GOLF: PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR PORTSALON GOLF COURSE

first_imgFront Row Past President Wm Mc Cleary, President Kathleen Mc Cormick, Past Captain D P Logue. Back Row Captain Joe Harkin, & Paid MC Menemin who accepted the prize on behalf of Portsalon Golf Club.The 2013 Portside Publications Golfers Guide to Ireland was published recently.The guide has been in existence for 22 years making it one of Irelands longest established golf guides. The guide is distributed throughout Europe and in US. The guide provides golfers worldwide with a comprehensive listing of both links and parkland courses throughout Ireland and is a major a major link in Ireland’s tourism drive each year.Mr Paddy Mc Court Portside Publications Director said ‘’the Guide had become an essential part of the travelling golfers kit. He said that the awards reflects our wish to recognise individual achievements on an annual basis by those involved in the industry’’. The 2013 guide features a comprehensive listing of Ireland’s parkland and links golf course. The award scheme recognises leadership roles played by Irish Golf Clubs.At a function in Donnybrook Dublin the Minister for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring TD presented awards under various category headings from all over Ireland to provincial links and parkland golf courses. The awards were won on an all-Ireland poll undertaken from within the golf and golf related community.Continuing with our success in the Golf Digest top 100 courses the Portside Publications Golfers Guide has awarded Portsalon Golf Club with the Hidden Gem winner in Ulster. The overall winner of the best links course in Ulster went to Royal Portrush with Malone collecting the best parkland course.The overall best links in Ireland also came to Ulster with Royal County Down the winner and Dun Laoghaire being the best parkland course in Ireland. Each of the winning clubs was presented with a Graham Knuttle created ceramic wall plaque crafted by Tipperary Crystal. The Captain Joe Harkin would like to thank Paid Mc Menamin who represented Portsalon Golf Club at the recent presentation and to all who have helped Portsalon Golf Club in the promotion of the club to obtain this prestigious award. GOLF: PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR PORTSALON GOLF COURSE was last modified: January 31st, 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:Portsalon Golf Clublast_img read more

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30 killed in two separate mass shootings in US

first_imgNew Delhi: Within 24 hours, the United States witnessed two mass shootings, one at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas and another at Dayton, Ohio, killing a total of 30 people and leaving at least 42 injured.Ten people, including the shooter, were killed and at least 16 others injured in the wee hours of Sunday morning in Dayton’s Oregon district, a neighbourhood known for its nightclubs, bars, and art galleries. And hours before, a 21-year-old gunman had opened fire with an assault rifle at a crowded Walmart store in Texas’s El Paso, killing 20 people and wounding 26 others. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c detailsThe authorities identified the El Paso gunman as Patrick Crusius from an affluent Dallas suburb. They added that they were investigating a manifesto Crusius, who is white, may have posted before the shooting, which described an attack in response to “the Hispanic invasion of Texas.” El Paso has long been both a cultural and political symbol of Hispanic Texas. While the Dayton shooter was shot dead during a stand-off with law enforcement authorities, the Walmart gunman was taken into custody by police “without incident” after he surrendered. Also Read – Tourists to be allowed in J&K from Thursday”The ages and genders of all these people injured and killed are numerous in the age groups,” El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said. “The situation, needless to say, is a horrific one.” Whereas, Dayton Assistant Chief of Police Lt Col. Matt Carper said that despite the many fatalities, patrolling officers were close by to hear the gunshots at 1 am and bring the situation under control quickly. Officials in Ohio added that the shooter was wearing body armour. However, in the southern border town of El Paso, a packed Walmart store, where shoppers were busy buying back to school stuff for their kids, was filled with gun smoke and the echo of gunfire for several minutes. Footage shot on mobiles appeared to show multiple bodies lying on the ground in the store’s parking lot. “Texas grieves for the people of El Paso,” Texas Governor Greg Abbott told reporters. President Donald Trump condemned the El Paso attack as an “act of cowardice” and said there could be no justification for the killing of innocent people. In a string of mass shootings this year that have killed 522 people and injured over 2,000 others, the Dayton shooting is the 251st mass shooting of 2019. There have been only 216 days in the year so far. Local sources also said that the FBI has initiated a concurrent terrorism investigation in the El Paso shooting. With PTI inputslast_img read more

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