O’Brien hoping for more Guineas success

first_imgAidan O’Brien’s Newmarket 1,000 Guineas heroine Minding will be a short price to claim the top honours as she chases her own piece of history. That one goes to post at 1:55pmThe first of an eight race card is away at 1:20pm.last_img

Man killed in suspected hit and run on Linden Highway

first_imgThe body of an unidentified man suspected to be the victim of a hit-and-run accident was on Saturday morning found along the Loo Creek, Linden-Soesdyke Highway.Based on reports received, the man’s body bore multiple injuries including to his head, left arm and leg. His body was also in a semi-nude state when he was discovered.The man was of African descent and is believed to have been in his 30s. Police were informed of the discovery and immediately launched an investigation, during which several pieces of a vehicle light were found in close proximity to the man’s body.The area, according to reports, is dangerous after dark and the distance from where the body was found to the closest village is about three miles. The body was picked up and taken to the Linden Hospital Complex to await identification and a post-mortem.The Police are continuing their investigations.last_img read more

Passengers using Dublin to Donegal flight jumps by 52%

first_imgAer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, has increased its passenger numbers on its Dublin to Donegal route by 52%.The routes is a ‘PSO’ (‘Public Service Obligation’) route flown by Stobart Air on behalf of the Irish Government.In the last twelve months, Stobart Air flew 33,516 passengers between Dublin and Donegal, up from 22,022 in 2014, a difference of 11,500. The airline flew 3,648 passengers on the route this August, the busiest month of the year.The business has also increased its business on its Dublin to Kerry route by 35%.Graeme Buchanan, Managing Director of Stobart Air, said: “For these rural regions, a link to the capital means more opportunities for work and business, and more ways to stay connected with friends and family.“For tourists in search of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, short-haul flights to Donegal and Kerry provide an easy, hassle-free way to access to some of the country’s most scenic and unspoilt locations.” Passengers using Dublin to Donegal flight jumps by 52% was last modified: November 21st, 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:Carrickfin AirportdonegalStobart Airlast_img read more