Five Donegal projects set to benefit from Leader funding

first_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Google+ Previous articleAlternative A5 Alliance should hang heads in shame – KellyNext articleFunding application made to restore Swan Park News Highland Homepage BannerNewscenter_img Harps come back to win in Waterford By News Highland – September 11, 2018 Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Five Donegal projects set to benefit from Leader funding Pinterest Five projects across Donegal are set to benefit from over €130,000 in Leader funding.In welcoming the funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development, Government Chief Whip, Minister Joe McHugh says; ‘Great credit goes to Minister Ring for his focus on community development, not least in Donegal, and his initiatives that have helped the programme expand so rapidly and extensively.’Among those benefiting from the latest round of Leader funding is,Falcarragh Development Association/Coiste Forbartha Naomh Fhionáin receiving a grant of over €68,000 to support services for hard to reach communities.Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha Teoranta in Falcarragh is to receive a grant of €4,400 for health and safety training while Malin Head Community Association has been allocated €9,700 for the upgrade of a kitchen.€32,800 was also sanctioned for the Inishowen River Guardians in Moville, to develop plans for natural water retention measures in selected catchments in Inishowen and to train volunteers in river management techniques.And €15,120 has been allocared for a study into the potential for the development of goat milk in Donegal by Inishowen Coop Society in Carndonagh. Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more

Zac Brown Band Tributes Walter Becker With Steely Dan Cover In Pennsylvania [Video]

first_imgZac Brown Band performed at Pennsylvania’s Hersheypark Stadium on Sunday night. Just hours after news broke that Walter Becker had passed away, Brown and his band took the opportunity to pay tribute to the Steely Dan guitarist and co-founder with a performance of one of their greatest hits. After a few words of acknowledgement, Zac Brown Band impressively dug into a brief, harmony-centric version of “Reelin’ in the Years” that highlighted the song’s inimitable guitar riff. It was the first time the band played the Steely Dan classic. The tribute launched into the band’s original “Sweet Annie.”The Zac Brown Band set also included covers of Kings of Leon, Travis Tritt, the Allman Brothers Band, Brandi Carlile, Guns N’ Roses, John Prine, and Metallica. Special guest Caroline Jones also joined the band for “Tomorrow Never Comes.”Watch Zac Brown Band cover Steely Dan’s “Reelin’ in the Years” below, courtesy of Jim Powers.Listen to the original “Reelin’ in the Years” below:Setlist: Zac Brown Band | Hersheypark Stadium | Pennsylvania, PA | 9/3/17Keep Me In Mind, Homegrown, Use Somebody (Kings of Leon), As She’s Walking Away, Family Table, It’s a Great Day To Be Alive (Travis Tritt), Real Thing, Loving You Easy, Tomorrow Never Comes w/ Caroline Jones, Whipping Post (Allman Brothers), Beautiful Drug, Reelin in the Years (Steely Dan), Sweet Annie, Day That I Die, Toes, The Eye (Brandi Carlile), Start Over, Colder Weather, Paradise City (Guns N’ Roses), Chicken FriedE:All The Best (John Prine), Guitar Battle, Enter Sandman (Metallica)last_img read more

Solskjaer calls top-four rivals ‘bottlers’ in dressing room pep talk to Man Utd squad

first_imgAdvertisement The Norwegian believes three wins would seal Champions League football (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly branded Manchester United’s top-four rivals ‘bottlers’ as he looked to motivate his squad ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash with Chelsea.The Red Devils go into the match in sixth place in the table after a dramatic downturn in form, losing seven of their last nine matches in all competitions.However, a win against Chelsea at Old Trafford would draw them level with the Blues on 67 points, and, according to The Sun, Solskjaer is convinced his squad can overtake them before the end of the season. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 27 Apr 2019 11:00 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link936Shares Commentcenter_img A win for Chelsea on Sunday would all but end United’s top-four hopes (Picture: Getty)Solskjaer is well aware of the importance of finishing in the top four this season and ensuring United are taking part in the Champions League.Failure to do so would likely see both Paul Pogba and David de Gea push to leave the club in the summer, while it would drastically alter the profile of player Solskjaer can attract as he looks to overhaul the squad.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Solskjaer does not see Arsenal and Chelsea winning their remaining games (Picture: Getty)After losing to rivals Manchester City in midweek, the Norwegian coach tried to rouse his players and told them that he believes both Chelsea and Arsenal will ‘choke’ in the run-in.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTUnited have arguably the easiest run-in of the top-four rivals, taking on Huddersfield and Cardiff after the match against Chelsea.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe Blues, though, face two tricky games against Watford and Leicester City, with a Europa League semi-final against Frankfurt wedged in between.Arsenal, likewise, have two European matches to contend with, while they also face difficult away trips to Leicester and Burnley, as well as a home clash against Brighton. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells Manchester United squad they can still finish in the top four in dressing room pep talklast_img read more

State parks offer Arbor Day activities

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — A tree giveaway, identification hike, painting events and more are just some of the ways Hoosiers can celebrate Arbor Day this year at Indiana State Parks.Indiana recognizes Arbor Day on Friday, April 27, although some state park events will take place on Saturday, April 28. Learn tree identification during a hike at Versailles State Park at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The park’s naturalist will lead the hike, which is rated as moderate. Participants are encouraged to bring a field guide and wear hiking boots. Brown County State Park is hosting two events. From 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, visitors can watch award-winning local artist Patricia Bartels paint en plein air. Bartels will set up at an overlook near the fire tower. Stop by and learn about the painting method that helped make Brown County famous. Chain O’Lakes State Park in Albion is hosting “A is for Arbor Day” at 10 a.m. on Friday. Visitors can learn to plant and care for trees. Each participant will go home with a tree to plant, as supplies last. The historic Stanley Schoolhouse will host stories, crafts and hands-on activities for children.center_img A free, all-ages painting workshop to celebrate Arbor Day at Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Call 812-849-3534 or email interpretive naturalist Wyatt Williams at [email protected] to reserve a spot. The 33rd annual Spring Wildflower Foray will take place in Brown County April 27 through 29. Programs will be offered at natural areas throughout the county that feature spring ephemerals. The state park is hosting hikes at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, and at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Call 812-988-5240 for more information.last_img read more