ARE you one of the many people who were thrilled by another memorable season of schools’ Gaelic games? If so, why not cast your vote for the top player of the year in both football and hurling? Voting is open to the public from today for the Danske Bank/Irish News Ulster Schools’ Player of the Year. Since September, players of the month in both codes have been selected, and with some excellent games to look back on, the competition to be named the best overall individual is sure to be fiercely contested. In football, just to take one game, there was a brilliant Ward Cup decider between Gairmscoil Chú Uladh from Donegal and St Mogue’s, Bawnboy from county Cavan at the end of February, which the latter won 3-10 to 2-9. And, of course, the schools’ finals double-header from a fortnight ago is still fresh in the memory, with St Michael’s, Enniskillen winning a thrilling MacRory Cup final against Omagh CBS and then going to do Ulster proud at the weekend … [Read more...] about Vote for the Danske Bank/ Irish News Ulster Schools’ Player of the Year
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Gary McDonald Business Editor 27 February, 2019 01:00 FORMER investment banker turner job-creator Darragh McCarthy says there is a "hugely competitive war for new talent" - and that attracting, retaining and developing the best people is imperative for the success and growth of any business. The chief executive and founder of financial services group FinTrU - which will soon grow its payroll in Belfast and Derry to 800 people - was speaking at the formal launch the 13th running of the Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards, which take place in Titanic Belfast on Thursday June 13. The Cork-born entrepreneur told invited guests: "If I'm honest, until we entered these awards last year, I didn't appreciate how a big deal they actually are. "This is undoubtedly one of the pre-eminent awards in Northern Ireland, and I can only encourage every company out there to make the effort to enter, because if you are fortunate enough to be present at the WEAs in the glitz of the Titanic, … [Read more...] about ‘Talent equals success’ guests told as 2019 Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards are launched
All this week the 'Neighbourhood News Drop' campaign is inviting shoppers to pick up a complimentary neighbour copy of The Irish News from their local SPAR to share with an elderly neighbour in a bid [...] Subscribe to read more Sport Registered users get 5 regular articles and 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Irish News sport teams up with Neighbourhood News Drop initiative
Start your sporting weekend on the winning team. Listen in to The Irish News WEEKENDER Sports Podcast featuring former GAA county players Benny Coulter and John Clarke in conversation with Irish News journalist Neil Loughran. Listen in to the WEEKENDER for expert sports insight, news, analysis and.. maybe even the odd winning tip... up online from early evening every Friday … [Read more...] about The Irish News WEEKENDER PODCAST: for expert sports insight, news, analysis and… maybe even the odd winning tip..
The Irish News sports team is hitting the ground running in 2019 with the launch of our new Sports Weekender podcast. Every Friday, starting today, Irish News sports reporters will link up with Down county footballers, Benny Coulter and John Clarke, to talk on the major sporting contests, debates or issues of the weekend. Leading the field with our excellent coverage of Gaelic Games, The Irish News and Q Radio will keep you out in front and up to date with the introduction of this new Sport Weekender podcast. Launching the podcast initiative today, award-winning sports reporter Cahair O'Kane chats with Benny and John ahead of two tough clashes in the Dr McKenna Cup semi-finals. Listen into the podcast show and set a reminder on your phone to tune in every Friday to the Irish News Sports Weekender… Down's John Clarke Irish News sports reporter Cahair O'Kane Former Down forward Benny Coulter … [Read more...] about Sports Weekender Podcast: Stay out in front with the Irish News