KN Circet to continue as Finn Harps sponsors for 2020 season

first_imgFINN Harps have been handed a timely boost with confirmation that KN Circet will remain as the club’s main sponsors for 2020.KN took over as Harps’ main sponsor two years ago, signing a two-year agreement with the Ballybofey club.KN Circet recently announced that it is creating 600 new jobs in Ireland, following the company’s launch of its half a million euro training academy in Rathcoole. “We are very pleased to continue our relationship with Finn Harps into 2020,” KN Circet deputy CEO Donagh Kelly said. “We have been inspired by the club battling to Premier Division safety, the passion of Harps fans and the hard work of the club’s many volunteers”KN Circet are leading providers to the telecommunications, transport infrastructure and power sectors in Ireland, UK and internationally. KN Circet is the result of a 2018 merger between the KN Group, founded by Frosses native Kelly. Circet, a French company, bough KN for €150m in 2018. “Everyone at Finn Park will be working hard to vindicate their support once again in 2020,” Finn Harps Commercial Officer Aidan Campbell said.“We are very grateful to Donagh and all the staff at KN for their continued support for senior football in Donegal. “Since KN came on board two years ago we have enjoyed a promotion season followed by this year’s great battle to retain Premier Division status.” KN Circet to continue as Finn Harps sponsors for 2020 season was last modified: November 15th, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare 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:2019 League of Ireland Premier DivisionAidan CampbellBallybofeyDonagh Kellyfinn harpsFROSSESKN CircetKN Grouplast_img read more

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TOTAL SOCCER: DONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE RESULTS, FIXTURES AND TABLES

first_imgDONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE RESULTSOld Orchard Inn Saturday Division OneFintown Harps AFC 2 v 1 Mulroy Celtic Gweedore Celtic Reserves 2 v 3 Erne WanderersRamelton Mariners 4 v 1 Glenea United ReservesGlencar Inn Saturday Division TwoDeele Harps 4 v 0 Milford United Reserves Donegal Town Reserves 5 v 0 Downtown UnitedGweedore United Reserves 2 v 3 Cranford United ReservesBrian Mc Cormick Sports Premier DivisionGweedore Celtic 0 v 0 Castlefin CelticLagan Harps A v A Rathmullan Celtic Watson Hire Division OneBallybofey United P v P Arranmore United K.O. 1p.m.Curragh Athletic 10 v 2 Raphoe TownCT Ball Division Two Drumbar United 2 v 0 Letterbarrow CelticDunlewy Celtic 3 v 2 Kerrykeel ’71 F.C.Whitestrand United 2 v 1 Convoy ArsenalUlster Junior CupBonagee United 1 v 3 Drumkill RoversMilford United 3 v 0 Drumoghill F.C.FAI Junior CupAileach F.C. 1 v 2 Cappry RoversKillylough F.C. 2 v 3 Glenea UnitedKilmacrennan Celtic 2 v 5 Keadue RoversDONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE FIXTURESSATURDAY 1-12-2012 K.O. 2 p.m.Old Orchard Inn Saturday Division OneErne Wanderers v Fintown Harps AFCGlencar Celtic v Castlefin Celtic ReservesGlenea United Reserves v Gweedore Celtic ReservesMulroy Celtic v Ramelton MarinersGlencar Inn Saturday Division TwoCranford United Reserves v Keadue Rovers ReservesDowntown United v Tullyvinney RoversSUNDAY 2-12-2012 K.O. 2 p.m. (Unless Stated)Brian Mc Cormick Sports Premier DivisionCastlefin Celtic v Lagan HarpsSt. Catherines v Glenea UnitedWatson Hire Division OneBallybofey United v Keadue RoversCappry Rovers v Eany CelticRaphoe Town v Cranford UnitedCT Ball Division TwoBonagee United v Kerrykeel ’71 FCGlenree United v Gweedore UnitedLetterbarrow Celtic v Convoy ArsenalWhitestrand United v Drumbar UnitedUlster Junior Cup K.O. 1.30 p.m. (Unless Stated)Ballyhaise Celtic v Bonagee UnitedDunree United v Curragh AthleticGlaslough Villa v Kilmacrennan CelticGreencastle FC v Gweedore CelticKillylough FC v Rathmullan CelticLeague table for Brian McCormick Sports Premier LeagueTeamPlayedWonLostDrawnGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DiffPointsDunkineely Celtic FC74212315813Glenea United5401103713Lifford Celtic FC532010469Kilmacrennan Celtic FC43108629Lagan Harps FC62229908Milford United FC522111747Gweedore Celtic6231511-67St Catherines FC7241916-77Rathmullan Celtic42206426Castlefin Celtic7061622-161League table for Watson Hire Division OneTeamPlayedWonLostDrawnGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DiffPointsEany Celtic FC7610147718Donegal Town FC8521158716Curragh Athletic FC74032852315Cranford FC74211812613Cappry Rovers6312147711Keadue Rovers FC6222161068Ballybofey United FC6132712-55Drumoghill FC7142617-115Raphoe Town8161837-294Arranmore United8170819-113League table for CT Ball Division TwoTeamPlayedWonLostDrawnGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DiffPointsDunlewey Celtic75111811716Whitestrand United FC7520179815Bonagee United FC75201714315Glenree United FC74122012814Gweedore United FC64202171412Kerrykeel 71 FC532012669Letterbarrow Celtic FC7250619-136Convoy Arsenal FC71511120-94Drumbar FC71511019-94Copany Rovers FC80531227-153League table for Old Orchard Inn Division OneTeamPlayedWonLostDrawnGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DiffPointsErne Wanderers FC65012071316Fintown Harps AFC75202011915Ramelton Mariners FC7412179814Mulroy Celtic632198110Glenea United7232810-28Glencar Celtic72321118-78Kilmacrennan Celtic FC7124812-47Castlefin Celtic71511116-54Gweedore Celtic6051518-131League table for Glencar Inn Division TwoTeamPlayedWonLostDrawnGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DiffPointsDeele Harps FC88003262624Donegal Town FC Reserves852125141116Glenree United FC74211411313Keadue Rovers FC73311813510Milford United FC8341927-1810Downtown United FC62221011-18Gweedore United FC82601220-86Cranford FC Reserves7142816-85Tullyvinney Rovers7160919-103TOTAL SOCCER: DONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE RESULTS, FIXTURES AND TABLES was last modified: November 25th, 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)Tags:FIXTURES AND TABLESTOTAL SOCCER: DONEGAL JUNIOR LEAGUE RESULTSlast_img read more

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FORMER MAYOR: ‘WE NEED FULL PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL CRISIS’

first_imgA scene from the flooded hospital last summer donegaldaily.comA FORMER Mayor has called for a full public inquiry into the ‘crisis’ at Letterkenny General Hospital.Independent Cllr Frank McBrearty Jnr has asked Health Minister James Reilly to examine “all issues’ at the hospital which was overwhelmed with patients this week.The daughter of a cancer patient spoke out after she had to wait 14 hours on a trolley; whilst the wife of another patient spoke of her experience of being something like a horror movie. All those PRAISED staff for putting up with the conditions, battling on against all the odds.In this article for Donegal Daily today Cllr McBrearty said everyone supports the staff at the hospital.But he says it would be wrong not to challenge the cutbacks and investigate the flood at the hospital and what has happened since.Here’s his article: By Cllr Frank McBreartyI would first like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and sincere thanks to all the staff and volunteers who have helped save LGH from the brink of sinking into the abyss.I have been silent on this crisis to date, but I’ve been watching what has unfolded with interest until now. I feel it is my duty to ensure that as a member of the HSE Western Forum and as a public representative that the tax payer has value for money and that there is accountability for the disaster that has happened to Letterkenny General Hospital. I am amazed to hear some of the waffle coming from our national politicians and a small number of local politicians on the disaster and crisis that has hit our county.The contributions made by some politicians have not fooled the public, nor have they solved any of the problems with the hospital services which have been severely damaged by this disaster. Shortly after the crisis began Solicitor Seamus Gunn of McCloughan, Gunn & Co. Solicitors gave his opinion on Highland Radio as to what should happen.His opinion was that the Government should establish a Public Inquiry. When a full independent judicial public inquiry is established the people of Donegal need to demand a proper set of terms of reference that will leave no stone unturned. This will ensure that people will be held to account, and more importantly it will teach us the lessons which will stop this type of disaster ever happening again. Many unanswered questions need to be addressed, and one of the questions being asked is this: Was the procurement and tendering guidelines, which are set in legislation, adhered to ensure that the hospital adheres to HIQUA standards? It is my opinion that where millions of taxpayer’s money is being spent it is imperative that accountability and safeguards are in place to ensure that correct procurement procedures are followed.We must not forget the trojan work done before this disaster by community groups who fought and insisted for many years that LGH would prevail and deliver services that other parts of the country had for many years previously.Many questions are being asked, but sadly they are not being answered.A that needs to be asked and answered is WHY did this happen and who is ultimately responsible? We have a building right across the road known as the old St Conal’s Hospital and I am asking would the millions presently being spent on private rental facilities not have been much better spent on upgrading this old fantastic building which would be a major asset to the county into the future and after services have been transferred back to the general hospital in two years’ time?I believe in the region of over 40 million euro will be needed to bring the hospital back to the standards we had prior to this disaster. Accountability is the word that comes to mind.We hear all the time political waffle about accountability and value for money, but what we don’t see or hear is progress and lessons being learned.I’m calling on all the unions and the people of the County to organise a protest Rally in Letterkenny in order to highlight the crisis that our hospital faces into the future. We must ensure that the level of services which were there before this disaster are maintained and that those services are improved on each year into the future.Finally, and once again, I want to commend all the staff at LGH for their dedication, hard work and commitment to the hospital in very difficult circumstances during this continued crisis. They are an example and credit to the people of this county. We must protect our hospital, the sick, the elderly and the most vulnerable in our society. We must protect the medical staff who work there and given them the resources – and yes – the extra nurses and doctors which are needed.If we don’t stand up for our hospital, no-one else will,Signed Cllr Frank McBrearty JnrFORMER MAYOR: ‘WE NEED FULL PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO LETTERKENNY HOSPITAL CRISIS’ was last modified: January 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:Cllr Frank McBreartycrisisdonegalLetterkenny General HospitalMayorlast_img read more

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€137,000 granted to replace flood-hit Red Cross ambulances

first_imgThe Red Cross in Donegal has been granted to €137,000 from the Government for the replacement of ambulances lost in the Inishowen flood, Minister Joe McHugh has announced.Ambulances used by Red Cross volunteers Muff had been badly damaged during the flooding disaster of August 22nd. The funding will allow for the replacement and fitting out of the vehicles.Donegal TD McHugh secured the funding allocation today following discussions with Cabinet colleague and Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring. “I am delighted to announce that after a further meeting with Minister Ring today that funding of €137,000 is being provided to the Red Cross in Donegal,” said Minister McHugh.“As a result of the flood in August the Red Cross headquarters in Muff was badly damaged with the loss of equipment and vehicles.“I visited the premises the night after the floods and there was understandable devastation amongst those who had worked so hard to obtain all that equipment over many years.“This funding will support the replacement of two ambulances which were destroyed in the flood and allow the fantastic Red Cross volunteers to continue their selfless work for our community. The money will also help with the fitting out of both new vehicles.” Minister Ring added: “Volunteers are the backbone of our communities and I am very happy to be in a position to help the Red Cross in Muff with this funding today.“I know Minister McHugh was keen to secure funding for a group of people who have given so much to the Donegal community over the years. I know the Inishowen flood in August caused so much damage to their headquarters and I am happy that this funding will help to replace the ambulances lost in that terrible disaster for that peninsula and allow them to continue their wonderful work into the future.”€137,000 granted to replace flood-hit Red Cross ambulances was last modified: December 12th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:Inishowen Floodingirish red crossMinister Joe McHughlast_img read more

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Former Warrior Harrison Barnes is headed back west — not Oakland, but close

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile deviceOne of the cool aspects of Golden State’s recent run of success is how warmly former Warriors are treated when they return to Oracle Arena.Recent example: JaVale McGee, now in the employ of the Lakers, was cheered heartily as he was presented the championship ring he earned last season.Count Harrison Barnes in that club. Barnes was selected by the Warriors with the seventh pick in the 2012 draft. In four seasons …last_img

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‘The poor should not seek loans’

first_img10 August 2005Human rights organisation Black Sash wants the government to remove a section of the proposed National Credit Act that makes it possible for consumers to get a loan without any credit assessment deleted, saying it will expose the poor to abuse by unscrupulous lenders.Speaking during a public hearing on the National Credit Bill in Cape Town last week, Black Sash advocacy coordinator Nceba Mafongosi told Parliament’s portfolio committee on trade and industry that the NGO was opposed to the emergency loan clause in the bill.“It is the Black Sash’s opinion that people who are victims of unanticipated life events should not turn to micro lenders for help,” Mafongosi said.The emergency loan clause covers details of a loan sought by a consumer to finance death, illness or loss caused by natural disasters. According to the clause, the lender can overlook certain issues pertaining to the applicant’s credit unworthiness, such as high debt level and low income.However, the Black Sash says a majority of the poor who experience these forms of hardship don’t have the money to service any loan, and should not seek loans from micro lenders.“A loan at an uncapped interest rate of which the industry standard is 360% per annum should not be the safety net into which such a person falls,” Mafongosi said.“The state’s social security system is and should remain obliged to provide relief for people who have experienced an unanticipated life event.”South Africa’s credit market, which is characterised by high interest rates and illegal debt collection methods, has prompted the drafting of the National Credit Bill.The Bill, introduced in Parliament by the Department of Trade and Industry in June, seeks to address problems of over-indebtedness, reckless lending and consumer exploitation.Source: BuaNewslast_img read more

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Over 2 lakh firearms deposited in Madhya Pradesh police stations

first_imgAhead of the single-phase Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, nearly 2 lakh firearms have been deposited at police stations across the State. So far, over 1,000 illegal firearms have been seized. “Since the model code of conduct has come into effect, 1,294 illegal firearms have been confiscated and 1.90 lakh firearms have been deposited at police stations,” Chief Electoral Officer V.L. Kanta Rao said on Monday.Issuing of licence for arms is prohibited during the period commencing with the date of announcement of elections. This ban continues to be operative till the completion of the election as notified by the Election Commission of India. During the period, issuing new arms licence can only be done after detailed consultation with the respective screening committees. Sensitive boothsAccording to the Election Commission, as many as 15,000 booths with 65,341 polling stations across the 230 Assembly constituencies in the State have been declared ‘sensitive’.For peaceful, free and fair polls, prohibitory action has been taken against 37,034 people in the State, an officer added.Similarly, in order to maintain law and order in the State, 13,557 non-bailable warrants have been issued from October 6 to 21, 2018, the officer said.Similarly, a total of 5,463 cases of misuse of vehicles have been registered, he added.Under property defacement, 11.94 lakh cases have been registered and action taken in 11.59 lakh cases. Under government property defacement, action has been taken in 9.33 lakh cases. Under private property defacement, action has been taken in 2.26 lakh cases against 2.43 lakh cases, said the official.last_img read more

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British Council Unveils 70 Words of Indian Origin

first_imgAs part of its 70th anniversary celebrations, the British Council has unveiled 70 words of Indian origin specially selected from the Oxford English Dictionary underlining the proximity and understanding between the two nations.Read it at Telangana Today Related Itemslast_img

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San Beda racks up 3rd straight, clips Letran

first_imgQuarters: 15-15, 27-34, 55-50, 81-74. Balanza notched a career-high of 20 points, three rebounds, and two assists in the losing effort for Letran (1-3).Bong Quinto added 19 markers and 15 boards, while Rey Nambatac had 18 points and five rebounds, but committed seven turnovers in the defeat.The Scores:SAN BEDA 81 – Bolick 22, Mocon 17, Soberano 16, Noah 8, Adamos 5, Potts 3, Doliguez 3, Abuda 3, Tankoua 2, Carino 2, Oftana 0, Presbitero 0, Tongco 0, Bahio 0, Cabanag 0.LETRAN 74 – Balanza 20, Quinto 19, Nambatac 18, Calvo 14, Taladua 2, Ambohot 1, Balagasay 0, Pamulaklakin 0, Bernabe 0, Gedaria 0, Vacaro 0, Mandreza 0, Caralipio 0.ADVERTISEMENT Jerrick Balanza kept the Knights in the game and trimmed the lead to as low as one, 62-61, midway in the period, but Bolick and Mocon drained the insurance buckets as San Beda held off its fierce rival.“We started strong, but in the first few minutes of the ball game, credit to Letran because they came back and they even led by 10 points. I did just challenge the guys in the locker room to stick with our system, stick with our game plan, and play as a team,” said coach Boyet Fernandez.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsMocon just missed out on a triple-double with 17 markers, 10 boards, and eight assists, while AC Soberano shot 4-of-10 from three to wound up with 16.San Beda rose up to solo second place with a 4-1 slate. View comments Robert Bolick. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netSan Beda recovered its bearings in the second half as it outlasted Letran, 81-74 for its third straight win in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Robert Bolick carried the load for the Red Lions with 22 points, five rebounds, and five assists, but it was the duo of Javee Mocon and AC Soberano which helped the Red Lions recover from an early 10-point hole as the two poured 19 of the team’s 28 huge third quarter points to grab the 55-50 advantage.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ I’m staying at Real, says Ronaldo Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH 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 Games Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweet Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes LATEST STORIES Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plantlast_img read more

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US Open: Pliskova Sprints into Round 3, Dimitrov Advances as Coric Withdraws

first_imgNew York: Karolina Pliskova, the 2016 US Open runner-up, became the first woman to qualify for the third round on a rain-hit Wednesday after making quick work of Georgian qualifier Mariam Bolkvadze.Third seed Pliskova smacked nine aces in a 6-1, 6-4 victory in 66 minutes to maintain her push to regain the world number one ranking. The 27-year-old needs to reach at least the quarter-finals in New York to stand a chance of usurping reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka at the top.Croatian 12th seed Borna Coric pulled out of his scheduled second-round tie against Grigor Dimitrov at the US Open on Wednesday due to a lower back injury.The walkover sends former world number three Dimitrov through to face the winner of Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas or Polish lucky loser Kamil Majchrzak for a place in the last 16.Coric defeated Russian Evgeny Donskoy 7-6 (9/7), 6-3, 6-0 in his opening match and was attempting to make round three in New York for a third straight year.Dimitrov’s best runs at Flushing Meadows came when he reached the fourth round in 2014 and 2016.NISHIKORI ADVANCESJapanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori advanced to the US Open third round on Wednesday following a gritty 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 win over American Bradley Klahn.The first man into Round 3. ☝️🇯🇵 @keinishikori defeats Bradley Klahn 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. #USOpen pic.twitter.com/Pt3Kh1dlEs— ATP Tour (@ATP_Tour) August 28, 2019Steady rain restricted play to the two main show courts to start the day at Flushing Meadows, where Nishikori, the 2014 runner-up, needed five match points to eventually oust 108th-ranked Klahn.Nishikori has reached the quarter-finals at each of the Grand Slams so far this year. Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. borna coricGrigor Dimitrovkarolina pliskovatennis First Published: August 28, 2019, 11:21 PM ISTlast_img read more

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