PBA All-Star voting begins on Friday

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina The polls will briefly take a break after the 2018 Philippine Cup semifinals before resuming after the Finals through the first week of the elimination round of the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup.Gilas Pilipinas will once again be the main fixture for the three-part basketball extravaganza, this time with the national team using the midseason festivities as its preparation for the third window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkLast year, the Nationals and the Mindanao All-Stars battled to a draw before sweeping their games against the Luzon and Visayas All-Stars in their preparation for the 2017 SEABA Championship.Side events like the Slam Dunk Contest, Three-Point Shootout, and the Obstacle Challenge will also be held for this season’s edition of the All-Star Week. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Robredo to Duterte: 200,000 vote margin no small matter PLAY LIST 02:29Robredo to Duterte: 200,000 vote margin no small matter06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right trackcenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew PBA IMAGESDigos City, Batangas, and Iloilo are set to host this year’s PBA All-Star Week from May 23 to 27.Voting for the best players to compose the Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao All-Star teams will commence on Friday, with fan votes set to be accepted through online at pba.ph and at various playing venues.ADVERTISEMENT Trump has a tweet for everything, but none yet for Olympics Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

NHL notes: Coyotes to give Doan extension

first_imgDoan been a cornerstone of the club’s marketing efforts, appearing on magnet schedules and other promotional items. He was Winnipeg’s first-round draft pick in 1995. Infirmary: New York Rangers backup goalie Kevin Weekes was placed on the injured list because of a muscle strain in his leg sustained a day earlier in practice. … The Rangers recalled goalie Stephen Valiquette from Hartford of the American Hockey League. … Center John Madden and defenseman Colin White missed the New Jersey Devils’ game Wednesday against Montreal with injuries. Madden was hit under the right eye with a shot Sunday against Tampa Bay and required stitches. His face and eye remain swollen. White has an upper body injury, coach Claude Julien said. The Coyotes scheduled a news conference for today. Doan, a 30-year-old winger, has spent his entire NHL career with the Coyotes. He’s among the franchise leaders in goals (191), assists (261), points (452) and games played (778). He became captain in 2003-04. The Phoenix Coyotes have agreed to a five-year contract with captain Shane Doan, who joined the franchise when it still was in Winnipeg. The agreement was completed Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the contract who asked not to be identified because the deal had not been officially announced. The deal will be worth between $22 million and $23 million. center_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

Video: Litmanen scores stunner for Liverpool Legends

first_imgFormer Liverpool star Jari Litmanen shows class is permanent during the 3-1 victory over Singapore veterans.last_img

Hawksbee and Jacobs daily – Tuesday, September 8

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DD EDUCATION: YOUR FUTURE IS LETTERKENNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY’S FOCUS

first_imgThe LYIT campusAre you are about to take the Leaving Certificate, currently unemployed, interested in part-time study, or thinking of studying on one of the many postgraduate programmes at Letterkenny Institute of Technology?Then you need to attend LYIT Open Evening on Wednesday 11 May from 2-7pm at the Letterkenny campus.From Full-time to Part-time programmes, Springboard offerings, and an extensive suite of Postgraduate programmes, LYIT has a lot to offer in 2016/2017. With 49 CAO programmes available, Leaving Certificate students have an extensive range of programmes to choose from, with over half of these offering work placements. The student experience is not to be missed at LYIT, with just under 50 clubs, societies, and sporting and recreational activities to choose from. The student experience is a positive one at LYIT.In addition, LYIT is on hand to support your endeavours by providing gateways into education for many. A new entrant sports scholarship scheme is available to students who have excelled at the highest representative level in GAA and Soccer. Also, the REACH Scholarship programme, introduced in 2015/2016, has been developed to provide financial support to students who might not progress onto third level due to having a disability, or lacking the financial wherewithal to participate.For the unemployed, LYIT has a full complement of Springboard courses available, specifically geared towards them. These courses, will commence in August and September 2016, and are aimed at unemployed persons who, subject to meeting certain criteria, will retain any payments they are in receipt of from the Department of Social Protection for the duration of their programme of study. No course fees will be charged to eligible applicants. For further information on the Springboard courses and all programmes being offered to the mature learner, log on to www.lyit.ie/courses. John Andy Bonar, Head of Development, commenting on the initiatives said, “We now have a fantastic array of opportunities available for the more mature learner. I think the people of the North-West region will be interested to know that we offer part-time courses at all levels from Foundation to Certificate/Diploma to Postgraduate level. We want to make education as accessible as possible to the people of this area and would be happy to discuss their options with them.”A scholarship scheme entitled ‘Pushing Boundaries’ provides students who applied to complete a full-time Postgraduate Masters, and are not in receipt of other financial support, the opportunity to apply for scholarship support. This is a progressive initiative by the Institute which will enable fourth level education to be more accessible to people. The Registrar, Billy Bennett, highlighted that, “Pushing Boundaries will afford talented and driven individuals the opportunity to obtain a Masters level qualification which will further enhance their career prospects and opportunities. Very often, financing a postgraduate Masters is the biggest barrier to completing it, therefore, Pushing Boundaries is an initiative that will hopefully mitigate that barrier.” All of the scholarship programmes currently available at the Institute can be accessed via the LYIT website.LYIT would like to invite anyone interested in learning more about Full-time, Postgraduate, Part-Time and Springboard courses to come along to the Open Evening on Wednesday 11 May from 2-7 pm at the Letterkenny campus.Don’t wait another year, your future starts here at LYIT.DD EDUCATION: YOUR FUTURE IS LETTERKENNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY’S FOCUS was last modified: May 6th, 2016 by StephenShare 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:donegalletterkennyLYITopen daylast_img read more

Bench warrant issued for Strabane man due to face assault charge

first_imgA BENCH warrant has been issued for a Strabane man after he failed to appear in court to face charges in connection with an alleged assault in Lifford.Sean Wray (20) of 265 Ballycoleman Estate, Strabane was due before Letterkenny District Court. Gardaí met with a group of youths, who were said to be highly intoxicated, at Ballyduff Park in Lifford, where an allegation of assault was made.Gardaí gave evidence of an arrest, charge and caution against Wray, who replied ‘yeah’ when the charges were put to him.Judge Paul Kelly issued a bench warrant for Wray.Bench warrant issued for Strabane man due to face assault charge was last modified: November 6th, 2019 by Chris McNultyShare 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:Judge Paul KellyLetterkenny District CourtSean Wraystrabanelast_img read more

DONEGAL LFGA: DONEGAL SENIOR LADIES DRAW KERRY IN CHAMPIONSHIP

first_imgDONEGAL’S senior ladies will play the Kingdom in the second qualifying round of this year’s All-Ireland. (Monday, August 4, Birr, Co Offaly, 4pm)The Tir Chonaill girls got a bye through the first round.And they now face a tough assignment against 2103 Munster champions Kerry. It is a tough draw; but Davy McLaughlin’s team won’t fear their opponents.There is little doubt Donegal have progressed under the Moville coach and his back room team.And they are continuing to focus on this part of the championship, with a good win over Armagh in a challenge game midweek.Cavan, who beat Meath today 1-15 to 0-13 in the televised TG4 game, were drawn to play Laois in the 2nd round qualifier. Tyrone will play Monaghan and Westmeath will take on Mayo.#TG4 #LGFA #bethediff DONEGAL LFGA: DONEGAL SENIOR LADIES DRAW KERRY IN CHAMPIONSHIP was last modified: July 26th, 2014 by John2Share 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:all-irelanddonegal ladiesSenior championshiplast_img read more

Oldham Athletic appoint Frankie Bunn as their new manager

first_img 1 Oldham were relegated from League One on the final day of the season in May, leading to Wellens’ departure on June 8.Bunn, a former striker, played for the Latics between 1987 and 1990 and scored 35 goals in 88 appearances before his career was cut short through injury.Speaking about the appointment, owner Abdallah Lemsagam said: “We are delighted to welcome Frankie Bunn to the club as first team manager.“He knows the club very well from his playing time here and he has a wealth of experience working with young talent which has impressed me.“I believe he can take the club forward and give Boundary Park something to cheer about.” Oldham Athletic have appointed Frankie Bunn as their new manager.The 55-year-old has penned a one-year deal and succeeds Richie Wellens at the helm of the League Two club.last_img read more

DONEGAL ESTATE AGENT LAUNCHES AMAZING ‘BUY ONE – GET ONE FREE’ HOUSE OFFER!

first_imgA well-known Donegal estate agent is offering the ultimate house-deal – buy one house and get the one next-door completely free!Estate agent Brendan McGlynn has a number of houses on his books in various parts of the county.Now the Letterkenny-based businessman is selling a number of houses for €100,000 and is throwing in the keys for the house next door for free. He told Donegaldaily.com that the offer is an attempt to move on houses and allows builders to begin work on their next project.The offer relates to three different properties in both Letterkenny and Milford.“There is absolutely no catch – you buy one and you get the house next door free.“These are not houses on a ghost estate – far from it. “We think it’s a really good deal and the idea is to get the last of houses on established residential estates sold.“We have houses in two different estates in both Letterkenny and one in Milford which are the last houses on each estate.“If we can sell the houses we can move on to the next estate and try and keep things going,” he said.Some of the houses even have kitchens and fireplaces fitted.One house, number 38 on the Gleann Rua estate in Letterkenny has been put on the market for €120,000 and the house next door, number 39, has also been thrown in for free! Both these houses have four bedrooms each. There are also two other houses on the same estate up for sale at the same knockdown deal.The other house is located at 28 Cooper’s Crescent in Milford and is a three bedroom semi-detached house. Again the deal here is buy one house for €100,000 and the house next door – number 29 – is free!Brendan, of Brendan McGlynn and Associates, says the houses are a perfect opportunity for young people to get on the housing ladder.And he also says the offer is an attempt to fill up vacant houses on the estates. “There is nothing worse than seeing a few vacant houses on an estate when the rest of the area is looking well and people are living happily together.“It brings the tone of the area down and that’s part of the idea for doing this offer.“Even if two young families come together, this could be the perfect opportunity for two young families.“People are finding it difficult to get money but people don’t need a huge amount of a deposit to get a house – or even two!,” said Brendan.* FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THIS AMAZING OFFER SEE THE DONEGALPROPERTY WEBSITE WHICH FEATURES AS AN ADVERT ON DONEGALDAILY.COMEndsDONEGAL ESTATE AGENT LAUNCHES AMAZING ‘BUY ONE – GET ONE FREE’ HOUSE OFFER! was last modified: September 10th, 2011 by StephenShare 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:Brendan McGlynnestate agentfree house offerletterkennyMilfordlast_img read more

Groundbreaking school STEM programme launched at Donegal school

first_imgMinister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, joined students and representatives of the global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie at a special educational event at St Naul’s National School in Inver today.The visit marked the official launch of the company’s Back to School for STEM programme, a schools’ outreach which promotes the job opportunities widely available in Ireland for those holding STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) qualifications.Employees from AbbVie’s five Irish offices and manufacturing plants will visit schools, including those they themselves studied at, to talk about the difference that those working in STEM can make for wider society. Minister McHugh said: “This programme is about opening young minds to the possibilities that can be unlocked with expertise in STEM.“Fifth and sixth class students in St Naul’s – and at the other primary schools which will be visited by AbbVie employees – will hopefully soon have the opportunity to select science, chemistry, physics and other STEM-related subjects as subject options.Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, tries out an experiment with school principal Rory O’Donnell and Frances Doherty, Robert Love and Caroline of the global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie at a special educational event at St Naul’s National School in Inver, Donegal today. (North West Newspix)“Ireland is a global hub for life sciences and technology, so STEM education is crucial to continued future economic success. I commend AbbVie for their community commitment in working with schools.“It’s crucial we all encourage young people’s interest in STEM. Programmes like this can spark a love of science in children and put them on a path to incredibly rewarding lifelong careers,” he added. Columba McGarvey, Site Director at AbbVie’s manufacturing plant in Ballytivnan, Sligo, and a native of Teelin, spoke to the students about the wide-ranging and exciting career opportunities a STEM-focused career in the biopharmaceutical industry can offer.AbbVie recently announced a €113 million expansion in oncology-focused manufacturing technology at their Ballytivnan site in Sligo. The company also has a second plant in the town. The investment will create approximately 100 new jobs over the course of three years in a variety of technical and manufacturing positions.Mr McGarvey was responsible for managing AbbVie’s plant in Puerto Rico when Hurricane Maria devasted the Caribbean island.He told the young students that successfully studying STEM subjects could literally open up a world of job opportunities.“A career in STEM offers so many possibilities – ones that are fulfilling personally but, crucially, opportunities to positively affect communities and wider society at a time when multiple challenges face us. STEM can help you make a difference whether that be in helping to address climate change or being part of teams developing new treatments for cancer,” he added. Frances Doherty, a Biologics Technician at AbbVie’s Ballytivnan site in Sligo, who is originally from Coolboy outside Letterkenny, gave students her view on the benefits of working in a STEM job.Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, pictured with staff and students and members of AbbVie durng the global biopharmaceutical companys special educational event at St Naul’s National School in Inver, Donegal. (North West Newspix)It is an important perspective at a time when, according to new research[ii], 64 per cent of girls in Irish secondary schools say they don’t know enough about STEM while 26 per cent of all students believe there are easier ways of getting CAO points than choosing to study STEM.“One of the biggest misconceptions about STEM subjects is that they are too difficult to get into, and that they can hinder your progress. The truth is that studying STEM subjects strengthens your options and can set you up for multiple life-long career paths.“If you are strong in these areas, you really do have the chance to change the world for the better. For example, Ireland is a global pharmaceutical manufacturing leader. Ten of the world’s top ten companies are based here, producing life-changing medicines that are distributed to people in need around the world. This is just one example, from just one area, of the many rewarding, challenging and interesting careers that studying STEM can help to unlock.” Students on the day in Inver had the opportunity to participate in a number of STEM-related activities and experiments which helped to outline the key skills that students can acquire by studying STEM subjects.School Principal Rory O’Donnell thanked AbbVie for organising the initiative and paid tribute to Minister McHugh for attending the event and taking time out of his busy schedule to meet and encourage local students.Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh TD, with school principal Rory O’Donnell and pupils with Robert Love, Columba McGarvey and Caroline McClafferty of the global biopharmaceutical company AbbVie at a special educational event at St Naul’s National School in Inver, Donegal today. (North West Newspix)“Role models are vital if young people are to be inspired and encouraged to consider committing to STEM educational pathways and potential careers. Students that develop an interest in STEM in secondary school are more likely to study STEM subjects in college. This programme helps open up their imagination to what’s possible before they have to make those subject choices, and that’s a good thing,” he added.The STEM Gap in IrelandAccording to the most recent Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) ‘Science in Ireland Barometer: An analysis of the Irish public’s perceptions and awareness of STEM[iii]’, 70 per cent of students believe STEM is too specialised for them, and 52 per cent of respondents were deterred from studying science and maths at third level, largely due to the way in which these subjects were taught at primary and secondary level.AbbVie recently announced that it will be the main corporate sponsor of Sligo Science Week for the next three years. This commitment underlines the company’s continued support of science education activities in the wider North West region.Groundbreaking school STEM programme launched at Donegal school was last modified: October 24th, 2019 by StephenShare 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:AbbViedonegalinverSt.NaulsSTEMlast_img read more