TWELVE COMPANIES TO COMPETE FOR DONEGAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

first_imgTwelve companies have been short-listed as finalists in this year’s Enterprising Donegal Business Awards 2011, the most prestigious business awards in the County. Organised by Donegal County Enterprise Board, the awards are aimed at small and micro businesses in Donegal, and the winners will be announced at a black tie gala dinner in the Radisson Hotel, Letterkenny, on Friday 1st April.There are 4 finalists in each of the 3 categories in this year’s awards: Emerging Business Award, Business Development and Business Achievement. The shortlisted companies are: National Hairdressing Academy, Laghey; Seascape Spa at the Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny; Siansplan, Donegal Town and Azucca Software Solutions Ltd, Letterkenny who will compete in the Emerging Business Award. JB Interactive Mobile Marketing Ltd., Letterkenny; Nvolve Limited, Letterkenny; Sharp Design, Letterkenny and Harry’s Bar & Restaurant, Bridgend are short-listed for the Business Development Award and The Swilly Group, Letterkenny; Irish Pressings, Derrybeg; Letterkenny Skip Hire & Recycling, and Inishowen Country Kitchen, Malin will compete for the Business Achievement Award.There is an award for the winner in each category, an innovation award and an overall winner of the Donegal Business of the Year award. Previous overall winners include Gartan Technologies, DS Environmental Services and Mantis Cranes.“We launched the awards in 1997 to highlight success stories among small businesses in Donegal”, says Michael Tunney, Chief Executive of Donegal County Enterprise Board. “We hope the finalists will inspire people around the County to start up their own businesses and take advantage of the services the Board can offer” he added. Donegal County Enterprise Board supports enterprise and entrepreneurs across Donegal, providing services such as business advice, mentoring, business information, training and finance.Over 800 businesses recently attended Enterprising Donegal Business Week also organised by the County Enterprise Board.Tickets for the Awards cost €30 and to attend, or for further information about the Enterprising Donegal Business Awards 2011, contact Celine Carroll, Donegal County Enterprise Board on 074 9160735 or email [email protected]  Profiles of all the shortlisted finalists are on the Donegal County Enterprise Board’s website at www.donegalenterprise.ieEndsTWELVE COMPANIES TO COMPETE FOR DONEGAL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR was last modified: March 16th, 2011 by StephenShare 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)last_img read more

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Babar Azam, Shadab Khan star as Pakistan sweep 3-T20I series vs Australia

first_imgPakistan thrashed Australia 33 runs in the the third and final Twenty20 International to sweep the three-match series on Sunday.Pakistan rode on Babar Azam’s (50) second half-century of the series to post a competitive 150/5 after Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to bat in Dubai.In response, Australia were bowled out for 117 in 19.1 overs thanks to Shadab Khan’s 3/19.It ws another clinical performance by the world No.1 Pakistan, who won both the Test and T20I series.163 runs in the series with two half-centuries. @babarazam258 is the Man of the Series. #PAKvAUS pic.twitter.com/iesQmZWSJyPCB Official (@TheRealPCB) October 28, 2018Australia finished their disappointing tour without a win as they also lost the Test series 1-0 after narrowly escaping with a draw in the first Test.The Australian chase fell off for the third successive time, with leg-spinner Shadab destroying the Aussie batting line-up and Shoaib Malik taking three smart catches in the deep.”Boys have worked hard and the result is just the reward,” said Ahmed, who won his 10th consecutive T20 series.For his excellent spell of spin bowling (3 for 19), @76Shadabkhan is the Man of the Match. #PAKvAUS pic.twitter.com/VnUfL3OvkhPCB Official (@TheRealPCB) October 28, 2018Shadab could have finished with at least two more wickets had he not dropped D’Arcy Short off his own bowling and Faheem Ashraf dropped a sitter from Andrew Tye.Azam and Sahibzaba Farhan (39), who was given his first game of the series, gave Pakistan a solid start of 93 before both fell in successive overs.advertisementFarhan struck three sixes and two fours before he holed out in the deep while Azam got a big inside edge to Tye after hitting five fours and a six.Winners #PAKvAUS pic.twitter.com/LAnf5q7nSrPCB Official (@TheRealPCB) October 28, 2018Australia came back through wrist spinner Adam Zampa (1-25) and a tidy spell of 0-27 by Short before Mohammad Hafeez (32 not out off 20 balls) and Malik (18 off 12) lifted the total.Alex Carey gave Australia a whirlwind start of 20 when he smashed left-arm spinner Imad Wasim for two sixes and two boundaries in the first over.But Australia’s top order faltered for the third time in a row through some reckless shot selection.Pakistan thrashes the Mighty Australians and wins the last T20I by 33 runs. They seal the series 3-0. Incredible stuff by the Shaheens as they were always on throughout the series. #DerAlaShaheens #PAKvAUS #No1T20Side: @TheRealPCB pic.twitter.com/5IjxgTUcDcPeshawarZalmi (@PeshawarZalmi) October 28, 2018Carey tried to turn around Hafeez’s first delivery and got a leading edge; Chris Lynn swept Shadab’s first ball and was caught at midwicket; and Glenn Maxwell played a needless big shot to give Malik one of his three catches.Ben McDermott (21) was run out for the third time in the series and Mitchell Marsh, who also scored 21, gave an easy catch at long on.(With inputs from AP)last_img read more

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