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Donegal Naíonra secures fencing grant

first_imgMinister Joe McHugh has today announced that Naíonra Ailt a’ Chorráin has secured a grant of up to €5,340 for upgrade works.The funding boost will be used for important fencing around the centre in Burtonport.“Naíonra Ailt a’ Chorráin has made great strides over the last 20 years in promoting the Irish language among children in the area,” Minister McHugh said. “It’s great to see such a focal part of the community getting backing from Government to improve its facilities.“Déananna Naíonra Ailt a’ Chorrain sár-obair ag cur an Gaeilge chun cinn don chéad ghlúin eile. Tá sé go hiontach go mbeidh tacaíocht tugtha ag an Rialtas don obair seo.”The grant was sanctioned by Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Irish language, Gaeltacht and the Islands Sean Kyne.Minister McHugh said: “The work and activities of the Naíonra go a huge way to supporting the aims of Language Planning, especially those linked to the home, community and education. “I’d like to thank Minister Kyne for the focus on this area.  Supporting Early Years and the promotion of the Irish language among youngsters was a key plank of the Government’s Action Plan 2018-2022 for the Irish language and it’s great to see it coming to life.”The grant will be up to €5,340 or 95% of the total cost of the work.Minister McHugh said: “The money will help cover the cost of a fence surrounding a yard next to the naíonra. It improves the facility. It shows the Government living up to promises to support Early Years and support the Irish language in the next generation.”Donegal Naíonra secures fencing grant was last modified: January 16th, 2019 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)last_img read more

Internet advertising companies hot in 2006

first_imgrichard macmanus Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai…center_img Tags:#advertising#web Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… The June 2006 edition of Business 2.0magazine lists the 100fastest-growing tech companies of 2006. One trend that has emerged is that onlineadvertising has replaced retailing as the Web sector that is most in demand. While in2005 eBay was ranked 14 and there were two other retail companies in the top 20, thisyear eBay is ranked 92 and its the only retail company in the entire top 100. On the other hand there are now two online advertising companies in the top 10 in the 2006list – ValueClick (#5) and aQuantive (#7). Digitas comes in at #54 and two Chineseonline advertising companies – Sohu.com (#32) and Sina (#52) – are in the top 100.BusinessWeek notesthat the Internet ad market grew to $12.5 billion last year, a 30 percent increase from2004. All other reports I’ve been reading indicate that there is much more growth tocome. Digitas is currently the marketleader in online advertising. It creates online ad campaigns for big clients likeAmerican Express and GM, “which together accounted for nearly half of ’05 sales”. Thesecond biggest player in this market is aQuantive.The Chinese market is obviously one towatch – “Web advertising is growing three times faster in China than in the States;Sohu is the top seller, with rights to represent the ’08 Olympics in Beijing.”last_img read more

Alex Compton rues Alaska turnovers, referees letting Magnolia guards ‘foul a lot’

first_img“I admire Mark and Jio a lot, those two are great defenders, but they karate chop or trip a ball handler and that’s a foul, and for some reason, the referees don’t call it.”Fouls or not, Jalalon and Barroca combined for five of the Hotshots’ 20 steals in the game. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH Compton lamented his team’s terrible execution, saying it was the Aces’ 26 turnovers that contributed to their doom in the 77-71 loss to Magnolia that sent them trialing 2-0 in the best-of-seven series.“We turned the ball over 26 times and that was huge, credit to Magnolia,” said Compton Friday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. “We should take better care of the basketball.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief“They [the Hotshots] played great defensively and for the most part we were solid defensively. We just got to be better because 25, 26 turnovers that’s the prime story of the first two games of this series.”While each of the 26 turnovers hurt them equally, the Aces’ biggest blunder was the one they made in the final minute of the game. PBA Finals: Magnolia frustrates Alaska anew, takes 2-0 lead Read Next In spite of Washington’s sanctions, Huawei sells more smartphones than ever MOST READ Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim Palace: Robredo back to ‘groping with a blind vision’ You can now mix and match your Bitmoji’s clothing 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 Australia appoints 76ers coach Brett Brown for Tokyo Olympics MANILA, Philippines—For Alaska head coach Alex Compton, Game 2 of the PBA Governors’ Cup finals boiled down to one thing—turnovers.ADVERTISEMENT ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims Hotel management clarifies SEA Games footballers’ kikiam breakfast controversy LATEST STORIES Trailing 73-71 with a minute left, Compton called a timeout to set up an offensive play that could have turned the game’s balance to Alaska. Instead, it paved way for Magnolia to run away with the win.Magnolia forward Romeo Travis was able to intercept the inbound pass, allowing the Chito Victolero to call a timeout with 53.2 seconds left to set up the offense for the Hotshots.The Hotshots weren’t able to score immediately but got their chance to ice the game with 15.9 seconds left after Jio Jalalon got to the foul line for two free throws, 75-71.Compton added that even though his team had its own mistakes, there were also the cheap hits that the referees didn’t notice.“I have not yet once publicly called out the officiating but those guys foul a lot,” said Compton, who pointed out Magnolia point guards Jalalon and Mark Barroca.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

10 months agoMourinho only felt Man Utd at their best when…

first_imgMourinho only felt Man Utd at their best when…by Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho felt he only saw his players at their best mentally when they went a goal down.The Manchester Evening News says Mourinho felt he learnt more about his players when they went a goal behind, and that they would only start performing to their full potential once this happened.After beating Swansea, the Portuguese even explained how going behind worked well for United, despite it piling pressure on him.He said: “The only thing I want to see, but I don’t want to see if it happens, is the team losing and see the way we emotionally react to it because it’s also another stage to be losing and try to change a result.”Because, at the moment, everything is going in our favour but it’s not always motorway. You always find difficult roads and road works and you have to be ready.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

a month agoArsenal boss Emery says Holding could face Man Utd

first_imgArsenal boss Emery says Holding could face Man Utdby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal boss Unai Emery says Rob Holding could be ready to face Manchester United tomorrow night.Holding missed the last six months of last season after a cruciate ligament injury in the 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford in December. Emery said, “After eight or nine months out, it’s a long time, and to recover he needs first to take it bit by bit, to take ­confidence, to get back to the performance levels we demand.“On Tuesday (in their Carabao Cup defeat of Nottingham Forest), I thought, ‘Wow! He’s coming, Rob Holding’. I don’t know if he is going to start at Old Trafford, but I want from him his spirit, his behaviour and commitment.“He really feels Arsenal ­Football Club and I want ­players like him in the dressing room. Last year, Rob started training and playing with us and he progressed a lot.“When he had his ­injury at Old Trafford, it was maybe at the best ­moment in his progress.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Chelsea Clinton To Host A Discussion On Ways To Advance Womens Leadership

first_imgOn Thursday, October 29, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton and SELF Editor-in-Chief Joyce Chang will host “What Works for Women Leaders in Technology,” a panel discussion with leaders in technology to discuss where the tech sector can improve opportunities for women and highlight successes that can be replicated.The event will feature panelists Rachel Sklar, co-founder, Change The Ratio and TheLi.st; Andrew Siegel, executive vice president of Strategy and Corporate Development, Advance Publications (parent of Condé Nast); Alexa Von Tobel, founder and CEO, LearnVest.com; and Kiah Williams, co-founder, SIRUMBuilding on the success of the Clinton Health Matters Initiative and SELF’s Women’s Health Codeathon Series, as well as the release of the No Ceilings “Full Participation Report” earlier this year, this panel discussion will bring together leading voices and advocates for women in tech to discuss challenges, opportunities, and innovations for advancing women’s leadership in the field.WHAT:“What Works for Women Leaders in Technology”WHO:Chelsea Clinton – Vice Chair, Clinton FoundationJoyce Chang – Editor-in-Chief, SELFRachel Sklar – Co-founder, Change The Ratio and TheLi.stAndrew Siegel – Executive Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development, Advance Publications (parent of Condé Nast)Alexa Von Tobel – Founder and CEO, LearnVest.comKiah Williams – Co-founder, SIRUMWHEN:Thursday, October 29, 20154:00 PM ET, Pre-set: 3:15 PM ETWHERE:Condé Nast1 World Trade CenterNew York, NY 10007last_img read more

Kohli named leading cricketer of the Year for 3rd time by Wisden

first_imgLondon: India captain Virat Kohli was Wednesday named as the Leading Cricketer of the year for the third successive time by the 2019 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Kohli, who amassed 2735 runs across the three formats in 2018, was picked as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the year, along with England’s Tammy Beaumont, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran and Rory Burns. The Indian skipper is only the third cricketer ever to have won the award more than three times after Don Bradman (10 times) and Jack Hobbs (8 times). Indian women opener Smriti Mandhana bagged the women’s Leading Cricketer of the Year. Kohli had notched up 593 runs in five Tests at an average of 59.3 during India’s 1-4 loss to England and ended the year with five centuries to his name. Mandhana was rewarded for scoring 669 and 662 runs in ODIs and T20Is last year. She also amassed 421 runs at an astounding strike rate of 174.68 in the women’s Super League. Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan was named the Leading T20 Cricketer of the Year for the second year in a row, following his superb performance last year. He took 22 wickets at an average of 8.68 for Afghanistan in T20Is, besides scalping 21 wickets in the Indian Premier League 2018. The Five Cricketers of the Year are chosen by Lawrence Booth, the editor of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack, with the 2019 version serving as the 156th edition.last_img read more

Airtel Africa earns 89 mn profit in JanuaryMarch

first_imgNew Delhi: Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel that provides services in Africa, Tuesday posted a net profit of $89 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, on account of increase in data consumption and Airtel Money penetration. The company had posted a loss of $33 million in the same period a year ago. Its revenue increased by 6 per cent to $781 million during the reported quarter from $736 million in the corresponding period of 2017-18. “Increase in Data & Airtel Money penetration led to faster net revenue growth,” Airtel Africa said in its quarterly report. For year ended March 31, 2019, Airtel Africa posted a profit of $412 million while it had reported loss of $138 million a year ago.last_img read more

Ohio State womens soccer earns NCAA tournament berth hosts Dayton

OSU junior forward Nichelle Prince (7) dribbles the ball during a game agaisnt Minnesota on Sept. 17 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. OSU lost 1-2. Credit: Sam HarrisThe Ohio State women’s soccer team’s season added at least one more game to its season Monday night after the Buckeyes were selected to compete in the NCAA Tournament.OSU finished the regular season with a 10-6-3 (4-4-3 Big Ten) record, and will host the Dayton Flyers in the first round at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium, with a 6 p.m. scheduled kick-off.  The Flyers come to Columbus with a 9-9-3 regular season record, also having captured the Atlantic 10 Tournament championship.This tournament bid marks the 11th time the Buckeyes will compete in the NCAA Tournament, and is the seventh in the last eight seasons. OSU joins seven other Big Ten teams in this year’s tournament, including Minnesota, Penn State, Rutgers, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Michigan and Nebraska. With their last matchup being on Oct. 26 versus Penn State, the Buckeyes will have had a total of three weeks’ rest before Saturday’s game.  Dayton presents a tough lineup for OSU, as junior forward Alexis Kiehl is tied for the NCAA lead in total goals scored this season with 20. The winner will move on to the next round, facing either Northern Kentucky or West Virginia, who OSU played in the regular season. read more

The reason Ronaldo wont attend The Best awards

first_imgWe tell you more details about Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to not attend The Best awards organized by FIFA this Monday in London, England.The Best awards organized by FIFA will happen this Monday in London, we are ready to live a historic day in which neither Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo are favorites to win the main award of the evening. We already confirmed that the Barcelona captain will attend the ceremony as his club’s ambassador, plus he is nominated for the Puskas Award for his goal against Nigeria in the World Cup but he is unlikely to win it. But the bigger story is Cristiano Ronaldo’s absence from the gala, the Portuguese forward has been going through some difficult times after leaving Real Madrid and he feels like the world of football is currently against him personally because he obviously thinks he should win all the awards this year. This is the real reason why the Juventus player has decided to skip this ceremony like he already did with the UEFA Awards recently, not attending that gala to honor his former Real Madrid teammates was seen as a low point of his career because he lacked class in the way he took losing the Player of the Year award to Luka Modric. It’s clear that Ronaldo is still going through a hard time after “breaking up” with Los Blancos, the wounds are still fresh and he prefers to concentrate on Juventus.🙌 @Cristiano & @fbernardeschi make it a super Sunday 🙌🗞➡️ https://t.co/vEeFlwvkwS #FrosinoneJuve ⚪️⚫️ #ForzaJuve pic.twitter.com/kheQn3sWWf— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 23, 2018Ronaldo’s political reason for not attending the gala.But the player has already been instructed by Juventus to not make any statements, the club will take care of giving the reasons for the Portuguese forward to not attend the ceremony. The Italian giants have the perfect excuse to explain Ronaldo’s absence from the ceremony, which is their Wednesday Serie A match against Bologna. According to a Diario AS report, they consider Ronaldo needs to be rested for this match after he played this Sunday against Frosinone and scored his third goal for Juventus. Attending the gala in London on Monday, would leave Cristiano with very little time to rest properly for this crucial match and they don’t want him to perform under pressure for not having the rest he required. Juventus are currently going through a perfect start of the season in all competitions despite not having Cristiano Ronaldo performing at his very best, but the club doesn’t want him to get distracted now that he’s started to score the goals at least in Serie A. The Champions League problems the star had last week, affected Ronaldo’s confidence as he could miss more than one match and the club wants to keep him as happy as possible for the domestic competition.✌️ Goals. ✌️ Match-winners. 😍😍#FinoAllaFine ⚪️⚫️ #ForzaJuve pic.twitter.com/TW8LQF7iLLRick Karsdorp, Roma, Serie AKarsdorp reveals he had too much stress at Roma Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 The Dutch defender has been with the Gialorrossi since 2017, but he has not enjoyed his time in the Italian Lega Serie A.— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 23, 2018The consequences of Cristiano Ronaldo not attending are several, his absence from an award show in which he is nominated for the second time this year will send a negative message to everyone about his predisposition to honor his peers in the sport. But also, Cristiano Ronaldo is nominated for the Puskas Award for his amazing goal against Juventus last season when he was still playing for Real Madrid, but the Portuguese forward has an even smaller chance to win this trophy than he would have if he attended the event. FIFA usually doesn’t recognize the people who don’t honor their invitation to their events, this is why Gareth Bale’s goal against Liverpool in the Champions League final is the clear favorite to win this award. Cristiano Ronaldo would become the first player to win two Puskas Awards in history, after the one he won back in 2009 when the recognition was created by FIFA. Back when the Portuguese forward still played for Manchester United, his goal against FC Porto in the Champions League gave him the first ever Puskas Award in history. The bicycle kick goal he scored against Juventus last season, is arguably the best goal for this year’s prize but Ronaldo will miss on the chance to pick it up.🙌 @Cristiano 🙌⚪️ #ForzaJuve ⚫️ pic.twitter.com/e54qzhD9ib— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) September 23, 2018What do you think about Ronaldo’s reasons for not attending The Best Awards organized by FIFA? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more