GAA NEWS: HANLON AND FRIEL ON FIRE AS TIR CHONAILL GAELS PUT FULHAM IRISH TO THE SWORD

first_imgTir Chonaill Gaels:SeniorsThe seniors beat Fulham Irish in Ruislip on Saturday evening with a scoreline of 4-10 to 2-10, Brian Duddy rattled the onion bag twice to give the Gaels the advantage when the fat lady sung. JuniorsThe juniors welcomed Glen Rovers from Watford to Greenford on Sunday morning. They played out an entertaining draw in in glorious conditions with Liam O’Regan, Conor McCarthy and Brendan Rice continuing to make an impressive step up from the minor ranks.Next up is Shalloe Pearses in the league on Saturday evening at 5pm.LadiesPride of the club goes to the ladies who have qualified for the championship final at the end of the month, after an impressive run in  the round robin stage, they were handed a walkover on Sunday and march on towards the holy grail. More details to follow.ReservesThe reserves kick off their campaign with games this coming Sunday Vs Fulham and Tuesday week Vs Parnells. Reports of Maurice Carr being spotted in JD sports trying on new boots are yet to be confirmed!Presentation Night/Take Me OutThe club host the presentation of awards and medals this coming Saturday night, 13th June in Greenford. All club members are invited to come along and support these functions.GAA NEWS: HANLON AND FRIEL ON FIRE AS TIR CHONAILL GAELS PUT FULHAM IRISH TO THE SWORD was last modified: June 8th, 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:GAANoticesSportTir Chonaill Gaelslast_img read more

150 new student places announced for LYIT

first_imgMinister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, has announced that almost 150 new student places are being provided on 13 courses in Letterkenny IT as part of a new Government fund.The additional opportunities for students are being created thanks to Government investment of €24 million across universities and colleges as part of the Human Capital Initiative.Minister McHugh said the Human Capital Initiative and Government investment will create more and better opportunities for students. “We know where the demands are for highly educated, qualified graduates and this investment is responding directly to that need.“We are trying to ensure the right support for colleges seeking to educate students with high priority enterprise skills such as science, engineering, ICT and professional construction.“There is a future focus to many of the courses.“Looking at Letterkenny IT’s focus, they are pushing for more students in engineering, metal trades, renewables, computing and digital forensics and healthcare. “It is great to see them plan for another 146 students to add to the more than 3,000 already studying there,” he said.For each extra place that is provided on target courses, Letterkenny IT will be allocated €2,500 in additional funding.The increased capacity at the college was approved after Letterkenny IT made bids for support under Pillar 2 of the Human Capital Initiative.Minister McHugh, said universities and colleges are answering the call to prepare students with better skills for a changing world of work.“This investment is a key part of the Government’s strategy under Future Jobs Ireland,” he added. The following courses at LYIT have been approved for support under the Human Capital InitiativeBSc ComputingBSc Security and Digital ForensicsBEng Electronic EngineeringBEng Mechanical Engineering – Mechanics and Metal TradesBEng Building Services and Renewable EnergyBEng in Civil EngineeringBSc Applied ComputingBSc Computer ScienceBSc Digital HealthcareBEng Electronics and Embedded SystemBEng Mechanical Engineering HonsBEng Fire Safety EngineeringBSc Data Science150 new student places announced for LYIT was last modified: December 16th, 2019 by Dionne MeehanShare 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:donegalGovernment Fundjoe mc hughletterkennyLYITlast_img read more

Humboldt Crabs offense scores early and often in blowout win over Sacramento M’s

first_imgArcata >> It took the Crabs all of four batters to match their hit total from their game two nights earlier.It was also a precursor of things to come. Humboldt’s offense didn’t let Wednesday’s lack of hitting carry over into its weekend series and gave right-handed Matt Becker plenty of early offensive support in his first start of the summer, as the Crabs rolled to a 20-2 win over the Sacramento M’s at the Arcata Ball Park on Friday night.The Crabs — who improved to 18-3 on the season with …last_img read more

A’s phenom striking fear into MLB batting orders

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile deviceSURPRISE, Ariz., – As he sat in front of his locker in the Texas Rangers clubhouse on Thursday morning, Joey Gallo released a slight groan under his breath.It didn’t take much to trigger the reaction from one of baseball’s rising sluggers who is coming off back-to-back 40 home-run seasons.The name “Jesus Luzardo” did the trick. Gallo still was a bit frustrated two days after striking out against the A’s elite …last_img read more

Heat claims a life in Gujarat

first_imgWith mercury hovering above 43 degree C in most of Gujarat, the State is witnessing intense heat wave conditions that have claimed one life and affected hundreds in Ahmedabad and other towns.One person died of heatstroke in Ahmedabad city on Monday while 518 cases of heatstroke, dehydration, fluctuations in blood pressure, anxiety were reported in hospitals across the State.Multiple complaintsAccording to the State emergency services, 2,368 persons have been affected by the excessive heat conditions since the beginning of May in Ahmedabad alone. “People are coming in to complain of dehydration, stroke, vomiting, chest and stomach pain and nose and ear bleeding,” a senior staff member for the emergency medical centre told The Hindu.“We are witnessing intense heat wave conditions with dry weather across the State, except for a few places in south Gujarat. Hundreds of patients are pouring in with heat-related illnesses,” a senior doctor of Ahmedabad civil hospital said.Another senior doctor from the city said the bulk of the patients were senior citizens, children and daily wage earners who were exposed to sun due to their work requirements.Orange alertThe Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has issued an orange alert as part of its heat action plan that has been prepared and implemented with the help of experts from the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH), Gandhinagar.“We have alerted the citizens to take precautions, minimise exposure to sun between 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and remain hydrated during the day,” a senior official of the civic body said. “As per the met department’s prediction, heat wave conditions will continue for another week in the State,” he said.Meanwhile, a sudden change in the wind pattern on Tuesday brought in humidity. “Owing to change in wind direction, the relative humidity has become quite high in the State. In coastal areas, it is around 70-80% while in inland parts, it was 70%,” said Jayanta Sarkar, senior meteorologist of Met office in Ahmedabad.last_img read more

Germany takes over at top of FIFA rankings from Brazil

first_imgRobredo: 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 Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Past World Cup draws have been made by geographical region after the host and seven highest-ranked filled a top-seeded pot.On Dec. 1 in Moscow, Russia — currently No. 64 — and the teams ranked Nos. 1 to 7 in the October rankings will be the top seeds. The other 24 qualifiers will be in draw pots according to ranking.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingStill, FIFA has included a rule which should ensure that the 2018 tournament draw follows the balance of previous draws very closely.“No teams from the same confederation, with the exception of (European body) UEFA, which could have two teams in the same group, will be drawn into the same group,” FIFA said in a statement. NBA: Staying healthy is key to Embiid’s development, Sixers coach says MOST READ Germany’s midfielder Leon Goretzka (C) celebrate scoring his side’s fifth goalduring the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between Germany and Norway in the south German city of Stuttgart on September 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel ROLANDZURICH — Germany is back at the top of world soccer, taking over from Brazil as No. 1 in the FIFA rankings which will have a greater role deciding how the World Cup groups are drawn.FIFA announced a tweak to the World Cup seeding process on Thursday that means all four draw pots will be decided according to rankings.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters The best of the other regions include Mexico at No. 14, Iran at No. 25, and Egypt at No. 30.FIFA’s October rankings will also decide seeding for eight European teams entering two-leg playoffs in November.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’center_img Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ The new rule would avoid what befell Italy four years ago. Despite just missing being in the top-seeded pot, Italy was picked out in a random draw of the nine non-seeded European teams to be taken out of the all-European pot. France was the lowest-ranked European qualifier but escaped being picked in that pre-draw lottery.Italy was then eliminated from a tough group with England, Uruguay and Costa Rica, which stunned world soccer by finishing top.In the September rankings, European champion Portugal rose three places to No. 3, while Argentina fell one to No. 4, and No. 5 Belgium climbed four places.European teams, which each played two qualifiers, gained on their South American rivals and could have six of the eight seeded positions in December.Poland is No. 6, followed by Switzerland, France, Chile and Colombia.ADVERTISEMENT View comments NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more