MonoNeon, Prince’s Last Bassist, Releases Whimsical New Music Video

first_imgMonoNeon was Prince’s last bassist, working with the legend during the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016. MonoNeon identified the mythic musician as a mentor to him, and, as one of the last musicians to work with Prince, MonoNeon has channeled his time working with Prince into new music inspired by the master. Now, the bassist has released a new music video, a trippy, technicolor video that accompanies the equally whimsical track, “Thoughts In The Morning Time.” The song is off MonoNeon’s brand spankin’ new EP, Selfie Quickie 2wooo, which is available here at a name-your-price pay scale. Check out MonoNeon’s new video below, courtesy of the artist, and keep an eye out for more from this rad dude!last_img read more

UFC: Trilogy bout with Nate Diaz should happen at 155 lbs, McGregor insists

first_img#KicksStalker: Jordan’s second shoe gets new life Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu But if Diaz is indeed interested in a trilogy bout, McGregor insists that it has to be in the 155-lb. division, which the Irish superstar currently lords over.“I’m the 155-pound champion, I faced him at 170, he beat me, then I rematched him at 170, I beat him,” he was quoted as saying in a BBC News report. “Now I’m the 155-pound world champion. If he wants that fight, he must come down”.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’After fighting above his weight class for their first two matches, “The Notorious” believes it’s only natural that the third match take place under his stipulations.“That’s a fair trade. I didn’t ask for the rematch at a lower weight, I asked for the rematch at the exact same weight,” he explained. “I thought that was a fair play move on my half and then I came in and I won. So now I won that, then I won the 155-pound title after that. If he wants to fight, he’s got to make that 155-pound limit.” Meanwhile, McGregor is expected to take some time off fighting after competing in the biggest fight of his life against undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr.He also made it clear that he is open to taking another boxing match if the right fight comes along.  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORIES:Olympic medalist Michael Phelps challenges Conor McGregor to swimming raceLOOK: McGregor congratulates Mayweather, says he has ‘strong tools’ for MMAADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies LATEST STORIES UFC fighters Nate Diaz (left) and Conor McGregor. AP File photoNow that Conor McGregor’s tenure inside the boxing ring has passed, it’s time to get back to the UFC and settle some unfinished business inside the octagon.Perhaps high on the UFC Lightweight Champion’s list is a grudge match against Nate Diaz, whom he engaged in two thrilling welterweight bouts last year.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles View comments MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacueeslast_img read more

ATHLETICS: TIR CHONAILL CLUB NOTES

first_imgTír Chonaill Athletics Club NotesSuccess in Antrim at Ulster Club c/ships The Ulster club juvenile track and field championships held at the Antrim Forum, on Saturday – Under 14 and 15 and Sunday – Under 16 and 17 was a most successful experience for a large group of young Tir Chonaill athletes. From the first final on Saturday morning at 10.30am when Kate Mc Gowan skimmed over the 80m hurdles for an impressive victory and time of 11.92secs to the final discipline on Sunday evening at 4.30pm when Karl Griffin, demolished the field in the U17 400m final for an equally impressive victory and very fast time of 50.00 secs. club athletes amassed an unprecedented number of podium places with ten victories,  six 2nd and nine 3rd individual placings.Day 1Kate McGowan -U15 –  from Clar near Donegal Town, had a busy day. In addition to winning the hurdles she won her heat of the 200m and in a closely fought  final recorded a time of 26.17secs  for 2nd – three hundredths behind Mc Guckin 26.14secs from Lisburn.  A best of 4.88m was good enough for 3rd in the Long Jump. Ruth Gillespie.Lough Eske, a member of the AVS schools record breaking Irish schools relay team was 3rd in the U15 80m Hurdles. Eva McMullan,U15, from Creevy, Ballyshannon, had a busy and successful day. She qualified via heats for the 100m and 200m finals. In the former she ran 13.40secs for 3rd and 28.32secs for 5th in the later.Niamh McGrory, Ballydevitt,U15, qualified for the 100m final where she finished 8th and later contested the 800m and ran 2mins 54.4 secs. Chloe Masterson,U14, Old Golf Course Rd., has been a member of the club for the last five years. On Saturday, a delighted Chloe, won two Ulster medals – a gold in the Hammer 18.43m, a bronze following a battling performance that found her coming from 5th at the half way stage and also finished 5th in the Shot Putt. Coaching of race walking was introduced to the club at a summer camp in 2010. On Saturday three club athletes battled for and finished 1/2/3 in the Under 15 2k event. Well done Sarah Timoney, Ballintra, Ciara Crawford, Frosses and Jessica Quinn, Frosses.When the recently completed throws cage was finalized at the AVS, the discipline of Hammer throwing, was  introduced to the clubs programme. Matthew McClay, Ballintra,U14, threw 24.34m for a bronze medal performance and followed up with 23.51m in the discus for a similar winning position. Katie Hoad, Frosses,U15, finished 6th in the Hammer,7th in the Discus and 9th in her heat of the 800m.Mark Hegarty,U15, travels three times weekly from Kilybegs to train inn Donegal Town. It was all worth while, when he collected two silver medal medals in the 200m26.65secs and Shot Putt 10.79m. Daniel Gallagher,U15, Dunkineely, burst onto the scene, last March when he won the U14 Irish schools CC in Dublin. He ran the 800m on Saturday -2mins 13.42secs and 1,500m -4mins 30.43secs on Sunday in two very competitive races for 2nd place finished behind All Ireland champion Peter Gibbons from Letterkenny. The most unfortunate club athlete of the weekend was Christopher O’Loughlan,U15, from Mountcharles. In the process of qualifying for the 100m final he injured his leg.Christopher had to withdraw form the final and from his favourite event the 250m Hurdles. Hopefully he makes a quick recovery and will be back at club training very soon. Day 2Sunday was reserved for Under 16 and 17 competition. Club athletes continued the success story. The opening track final – U16 80m Hurdles –found mates Kelly McGrory, Laghey, and Emma Brady, Donegal Town, having a great battle with Anna McIlmoyle from Lisburn. Brady shot from the blocks and hurdled perfectly for an impressive win -12.48secs. Kelly edged Anna into 3rd place by one hundredth of a second.As the day unwound the Tir Chonaill pair set new standards with three emphatic victories. Kelly had to negotiate heats in both the 100m and 200m before recording PB’s of 12.79secs/100m and 26.24secs/200m while Emma in the 200m ran 39.14secs for a top podium placing. In the Pole Vault Hannah CampbelL, Inver,U16 and Clare Brady, Donegal Town,U17 won their respective age group competitions.Mark McGuiness, Dunkineely, U17 , ran 4mins 21.74secs for 4th in the 1,500m while Seann Kerrs, Frosses,U17, was 3rd in the 3k/10mins 3427secs. Karl Griffin, during the week, was selected as part of a fourteen member  Irish team for the European Youth Olympics in Turkey, impressed on Saturday in winning the 800m –time 1min 54.76secs and followed upon Sunday with a 50 secs. 400m time victory.Congratulations to all the young athletes and a sincere thanks to the club coaches who weekly prepare, train and motivate and to the large group of parents who came along to support and help on both days. Mullaghmore TriathlonA large number of club members, MSC Tri members and local enthusiasts  made the short journey to Mullaghmore on Sunday last for the popular ‘Sprint Tri’ and many recorded outstanding performances, P.B’s and won numerous catagory prizes. Congratulations to all. Club placings and times  -hour/min/secs 12 Eoin Mc Manus 01:07:22 13 Kieran   Mulligan 01:07:52 19 Peter Jones 01:10:18  23 Brendan Ruane 01:11:29 28 John Treacy 01:12:18 41 Damian Foley 01:13:18 43 Paul Mc Gowan 01:13:19 51 Damien Reid 01.13.58; 52 Ronan Mc Intyre  01:14:12 62 Nial Clancy 01:15:48 70  Ciaran Clancy 01:16:23 73 Alan  Mc Loughlin 01:16:4381 Noel Hoey 01:17:47 90 Barry Duffy   01:18:33 93  Paul    Mc Devitt 01:18:49100 Julie Mc Mullin 01:19:19 118 Rory O Neill 01:20:33 120 Terry O Brien 01:20:41 124 Canice Nicholas 01:20:54 128  Diarmaid Keon 01:21:18135 Amy Spratt 01:21:42 136 Cecilia Mc Guinness    01:21:43 140 Adrian Mc Kinney 01:21:56 170 Malachy Cullen         01:23:30 174 Jane   Mc Devitt 01:23:44 198     James  Mc Intyre 01:25:42 199  Donagh Keon 01:25:42 205 The Shams Meade 01:25:56 220 David Mc Loone    01:26:48  241 Eleanor Rooney       01:28:08254     Philip  Mc Loone 01:29:13 286 Ann Morrow 01:32:33 287     Helena Kenny 01:32: Alaine Murray 01:52:18 7          Shane O’Donnell            17 Michael Mc Grath 18 Pat Mc Manus 26 Olivia        Murphy 49 Chris Rogers Mary McLoone at Europa CupMary McLoone, with bests of 5.91m –Long Jump and 12.42m,-Triple Jump helped Ireland retain 1st Division status when the European Nations Cup was held in Turkey last weekend. In all twelve countries participated and the dreaded final two positions were relegated to Division 2 for  2012. Ireland finished 10th with Mc Loone’s Long and Triple Jump valuable points being part of the team totalOn Ulster teamThe following club athletes are part of the Ulster team for next Saturday’s Inter Pro in Santry. This competition doubles as a trial for the Irish Under 17 schools International team –Kelly McGrory,100m and 4 x 100m relay; Karl Griffin 800m and 4 x 400m relay, Hannah Campbell and Clare Brady, Pole Vault and Mark McGuiness Steeplechase.European Youth OlympicsKarl Griffin, becomes the clubs most recent International when on Monday last he was selected for the European U18 Youth Olympics in Turkey. Karl will contest the 800m and will be a member of the relay. This is a great honor for the Ballydevitt lad, for his family, club and local community.David WilsonDavid Wilson, from Cully, in the late 1980’s represented Ireland in two World CC  and one European Junior championship. The former club and AVS student went on an athletics scholarship to Illinois State in the USA. Subsequently, he settled in Chicago, where he works and still runs. He is a very welcome visitor at the moment and on Friday night last ran a remarkable time in the Lifford 5k of 15mins 32secs.Summer Camp The clubs very popular summer camp will run from Monday 4th July to Fri 8th July. Application forms have been circulated around the primary schools or can be found in Cara Pharmacy Donegal or Bundoran and All Sports Donegal Town. The age groups catered for -5 to 15 with an athletics specific focus for the 13 -15 age groupsATHLETICS: TIR CHONAILL CLUB NOTES was last modified: June 23rd, 2011 by gregShare 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:tir chonaill club notes and pixlast_img read more

Building Bridges: Council continue clean-up following flood

first_imgDonegal County Council has been hard at work carrying out major repair works in Inishowen following the floods.Today a temporary bridge was built at Illies to facilitate access to homes cut off during the floods.Burnfoot is another area receiving repair work today as the clean-up continues. Although a lot is left to be done, the work of the Council, Defence Forces, and locals have made a huge difference to the area compared to this time last week.This afternoonDonegal County Council say; “To date 47 families have registered with us as being displaced following the Inishowen Floods last week including 21 families in Burnfoot, 14 in Buncrana and the remainder in Carndonagh, Muff, Clonmany and Malin.“We are working closely with each family and accommodation is being offered and this will continue until all families are sorted.” “Thanks to Defence Force personnel for all their work over the last few days. They have provided help in Pairc an Ghrianain & Lios na Greine in Burnfoot, at Riverside and Elm Park estates in Buncrana and in housing estates and other areas in Clonmany and Carndonagh.”If you have been affected by the flooding, Donegal County Council can help. Click here to learn more. Images: Donegal County CouncilBuilding Bridges: Council continue clean-up following flood was last modified: August 30th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:BurnfootDonegal County CouncilfloodsInishowenlast_img read more