Kyrie Irving excited about joining revamped Celtics

first_imgView comments How to help the Taal evacuees Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Thomas is out, shipped to Cleveland in a package that brought Kyrie Irving to Boston and completed — for now, at least — a near-total makeover of the team that had the best record in the Eastern Conference last year.But that doesn’t mean Hayward is disappointed that the team he is going to play with looks much different from the one he thought he had joined.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“You’re talking about two superstar players, two incredible offensively talented players,” Hayward said Monday at the Celtics media day.“It would have been amazing to have the opportunity to play with I.T. I was looking forward to that; that was something that was enticing and exciting about the Boston Celtics. On the other hand, I get to play with another superstar.” LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson DAY6 is for everybody The Celtics already had had quite the summer after they signed Hayward to a four-year deal worth about $128 million and traded Avery Bradley to clear cap space for him. When Irving asked for a trade, general manager Danny Ainge pounced, shipping out Thomas — a fan favorite and the team’s biggest star — along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a 2018 first-round draft pick.Irving would not say whether he plans to talk to Cavaliers superstar LeBron James about his trade demand, telling reporters: “It’s not anybody else’s business.”“It’s just really between two men,” he said. “If it happens or not, I’m pretty sure you guys won’t know about it.”For now, he is worried about his new team.“There’s just a lot of newness I have to get used to, which I’m excited about,” he said Monday. “It’s going to come in waves, man, these ups and downs we’re about to face as a team. … It will really echo in terms of our identity and how we’re going to respond.”ADVERTISEMENT In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Trump says NFL insults about patriotism, not race Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward (20), Al Horford (42), and Kyrie Irving (11) walk together during a photo shoot at NBA basketball media day, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Canton, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)CANTON, Mass. — Gordon Hayward was looking forward to playing with Isaiah Thomas, one of the Celtics players who recruited him to Boston during his whirlwind free agency.By the time Hayward steps on the parquet floor, though, there will be another All-Star point guard dishing out the ball.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours MOST READ In all, just four players return from last year’s conference finalists: Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Terry Rozier and Al Horford.They’re all new to Irving, a four-time All-Star who averaged 21.6 points and 5.5 assists in his six-year career, all of it for the Cavaliers.Ainge said it wasn’t his goal to shake up the conference finalists.“Those guys were terrific players for us, and some of my favorite players that I’ve watched and been around during my time here. But we had a chance to get some players, too,” Ainge said. “It wasn’t because we were unhappy with our roster.”Ainge would like to see how it all works out.“We don’t plan on doing the same thing next summer,” he said. “I plan on getting down to about a 1 handicap next summer.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Telecoms Bill to be tabled by May month-end – Minister Hughes

first_imgThe long-awaited Telecommunications Bill will soon be tabled in the National Assembly. This comes after months of consultations with many of the relevant stakeholders.In a recent interview, Public Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughes related to the Government Information Agency (GINA) that the date was still being finalised and should be completed before May 31.“There were extensive discussions, so what we want to do is to bring the legislation to the Parliament as soon as we can, and we arePublic Telecommunications Minister Cathy Hughesworking on that. I do not have a date yet, but I would envision it would be probably before the end of May,” Hughes pointed out.Once this Bill is passed, it is expected that it will specifically address the expansion of telecommunications services to remote areas. The Minister, however, pointed out that final adjustments were being made to the Bill by way of consultations with telecoms companies GTT and Digicel Guyana.It was noted that passage of the Bill would “allow Guyanese the opportunity to enjoy better telecommunications services, and wider and faster Internet bandwidth”. Hughes also noted that the Public Telecommunications Ministry was working with the telecommunications service providers to deliver enhanced services for visitors for the Jubilee celebrations. The Minister also told GINA that many people have already indicated that they were coming to celebrate Guyana’s 50th independence anniversary, so there is a need to make them comfortable.“We are working with the telecommunications companies to ensure that visitors are able to use their phones and will be able to have the technical support that they require,” she added.It was further posited that the Bill is being crafted to “build a competitive system in the telecommunications sector, and is expected to result in greater choice, better quality of service and lower prices for consumers”. To this end, it will provide for “an open, liberalised sector that will attract new markets and investors”.The Telecommunications Bill was introduced in 2011 and revised in 2013 in the 10th Parliament. In 2015, Government had given approval for two legal consultants to be hired to fine-tune and make adjustments to the Bill.last_img read more

Diamond resident nabbed with counterfeit money

first_img…teen arrested with unlicensed pistolA 23-year-old Diamond New Housing Scheme, East Bank Demerara resident was nabbed with a quantity of counterfeit $5000 notes in the vicinity of Stabroek, Georgetown.The gun that was found in the teen’s possessionBased on reports received, Police acting on intelligence went to the Stabroek Market where they apprehended Alston Pires with the fake currency.He was taken to the Brickdam Police Station where he was charged and is expected to make his court appearance today at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. In addition, 18-year-old Akelo Nurse of Independence Boulevard, Georgetown, was arrested in Charlestown, Georgetown with an unlicensed pistol.The counterfeit currency found on Alston PiresThe police, in a release, stated that cops were conducting a mobile patrol in the area when the young man was seen acting in a suspicious manner and as such, the ranks conducted a search on his person during which the weapon was unearthed.There was no ammunition at the time of the discovery. Nurse is also expected to make his court appearance today.last_img read more

Team Tardi wins first game of championship round at Junior Nationals

first_imgESQUIMALT, B.C. – Team Tardi has won another game at the 2017 Canadian Junior Curling Championships.Last night the quartet, which includes Fort St. John native Sterling Middleton, played against the Liam Marin-skipped rink from New Brunswick. Winning the last rock of the first end, Team Tardi didn’t make use of the hammer until the third end, when they scored four points.Though New Brunswick got the hammer back in the fourth end, Team Tardi ended up stealing another two points to take a 6-0 lead. New Brunswick did manage to score a single point in the fifth end, but the B.C. boys scored another two after six ends, to increase their lead to seven.- Advertisement -Marin’s rink was only able to score another two points, and conceded defeat after the eighth to give Team Tardi their first win of the Championship Round of the tournament.Middleton and the rest of Team Tardi are back on the ice this morning at 11:00 to take on the Calgary Winter Club team skipped by Colton Goller. They’ll be playing a second game tonight at 9:00 against Team P.E.I.last_img read more

Peace Region financial consultations fast approaching

first_imgWith the release of the 2016 Budget Consultation Paper, British Columbians are again being invited to share their priorities for the next provincial budget, set to be released next February 16th.The all party committee of the legislative assembly will be in Dawson Creek on September 30th and in Fort St. John and Fort Nelson on October 7th.The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services began a series of seventeen public hearings this week in Victoria, and three of them will be in the Peace-Liard Region.- Advertisement -The Fort St. John hearing is scheduled to be held in video-conference room 183 at the Northern Lights College from 9 AM to 12 PM.The consultation paper provides information about taxes, employment and investments in priority programs like health care, education and job training.Those wishing to participate can do so at a community public hearing, by making a written, audio or video submission, or by completing an online survey.Advertisement The consultations offer BC residents the chance to share their priorities for next year’s budget with the government and you can learn more online.The deadline for submissions is midnight October 15th, and the committee will release a report on its consultation process in November.The hearings will conclude in Surrey on October 13th and this year’s consultations have been adapted to accommodate the fall sitting of the Legislature which is set to begin September 28th.Finance Minister Mike de Jong says the government remains on target to post a surplus this year, despite being hit with 380-million dollars in forest firefighting costs, more than six times higher than forecast.Advertisement He claims they’ve been offset by stronger income and property tax revenues, which are up by $374 million, and first-quarter estimates released this week project a surplus of $277 million this fiscal year – down, but only slightly, from the $284 million forecast in February.last_img read more

Study to examine future of RCMP building

first_imgAt this afternoon’s City Committee of the Whole meeting council was presented with an outline illustrating the process that will take place in determining the future of the current RCMP building. Under review is whether the current building will be renovated, or if a new one should be constructed.Once the cost of each scenario is known it will then be presented to Council. Council will then determine what to take forward for an alternative approval process or referendum if required.Back in June of 2014, council approved the City’s Facility Master plan study. In the report one of the immediate recommendations was to begin planning on whether or not to renovate the current building, or build a new structure.- Advertisement -In August of last year City staff were given authorization acquire parcels of land next to the current RCMP building. That land has since been purchased.last_img read more

RESULTS: BRENDAN BOYCE SHOWS HE CAN RUN TOO IN MILFORD 5K

first_imgBrendan Boyce back home for the Milford 5kWORLD class walker Brendan Boyce showed he can run too when he finished fourth in his hometown 5k in Milford,Brendan was taking part in the John Kilmartin Memorial 5k which was won by clubmate Ivan Toner.All the results are below. 1 24 16.04 Ivan Toner SM Letterkenny AC2 37 16.21 Dean Toland SM Finn Valley AC 3 79 16.28 Andrew Friel SM Finn Valley AC4 107 16.35 Brendan Boyce SM Letterkenny AC5 118 16.43 Ciaran Crawford SM Letterkenny AC6 46 16.46 Paul Toner M40+ Letterkenny AC7 139 16.47 Conal McCambridge JM N Belfast Har8 15 16.55 Dan King SM Letterkenny AC9 76 17.07 Adam Friel SM Letterkenny AC 10 96 17.15 Noel Diver SM Rosses A.C.11 106 17.17 Liam Doherty M35+ Cranford AC12 25 17.22 Garreth Kerrigan SM Milford AC13 33 17.27 Jude O’Donnell M40+ Individual 14 13 17.28 Hugh Coll M40+ Individual15 143 17.38 Callum Boyce SM Individual16 93 17.39 Fionnuala Diver SW Letterkenny AC17 41 17.54 Declan Doherty SM Foyle Valley18 12 17.57 Mark Mc Paul JM Individual19 59 17.58 PJ Boyce M45+ Cranford AC20 74 17.59 Joe Gallagher SM Individual21 43 18.07 David McNish M40+ Individual22 32 18.18 Peter Lillburn M60+ City Of Derry23 21 18.21 Damian McBride SM Milford AC24 136 18.22 John Whoriskey SM Individual25 78 18.23 Joe Hegarty M45+ Individual26 34 18.32 Stephen Mitchell JM Individual27 16 18.36 Gerard Mc Gettigan M50+ Milford AC28 30 18.37 Joe Gallagher M40+ Milford AC29 128 18.42 Raymond McGahey M45+ Individual30 115 18.43 Michael Gallagher JM Individual31 137 18.44 Curly Coyle M35+ Individual32 63 18.45 Dylan McGarrigal JM Individual33 141 18.53 Ciaran Gallaher SM Individual34 80 18.54 Andrew Stoddard SM Individual35 147 18.56 Michael Burke SM Individual36 133 19.06 Stewart Mcgee SM Individual37 85 19.10 Mark Houston JM Individual38 129 19.13 Brian Doherty SM Milford AC39 31 19.27 Michael Gallagher M50+ Foyle Valley40 127 19.40 Darragh Kelly SM Individual41 77 19.42 Cathal Morrison M40+ Individual42 20 19.51 Ray McGrory SM Milford AC43 58 19.54 Liam Marley M50+ Cranford AC44 90 19.54 Patrick McConigley JM Letterkenny AC45 88 20.12 PJ Friel M50+ Individual46 65 20.18 Phil Boyle M40+ Letterkenny AC47 142 20.26 Peter McGinley JM Individual48 64 20.28 Rossa Doherty JM Individual49 97 20.31 Owen McLaughlin JM Individual50 121 20.33 Gerard Dorrian M45+ Individual51 134 20.36 Paul Lee SM Individual52 57 20.37 Gillian Marley JW Milford AC53 103 20.40 Manus Boyce SM Individual54 35 20.42 Michael Simms JM Individual55 124 20.52 Noel Kilpatrick SM Individual56 40 20.56 Brian McBride M60+ Letterkenny AC57 104 20.58 Eugene McGinley M45+ Individual58 2 21.05 Kenny Graham M40+ Individual59 113 21.05 Kiaran Burke SM Individual60 146 21.08 Cian McGettigan JM Individual61 84 21.08 Daniel Cullen SM Letterkenny AC62 51 21.15 Francis Diver M45+ Milford AC63 75 21.16 Martin Gallagher SM Individual64 89 21.23 Emma Mcgee SW Individual65 132 21.28 Seamus Cannon M50+ Individual66 55 21.33 James Doherty M60+ Milford AC67 122 21.40 Patrick McNulty SM Individual68 36 21.40 Mark Wilson JM Individual69 100 21.42 John McKelvey SM Individual70 101 21.42 Ciaran Doherty SM UnitedHealthGroup71 110 21.46 James McBride M60+ Individual72 23 21.49 David Oleary SM Individual73 117 22.02 John Boyce SM Individual74 86 22.03 Serena Mcdaid SW Individual75 105 22.11 Sean O’Donnell M50+ Individual76 48 22.20 Jackie Harvey W50+ Tír Chonaill AC77 44 22.21 vera Haughey W50+ Tír Chonaill AC78 148 22.22 Gloria Donaghey W50+ Finn Valley AC79 299 22.23 Owen O’Donnell Walker Milford AC80 140 22.24 Ita McCambridge W50+ North Belfast Harriers81 22 22.36 Liam Doherty M40+ Individual82 150 22.39 Grace Friel W40+ Milford AC83 125 22.39 Aodhan Dorrian JM Individual84 66 22.40 Ciaran Liddy M35+ Individual85 81 22.41 Matt Doherty M40+ Individual86 11 22.43 Laird Mc Kinnley SM Milford AC87 56 22.47 Marrian Kerr SW Letterkenny AC88 47 22.57 Declan Friel M40+ Milford AC89 67 23.19 Patricia Orsi W45+ Milford AC90 87 23.19 Patrick Sweeney M40+ Individual91 114 23.21 tara Jacob SW Individual92 131 23.23 John Burke M40+ Individual93 135 23.29 Annette Sheahy W35+ Milford AC94 300 23.34 Owen Hiemstra Walker Milford AC95 14 23.35 Sylvster Heistra M40+ Milford AC96 82 23.39 Alison Stoddard SW Individual97 19 23.54 Orla Cullan SW Milford AC98 130 23.57 Nancy McNamee W40+ Finn Valley AC99 45 24.08 Rosemary McNish W40+ Individual100 145 24.09 Amanda Quinn W35+ Individual101 149 24.10 Yvonne O’Donnell SW Milford AC102 39 24.12 Gary Rodgers SM Individual103 116 24.15 Grainne Cullen SW Individual104 109 24.20 Frank McGettigan M50+ Individual105 99 24.22 Damian Doherty M35+ Individual106 144 24.26 Pat Sweeney M40+ Individual107 3 24.31 Pat Ferry M40+ Individual108 1 24.32 John Ward SM Milford AC109 28 24.59 Dermot Friel JM Individual110 4 24.59 Pat Mc Kenna W40+ Letterkenny AC111 6 25.34 Eammon Ferry M40+ Milford AC112 61 25.39 Joanne Kilmartin W35+ Individual113 60 25.41 Paul Mcnally SM Individual114 62 25.46 Garry Coll SM Individual115 10 25.53 Kelly Mc Kinley SW Milford AC116 111 25.54 Valerie Coyle SW Individual117 108 25.54 Mary McLaughlin SW Individual118 38 26.18 Amanda Toland SW Individual119 298 26.22 Paul Ryan Walker Milford AC120 50 26.22 Agnus Ryan SW Milford AC121 17 26.33 Martin Mc Hugh M50+ Milford AC122 123 26.57 Anne Kelly W40+ Individual123 94 27.12 Catherine Boyle W50+ Individual124 151 27.13 Michael Douglas M40+ Individual125 91 27.17 Roisin Doherty SW Individual126 54 27.19 Anne Doherty W60 Milford AC127 49 27.38 Desmond Brownlie M65+ Lagan Valley128 70 28.00 Noreen Fagan SW Individual129 126 28.14 Maureen Gallagher SW Individual130 152 28.14 Sean Douglas M40+ Individual131 92 28.17 Mary McGrath W35+ Individual132 95 28.25 Linda Grant SW Individual133 83 28.28 Bridgin Blaney SW Milford AC134 7 28.32 Linda Harkin SW UnitedHealthGroup135 9 28.33 Sinead Kinnear SW UnitedHealthGroup136 18 28.33 Thomas McGinty M40+ Individual137 68 28.37 Brid Mcdaid SW Individual138 52 28.37 Mariead Sharkey W40+ Milford AC139 69 29.13 Julie Murphy W45+ Individual140 98 29.14 Gerard Grant SM Individual141 29 29.18 Josie Gallgher W40+ Individual142 120 29.19 Josephine Burke W50+ Individual143 8 30.26 Carol Ferry W35+ Milford AC144 73 30.52 Anne Quinn W35+ Individual145 138 31.21 Adam Friel JM Individual146 71 31.21 Mary Gallagher SW Individual147 119 32.03 Magella Orr W35+ Individual148 72 32.43 Kathleen McCourt W40+ Individual149 53 33.55 Margaret Deeney W40+ Milford AC150 201 35.03 Claudia Ward JW Individual151 26 37.30 Bridget Friel W40+ Milford AC152 27 37.30 Margaret Black SW Milford AC153 290 37.57 Ashling Dorrian Walker Individual154 291 40.53 Aoife McGettigan Walker Milford AC155 292 40.55 Rachel Conaghan Walker Milford AC156 294 44.46 Margaret Boyce Walker Milford AC157 295 44.46 Mary Odonnell Walker Milford ACTotal Runners: 157RESULTS: BRENDAN BOYCE SHOWS HE CAN RUN TOO IN MILFORD 5K was last modified: September 1st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click 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RESULTS FROM THE LK INTERFIRMS 5K ROAD RACE

first_imgTHERE was a superb turn-out on a lovely evening in Letterkenny for the Interfirms 5k road race – with 335 people taking part.Paddy Brennan Jnr won the race in 14.56 with Christy Johnston 2nd in 15.36 and Noel Logan in 3rd 15.40Irene McFadden won the women’s race in 19.39, with Nuala OHagan 19.51 in 2nd and Mary Connolly in 20.01 To see how you or a friend did, see below Hickey Clarke & Langan Inter Firms 2012 Place Race No. Time     First Name Surname Category    Firm1 240 14.56 Paddy Brennan SM LYIT 2 221 15.36 Chris Johnston SM Individual3 107 15.40 Noel Logan SM Individual4 106 15.45 Colin Roberts M40+ Individual5 10 15.48 Pauric Mc Kinney M45+ Individual6 12 15.53 Johnny Patton M40+ HSE 7 150 15.55 Keith Sheilds SM Individual8 108 15.57 Paddy Doherty SM Individual9 141 16.03 Gerard Gallagher SM Donegal Creameries10 112 16.17 Neil Gibbons SM Individual 11 177 16.20 Patrick Hynes-Foy JM Crainnte Forestry12 113 16.24 Sean Mc Gettigan SM LYIT13 20 16.25 Garvin Walker SM LYIT14 214 16.25 Kevin Ferry SM Donegal Creameries15 151 16.40 Ivan Toner SM Individual16 66 16.43 Gavin Crawford SM Army LK17 117 16.46 Aidan Callaghan SM VEC18 157 16.48 Mark Bonner JM Individual19 299 17.05 Brian Crossan SM LK Kick Boxers20 306 17.09 Martin Irwin M40+ Individual21 215 17.12 Paul Mc Glinchey SM Individual22 263 17.16 Brian Ferry SM An Post23 38 17.17 Joe English M50+ LYIT24 111 17.20 Noel Diver SM Individual25 257 17.21 Humphrey Murphy M45+ LYIT26 230 17.22 Eddie Margey SM An Post27 34 17.23 Shane Mc Nulty SM Crainnte Forestry28 145 17.25 Michael Logue SM Pharmacia29 147 17.26 Marchs Mc Clintock M40+ BM Blinds22 May 2012 Page 1 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club30 156 17.27 John Daly M40+ Individual31 312 17.31 Gerard Mc Granaghan SM An Post32 104 17.32 Jim Harkin SM Individual33 73 17.33 Paul Doherty SM HSE34 187 17.35 John Mc Elhill SM Donegal Creameries35 132 17.36 Mathew Mc Dowell SM Individual36 109 17.37 Dean Toland SM LYIT37 49 17.38 Pat Hegarty M50+ Individual38 310 17.44 Kieran Mc Bride JM LYIT39 165 17.47 Wesley Mc Cormick SM Donegal Creameries40 120 17.48 Barry Meehan SM Individual41 216 17.56 Charlie Page SM Individual42 50 17.57 Malcolm Mc Gee SM Individual43 126 17.58 Pat Mc Crudden M60+ Individual44 273 18.05 Michael Duffy SM Individual45 130 18.06 Padraig Friel SM Pharmacia46 203 18.13 Hugh Duffy SM DCC47 16 18.14 Paul Mc Intyre SM HSE48 153 18.22 Glen Duncan SM Pharmacia49 75 18.22 Niall Mc Gee SM CC School50 281 18.24 Patrick Dunleavey SM An Post51 119 18.26 Lee Gildea SM Donegal Creameries52 67 18.27 Finbar Gallagher M45+ CC School53 197 18.29 Hugh Carr SM Individual54 166 18.37 Michael Gallagher M40+ Individual55 220 18.41 John Ferry M45+ Individual56 220 18.41 Pat Mc Elroy M50+ Army LK57 287 18.42 Barry Coyle SM Allied Irish Bank58 181 18.45 Liam Murray SM DCC59 205 18.45 Adrian Toye SM Individual60 246 18.46 Annraoi Cheevers SM Individual61 258 18.50 Hugo Daly SM Individual22 May 2012 Page 2 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club62 52 18.51 John Conlon SM Individual63 162 18.52 Jason Ferguson SM Individual64 264 18.54 Frankie Mc Ginley SM Individual65 199 18.55 Conor Gallagher SM Donegal Creameries66 134 18.56 Sean Paul Byrne M40+ DCC67 316 18.59 Dayle Gallagher JM Individual68 330 19.00 Raymond Birch SM Individual69 217 19.05 Gregory Campbell SM Individual70 127 19.06 Paul O Gara M40+ Pharmacia71 15 19.08 Frankie Lavelle M40+ Individual72 2 19.09 Adrian O Donnell SM Individual73 94 19.10 Conor Mc Gonigle M40+ Donegal Democrat74 286 19.11 Garvin Mc Closkey M45+ Allied Irish Bank75 22 19.12 Tommy Mc Bride SM Individual76 158 19.13 Duane Long SM Individual77 191 19.13 Darren Mc Gettigan JM Individual78 101 19.14 Pat Bonar M40+ Individual79 193 19.15 Margaret Kelly W40+ LT Council80 70 19.16 Raymond Mc Gaghey M40+ Individual81 83 19.17 John Anthony Mc Mullan SM Individual82 176 19.18 Paddy Fox SM HSE83 48 19.19 Keiran Mc Monagle SM UHG84 110 19.21 Denis Shields M40+ Individual85 326 19.22 Mark Gallagher SM Individual86 1 19.23 Kevin Toner M60+ Letterkenny A C87 115 19.24 Paul Dillon SM Individual88 51 19.25 Kieran O Donnell M40+ Donegal Democrat89 40 19.26 Michael Kelly SM UHG90 194 19.27 Pauric Kelly SM Mount Errigal91 62 19.28 Paul Mc Monagle SM HSE92 236 19.29 Liam Doherty SM Unattached93 140 19.30 Martin Mc Cabe SM Kirchhoff22 May 2012 Page 3 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club94 3 19.34 James Gibbons M50+ Individual95 192 19.36 Patrick Mc Glynn SM Individual96 56 19.37 Mick Harkin M40+ Individual97 46 19.38 Micheall Devenney M40+ UHG98 72 19.39 Irene Mc Fadden SW Scoil  Mhuire Gan Smail99 261 19.40 Eamonn Patton SM Individual100 137 19.41 Eugene Mc Gettigan SM LT Council101 224 19.42 Stewart Mc Gee SM Individual102 5 19.44 Tim Flanagan M45+ Individual103 33 19.44 Seamus Morrison M40+ Individual104 331 19.45 Joe Carlin M45+ LYIT105 23 19.47 Gualter Graca SM Individual106 82 19.48 Brian Doherty SM Individual107 128 19.49 Darren Beecroft M40+ Pharmacia108 69 19.50 Gerard Mullan SM Individual109 300 19.51 Nulla O’ Hagan SW Individual110 37 19.52 Damien Mc Goohan SM SITA111 186 19.52 Terence Boyle SM Individual112 41 19.53 Kieran Coyle SM UHG113 341 19.53 Hugh Ferry SM Social Welfare114 133 19.54 Gary Gallagher SM HSE115 57 19.55 Paddy Ward M55+ Individual116 74 19.55 Phil Boyle M40+ Individual117 256 19.56 Chris Taylor M40+ Individual118 315 19.56 Collie O’ Donnell SM Individual119 105 19.57 Michael Mc Nulty M40+ Individual120 201 19.58 Paul Cosgrove M45+ Individual121 253 19.58 Anthony Mc Daid SM Pharmacia122 17 19.59 Tony Gallagher M45+ Individual123 53 20.01 Mary Connelly SW Seamus McGrory124 164 20.02 Conor Mc Manus SM Individual125 19 20.03 Hugh Gallagher M55+ Individual22 May 2012 Page 4 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club126 11 20.08 Gabriel Mc Crossan M45+ Individual127 259 20.09 Nicola Doherty SW Individual128 6 20.10 John Doherty SM Individual129 344 20.11 Paul Friel M45+ E S B130 121 20.12 Robert Gallagher SM Individual131 179 20.13 Andy Scanlon M45+ DCC132 42 20.14 Brendan Govaerts SM UHG133 146 20.15 Richard Raymond M55+ Individual134 102 20.16 Sara Marie Doherty Moore SW MCC1135 198 20.17 Jason King M40+ Kirchhoff136 159 20.18 Paddy Gallagher SM Kirchhoff137 209 20.19 Brian Gormley SM Donegal Animal Hos138 78 20.20 John Collins SM CC School139 4 20.21 Seamus Ferry M40+ BOI140 202 20.22 Marie Boyle SW Individual141 262 20.23 Michael O Hara SM Individual142 234 20.25 Paul Mc Gettigan SM Individual143 25 20.25 P J Friel M45+ Kirchhoff144 242 20.26 Patrick Carr SM Individual145 270 20.27 Bridget Moohan SW MCC2146 178 20.33 Martin Anderson M45+ Individual147 182 20.34 Anthony Murray SM Individual148 329 20.35 Lee Davis SM Pharmacia149 307 20.36 Seamus Curran M50+ Individual150 274 20.37 Jerome Burke SM Prumerica151 271 20.41 John Ward M50+ Individual152 148 20.43 Miriam Bonner W40+ DCC153 340 20.46 Helen Kennedy W40+ LYIT154 131 20.55 Paul Catterson SM Individual155 122 20.57 Charmain O Brien SW Individual156 338 21.00 Bill Vaughan M45+ Individual157 229 21.01 Sean Mc Ginty M40+ Individual22 May 2012 Page 5 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club158 79 21.04 Michael Mc Hugh SM FBD159 328 21.05 Davin Doherty SM UHG160 116 21.08 John Crawford SM Individual161 284 21.09 Garvin Patterson SM Individual162 71 21.10 Mark Quinn SM SITA163 88 21.11 Sean O Leary M45+ Individual164 280 21.13 Gerard Campbell M45+ Individual165 139 21.14 Gerard Crawford SM Individual166 80 21.16 Kieran Mc Hugh SM Individual167 63 21.21 Ronan O Driscoll SM Individual168 272 21.24 Damien Daly SM Individual169 309 21.26 Brian McBride M55+ DCC170 138 21.29 Hugh O Donnell M50+ HSE171 59 21.32 Joseph Casey M45+ Individual172 211 21.33 Jackie Harvey W50+ Individual173 319 21.34 Don Rosney SM Individual174 327 21.38 Dermot Gallagher SM Individual175 293 21.39 Kevin Greenan M55+ Individual176 168 21.40 Paul Lee M45+ Eircom177 21 21.41 San Bogan SM CC School178 195 21.42 Jonathan Scanlon SM HSE179 93 21.43 Olly Harvey SM Individual180 288 21.46 Philip Nicholson SM Individual181 339 21.49 Eunan Mc Bride M50+ Individual182 125 21.50 Noreen Bonner W55+ Individual183 296 21.51 Enda Kelly SM Allied Irish Bank184 265 21.54 Bernard Mc Geehin SM Individual185 95 21.55 Cliona Gallagher SW Individual186 26 21.56 Eoin Gallagher SM Individual187 212 22.00 Vera Haughey W45+ HSE188 285 22.02 Conor Hayes M40+ Individual189 185 22.03 Stephen Perry SM Donegal Creameries22 May 2012 Page 6 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club190 321 22.04 Thomas Mc Connellouge SM Individual191 237 22.05 Darren Lynch JM Individual192 223 22.07 Ciaran Kelly M40+ Individual193 183 22.09 Michael Mc Gowan SM Individual194 282 22.13 DeclaN Mc Elwaine SM Individual195 114 22.14 Paul Magee SM Kirchhoff196 167 22.16 Sharon Black SW Individual197 200 22.25 Catherine Mc Kinley SW Individual198 213 22.27 James Doherty M60+ Individual199 169 22.35 John Mc Carron M40+ LT Council200 219 22.35 Eddie Doherty SM Individual201 154 22.42 Pj Mc Meniman SM Individual202 154 22.42 Tom Murray SM Individual203 58 22.45 Amanda Mc Nulty SW Allied Irish Bank204 190 22.50 Jane Mc Ginley SW LT Council205 266 22.51 Naoise Enright SM Individual206 239 22.52 Gavin Gorman SM Unattached207 210 22.53 Michael Kerr SM Individual208 76 22.57 Margaret Reid SW Individual209 269 22.57 Joe Gavin SM Lifford A C210 249 23.02 Noel Mc Cormick SM Individual211 184 23.07 John Mc Fadden SM Kirchhoff212 152 23.08 Nat Doherty SM Individual213 207 23.10 Trevor Gorman SM Individual214 143 23.21 Mags Gallon SW Scoil  Mhuire Gan Smail215 175 23.22 Sonia Moore SW Individual216 160 23.23 Cliff Smith M40+ SITA217 32 23.25 Patrick Brennan SM BOI218 77 23.27 Sharon Thompson SW Individual219 196 23.27 Finn Begley W40+ Individual220 231 23.32 Brian Mc Mullen SM VP Mc Mullin221 129 23.33 Serena Mc Daid SW HSE22 May 2012 Page 7 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club222 188 23.37 Martina Hegarty SW LT Council223 241 23.38 Liam Friel SM Individual224 297 23.39 Charlie Joe Mc Ginley M40+ Donegal News225 43 23.42 Suzanne Mc Closkey SW UHG226 13 23.44 Gaynor Hindley SW Individual227 24 23.45 Lisa Nalton SW Individual228 118 23.45 Christy Callaghan M50+ Social Welfare229 260 23.50 Joe Mc Daid M40+ Individual230 301 23.52 Eithne Nelly SW Individual231 320 23.55 Marie Mc Kaggue SW Individual232 245 23.55 Eoghan Doherty SM MCC3233 8 24.07 Barry Tinney M40+ Individual234 91 24.10 Kevin Baker SM Individual235 206 24.10 Brendan Giles SM Individual236 135 24.12 Brid Mc Ginty SW Individual237 14 24.13 Frances Gallagher SW Individual238 170 24.14 Oisin Kelly SM Kirchhoff239 283 24.19 Zara Herron SW Individual240 276 24.20 Aisling Kelly SW HSE241 144 24.21 Sinead Gibson SW Scoil  Mhuire Gan Smail242 36 24.23 Sharon Hamilton SW Individual243 39 24.32 Marian Kerr SW LYIT244 225 24.32 Collette Mc Elaine SW HSE245 155 24.33 Wesley Mc Kane SM HSE246 161 24.34 Dermot Mc Gettigan SM Individual247 311 24.37 Paul Gallagher SM Individual248 291 24.38 Sinead Trearty SW HSE249 142 24.39 Adrian Wassonh SM Individual250 247 24.40 Malcolm Dunleavy SM LT Council251 335 24.47 Mac Walsh SM Individual252 103 24.48 Jimmy Gildea M55+ Individual253 238 24.55 Arthur Lynch SM Individual22 May 2012 Page 8 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club254 251 24.56 Evelyn Mc Geehin SW VP Mc Mullin255 65 25.07 Charlene Mc Gee SW Individual256 277 25.09 Patricia Nulty W40+ Individual257 343 25.19 Grace Friel W45+ HSE258 171 25.31 Ruth Mc Crudden W45+ Individual259 172 25.32 Ryan Monagle SM MCC3260 314 25.33 Anne Doherty W45+ An Post261 313 25.33 Tommy Mc Naught M45+ An Post262 333 25.36 Gerard Doherty M40+ Individual263 218 25.51 Sinead Giles SW Individual264 235 26.01 Joe Gallagher SM Individual265 7 26.05 Stacey Hegarty SW Individual266 244 26.07 Andy Mc Fadden SM MCC3267 317 26.08 Ciaran Mc Hugh SM Individual268 332 26.11 `Yvonne Mc Guinness SW Individual269 68 26.29 Patrick Mc Nulty SM Kirchhoff270 64 26.36 Mary Bonner W45+ Individual271 98 26.37 Hazel Mc Fadden SW Allied Irish Bank272 180 26.49 Paddy Gallaghert SM Individual273 35 26.52 Agnes Ryan SW Individual274 96 26.55 Ann Marie Ferry SW Allied Irish Bank275 303 26.58 John Duffy SM Individual276 123 27.12 Breda Ward SW Individual277 18 27.18 Declan Friel SM Individual278 9 27.19 Susie Tinney SW Individual279 233 27.23 Elaine Mc Bride SW Individual280 92 27.24 Nessa Mc Bride SW Individual281 90 27.25 Sorla Mc Garrigle JW Individual282 85 27.26 Maureen Doherty W45+ Individual283 308 27.31 Anne Tinney W40+ Individual284 275 27.33 Siobhan Hopkins SW HSE285 136 27.38 Nadine Crawford JW Individual22 May 2012 Page 9 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club286 228 27.38 Linda Mc Cann W40+ DCC287 163 27.46 Jason Regan SM Pharmacia288 232 27.47 Nicole Conneely SW Individual289 89 28.05 Michaela Dunleavy JW Individual290 81 28.07 Lorna Mc Gettigan SW Individual291 174 28.08 Monica Grier W40+ Letterkenny A C292 149 28.09 Kieran Roarty SM Donegal Animal Hos293 84 28.10 Aisling Boyle SW Individual294 100 28.15 Emmet O Donnell SM Prumerica295 250 28.18 Eithne Cox SW VP Mc Mullin296 208 28.22 Sally Ann Mc Fadden SW MCC2297 204 28.29 Noelle Mollohan SW Prumerica298 318 28.36 Cora Harvey SW HSE299 268 28.41 Sonia Gavin SW Lifford A C300 254 28.46 Kevin Lynch M50+ Individual301 304 28.47 Grace Bonner SW MCC1302 278 28.52 Annie Sheridan SW Individual303 294 28.52 Loraine Boyce SW Individual304 86 29.03 Mariead Mangan SW HSE305 87 29.04 Andrea Curran SW HSE306 173 29.12 Aine Catterson SW Individual307 248 29.13 Sophie Kelly SW DCC308 27 29.27 Marjorie Morrison W40+ BOI309 279 29.29 Martina Mc Bride SW DCC310 252 29.30 Caroline O’ Boyle SW VP Mc Mullin311 290 29.35 Aine Molloy SW Individual312 336 29.45 James Humphries M40+ CC School313 337 29.45 Nichola Humphries SW Individual314 44 29.54 Stephen Mc Laughlin SM UHG315 29 29.55 Aileen Duffy W40+ BOI316 30 29.90 Aoife Mc Monagle W40+ Individual317 295 30.03 Agnes Devenny SW DCC22 May 2012 Page 10 of 11 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club318 302 30.29 Rose Mc Daid SW Individual319 60 30.44 Orla Mc Bride SW Individual320 61 30.45 James Mc Bride M55+ Individual321 267 31.06 Jennifer Mc Laughlin SW MCC2322 31 31.31 Maeve Callaghan W40+ BOI323 54 31.43 Mary Duddy SW Seamus McGrory324 298 31.57 Frances Matson SW Individual325 292 32.01 Rosin Mc Bride SW Individual326 305 32.36 Colleen Gallagher SW MCC1327 189 33.02 Karen Mc Brearty SW LT Council328 28 33.18 Terezina Ellis W40+ BOI329 45 33.27 Fidelma Mc Brearty SW UHG330 226 33.43 Catherine Ann Kelly SW DCC331 255 33.54 Anne Lynch W45+ Individual332 342 34.21 Carmel Sweeney SW LT Council333 227 34.26 Michelle Mc Daid SW Individual334 243 37.17 Gerry Mc Taggart SM Individual335 55 40.36 Susan O Boyle W40+ Seamus McGroryTotal Runners: 335RESULTS FROM THE LK INTERFIRMS 5K ROAD RACE was last modified: May 23rd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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FEATURE: HELPING ANIMALS AT DONEGAL PET RESCUE

first_imgHere at donegaldaily.com we know what a fantastic job this voluntary organisation does but we wanted to know a little more about the people behind the scenes at ‘Donegal Pet Rescue’. Our reporter Kate Haley gets the chance to have a chat with DPR’s Fundraising Director, Bronwyn Walsh.Kate: How did you first get involved with this organisation? Bronwyn: Looking to purchase charity Christmas Cards when first moved to Ireland (from Australia) in 2008, I eventually found Donegal Pet Rescue (DPR). I offered to help DPR out if they ever needed it – I started doing charity bucket collections (my husband Terence & I often dressed up in dog & cat outfits!) in shopping centres to help raise funds.Kate: What is your job?Bronwyn: As Fundraising Director, I am responsible for organising, co-ordinating (& doing) fundraising events, as well as school/community group visits, promotion of our work & generally spreading awareness & trying to get people involved. I also set up website & Facebook page & keep it updated with events & general goings-on (other volunteers look after the re-homing/fostering side of things).Kate: What made you want to volunteer? Bronwyn: Being new to the area in 2008 I wanted to become a part of the community & love being able to help animals. Even though DPR was established in 2000, I don’t think many people were aware it, so I wanted to help raise the profile of DPR & Animal Welfare in general. I also suffer from Depression & volunteering gives me a really positive mental boost. Dogs have always been a very important part of my life.Kate: What can people do to help ‘Donegal Pet Rescue’?Bronwyn: So many things! Help with fundraising, donate, attend events (or organise their own!), fostering, transport, volunteer in our Charity Shop (recently opened in Letterkenny). Most importantly, they can be responsible pet owners – look after their own pets by spaying/neutering to avoid unwanted pups & kittens, keep control of them so they don’t get lost, stolen; give them proper medical care. And if someone is thinking of getting a dog or cat, remember what a huge responsibility it is financially & time-wise – we have so many cases where people have taken in a new pet, only to find 6 months later they don’t have time for them. Always look at adopting a rescue pet – they not only save the life of that one dog/cat, but it means we can take on another, so 2 lives have been saved! One day we’d love to have a central shelter as well (at the moment we use foster homes all around the county) – so if anyone out there has land to give us…?Kate: What are the upsides to it all?Bronwyn: Knowing that I’ve helped make a difference, even if only a small one. Being part of a like-minded community (i.e. people that don’t mind if you’ve dog/cat hair on your clothes sometimes!) The sense of self-worth that comes from doing something I feel is worthwhile & as corny as it sounds, helping those that can’t help themselves. Anyone who does any sort of voluntary/charity work will know what I mean!Kate: What are the downsides? Bronwyn: Only being able to make a small difference. Never having enough time to achieve what I want to achieve. Finding the balance between work, DPR volunteering & personal life (what spare time??). People not understanding/appreciating that this is voluntary, and that we do what we can, when we can and that unfortunately are not always able to help/answer calls/ respond straight away as we 1) have limited resources 2) have “real” jobs/lives/study as well. Getting angry phone calls or personal confrontations from people telling us that we’re not doing enough/not helping them right now.Kate: Is it hard to find volunteers?Bronwyn: Yes. People have the best of intentions, but often don’t follow through or commit as much as we need them to. Volunteers sometimes have the expectation that you can’t expect the same standard/commitment (of work/time/attitude) as if they were being paid, but it is a really frustrating side of organising things. (I once had a bag-pack organised at a supermarket – 15 people had said they were coming – 3 turned up).We’re desperately short of fosterers & people to help out in the Charity Shop on Saturdays especially.Kate: How many other people are involved and what roles do they play? Bronwyn: We have 8 Dog Foster Carers, 3 Cat Foster Carers (across the whole of Donegal).We also have a few dedicated people that are constantly organising fundraising on our behalf. One of our long-term supporters (Marian McLaughlin) recently set up & runs the DPR Charity Shop which has been a huge boost for us, both financially & because it gives us a much-needed physical presence. Our Committee is made up of 7 people who cover roles such as Fundraising, Fostering, Helpline, Treasurer, Secretary, Chairman, Public Relations. Everyone in DPR is voluntary & though we each have ‘specific’ roles, when it comes to fundraising everyone gets on board as the majority of our funds come from voluntary donations (It costs us about €70 000 per year to do our work). We do have a core of dedicated supporters that come along to all of our events which is really important to us & very much appreciated.Kate: What is your goal?Bronwyn: To make Animal Welfare as high a priority in people’s minds as other worthy causes such as Cancer, Child Welfare, Homelessness, Domestic Violence, Mental Health & Depression. To make people understand & appreciate how rewarding having a pet can be, not just emotionally, but in terms of health, & also in various roles in some of the above Charities.Kate: What’s the most valuable piece of advice you’ve ever been given?Bronwyn: “You can only do what you can do.”Kate: What’s your favourite animal?Bronwyn: I’d have to say dogs. But I am very fond of cats, and horses, and donkeys. And wombats (growing up in country Australia I had all sorts of beasties as pets– I had a pet goat & a pet possum as well as always having pet dogs). Not so fond of mice due to experiencing first-hand a full-blown mouse plague in the late 1980’s!  Kate: Is it hard letting an animal you’ve brought back to health go?Bronwyn: I don’t foster for exactly that reason! I’d end up with a zoo! But the animal’s happiness is the Number 1 priority so it’s always great to see them go to new homes (especially when we get updates from their new owners of their progress). It’s really lovely seeing our former animals with their new families at our events like Dog Shows & Dog Walks etc. I really respect the work of our Foster Carers because they do get attached, but know that they have to let them go.Kate: Do you have any pets of your own?Bronwyn: 2 dogs – both Rescues of course. ‘Scrap’ came with me from Australia (he was found wandering the streets in Sydney. He’s now 12 years old –we’ve had him for 10 years – I couldn’t leave him behind!); ‘Rosie’ was found in Inch Wildfowl Reserve in Burt – someone had hit her over the head & left her to die in the swamp. We’ve had her for about 3 years now.Kate: If you won the lotto, what would you do with the money?Bronwyn: Pay off the mortgage; Buy a big block of land & build an animal shelter; Go back to Australia for a visit (not been back since moving here); Get a housecleaner (!). Not necessarily in that order!Kate: What else do you do aside from this?Bronwyn: I work full-time at Glenveagh National Park in Visitor Services (as a Castle Guide & in the Visitor Centre). I also work the occasional shift at Kelly’s Restaurant Mountain Top.Kate: If you could have one wish what would it be?Bronwyn: That people would treat animals with the respect, care & admiration they deserve. That people wouldn’t have the attitude “…it’s only a dog/cat/horse/donkey…” (I know that’s 2 wishes…)Kate: Where do you see ‘Donegal Pet Rescue’ in 20 years time?Bronwyn: It’s been established for 12 years now, but I think we’re only just recently starting to build a real awareness of DPR & animal awareness in general here. I’d hope that in 20 years time we would be in a position to have a fully-functioning re-homing centre, and the same sort of public profile/awareness as places such as The Dogs Trust for example. (Though wouldn’t it be nice if there wasn’t a need for these places at all?)FEATURE: HELPING ANIMALS AT DONEGAL PET RESCUE was last modified: May 24th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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)last_img read more