BURTONPORT FESTIVAL: UNIQUE CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH ORGANISED TO SETTLE DEBATE ONCE AND FOR ALL

first_imgThe 93 side broke new ground by becoming All-Ireland six-a-side champions for the first time ever. They meet the 95 winning side next week to decide which side was the best.Next Saturday, before the curtain comes down on the 38th Burtonport Festival an explosive charity football match will take place between old classmates at Keadue N.S. The All-Ireland winning sides of 1993 and 1995 have decided to lock horns next Saturday the 26th of July, at Central Park the home of one of the most famous Junior clubs in Ireland Keadue Rovers.For years debate has raged as to who truly was the better side, with arguments still being made both for and against either side. It has strained relationships over the years and divided families, and next week’s meeting will be anything but ‘friendly’.A war of words has broken out on social media accounts with Christopher Boyle, a winning member of the 95 side being particularly derogatory in his remarks about the 93 side.Boyle made a string of stinging comments online as he stoked up the heat between the bitter rivals.He posted on his Facebook timeline, “It’s been that long since “John ‘Minnie’ Gallagher seen a ball he’ll more than likely grab it next week and try and tie it to a lobster pot. LOL John ‘Minnie’ Gallagher is a major doubt after suffering a back injury and is undergoing intense rehab in a race to get fit for the match.The undoubted star of the 93 side Noel Forker will be making a return from Glasgow were he currently resides.Although as he’s bringing his girlfriend home for the first time to meet the family, there has been suggestions from some quarters that this could be a distraction which may affect his performance.Seanie O’Donnell, Gary Ward, Shaun Boyle, David Boyle and Noel Forker have all confirmed there eligibility, while doubts remain over John Joe McElroy and Paul Elliot.Wing wizard Seanie O’Donnell has told teammate Gary Ward in no uncertain terms that he will have to cut his hair if he expects to starts in goals next week. Father time hasn’t been the kindest to the 93 side, and with many of the 95 side still active, they should have the physical edge over there older opponents.The 95 side have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Ward is in America on International business and won’t make the match.However, outside of Ward the 95 side are at full strength and are looking strong.Managers Joe ‘Corry’ Bonner, Pat Forker and Owenie Ferry all declined to comment on next week’s unique match but are expected to attend. It promises to be an entertaining occasion with the ‘great debate’ finally going to be put to bed, it should be intriguing match.The game is being organised to raise funds for the Arranmore RNLI, so get down to Central Park next week and support a great cause.BURTONPORT FESTIVAL: UNIQUE CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH ORGANISED TO SETTLE DEBATE ONCE AND FOR ALL was last modified: July 19th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Burtonport FestivalcharityFeaturesFootball MatchnewsSportlast_img read more

Mumbai’s Khau Galli

first_imgDealing with NRI-fans who throng Mumbai’s Khau Gallis for for street food for 30 years, the expert eyes of Ganesh knew that this expat “Madamji” held huge potential.She is not going to just ask him to “parcel” some samosa, puri-bhaji or may be a “masala dosa….paper dosa,” but also say “Baaki Rakh Lo…” (keep the change), Ganesh speculated. To be in Mumbai and not to speculate in business deals does not go hand-in-hand.While giving him a Rs 500 note to settle the bill, Ganesh assumed, she is most likely to say this like any other People of Indian Origin (PIO) who make a beeline to his street food kiosk.Most expats are very generous, rarely demanding the change from owners of make-shift Khau Galli shop owners — road-side kiosks at Fort in Mumbai.Ganesh vigorously badgered Bhola, his 20-year old son, to attend to Reshmi Patel while he dealt with her husband Nimesh.Born and brought up in the Fort area of Mumbai, Ganesh Sau first began his thela (push cart) selling samosas and later diversifying into sundry other edible including the most favourite dish of Mumbaikars: vada pav. Khau Galli is dear to them as their fathers and forefathers too would come to eat there.“Oh my God! It looks so fabulous, it has to be delicious too…. Let’s have some chat and pav bhaji,” Reshmi said to Ganesh. Nimesh laughingly said, “Bhaiya ek plate masala pav aur bhelpuri dijiyega…. butter thoda jyada lagana bhaiya pav pe….”Ganesh knows the behavior of the young NRIs, but not so young Bhola who was busy entertaining others. But father’s clamor forced him to be extra cautious towards “Madamji’s” husband.The cluster of Indian street food stalls in the narrow, dingy, small bylanes of Mumbai has not only been gratifying the taste buds, but also hearts for decades. People throng to the stalls especially during lunch hours when office workers stop by for quick bites.Mumbai has several Khau Gallis around every major commercial and college hub — diamond market near Opera House, populated local railways stations, such as Andheri, Churchgate, Ghatkopar, Lower Parel, etc. Mumbai’s Khau Galli has become an essence of the city and an ultimate paradise for food lovers. It breaks the barriers of wealth as everyone enjoys the savories. The wealthy relish the taste and those not so rich appreciate the lesser strain on their wallet.Neither rain not heat pulls the shutters on businesses in these lanes. The Khau Galli of Zaveri Bazaar is the happening street for food lovers and shoppers. People shopping for jewellery make a pit stop at Khau Galli for Chinese bhel, vada pav (a Mumbai speciality), dosas sandwiches, ragda pattice, bhelpuri, sev puri, dahi puri and to quench your thirst sugarcane juice, milk shakes, kulfi, cold drinks and more.Khau Gallis are an integral part of Mumbai’s metropolitan life. Here, flop actors and actresses rub shoulders with established cine-stars and auto rickshaw drivers order munch on bada pav or samosa standing beside company executives.Khau Galli’s true innovation lies in the scores of different variations and styles on offer for every dish. Virtually every snack served has sub variations to cater to your tastes buds.Khau Galli is not just about the food though. It is also a meeting and social hub. At Dalal Street’s Khau Galli, stock brokers trade their stock tips while grabbing mini meals. Who knows, perhaps some lip-smacking meals have loosened lips into spilling some stock tips.It is the place to gripe about office politics and a hangout for college kids.Australian based computer engineer Vishal Khatri, who was born and brought up in Mumbai, is visiting India to meet his parents. The 30-year-old computer engineer is at the Fort Khau Galli for his fix, water bottle in hand, seemingly oblivious to the poor hygiene at most Khau Galli food stalls.He ponders the choice of masala dosa, sandwiches, pani puri, masala khichiyas…. Recalling his experience of Indian street food, he waxes nostalgic about his college days and his Khau Galli adda (hangout).Meanwhile, Ganesh wants his son Bhola to develop an “NRI sense” in dealing with the Rashmis and Nimeshes. Ganesh insists that he must learn to distinguish between a NRI and a local Mumbaikar. His wife, Shanti concurs. Keep the peace. Related Itemslast_img read more

San Antonio Texas USA – Emivest Aerospaces larg

first_imgSan Antonio, Texas, USA – Emivest Aerospace’s largest distributor, Action Aviation, is on hand at this year’s EBACE representing the factory, along with Action Aviation chairman Hamish Harding’s own SJ30 on display just in front of the entrance steps to the EBACE static display.Since the acquisition was announced at NBAA last year, Emivest has provided the necessary planning and capital to improve dramatically the company’s production line and manufacturing processes. Emivest Aerospace is committed to increasing the SJ30 production rate significantly over the next two years and to restructuring the company to improve its build efficiencies.Joe Gullion, Chief Operating Officer of Emivest Aerospace, commented “We are proud to be able to display at EBACE 2009 what must surely be the best performing light jet in the world. We are especially pleased to increase our visibility in the European market now that we are making real progress on ramping up the SJ30 production line. We are busy at the factory completing the necessary steps on the production line to allow us to meet all our contracted customer deliveries. This progress can be seen with SJ30 serial number 008 as we are about to do the first flight of this first customer SJ30 to be delivered since the acquisition of the company. In addition, we have been hard at work developing our customer service programs to support these early deliveries”.Hamish Harding, Emivest’s first SJ30 customer in Europe, adds “The SJ30 jet is a joy to fly. With the high-speed cruise of 486 kts (Mach 0.83), a range of 2,500 nautical miles and an operating ceiling of 49,000 feet, the SJ30 jet has truly exceptional performance for a light jet. The sea-level cabin all the way to 41,000 ft also means that pilots and passengers are not as tired from the effects of jet lag as we would be on a long journey in any other business jet”.www.emivestaerospace.comlast_img read more