first_imgA huge crowd turned out to support Danny Lafferty and help save 40 jobs in CreesloughA bank is being urged to work with a struggling business in a bid to secure 40 jobs and save a local village.Lafferty Enterprises was given 100 days to get its affairs into order and to show it can trade profitably.An Examiner was appointed to  two companies in Creeslough and judgement on its future is to be passed down this Thursday. Following significant work over the last number of months, proposals for Scheme of Arrangement for creditors has been prepared for Lafferty’s Supermarket, the world renowned Corncutters Rest and Lafferty Service Station in CreesloughDanny Lafferty, who runs the family business, has revealed he is retiring from the business this Friday but hopes to be able to pass the business on to his two sons.He thanked the AIB, the Revenue Commissioners, Dongeal County Council and all the suppliers who have been very supportive over the last of number of months.“I will be retiring on Friday after 43 years in business, I will be either handing the keys over to the next generation or a receiver. “The survival of the companies are are much dependent on the support of the state bodies and I hope they back the scheme otherwise it will be the State that will end up losing the most through redundancies, loss of revenue and the significant knock effect that it will have on other local business.“Jobs are very difficult to come by and even worse in Donegal, and if the scheme does not get it through other business in the village will probably have to close as well”.The Save Our Village committee say they have been humbled to have received message of support Paul McGinley, Ryder Cup Captain, whose father is from Creeslough and other well known GAA figures for Donegal and Ireland.Mr Lafferty would also like to thank the over 1,000 people that attended a local meeting and the messages of support that he has received from all over the world.The SOV (Save Our Village) Committee wish to thank in particular Mr Sean Carr of Vision Accountancy for his all help and guidance over the last number of months. D-DAY FOR CREESLOUGH AS DANNY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RETIRE was last modified: May 27th, 2013 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:CreesloughDanny LaffertyExaminerlast_img read more

Team India needs Virat Kohli, Anil Kumble to be together: Harbhajan Singh to India Today

first_imgIndian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said he has known both Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble for several years and reiterated that both were mature individuals, who always had the best interest of Indian cricket at heart.CLICK TO WATCH FULL VIDEO”I have known Kumble for so many years and he is the most ideal man,” Harbhajan told India Today. “I always go to him whenever I need any advice. He has interest if Indian cricket is on his mind and I know Virat as well. Both are very mature individuals.”I don’t think Virat or Kumble will have any problems with each other. If people like Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman have spoken to them, then it’s the best. This is not the time for any clash and the team needs them together. Cricket should remain on top. If there are any issues, they should resolve them after the Champions Trophy,” he added.Reports of rift between skipper Kohli and coach Kumble had surfaced before the start of the ICC Champions Trophy in England, where India are defending the title they won back in 2013.According to sources, Kohli had spoken out against Kumble’s intimidating attitude in the dressing-room and it seemed like all was not well in the camp.Kumble had been appointed by the Cricket Advisory Committee for a one-year term in 2016 and his current contract expires on June 20.Despite his phenomenal record as coach, BCCI asked for fresh interviews and Virender Sehwag, Tom Moody, Richard Pybus, Lalchand Rajput and Dodda Ganesh applied for the post. Kumble had also re-applied.advertisementHowever, the CAC – comprising Ganguly, Tendulkar and Laxman – is keen that Kumble stays on as coach and the committee will now speak to Kohli and the BCCI.India are currently in the middle of their Champions Trophy campaign. The defending champions won their opening match against Pakistan by 124 runs (via D/L) on Sunday before going down to a spirited Sri Lankan side by 7 wickets in the second game at The Oval on Thursday.last_img read more

Solskjaer named Premier League Manager of the Month

first_imgManchester United interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been named the Premier League Manager of the Month for January.Solskjaer equally became the first United manager to receive the award since Sir Alex Ferguson in October 2012 – when they last won the Premier League.Another W for Ole Gunnar SolskjaerYour @BarclaysFooty Manager of the Month for January#PLAwards pic.twitter.com/8Joh22m6tI— Premier League (@premierleague) February 8, 2019United made a clean sweep of victories in January against Newcastle, Tottenham, and Brighton apart from the Burnley draw, the only stalemate since the Norwegian took over as caretaker boss.Solskjaer, who masterminded the three successive wins in December, has taken United to within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea, ahead of Saturday’s trip to Fulham.Asked at his Friday news conference about his impressive start at United, Solskjaer disclosed to Sky Sports: “It’s been a great achievement.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“The team deserves every single bit of credit – they’ve done it.“But I don’t look back at being proud of this and proud of that, I’ve never been that way, I’ve always looked forward and not sat down before a chapter is finished.“I reflect, but I’ve never [pat myself on the back] and said, ‘Well done’, maybe I should do more often. But that’s just me.”The former United striker is heavily tipped to take over as the manager on a permanent basis and that could be sealed earlier if guides United to the Champions League.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been named the Premier League manager of the month for January.He becomes the first United manager since Sir Alex Ferguson retired to win it.Ole’s at the wheel! 🇾🇪👏🏼 #mufc pic.twitter.com/SuEsYa89EX— United Xtra (@utdxtra) February 8, 2019last_img read more