Finn Harps have terminated the contract of defender Shaun McGowan with immediate effect. In a short statement issued today, they said:
It is with regret that Finn Harps Football Club announce they have cancelled the contract of Shaun McGowan with immediate effect. This situation has arisen because of issues which have proven to be outside the control of the club. The club would like to thank Shaun for his service and commitment to Finn Harps FC and wish him well in the future.
The Club will be making no further comment on this matter.
Cavan’s Paul Brady, created further history in Kingscourt on Saturday evening as a 21-17, 21-7 victory over Armagh’s Charly Shanks saw him equal Pat Kirby’s long-standing record of 6 consecutive triumphs in the GAA Handball All Ireland Senior championship.
In front of a capacity crowd at the Kingscourt venue, Brady produced a scintillating second game performance and lead at one stage 18-2 before the resillient Armagh man staged a tenacious comeback with 5 consecutive aces.
One man has died and another was seriously injured following a light aircraft crash, at a private airstrip, near Powerscourt, Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow at 3.10 p.m. on the 10th of April 2010.
A 66 year old man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Loughlinstown Hospital, where a post mortem examination will be carried out on Monday the 12th of April.
The second man aged 69 years was taken to Tallaght General Hospital.
Glowing tributes have been paid to former Fianna Fail Senator Willie Farrell who died at the age of 81 in Sligo General Hospital on Friday. He will be buried in North Sligo tomorrow.
Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Gerry Murrray who joined the council in the same year as the late Mr Farrell said he was one of the most hard working and distinguished politicians he had met in his career.
Willie Farrell had a political career spanning 35 years, first serving as a member of Sligo County Council which he joined in 1967.
The 2010 ‘FBD Young Farmer of the Year Competition’ was launched this week by Macra na Feirme, IFA and sponsors, FBD.
The aim of this prestigious competition, run by Macra na Feirme in partnership with the IFA, is to recognise and reward the top young farmers in the country. Entrants are judged according to a number of criteria including farm business initiative and innovation, levels of farm efficiency and enterprise quality, farm safety and environmental protection awareness, as well as agricultural knowledge and community involvement.
Shortly before 12.30am this morning (10th April 2010) Gardaí at Drogheda received a call to say that there was a disturbance outside a public house on laurances Street.
Further calls were received to say that one of the persons involved in the disturbance had a knife and that a number of people had been stabbed on West Street.
On arrival at scene and after initial investigations it appears that a 17 year old male was involved in a disturbance outside a public house on Lauranaces Street and he ran from the scene onto West Street, a short distance away.
Win for Rovers in Bray
Sligo Rovers 3
Bray Wanderers 2
Game played at the Carisle Grounds, Bray
Another fantastic performance from Sligo Rovers last night saw their unbeaten record continue with a dramatic late win, on their visit to the East coast. It was virtually the last kick of the ball, as the bit o’red were blessed with the rub of the green on this occasion.
Dean Marshall, who had come on as a sub got a dramatic injury time winner in what is one of Sligo’s best ever starts to the season in the Airtricity Premier Division.