IFA report serious difficulty with grain harvest in Donegal

first_img WhatsApp Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter By admin – September 12, 2016 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Previous articleProtests planned after newly qualified psychiatric nurses are refused jobs by HSENext articleCouncil announces major programme to combat invasive plants in Donegal admin 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North IFA report serious difficulty with grain harvest in Donegal Facebookcenter_img Homepage BannerNews Twitter Pinterest Grain growers in Donegal could be facing difficult days ahead, according to the IFA.National Grain Committee Chairman Liam Dunne says the harvest has turned into a salvage operation for many growers with later sown and later maturing crops, particularly on the heavier soils in peripheral areas due to heavy and incessant rain.In some regions, 25%-30% remains in the field. The West, North West and the northern part of the country have been worst hit.Donegal IFA Chair Michael Chance says the situation in Donegal is very serious………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/mchancegrain.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Man U debt rises to £429m

first_imgRelatedPosts Italy introduces compulsory virus testing for travellers from France Nigeria records new COVID-19 infections, more deaths as figures rise to 57,242 Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Manchester United have announced their debt has risen close to £430 million in their latest financial figures.The Premier League club’s third quarter results revealed net debt has increased by £127.4 million to £429.1 million as football across Europe comes to terms with the coronavirus pandemic. The net debt rose due to foreign exchange costs and transfer fees paid for players, including Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes.Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward described the “challenges” created by the coronavirus that meant United have not played a competitive game since March 12.United have also said they expect to pay broadcasters a rebate of around £15 million because of the outbreak “following delay and broadcast schedule changes to the 2019-20 season.”“Our focus remains on the health and well-being of our colleagues, fans and partners around the world and we are extremely proud of how those connected to the club have responded during this crisis,” Woodward said.“Since the start of the pandemic, Manchester United and our Foundation have provided assistance to hospitals, charities and schools in our communities, as well as support for frontline workers and vulnerable fans. “These actions reflect our core values as a club and the resilience through adversity that we have demonstrated many times throughout our long history and will do so again to weather these current challenges.”Elsewhere in the release of the official figures, broadcasting revenue fell by £27.8 million to £26 million – a decrease of 51.7 per cent – and matchday revenue for the quarter was also down, by £2.6 million to £29.1 million.Despite uncertainly off the pitch, Woodward has backed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team to pick up where they left off if the season is allowed to restart in June.United are on an 11-game unbeaten run and can still challenge for a place in the top four, as well as battling for silverware in the FA Cup and Europa League.Despite football finances taking a hit, the club have also revealed a cash reserve of around £90 million ahead of the next transfer window with access to another £150 million. “We look forward to the team safely returning to the pitch and building on the exciting momentum that Ole and the players had previously achieved, while taking all necessary steps to protect public health,” Woodward added.Tags: Bruno FernandesCoronavirusHarry MaguireManchester Unitedlast_img read more