Maghery band reigned victorious in All Ireland Title defence

first_imgMaghery band reigned victorious yesterday (Sunday) in Drogheda in the defence of their All Ireland Title against another Fife band from Dungannon.Led by Erin O’Donnell, the band gave a spectacular performance and went live to thousands of spectators, before being crowned All Ireland champs and performing to thousands that lined the street of Drogheda.The band have shot to fame over recent years following their innovative drill, music and drumming routines especially when their Easter performance went viral last April. Since their rise to fame, the band are believed to have been preparing for yesterday’s Fleadh competition.The Fife band will look to go one better next year as ‘the drive for five’ takes place in Drogheda 2019.An East coast tour of the United States, taking place across several states, will take place before next year’s All Ireland title defence. Their winter training period will see them train for their tour and Easter competition as well as engage in some exciting fundraising opportunities.The band have a go fund me page, where they welcome donations to assist their fundraising efforts as they train further to represent Ireland’s Irish language, music, culture, youth and heritage on the world stage.The band will be returning tonight to Dungloe and Maghery where they will be parading and performing their All Ireland routine at approx 7.30pmA cavalcade will then ensue to Maghery where they will return the cup ‘home’ across Roshine Bridge, parade down the lobby, and perform their finale performance in Maghery.The band’s All Ireland duties will wrap up in the coming weeks. They will be a part of Imagine Media’s programme that followed their third All Ireland win and will air on TG4 on September 10.The band’s Go Fund Me page can be found here. Maghery band reigned victorious in All Ireland Title defence was last modified: August 20th, 2018 by Shaun KeenanShare 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:dungloeFleadhMAGHERYMaghery Bandlast_img read more

Disneyland Preview — Week of January 6, 2018

first_imgFull details, including park-by-park crowd levels, are available on our Crowd Calendar.WeatherHere’s something I don’t get to say very often, and haven’t said for a long time: you can expect some rain this week.  Temperatures ranging from pretty cold by Southern California standards (highs in the low 60s) to mild (mid-70s), and a significant chance of rain on Tuesday.  It will get quite chilly in the evenings, so make sure you dress accordingly. World of Color2211112 As always, it’s wise to double check the weather as the day of your visit approaches. Check out the most up-to-date forecast here.ShowsYou have a couple more opportunities to see Disney’s holiday shows this weekend.  After that, it’s Fantasmic! and World of Color running abbreviated schedules for the rest of the week. Detailed show schedules, including smaller productions like Storytelling at Royal Theatre, can be found here. SatSunMonTuesWedThurFri Fantasmic!2211112 Admission and HoursPassholder blockouts phase out for the season this week:  Southern California Passholders are blocked out Saturday, and Southern California Select Passholders are blocked out Saturday and Sunday. All other passes are honored every day this week. For those of you buying tickets as day guests, single-day tickets are at Peak cost ($124/$118) Saturday, Sunday, and Friday, and Value ($97/$91) the remainder of the week.Regular park hours (excluding Extra Magic Hours/Magic Mornings) are as follows this week: As per usual, the parks will open one hour early for eligible guests at Disneyland Park Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday, and at Disney’s California Adventure Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Resort guests can take advantage of these hours every day of their stay for Extra Magic Hours, while guests eligible for Magic Mornings can use that benefit one day at Disneyland Park only. Full park hours can be found by clicking on each date in the Crowd Calendar.RefurbishmentsAs noted above, there are significant refurbishments starting this week, including headliner attractions like Splash Mountain, Haunted Mansion, and the permanent closure of California Screamin’. Ariel’s Grotto and the Cove Bar will likewise close at this time. Check out our refurbishments page for details on exactly what will be down and for how long.That should do it for this week’s preview. Check back next week and every week to find out what’s coming down the pike. Got questions? Aware of anything else that prospective guests should know about? Let us know in the comments. Share This!The new year is here, and with it comes much lower crowds and chillier weather. Read on to find out more in this week’s Disneyland preview!Special Events and NotesThe busy holiday season comes to a close at Disneyland Resort this week, and with the end of that season comes the far less busy refurbishment season.  Yes, several popular attractions are going offline starting this week.  Some, like Haunted Mansion, Dumbo, Grizzly River Run, and Splash Mountain are undergoing brief downtime for scheduled maintenance or to remove holiday overlays.  Others, like California Screamin’, are gone for good, at least in their current forms.CrowdsCrowds are all over the map this week, ranging from quite high this weekend as winter break wraps up, to very low towards the end of the week once most kids are back to school.  Wednesday and Thursday notably have level 2 crowds, which are about as low as you’re likely to see all year. A Christmas Fantasy Parade2200000 Believe … In Holiday Magic1100000 ShowSatSunMonTueWedThuFri California Adventure8-108-129-99-99-99-99-11 Disneyland8-128-129-99-99-99-99-12last_img read more

India vs South Africa: India set a 308 run target for South Africa

first_imgShikhar Dhawan and Ajinkye Rahane powered India to a score of 307/7 in a match which was held  at the MCG ,Cricket ground.The Indian innings started slowly as Rohit Sharma was dismissed for a duck but Kohli and Dhawan held together the innings by sharing a 127 run stand, with Kohli scoring 46 runs of 60 balls before being caught by Tahir.  Ajinkye Rahane stepped on to the pitch and  along with Shikhar Dhawan shared a 125 run stand in 99 balls. He scored a quick fired 79 of 60 balls before being adjudged leg before the wicket by a Dale Steyn Deliver.Apart from two big partnerships the tailenders couldn’t continue the onslaught and lost their wickets cheaply, Dhoni in the end did smash three boundaries consecutively and scored 18 runs of 11 balls before being caught behind the wicket by De Kock on a Morne Morkel delivery. As per the latest reports the South African innings are underway and they have lost their first wicket in Q de Kock who scored 7 runs of 15 balls. The South African score cards reads as 108/3 in 23 overs with D Milller and F du Plessis on the crease.last_img read more