Car seized following Covid-19 checkpoint in Letterkenny

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Community Enhancement Programme open for applications By News Highland – April 26, 2020 Twitter Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Google+ Facebook Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterestcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleHarris welcomes drop in Coronavirus ICU casesNext articleLoophole in Covid-19 travel restrictions sparks frustration in Donegal News Highland Car seized following Covid-19 checkpoint in Letterkenny WhatsApp WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Facebook Gardai in Letterkenny have seized a car following a Covid-19 checkpoint.Letterkenny Roads Policing Unit observed a car turn back from their checkpoint in Letterkenny yesterday evening.The car was stopped and it transpired that the driver is disqualified so they are not insured to drive.Gardai say the car was seized and Court proceedings will follow.last_img read more

Durant says Warriors aren’t to blame for his Achilles injury

first_imgContrary to many reports, Kevin Durant doesn’t place any blame whatsoever on the Warriors for his devastating ruptured Achilles tendon injury during the NBA Finals, he told Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes.Speaking publicly for the first time since leaving the Warriors to sign a four-year, free-agent deal with the Brooklyn Nets over a month ago, Durant was adamant Golden State did nothing to contribute to his devastating injury.“Hell, no. How can you blame (the Warriors)? Hell, no,” Durant said …last_img

Goonies Revenge: RODEO — Geocache of the Week

first_imgThe cache is near a horse stable facility. You may even have some curious happy horses investigating what you are doing while you walk by. The GPS guides you to the horse trailers away from the stables, and it’s up to you to determine which trailer is hosting a rodeo inside. Unlock and open the right door and you’ll be greeted by a nice horse with a smile and a saddle on its back. But the cache isn’t that easy. You need to pass a test to prove to the horse that you are worthy of the geocache hidden inside. Read the instructions and try to win the rodeo on the bucking bronco. Keep track of your progress on the “Rodeomat” as you go from waking up the horse all the way to galloping speed while it rocks you back and forth. The geocache presents itself after you successfully pass the test. You’re encouraged by the cache owner to bring props and post pictures with the horse.Within that region of Germany there are over 55,000 geocaches–30 of them have over 1,000 Favorite points. “Die 4 Goonies” hid this geocache only one year ago as part of a series of Goonies themed caches. With over 900 finds and a 95% Favorite point rating, this cache sits at the top of the ranks within the region. Difficulty:3.5Terrain:4 TraditionalGC695PXby Die 4 Goonies Location:Nordrhein-Westfalen, GermanyN 50° 46.100′ E 006° 54.421′ Saddle up, grab your lasso, and put on your cowboy hat to prepare for “Goonies Revenge: Rodeo,” located in the wild wild Nordrhein-Westfalen of Germany. Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world.Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form.Share with your Friends:More SharePrint RelatedGroundspeak Weekly Newsletter – March 7, 2012March 8, 2012In “Groundspeak’s Weekly Newsletter”The Revenge Of Team Psycho #1 – Treasure Island – Geocache of the WeekAugust 1, 2018In “Community”Double-Oh-Mega-Event: On a (not so) Secret MissionJuly 22, 2011In “Community”last_img read more

How Small Businesses Can Make the Most of Yelp

first_img8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Take Advantage of Yelp’s Tools For BusinessesWe mentioned a couple of tools that Yelp has made available to businesses, such as the ability to respond to reviewers. Business owners can find that and more at the site’s business portal, found at biz.yelp.com. From there, you can claim a business listing, add informative details and unlimited photos to it, and establish rewards for customers who check in to your establishment via Yelp. They also publish a weekly email newsletter containing tips and best practices for using the site. It’s been a few years since Yelp launched, but despite proliferatingcompetition, the user-generated business reviews site isn’t going anywhere. For some local businesses, it’s a blessing. For others, the very public, sometimes brutal candor of their customers can be a lot to swallow.Like it or not, social media has empowered customers to call it like they see it and businesses have no choice but to join the conversation. So how can a small, local business make the most of Yelp and its often passionate community? We talked to Luther Lowe, Yelp’s Manager of Local Business Outreach and he shared a few pointers.Don’t Try to Influence ReviewsLet’s be honest: Business owners are used to being in control. When you bought an ad in your local newspaper (remember those?), you could work with the ad sales rep to define exactly the message you wanted the public to see. If somebody thought your service sucked, the worse they could do was gripe to a friend or tell you to your face. Now, those customers collectively have a megaphone that’s arguably even bigger than the one the local paper used to hold.As tempting as it is, business owners shouldn’t try to directly influence the reviews of their establishment on Yelp, says Lowe.“Yelp is different than many other review sites in that we discourage review solicitation,” he says. “There’s only one way to truly influence your reviews on Yelp: a laser focus on customer service.”It’s Just a Negative Review. Don’t Freak Out.Nobody likes to hear negative things said about them. Unfortunately for businesses, most people don’t tend to treat them with the same politeness as they would a person with whom they’re speaking face-to-face. And sure, when somebody publicly trashes your business, it can sting.“No one is taking that negative review as seriously as you are,” says Lowe. “It is, after all, one person’s opinion.”Yelp offers business the means to respond to reviews in a direct, private message or publicly on the site. Lowe recommends starting with a cool-headed, diplomatic message to the dissatisfied customer and then seeing where things go from there.“Often, users will update their review and change it from a 2-star to a 4-star after being contacted by an apologetic-sounding business owner,” says Lowe.If that doesn’t work, well, it’s not the end of the world. Listen and LearnWhether reviews are good, bad or indifferent, they’re still the opinions and anecdotes of actual customers. Never before has so much insight been made so readily available to people who run businesses. Use this feedback to learn what your strengths and weaknesses might be. Improving on those weak points can only result in more satisfied customers – and more positive reviews.Says Lowe, “If ten people say your bread is stale, guess what: your bread is stale.”The information to be gleaned from Yelp isn’t limited to your own reviews, says Lowe. You can also use the site to conduct a competitive analysis and learn what your local rivals are doing to enamor – or enrage – their customers. Apply those lessons to your own business and watch it thrive. A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#biz#How To Related Posts john paul titlow Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostinglast_img read more

Marc Buoniconti: It’s time to ban youth football

first_imgView comments BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Buoniconti is thinking about calling for a ban on “Little League football” and perhaps extending it through high school. He fears that the hitting inherent in the game is too dangerous for kids, even if no concussions have been sustained.Buoniconti is not speaking for the Miami Project, for which he has raised nearly a half-billion dollars for research into the treatment of spinal cord and brain injuries. That organization, founded in 1985, has not taken a stand on including such a discussion in its efforts.“This is my personal opinion, I don’t even have any evidence to suggest that is what happens with children who play football,” Buoniconti says. “It’s just my opinion that children playing football, continually hitting their head, whether it is concussion or repetitive hitting, is detrimental to their health.”While acknowledging that helmet manufacturers are trying to develop safer equipment, Buoniconti finds that a losing battle.“No matter what you do, you are always going to hit the head,” he says. “The head leads the body and no matter how you try to protect the head, it’s just the type of game where the velocity is just too fast and people are too strong, and there is nothing they can do to really protect the brain. The equipment just doesn’t exist.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Buoniconti has written a book titled “Undefeated: From Tragedy to Triumph.” He notes that it was both a painful and uplifting exercise to tell his life story. The book discusses his family’s fund and the advances the Miami Project has made through the decades in the search to find a cure for paralysis.And now, perhaps, Buoniconti has another cause toward which he could devote his unflagging energy.“Just think about it,” he says, “the brain of a child is in the earliest developmental stages at this time in their life. (It is) the most critical and important time of their brain development and they are repetitively hitting their head constantly day in and day out. I believe over a longer run, they are going to find out that it is not just concussion that causes brain damage, just that repetitive hitting of the head over and over again is also causing damage.“So I would like to start the conversation of thinking about that type of research to try to understand early childhood development of brain function, whether or not this impact is really going to cause damage. Because I think someone is going to have to stand between the player and the field, especially with these children, and I would like to start that conversation about doing that type of research to protect our kids.”Buoniconti will host the 32nd annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to honor the Miami Project, part of the Miami Miller School of Medicine, in New York on Monday night. Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games League-leading Ateneo rises to 4-0, keeps UE winless As he has learned more about concussions and has seen his father, Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, have significant cognitive issues in recent years, Marc Buoniconti is adamant that children should not play football.“For me, my opinion has changed 180 degrees,” Buoniconti told The Associated Press. “Years ago I would always tell people that absolutely I will let my son get on the field, play football; I love football. The things you learn at football — the teamwork, the camaraderie, learning how to win, how to lose, the practice, the discipline — everything is so important that you learn in football that you can apply to your life.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“It was amazing for me what I learned on the football field was so instrumental when I went to the Citadel because of all I had to go through there with all that training and discipline that it really prepared me.“But the more I learned about concussion through the research, through the experience of my father, I honestly can no longer tell parents that their loved ones should play football. I just can’t do it in my heart.” LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Read Next MOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, Marc Buoniconti talks during an interview in New York. On the right is a photograph of the former Citadel player with his father, Nick Buoniconti. Buoniconti wants to see youth football banned. A former college player who was paralyzed during a game and now a spokesman for the Miami Project, Buoniconti believes children’s brains are put in jeopardy with every hit. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)NEW YORK — A victim himself of the sport, Marc Buoniconti wants youth football banned.He hasn’t always felt that way. Now, as his Buoniconti Fund and the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis also researches head trauma, the former college linebacker paralyzed from the shoulders down in a game nearly 32 years ago has a different view.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

SPORTINGPULSE AWARDED RISING STAR

first_imgOnsport Newsletter (an online sports publication) has reported that SportingPulse have been awarded a Rising Star award in the 2004 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program. SportingPulse is a Melbourne-based IT company providing a competition and management software package, available to be used by all ATA associations. “The ATA use this software for the management of all ATA tournaments. It enables us to electronically lodge all results and information and display it in a way that is easy for people to access and use. The uploading of information to an association’s SportingPulse web page allows the information to be viewed immediately.” Says Mr Pratt. The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 reward program recognises fast growing technology companies in both the public and private sector. The program has two award sections with the first being the Fast 50, which is judged on revenue growth from 2001-2003, and the second being the Rising Star, which recognises those emerging companies who may not yet meet all the eligibility criteria for the Fast 50. Rising Star entrants were judged on other criteria such as the company’s core focus, market, management team and technical sustainability for example. SportingPulse was ineligible in the Fast 50 because of the first year’s revenue, but growth over the last two years sees SportingPulse ranked as the second highest growth tech company in Australia, with growth of over 2000%. SportingPulse has proven it can reduce the time commitment of running touch competitions, therefore allowing managers to focus on other aspects of the sports development. It also provides an avenue for constant communication with affiliates and can help lift the profile of touch and your members. For sponsors, the SportingPulse site is one with prominent exposure, which can encourage better relationships and greater opportunities with sponsors. For the website managers and affiliates, SportingPulse provides many different options such as pages for news, sponsors, events, links, photo galleries, news archives, site statistics, mailing lists, contacts and more. For further information regarding SportingPulse in general or to set up the program for your association, contact your State body or Jon Pratt at the ATA. By Rachel Moylelast_img read more

PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE FROM SPORTING IMAGES

first_imgPhotographs from the 2005 National 18 Years and Under Championships are now available to view and purchase at www.sportingimages.net Sporting Images took over 3000 for the event, a record number! Visit their website for all of the info. We would also like to thank Sporting Images for their service to us and their provision of photographs for our website.last_img

No, College Basketball Reporter, It Did Not Seem Like Kentucky Had 7 Players On The Floor vs. Auburn

first_imgA screenshot of a press conference transcript.Kentucky’s men’s basketball team made easy work of Auburn in this afternoon’s SEC Tournament semifinal game, blowing out the Tigers, 91-67. John Calipari’s squad held Bruce Pearl’s team to 33 percent shooting from the field, while making 56 percent of their own shots. It was a dominating performance in basically every facet of the game. Following the contest, a reporter asked Auburn’s K.T. Harrell if it felt like Kentucky had seven players on the floor. It did not. #math pic.twitter.com/JWg0KVMHHD— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) March 14, 2015Math can be hard sometimes. Kentucky will play in the SEC Tournament championship game Sunday.last_img

Video: Leonard Fournette Can Squat 400 Pounds Pretty Easily

first_imgLeonard Fournette squats during workouts.Leonard Fournette SquatWe’ve already covered here how much of a beast LSU running back Leonard Fournette is. He’s an incredible talent on the field and by the looks of things, a hard worker off of it.Today, Fournette posted a video on Twitter showing him squatting 400 pounds with ease. I had to take a lost so I could cherish this ish @1future 400 easy @LSUfball pic.twitter.com/C1MaFU2SEL— 7⃣ (@_fournette) February 16, 2016That weight is nothing for him. SEC defenders beware.last_img

BEHIND THE SCENES AT TORONTO FASHION WEEK

first_img Twitter Ever wonder where editors, influencers and buyers hang out during Toronto Fashion Week? This season, the city’s most stylish mingled in the RE\SET 003 showroom, watched presentations in the studio stage, heard panelists on Fashion Talks, and sat front row in the runway room—all in Yorkville Village.Between shows, guests stayed hydrated with Fiji water and sipped Grey Goose designer cocktails at Sip Bar. Check out our slideshow of all the chic spots that make up Toronto Fashion Week. Login/Register With: Advertisement Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img