MCN’s Kuxhausen Breaks League Record, Earns Weekly Southland Men’s Basketball Honor

MCN’s Kuxhausen Breaks League Record, Earns Weekly Southland Men’s Basketball Honor

first_imgThis is Kuxhausen’s first career Southland Player of the Week award and the sixth for the team this season, joining four-time winner Sha’Markus Kennedy and Jan. 13’s honoree, A.J. Lawson. Week 18 Southland Conference Release (PDF) The NCAA Division I leader in threes and threes per game (4.14) poured in 21 points per game as McNeese posted a pair of dominating wins over Southeastern Louisiana (104-82) and Houston Baptist (100-80). It marks the first time the Cowboys reached triple-digits in back-to-back games since the 1998-99 season, when they defeated Stephen F. Austin 103-86 in the regular-season finale and topped Nicholls 100-87 in the first round of the conference tournament. Honorable Mention: T.J. Atwood, Lamar; Brandon Gonzalez, Southeastern Louisiana; Kevon Harris, Stephen F. Austin; Tony Lewis, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi; Dexter McClanahan, Nicholls; Payten Ricks, Abilene Christian. With a possible finish anywhere from the No. 4 seed to out of the tournament, McNeese (14-15, 9-9 SLC) wraps up regular-season play with a pair of road contests against Nicholls at 7 p.m. CT Wednesday and Lamar at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.center_img FRISCO, Texas – McNeese guard Dru Kuxhausen is the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.  He became the Southland Conference and McNeese record-holder for most three-pointers made in a single season (120) after drilling 7-of-14 attempts in each of the Cowboys’ wins last week. Kuxhausen, who is shooting 48.6 percent from beyond the arc, is also on pace to set the single-season high for three-point percentage. Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – Dru Kuxhausen, McNeese – Junior – Guard – Scottsbluff, Neb.Against Southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday, Kuxhausen missed his first three attempts from long range but responded with five-consecutive makes to give him the program record for three-pointers made in a season (111). He went on to hit two more in the second half, putting him just three shy of the league record. Saturday’s matchup against Houston Baptist brought another slow start as Kuxhausen missed three of his first four attempts before he converted one at the 5:24 mark in the first half to tie the conference leader. Eager to break the record, Kuxhausen sank two in the opening minutes of the second half to vault himself atop the list and added three more for good measure.last_img read more

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Cavaliers may find Love sooner than expected

first_imgFILE – In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love greets fans before an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, in Memphis, Tenn. The All-Star forward, who has been sidelined since late January with a broken left hand, said Friday, March 2, 2018, that he’s progressing well and it’s possible he could return sooner than expected. Love has been out since Jan. 29 and was expected to miss two months.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — As the Cavaliers experience growing pains with four new players, relief might be ahead: Kevin Love.The All-Star forward, sidelined since Jan. 29 with a broken left hand, said Friday he could return sooner than expected. The initial timetable was for him to be out two months.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Reduced to a role of interested observer, Love has watched as coach Tyronn Lue force feeds numerous offensive sets and defensive principles to players who began the season in different systems. The new-look Cavs have had some great moments, and more than a few tough ones.Following Thursday’s home loss to Philadelphia, Lue said he planned to simplify things for his new players. On Friday, the Cavs watched film and afterward Lue said he’s still confident his club will mesh.“I feel good about this team,” Lue said. “No doubt about it. We got a lot of young talent. We got a lot of good pieces. We’re just trying to figure it out, put it together. We’ve only played seven games right now and those guys are still trying to figure it out.”There will be another adjustment when Love returns, but it won’t be as if Lue has to re-teach him how to play with LeBron James, J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson, the four players remaining from Cleveland’s 2016 NBA title team.The Cavs may not be the same, but Love believes they remain strong.ADVERTISEMENT “We have guys who have been here and know exactly what to expect moving forward,” said Love, who is averaging 17.9 points, 9.4 rebounds and shooting 40 percent on 3-pointers. “So it’s on us to bring everybody along and have veteran guys push maybe the younger guys or the new guys through the process. …“The coaching staff has remained the same so we know what they want out of us. Having some new blood and some new faces in some ways can be a good thing because they’re going to be very hungry and want to get on that quick learning curve to make it so we have a big run.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:34PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Mental battle key to Djokovic comeback, says former coach LATEST STORIES GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings View comments Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City MOST READ “If I can get back before eight weeks, great,” he said. “So I’m hoping that that is the case.”Love’s recovery has picked up speed in recent days. He’s now able to catch the ball with a padded glove to protect his left hand, and the progress is such that there’s less risk for re-injury.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“One of the things I can do now is kind of catch the ball, guide it and shoot it within 12-15 feet so that feels good to do something other than run on the treadmill or run on the bike so it’s nice,” he said.The Cavaliers have been transformed since the last time Love played, with their roster overhauled by three trades before the deadline. Cleveland is just 3-4 since adding guards George Hill, Jordan Clarkson and forwards Rodney Hood and Larry Nance Jr. But Love has been encouraged by the infusion of talent and is excited about the team’s prospects once he returns. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcanolast_img read more

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ORANGE Opens New Downtown Store; 24/7 ORANGE Bank

first_imgORANGE-IBERIA officials at the launch of the new Orange Store on Carey Street, Monrovia.In furtherance of its mission to provide an unparalleled customer experience, the Management of Orange Liberia has formally opened a new store located at Carey Street in downtown Monrovia. The opening took place at a ceremony held on the premises of the facility on Thursday, January 17, 2019. The new store features extended store hours for purchases of telecommunications products and an Orange Money Bank providing Orange Money services with 24 hours of operations.Mrs. Uomah Witherspoon, Stores and Points of Sale Manager for Orange Liberia, said that store had been created to provide ease and convenience for Orange Liberia’s customers. She noted that the store would have three agents during the day and two at night.The store, which would cater to the needs of customers needing to purchase phones, scratch cards, e-recharge, SIM card retrieval, and other communications related services would be opened from Monday to Saturday all day. The Orange Money Bank, which would provide financial services like deposit and withdrawal via Orange Money would be opened 24 hours a day and 7 days a week with tight security.Franchise partner George N. Moussa Nehme, said that the development of the new store had been in the pipeline for some time but that he was grateful that it was now coming to fruition. Said Mr. Nehme: “I am honored and proud to be involved in the opening of this new Orange store. This marks a new and important moment in the history of Liberia.”He went on to explain the innovative nature of the facility and noted: today, history is in the making because even commercial banks are not opened at night in Liberia. But from today, Orange Money Bank will be opened day and night to provide services to our people.”Visiting guest, Stephane Varret, Deputy CEO of Orange Ivory Coast, who spoke on behalf of Orange Group and Orange-Liberia Board of Directors, thanked all parties involved and noted that Orange had already invested 70 million of United States Dollars and would continue to invest heavily in Liberia to ensure that the company would always remain on top as a leader in the Liberian telecommunications and mobile money sector.Following the speeches, Mrs. Benedicte David, Orange West, and Central Africa Group Vice President, together with Mamadou Coulibaly, CEO of Orange Liberia and the representatives of the City of Monrovia, cut the ribbon to formally open the store, which has now begun serving customers.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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African players in Europe: Mahrez stars for champions City

first_imgA Mahrez corner allowed Aymeric Laporte to nod City into a 2-1 first-half lead and the north African struck the third goal on 63 minutes to put his side firmly on the path to glory.ENGLANDRIYAD MAHREZ (Manchester City)City dominated the second half at Brighton and with 63 minutes gone the 28-year-old Algerian cut in from the wing and unleashed a right-foot shot that gave his club a 3-1 advantage.France-born Mahrez has two Premier League winners medals having been part of the Leicester City side that sensationally became champions three years ago.SADIO MANE (Liverpool)Liverpool’s Senegalese striker Sadio Mane celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on May 12, 2019. © AFP / Paul ELLISSenegalese Mane scored twice in Liverpool’s 2-0 win against Wolves to earn a share of the Premier League’s Golden Boot award.The Senegal forward, 27, ended the season with 22 league goals, level with teammate and last year’s winner Mohamed Salah of Egypt as Liverpool finished on 97 points, one behind Manchester City.PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG (Arsenal)Arsenal forward Aubameyang grabbed a share of the Premier League Golden Boot award with two goals in a 3-1 win at Burnley on the last day of the season.The Gabon forward’s goals meant he finished with 22 in the league — the same number as Mane and Salah.SPAINKARL TOKO EKAMBI (Villarreal)Ekambi scored his 18th goal of the season to fire Villarreal to a 1-0 win over Eibar in La Liga.The Cameroon forward struck the winner in the 59th minute for his sixth goal in nine matches.Villarreal’s victory leaves them 14th in the table ahead of their last game of the season away to Getafe next weekend.DJENE DAKONAM (Getafe)Getafe’s Dakonam scored an own-goal in a 2-0 defeat to Barcelona.The Togolese poked into his own net as Lionel Messi looked to pounce on a one-two with Sergi Roberto at Camp Nou.Arturo Vidal had already put Barca ahead as Getafe slipped out of the top four, with a final game at home to Villarreal to come next weekend.ITALYMUSA BARROW (Atalanta)Atalanta’s Gambian forward Musa Barrow (R) celebrates with Atalanta’s Colombian forward Duvan Zapata after opening the scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Atalanta Bergama vs Genoa on May 11, 2019 at the Mapei Stadium – Citta del Tricolore in Reggio Emilia. © AFP / Miguel MEDINAGambian international Barrow broke through immediately after being introduced as a substitute at the break.His first goal this season in a 2-1 win over Genoa put Atalanta third in Serie A and close to a first Champions League qualification.MEHDI BOURABIA (Sassuolo)Moroccan midfielder Bourabia put Sassuolo ahead after 27 minutes against Torino but was sent off immediately after for a second yellow card after celebrating by pulling his jersey over his head, as his side fell to a 3-2 defeat.Brighton sacked manager Chris Hughton on Monday in what chairman Tony Bloom described as “one of the most difficult decisions” he had ever had to makeFrankfurt’s French defender Simon Falette (L) vies with Mainz’ Nigerian forward Anthony Ujah during the German first division Bundesliga football match Eintracht Frankfurt versus Mainz 05 on May 12, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main. © AFP / Daniel ROLANDThe Nigerian scored twice in four minutes soon after half-time to give Mainz a 2-0 Bundesliga win at Eintracht Frankfurt, who were beaten on penalties by Chelsea in a Europa League semi-final last Thursday.It was a surprise result as Frankfurt are six places above Mainz and the loss completed a disastrous eight days for Eintracht after a 6-1 drubbing at Bayer Leverkusen last weekend.IHLAS BEBOU (Hanover)Togolese striker Bebou found the net for Hanover against Freiburg, but even a 3-0 win was not enough to save his side from relegation.Bebou prodded the ball in from close range to score Hanover’s second as they picked up only a fifth win of the season.SALOMON KALOU (Hertha Berlin)Ivorian veteran Kalou scored an injury-time penalty to snatch a late 4-3 victory for Hertha in an entertaining dead-rubber in Augsburg.Hertha went behind three times, but Kalou equalised after 75 minutes before completing his brace from 12 yards with the last kick of the game.CHADRAC AKOLO (Stuttgart)Democratic Republic of Congo international Akolo made his first appearance since February as Stuttgart secured the relegation play-off place with a 3-0 win over Wolfsburg.The midfielder fell out of favour under former coach Markus Weinzierl, but interim boss Nico Willig welcomed Akolo back into the fold on Saturday.AMADOU HAIDARA (RB Leipzig)The Mali international came off the bench as Leipzig spoiled Bayern Munich’s title party with a 0-0 draw.Bayern missed the chance to wrap up a seventh consecutive title as Borussia Dortmund clawed back two points with a win over Fortuna Duesseldorf to send the title race to the wire.NASSIM BOUJELLAB (Schalke)Midfielder Boujellab, who has played for Morocco at under-23 level, set up Guido Burgstaller for Schalke’s equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Bayer Leverkusen.Burgstaller’s goal saw Leverkusen miss out on the chance to break into the top four and take pole position in the race for Champions League qualification.FRANCEMAXWEL CORNET (Lyon)Lyon’s Ivorian forward Maxwell Gnaly Cornet celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille (OM) and Olympique Lyonnais (OL) at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, on May 12, 2019. © AFP / GERARD JULIENThe Ivorian doubled his meagre league tally for the season with two goals in a 3-0 win at Marseille.Cornet controlled a wayward long-range shot from teammate Houssem Aouar, holding off a pair of defenders to slot home the opening goal on 25 minutes.He then raced clear after another Aouar pass to stroke home Lyon’s third late on as they pulled four points clear in the final Champions League qualifying spot.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Manchester City’s Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (R) scores their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on May 12, 2019. © AFP / Glyn KIRKPARIS, France, May 13 – Algeria winger and 2016 African Footballer of the Year Riyad Mahrez created the second goal and scored the third for Manchester City as they won a second successive Premier League title.He was the stand-out African in Europe at the weekend as star-stacked City triumphed 4-1 at lowly Brighton to pip Liverpool by one point after a thrilling race.last_img read more

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NEW MAYOR MCBREARTY SWAPS DINNER FOR SARNIES

first_imgDONEGAL’S new Mayor Frank McBrearty gave up the chance of an inaugural dinner – to support the Save Lifford Hospital campaign.The Labour party councillor instead donated €500 to the campaign group which is hoping to win a reprieve after being recommended for a downgrade.And he invited councillors and family and friends to the Salad Bowl cafe in Lifford, opposite the council chamber. Staff there laid on a spread of sandwiches and snacks as Mayor McBrearty celebrated getting the council’s top job….with a cup of tea.He was joined by his father Frank McBrearty Snr as well as Senator Jimmy Harte and members of all the political parties.“The last thing I wanted to do was go out and have a big dinner when people are struggling,” said Mayor McBrearty.“So I made a donation to the Save Lifford Hospital campaign and provided a few sandwiches and tea instead. “The Salad Bowl did a great job.”The new Mayor said he was looking forward to serving all the people of Co Donegal in the year ahead.“I now leave my political allegiances at the door and will work in a neutral environment for everyone in the county, regardless of who they are or where they are,” he said.The colourful politician has been known for his outspoken views in the past.And he’s never been afraid to speak his mind. But he admitted that when it came to his acceptance speech: “I was quite nervous. And that’s because it was a huge honour for me and for my family and for my party. I take my new responsibilities very seriously indeed.”He plans to use his year in office to promote sport as a way of helping to beat or ease mental health issues.“As someone who has suffered from depression myself I know what it is like to take it on and then recover,” he added.NEW MAYOR MCBREARTY SWAPS DINNER FOR SARNIES was last modified: June 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:Cllr Frank McBreartyLabour partyLiffordSalad BowlSave Lifford Hospitlast_img read more

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JUDGE THROWS OUT BANK’S CASE AGAINST DONEGAL-BASED ACTOR

first_imgWell known actor Gerard McSorley chats to a Garda as he left a previous sitting Letterkenny District Court. (NewspixIrl)A JUDGE has dismissed a case brought by AIB Bank agains the Gaoth Dobhair-based actor Gerard McSorley.Judge Paul Kelly dealt with an application by AIB to examine Mr McSorley’s means in Dungloe District Court today. Their summons claimed a debt from the 64-year-old actor totalling €20,026.McSorley, who has starred in a number of movies including ‘Omagh’ was accompanied in court today by his solicitor Brendan Twomey who told the judge that Mr McSorley is on disability and has medical and health issues.Mr Twomey said he wrote to the bank and their legal team replied to say they were seeking an adjournment. He attempted to phone the bank but he could not get anybody to discuss the matter.Mr Twomey said there was “a significant level of debt”. The bank’s debt was secured by a mortgage judgement on Mr McSorley’s house. He asked for the application to be struck out.The solicitor added: “I am confident he will be a suitable candidate for an arrangement under the insolvency act.”Judge Kelly struck out the bank’s application.JUDGE THROWS OUT BANK’S CASE AGAINST DONEGAL-BASED ACTOR was last modified: December 9th, 2014 by John2Share 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:AIBDungoe district courtGerard McSorleylast_img read more

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‘He’s the best in the Premier League – no doubt about it’

first_imgWelcome to another edition of talkSPORT 2’s Magnificent Seven.Each Monday afternoon, Ray Stubbs, Dan Windle and Ian Cruise select the best performances from the weekend’s sport.There are no real rules, everything is up for debate and discussion.What was clear this week, however, is that Golden Boot winner Harry Kane had to be included.Listen to the audio above to find out who joined him in the list…last_img

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PCC FALCARRAGH CROWNED ULSTER CHAMPIONS

first_imgPCC Falcarragh are celebrating after winning the Ulster Bank Arthurs Cup in the Ulster final clash in Omagh today.The Donegal boys played some classy football to see off St Mark’s of Warrenpoint…by a single nerve-wrecking point!The final score was 2-09 to 0-14. Falcarragh had led by four points at the break 1-06 to 0-05.And the Donegal school side held on into injury time to take the title.PCC FALCARRAGH CROWNED ULSTER CHAMPIONS was last modified: March 5th, 2014 by John2Share 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:PCC FALCARRAGHUlster Bank Arthurs Cuplast_img read more

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MILFORD’S ULSTER ADVENTURE COMES TO AN END

first_imgMilford’s hopes of reaching the Ulster Junior Football Championship final were ended as they lost out to Killeshil at Brewster Park in Enniskillen.The Tyrone side led by five points at half time, 1-06 to 0-04, with Reilly netting.Milford’s hopes of staging a comeback were quickly erased as Killeshil dominated in the second half. David Curley found the net for Milford towards the end, only to see the Tyrone side net at the other end with the next play.Final Score Milford 1-08, 2-14.   MILFORD’S ULSTER ADVENTURE COMES TO AN END was last modified: November 17th, 2013 by John2Share 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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AR MHAITH LEAT A BHEITH I D’AISTEOIR I ROS NA RÚN?

first_imgAr mhaith leat a bheith i d’aisteoir i Ros na Rún?Tá siad ar thóir an chéad réalt mhór Ghaeilge eile.Tá dráma Gaeilge TG4 ‘Ros Na Rún’, ar thóir aisteoirí nua Gaeilge. Má tá cúpla focal agat agus suim agat san aisteoireacht, seo é do sheans a bheith páirteach i gceann de na sraitheanna drámaíochta is mó sa tír. Tabharfaidh aisteoirí faoin seit céanna is a thug Stephen Fry, seit ar a mbíonn aisteoirí a bhfuil aithne mhór orthu anois – go deimhin féin cá mbeadh an lucht féachana gan Séamus, duine de mhór-charachtair an tsobalchláir agus atá ann le seacht mbliana déag. Is go leor scéalta móra le teacht, bí cinnte go dtabharfar dúshlán na n-aisteoirí nua agus leis sin beidh deis acu cur leis na scileanna atá acu.I measc na scéalta ó chuaigh an sobalchlár ar aer, bhí an chéad phóg homaighnéasach ar theilifís na hÉireann, scéal faoi dhéagóir a bheith ag iompar clainne, dúnmharú, drugaí agus mealladh na mban agus na bhfear!Le scéalta maithe ag teacht aníos ar an mbaile beag, tá foireann Ros na Rún ag cuardach aisteoirí fir agus aisteoirí mná don chéad séasúr eile.Reáchtálfar éisteachtaí ar seit Ros na Rún sa Spidéal i gCo. na Gaillimhe. Beidh Gaeilge líofa riachtanach do gach uile pháirt.Reachtálfar éisteachtaí ar an:Dé Luain 14 agus Dé Máirt 15 Aibreán 2014Má tá suim agat éisteacht a dhéanamh, seol do CV chomh maith le grianghraf a tógadh uait le déanaí chuig dara@rosnarun.com.Beidh Ros na Rún i dteagmháil leat ina dhiaidh sin maidir leis na héisteachtaí. Chun tuilleadh eolais a fháil, glaoigh ar 091 558400.AR MHAITH LEAT A BHEITH I D’AISTEOIR I ROS NA RÚN? was last modified: April 8th, 2014 by John2Share 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:acting rolesAR MHAITH LEAT A BHEITH I D’AISTEOIR I ROS NA RÚN?TG4last_img read more

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