Investigation launched after winning Limerick greyhound’s failed doping test

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first_imgTwitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Linkedin Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero tested positive for traces of a banned substance Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero tested positive for traces of a banned substanceAN INVESTIGATION by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) control committee is expected to be launched after the winner of the €30,000 Irish Laurels, Limerick owned Clonbrien Hero, tested positive for a prohibited substance related to cocaine.The Limerick owned and Graham Holland traianed dog was found to have traces of benzoylecgonine on dates last July according to a report published by the IGB.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The process now provides that the Control Committee of the IGB can launch an investigation relating to the dog’s mandatory tests from last July.On July 22 last, the Kay Murphy owned dog won the Irish Laurels but tests later showed traces of the banned substance in both blood and urine samples.Clonbrien Hero became a 5/2 “market drifter” just before the race where Kilgraney Denver was strongly fancied.IGB said that it does not comment on individual cases which have been referred to the control committee and which may proceed to investigation.Cashel based Graham Holland has 2,542 more than 2,500 race wins with dogs from his yard and last July’s Irish Laurels win was his fourth during his training career.Last December, the Graham Holland yard again hit the headlines when Clares Rocket, was kidnapped by a criminal gang and held for ransom.The dog was later recovered unharmed when gardai stopped Limerick criminal Christy Keane driving with the dog. Mr Keane said that he was retrieving the dog for its owners at the time he was stopped. WhatsApp Email Previous articleBull n’Booze back for tag rugby midnight finalNext articleLimerick business news briefs Staff Reporter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live TAGSClonbrien HerofeaturedIrish Greyhound Boardlimerick Facebook Print Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsInvestigation launched after winning Limerick greyhound’s failed doping testBy Staff Reporter – September 20, 2017 1305 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

Unity Day Flashback…

Posted On Sep 26 2020 by

first_img 253 Views   5 comments Share Sharing is caring! Share EducationNewsTertiary Unity Day Flashback… by: – March 28, 2011center_img Tweet The night came to a slow start, an hour behind schedule, the group set up some last minute details for a prompt start at 6:30 p.m. The National Anthem was sung by Klarens Affana who has a beautiful voice. Ms. Clementine KOA Affana, student body president, gave a brief history of how it all began:“The idea of a Unity Day was first conceived 3 years ago, when 2 former All saints’ students named Farah and Kaeshika, were brainstorming ideas on how to make student life more entertaining and to create new events at school. They initially thought of an Indian dance show, where all Indian girls would wear their traditional clothes and perform traditional dances. They then brought their idea to the SBC president at that time, Mr. Reginald Azor, who, with his vice president, Mr. Michael Obasogie; decided to expand the idea into a general talent show. This talent show included singing and dancing to different kinds of music. It was therefore a way for students to unite and to share their cultures through art and self expression. Hence, they named the event Unity Day, the day where all students come together and share their cultures.”Furthermore, she mentioned the 20 nations represented within the school, these include: Cameroon, Nigeria, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cananda, USA, Venezuela, Dominican Republic, China, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, Dominica, Haiti, St. Vincent, Trinidad, St. Thomas and Guadeloupe.The First section which is the talent show had ten acts in all here is an overview of the performances:1.        Marie & Fallon sang in a native language, Tamayo from a movie called Gola.2.        Jasmine & Emanuel with a Haitian dance to the song; ‘Are you ready?’3.        Dr. Fiaz did an Indian role with the help of Dharack, then a rendition of Mark Anthony’ Speech in Julius Caesar.4.        Kiran did two songs one she dedicated to the lives lost in Japan (Arms of An Angel), the other was a mash up to her friends and mother (Killing me Softly and Bring me back to Life) Accompanied by keyboardist: Samuel.5.        Dance called Caribbean Wildness which had a medley of background music: (Artist?) -Sour , Tasha P-Woman time, Rihanna –  Rude Boy.6.        Marie & Samuel did a song he wrote, Dynamite, then a mash up of Katy Perry- Firework and Bruno Mars- Grenade.7.        Dance by Naija Boys to a medley of African Music.8.        Professor Neila did a folk song Tamal.9.        Mona recited her two poems: ‘Would you be mine?’ and ‘Abused’.10.        Dance by African Queens; Marie, Pamela, Clementine and Joy to a medley of African music and in the end ‘Waka Waka’ by Shakira.Dr. Morebise announced the winners and distributed prizes for the 1st and 2nd place in singing and dancing.Singers: 1st place – Marie & Samuel                 2nd place -Neila who gave it to a student next in place KieranDancers: 1st place – African Queens                   2nd place – Kamil GirlsThe next event was the fashion show which displayed a cornucopia of cultural outfits both Eastern and Western. The most eye-catching was the traditional wear from Africa and India.The event officially ended around 9 p.m. This is when the food was served buffet style outside the auditorium.      Dishes served were:•        From Nigeria: Jollof Rice, Pepper soup with goat meat.•        From India and Sri Lanka: Beans curry, chicken curry.•        From Latin America: Empanadas•        From the Caribbean: Baked Macaroni Pie•        Chicken pasta•        Vegetarian pastaThere is no doubt that the efforts of the student body council will not go unappreciated. This compromises of: Clementine KOA Affana (president), Marie Pascale Tsala Affana and Masuma Khawaja (events coordinators), Zubair Khan (treasurer) and Kiran Ansari (secretary).Special Thanks From the SBC President goes out to all the performers (dancers, singers, actors, fashion show models), the technical support, the Master of Ceremonies ( MC) and the decorators. Special thanks to Dhaarak Desai, Kirandeep Sidhu, Erol Agha, Syed Shahzad Saqib and Anushan Vilaramajan for their support in the decoration and preparation of the event, as well as their assistance in cleaning after the event.Comments about the event:SBC President:  Unity day is getting better and better every semester. The excitement and joy of all students awaiting this “end of semester event” is what drives us to give our very best in the preparations, and their satisfaction at the end of the night is our reward. We are thankful for their faithful participation and their support.Dr Raj: ‘Always fun, every semester it rotates, new and creative.’Da Vibes Columnist: Overall, the event was well-organized. However, timing was a bit of a problem. The event was too lengthy, some performances dragged on. Other than that it was a spirit uplifting and inspiring show. Kudos to all the performers and organizers, you know how to have fun.By: Da Vibes Columnist        Jerlyn Williams Sharelast_img read more