New car registrations in Donegal down 10.35%

first_img Pinterest Facebook Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest WhatsApp New car registrations in Donegal down 10.35% News WhatsApp Google+center_img Previous articleDownings retain All Ireland crown: Allen Pasoma ReactionNext articleDiversions in place following Dunkineely crash News Highland By News Highland – June 4, 2019 Facebook Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Twitter New car registrations in Donegal are down 10.35%.According to latest figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, 1629 new cars have been registered in the county this year to date, down from 1817 the previous year.Nationally new car registrations last month are up 4.7% compared to May 2018 but down 7.6% this year to date, compared to the same period last year.Brian Cooke, SIMI Director General says; sales overall year to date have been disappointing with both business and consumer Brexit related uncertainty contributing to dampened demand for new vehicles. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennanlast_img read more

EPL: Man City too strong for Leicester

first_imgRelatedPosts EPL: Foxes attack Burnley EPL: Gunners survive West Ham scare EPL: Gunners gun for West Ham scalp Manchester City produced perhaps their best Premier League performance of the season to move within a point of second-placed Leicester with a 3-1 win over the Foxes at the Etihad. Goals from Riyad Mahrez, Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus secured an important win for Pep Guardiola’s side, after Jamie Vardy’s counter-attacking goal had given the visitors the lead against the run of play. Without his number two, Mikel Arteta, after he became Arsenal’s new head coach on Friday, Guardiola made two changes to the side that had beaten Gunners in their previous league outing, with Bernardo Silva and Mahrez preferred to Phil Foden and Rodri in an attacking lineup. Brendan Rodgers, meanwhile, stuck by the bulk of the side that had seen their winning league run come to an end against Norwich last weekend, with the inclusions of Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes the only changes. City had the better of the opening exchanges, with Mahrez and Kevin De Bruyne particularly menacing in tandem, the latter tormenting his former side by cutting in from the right and the Belgian striking the base of the post on 14 minutes. But despite an impressive attacking start, City’s vulnerabilities on the break remained, and on 23 minutes they were ruthlessly exploited as Barnes curved a wonderful ball in behind for Vardy to race away from Fernandinho and lift cutely over Ederson. If that goal was undeserved, then a second would have been a travesty, but Vardy almost provided it, again cruising beyond a City defender – this time Nicolas Otamendi – but failing in his attempt to beat Ederson at his near post after the Brazilian this time opted to stay on his line. On the half-hour-mark, City did find their leveller, albeit with a huge stroke of fortune, as Mahrez’s low strike took a sizeable deflection off Caglar Soyuncu to take it beyond Kasper Schmeichel. And by half-time, they had the lead that their superiority merited as Ricardo Pereira’s ridiculous lunge brought down Raheem Sterling, allowing Ilkay Gundogan to stroke home from the spot. Mahrez came close to getting his second shortly after the break, guiding just wide with wonderful technique on the half-volley, but Leicester really should have equalised at the other end as Vardy swept across the face for Barnes, but the midfielder failed to apply the finishing touch from close range. And City’s dominance was finally converted into a two-goal cushion midway through the half when the outstanding De Bruyne romped past Soyuncu and squared for Jesus to tap home and score his first Etihad goal of the season.Tags: Gabriel JesusJamie VardyLeicester CityLeicester DityMikel ArtetaRiyad Mahrezlast_img read more

Henderson targets ticket to Brazil

first_img “I’ll keep working on my game. I want to improve whatever position I’m playing and I want to do the best. “The manager has put a lot of faith in me. It gives me confidence. “He’s improved my game since he came to Liverpool which I am very thankful for. “Hopefully I can keep repaying him, keep working hard on the training pitch and improving and learning off other players. “I want to keep improving all the time as I keep saying and hopefully I can do that and keep fit. “I am just enjoying playing football at the minute and obviously I have played a lot since the start of the season. I’m just enjoying it. “It doesn’t matter what position I’m playing. I’ll give 110 per cent wherever I am put. “I am learning each and every position so when I’m put in that position I know exactly what I’m doing and to the best of my ability.” Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson still hopes to secure his seat on the plane to Brazil by playing his way into England’s World Cup squad. Press Association “I think everyone wants to play for England at the end of the day,” he told reporters. “It’s a massive opportunity and to play for your country is a real honour but all I can do is keep playing well for Liverpool and keep working hard. “There’s nothing more I can do. When it comes to selection it’s up to the England manager to select the best squad he can for the upcoming games.” Henderson’s current fortunes are a world away from 12 months ago when, in manager Brendan Rodgers’ first season at the club, it seemed he was destined for a bit-part role at best. Having turned down a move to Fulham as a makeweight in the failed bid for Clint Dempsey the midfielder vowed to improve and make a success of his career at Anfield. That hard work, coupled with winning over his manager, has made a huge difference to Henderson. “There were a few areas that the manager and I spoke about to improve on,” he added. “I went away and did what he said and I’ll carry on doing so. The 22-year-old was not selected by Roy Hodgson for the last two qualifiers, which guaranteed the national team’s progress to next summer’s tournament in South America. That is despite the fact he has enjoyed an impressive opening to the campaign with the Reds, playing every minute of the Barclays Premier League season so far. last_img read more