We look forward to working with Afonso
and his team in driving this forward," said James Fisher Chief Executive Nick Henry.
Producer Andrew and cameraman Ross Marshall went on board the Afonso
Cerqueira after she had been towed into position 400 metres offshore and 24 hours before the operation to sink her.
Carolann Byrne and Afonso
Luyeye, far right, celebrate the opening of the Old Swan shop
"As usual at this time of the year, it was a late night but Afonso
brings us something different in that he is a goalscorer who does much of his best work inside the box.
, veterinary medical officer Patti Miller, and their colleagues in SEPRL's Exotic and Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research Unit have developed an NDV vaccine-evaluation procedure that could help settle this discrepancy.
After finishing a lacklustre fifth in a Leopardstown Listed heat last October, Afonso
De Sousa was recruited by the Middleham Park Racing team and sent to David O'Meara in the hope he could achieve the same sort of renaissance the likes of Custom Cut have enjoyed under his care.
Pitched into the Winter Derby Trial on his first outing for the yard, Afonso
De Sousa perhaps just needed the run as he finished a four-length sixth behind Grendisar, with his run being checked inside the final furlong too.
DE SOUSA should prove tough to beat in the Group 3 Diamond Stakes in Dundalk tonight.
'It'll save them putting dirt through the house,' said Afonso
"The main performers are all from different backgrounds and all have their own stories to tell," says Clifford Afonso
, one of the four.