COVID-19 Impact: IMG parent company Endeavor lays off 250 staff

first_img Cricket Latest Sports News By Kunal Dhyani – March 27, 2020 Cricket Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Shaqiri adds another as Switzerland lead 3-1; Follow Live Updates by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTripCuratorYou Haven’t Lived Until You Visit These 10 All-Inclusive ResortsTripCuratorAssociated PressHawaii’s Kilauea has pushed lava up through fissures, destroying homes and forcing evacuations.Associated PressGrab the Redeem Code just released for Wilderness Hunter UMP & Shimmy Emote before it expires, Garena Free Fire India ‘Rampage Party Giveaway Day 2’Also Read: Sports Business: Sky, BT face £1bn loss if sporting events shut till AugustIMG and Ultimate Fighting Championships are prominent acquisitions among the company’s sports business interests.Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel and Chairman Patrick Whitesell have agreed to work without any salaries during the year.In a further sign of how the coronavirus outbreak is buffeting the entertainment industry, the operator of one of Hollywood’s largest talent agencies disclosed that it would lay off as many as 250 employees due to the health crisis.“As we all focus inward to protect our personal health and safeguard our families, every company around the world is simultaneously faced with safeguarding the health and future of its business. We are no different,” Emanuel has reportedly written an internal note while announcing the job cuts. “All parts of our company are feeling the effects.”Endeavour operates it major business interests from the global entertainment hub Los Angeles, which remain under complete lockdown and the USA is facing a major brunt of the Coronavirus attack. The country now has the highest number of more than 85,500 COVID-19 positive cases, leaving behind China. Over 1,288 Coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed in the USA.Endeavor and others in the representation business, including Paradigm Talent Agency and United Talent Agency, have been hard hit by the effects of the novel coronavirus. The pandemic has caused live events and Hollywood productions to be canceled or delayed, causing more than 100,000 workers to lose their jobs, Los Angeles Times has reported.The latest layoffs underscore how rapidly circumstances have changed for Endeavor and others in the agency business who were already facing economic pressures before the pandemic struck.Last summer, Emanuel and Endeavor, the powerhouse talent agency he founded in 1995 with no clients and no money, were on top of the world. Emanuel was considered one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, and he eagerly awaited a highly anticipated initial public offering in the fall.Endeavor partners anticipating a windfall from the IPO who had taken large cuts in their bonuses were now left without the expected pay out. Rumblings of unease and unhappiness began to bubble up.Endeavor in past few years had acquired or took major stakes in IMG Worldwide Holdings for $2.4 billion and Ultimate Fighting Championship for $4 billion, as well as the Professional Bull Riders, the Miss Universe Pageant, Frieze Art Fair, and a full basket of seemingly disparate assets in the realms of technology, fashion, food and investment banking — largely live event businesses that were now forced to close.Also read: UFC, IMG parent company Endeavor in debt pressure Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari to be sole entry to Tokyo Games as Indian women’s recurve team fails to qualify Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Latest Sports News BCCI to form committee to take call on compensating domestic cricketers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cricket Formula 1 YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Week|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsored WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start Cricket COVID-19 Impact: IMG parent company Endeavor lays off 250 staff Football Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa lose early wickets; SA 35/2 (11 ov)- Follow Live Updates TAGSCoronaviruscoronavirus IndiaEndeavor sports businessIMG parent companySports BusinessSports Business NewsSports Business News India SHARE F1 French GP 2021: Max Verstappen pips Lewis Hamilton to win French GP, Perez finishes 3rd PSL 2021 Playoffs: Schedule, Timing, LIVE streaming, list of champions; all you need to know Latest Sports NewsSports BusinessNews Previous articleFanatics halts MLB jersey production, to make medical masks, gownsNext articleNBA cuts 20% base salary of top executives: Report Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Facebook Twitter With the Coronavirus pandemic bringing the entertainment and sports business to a screeching halt, IMG’s parent company Endeavor has laid off 250 staff to survive the financial crisis.More people among the 7,000 Endeavor staff are feared to lose jobs the company, under tremendous debt pressure, will continue with its retrenchment plans through April. The people whose profiled don’t have scope to work from home are feared to be the worst hit. Cricket WTC Final IND vs NZ: Virat Kohli displays his dancing skills on the beats of Bharat Army’s Dhol; Watch video Football Euro 2020 LIVE broadcast in more than 200 countries, check how you can watch Live Streaming of EURO 2020 in your country last_img read more

CPL 2020 LIVE: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Live on…

first_img Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Euro 2020, Italy vs Wales LIVE: Pessina breaks deadlock for Italy from set-piece; Follow Live Updates Football ATP Tour YourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredDefinitionTime Was Not Kind To These 28 CelebritiesDefinition|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past Factory|SponsoredSponsoredMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsored by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeE! OnlineCNN’s Christiane Amanpour Undergoes Surgery After Cancer DiagnosisE! OnlineCapital One ShoppingThis hack can uncover JOANN discounts you don’t know aboutCapital One ShoppingPhotoStickHow To Back Up All Your Old Photos In SecondsPhotoStickCaribbean Premier League 2020 LIVE: St Kitts & Nevis Patriots vs Barbados Tridents Team PredictionCaribbean Premier League 2020 LIVE Match DetailsMatch: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon WarriorsDate: 26 August 2020Time: 3:00 AM ISTWhich TV channels will broadcast and live streaming CPL 2020 in India? In India, Star Sports reserves the official broadcasting rights for CPL 2020. They will broadcast the CPL feed exclusively on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD. Meanwhile, Indian viewers can also catch the exclusive action of this year’s CPL on FanCodeFanCode will provide a comprehensive digital experience to CPL fans through an array of features such as live streaming with interactive data overlays, real-time highlights, interactive live scores with multimedia commentary, and even provide India’s first customised commentary for fantasy sports users.CPL 2020 LIVE: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors full squadsJamaica Tallawahs:Rovman Powell (C), Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas, Chadwick Walton, Tabraiz Shamsi, Glenn Phillips, Sandeep Lamichhane, Carlos Brathwaite, Asif Ali, Fidel Edwards, Preston McSween, Andre McCarthy, Nicholas Kirton, Jeavor Royal, Nkrumah Bonner, Veerasammy Permaul and Ryan Persaud.Guyana Amazon Warriors:Kevin Sinclair, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Keemo Paul, Sherfane Rutherford, Romario Shepherd, Chandrapaul Hemraj, Odean Smith, Anthony Bramble, Qais Ahmad, Naveen-ul-Haq, Imran Tahir, Ross Taylor, Chris Green, Ashmead Nedd and theirJasdeep Singh. TAGSCPL 2020CPL LiveCPL Match 11FanCodeJamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors LiveMatch PredictionTeam PredictionTeam Squads SHARE By Kunal Dhyani – August 25, 2020 ATP Tour Sport News Esports Viking Classic Birmingham 2021 Final: Ons Jabeur beats Daria Kasatkina to clinch title RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR PSL 2021 Playoffs Live: How to watch PSL 2021 Playoffs LIVE streaming in your country, India Caribbean Premier LeagueCPL 2020SportSport News Football Previous articleSLL vs RYCC ECS T10-Cyprus 2020 LIVE: Dream 11 Sri Lankan Lions Limassol vs Riyann CC Dream11 Team Prediction, Team Squads, Match PredictionNext articleCPL 2020 LIVE: St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders Live on Fancode, Team Prediction, Team Squads, Match Prediction – CPL Match 13 Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. Facebook Twitter CPL 2020 LIVE: Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Live on Fancode, Team Prediction, Team Squads, Match Prediction – CPL Match 12 Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand, Hima Das among top athletes seeking direct Olympic qualification during IGP 4 Sport News Euro 2020, Switzerland vs Turkey LIVE: Shaqiri doubles Switzerland’s lead after Seferovic opener; Follow Live Updates CPL 2020 LIVE between Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Team Prediction.Here some cricket fantasy tips to make your own team for Caribbean Premier League 2020 LIVE Latest Sports News Sport News Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore PUBG Mobile – Krafton IPO: PUBG Mobile promoters Krafton ready to break all records, aims 5 billion IPO Football Bett1Open 2021 Final: Liudmila Samsonova beats Belinda Bencic to clinch title Halle Open 2021 Final: Ugo Humbert defeats Andrey Rublev to become champion Queens Club Final: Matteo Berrettini beats Cameron Norrie in final to win titlelast_img read more

Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) HY2011 Interim Report

first_imgStanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2011 interim results for the half year.For more information about Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Stanbic IBTC Bank (IBTC.ng)  2011 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileStanbic IBTC Plc is a financial services company in Nigeria offering banking products and services for the retail, corporate, investment and wealth management sectors. The Personal and Corporate Banking division provides a full-service offering ranging from transactional accounts to residential accommodation loans, vehicle and equipment finance and instalment finance. The Corporate and Investment Banking division offers products and services for foreign exchange, fixed income and equity trading as well as transactional banking, corporate and property lending and custodial and trade finance services. The Wealth Management division provides services for investment management, pension management, portfolio management, unit trust/fund management and trusteeship services. Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc undertakes venture capital projects and private equity investments; acts as an executor and trustee of wills and trusts; and provides agency, insurance brokerage and stockbroking services. Founded in 1989, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited. Its company head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Stanbic IBTC Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCE.ng) 2014 Presentation

first_imgDangote Cement Plc (DANGCE.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Building & Associated sector has released it’s 2014 presentation For more information about Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCE.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCE.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Dangote Cement Plc (DANGCE.ng)  2014 presentation Company ProfileDangote Cement Plc manufactures, packages and distributes cement and related products for the limestone mining, coal production and property investment sectors in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. The company has operations in Nigeria, Benin and Ghana, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia and exports internationally. Dangote Cement Plc operates the largest cement plant in sub-Saharan Africa, the Obajana Cement Plant. Cement bagged and distributed by Dangote Cement Plc is required of the limestone mining, coal production and property investment sectors. Formerly known as Obajana Cement Plc, the company changed its name to Dangote Cement Plc in 2010. The company is a subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Dangote Cement Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) 2016 Abridged Report

first_imgMega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2016 abridged results.For more information about Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mega African Capital Limited (MAC.gh)  2016 abridged results.Company ProfileMega African Capital Limited (MAC) is an investment holding company with interests in the development, purchase, sale and rental of real estate and investment in equities and fixed income investments. The company targets high net-worth investments looking for opportunities to invest in Africa which will yield high returns. MAC is geared to provide medium- to long-term capital growth through investments in listed and unlisted companies in Africa. The company has investments in Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania. MAC is owned by OAK Partners, a private investment institution based in Accra, Ghana. Mega African Capital Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU.ug) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgBritish American Tobacco Uganda (BATU.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU.ug)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileBritish American Tobacco Uganda Limited (BAT Uganda) grows and processes tobacco in Uganda and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products to the local market and for export. Brands sold by BAT Uganda include Dunhill, Rex, Sportsman and Safari. Tobacco is grown in 13 districts in Uganda through a network of tobacco farmers. The raw tobacco is transported to the BAT Uganda green leaf threshing plant in Kampala where it is processed and packed for local and export cigarette consumption. BAT Uganda also exports tobacco leaves to cigarette manufacturers in Europe, Asia and other African countries. BAT Uganda is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco Investments Limited. British American Tobacco Uganda is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Defending champion Reds blown away by the Sharks in Brisbane

first_imgSunday Jul 22, 2012 Defending champion Reds blown away by the Sharks in Brisbane The Sharks lived up to their reputation of being a strong travelling side as they beat the Reds 30-17 in Brisbane to set up a Super Rugby semi final clash with the Stormers in Cape Town next weekend. The Final will be a New Zealand vs South Africa affair. The Sharks played an expansive game and reaped rewards as they got off to a 17-0 lead following great tries from JP Pietersen and Paul Jordaan. Scrumhalf Charl Macleod then scored an intercept try early in the second half.The Reds did their best to get back into the game but injury disruptions and some incredible defence from the visitors meant that the home side were knocked out of the competition. Will Genia said after the game that he felt a strange call from the TMO and referee left them without a certain try, which could have perhaps been a turning point in the game. As it was, the visitors were the better side on the night, and can look forward to a South African derby semi final.“It was an epic game of rugby and the tempo was right there from the off,” said captain Keegan Daniel of the win at a venue where the Reds had been victorious in 21 of 23 previous occasions. The Reds were the top Australian side so had the home qualifier, which means the Sharks’ travel schedule has become quite significant. They flew from South Africa to Australia, now will fly back home and if they beat the Stormers, will then need to fly back to New Zealand for the final.“I’m so proud of my guys to win away from home like that,” said coach John Plumtree. “It was always going to be a big effort, the Reds are an outstanding side. We knew they would come to this game with a great deal of belief and with a big crowd behind them.”ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

BAMER-led organisations invited to pitch for grants at Dragons Den event

first_imgBAMER-led organisations invited to pitch for grants at Dragons Den event DM me or contact [email protected] for the form to apply – deadline is noon on Monday 31st August!— Martha Awojobi (@MarthaAwojobi) August 26, 2020 BAME led orgs – here is your chance to win a grant of £5000! ??Apply to pitch at @Money4YOUth Dragon’s Den event on the 18th September for the chance to win up to £5,000! Advertisement Melanie May | 28 August 2020 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. BAMER-led organisations have until noon on Monday to apply to pitch at this year’s AVOCADO+ Dragons Den event, with grants of up to £5,000 available to be won.Money4You, Race on the Agenda, and Black Fundraisers UK are holding the 8th annual AVOCADO+ Dragons Den on 18 September.This year, the evening event will be held online, with up to ten Black, Asian, multi-ethnic and refugee-led charities and social enterprises pitching to the audience and grant making organisations such as Trust For London, Tudor Trust, City Bridge Trust, BBC Children in Need, and CommUNITY Barnet for a chance to win a grant for their project.After the pitches, five winners will be selected and will receive grants.  325 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Organisations have until midday on 31 August to apply to take part, with application forms available from [email protected] or by joining BAMER HUB, the online platform that provides members exclusive access to content to strengthen and grow their non-profit organisations such as funding opportunities, support sessions, workshops, tools and resources for business continuity, resilience, networking and income generation. BAMER-led organisations can join for free.At the evening event, there will also be keynote speaker, a raffle, and an opportunity for information sharing and networking with influencers, grant makers, corporate organisations and senior charity representatives. People are also invited to join the audience and tickets to the event are available through this link.The evening will also see the graduation of the AVOCADO+ Accelerator Programme Class of 2020 and the launch of the new academic year of the programme, which is designed to improve the sustainability, fundraising capabilities and leadership of BAMER charities and social enterprises, and trains participants in leadership, governance, finance, and income diversification.  324 total views,  2 views todaylast_img read more

Renewed calls for charities to be exempt from Insurance Premium Tax ahead of budget

first_imgRenewed calls for charities to be exempt from Insurance Premium Tax ahead of budget Melanie May | 26 February 2021 | News “Against a backdrop of increasing demand and reduced capacity to deliver services, the elongated nature of this crisis means that any additional tax burden on charities will mean their ability to help those most in need will be in jeopardy.“With renewed pressure on the Chancellor to increase so-called ‘stealth taxes’ to help raise revenue, Charity Finance Group is calling for charities to be exempt from Insurance Premium Tax, and at a minimum for no further increases.“We are also calling on the Chancellor to deliver a renewed package of dedicated support measures for charity and social change organisations, so that we can meet the immediate challenges presented by COVID-19, Build Back Better and level-up our communities.” Tagged with: Budget tax  233 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Ahead of next week’s Budget, Ecclesiastical Insurance and the Charity Finance Group (CFG) are once again calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to make charities exempt from paying Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).IPT is a tax on general insurance premiums, such as home, car and travel insurance, however it also impacts charities, especially those who own property and have significant operational costs.Ecclesiastical, which insures more than 45,000 charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK, and CFG have lobbied the government for a number of years to call for charities to be exempt from paying IPT.Last year Ecclesiastical carried out research involving a survey of 250 charities and roundtable discussions to establish the greatest challenges facing charities in light of Covid-19 and ongoing political instability.It found two thirds (72%) concerned about funding as a result of the pandemic and a third (32%) worried about existing beyond the crisis.Angus Roy, charity director at Ecclesiastical, said:“We are again urging the Government to very carefully the negative impact that IPT is having on the work that charities do and grant them an exemption from this tax.“Charities have become used to dealing with challenges, but this year has given us a perfect storm of a loss of funding through fundraising activities and an increase in need – which has left many charities at crisis point.“The charity sector has constantly stepped up to support those most in need and has worked tirelessly in our communities throughout the pandemic. The money saved by not paying IPT would free up vital funding and help contribute to increasing their impact.“At the same time we urge the government to do more to support the charity sector – and that is why Ecclesiastical is lending its backing to the budget submission the CFG has made, in conjunction with the Charity Tax Group, to the government calling for more support for the sector.”Richard Sagar, policy manager at Charity Finance Group, added: Advertisement About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

Irish Government calls on the NI executive to fully committ to the A5

first_imgNews 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – April 17, 2013 Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Twitter Previous articleFF leader pays tribute following death of Cllr Tadhg CulbertNext articleMc Conalogue says government refuses to guarantee future of small schools News Highland center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Irish Government calls on the NI executive to fully committ to the A5 Google+ The Irish Government says it remains fully committed to the development of the A5 and says pressure must now  be placed now on the Northern Ireland Executive to ensure it goes ahead.The Regional Development Minister in the North, Danny Kennedy said this week he will not appeal a judges’s quashing of the decision to go ahead with the new A5 dual carriageway project.Minister Kennedy also said he would now engage with the Northern Ireland Executive to see how finances may be redeployed.But today Donegal Government Deputy Joe McHugh says the Northern Executive must now state its commitment to the A5 upgrade becoming a reality:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/joemcrawA5.mp3[/podcast] Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more