Foreign Ward Sold 500 Copies of Debut Album

first_imgForeign WardForeign Ward is not that popular yet, but his proven entrepreneurial spirit has set him apart from many top rated Liberian musicians.And since the release of his highly-anticipated ‘Broken English’ album, which sold 500 copies at US$10, Ward is still clearly counting on his entrepreneurial knowledge about the music business – a knowledge most Liberian artist don’t have.“Broken English,” which was, produced, engineered, mixed and mastered by Ward, was sold through a simple music email marketing strategy that encouraged fans to buy his work.“I came up with a plan to distribute my album in a way that I will keep 100% of my sales. The plan was to sell 500 hard copies of my album without distributing it digitally. I created a lot of buzz around the album by emailing my fans daily encouraging them to buy the album, which came with a gift,” he said.In addition to the email marketing strategy, Ward developed a specific mobile app that allows fans to get the album digitally, but they have to first purchase a hard copy of the album to get the mobile app. “Inside each copy of the album, there’s a link to download the app.“Every copy of the album has a different link and the link expires after you visit it once. The reason I went that route was because digital distributors like TUNCORE, Cd Baby and the rest usually take a percentage of album and song sales.“I felt like I worked too hard on my album and did everything myself to allow anyone to benefit off my hard work. So I decided to sell the first 500 hard copies before releasing it digitally, so that way how I was able to recover the money I put into the project,” said Foreign Ward.Ward’s plan worked out perfectly as he was able to sell a large amount of CDs, which he also did at every show on his album release tour.“I decided to sell the album because I felt like it was time to start marketing myself in a way people will respect and appreciate what I do. Since I started recording in 2008, every song or mixtape that I put out was always free. I did that because it was my strategy to build a following fast,” he said, adding, “My strategy worked, so now that I have a nice bit of following, I think it’s time that I start benefiting off my talent and what I put money into.”“Broken English” album is 100% Afro-beat.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Car slams into Bagotstown house for 8th time

first_imgMotorcar PPP 2360, driven by 18-year-old Tyrese Souvenir, ended up in the home of Faizal Razack located at Lot 35 Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara, in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. This is the 8th time a motor vehicle has crashed into the house.The badly damaged car that crashes into the Bagotstown houseThe teenage driver of Essequibo Street, Lamaha Springs, reportedly told Police that at the time of the accident, the road was slippery and as such he lost control of the vehicle which slammed into the house. The house was partially damaged while the vehicle is beyond repair.At the scene, Razack told media operatives that he was awakened by the impact and a loud explosion. As he got out of bed, he saw the motorcar in his yard. At the time, he saw public spirited citizens – who were passing at the time and who witnessed the accident – rushing to the aid of the four occupants of the mangled car. They were rescued and taken to a hospital where they were treated and released.A breathalyser test was conducted on the driver but there were no traces of alcohol in his system. He is being questioned by Police as they continue their investigations.Razack stated that while his house is insured, he is concerned for his family’s safety since they are in grave danger every time a vehicle crashes into their home.“The last time a car slammed into the house, the insurance gave me back $300,000 but that could have barely do to repair. The place that was damaged… you still have other expenses,” he added. Stating that this is the 8th time a motor vehicle has crashed into his home, he is calling on drivers to be more careful when negotiating the turn.In addition, he is recommending that a “speed hump” be placed on the roadway in the vicinity of his house; a call he thought would not be possible due to the major road. The first car crashed into the Razack’s property in 2011.last_img read more

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H.Stars up three places in FIFA Ranking

first_img0Shares0000Sports CS Amina Mohammed takes a photo with the Harambee Stars players, members of the technical bench and Football Kenya Federation boss Nick Mwendwa as well as head of delegation Nabea Muriithi when she visited the team at their training complex in Marcoussis, Paris on June 9, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, June 14 – Ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), national football team Harambee Stars has climbed up three places in the latest FIFA Ranking released June 14 to sit 105 with 1207 points.This comes after Kenya picked a 1-0 win over Madagascar who are now ranked 108. Harambee Stars opponents in AFCON Group C sees Sadio Mane’s Senegal top the African continent and position 22 world wide having rose one place while Algeria occupy ninth pace in Africa and 68th in the globe.Kenya’s other opponent neigbours Tanzania sit at 131 in the world and 35th in Africa, 12 places below Harambee Stars.Uganda, who are also competing in AFCON, boss the CECAFA region sitting 16th in Africa and 80 th in the world, followed by Kenya, then Tanzania, Burundi other AFCON participants comes fourth while Ethiopia closes the top five in the regional standing.In Africa, Senegal is followed by Tunisia who are 25 th in the world, Nigeria are third (45), Morocco fourth (47) while DR Congo (49), Kenya’s opponents in the second AFCON warm up match closes the top five in the continental standings.AFCON hosts Egypt sit eight in the Africa ranking and 58 world wide.Harambee Stars skipper Victor Wanyama and teammates Eric Johannah (left) and Paul Were (right) have fun during a training session at the National Rugby Centre in Marcoussis, Paris on June 6, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluHarambee Stars are Paris, France for a three-week boot camp as they prepare to make a comeback to the Cup of Nations for the first time in 15 years.Stars will open campaign against Algeria June 23.-World Ranking-Portugal climbed two places to fifth in the latest FIFA rankings on Friday after adding the inaugural Nations League title to their European Championship crown.Fernando Santos’ side leapfrogged Croatia and Uruguay.Portugal beat the Netherlands 1-0 in the final in Porto thanks to a second-half strike from Goncalo Guedes, after a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick had seen them past Switzerland in the semis.The Dutch, who failed to qualify for both Euro 2016 and last year’s World Cup, also gained two spots, rising to a tie for 14th.Belgium remain atop the rankings ahead of world champions France after back-to-back 3-0 wins over Kazakhstan and Scotland in Euro 2020 qualifying.0Shares0000(Visited 35 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Businessman and St Vincent de Paul volunteer went on robbing spree in nightclub

first_imgA businessman who works voluntarily with St Vincent de Paul has been ordered to pay his own charity €1,000 after going on a stealing spree at a nightclub.Gearoid Knight stole two iPhones, a lady’s handbag and bank cards during a disco in Co Donegal. Knight, who manages a staff of 25 people at a service station in Co Laois, stole the handbag and then went into the toilets of the Voodoo in Letterkenny and emptied out the contents.He stuffed the gold handbag down the back of the toilet.However, what Knight did not know was that the owner of the handbag, Justine Fisher had spotted him stealing the bag.When 25-year-old Knight emerged from the toilet, he was apprehended by security staff.The accused, of Old Pound, Ballybrittas, Co Laois, appeared at Letterkenny District Court charged with a range of offences including stealing goods and handling stolen goods on November 11th last.The court was told that Knight, who had no previous convictions, was attending a friend’s birthday party in Letterkenny.He said he had no explanation as to why he stole the items but said he had too much to drink.However, Judge Paul Kelly said there was some element of pre-planning to it.He told Knight that if any one of his 25 employees had stolen from his company then they would be let go.He told Knight’s solicitor, Mr Kieran Dillon “I’m trying to get into the mindset of somebody with all your client’s advantages and background that would make him take a handbag two phones and bank cards.“There was an element here of planning or preparation to this. It didn’t just fall into his lap. There was a conscious set of actions.”Solicitor Mr Dillon said his client’s parents were also heavily involved with St Vincent de Paul.“He is embarrassed and ashamed of what happened. He is here and is anxious to plead guilty. He had been drinking a lot more than he normally would.“He is heavily involved in the community and this is something is simply can’t explain. He is very anxious to make amends.”The court was also told that another victim, Mr Ian Reid, claimed that a bank card which he had in his pocket had been later found in Knight’s wallet.Judge Kelly said that because the accused had no previous convictions and that he had met the charge at the first possible opportunity, he would deal with the charges in a certain way.He ordered Knight to pay a donation of €1,000 to St Vincent de Paul in Letterkenny and struck out the charges.Businessman and St Vincent de Paul volunteer went on robbing spree in nightclub was last modified: November 29th, 2017 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:donegalhandbagsLetterkenny Gearoid KnighttheftVOODOOlast_img read more

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GAA: NAOMH MHUIRE GAA NOTES

first_imgNaomh MhuireUnder 8 training has moved to the indoors for the winter and will take place at 11am on Saturday in Dungloe. U-10 training will also move indoor in Dungloe on a Saturday at 12.U12 Training for the 2012 season has started in the Dungloe gym on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 8pm. This age group applies to all players born in 2000 and 2001. A nightly hall fee of €2 will be payable by each player. The Seniors and Reserves will play St. Nauls at home on Saturday with the Reserves having a 1pm throw in and the Seniors at 3pm. A win would secure promotion for the Seniors to Division 2.The Bord na nOg have organised a Sports Nutritionist talk – “The right fuel for a healthy body and mind”in Aislann Ranafast this Friday 11th November @ 7.30pm – 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.Naomh Mhuire GAA Club monthly meeting on Thursday night at 8.30pm. This is an important meeting as the selection of a new development group will be formed to guide the forthcoming developments at the Banks. There are two important projects coming up which require both commitment over the next two years. Both projects are seen as important to the overall development of the Club and its members as well as being a strong base for games over the next ten years. The selection of this committee is only a small part of the overall help required to make these developments happen and as always the members and supporters will play the biggest role in supporting events.The Club organised a Scrap Saturday last Saturday which proved a huge success and the club would like to thank all the people in the area who came along with their scrap with all monies going towards the club. Due to the success and also as time was running out on the day a further Scrap Saturday is being planned for Saturday November 24th. Keep this date in mind. This is again where we ask all from the area to bring along any old scrap metal to the GAA Club and we will separate it before off-loading it to a recognised recycling company. Scór na óg craobh an condae in gleann suillì oìche satharn. Beidh nicola ní bhaoill ò naomh mùire ag glacadh pairt san aiseoireachta àdh mòr a nicola tabhair tacaiocht dì maith thù a thaisce.Dates to note for the minor board have changed and the Underage Presentation on and Minor Board AGM have been put back with dates to be announced. We are looking for new and old managers to put their names forwards to get involved in the underage teams and as part of that process we are asking all names and nominations for managers to be with Gary Boyle.The Club are seeking out characters and potential Michael Flately’s or Jean Butler’s for a Night of Jigs and Reels which will take place in the early Spring. We are looking for eight Men and eight Ladies who will under-go expert preparation for what should be a great night. Contact any committee member if you are interested or if you wish to nominate a local person.Lotto details for week 2nd November.Jackpot 3020 euro. No jackpot winner. There was five match 3 winners – Jimmy Sharkey – Coilcheim, Charlie Doherty – Carraig a Choill, Sally Logue – Loch an Iuir, Michael Logue – Loch an Iuir, Sheila Mulholland – Loch an Iuir.. Numbers were 4-5-11-21.Check out our club website www.naomhmhuire.ie GAA: NAOMH MHUIRE GAA NOTES was last modified: November 8th, 2011 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)Tags:GAA: NAOMH MHUIRE GAA NOTESlast_img read more

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The 1998 World Cup ultimate XI featuring Croatia and France players

first_imgDEFENCE: Roberto Carlos (Brazil)The man with thighs the size of tree trunks, Brazilian left-back Carlos was a physical specimen – despite his small size. Despite Roy Hodgson trying to play him as an attacking midfielder at Inter Milan, the Real Madrid legend made the left-back spot his own and reinvigorated the role of the full-back. His constant running and ferocious shots earned him the nickname ‘The Bullet Man’ in his native Brazil. He starred at three World Cups for the Seleção, earning 125 caps for his country in total. His free-kick just prior to this tournament against the France national team was so incredible; physicists wrote a paper on it in 2010 to study the trajectory of the ball. 13 Ahead of the 2018 World Cup between France and Croatia, the talkSPORT.com team has been trawling through the archives to relive past tournaments.Here, we look at the 1998 edition, won by France on their home turf.Captained by Didier Deschamps and headlined by Zinedine Zidane, Les Bleus claimed the cup by destroying Brazil 3-0 in the Final at the Stade de France. DEFENCE: Frank de Boer (Netherlands)Although modern fans will remember him as the man who failed miserably as Crystal Palace manager, De Boer was as cultured a defender as they came. Originally starting as a left-back, he made the centre half position his own at international level – becoming the second most capped player for his country. He was integral to the success enjoyed by the Netherlands in France as they reached the semi-finals before they were knocked out by eventual runners-up on penalties. De Boer will be best remembered for his incredible 60-yard pass to Dennis Bergkamp in the previous round which set up the Arsenal legend to score the goal to knock out Argentina. 13 GOALKEEPER: Fabien Barthez (France)The former Manchester United goalkeeper will always be renowned for his pre-match antics with Laurent Blanc; the centre-half insisted on kissing Barthez’s bald bonce before every game. The ‘keeper played at three World Cups in total, but it was in his home country where he truly excelled. He conceded just two goals in seven games as France romped to victory, claiming the coveted Yashin Award as the best goalkeeper of the tournament. Now a motorsport driver, Barthez is set to take part in the 24-hour race at Le Mans this summer. 13 13 France lift the World Cup trophy in 1998 DEFENCE: Lilian Thuram (France)The powerful centre-half featured at right back for his country during the 1998 World Cup and quickly showed to the world just why Parma had paid Monaco a hefty sum to take the talented defender to Serie A. He only ever scored two goals in his 142-cap career, but both came in the same game. Trailing 1-0 to Croatia in the semi-final, Thuram popped up with two crucial goals to take his side to the Final. His exploits earned him the FIFA Bronze Ball for being the third best player at the tournament. FORWARD: Ronaldo (Brazil)After a stunning debut season for Inter Milan with 34 goals, the eyes of the world were on the Brazilian striker. Did he show it? Not a chance. With his blistering pace and incredible footwork, the 21-year-old was seen as the best player in the world leading into the tournament. His four goals and three assists helped his country to the Final, but controversy marred his ending. After allegedly suffering convulsions just hours before the game against France, Ronaldo was withdrawn from the squad. Fearing an outrage from the fans at home and at the insistence of the striker, he was put back into the starting XI. However, it was a distinctly below-par performance, with the head of clinical neurology at the University of Birmingham saying; “There is no way that he would have been able to perform to the best of his ability within 24 hours of his first fit.” Ronaldo still earned the Golden Ball for the tournament after his earlier electric displays, but it was not before long injuries took their toll on the dynamic striker.*The 1998 World Cup All-Star Team was the first to name 16 players. We have cut the selection down to 11 to field a 4-4-2 formation. The five players excluded are: Jose Luis Chilavert (goalkeeper, Paraguay), Carlos Gamarra (defender, Paraguay), Edgar Davids (midfielder, Netherlands), Brian Laudrup (forward, Denmark), Dennis Bergkamp (forward, Netherlands)France v Croatia in the World Cup final is live on talkSPORT at 16:00 (UK time) DEFENCE: Marcel Desailly (France)One of the most decorated players in French football history, Desailly was a serial winner. Blessed with incredible athleticism, the former Chelsea and AC Milan star was equally adept at playing at the back or at the base of midfield. An exceptional leader who took no prisoners in the tackle, his partnership alongside Blanc was crucial to the success enjoyed by Les Bleus. Although he was sent off in the Final against Brazil, he was awarded the title of Chevalier of the National Order of the Legion of Honour for his incredible exploits after the tournament. 13 1998 WORLD CUP ALL-STAR TEAM Zidane was one of the stand out players, but he was not alone; Croatia’s Davor Suker confounded everyone to finish top scorer, Michael Owen burst onto the world stage, and Ronaldo put in world class performance after world class performance before a convulsive fit suffered on the eve of the final neutered the Brazil star for the showdown with France.These were just some of the best players in France, but else dominated the scene in 1998? The World Cup All-Star Team is named to remember the best performers, and you can see who was selected below…1998 FIFA WORLD CUPHosts: FranceChampions: FranceRunners-up: BrazilThird place: CroatiaFourth place: NetherlandsTop scorer: Davor Suker (Croatia) – 6 goalsBest Player: Ronaldo (Brazil)Best Young Player: Michael Owen (England)center_img 13 13 13 MIDFIELD: Zinedine Zidane (France)The darling of French football and the player everyone pretended to be in the playground, Zidane was propelled to superstardom thanks to his displays in this tournament. After helping his country to an opening day victory against South Africa, the Juventus star was sent off in the second game for a stamp on a Saudi Arabia player. He returned to guide his side past Italy, Paraguay and Croatia. Zidane was seen as one of the key men for France and netted two vital goals in the Final. He subsequently won the Ballon d’Or for that year and a huge image of his face was projected on the Arc de Triomphe with the words ‘Merci Zizou’ emblazoned across it. 13 MIDFIELD: Rivaldo (Brazil)Rivaldo enjoyed a glittering career in Europe, most notably at AC Milan and Barcelona, and is rightly considered a legend of the game. Able to play as an attacking midfielder o as a second striker, his partnership with Ronaldo at the 2002 World Cup in Japan helped deliver their fifth world title. His performances in 1998 showed he had the quality to be an international superstar as he scored three goals to help the team to the Final. His brace against Denmark in the quarter-final set his country on the way to the Final and also earned him a place in the best XI. 13 FORWARD: Davor Suker (Croatia)The former Real Madrid, Arsenal and West Ham United striker honed his skills paying alongside 1986 World Cup winner Diego Maradona at Sevilla in the 1992/93 season. He helped Croatia to their first ever World Cup in France with an astonishing five goals in nine appearances, managing to take his goal scoring exploits into the Finals with him. He scored an incredible six goals in seven games at the tournament, including the opener in the semi-final. Although Croatia couldn’t hold on, Suker was awarded the Golden Boot after finishing the tournament as top scorer. He also won the coveted Silver Ball award for finishing behind a certain Brazilian as the tournament’s second best player. MIDFIELD: Michael Laudrup (Denmark)As with the aforementioned De Boer, an ill-fated stint as manager of a Premier League club should not deter from Laudrup’s incredible playing career. A member of Johan Cruyff’s Barcelona ‘Dream Team’, the Denmark international did the unthinkable when joining Real Madrid in 1994. Such was his quality, Pele named him as one of the 100 Greatest Ever Footballers, and he was even knighted, receiving the Order of the Dannebrog in 2000. On the international front, he will always be remembered for his breath-taking solo goal against Hungary at the 1986 World Cup, but it was France 98 where he cemented his legacy. As captain of the side, Laudrup guided the team to the quarter-final stage, earning his 100th cap in the process. Although he retired after Denmark’s exit, he will forever be remembered as an international superstar. 13 13 13 MIDFIELD: Dunga (Brazil)Although his two spells as coach of the national team may have been disappointing, Dunga’s playing days were littered with success. His name literally translates to ‘Dopey’ and was a nickname given to him by his uncle. He claimed his nephew would always be short but, unlike his namesake, the defensive midfielder was always switched on. After helping his country to World Cup victory in 1994, Dunga almost managed to retain the trophy – despite playing his football in the J-League over in Japan at the time. A calm and assured leader on the pitch, his fight with Bebeto in the game against Morocco was a shocking low point.last_img read more

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COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: 40% OF TICKETS ARE FOR TERRACES, SAY Mac CUMHAILLS

first_imgDONEGAL’S GAA clubs are warning their members they have been given a large number of Terrace tickets for Sunday’s All Ireland Finals at Croke Park.GAA HQ allocated an incredible FORTY PER CENT of tickets to Donegal as terrace tickets.In a statement today ahead of their handing out of tickets tomorrow night, Sean Mac Cumhaills said neither its executive nor the County Board had any control over this and appealed for fans’ patience. “Sean Mac Cumhaills were allocated 373 tickets for the final. 160 of these are for Hill 16. The club has no control over what seated tickets we receive. Obviously we’ve had a huge request for tickets, but the club is not in a position to cater for this demand,” said the Mac Cumhaills in a statement to Donegal Daily today.“All adult members that ordered a ticket can collect them from the club on Tue 16th from 8.00pm- 10.00pm“If you do not collect your ticket, the club will assume that you do not want it and will reallocate it. All tickets are to be paid for on the night.”The statement added: “The club wants everybody to enjoy the quest for All Ireland glory but we wish remind everybody that club officers are voluntary and under no circumstances will any abuse of officers be tolerated. Any abuse will result in removing your ticket and returning your membership monies. Any member not happy with their ticket allocation can return them to the club for a full refund.”  COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: 40% OF TICKETS ARE FOR TERRACES, SAY Mac CUMHAILLS was last modified: September 15th, 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:GAA clubSean Mac Cumhaillsterrace ticketslast_img read more

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Breaking: Investigation launched after blaze destroys €1.2M stately home

first_imgOne of Donegal’s most historic houses has been destroyed in an overnight fire.Donaghmore House in Castlefin, which was on the market for €1.2million, was engulfed by flames.A full investigation into the blaze has been launched. The house which sits on a 90-acre estate, is owned by the Tinney family, has been vacant for some time.The substantial Victorian (c.1870) country house on 36 ha (90 acres) approx. incorporating an attractive detached cast iron conservatory, two gate lodges, walled gardens and a range of outbuildings.The house extends to 595 sq m (6,400 sq ft) and some of its original features include sliding sash window frames, original cornicing, fireplaces, extra high ceilings etc. etc.Three fire tenders from Letterkenny, Stranorlar, and Strabane battled the blaze for hours before it was eventually brought under control. It is believed the Donaghmore House was associated with the Spence family from c.1750 until c.1800 of which at least two members (father and son) served as ministers of the church.The original house appears to have ceased to have been used as a rectory in the 1860’s and the present, more substantial house, may have been built shortly after this time.Breaking: Investigation launched after blaze destroys €1.2M stately home was last modified: February 24th, 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:CsstlefinDonaghmore Housedonegalfirehouselast_img read more

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Further funding needed to develop Killybegs Harbour – Cllr Naughton

first_imgCllr. Naughton has requested an urgent meeting be set up with Minister Creed, the Killybegs Harbour Development Group CLG, and Councillors from the Donegal MD to seek funding for further development of Killybegs Harbour.He made the call at yesterday’s meeting of the Donegal Municipal District.Cllr Naughton said Killybegs has all the elements required to thrive and diversify but currently lacks the adequate infrastructure in the harbour. He said “They urgently need a new pier extension of 250 metres to facilitate the increasing number of fishing vessels, cruise liners, wind turbine ships and timber ships etc. and a fit for purpose dry docking facility.“Over the past 4 years alone €100m of local money has been spent in foreign shipyards due to the lack of dry dock facilities as Ireland has no dry dock facilities to service our own national vessels (Navy, Marine Institute Fleet, Irish Lights etc.)“Killybegs Harbour Development Group have the knowledge, the staff and the expertise, and their renowned reputation internationally however, they require the state to invest in the necessary infrastructure.”The Killybegs Harbour Development Group was established in 2017, as an advisory group to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. They represent 20 companies with an employment base of nearly 1200 people with an annual turnover of €250m of which 94% of this is exported.Cllr. Naughton said he recognises the economic importance of Killybegs Harbour to south Donegal and the wider County.Naughton is now hoping to lead discussions with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine to ensure the development of Killybegs Harbour is a top priority of Donegal County Council and that the Maritime industrial base must be supported along with the added Tourism benefits.He added “The Killybegs Harbour Development Group believe in the development of the Harbour and are willing to invest their own money in the pier, however the port is owned by the Department of Agriculture so support and commitment from the Department is crucial.“Great credit has to be given to the McHugh family who are currently developing 3 new boats with a value of over €65m, this is a huge vote of confidence in the Killybegs Harbour and in the people of this area. “Ireland needs to embrace our marine resources (Seafood, Energy, Transport Links etc.) and there is no better place to start than with a fit-for-purpose facility in Killybegs.”Further funding needed to develop Killybegs Harbour – Cllr Naughton was last modified: September 10th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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:callCllr. Michael NaughtondonegalKillybegsmeetinglast_img read more

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Video: Africa’s greatest entrepreneurs

first_imgAfrica’s Greatest Entrepreneurs is a unique collection of stories about 16 of the most successful entrepreneurs and business visionaries currently operating in Africa. Author Moky Makura talks to Zoopy TV about the book. Click arrow to play interview.Posted on SouthAfrica.info on 23 February 2009.last_img

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