Tipp’s Sam Bennett hopes for surge at Giro

first_imgPhoto © Bora-Hansgrohe Carrick on Suir’s Sam Bennett and his fellow sprinters will be hoping to show their strengths on today’s 12th stage of the Giro d’ItaliaThe 229 kilometre stage is likely to end in a high speed battle between the fast men in Regio Emilia.The Bora Hansgrohe rider has already notched up two 3rd place finishes in this the 100th staging of the Giro.last_img

Breaking: Election averted as Tanaiste resigns

first_imgTÁNAISTE Frances Fitzgerald has resigned.The Fine Gael politician said she was resigning “by my own volition” and so as to prevent the country being forced into a snap general election.Ms Fitzgerald announced her resignation at 11.15am. Showing very little emotion, she insisted she was not asked to hand in her resignation.She also cited Brexit and other challenges facing the country as reasons behind her decision.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he accepted the resignation but said he did not believe it was the “right thing”.Jobs Minister Fitzgerald has been under intense pressure since the release of fresh emails last night. It’s understood Ms Fitzgerald indicated a willingness to stand aside rather than push the country to a General Election at today’s Cabinet meeting.Breaking: Election averted as Tanaiste resigns was last modified: November 29th, 2017 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) Tags:electionresignTanaistelast_img read more