ERC steps up efforts to ensure media houses ‘stay in line’

first_imgWith General and Regional Elections expected to be held soon, and considering the current political climate, the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) has already intensified its monitoring mechanisms to ensure that the various media entities across Guyana – television, radio, newspaper, and online news entities— behave in a responsible and ethical manner.President David Granger (centre) flanked by the 10 ERC membersIn a press release last evening, the ERC said that its monitoring mechanisms over the past few months have captured various instances, through publishing— facilitated and self-perpetuated— that are deemed “counterproductive to the process of promoting harmony and good relations across Guyana”.The ERC said it will therefore step up its efforts to “discourage persons and institutions from heightening tensions through incitement and from indulging in, advocating, or promoting discrimination or discriminatory practices on the ground of ethnicity”.The ERC also commended those entities that demonstrate “a profound sense of responsibility in their reporting and the many Guyanese who, through social media outlets, bring attention and call upon their fellow countrymen and women to desist from posting inciting and disparaging comments”.To this end, the Commission also wished to remind that under 139 D (1) of the Representation of the People’s Act, any person who makes or publishes or causes to be made or published any statement, or takes any action which results, or can result, in racial or ethnic violence or hatred among the people, shall be liable on conviction on indictment to a fine of one hundred thousand dollars together with imprisonment for two years.139 D (2) states that every person convicted of an offence under subsection (1) shall, in addition to any punishment under the said subsection, be incapable, during the period of five years from the date of the conviction, of being a member of the National Assembly or being a member of any local democratic organ or the holder of any constitutional or statutory office.“The Commission urges familiarity which it believes would lead to restraint within the context noted and shortly, related public service announcements will be placed in the media as pertinent reminders”, the statement added.Meanwhile, the ERC said it is in the process of engaging the media and political parties— both parliamentary and non-parliamentary— with the intention of working for national consensus to educate and discourage acts that are not in keeping with the fostering of national harmony.last_img read more

Prison fights stem from demand for contraband – Director

first_img…anger management training aims at reducing prisoner violenceAs the Guyana Prison Service continues to combat the smuggling of contraband in the penitentiaries, it reported the presence of these items has caused much uproar among prisoners, resulting in physical altercations.Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels made this disclosure on Wednesday, during a graduation exercise for inmates who have successfully completed an anger management training exercise.He noted that prisoners would seek assistance from their family members to deliver prepaid credit to cellphones. If they do not receive the benefits, this causes fights and other violent activities.“There is the issue of demand for contraband. There have been instances whereby persons who are in possession of illegal cellphones – a major problem which we have been facing for a number of years. Their families are caused to top-up those phones with credit and then when someone does not receive the required benefits for the credit their families would have placed in those phones, those situations too would result in fights,” said Samuels.In March, an early-morning raid at the New Amsterdam Prison by members of the Guyana Police Force and the Guyana Prison Service unearthed several contraband items.The items found include three cellphones, a Rambo knife, a shaving set, three improvised weapons, 11 phone chargers, four metal spoons, a quantity of wire, two nail clips, a pair of scissors, 25 cigarette lighters, two memory cards, one adapter, 13 construction nails, 27 razor blades and one gram of cannabis.TrainingThe Director of Prisons admitted on many occasions, prisoners are involved in altercations just before their stint is completed.For this, they are again sentenced. He reiterated that in the past, attacks would result in some persons being hospitalised for days. Wardens and other officers are sometimes subjected to these threats.The 12-week training provided tools to cope with behavioural issues which can be used as life lessons.Samuels stressed, “The Guyana Prison Service has placed much focus on the need for such training programmes. While some of those persons who are graduating will not be immediately reintegrated back into society, you will understand that this training will also serve to help those inmates to better cope with their period of imprisonment.”Officer-In-Charge at the Prison, Nicklon Elliot noted that because of such training initiatives, there has been a reduction in violent crimes in the lockups. While contraband is one of the causes of such altercations, it is not the only reason.“There would have been a reduction in prisoner violence at the location, and those persons who are part of the programme would have become mentors for the others at the location. The location is one that is dynamic in terms of its condition and that by itself would cause a lot of conflict among prisoners,” Elliot stated.While they are seeking to implement this programme on a larger scale, the availability of space is a constraint. Ever since the 2017 fire which destroyed a major section of the lockups, the remaining space was utilised for other purposes.“This training is all about bringing about behavioural change, which is something that is not only needed for prisoners, but something that is needed for many members of society,” he said.Last September, 32 inmates from the New Amsterdam Prison were recipients of certificates after completing a similar workshop by the Solutions Training Consultancy and Counselling Services (STCCS).last_img read more

Poly earns top spot in playoffs

first_imgLOS ALAMITOS – For the first time in years, the Poly High and Lynwood girls basketball teams will not meet in the championship game of the CIF Southern Section Division I-AA finals. When the pairings were released on Sunday afternoon, the Jackrabbits, ranked No. 1 in the section and No. 2 in the country by several publications, earned the No. 1 seed. “The way that the alignment was redone, Division I-AA is as tough as you can make it,” Poly coach Carl Buggs said. “You’ve got to bring it. If we get (to the semifinals), I will feel real good about it. I don’t jump ahead. We take it a game at a time.” The playoffs are tentatively scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Wild-card games are Thursday at the same time. The Knights, ranked in the top 10 in the USA Today western regional poll, earned the No. 4 seed and were placed in the same bracket and could face their rivals in the semifinals. Lynwood, which started out the season ranked No. 2 and played most of the season without All-American Lenita Sanford due to a minor surgery, lost several early tournament games that dropped them in the polls. Undefeated Brea Olinda and Troy, which only lost one game each, earned the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds, respectively. Division I-AA is loaded with teams like Bishop Amat (No. 5 seed), Santa Margarita (No. 6 seed), Ventura (No. 7 seed), Buena (No. 8 seed) and Wilson (No. 9 seed). “It was pretty much set up the way we predicted it,” Wilson coach Byron Ferguson said. “If we take care of business, we should have an opportunity to go where we want, which is the CIF final. Brea Olinda is a good team. Ventura is strong. Right now, we are peaking. We just have to play ball.” center_img Gahr, the No. 14 seed, could surprise people as it hosts Sonora. The Bruins host JSerra, and could see Ventura in the second round. Dominguez travels to Moorpark. Millikan, which rebounded after stumbling out of the blocks, will face host Santa Margarita. And Jordan will have its hands full on the road against Bishop Montgomery. In Division I-A, Glenn coach Linda Para wasn’t too happy with her team’s placement. After winning the Suburban League title, the Eagles will host El Toro in the first round. If they advance, Hart (No. 1 seed) awaits them in the second round. Artesia travels to face a strong JW North team, and Cerritos will play host to Palos Verde, while Mayfair is on the road at Huntington Beach. In Division IV-AA, St. Anthony travels to New Roads and St. Matthias hosts Capistrano Valley Christian. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Red-hot City chase League Cup glory

first_img0Shares0000Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling (R) scores their third goal past Tottenham Hotspur’s Jan Vertonghen © AFP / Oli SCARFFLONDON, United Kingdom, Dec 18 – With Manchester City romping away with the Premier League title race, this week’s League Cup quarter-final action offers Pep Guardiola’s side the chance to remain on course for a domestic treble.City head to Leicester hoping to reach only the second semi-final of Guardiola’s 18-month reign after losing in the FA Cup last four against Arsenal in April. The League Cup also provides hope of silverware for the teams trailing in City’s wake.Holders Manchester United travel to Bristol City to face the only team from outside the top flight still alive in the competition.Arsenal host London rivals West Ham, while Chelsea take on Bournemouth.– Guardiola learns Leicester lesson –Pep Guardiola’s first experience of Leicester’s frenetic style of play memorably prompted the Spaniard to declare he “didn’t coach tackles” after City were roughed up in a 4-2 defeat at the King Power Stadium 12 months ago.Leicester, three-time League Cup winners, last made the final in 2000, but their boss Claude Puel knows how to mastermind a run in the competition after leading Southampton to last season’s final © AFP/File / Oli SCARFFGuardiola has heeded the lesson of that chastening experience, assembling a City side now more than capable of slugging it out with opponents intent on trying to intimidate them.They proved that point with a 2-0 win at Leicester earlier this season and will be expected to repeat that victory if Guardiola fields a strong team in Tuesday’s Cup tie following a 4-1 rout of Tottenham on Saturday that made it 16 successive league victories.With the League Cup final scheduled for February 2018, the tournament gives Guardiola his earliest chance this season to get his hands on the first silverware of his City reign.Leicester, three-time League Cup winners, last made the final in 2000, but their boss Claude Puel knows how to mastermind a run in the competition after leading Southampton to last season’s final.– United face unfamiliar foe –Forced to play second fiddle to their hated neighbours this season, Manchester United need to amass as much silverware as possible outside the Premier League to stop City taking all the bragging rights.Jose Mourinho’s side lifted the League Cup last season and the next stop on their road back to Wembley will be an unfamiliar one as they head to Ashton Gate to face Bristol City for the first time since 1979 © AFP / Oli SCARFFJose Mourinho’s side, 2-1 winners at West Bromwich Albion in the league on Sunday, lifted the League Cup last season and the next stop on their road back to Wembley will be an unfamiliar one.For the first time since 1979, United travel to Ashton Gate to face a Bristol City side who haven’t beaten the Manchester giants for 39 years.City are on the up in the Championship, sitting in third place after beating Nottingham Forest for their fourth successive second-tier win on Saturday.A sell-out crowd awaits United in the west country and City assistant manager Dean Holden said: “Manchester United at home doesn’t happen too often does it?“It’s going to a fantastic night for the whole city of Bristol.”– Arsenal eye League Cup redemption –For a club with such an illustrious history, the League Cup has been barren territory for Arsenal, who have won the competition just twice and not since 1993.Arsenal, who last made the final in 2011, haven’t been helped by boss Arsene Wenger’s habit of using the League Cup as a proving ground for his club’s emerging youngsters © AFP / Glyn KIRKThe Gunners, who last made the final in 2011, haven’t been helped by boss Arsene Wenger’s habit of using the League Cup as a proving ground for his club’s emerging youngsters.West Ham’s visit to the Emirates Stadium is unlikely to be treated so lightly by Wenger, who knows trophies are essential to placate a fanbase frustrated by another failed challenge in the league.He might find room in the team for 20-year-old Ainsley Maitland-Niles after the midfielder’s impressive showing during Saturday’s 1-0 win over Newcastle.“That’s just the start of what’s to come for us,” Maitland-Niles said.– Chelsea want Cup consolation –Aware that City’s dominance makes a repeat of last season’s title triumph unlikely for Chelsea, Blues goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has called on his team to sweep up the rest of the silverware this season.That mission starts at home to Bournemouth and, speaking after Saturday’s 1-0 league win over Southampton, Courtois said: “It’s important to win in the League Cup, to go through to the semi-final.“The FA Cup will start in January. We have chances to win and go further.”Fixtures (10:45pm unless stated)Quarter-finalsTuesdayArsenal v West Ham, Leicester v Manchester CityWednesdayChelsea v Bournemouth, Bristol City v Manchester United (11pm)0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Genetic group wins Nobel

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREChargers go winless in AFC West with season-ending loss in Kansas CityThe widely used process has helped scientists use mice to study heart disease, diabetes, cancer, cystic fibrosis and other diseases. The prize is shared by Mario R. Capecchi, 70, of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City; Oliver Smithies, 82, a native of Britain now at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill; and Sir Martin J. Evans, 66, of Cardiff University in Wales. The Nobel is a particularly striking achievement for Capecchi. A native of Italy, he was separated from his mother at age 4 when she was taken to the Dachau concentration camp as a political prisoner during World War II. For four years, Capecchi lived on the street or in orphanages, “and most of the time hungry,” he recalled in a University of Utah publication in 1997. Malnutrition sent him to a hospital where his mother found him on his 9th birthday. Within two weeks they left for the United States, where he went to school for the first time, starting in third grade despite not knowing English. The three scientists were honored for a technique called gene targeting, which lets scientists deactivate or modify particular genes in mice. That in turn lets them study how those genes affect health and disease. HONORS: The prize in medicine goes to three scientists from the U.S. and Great Britain. By Karl Ritter and Matt Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Two American scientists and a Briton won the 2007 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for groundbreaking discoveries that led to a powerful technique for manipulating mouse genes. To use this technique, researchers introduce a genetic change into mouse embryonic stem cells. These cells are then injected into mouse embryos. The mice born from these embryos are bred with others to produce offspring with altered genes. The first mice with genes manipulated in this way were announced in 1989. More than 10,000 different genes in mice have been studied with the technique. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Budget boosts project plans

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LA MIRADA – City officials’ plans for financing a $24 million aquatic center and a $6 million sheriff’s station expansion are being buoyed by good news about revenue and spending. La Mirada’s revenue is up by about $2.2million, from a projected $35.6 million to $37.8 million for fiscal 2005-06. Meanwhile, city spending is expected to decrease by about $2 million, from a projected $38 million to $36 million, officials said this week. Councilman Hal Malkin said the news made him feel more comfortable about the council’s decision to move ahead on the two projects, as well the city’s sale of $26million in municipal bonds. “When see \ on paper, it says we can afford what we’re going to be undertaking,” Malkin said. Rather than dip into the city’s budget reserve of $30 million to pay for the two projects, officials have sold a $16 million city bond and a $10 million redevelopment bond to raise the money. The city bond is expected to cost about $1 million annually and will be paid for out of the general fund. “We get to keep our reserve for true emergencies,” Malkin said. The increasing revenue was attributed to rising property taxes, which are up by 10 percent over projections, and sales taxes, which were up by 8 percent. “The economy is turning around,” Malkin said. “The sales tax is starting to bump up. \ values are going up and sales are taking place.” City Manager Andrea Travis said the numbers are better in part because staff was conservative last spring in its projections for spending and revenue. The city’s strong financial position helped it in the selling of both bonds, Travis said. Its credit rating was bumped up from AA- to AA, and that gave the city a lower interest rate, saving it about $700,000 for the redevelopment bond issue, she said. Meanwhile, progress continues on the two projects. Already, four companies have submitted documents to pre-qualify to bid on the construction contracts for the aquatics center and station expansion. Travis predicted that environmental documents, plans for both projects and authorization to bid on the work will go to the City Council in April. In May, a contract should be awarded and construction should begin. Both projects are expected to take from 12 to 14 months to complete. The proposed $24 million aquatics center would include a family fun area with slides, play structures and a flow channel area, a 25-yard pool for swimming lessons, a 50-meter competition pool and a spa. The project would also include a 300-space parking lot. The aquatics center would be built on 11 acres within La Mirada County Regional Park. The $6 million sheriff’s station project includes a 2,765- square-foot expansion and a new parking lot. mike.sprague@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3022last_img read more

GAA NEWS: MILFORD GAA LAUNCH FANTASTIC NEW CLUB APP

first_imgMilford GAA News*New Club App Launched*The Club is delighted to announce we now have our own Club App. Download this FREE app to get all the latest Club news and info direct to your phone or tablet. You can pick and choose what info you get, whether it is all Club news to whether it is only U16 Ladies information to whether it is just to be kept updated on your childs U10 blitzes and training.The app will also notify you directly of all major news, results, fixtures and events that you might miss or forget seeing on the Club Facebook and Twitter pages. There is also a chat forums feature in which anyone can discuss Club activities, as well as links to our social media pages and website if you have never been on them. Managers can also use the app to stay in touch with their players, informing them of training schedules and matches directly, sending one notification instead of multiple text messages. The app provides all the latest news, lotto results, fixtures, results and latest scores right at your finger tips as well as a club shop from which you can also purchase the club lotto as well as the Club gear, especially handy for our former players and members around the world who still want to support the Club. And also coming after the AGM will be the ability to pay your Club membership through the handiness of the app and ensure you guarantee your 2015 All Ireland Final tickets (fingers crossed!) Those without a smartphone can also access the same information through the desktop version at https://milfordgaa.teamapp.com. To get the app follow these steps: 1. Download ‘Team App’ from the Apple or Google Play app store.2. Sign up for Team App. You will be sent an email to confirm your registration.3. Log into the app and search for ‘CLG BnaG’ 4.Choose your applicable access group(s).*Intermediate Reserve Championship Quarter Final*CLG BnaG v BuncranaConvoy, Monday @ 1.30pm (Ref: James Connors)Our Reserves continue their Championship odyssey on the Bank Holiday Monday when they take on Buncrana in Convoy. St Eunans man James Connors refs the game with Convoys Gerard McHugh Snr and Jnr as linesmen. All support for this game will be greatly appreciated. *G4M&O National Blitz*Our G4M&O team travelled to Naomh Mearnog, Portmarnock on Saturday past to take part in their second National Blitz. This year was the biggest ever with over 1500 players participating. The day began with a mass warm up conducted by Irelands Mr Motivator, then it was off to the more serious stuff, the games. They won all of their five matches with victories over Clonakilty (Cork), Kilbride (Roscommon), Curry (Sligo), Royal Gaels (Meath) and the hosts Naomh Mearnog. The Ladies recently played Kilbride in Croke Park in a half time exhibition game in which they were defeated so this victory was particularly sweet for them, (Yes, these games are supposed to be non-competitive!!). The day showcased all the things that the G4M&O has to offer: plenty of skill, commitment, camaraderie and loads of fun. On the way home they had an enjoyable bus journey with lots of great singers and comedians on board, they stopped in the Fiddlers Reef, Carrickmacross for food and refreshments and eventually back to the Beachcomber Bar where they were entertained by the one and only DJ Mo Kelly. To quote one of the Mammies, “don’t know when I laughed as much, complete headers”, this sums up everything about their day. The team would like to thank their bus driver Liam Mc Laughlin for his service and patience and a special thanks to Marti Barrett for all the hard work, commitment and dedication preparing them for the day. Squad: Agnes Ryan, Cheryl Ní Bháile, Sharon Graham, Noelle White, Megan Hunter, Tracy Peoples, Yvonne Mcglynn, Sinead Hagan, Aisling Dorrian, Neasa Mc Bride, Paula Cullen, Aoife Deeney, Sinead McFadden, Kelly Mc Kinley, Sharon Mc Vey-Peoples*U13s Win Shield Final*CLG BnaG 4-11 Cloughaneely 1-5 Our U13s finished their season on a high last night with a great win over Cloughaneely in the Shield Final. The boys produced their best all round team performance and playing with a strong breeze in the first half they ran up a 10 point lead in the first half. With strength on the bench for the second half they were never going to let the Falcarragh men back into the game. Great credit to the boys who trained hard all season and improved with every match. Special mentions to Eoin O’Donnell for his great defending last night, Shane Black who scored 1-6, and Reece Ufton and James O’Donnell who improved with every game this year. Well done also to their manager Nigel Black for all his hard work with the lads over the year.*Ulster GAA Student Bursary*We would recommend any of our student members to have a look at the Ulster GAA Student Bursary as a means to assist them in their studies. Deadline is 12 noon on Friday 24th October. ‘Ulster GAA welcomes applications from those students from our province regardless whether their attendance is at a college inside or outside of Ulster. Applicants must:– Be attending a full time course at a University or third level college.– Be eligible, under Comhairle Ardoideachasi Constitution and Bye Laws, to play in Higher Education GAA competitions.– Be in their second year of study, or above. i.e. ‘freshers’ are ineligible to apply.– Not in receipt of any other bursary/scholarship or Sports Academy scholarships, where they are in receipt of ‘in kind’ benefits.– Be actively involved in their Higher Education GAA clubApplications can be downloaded from www.ulster.gaa.ie or by contacting the Club directly*Lotto*This weeks lotto numbers were 1-6-8-21. No jackpot winner, 2 match 3 winners, win €35. Seamus Durkan and Michael Logue. Next weeks Jackpot is €1,600.*Lucozade Sport Kit Out Project*Lucozade Sport are back with another promotion this year which was very beneficial to us last year. However this year they are NOT looking for the bottle caps, instead they are looking for a promotional code that is found printed on the bottle underneath the wrapper. We would like to ask all our players and supporters to hold on to any Lucozade Sports bottles they come across and leave them in the designated bottle bin at the Clubhouse. Thanks again for the help collecting last year and we look forward to collecting even more this year!*Scor na nOg*It is that time of year were we ask all interested young singers/musicians/dancers etc to come forward as Scor na nOg will be coming up again in the next few weeks. Once again you can contact Cultural Officer Brendan Ward on 074-9152455 or 086-3409183 or email bandcward1@gmail.com*Training Schedules*Seniors/Reserves/U21s/Minors: Mon (8.30pm @ Crossfit LK), Tuesday & Thursday (7pm @ Pitch)Senior Ladies: (@ Pitch): Wednesday (7pm), Saturday (10am)Minors: (@ Pitch) Wednesday (4.30pm)G4M&O: (@ Pitch): Mondays (8pm)U16s: (@ Pitch): Mondays (6.30pm), Wednesdays (6.30pm)U14s: (@ Pitch): Tuesday (4.15pm), Friday (4.15pm)U12s: (@ Pitch) Thursdays (6pm)U12s (Mixed): (@ Pitch) Thursdays (6pm)Gaelic4Girls: (@ Pitch) Fridays (6pm)U10s: (@ Pitch): Fridays (7pm)U8s: (@ Pitch): Fridays (6pm)*Underage Coaching*Anyone interested in getting involved in the coaching of underage teams are asked to contact Shaun Paul Barrett on 086-6052169*2014 Membership*Club membership will be soon due for the 2014 year. Please be aware that Donegal tickets will only be sourced for paid up members of the Club. The rates remain unchanged from 2013:Family – €50Senior – €20U18 – €10Alternatively you can subscribe to the Club Lotto Database. For €17 a month you will receive:– Full Family membership– Entered into every weekly Lotto draw– Automatically in a Christmas Hamper Draw (For subscribers only)– 11 free weeks entry into the lottoFor more information contact Joe McNulty on 086-8547114*Lotto Database*Lotto database players are reminded that end of year payments are now due. Anyone wishing to join the lotto database in 2014 can download the standing order form from the Club website or contact Joe McNulty. The benefits of joining the database are:– Full family membership for 2014 included– Entered into every draw evey week– Automatically in Christmas hamper draw (One for database members only)– 11 weeks free entry to lotto draw*Child Protection & ASAP Policies*CLG BnaG Child Protection and Welfare Policy & Procedures and CLG BnaG Alcohol and Substance Abuse (ASAP) prevention Policy information sessions have been held for all members of the club executive and all those involved with underage teams. There will be further information sessions for underage members and their parents/guardians following the next registration in 2014. Please visit the ‘downloads’ section of our website (Milford.Donegal.gaa.ie) and view the policy for yourself. If anyone has any queries or concerns or comments please contact the club Children’s Officer Marian McNulty at 086/8506405 or marian.mcnulty@lyit.ie*Volunteers Needed for Sub-Committees*CLG BnaG is currently in the process of creating Sub-Committees to help implement and achieve the targets of a 5 year plan. If you feel you can contribute to the running of the Club in any small way, either in time or in ideas, please contact MilfordDonegalGAA@gmail.com, 0863400082 or send a PM. The Sub-Committees are as follows:FinanceUnderage Games DevelopmentAdult Games DevelopmentClub AdministrationClub FacilitiesPR, Communication & Culture*Lotto Sellers Required*The Club is seeking lotto sellers in the Milford, Ramelton and Rathmullan areas. If you are interested contact Joe McNulty on 086-8547114*Evolution Fitness*All paid up club members will now be able to avail of a €10 discount on 3 month membership. Normal 3 month membership is €80 but will be available to members for €70. If interested contact Jack Duddy at Evolution Fitness beside the mart in Milford*Contact Us*For all information and queries contact MilfordDonegalGAA@Gmail.com, follow us on Twitter on @CLGBnaG, and on Facebook on www.facebook.com/clgbaile.nangalloglach or see our website www.milford.donegal.gaa.ie/*Milford GAA Club Gear*Club gear is now available to order. Anyone who has ordered club gear but yet received it are to contact either Aidan or Barry.The range of club gear includes Hoodies, Tracksuits tops, Windcheaters, hats, navy polo shirts, white polo shirts, and t-shirts. There is some lovely gear available at very reasonable prices and photos are available to view on the club Facebook page. Orders can be placed with Agnes Ryan on 086-8194751.GAA NEWS: MILFORD GAA LAUNCH FANTASTIC NEW CLUB APP was last modified: October 21st, 2014 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:GAAMilfordNoticesSportlast_img read more

RESULTS FROM THE ‘WE CARE LK FOOD BANK’ 3K

first_imgTHE LK Food Bank inaugural 3k took place in Letterkenny this evening with Martin Devenney from the 24/7 Triathlon home first.All the results are below:“WE CARE” LK FOOD BANK 3K 2014  Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 52 10.46 Martin Devenney SM 24/7 Triathlon2 21 10.50 Mark Devin SM Individual3 46 10.58 Karol McGinley JM Individual 4 32 10.59 Paul Murray SM Individual5 58 11.18 Ryan Jordon SM Letterkenny A C6 41 11.43 Cathal Doherty M40 Individual7 11 11.47 Troy Hegarty SM Letterkenny A C8 9 11.52 Barry Mackey M50 Letterkenny A C 9 35 11.55 Mark Canning SM Individual10 10 12.05 Gerard Mc Connell SM Individual11 23 12.10 Naoise Enright M40 Letterkenny A C12 12 12.15 Pauric McGinley SM Letterkenny A C 13 8 12.39 Angus Hunter M45 Individual14 83 12.44 S Ferry SM Milford A C15 57 12.45 Martin Jordan SM Letterkenny A C16 53 12.49 Richard Raymond M60 Letterkenny A C17 69 12.50 Liam Doherty SM Individual18 63 12.51 Sean O’Donnell SM Lifford A C19 80 13.05 Anthony Robb SM Individual20 22 13.17 Ciaran Liddy SM Letterkenny A C21 28 13.30 Wesley Vance SM Individual22 59 14.50 Lorraine Duffy SW Individual23 60 14.51 Eugene Duffy SM Individual24 49 15.13 Clare Harkin SW Individual25 51 15.15 Rafee Alnajjar SM Individual26 37 15.16 Eileen Morning W40 Individual27 62 15.19 Cathy Harvey SW Individual28 61 15.24 Ciamhe Wherity SW Individual29 31 15.26 Ollie Harvey SM Letterkenny A C30 29 15.40 Tanya Carson SW Individual18 November Page 1 of 3 Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club31 78 15.41 Emma O’Kane SW Individual32 15 16.07 Stella McCole SW Individual33 3 16.20 Cathal Herron M50 Individual34 50 16.25 Hugh Friel SM Individual35 66 16.30 Maureen McBrearty SW Individual36 73 16.35 Owen Ward SM Individual37 36 16.37 Mary McBrearty SW Individual38 38 16.38 Jean McGlinchey W50 Individual39 34 16.51 Roisin Devine SW Individual40 55 17.00 Jamie Callaghan SM 24/7 Triathlon41 56 17.04 Rory Callaghan SM 24/7 Triathlon42 54 17.05 Gerard Callaghan SM 24/7 Triathlon43 16 17.15 Edel McDermott SW Individual44 48 17.25 Laura McGinley SW Individual45 77 17.25 Amanda Stevenson SW Individual46 43 17.25 Mary Gallagher SW Individual47 44 17.53 Margo McNally SW Individual48 24 18.25 Fidelma McBrearty SW Individual49 20 18.25 Mary Hegarty SW Individual50 33 18.37 Tanya Shiels SW Individual51 42 18.42 Bried McDaid SW Individual52 30 19.31 Noreen Sharkey W50 Individual53 6 19.56 Zoe Stevenson W40 Individual54 45 20.01 Pauline McGinley W40 Individual55 47 20.01 G Rodgers W40 Individual56 1 20.31 Maura Cassidy W50 Individual57 2 20.32 Kathy Nee W50 Individual58 79 20.34 Karen O’Kane SW Individual59 72 20.35 Martin McDonagh SM Individual60 81 24.49 Brian Murray SM Individual61 82 25.05 Josie Gallagher SM Individual62 17 25.05 Michael Mulhern M50 Individual63 64 25.56 Martin McGlynn SM Individual64 65 25.56 Anthony McGlynn SM Individual65 71 26.46 Tom Mongan SM Individual66 70 26.47 Ciaran Mongan SM Individual67 18 27.28 Pauric Gallen SM Individual68 85 27.33 Cathy Fogarty SW Individual69 84 27.33 Joy Moore SW Individual70 25 27.44 Celia O’Driscoll W50 Individual71 40 28.20 Catriona Doherty W40 Individual72 39 28.21 Maureen Doherty W40 Individual73 67 28.45 Vincent O’Brien SM Individual74 68 28.45 Patricia O’Brien SW Individual75 14 29.10 Deirdre McLaughlin SW Individual76 74 29.52 Margaret Breslin SW Individual77 75 31.18 Margaret McConnell SW Individual78 13 31.18 Carmel McLaughlin SW Individual79 76 31.41 Seamus McGlinchey SM Individual80 7 33.10 Angel Gannon SW Individual81 4 37.30 Bernie Herron W50 Individual82 5 37.30 Kate Deeney W50 IndividualTotal Runners: 8218 November Page 3 of 3 RESULTS FROM THE ‘WE CARE LK FOOD BANK’ 3K was last modified: November 18th, 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:3KFood BankResultsWe Carelast_img read more

DRUNK LETTERKENNY RESTAURATEUR DROVE CAR TO GARDA STATION

first_imgA restaurant owner drove into the car park of Letterkenny Garda station while drunk.Letterkenny Garda station.David Tullio, a father of two, was observed by Gardai pulling into the station at 6.19am on May 1st last year. Garda told a special sitting of Letterkenny District Court that Tullio, who owns the well-known La Fantasia restaurant, called into the public office of the Garda station.His speech was slurred and there was a strong smell of intoxicating liquor form him.Tullio, of 9 Thornberry, Letterkenny, was arrested and a breath test showed he had a reading of 70 milograms of breath per 100 milograms of alcohol.Solicitor for Tullio, Donagh Cleary asked Gardai if there was CCTV footage of the car park or the entrance to the Garda station.Garda witnesses said there was but it was not working at the time.Mr Cleary asked if Gardai had actually witnessed David Tullio getting out of the car and coming into the Garda station.He said that Gardai’s view of the car park may have been obscured because of venetian blinds within the Garda station.However, Judge Denis McLoughlin said he accepted the evidence and found Tullio guilty of drink driving.He find him €500 and disqualified him from driving for three years.DRUNK LETTERKENNY RESTAURATEUR DROVE CAR TO GARDA STATION was last modified: May 7th, 2014 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:arrestDavid Tulliodonegaldrunk drivingletterkennyLetterkenny Garda stationlast_img read more

Weird Weather: Video captures strange formation in clouds

first_imgA video captured by Kathleen McLaughlin shows a small twister forming between clouds.The video was taken at noon today, and seemed to be in the direction of Muff/Quigley’s Point.Kathleen was just over the border getting her car washed, when she saw the strange formation in the clouds. Video Playerhttps://www.donegaldaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/video-1475322915.mp400:0000:0000:12Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Weird Weather: Video captures strange formation in clouds was last modified: October 1st, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare 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