first_imgCllr Marie Therese GallagherPublic information meetings will be held on March 24 in Dungloe and Glenties on the new sewerage scheme for the towns.Cllr Marie Therese Gallagher has welcomed this confirmation and has asked that as many locals as possible attend the meetings to familiarise themselves with the plans for the sewage schemes.“It is almost a year ago I got an agreement at Donegal county Council to have these information events. Both these schemes have been in the pipeline for a long number of years and to see them progress to construction is great for both towns. I would encourage as many locals as possible to attend these events.” The Dungloe meeting will be at 10am and Glenties meeting will be at 2pm. PUBLIC TO FINALLY SEE PLANS FOR SEWERAGE SCHEME FOR DUNGLOE AND GLENTIES was last modified: March 14th, 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:dungloeGlentiessewerage schemeslast_img read more

first_imgHong Kong – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineSotheby’s Hong Kong landmark sale of treasures direct from the legendary Château Lafite concluded this evening with a staggering total of HK$65.5 million / US$8.4 million, tripling the pre-sale high estimate of HK$20 million / US$2.5 million. The sale was 100% sold by value and by lot, adding to the success of Sotheby’s Hong Kong in maintaining the tenth consecutive 100%-sold wine auction in Asia in the last 18 months, the only auction house to achieve this record.Buying from Asia was extremely strong in this sale with very competitive bidding. The parcel of three bottles of Lafite 1869 fetched a stunning total of HK$5,445,000 / US$698,076.The sale featured 284 lots of fabulous Lafite, as well as the other châteaux owned by Domaines Baron de Rothschild, all with direct-from-the-cellar perfect provenance. Prior to being shipped to Hong Kong, none of these wines have left the cellars in which they were placed immediately after being made.Baron Eric de Rothschild, owner of Château Lafite, said: “I am delighted that this unique auction brought Lafite to so many true connoisseurs and wine lovers. Our aim was to open our cellar doors to the friends of Château Lafite in Asia so that they could enjoy fabulous vintages in the best possible condition. We are very happy that Sotheby’s took Lafite to new heights with this sale and we toast all those followers of Lafite who appreciate the passion with which we make it.”Serena Sutcliffe M.W., Head of Sotheby’s International Wine Department said: “It was an honour to bring to auction this glorious, and unrepeatable, collection of Château Lafite, direct from their cellars in Bordeaux. The great success of this sale further enhances Lafite’s formidable reputation in Asia, which recognizes the enormous skill it takes to make a wine of this longevity and quality. Wine history was made today.”Highlights of the Sale: • Lot 188, 189, 190 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1869 (1 bottle) Price: HK$1,815,000 / US$232,692 (Estimate: HK$40,000-65,000 / US$5,000-8,000)• Lot 186 and 187 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1870 (1 bottle) Price: HK$1,331,000 / US$170,641 (Estimate: HK$80,000-160,000 / US$10,000-20,000)• Lot 167 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1959 (1 jeroboam-5L) Price: HK$1,331,000 / US$170,641 (Estimate: HK$240,000-400,000 / US$30,000-50,000)• Lot 183 and 184 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1899 (1 bottle) Price: HK$1,210,000 / US$155,128 (Estimate: HK$40,000-65,000 / US$5,000-8,000)• Lot 133 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1982 (1 imperial – 6L) Price: HK$1,149,500 / US$147,372 (Estimate: HK$200,000-420,000 / US$25,000-55,000)• Lot 129 to 130 Château Lafite – Rothschild 1982 (12 bottles) Price: HK$1,028,500 / US$131,859 (Estimate: HK$280,000-500,000 / US$35,000-65,000)last_img read more