Sarah Dollard

21 May 19
Montreal Gazette

What’s happening this week in the West Island and Off-Island.

17 May 19
Inside Synchro

We have compiled for you all junior results (finals) from the 2019 Canadian National Championships held in Kamloops, Canada, from May 6 – 11.

15 May 19
The Cedar Lounge Revolution

With the Local Elections coming a breakdown to the best of my knowledge of the political backgrounds of all the Independents running. I’ve also included links to their current leaflets if I had them posted. If there is any additional information on any candidate that I have missed or if there are any errors please […]

14 May 19
Montreal Gazette

What’s happening in the West Island area.

09 May 19
Montreal Gazette

What’s happening this week in the West Island.

30 Apr 19
Montreal Gazette

What’s on this week

30 Apr 19
Empty Branches on the Family Tree

Today’s post is the promised transcribed will of Joseph Woodruff who died in Spartanburg County, South Carolina between 22 September 1817, the day he wrote his will, and 18 December 1817, the day it was proved and recorded by the court. Will of Joseph Woodruff, 1817 Spartanburg County, South Carolina WB A:124-125 Source: FamilySearch In […]

15 Apr 19
Deadline

A Discovery of Witches is brewing a slow-simmer success. The supernatural drama made its commercial television debut last Sunday night on AMC and BBC America (9:00 PM ET/PT) with a cast led by Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge), Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Valarie Pettiford (Being Mary Jane), and Owen Teale (Game of Thrones). […]

08 Apr 19
West Cork Athletics

West Cork Track & Field Championships 7th April 2019, CIT Track – Day 1 by Kate Coveney The first day of the 2019 West Cork Track and Field Championships took place on April 7th at the CIT track on dry, sunny, but very cold windy day. Juvenile events were for uneven ages . Seniors and […]

05 Apr 19
The Cinemaholic

A Discovery of Witches is a British television series adapted from Deborah Harkness’ ‘All Souls’ trilogy, which was a New York Times’ bestseller. Sky One bought the rights to the book trilogy for making the series. Before Sky One, Warner Brothers were interested in turning this series into a film. The first season that premiered on September, […]

20 Mar 19
The Irish Sun
TEAM Ireland absolutely dominated at the Special Olympic World Games this year taking home a whopping 86 medals – of which 30 are gold. Finishing the Games on a high, there were a staggering amount of medals won as the swimming, athletics, gymnastics, badminton and golfing events wrapped up in Abu Dhabi today. Eimear Gannon was presented with her bronze award by singer Nicole Sherzinger A highlight was the moment Mark Claffey from Blackrock found out he had won gold in the golf – with a heartwarming clip shared online as he revealed afterwards he was “so happy” with his achievement. And it was a proud day for the Gannon family after gymnast Eimear, 22, from Templeogue in Dublin, took home four bronze medals in the ball, hoops, clubs and ribbon events, leading to a fourth-place ribbon as all round athlete. When a dream becomes reality! A nerve wracking wait for Mark Claffey as he waits for the final leaderboard results..he tops the board & what a reaction! The passionate golfer is now a GOLD Medalist 🥇 @WorldGamesAD @SOIreland @OFlynnPaul @padraig_h pic.twitter.com/1fheNveoQ6 — SOI_Golf (@soi_golf) March 20, 2019 Eimear was presented with one of her bronze awards today by none other than former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. The oldest competing in the games, Mairead Moroney from Clare, stole silver on the Yas Links Abu Dhabi Golf Course alongside her playing partner Jean Molony. It’s only @NicoleScherzy presenting @SOIreland gymnast Eimear Gannon with her FOURTH bronze medal 🥉 @SpecialOlympics @WorldGamesAD #TeamIreland #MeetingHerIdol #WhatADay pic.twitter.com/wUIhuW7CxH — SOIGymnastics (@GymnasticsSoi) March 20, 2019 Team Ireland had massive success in the golf section today with Simon Lowry from Loughrea, Co Galway, Dublin athletes, John Keating from Templeogue and Andrew Simington from Dalkey, with playing partner Phyl Kelleher from Rathfarnham all bringing back golds. Mark Claffey pictured with his gold medal Oldest competitor in the Games Mairead Moloney and her playing partner Jean Morony with their silver medals Meanwhile after several days of heated competition, badminton player Sarah Louise Rea, 19, from Antrim claimed victory against her Thai competitor to earn gold. In the badminton’s mixed doubles John Doyle, 34 and Mary Daly, 44, did their native Wexford and Westmeath proud with bronze medals. Andrew Simington from Dalkey earned a gold There were a host of wins from Team Ireland in Athletics with Roy Saville, 27, from Cork claiming his first medal of the Games with a bronze in the 100m run, before joining Dublin team mates Brendan Maguire, 38, Conor Meade, 27, Alan Power, 50, in bagging a bronze in the 4x100m relay. Also excelling in athletics were Gary O’Sullivan, 30, from Kerry, a silver medallist in the 400m walk, and Lucy Dollard, 25, from Kilkenny, who secured a bronze in the mini javelin event. 27-year-old Conor Meade from Dublin also won silver in the pentathlon. Sarah Louise Rea is a gold medallist in badminton Rounding up swimming for Team Ireland was Emma Carlisle, 23, from Ballygowan, Co Down, who added to her earlier bronze medal with a gold in the 100m freestyle. Emma McMenamin, Special Olympics Ulster Head of Delegation said: “This week has seen fantastic results from all of our athletes and we couldn’t be happier with the hard work and determination they have demonstrated in each of their events. Brendan Maguire and his team bagged a bronze in the 4x100m relay “It has been inspiring to watch our athletes compete with integrity and to come home with such an incredible medal haul is the cherry on top of what has been an unforgettable week for all of us. [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN SPORT” posts_category=”18″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] “We have had a wonderful couple of weeks in the beautiful surroundings of Abu Dhabi, and we are certain that our athletes will travel home with much more than just medals. “They have made lasting friendships and memories that will stay with them for a lifetime and that is exactly what we hoped to achieve.” All the final results will be announced at a special ceremony tomorrow ahead of the closing ceremony which is set to take place at the Zayed Sports City Stadium with special performances from former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger and The Greatest Showman star Keala Settle.
18 Feb 19
Starship Sorcery

I love talking about my favorite things in media, and I love hearing other people talk about theirs — and thus, Random Number Favorites was born. The concept is this: I generate a number between 3-10 and that’s how many favorites I have to list for the topic. (A quick note that “favorite” is a […]

12 Feb 19
Global News

A Montreal-area mother strapped on her skates and glided up and down her neighbourhood streets to prove just how icy the roads are.

09 Feb 19
DoWntime

by Christa Mactíre   If there was a concept that could describe the two hundred and forty-some years of American history, that concept would be race. And more specifically, the fact that large parts of the United States were, literally, built on the backs of slaves. We even fought a war over the ability of […]