Senior Garda describes speeding motorcyclist as a ‘lunatic’

first_imgNewsx Adverts Senior Garda describes speeding motorcyclist as a ‘lunatic’ Pinterest A senior garda has described a motorcyclist filmed riding at speeds of up to 290 kilometres per hour through Barnesmore Gap as a lunatic.Traffic gardai, stunned by hte motorcyclist travelling 28 kilometres in nine minutes, are stepping up weekend speed watches in Donegal.Gardai say their plans coincide but are not directly linked to discovery of video footage of the biker on the nine-minute reckless ride between Donegal town and Ballybofey at an average speed of 186 kilometres per hour.The biker even claimed on a YouTube video, transferred to Facebook, that he reached speeds of up to 180 miles per hour, or almost 290 kilometres per hour, on the N15 through Barnes Gap.Although the video is believed to have been on YouTube since last October it only came to Garda attention over the weekend when they were informed it was now on Facebook.The head of the South Donegal traffic corps boss Sgt Iggy Larkin said the biker was an absolute lunatic on the road.He had no concern for his own life as well as the lives of other road-users.Sgt Larkin said that before he viewed the video gardai were already planning to step up the watch for speeding motorists and bikers on Sunday outings in good weather.The shocking video can be viewed below: Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Google+ Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Google+ WhatsApp Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist Pinterestcenter_img By News Highland – March 6, 2011 WhatsApp Previous articleBundoran Council’s motives for taking planning case questionedNext articleEnterprising Donegal Business Week goes “Back to Basics” News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Twitter Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Facebook Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Image of the Day: Royal Marines Launch Amphibious Assault from HMS Bulwark

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Image of the Day: Royal Marines Launch Amphibious Assault from HMS Bulwark View post tag: Defense View post tag: HMS View post tag: Navy Royal Marines from 42 Commando prepare to launch an amphibious assault from HMS Bulwark’s landing dock within Exercise Joint Warrior. View post tag: launch Share this article View post tag: Royal View post tag: Defence View post tag: Assault View post tag: Marines View post tag: Bulwark Training & Education View post tag: Amphibious View post tag: Naval The exercise, which began on 25 March, will engage more than 35 warships, 25 different types of aircraft, and a total of nearly 13,000 personnel from the various participating nations, which include the USA, Turkey, Germany, Belgium, France, Holland and Denmark.Ships, submarines, aircraft and ground troops from the UK, US and other allies will be taking part, battling each other at sea, in the air and on land in an area which stretches from the Irish Sea, north to Cape Wrath and east to the Moray Firth. [mappress]Press Release, March 28, 2014; Image: UK Navy, Leading Airman Nicky Wilson, Crown copyright View post tag: News by topic Image of the Day: Royal Marines Launch Amphibious Assault from HMS Bulwark March 28, 2014last_img read more

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Be a ‘compassionate banking alternative’

first_imgCO-OP Financial Services has released a think piece on the need for credit unions to continue to be the “compassionate banking alternative” to big banks by delivering the financial support consumers and small businesses need now and in the face of an uncertain future.CO-OP cites three trends credit unions should address to ensure members have access to the financial tools and products they need and to demonstrate how credit unions outshine big banks:1. Migration from debit to credit. While cash and debit cards are consumers’ preferred payment  methods, there may be a significant shift to credit over the coming weeks. In response, credit unions should reach out to their credit cardholders with special offers.2. Forward-facing risk mitigation. Prepare now for the increased risk of payments delinquency and fraud, balancing fraud mitigation avoiding spikes in unnecessary declines and ensuring cardholders have access to their funds.Closely monitor fraud at the transaction level while levering tools to minimize payment fraud losses. ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more

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Football News Real Madrid Vs Barcelona El Clasico Clash Postponed After Protests In Catalonia

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Madrid: The Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been postponed due to protests in Catalonia, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) said. The clubs have until 10:00am (0800 GMT) on Monday to find a new date, which will be decided by the RFEF if the clubs cannot reach an agreement. The original fixture was due to take place at Barca’s Camp Nou on October 26. “FC Barcelona and Real Madrid must agree on the new date of the meeting before October 21,” an RFEF statement read. “In case of not reaching an agreement, the Competition Committee will be responsible for determining the date of the meeting.” The Spanish football league (LFP) on Wednesday said it had asked the RFEF to move the fixture from Barcelona to Madrid after three days of large-scale demonstrations which have turned increasingly violent.Ahead of their trip to Eibar in La Liga on Saturday, Barca held their press conference a day early to allow them to begin a 589-kilometre journey to Ipurua by bus on Friday and avoid the chaos at El Prat airport. The fixture will be the club’s first at home since nine Catalan independence leaders were jailed on Monday, a decision that has sparked an array of violent protests in the city. La Liga have proposed relocating the match to the Santiago Bernabeu or it could be postponed, with December 18 a possible date, given it falls in a week when other sides will be involved in the Copa del Rey. Yet Barcelona and Madrid want the fixture unchanged next Saturday, at the end of a week when both clubs, as well as Atletico Madrid, are involved in the third round of the Champions League group stage.”There would be a few away games in a row and not only for that reason but to respect the fixture list,” said Barca coach Ernesto Valverde on Thursday. “We trust our people and we want to play in our stadium.” Barcelona, Madrid and Atletico are all scrapping for qualification in Europe, after Barca and Atleti took four points from their opening two games while Madrid sit bottom of Group A, desperately needing victory away at Galatasaray on Tuesday to bring them back into contention.The international break has not been kind to coach Zinedine Zidane, who would have seen two of his key players injured if he was watching Croatia play Wales on Sunday. Luka Modric’s thigh problem is likely to keep him out of Saturday’s visit to Mallorca and his availability either for Galatasaray or Barcelona is by no means guaranteed. Gareth Bale’s limping was put down to cramp by Wales coach Ryan Giggs but he was yet to return to training even on Thursday.If Madrid overcome Mallorca, who ended a seven-game winless run by beating Espanyol two weeks ago, they will stay top of the table and at least preserve their two-point lead over Barcelona ahead of the scheduled showdown next weekend. But Barca will be chasing a fifth consecutive victory against Eibar that would push further into the distance their own stumbling start to the season. Their upturn has coincided with Lionel Messi’s comeback, the fit-again Argentinian scoring his first of the campaign in a 4-0 win over Sevilla last time out.Messi’s availability also increases the pressure for places up front although Antoine Griezmann’s omission against Sevilla is likely to prove a one-off for now, given Ousmane Dembele, having just returned from injury, is suspended. Dembele is likely to come in for the visit to Slavia Prague in the Champions League on Wednesday, with Barcelona tied with Borussia Dortmund in their group. Atletico play Bayer Leverkusen at home and while Diego Simeone’s side may not have a Clasico looming, they could also be on the move after La Liga asked the Spanish Football Federaion (RFEF) to allow their game against Villarreal on December 6 to played in Miami.Also Read | Lionel Messi Scores For First Time In La Liga Season, Barcelona Thrash SevillaLa Liga unsuccessfully attempted to stage Barcelona’s game against Girona in Miami last season. Atletico face three tough home games next, starting on Saturday against Valencia before entertaining Athletic Bilbao next weekend, with Leverkusen in between.last_img read more

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Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid: Kick-off time, team news and TV channel

first_img Getty highlights What is the team news? How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures ALTERED Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade NEW ERA 🏧👥 | STARTING LINE-UPTake a look at our starting 1⃣1⃣ for the UEFA #SuperCup! ATLEEEEEEEEEEEEETI! 🔴⚪🔴#RealMadridAtleti #AúpaAtleti pic.twitter.com/9PYINrUT2x— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) August 15, 2018 1 Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes FOOTBALL LATEST 📝 Once inicial para la Supercopa de Europa. #RMSuperCup pic.twitter.com/OtVhRCRIQG— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) August 15, 2018 The UEFA Super Cup is heading back to the Spanish capital.Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, the winners of the Champions League and Europa League respectively, go head-to-head in Estonia. What time is kick-off?The game is being held on Wednesday, August 15.Kick-off is at 8pm UK time.In an odd move, the match takes place at the Le Coq Arena in Estonia, which holds just 15,000 fans.The ground of the Estonian national team, it is also used for music events and was opened in 2001.Which channel can you watch it on?You can watch this one on BT Sport 2 and BT Sport 4K UHD.Coverage starts at 7.30pm, whilst you can also stream on your tablet, laptop or mobile using the BT Sport app. smart causal possible standings Real Madrid beat Man United 2-1 in last year’s Super Cup Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? gameday last_img read more

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Fly the Flag for your Class of 2010

first_img24 August 2010Brand South Africa, as part of its “Legacy” campaign, has called on South Africans to “Fly the Flag” this Friday by doing something in support of the Department of Education’s Class of 2010 initiative.Brand South Africa’s Legacy campaign aims to leverage the momentum of the 2010 Fifa World Cup by providing platforms for South Africans to keep achieving and showcasing their “South Africanness” to the world, while entrenching the principles of pride, patriotism and solid citizenship that have been established over the past year.SA Legacy campaign explainedEach Friday for the next five weeks, “South Africans will celebrate all the things that make us who we are,” Brand South Africa CEO Miller Matola told journalists at the launch of the campaign in Johannesburg on Monday.Each Friday will have a different theme, starting on 27 August with a call to Support the Class of 2010.With the countdown to this year’s final matric exams well under way, Matola said, “it is up to us to support our scholars.“Most importantly, we need to pledge to help learners realise how important their education is, but we can also give support by helping a scholar to write a study plan or assisting with revision.”Support your Class of 2010 – posterClass of 2010 Pledge – posterMatola said he himself had pledged both his and Brand South Africa’s support for the Class of 2010. “My organisation has dedicated Fridays to distributing stationery to schools, and donating 30 minutes of their lunchtime to teaching learners about post-matric career choices.”During the World Cup, Matola said, South Africans united in support of their team and their country, in the process learning a valuable lesson – “that together we can do anything we put our souls into.“If you pledge that same support to your Class of 2010, you can give them all the motivation and inspiration they need to succeed, not only in their final examinations, but also in life.”SAinfo reporterSA Legacy campaign: programmeWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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Two Amanda-Clearcreek FFA teams compete in State Envirothon contest

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest After placing in the top four in the Area 5 Envirothon, the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Chapter sent two teams to compete in the State Envirothon contest on June 8th and 9th at Mohican State Park. This was the first time the chapter has ever had a team qualify for the state contest, and the first time in at least 15 years that a team from Fairfield County has attended.The Envirothon is a contest which tests students’ knowledge on local Wildlife, Aquatics, Forestry, and Soils, as well as requires them to create and present a presentation in a mere four hours. Over 1,500 students compete in this contest across the state in the five area contests, so it is a tremendous honor to make it to the State Contest.This year, Amanda Clearcreek sent two teams. The first, which placed 11th, consisted of Josie Montoney, Josh Metzon, Kayla Luft, Ruth McKnight, and Adrian Wymer. The second team, who placed 13th, consisted of Ashley Pritchard, Billy L’Huillier, Haley Bigham, Trevor Young, and Dylan Mullen.last_img read more

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SMB dynasty in the offing

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. What ‘missteps’? Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena LATEST STORIES Plenty of Horn for aging Pacquiao View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Alex Cabagnot scored 19 points, had 12 rebounds and 11 assists and became the first local player to complete a triple double in a title series game since Willie Miller of Talk ‘N Text in the 2005 Philippine Cup as he put the icing on the PBA Press Corps-Cignal Finals MVP citation.Cabagnot averaged 20.3 points, eight rebounds and 5.8 assists in the Finals.Charles Rhodes had 30 points and Marcio Lassiter 24 in leading three others with twin digits for San Miguel, counting Chris Ross, the BPC who finished with 14.The season-ending Governors’ Cup starts on July 19 with the Beermen already coming to terms with Wendell McKines as they gun for the sweet treble that sister team San Mig Coffee last completed in 2014 under Tim Cone.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ MOST READ LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera The mighty Beermen broke away in the second period and never looked back. They had the game under wraps as early as the third canto on the way to overcoming their frustrations of the last two seasons here with a 4-2 victory in the best-of-seven series.More importantly, this batch of Beermen lined itself up for a shot at the Triple Crown which, if completed, will be the franchise’s second after first pulling it off in 1989 with a similarly star-studded team built around the best center at that time, the legendary Ramon 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 stars“I will tell my team to celebrate and then let’s plan again for the next conference,” Austria said. “Everyone wants that championship and you know what I mean (the Grand Slam).”The Beermen, though, won this series without relying too heavily on the 6-foot-10 June Mar Fajardo, riding the talent of two crack point guards, one of them winning the Best Player of the Conference award two games before and the other running away with the Finals MVP trophy. San Miguel Beer made official talks of a Grand Slam from now on.Brandishing the killers’ instinct that all but doubled the talent of the powerhouse team, San Miguel on Sunday night ripped TNT KaTropa to shreds, 115-91, in Game 6 of the Commissioner’s Cup Finals at Smart Araneta Coliseum.ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Gameslast_img read more

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UEFA opens case against Liverpool and Roma

first_imgLiverpool UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool & Roma Jamie Smith 01:30 5/23/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Liverpool Roma fans Anfield Getty Liverpool UEFA Champions League Roma Both sides will be examined after disturbances outside Anfield ahead of last month’s Champions League semi-final UEFA has announced disciplinary proceedings have been opened against Liverpool and Roma following the Champions League semi-final between the clubs.Trouble erupted outside Anfield minutes before kick-off in the first leg of the tie on April 24, with Liverpool fan Sean Cox left in a critical condition following the incident .UEFA confirmed on Tuesday disciplinary proceedings have been opened against both clubs in connection with clashes between supporters. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Liverpool are additionally under investigation for the throwing of objects and setting off of fireworks during the game.This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on May 31.Jurgen Klopp’s Reds face holders Real Madrid in the Champions League final on Saturday in Kiev, having progressed 7-6 on aggregate against Roma. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more

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