Investigation launched after winning Limerick greyhound’s failed doping test

Posted On Jun 4 2021 by

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 Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie 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


Central African Republic soldiers kill 44 rebels

Posted On Feb 8 2021 by

first_imgBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic soldiers killed at least 44 rebel fighters in an offensive against the rebel coalition that has been launching attacks in efforts to overtake the newly reelected president, the government said. The offensive was launched in the village of Boyali, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Bangui, the capital, Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada said.  The army also regained control of Boda in the southern part of the country, with the support of Rwandan and Russian soldiers.last_img read more


Mrs. Helen Louise (Swearingen) Graham

Posted On Sep 24 2020 by

first_imgMrs. Helen Louise (Swearingen) Graham, age 89, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on April 13, 1928, in Adams County, Ohio, the daughter of the late, Christian and Ella Grace (Ayers) Swearingen. She was raised in Decatur, Ohio and was a 1946 graduate of the West Union High School in West Union, Ohio. Helen was united in marriage on June 21, 1952, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the late, Nelson Lindsay “Red” Graham and to this union arrived three children to bless their home. Helen and Red shared 56 years of marriage together until Red passed away on December 16, 2008. In her early years of life, Helen was employed for Cole Bakes Insurance in Vevay, Indiana. Helen was later employed for Seagram’s Distillery in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, retiring in 1993, after 37 years of service. She was a member of the Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church in Vevay, Indiana and the Vevay American Legion Post !85 Ladies Auxiliary. Helen enjoyed sewing, working crossword puzzles, socializing with her family and friends and having a glass of wine overlooking the Ohio River. Helen passed away at 4:00 am, Friday, June 16, 2017, at the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana.Helen will be dearly missed by her daughter, Christi Dixon and her husband: David of Henderson, KY; her son, Mark Graham and his wife: Deanna of Vevay, IN; her grandchildren, Jesse Dixon and his wife: Kate, Neil Dixon and his wife: Meredith, Nathan Graham, and his wife: Taylor Natalie Dickerson and her husband: Josh, Evan Graham; her great-grandchildren, Tessa Dixon, Arya Dickerson and Nora Dixon; her brother, Dale Swearingen of Medina, OH; her sister, Sandy Ditmer of Hillsboro, OH; her sister-in-law, Jean Adkins of Versailles, IN and her several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, Christian and Ella Grace (Ayers) Swearingen; her husband, Nelson Lindsay “Red” Graham, died December 16, 2008; her son, Brett Lee Graham, died February 16, 2008 and her sister, Bobbie Holiday.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, June 25, 2017, at 1:00 pm, by Rev. Mike Jones at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.Friends may call 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Foundation of Switzerland County. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img read more