Finally, Martin Shkreli might have the chance to get funky!After buying the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album for $2 million back in December, the infamous pharmaceutical CEO recently tried to purchase Kanye West’s new album and keep it all for himself. While Yeezy denied Shkreli’s offer, another band has pitched him an offer he can’t refuse: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.The beloved Baltimore funk ensemble is en route to releasing their third LP, Pleasure, on April 1st. They recently shared their first single, “Live It Up,” but the band has some new plans for the album release. In an open letter penned to Shkreli, Pigeons have offered the unheard album for a sum of $2.5 million, and is even going as far as to throw in their van for the sale!Read the band’s letter to Shkreli, below:The band also tweeted at Shkreli directly, and are hoping more fans will do the same to get the news across: Good luck Pigeons!
Rolls-Royce’s MTU business has announced an agreement for it to be the exclusive supplier of diesel engines to Knoxville Locomotive Works. MTU Series 4000 and 2000 engines produced in Aiken, South Carolina, will be used on KLW’s SE Series four- and six-axle locomotive designs which were awarded EPA Tier 4 emissions certification last year. The companies are also developing a 4 400 hp Tier 4 locomotive.On February 28 Malaysian engineering group AWC announced an agreement to acquire a 60% stake in Trackwork & Supplies through a cash and shares deal valued at 43·5m ringgit.FreightCar America announced on February 26 that it had agreed to acquire Navista’s Shoals wagon manufacturing and repair assets in Cherokee, Alabama, making it the sole tenant of the site owned by Retirement Systems of Alabama. ‘This acquisition will allow us to now control our own destiny and benefit from the full economics of all future railcars built within the Shoals facility’, said President & CEO Jim Meyer. FreightCar will receive a one-time front payment to cover future operating costs, and net proceeds to FreightCar of $3m at closing.Pandrol opened a Centre of Engineering Excellence at Hudiksvall in Sweden on February 27. ‘We have a big engineering department and a workshop where prototypes can be built’, said Erika Berg Managing Director of Pandrol AB (formerly Rosenqvist Rail). Polish rolling stock manufacturer Newag has applied to Deutsche Bahn for approved supplier status. Russia’s competition authority has approved a deal for Transmashholding’s Sapfir to acquire the 49·4% of the voting shares in Tver Carriage Works which it does not already own.Kazakhstan Railways has approved a standard for identifying the manufacturer of rolling stock components which had been agreed at the 61st meeting of the Council for Rail Transport of the Commonwealth Member States in October 2014.
The fixtures for the new league of Ireland season have been unveiled this afternoon. Fri. 13 April Galway United v Wexford Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 20 April Shelbourne v Galway United Tolka Park 7.45 pmFri. 27 April Galway United v Cobh Ramblers Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 4 May Athlone Town v Galway United Athlone Town Stadium 7.45 pmMONDAY/TUESDAY, 7/8 MAY – EA SPORTS CUP QUARTER-FINALS Fri. 11 May Galway United v U.C.D. Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 18 May Cabinteely v Galway United Stradbrook 7.45 pmFri. 25 May Galway United v Drogheda United Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 2 June Longford Town v Galway United City Calling Stadium 7.30 pmFri. 8 June Galway United v Finn Harps Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 15 June Wexford v Galway United Ferrycarrig Park 8.00 pmMID-SEASON BREAK – SATURDAY 16 JUNE – THURSDAY 28 JUNE – NO FIXTURESFri. 29 June Galway United v Shelbourne Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 6 July Galway United v Athlone Town Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 14 July Cobh Ramblers v Galway United St. Colman’s Park 7.45 pmFri. 20 July U.C.D. v Galway United The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 27 July Galway United v Cabinteely Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August Drogheda United v Galway United United Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August Shelbourne v Cobh Ramblers Tolka Park 7.45 pmFri. 3 August U.C.D. v Cabinteely The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 3 August Finn Harps v Wexford Finn Park 8.00 pmSat. 4 August Longford Town v Athlone Town City Calling Stadium 7.30 pmMONDAY 5 AUGUST – EA SPORTS CUP SEMI-FINALSWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 12 AUGUST – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP FIRST ROUNDFri. 17 August Galway United v Longford Town Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 26 AUGUST – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP SECOND ROUNDFri. 31 August Finn Harps v Galway United Finn Park 8.00 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 9 SEPTEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP QUARTER-FINALSFri. 14 September Galway United v Wexford Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER – EA SPORTS CUP FINAL Sat. 22 September Shelbourne v Galway United Tolka Park 7.45 pmWEEKEND ENDING SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP SEMI-FINALSFIRST DIVISION PROMOTION/RELEGATION PLAY-OFF SERIESFri. 5 October 4th placed First Division club v 3rd placed First Division clubMon. 8 October 3rd placed First Division club v 4th placed First Division clubFri. 12 October Winner of 4th v 3rd Play-off v 2nd placed First Division clubFri. 19 October 2nd placed First Division club v Winner of 4th v 3rd Play-offPROMOTION/RELEGATION PLAY-OFF FINALMon. 29 October Winner of First Division Play-off series v 9th placed Premier Division clubFri. 2 November 9th placed Premier Division club v Winner of First Division Play-off series(Or Wed. 7 November if one or both of the Clubs qualify for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Final)SUNDAY 4 NOVEMBER – IRISH DAILY MAIL FAI CUP FINAL – AVIVA STADIUM Galway United will be at home for their first game of the season on Friday the 23rd of February when Athlone Town will visit Eamon Deacy Park followed by two away games to Cobh Ramblers and UCD. print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Fri. 30 March Galway United v Longford Town Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmMONDAY 2 APRIL – EA SPORTS CUP SECOND ROUND Fri. 6 April Finn Harps v Galway United Finn Park 8.00 pm United’s Fixtures in Full are….Fri. 23 February Galway United v Athlone Town Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmSat. 3 March Cobh Ramblers v Galway United St. Colman’s Park 7.45 pmMONDAY 5 MARCH – EA SPORTS CUP FIRST ROUND Fri. 9 March U.C.D. v Galway United The UCD Bowl 7.45 pmFri. 16 March Galway United v Cabinteely Eamonn Deacy Park 7.45 pmFri. 23 March Drogheda United v Galway United United Park 7.45 pm