Orientation held for Region 3 work study students

first_imgAs secondary school students complete their Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations, many are now entering the work study phase, where they will be welcomed by public and private entities to be introduced to the world of work.On Friday, over 100 students in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) assembled at the West Demerara Secondary School for an official orientation exercise. As customary, work study is conducted in two phases, facilitating students between June and August to give them a five-week simulation in a work setting.Students are required to report for work in their school’s uniform and are given a stipend at the end of their stint.A recently implemented mechanism also saw these persons receiving a certificate from the Regional Education Office, which can be used for job applications as a reference for work experience.District Education Officer, Devendra Persaud explained that these students will be placed at various institutions within the region.Some are assigned to agencies that are linked to their career preference, but this is not always the case since there are limited spaces to fill at each agency.“The objective of this work study exercise is to expose students to the world of work, where they will be taking you through the process of career awareness, career exploration and other life skills and experiences,” he said to the students.Meanwhile, Coordinator, Caroline Daniels asserted that this year marks the 44th year since Guyana commenced work study for CSEC students.“The work study programme was established in 1975, operating on a model adapted from the Cuban enterprise…2001 formed the genesis of work study being organised to work in two phases. This has become an annual event, whereby students who have recently completed the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examination are given an opportunity to partake in work-related activities for a period of five weeks.”Some students expressed their elatedness to commence this new venture as they await their results. This orientation exercise was also carried out in other regions across the country.A total of 12,269 candidates were registered for the 2018 examinations as compared to 12,684 registered for 2017.Subject entries were 69,194. An analysis of the 2018 results revealed that the overall pass rate at the General and Technical proficiencies for Grades One to Three was 69.1 per cent. The overall pass rate has improved from 2017 where a pass rate of 63.68 per cent was attained.Improved performance was evident in 16 subjects, constant in 7 subjects and declined in 12 subjects. Outstanding performances were noted in 7 subjects where 90 per cent and over gained acceptable Grades (Grades 1-3).Some subjects with outstanding performances were Agricultural Science (Double Award) with 96.14 per cent, Information Technology with 97.5 per cent, Religious Education with 96.69 per cent, Physical Education and Sports with 99.92 per cent and Industrial Technology – Mechanical with 98.57 per cent.last_img read more

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RUGBY STARS GET DONEGAL WELCOME AT LETTERKENNY RFC

first_imgRORY AND PADDY AT LKRFCIRELAND’S rugby legends were in Co Donegal today – getting a warm welcome from players, staff and fans at Letterkenny Rugby Club.Above is Rory MacGinty playing at U12s in LKRFC from Gaelscoil Adhamhnain and the famous Paddy Johns Current Dungannon Head Coach and below is Finbar Rafferty from The Glebe Sports Partnership talking to Paddy Johns about the successful joint venture between the Letterkenny Gaels and the Letterkenny Rugby Club.Paul Wallace said they as visitors were so impressed with the joint venture that they want to come back next year to see the finished premises. Paul Wallace and Boyd Robinson also agreed to work together in the Coastal Cancer Challenge 2013 to raise funds for Cancer Charity. Paul would like to enter a team from C.R.O.S.S in aid of Cancer Research at St James Hospital.The stopover at the Glebe was attended by many well wishers including the Mayor of Letterkenny Dessie Larkin and Mayor of Donegal Frank McBrearty as well as the President of the Rugby Club Martin Moylan. RUGBY STARS GET DONEGAL WELCOME AT LETTERKENNY RFC was last modified: September 7th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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)last_img read more

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ALMOST 300 TAKE PART IN COLAISTE AILIGH 5K – WHERE DID YOU COME?

first_imgA beautiful April evening saw almost 300 runners and walkers complete the Colaiste Ailigh 5k around Letterkenny.Ivan Toner, winner of the Colaiste Ailigh 5K.The eventual winner was the flying barrister Ivan Toner, from Letterkenny AC, in a very impressive time of 15.36 followed by Gavin Crawford from the 24/7 Triathlon Club in 16.17.Well done to all who took part. The following is a list of names and finishing times for those who took part.Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 335 15.36 Ivan Toner SM Letterkenny A C2 329 16.17 Gavin Crawford SM 24/7 Triathlon 3 244 16.25 Donal Farren Boys Letterkenny A C4 402 16.28 Odran McKane Boys City Of Derry5 470 17.37 Martin Dooley SM Individual6 403 17.53 Mark Murray SM NW Triathlon7 252 17.56 Sinead Peoples SW Letterkenny A C 8 330 17.59 Ben George M40 Letterkenny A C9 721 18.00 Sean McFadden SM Letterkenny A C10 239 18.04 Ryan Jordan Boys Individual11 478 18.05 Joe English M50 Letterkenny A C 12 495 18.15 Shauna McGeehin SW Letterkenny A C13 211 18.27 Paul Cosgrove M40 Letterkenny A C14 723 18.33 Dan Friel SM Individual15 305 18.38 Joseph McDaid SM Letterkenny A C16 237 18.44 Paul McMonagle SM Letterkenny A C17 355 18.47 Damien McGoohan SM 24/7 Triathlon18 236 18.47 Ciaran O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C19 288 19.07 Paul Murray SM Finn Valley A C20 345 19.10 Patrick Ryan Boys Individual21 804 19.15 Garvan Mulligan SM Individual22 332 19.17 Barry Mackay M50 Letterkenny A C23 375 19.17 John McFadden SM Individual24 241 19.25 Johnny Paterson SM Individual25 265 19.37 Diarmuid O Cathail Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh26 334 19.38 Jane McGinley SW Letterkenny A C27 372 19.39 John McCarron M40 24/7 Triathlon28 494 19.40 Daniel OhEochaidh M60 Tír Chonaill A C29 350 19.40 Blaine Mulligan SM Colaiste Ailigh21 April 2015 Page 1 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club30 251 19.41 Paul Lee M40 Letterkenny A C31 322 19.50 Darren Wasson SM Individual32 190 19.54 James Whoriskey SM Individual33 331 19.59 Phil Boyle SM Letterkenny A C34 469 19.59 Mark Canning SM Individual35 327 19.59 Liam Tinney SM 24/7 Triathlon36 328 20.00 Paul Doherty SM 24/7 Triathlon37 404 20.13 Diarmuid McKane Boys NW Triathlon38 426 20.14 Manus Peoples M50 Individual39 298 20.20 Pauric McGinley SM Individual40 467 20.32 Maeve Callagan SW Letterkenny A C41 925 20.36 Jason Regan SM Individual42 281 20.40 Terence Diver M40 Individual43 279 20.42 Conor McLaughlin SM Individual44 209 20.43 Chris Ashmore M40 Run for Fun LK45 977 20.48 PJ McMenamin SM Individual46 493 20.49 Liam Marley M40 Cranford A C47 428 20.52 Steven Cunningham SM Individual48 326 20.53 Liam Ferry SM Individual49 292 20.57 Eoin Sheehy SM Milford A C50 471 20.58 Serena McDaid SW Letterkenny A C51 199 20.58 Kathy Ward Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh52 337 21.02 Christian Scally Boys Colaiste Ailigh53 213 21.04 John Hughes M50 Individual54 341 21.04 Donal Higgins Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh55 348 21.05 Kevin Toner M60 Letterkenny A C56 254 21.06 Peadar Devenney Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh57 278 21.10 Martin Jordan SM Individual58 235 21.13 Anthony Farren M40 Letterkenny A C59 306 21.14 Brian O’Donnell M40 Individual60 340 21.15 Fionn O Cleirigh Boys Colaiste Ailigh61 346 21.17 James McLaughlin M50 Individual21 April 2015 Page 2 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club62 734 21.26 Mark Travers M40 Individual63 496 21.26 Cliodhna Dunne SW Letterkenny A C64 349 21.30 Gerard Mullin M40 Letterkenny A C65 316 21.42 Conor McFadden Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh66 217 21.45 Jesseka Gallagher Girls/Cailin Letterkenny A C67 720 21.45 Irene McFadden SW Letterkenny A C68 280 21.47 Noel McCormack M40 Individual69 333 21.56 Angus Hunter SM LK Cycle Club70 233 21.58 Shannon McLaughlin Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh71 169 21.59 Adrian Marsh SM Newtowncunningham72 296 22.04 Deirdre Diver SW Letterkenny A C73 408 22.05 Conor Logue Boys Colaiste Ailigh74 913 22.16 Emmett O’Donnell SM Individual75 716 22.22 Aoife Nash SW Letterkenny A C76 260 22.29 Richard Raymond M60 Letterkenny A C77 472 22.30 Maggie Shiels W40 Letterkenny A C78 323 22.31 Andrew McCollum SM Individual79 409 22.34 Jimmy McBride M60 Individual80 242 22.41 John Craig M40 Lifford A C81 743 22.46 Nancy McNamee W50 Individual82 304 22.49 Margaret Rose McFadden W40 Individual83 304 22.49 Patrick Gillespie SM Individual84 911 22.50 John Doherty SM Letterkenny A C85 339 22.51 Ronan McGaoithin Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh86 321 22.52 Pat Brady SM 24/7 Triathlon87 257 22.54 Colin Boyle M40 Individual88 343 22.56 Marian Kerr SW Letterkenny A C89 261 23.00 Brian Duffy M40 Individual90 320 23.18 Gary Price SM Individual91 351 23.22 Conor Hanson Boys Colaiste Ailigh92 354 23.23 Claire mcIntyre SW Individual93 258 23.40 Anthony Boyle Boys/Buach Individual21 April 2015 Page 3 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club94 489 23.41 Gavin McCarron Boys/Buach Individual95 912 23.45 Eoghan Gleeson SM Individual96 250 23.49 Sean McNul Boys Colaiste Ailigh97 259 24.05 Sean Boyle Boys/Buach Individual98 212 24.13 Kevin Fisher SM Individual99 184 24.28 Alicia Quigley SW Finn Valley A C100 344 24.28 Ryan Moors Boys/Buach Individual101 715 24.30 Carina Murray SW Individual102 712 24.38 Myra Geoghagan W40 Run for Fun LK103 373 24.43 Finbar Rafferty M50 Individual104 255 24.45 Laoise Ni Riain Girls/Cailin Letterkenny A C105 276 24.48 Isobel Gardiner W40 Run for Fun LK106 185 24.49 Ann Marie Roche SW Run for Fun LK107 302 24.59 PJ Sweeney M50 Finn Valley A C108 256 25.02 Casey Ni Bhareid Girls/Cailin Individual109 362 25.12 Patrick Kelly Boys Individual110 170 25.13 Caoimhin Marsh Boys/Buach Newtowncunningham111 367 25.13 Matthew McGee Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh112 724 25.18 Hayley Ni Fhearraigh SW Individual113 284 25.19 Katherine Hopkins Girls/Cailin Letterkenny A C114 719 25.20 Charlie Joe McGinley M40 LK Cycle Club115 347 25.27 Rosemary Russell W40 Individual116 976 25.28 Lisa Gallagher W40 Individual117 324 25.29 Amanda McGrath W40 Letterkenny A C118 231 25.30 Adam Cannon Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh119 172 25.33 Stella McCole SW Individual120 379 25.34 Denise Anderson Girls/Cailin Individual121 431 25.35 Dillon O’Donnell Boys Individual122 491 25.36 Joe McDaid M40 Individual123 820 25.36 Paul Sweeney M40 Inishowen A C124 371 25.39 Edel Conway Girls/Caliní Individual125 386 25.45 Colm Gallagher Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh21 April 2015 Page 4 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club126 399 25.53 Odhran Ryan Boys/Buach Individual127 427 25.54 Paul Shields M50 Individual128 210 26.09 Ronan Hanson M50 Individual129 497 26.19 Mary Higgins W40 Individual130 317 26.20 Jean mcGlinchey SW Individual131 224 26.21 Enya Ni Roideachain Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh132 262 26.24 Maebh Rafferty Girls/Caliní Letterkenny A C133 336 26.28 Karl Curran M50 Individual134 282 26.46 Anthony Cauldwell M40 Individual135 500 26.47 Goretti Sheridan W40 Individual136 253 26.56 Fiona Temple SW Individual137 247 27.05 Tadhg O Braonain Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh138 290 27.13 Grace Harkin Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh139 291 27.14 Brenda O’Neill SW Individual140 248 27.14 Somhairle O Braonain Boys Colaiste Ailigh141 476 27.18 Annie McClintock SW Individual142 194 27.19 Emily Nic Floinn Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh143 264 27.22 Meabh Ni Chathail Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh144 413 27.44 Matthew Duffy Boys Colaiste Ailigh145 338 27.46 Anthony Gildea M40 Individual146 294 28.04 Fionnan Murray Boys/Buach Individual147 168 28.10 Caoimhe Lagan SW Individual148 806 28.14 Paul Toal M40 Individual149 246 28.16 Eoghan Farren Boys/Buach Letterkenny A C150 245 28.20 Dara Dunne W40 Letterkenny A C151 722 28.23 Ruaidhri McFadden Boys/Buach Individual152 266 28.24 Caoimhin Cinseallach Boys Colaiste Ailigh153 297 28.29 Edel Sweeney SW Individual154 412 28.29 Peter Duffy M40 Individual155 249 28.34 Conor McNulty Boys Individual156 368 28.38 Liz Mulcahy SW Individual157 227 28.40 Ruairí McLochlainn Boys Colaiste Ailigh21 April 2015 Page 5 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club158 366 28.45 Amy Britton SW Individual159 295 28.49 Liam Haughey M50 Individual160 287 29.05 Olivia McDaid W40 Individual161 303 29.06 Eileen McLaughlin W50 Individual162 300 29.07 Dympna Gallagher SW Run for Fun LK163 713 29.09 Rita Conway W50 Individual164 714 29.09 Sophie Kelly W40 Individual165 293 29.13 Aoibheann Ni Mhuireadhaigh Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh166 238 29.25 Carol Herron SW Run for Fun LK167 498 29.25 Shauna Higgins Girls/Cailin Individual168 717 29.28 Chantelle Gibson Girls/Caliní Letterkenny A C169 196 29.37 Elle Hegarty Girls/Caliní Letterkenny A C170 405 29.49 Edel Neeley SW Finn Valley A C171 415 29.52 Lisa Doherty SW Finn Valley A C172 414 29.52 Edel Doherty SW Finn Valley A C173 283 30.19 Hannah Hopkins Girls/Cailin Letterkenny A C174 232 30.24 Shaun Marsh Boys/Buach Individual175 805 31.11 Kym McGrath Girls/Cailin Individual176 274 31.25 Michaela Muldowney SW Individual177 319 31.48 Andrea McGettigan SW Individual178 269 32.05 Maolaiosa Ni Thuthail Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh179 821 32.19 Rosaleen Bonner SW Run for Fun LK180 240 32.29 Jacqueline O’Mahony W50 Run for Fun LK181 718 32.29 Philip Browne SM Run for Fun LK182 392 32.38 Emma Logue Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh183 393 32.39 Caoimhe McFadden Girls/Cailin Individual184 230 32.54 Leah Watters Girls/Cailin Individual185 263 33.23 Deirbhile Ni Chathail Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh186 356 33.24 Valerie Conroy W40 Individual187 181 33.38 Aoibhe Ní Fhíoruisce Girls/Cailin Milford A C188 488 33.41 Orla McCarron Girls/Cailin Individual189 318 34.12 Noreen Sharkey W50 Individual21 April 2015 Page 6 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club190 406 34.15 Orla Blades Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh191 285 34.15 Siobhan Hopkins SW Individual192 234 34.22 Aileen McFadden Boys Colaiste Ailigh193 391 34.22 Anna Flanagan Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh194 492 34.29 Marjorie Russell SW Inishowen A C195 490 34.37 Louise McDaid SW Individual196 198 34.44 Amber Hegarty Girls/Caliní Inishowen A C197 487 34.45 Aoife McCarron Girls/Cailin Individual198 207 35.10 Bernice Gallagher SW Individual199 475 35.22 Liz McCarron SW Run for Fun LK200 474 35.24 Catherine Craig SW Run for Fun LK201 377 35.28 Ellen Convery Girls/Cailin Individual202 228 35.28 Aisling NicLochlainn Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh203 197 35.55 Caitriona McIntyre SW Colaiste Ailigh204 193 35.56 Caitríona McIntyre SW Colaiste Ailigh205 357 36.11 Laura Monagle Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh206 359 37.27 Roisin O’Donnell W40 Individual207 301 37.27 Roisin Ni Fhearraigh W50 Individual208 756 37.47 Brendan Sweeney Boys/Buach Individual209 226 37.49 Eunan Gallagher Boys/Buach Individual210 365 38.10 Hannah Nic Fionntai Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh211 425 38.11 Cait Nic Gairbheith Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh212 229 38.12 Meabh McMenamin Girls/Cailin Individual213 216 39.14 Ella Gallagher Girls/Cailin Letterkenny A C214 423 39.26 Karla Tinney SW Individual215 424 39.26 Holly Tinney SW Individual216 206 40.15 Josie Gallagher M60 Individual217 387 40.15 Paddy Bond SW Finn Valley A C218 429 40.17 Bridie Devenney SW Individual219 430 40.23 Eileen O’Donnell SW Individual220 205 40.29 Elaina Gallagher SW Individual221 204 40.29 Geraldine Carr SW Individual21 April 2015 Page 7 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club222 277 41.35 Mary Carr W40 Individual223 485 41.37 Marty McCarron SW Individual224 486 41.56 Philomena McCarron SW Individual225 221 42.22 Naoibh McSharry Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh226 416 42.25 Catherine McGrenra SW Individual227 272 42.43 Ezgi Yilmaz SW Individual228 361 42.43 Catherine Kelly W40 Individual229 273 42.44 Kereem Yilmaz SM Individual230 374 42.47 Susan McKelvey W40 Individual231 271 43.23 Bernie Gallagher W50 Individual232 270 43.23 Alicia McFadden SW Individual233 395 43.40 Sheila Conway SW Individual234 267 44.15 Altan Ni Mhurchu Girls/Caliní Letterkenny A C235 222 44.19 Hannah McSharry Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh236 461 44.30 Michael McGinty SM Individual237 200 44.43 Blaithín Nic Aoidh Girls/Caliní Individual238 479 44.53 Kathleen Sweeney SW Finn Valley A C239 397 44.55 Katie Lawlor Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh240 214 44.55 Roisin Ni Bhrolachain Girls/Caliní Individual241 182 44.56 Briona Nic Fhionnghaile Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh242 376 44.57 Cecelia McColgan Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh243 407 44.59 Jennifer Heraghty Girls/Cailin Individual244 398 45.00 Maeve Ryan Girls/Caliní Colaiste Ailigh245 411 45.01 Rachel Kelly Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh246 215 45.03 Dympna Donaghey SW Individual247 422 45.09 Barry Tinney SM Individual248 358 45.13 Niamh Hannigan Girls/Caliní Individual249 208 45.21 Jessica Gallagher Girls/Caliní Individual250 396 45.24 Kate Byrne W50 Individual251 188 45.25 Shiela Sweeney W40 Individual252 463 45.40 Helena Kenny W40 Individual253 177 45.40 Kath McSharry SW Individual21 April 2015 Page 8 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club254 173 45.50 Deirdre McCormack SW Individual255 419 45.50 Aoife McGarvey Girls/Caliní Individual256 420 46.07 Oisin McGarvey Boys/Buach Colaiste Ailigh257 275 46.07 Mark Quigley SM Finn Valley A C258 499 46.36 Joanne Mullin W40 Individual259 418 46.38 Wendy McGarvey SW Individual260 417 46.44 Henry McGarvey SM Individual261 384 46.44 Fiona Duffy Girls/Cailin Individual262 383 46.48 Meabh Duffy Girls/Cailin Individual263 195 47.06 Affraic Ni Bhroithre Girls/Cailin Individual264 385 47.06 Shannon Carr Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh265 175 47.07 Angela McGinley W40 Individual266 378 47.08 Mary Daly W50 Inishowen A C267 477 47.09 Una Carthy SW Individual268 473 47.46 Patricia Merlehan SW Individual269 757 47.54 Roisin McCaughan SW Individual270 220 47.54 Mary Gibbons SW Individual271 202 47.54 Sandra Hegarty SW Individual272 203 48.15 Sharon McGlinchey SW Individual273 218 48.15 Aoibhe Steede Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh274 394 48.41 Tony Watters SM Individual275 223 49.09 Sally NiAnnagain Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh276 219 49.09 Caitríona Doherty Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh277 225 49.10 Chloe Doherty Girls/Cailin Colaiste Ailigh278 370 50.17 Emer Giblin W50 Individual279 369 50.17 Kay Doherty W50 Individual280 468 50.18 Kathleen Walker W50 Individual281 389 50.21 Sergea McDermott Boys/Buach Individual282 388 50.22 Nuala McDermott SW Individual283 432 50.23 Sandra Deerey SW Individual284 382 50.23 Helen Duffy SW Individual285 433 50.26 Lorraine McGuckian SW Inishowen A C21 April 2015 Page 9 of 10Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club286 380 50.47 Margaret McDaid SW Colaiste Ailigh287 381 50.48 Lena Steggmann SW Colaiste Ailigh288 154 50.48 Carmel Baker W40 Individual289 462 50.57 Mary Mulvaney W40 Individual290 352 51.10 Nigel Carr M35 Individual291 353 51.52 Jenni Carr SW IndividualTotal Runners: 29121 April 2015ALMOST 300 TAKE PART IN COLAISTE AILIGH 5K – WHERE DID YOU COME? was last modified: April 21st, 2015 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 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DDTV: WATCH OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE DONEGAL INTERNATIONAL RALLY 2015

first_imgDDTV: It’s just over ONE week now until the start of the highly anticipated 2015 Donegal International Rally.The Rally is one of the biggest economic boosts for Donegal during the entire year and is an event which continues to grow every single year. Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Donegal next weekend with B&B’s and Hotels already saying there’s been a huge increase in bookings from last year.Letterkenny as always is the town where most Rallying enthusiasts base camp over the course of the weekend.However, with stages dotted all around Donegal, many towns and villages feel the economic benefit a huge event like this brings to the county.In the video above Charlie Collins was at the official launch which took place last night and caught up with former winner of the Rally Gary Jennings. Simply click on the video above to listen to the interviews from the launch.Thanks to Shane Wallace at Donegal TV for the video.DDTV: WATCH OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF THE DONEGAL INTERNATIONAL RALLY 2015 was last modified: June 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:DDTVdonegal international rallynewsSportlast_img read more

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SOCCER: LAGAN HARPS U14’S DRAW WITH KILMACRENNAN CELTIC

first_imgLagan Harps FC News: Our u/14 girls drew 2-2 with Kilmacrennan Celtic. Scorers were Shannon Cunningham and Rihanna Devenney. Our u/8 and u/9 boys were in blitz action on Aileach’s pitch in Burnfoot. Congratulations to the Girls u/16 Donegal Gaynor cup team who won the plate competition in Limerick.Also congratulations to the Leterkenny u/12 squad who won the Ulster final in the Community games.We had a number of players involved. In our weekly lotto the numbers drawn were 9,12,13 and 19.Conor Mc Gee had three numbers and won €50. Next weeks jackpot is €6850.SOCCER: LAGAN HARPS U14’S DRAW WITH KILMACRENNAN CELTIC was last modified: June 27th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:Lagan Harps FCsoccerSportlast_img read more

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Softball Rallies To Beat Iowa State, 9-5

first_imgOn Wednesday, Drake travels to Omaha for a doubleheader with the Mavericks starting at 4 p.m. before returning to MVC play this weekend at Loyola for a three-game series with the Ramblers. The Loyola series will start on Saturday with a doubleheader beginning at noon and the series finale will be Sunday at noon. Print Friendly Version Also in the fifth, freshman Taryn Pena (Columbia, Ill.) had a two-run single and later with the bases loaded juniors Ashlie Chambers (Ankeny, Iowa) and Kaitlyn Finneran (Morrison, Ill.) were hit by a pitch and drew a walk, respectively, to score one run each before Alexander came up for a second time in the frame and drove in two runs with a single. Drake (20-11), who earned its 20th win of the season with Tuesdays victory, trailed 5-1 entering the fifth inning. Sophomore Tasha Alexander (Eddyville, Iowa) led off the inning with a solo home run, her fifth of the season, as the Bulldogs sent 12 batters to the plate and scored six more runs to chase Iowa State (15-18) starter Emma Hylen and reliever Savannah Sanders out of the game with the big inning. Full Schedule Roster Photo Gallery Live Stats Preview DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University softball team used a seven-run, fifth inning to rally past Iowa State, 9-5, on Tuesday night at Ron Buel Field. Alexander and freshman Kennedy Frank (Chesterfield, Mo.) led the offense with three hits each while Alexander drove in three runs and Frank scored twice. Pena drove in two runs. As a team, Drake pounded out 10 hits. Story Links Sophomore Kailee Smith (Murrieta, Calif.) collected her first win of the season in the circle. Smith relieved senior starter Mariah McKinnon (Oxford, Iowa) and allowed just two hits in four innings of work while striking out two as Smith improved to 1-1 overall. McKinnon allowed five runs (two earned) in three innings while walking two. Smith added to Drake’s lead in the sixth inning with an RBI-single. Junior Megan Sowa (Gurnee, Ill.) put the Bulldogs on the scoreboard in the third inning with a run-scoring single. Iowa State’s first four runs came in the opening inning and the fifth run came in the third inning. The team two teams are scheduled to play again April 26 in Ames, Iowa, at 4 p.m. at Omaha 4/6/2016 – 6:00 PM Next Game:last_img read more

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First strike: Sharks earn series-opening win over Golden Knights

first_img(CLICK HERE, if you unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.)SAN JOSE — Forget about the troubles they had near the end of the regular season. The Sharks got the start and the end result they wanted Wednesday night in a playoff-opening victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.Brent Burns, Evander Kane, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Tomas Hertl all recorded a goal and an assist and goalie Martin Jones made 24 saves as the Sharks topped the Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 1 of their first …last_img read more

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“Ile aux Nattes – Lighthouse” GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – November 1, 2010

first_imgView near “Ile aux Nattes – LIghthouse” GC22PJZThe geocache “Ile aux Nattes – Lighthouse” (GC22PJZ) is hidden in Madagascar.The main island is the fourth largest island in the world.  But this micro cache is hidden on a micro island off the coast of the main island.The island, Ile aux Nattes, has a footprint and a population that are so small there’s no scheduled ferry service.The cache owner, Urban Campers, suggest you hire locals from the nearest island to row you across.  They do mention that you could also swim the 300 meters between the islands.Once you’re on dry land, the coordinates in your GPS device will direct you to a weathered lighthouse.The micro is located somewhere around the buildingAccording to the cache owners, the micro cache is located near an adjacent abandoned building.  Although the difficulty one, terrain two geocache was placed in December of 2009, only one person has logged the cache.Will you be the next to log, “Ile aux Nattes – Lighthouse”?Continue your exploration with some of the most engaging geocaches from around the world.  Explore all the Geocaches of the Week on our blog or view the Bookmark List on Geocaching.com.Share with your Friends:More SharePrint RelatedMumbles Lighthouse Island GC2A4TB GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – May 7, 2012May 7, 2012In “Community”GeoTour Azores (GT6F)November 13, 2018In “GeoTours”A Guide to Geocaching in ThailandDecember 10, 2015In “News”last_img read more

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Is ‘Little Foot’ a human ancestor—or just a distant cousin?

first_imgThey call him “Little Foot” but he’s a big deal to human evolution researchers. From this putative human ancestor’s beautifully preserved head (shown above) to his fairly small feet, this australopithecine—a cousin to the famous 3.2-million-year-old “Lucy,” also a candidate for a human ancestor—is the most complete australopithecine skeleton ever found. But since he was discovered in South Africa’s Sterkfontein Caves in the early 1990s, researchers have argued bitterly about how old he is, with estimates ranging from 2.2 million to 4 million years old. Now, researchers using a state-of-the-art dating technique that employs isotopes of the elements aluminum and beryllium conclude that Little Foot died 3.67 million years ago, as they report online today in Nature. If correct, it could mean that Little Foot is an ancestor of the more than 3-million-year-old human line. The team also argues that Little Foot belongs to a new species, which it calls Australopithecus prometheus. But some skeptics are not buying such an early date, arguing that the team might be dating the wrong rocks (the skeleton itself can’t be dated because it is too old for radiocarbon and techniques for dating older fossils rely on dating the rocks and sediments in which they are found), and also that the aluminum-beryllium technique might not be suitable for South Africa’s limestone caves. Researchers also question whether Little Foot represents a new species or is just a spectacularly well-preserved specimen of Australopithecus africanus, a well-known australopithecine that lived in South Africa between 3 million and 2 million years ago and was probably an evolutionary sideline and not a human ancestor. Most are withholding judgment until a detailed anatomical analysis of the skeleton is published, which won’t appear any earlier than next year.last_img read more

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Donald Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

first_imgReview: Thank U, Next: Maroon 5′s Super Bowl halftime show was basic President Donald Trump walks with his wife first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump on the tarmac of Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to switch from Marine One to Air Force One that will take the first family for the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump claimed that “a lot of people” from the NFL have been calling and thanking him for signing legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system.Trump also said during an interview broadcast Sunday that he and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have set aside their differences over players kneeling during the national anthem.ADVERTISEMENT Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ LATEST STORIES Trump said in the interview that he expected the Patriots to win a sixth Lombardi Trophy — and they did, 13-3 — and visit the White House. The team is owned and coached by his friends, Bob Kraft and Bill Belichick, respectively.He credited “great chemistry” for the team’s success.Trump also complained in the interview about the New Orleans Saints’ loss to the Rams in January’s NFC title game.Game officials failed to call interference or roughness penalties when a Rams player delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit on a Saints receiver in the game’s crucial final minutes. The Rams won in overtime, advancing to meet the Patriots at the Super Bowl in Atlanta while the league acknowledged a blown “no-call.” A federal judge later rejected a legal challenge by two Saints ticketholders seeking a do-over playoff game.Trump blamed the outcome on a “bad call.”“It’s a shame that we couldn’t have seen that game finished out, because that was a beautiful pass. And it was a perfect pass. And he was not just interfered with, he was, he was really hit hard,” the president said. “So it’s a shame that that had to happen. Who really knows what would have happened in the end?”He said the Saints would have been in a good position to have won the conference title.“But it is what it is. It was a bad call. I don’t think anybody denies it was a bad call,” Trump said. “Maybe it was a terrible call.” Trump blames media, Democrats for impeachment during Kentucky rally PLAY LIST 00:58Trump blames media, Democrats for impeachment during Kentucky rally01:04Trump attends World Series baseball game in Washington DC01:48Trump awards Penske Presidential Medal02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Trump relentlessly criticized the practice as being disrespectful to the American flag and he faulted Goodell for not doing enough to stop it. Players saw kneeling during the “Star-Spangled Banner” as a prime opportunity to heighten public awareness of how minorities are treated by the criminal justice system.The president pivoted to the new criminal justice law when he was asked if he thought the players who knelt had a point, and whether he was sensitive to their concerns that most victims of police violence are black. Trump said the legislation was the product of years of effort dating to before he took office.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“And I got it done and I’ve been, you know, really, a lot of people in the NFL have been calling and thanking me for it,” Trump said in the interview broadcast during CBS’ Super Bowl pre-game show. “They have been calling and thanking, you know, that people have been trying to get that taken care of and it’s now signed into law.”The law gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders and will boost prisoner rehabilitation. PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump then segued to his stance on kneeling during the anthem, without addressing the original question.“I think that when you want to protest I think that’s great. But I don’t think you do it at the sake of our flag, at the sake of our national anthem. Absolutely,” he said.The White House did not respond to emailed requests for information on which NFL figures have reached out to the president.Asked whether he and Goodell had set aside their differences over kneeling, Trump said: “I think so … You have to respect our flag and our country. I want that as president. And I’d want that as a citizen and I have a very good relationship.”Trump viewed Sunday’s matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams from the comfort of his private golf club in West Palm Beach. Upon arrival, he and his wife, Melania, were treated to a mini-concert by the Florida Atlantic University Marching Band.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes View commentslast_img read more

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