smalling and Nicolas Otamendi also came close to winning it, but a point apiece was a fair reflection of a competitive contest.Anthony Martial and Kevin De Bruyne stole the headlines for their respective clubs in Europe in midweek, but the duo were ineffective in this crunch match as Martial was pushed out on the left, with Wayne Rooney in the central striker’s role, while De Bruyne often mis-placed passes.The hosts made just one change from their midweek draw in the Champions League at CSKA Moscow, with Juan Mata coming back into the side in place of Jesse Lingard, as Louis van Gaal preferred Antonio Valencia at right-back ahead of Matteo Darmian.City were again without star players Sergio Aguero and David Silva, while captain Vincent Kompany was handed a return to the side, with Aleksandar Kolarov and Fernando coming in, and Pablo Zabaleta, Eliaquim Mangala and Jesus Navas dropping out. There were few notable chances in the first half, as United bossed the midfield battle. For City, Raheem Sterling and Fernandinho showed good early combination play but there was no end product as the England attacker had a shot that was deflected wide.Yaya Toure was at the heart of the visitors’ build up play, but the Ivorian midfielder could not produce the decisive quality the Citizens have grown to rely on in recent years.Toure got on the end of a De Bruyne corner before the interval, rising highest in the box, but he could not head on target, before the same combination play saw Toure miss the best chance of the half.Belgian attacker De Bruyne picked him out on the edge of the box and Toure did not connect with the ball as he would have liked and his shot looped wide.The Red Devils started the second half on the front foot and they had a penalty claim, with referee Mark Clattenburg quick to dismiss captain Rooney’s appeal when Ander Herrera appeared to be caught on the right-hand side of the box by Sterling. From the resulting corner, United saw a chance go begging. Schneiderlin was found at the far post, on the edge of the six yard box, but his header across goal went past the post. City’s intention to take away a point was made clear with 14 minutes left, when Toure was replaced by defender Martin Demichelis. Navas then had a tame effort saved by De Gea, before Lingard had the best chance of the second half at the other end. The ball was played over the top and Lingard’s outstretched foot poked the ball over Hart’s head and it hit the upright five minutes from time.Kolarov floated a superb in-swinging free-kick from the left in the final stages of the game and Otamendi, the highest scoring defender in La Liga last season, was inches away from stabbing it home. The gamecame to life in the closing stages as the ball moved quickly to the other end, with Hart showing lightning reactions to get down low to stop Smalling’s low strike, but both teams had to content themselves with a clean sheet and a point from a tricky fixture. 1last_img read more

SERVICE STATION CLOSES WITH LOSS OF UP TO 10 JOBS

first_imgAnother Letterkenny business has closed with the loss of vital jobs for the local community.More jobs have been lost in LetterkennyNynes Gala Service Station in the Killyclug area shut its doors for the final time last night.It is understood that up to 10 jobs have been lost as a result of the closure. The service station was popular with local in the busy Glencar area.The service station has been open for a number of years and included a small cafe area and mini-supermarket.Local councillor Gerry McMonagle said he was sad and concerned to see another local business shut its doors.“Every day we hear of another small business going to the wall in Letterkenny. “We need to shout stop and we need to do it Sunday. Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy and they are simply not being given enough help,” he said.SERVICE STATION CLOSES WITH LOSS OF UP TO 10 JOBS was last modified: October 27th, 2013 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:CLLR GERRY MCMONAGLEletterkennyNynes Gala Service Stationlast_img read more

CYCLING: RÁS DHÚN NA nGALL STAGE 4 FINAL RESULTS

first_imgRas Dhun na nGall 2014Stage 4 FINAL ResultsArdara – Glengesh 01 May 2014 Stage 4 Stage ResultNesbitt Arms Hotel/ Ardara Town TradersIssued: 01 Jun 2014, 15:35———————————————————————— Organisation: Four Masters CC Country: IRLClass: na .Winner’s Time: 2h42’24” Deadline: NoneRace Dist: 97.50 kms / 60.63 Miles Total Dist: 234.20 kms / 145.64 milesSpeed: 36.02 kph / 22.40 mph Average: 38.16 kph / 23.73 mph Number of Starters: 119 Number of Finishers: 112Did Not Start: 4 Did Not Finish: 7————————————————————————PL No. UCI Code Name TM Team Time @ 1 136 Scully,Gary NEN Nenagh CC 2h42’24”2 12 Hinch,Philip Brotherton 2h42’24”3 33 McAuley,Craig ULS Cycling Ulster 2h42’53” @29″4 105 Feeley,Daire SNG SeEng 2h42’53” @ s/t5 16 Moore,Darnell CAL Caldwell 2h42’53” @ s/t6 118 Orr,Ryan TBP The Belgain Project 2h42’57” @33″7 51 Keeney,Cormac ERR Errigal CC 2h42’57” @ s/t8 38 Doherty,Rossa DON Donegal 2h43’00” @36″9 36 Swan,Aaron ULS Cycling Ulster 2h43’00” @ s/t10 135 Walsh,Stephen CAR Carn Wheelers 2h43’00” @ s/t11 68 McGauley,Mark MAD MAD MTB 2h43’04” @40″12 95 Wright,Jody PHO Phoenix CC 2h43’04” @ s/t13 108 Vaughan,Paul SPE Sportactive 2h43’09” @45″14 32 Maguire,Rory ULS Cycling Ulster 2h43’12” @48″15 131 Adair,Matthew MTB XMTB 2h43’14” @50″16 89 Sheridan,Fionn ORW Orwell CC 2h43’20” @56″17 8 Shaw,Ryan BAL Ballymena 2h43’22” @58″18 35 Reilly,Ryan ULS Cycling Ulster 2h43’22” @ s/t19 9 Taggart,Simon BAL Ballymena 2h43’22” @ s/t20 10 Kane,Bobby BAN Bann Wheelers 2h43’25” @01’01”21 126 O’Reilly,Paul UCD UCD 2h43’25” @ s/t22 86 Hudson,Neal ORW Orwell CC 2h43’25” @ s/t23 111 Stewart,Rodney TVR Team Vision Racing 2h43’25” @ s/t24 15 Donaghey,David CAL Caldwell 2h43’25” @ s/t25 112 Hughes,Keith BIK Bikeworx 2h43’25” @ s/t26 59 DiBacco,Valerio GAL Galway Bay CC 2h43’30” @01’06”27 117 McBride,Michael TBP The Belgain Project 2h43’36” @01’12”28 26 Benson,Karl CAS Castlebar CC 2h43’41” @01’17”29 23 McCrory,Joseph CAR Carn Wheelers 2h43’41” @ s/t30 137 Murphy,Stephen CUN Cunga 2h43’43” @01’19”31 11 Kelly,Aidan BWO Bikeworx Celbridge 2h43’47” @01’23”32 138 Quinn,Paul IWH Island Wheelers 2h43’49” @01’25”33 74 Connor,Myles NOP North Pole 2h43’49” @ s/t34 128 Devins,Michael U/A U/A 2h43’51” @01’27”35 110 McKnight,David TVR Team Vision Racing 2h43’51” @ s/t36 114 Clarke,Cathal TBP The Belgain Project 2h43’51” @ s/t37 37 McAllister,Leo DIG Dig Deep 2h43’54” @01’30”38 122 Breheny,Joseph UCD UCD 2h43’54” @ s/t39 70 Farrell,Rory NEW Newry Wheelers 2h43’58” @01’34”40 84 Collins,Diarmuid ORW Orwell CC 2h44’00” @01’36”41 55 Doherty,Denis FOU Four Masters 2h44’03” @01’39”42 31 McGreehan,Nathan CUC Cuchulainn CC 2h44’05” @01’41”43 22 McAleese,Eunan CAR Carn Wheelers 2h44’08” @01’44”44 53 McKinley,Matthew ERR Errigal CC 2h44’10” @01’46”45 20 Kelly,Patrick CAR Carn Wheelers 2h44’10” @ s/t46 4 Brennan,Matthew BAL Ballymena 2h44’10” @ s/t47 62 McLaughlin,Cathal IWH Island Wheelers 2h44’10” @ s/t48 99 Vereker,Martin STT St Tiernans 2h44’10” @ s/t49 61 Purcell,Billy IRC Usher IRC 2h44’10” @ s/t50 64 Grory,Kieran LKD Lakeland 2h44’10” @ s/t51 96 Gallagher,Richard STT St Tiernans 2h44’10” @ s/t52 85 Connors,Odhran ORW Orwell CC 2h44’10” @ s/t53 115 Gilmore,Curtis TBP The Belgain Project 2h44’10” @ s/t54 39 Donoghue,Evan DON Donegal 2h44’10” @ s/t55 79 Muldoon,Caimin NRP Nicolas Roche PT 2h44’19” @01’55”56 83 Collins,Aidan ORW Orwell CC 2h44’19” @ s/t57 129 Carroll,David IRC Usher IRC 2h44’19” @ s/t58 73 Carter,Christy NOP North Pole 2h44’19” @ s/t59 19 Gribbon,Alastair CAR Carn Wheelers 2h44’25” @02’01”60 40 McBrearty,Eamonn DON Donegal 2h44’25” @ s/t61 103 Hutchinson,Chris MDN Madigan 2h44’25” @ s/t62 109 Hylands,Luke TVR Team Vision Racing 2h44’25” @ s/t63 49 Mulleady,Joseph EOG Eire OG 2h44’33” @02’09”64 123 Dwyer,Niall UCD UCD 2h44’39” @02’15”65 100 Coyle,Chris SBE Strabane 2h44’43” @02’19”66 132 McBride,Aaron FOU Four Masters 2h44’50” @02’26”67 13 McNally,Gerard BVR BVRC 2h44’53” @02’29”68 72 Sands,Jude NEW Newry Wheelers 2h44’53” @ s/t69 67 McDunphy,Con LUC Lucan 2h45’03” @02’39”70 133 Boyle,John TCL Tir Chonaill 2h45’10” @02’46”71 58 Russell,Michael FOU Four Masters 2h45’17” @02’53”72 52 McBride,Peter ERR Errigal CC 2h45’22” @02’58”73 125 O’Malley,Terry UCD UCD 2h46’02” @03’38”74 41 McGarrigle,Dylan DON Donegal 2h46’18” @03’54”75 81 McCarter,Darragh OMA Omagh Wheelers 2h46’20” @03’56”76 21 Kelly,Michael CAR Carn Wheelers 2h46’22” @03’58”77 121 McGee,Peter TCL Tir Chonaill 2h46’32” @04’08”78 25 Taylor,Johnny CAR Carn Wheelers 2h46’48” @04’24”79 42 McGinley,Jordan DON Donegal 2h46’54” @04’30”80 134 Scullion,Michael CAR Carn Wheelers 2h46’56” @04’32”81 57 Porter,Ciaran FOU Four Masters 2h47’30” @05’06”82 60 Kelly,Donal GAL Galway Bay CC 2h48’50” @06’26”83 50 Somers,Michael EOG Eire OG 2h48’58” @06’34”84 47 McMorrow,Brian EOG Eire OG 2h48’58” @ s/t85 107 Heneghan,Kieran SNG SeEng 2h49’45” @07’21”86 113 O’Kane,Michael TMN Termon Wheelers 2h51’24” @09’00”87 2 Greer,Robert APO Apollo CT 2h52’57” @10’33”88 27 Corcorcan,Liam CAS Castlebar CC 2h58’34” @16’10”89 29 Tuohy,Peter CAS Castlebar CC 2h59’15” @16’51”90 65 Dillon,Colm LIM Limerick CC 2h59’47” @17’23”91 101 Orr,Rodney SBE Strabane 2h59’52” @17’28”92 98 May,Fergal STT St Tiernans 3h00’17” @17’53”93 94 McVeigh,Ciaran PHO Phoenix CC 3h00’17” @ s/t94 92 Maguire,Gerard PHO Phoenix CC 3h00’31” @18’07”95 130 McKenna,Barry WTE West Tyrone 3h00’38” @18’14”96 75 Doherty,Michael NOP North Pole 3h00’46” @18’22”97 80 Donaghy,Seamus OMA Omagh Wheelers 3h01’09” @18’45”98 76 Donnelly,Barry NOP North Pole 3h01’17” @18’53”99 54 Clancy,Donal FOU Four Masters 3h01’21” @18’57”100 6 Grant,Cliff BAL Ballymena 3h01’26” @19’02”101 91 Boyle,Edmond PHO Phoenix CC 3h01’31” @19’07”102 120 Brennan,Michael TCL Tir Chonaill 3h01’34” @19’10”103 28 Moran,Gary CAS Castlebar CC 3h01’34” @ s/t104 102 Ennis,John BIK Bikeworx 3h01’34” @ s/t105 97 Malone,John STT St Tiernans 3h01’43” @19’19”106 69 Curran,Conor NEW Newry Wheelers 3h01’43” @ s/t107 34 McComb,Harry ULS Cycling Ulster 3h05’24” @23’00”108 116 Hanna,Zak TBP The Belgain Project 3h09’09” @26’45”109 56 Morning,Patrick FOU Four Masters 3h17’08” @34’44”110 46 Kilgallen,Peter EOG Eire OG 3h17’20” @34’56”111 78 Gallagher,Colin NOP North Pole 3h17’22” @34’58”112 93 Byrne,Olan PHO Phoenix CC 3h17’41” @35’17”————————————————————————General Classification————————————————————————PL No. UCI Code Name CAT Team GC Time @1 105 Feeley,Daire J SeEng 6h08’46”2 33 McAuley,Craig J Cycling Ulster 6h08’58” @12″3 136 Scully,Gary 2 Nenagh CC 6h08’59” @13″4 16 Moore,Darnell J Caldwell 6h09’05” @19″5 51 Keeney,Cormac 3 Errigal CC 6h09’11” @25″6 12 Hinch,Philip 2 Brotherton 6h09’13” @27″7 118 Orr,Ryan J The Belgain Proj 6h09’33” @47″8 35 Reilly,Ryan J Cycling Ulster 6h09’35” @49″9 108 Vaughan,Paul 2 Sportactive 6h09’36” @50″10 135 Walsh,Stephen 3 Carn Wheelers 6h09’50” @01’04”11 95 Wright,Jody 3 Phoenix CC 6h09’54” @01’08”12 36 Swan,Aaron J Cycling Ulster 6h09’56” @01’10”13 38 Doherty,Rossa J Donegal 6h10’02” @01’16”14 68 McGauley,Mark 2 MAD MTB 6h10’09” @01’23”15 126 O’Reilly,Paul 3 UCD 6h10’14” @01’28”16 15 Donaghey,David 3 Caldwell 6h10’23” @01’37”17 112 Hughes,Keith V Bikeworx 6h10’39” @01’53”18 23 McCrory,Joseph 3 Carn Wheelers 6h10’40” @01’54”19 111 Stewart,Rodney V Team Vision Raci 6h10’44” @01’58”20 117 McBride,Michael U The Belgain Proj 6h10’46” @02’00”21 59 DiBacco,Valerio 3 Galway Bay CC 6h10’48” @02’02”22 37 McAllister,Leo 2 Dig Deep 6h10’50” @02’04”23 9 Taggart,Simon 3 Ballymena 6h10’50” = s/t24 8 Shaw,Ryan U Ballymena 6h10’54” @02’08”25 89 Sheridan,Fionn 3 Orwell CC 6h10’57” @02’11”26 86 Hudson,Neal 3 Orwell CC 6h10’58” @02’12”27 10 Kane,Bobby 2 Bann Wheelers 6h11’02” @02’16”28 122 Breheny,Joseph 2 UCD 6h11’05” @02’19”29 11 Kelly,Aidan 3 Bikeworx Celbrid 6h11’06” @02’20”30 115 Gilmore,Curtis U The Belgain Proj 6h11’08” @02’22”31 110 McKnight,David V Team Vision Raci 6h11’14” @02’28”32 26 Benson,Karl J Castlebar CC 6h11’17” @02’31”33 99 Vereker,Martin 3 St Tiernans 6h11’25” @02’39”34 137 Murphy,Stephen J Cunga 6h11’25” = s/t35 128 Devins,Michael V U/A 6h11’27” @02’41”36 74 Connor,Myles V North Pole 6h11’28” @02’42”37 55 Doherty,Denis 3 Four Masters 6h11’28” = s/t38 138 Quinn,Paul 3 Island Wheelers 6h11’29” @02’43”39 96 Gallagher,Richard 3 St Tiernans 6h11’31” @02’45”40 40 McBrearty,Eamonn J Donegal 6h11’37” @02’51”41 84 Collins,Diarmuid 2 Orwell CC 6h11’37” = s/t42 114 Clarke,Cathal J The Belgain Proj 6h11’38” @02’52”43 79 Muldoon,Caimin J Nicolas Roche PT 6h11’41” @02’55”44 4 Brennan,Matthew U Ballymena 6h11’44” @02’58”45 31 McGreehan,Nathan J Cuchulainn CC 6h11’45” @02’59”46 61 Purcell,Billy 3 Usher IRC 6h11’50” @03’04”47 53 McKinley,Matthew 3 Errigal CC 6h11’50” = s/t48 83 Collins,Aidan 3 Orwell CC 6h11’55” @03’09”49 85 Connors,Odhran 2 Orwell CC 6h11’55” = s/t50 19 Gribbon,Alastair V Carn Wheelers 6h11’59” @03’13”51 72 Sands,Jude U Newry Wheelers 6h12’00” @03’14”52 129 Carroll,David V Usher IRC 6h12’05” @03’19”53 109 Hylands,Luke 3 Team Vision Raci 6h12’05” = s/t54 103 Hutchinson,Chris 3 Madigan 6h12’05” = s/t55 62 McLaughlin,Cathal 3 Island Wheelers 6h12’06” @03’20”56 70 Farrell,Rory 2 Newry Wheelers 6h12’08” @03’22”57 132 McBride,Aaron U Four Masters 6h12’41” @03’55”58 13 McNally,Gerard V BVRC 6h12’43” @03’57”59 100 Coyle,Chris 3 Strabane 6h12’48” @04’02”60 58 Russell,Michael V Four Masters 6h12’51” @04’05”61 73 Carter,Christy J North Pole 6h13’17” @04’31”62 52 McBride,Peter 2 Errigal CC 6h13’18” @04’32”63 81 McCarter,Darragh 2 Omagh Wheelers 6h13’30” @04’44”64 41 McGarrigle,Dylan J Donegal 6h13’32” @04’46”65 125 O’Malley,Terry 3 UCD 6h13’54” @05’08”66 42 McGinley,Jordan J Donegal 6h14’20” @05’34”67 21 Kelly,Michael 3 Carn Wheelers 6h14’29” @05’43”68 67 McDunphy,Con J Lucan 6h14’54” @06’08”69 25 Taylor,Johnny 2 Carn Wheelers 6h15’22” @06’36”70 64 Grory,Kieran V Lakeland 6h15’40” @06’54”71 60 Kelly,Donal 2 Galway Bay CC 6h15’51” @07’05”72 123 Dwyer,Niall 3 UCD 6h16’35” @07’49”73 107 Heneghan,Kieran U SeEng 6h17’00” @08’14”74 32 Maguire,Rory J Cycling Ulster 6h20’29” @11’43”75 133 Boyle,John V Tir Chonaill 6h21’13” @12’27”76 39 Donoghue,Evan J Donegal 6h21’45” @12’59”77 131 Adair,Matthew U XMTB 6h22’16” @13’30”78 22 McAleese,Eunan U Carn Wheelers 6h22’56” @14’10”79 57 Porter,Ciaran 3 Four Masters 6h23’08” @14’22”80 50 Somers,Michael 3 Eire OG 6h23’41” @14’55”81 2 Greer,Robert J Apollo CT 6h24’29” @15’43”82 121 McGee,Peter V Tir Chonaill 6h24’57” @16’11”83 134 Scullion,Michael 3 Carn Wheelers 6h26’12” @17’26”84 27 Corcorcan,Liam U Castlebar CC 6h26’34” @17’48”85 29 Tuohy,Peter 2 Castlebar CC 6h26’53” @18’07”86 65 Dillon,Colm U Limerick CC 6h27’01” @18’15”87 101 Orr,Rodney 3 Strabane 6h27’17” @18’31”88 94 McVeigh,Ciaran 3 Phoenix CC 6h27’27” @18’41”89 75 Doherty,Michael V North Pole 6h29’18” @20’32”90 113 O’Kane,Michael V Termon Wheelers 6h29’30” @20’44”91 49 Mulleady,Joseph 3 Eire OG 6h30’24” @21’38”92 47 McMorrow,Brian 3 Eire OG 6h32’02” @23’16”93 20 Kelly,Patrick 3 Carn Wheelers 6h34’34” @25’48”94 116 Hanna,Zak U The Belgain Proj 6h36’19” @27’33”95 130 McKenna,Barry V West Tyrone 6h38’57” @30’11”96 92 Maguire,Gerard V Phoenix CC 6h39’12” @30’26”97 69 Curran,Conor J Newry Wheelers 6h39’58” @31’12”98 102 Ennis,John 3 Bikeworx 6h40’02” @31’16”99 97 Malone,John 3 St Tiernans 6h40’07” @31’21”100 6 Grant,Cliff V Ballymena 6h40’26” @31’40”101 98 May,Fergal 3 St Tiernans 6h43’38” @34’52”102 34 McComb,Harry J Cycling Ulster 6h44’41” @35’55”103 120 Brennan,Michael 3 Tir Chonaill 6h44’52” @36’06”104 54 Clancy,Donal 3 Four Masters 6h45’16” @36’30”105 91 Boyle,Edmond V Phoenix CC 6h45’33” @36’47”106 28 Moran,Gary J Castlebar CC 6h45’37” @36’51”107 46 Kilgallen,Peter J Eire OG 6h53’02” @44’16”108 76 Donnelly,Barry 3 North Pole 6h53’35” @44’49”109 80 Donaghy,Seamus 3 Omagh Wheelers 6h55’58” @47’12”110 93 Byrne,Olan 3 Phoenix CC 6h56’08” @47’22”111 78 Gallagher,Colin 3 North Pole 7h21’47” @1h13’01”112 56 Morning,Patrick V Four Masters 7h30’13” @1h21’27”————————————————————————Junior Overall————————————————————————PL No. Name TM Time1 105 Feeley,D SNG = 6h08’46”2 33 McAuley,C ULS @ 12″3 16 Moore,D CAL @ 19″4 118 Orr,R TBP @ 47″5 35 Reilly,R ULS @ 49″————————————————————————U/23 Overall————————————————————————PL No. Name TM Time1 117 McBride,M TBP = 6h10’46”2 8 Shaw,R BAL @ 08″3 115 Gilmore,C TBP @ 22″4 4 Brennan,M BAL @ 58″5 72 Sands,J NEW @ 01’14”————————————————————————Vet Overall————————————————————————PL No. Name TM Time1 112 Hughes,K BIK = 6h10’39”2 111 Stewart,R TVR @ 05″3 110 McKnight,D TVR @ 35″4 128 Devins,M U/A @ 48″5 74 Connor,M NOP @ 49″6 19 Gribbon,A CAR @ 01’20”7 129 Carroll,D IRC @ 01’26”8 13 McNally,G BVR @ 02’04”9 58 Russell,M FOU @ 02’12”10 64 Grory,K LKD @ 05’01”————————————————————————Team General Classification————————————————————————PL Name Time1 Cycling U 18h27’58”2 The Belga @ 03’10”3 Carn Whee @ 04’14”4 Donegal @ 04’47”5 Ballymena @ 05’30”6 Orwell CC @ 05’32”7 UCD @ 05’45”8 Team Visi @ 06’05”9 Errigal C @ 06’21”10 Four Mast @ 09’02”11 North Pol @ 25’52”12 St Tierna @ 33’30”13 Newry Whe @ 36’08”14 Castlebar @ 36’46”15 Eire OG @ 41’55”16 Phoenix C @ 47’54”17 Tir Chona @ 1h03’04”————————————————————————Mountains Competition————————————————————————PL No. Name TM Pts1 33 McAuley,C ULS 192 12 Hinch,P 163 79 Muldoon,C NRP 94 136 Scully,G NEN 85 35 Reilly,R ULS 76 114 Clarke,C TBP 57 105 Feeley,D SNG 58 36 Swan,A ULS 49 51 Keeney,C ERR 310 115 Gilmore,C TBP 311 131 Adair,M MTB 312 108 Vaughan,P SPE 213 10 Kane,B BAN 214 39 Donoghue,E DON 215 16 Moore,D CAL 1————————————————————————CYCLING: RÁS DHÚN NA nGALL STAGE 4 FINAL RESULTS was last modified: June 1st, 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 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Local Enterprise Week highlights international opportunities

first_imgOpportunities for business growth beyond local markets, was one of the key themes last week at a series of events, organised for Local Enterprise Week by the Local Enterprise Office, Donegal.In conjunction with other agencies and partners, a total of 26 events took place at venues across the county from Monday March 5th to Friday March 9th, with a huge range of topics from marketing to connecting with the diaspora all covered.“The theme for the week was ‘Back to the Future’ and over the course of the five days there were plenty of opportunities for businesses to look back to where they have been, have a look at where they are now and then listen to inspirational and motivational speakers to give them ambition for the future,” said Michael Tunney, Head of Enterprise in Donegal. The first speaker of the week, Donagh Kelly of the KN Group, spoke in Solis Lough Eske not just of his company’s ethos and ambition, but also explained how they had grown by entering international markets.It was a theme echoed on Monday night at the launch of ‘Donegal – We Make Things,” when six Donegal manufacturing businesses were celebrated in print and in film.“Over the course of the week, one of the things that became apparent to many local businesses is that, not only do opportunities exist in markets beyond local ones, but that those markets can also be accessed successfully from Donegal to grow a business,” Mr. Tunney added.Donagh Kelly of the KN Group who was the first keynote speaker of a busy Local Enterprise Week in Donegal last week.Wednesday’s speaker, Kingsley Aikins an expert on Diaspora spoke of the growth opportunities that exist through networking, while on Thursday Erika Fox spoke of how she had leveraged her networks and used social media to grow an international brand. Donegal businesses also heard on Thursday from export consultant Dermot Murnaghan about opportunities that exist in the Netherlands, Ireland’s second most important mainland European export market.“It was great as always, to have some excellent speakers come in to give brilliant advice, information and inspiration over the course of the week, but one of the highlights of the week certainly was the fact that we were able to include so many local businesses who could share success stories that hopefully will inspire other businesses to follow in their footsteps,” the Head of Enterprise said.Indeed Mr. Tunney explained that Local Enterprise Office, Donegal will seek to immediately build on the momentum gathered during Local Enterprise Week by holding a major international conference in the county next month.“Many businesses will have learned last week that taking business into the global marketplace makes perfect sense for small or medium enterprises – and it means that they are much more likely to survive in the globally competitive business climate.Members who attended the Donegal Women in Business event in The Station House Hotel during Local Enterprise Week last week.There is strong evidence to show that internationally active businesses are more innovative and perform better than those who have not embraced internationalisation. The events and speakers we had in the county for Local Enterprise Week shows that even the smallest businesses can in­ternationalise suc­cessfully, but it would appear many do not have the ambition, the information or the knowledge to do so,” Mr Tunney added. With that in mind he said, Local Enterprise Office, Donegal has moved to organise the conference in Solis Lough Eske on April 12th and 13th to highlight to businesses here why making their marketplace international, makes total sense.While the Head of Enterprise said more details on the conference would be revealed soon, he moved meanwhile to pay tribute to all those who had made last week’s series of events a huge success.Dermot Gallagher enjoying the conversation with Joanne Kilmartin at the agency support for business and employees event in LYIT as part of Local Enterprise Week.Erika Fox of Retro Flame who was the guest speaker at ‘A Stitch in Time’ in Century Cinemas on Thursday pictured with members of the Local Enterprise Creative Coast Fashion and Textiles Creative Cluster who displayed some of their work at the event. Also in the photo are Head of Enterprise in Donegal, Michael Tunney and Creative Coast Donegal Facilitator, Liam Porter.“It was great to have such co-operation from other agencies and partners in the county and I’d like to thank them, all our speakers and all our venue hosts for their contribution towards a great week for Donegal businesses. I’d also urge the businesses who attended and indeed those thinking of starting a business, to continue to engage with the Local Enterprise Office and we will do everything possible to help them,” he concluded.Local Enterprise Office Donegal is supported through co-funding from the Irish Government and the European Regional Development Fund 2014 – 2020. To contact the Local Enterprise Office in Donegal, log on to www.localenterprise.ie/donegal or phone 0749160735. Guest speakers for Local Enterprise Week were all presented with prints from local designer Ciaran Boyce of Modern Eire. Pictured receiving their gifts after speaking at the final event on Friday were from left – Gareth Dunlop of Fathom; Colin McKeown, Whitespace; Thomas McLaughlin Tadáias; Jess Kavanagh, Ollan; Mark Doherty, Century Cinemas; Ciaran Boyce, Modern Eire; Michael Tunney, Head of Enterprise in Donegal and Eve Anne McCarron, Local Enterprise Office, Donegal.Local Enterprise Week highlights international opportunities was last modified: March 13th, 2018 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:donegalLocal Enterprise Weeklast_img read more

Athletics’ win over Mariners locks in wild card game at the Coliseum

first_imgSEATTLE — The Tampa Bay Rays lost to the Toronto Blue Jays a few hours prior to first pitch. So the A’s knew home field advantage for the wild card game was one win away.Ramón Laureano hit his second home run of the road trip, securing the A’s a 1-0 win on Saturday night over the Mariners and, therefore, home field for the wild card game versus the Tampa Bay Rays.Brett Anderson finished his season with a five-inning shutout performance, striking out three with three hits allowed.Yusmeiro …last_img