Archive for April 2010
Milford Inn Hotel Division One:
Lagan Harps 1 Cappry Rovers 0
Lagan clinched the first division title after this closely fought contest in Orchard Park. Although Cappry were short a few regulars they turned in a determined performance and pushed Lagan all the way. Played on a bumpy surface the football was generally poor but for Lagan the result was the important factor. Lagan started well but with the Cappry defence well marshaled by Kevin Mc Cormack and Dougie Mc Feely, they created few clear cut chances. Read more
Letterkenny recorded their 8th league win of the season at home to Glenea on Saturday, a result that means Rovers will play off against Rathmullen/ Milford in May to decide the winners of this years league title.
Jaime Doherty scored the all important goal in the first half to secure a 1-0 win. Bonagee finished their league campaign in disappointing fashion going down by the odd goal in five against Gweedore Celtic. Fanad United and Ballybofey played out a nine goal thriller, with the twin towns club profiting by 5 goals to four. Elsewhere on Sunday Galway Youth league captured the Interleague cup, beating Donegal’s conquers Wicklow by 3 goals to 1 in the final at Salthill Devon’s in Galway. Read more
Poorer households are facing a double fuel whammy at the end of next week. The fuel allowance “season” which runs from September to April each year for over 300,000 families is set to end next week. The day after, on May 1st, the new Carbon Levy comes into force on some home heating products.
The comments were made by Cllr Frank McBrearty Junior, who is the Labour party candidate in the Donegal south west bye-election.
Drumshanbo and Arigna in Leitrim has had some of the worst one of its worst nights of bog and forest fires in modern memory.
More than 100 firefighters were engaged in bringing more than 30 fires under control until 6am yesterday morning across the west. At one stage, all of the five counties of Connacht had fires burning. Read more