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first_imgBruckless/Killaghtee/ Dunkineely notes 14.03.16Naomh Ultan The Club, along with Killaghtee Accordion Band, present ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, on Saturday 16th April, in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal. Limited tickets at €15 are available.Bord na nÓg are holding a table quiz in Mary Murrin’s on Thursday 24th March, starting at 9:00pm sharp. Teams of four, spot prises galore, come along and enjoy a night of fun.The football league starts this weekend, with an away game against Naomh Colmcille, for both seniors and reserves. The senior team have been drawn in the Championship (Intermediate) with Aoah Rua (Ballyshannon), Cloghaneely and Naomh Colmcille. Training for u-12s and u-13s continues in Bruckless Community Centre, each Saturday morning at 10:00am.Easter Camp for children takes place on 21st, 22nd and 23rd March.The Club 25 Card Drive continues every Wednesday in Mary Murrin’s at 9:00pm.Would You Like to Learn to Be a Coach?Donegal Sports Partnership is running a Community Coaching Programme. This is a part time course for anyone aged 18-35 and unemployed.For more information please contact Donegal Sports Partnership on 0749116078 or [email protected] note closing date is 12.00 noon on Friday 25th of March.  Youth Events in Methodist Hall, DunkineelyAnchor Boys Fri nights 6:45 – 8:00pm (4 – 8yr olds)Boys Brigade Fri nights 8:00 – 9:30pmBadminton Mondays nights 3rd – 5th Class 6:30 – 7:306th Class – teens 7:30 – 8:30Adults 8:30 – till finishO’Donnell School of MusicWe are fortunate to have some excellent musicians living in our community, and we are also fortunate that we can learn from these talented individuals. Music Lessons are held in the Dunkineely Community Ltd Office building on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week from 3:30 to 9:00pm. For further information contact 087 9644019. Recovery from Emotional DistressGROW – Gradually, Regaining, Our, Wellbeing! Support and a program for recovery. Weekly Meetings at Niall Mor Centre, Killybegs on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. Also in the Day Hospital, adjacent to Donegal Hospital on Tuesday evenings at 8:00pm. For further information contact Marian on (086)7856912. All are welcome. Dunkineely Community Ltd Office HoursPlease note that DCL Office Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 9:30am to 12:30pm. Tuesdays and Thursdays are dedicated to projects outside the office. If someone is in the office on these days, please come in. feel free to pop into the office for a chat, use the Internet (20c per half hour),  print or photocopy documents (20c per page) or borrow a book.Going on a Sun Holiday?Print your Boarding Pass with us in the DCL office.LibraryOne of the greatest gifts you can give a child is to teach him or her to read; it is something that will help them throughout their lives, and will bring them a lot of pleasure. It is sad to see so many libraries closing, through lack of funding, but we are happy to report that Dunkineely Community Ltd (DCL) has a small library of over 1000 books. We have books ranging from Children’s Literature to Teenage Fiction (The Fault in our stars), Biographies to Classics (Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice), from Horror to Comedy, Booker-Prize to Thrillers, Health to Hobbies, etc. etc.  Borrowing costs 20c per book.Bluestack Ramblers Walks for March20th March walk. Michael & Agatha Mc Garrigle will lead a 4 hour Moderate to strenuous walk on Breesy Hill. Meeting at the Tourist Office Donegal Town at 10.00 a.m. and at the Breesy Centre at 10.30 a.m. Phone 086 8627605 for more information.27th March is EASTER SUNDAY so there will be no Club Walk.Dance ClassesLearn to Jive, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep and Two-hand Dances.Bayview Hotel, Killybegs on Wednesday evenings at 8:00pmAll are welcome to these evenings of Fun and Exercise. Only €8.Keep FitPiloxing Classes every Thursday morning in Dunkineely Community Centre, at 09:45am. All ladies welcome. Piloxing is a high energy combination of pilates, boxing and dance. Contact SMFitness for further enquiries 086 7900554.Crochet Classes Classes continuing every Monday night in Inver Community Centre; phone 9736166 or contact Marian on 0861244667.South Donegal Branch of the Irish Pony ClubCommunity meeting Friday 18th March @at 7:30pm at the usual venue.Dates for your diary:Tuesday, 22nd March, stable management/achievement badges and horse psychology day.Thursday, 31st March, Easter Hack/treasure hunt/riding and road safety/soup to finish kindly being donated by Harvey’s Point Hotel, Lough Eske.Please book asap in with Ann Conaghan, 086 0522834.COMMUNITY: PROGRAM ON RECOVERY FROM EMOTIONAL DISTRESS AT NIALL MÓR CENTRE was last modified: March 14th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:CommunityFeaturesNoticesProgramlast_img read more

December 28, 2019 0

Kindle App for iPhone, iPad Now Does Audio and Video

first_imgTags:#Amazon#E-Books#mobile#web sarah perez What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Amazon announced today its Kindle application for Apple mobile devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, now offers embedded video and audio clips within its e-books. At launch time, there are just thirteen titles sporting the new functionality, including a cookbook augmented by video demos and a nature guide called Bird Songs that lets you read about – and hear – various bird calls. But this is only the beginning, says Amazon. “We look forward to seeing what authors and publishers create…using the new functionality,” said Dorothy Nicholls, director of Amazon’s Kindle unit. While seemingly minor, the update gives Amazon an immediate advantage in the race to be the e-reader of choice for digital customers. In Amazon’s world, it’s not necessarily about having the number one hardware device for consuming digital text, it’s about having the number one platform, which is where the iPhone and iPad apps come into play.On the hardware front, Amazon last week dropped prices for the Kindle 3G to $189 from $259, to better compete with Barnes & Noble’s Nook device, now $199 for its 3G version. Now, on the software side, Amazon is ushering in a new era for digital books, with these “augmented editions” that offer more than just text. Beyond the “Accompanying CD-ROM”Of course, the idea to sell multimedia content along with a book is not, in and of itself, a new idea. Over the years, plenty of books have been sold with accompanying CD-ROMs or DVDs with additional material, especially in educational texts where study guides, video tutorials, practice tests and digital references come in handy. But it hasn’t been until the e-reader era that the ability to view these extras has been so seamlessly integrated with the reading experience itself. You no longer have to place the book down, insert a physical disk into a computer and then launch the book’s extras. It’s all blended into one package. Reinventing Reading? Already, the technology is enabling new experiences, such as in the digital guidebook, Rick Steves’ London, which offers five narrated audio tours of famous landmarks like the British Museum and St. Paul’s Cathedral. You can read the book on your iPhone or iPad then pop in your headphones to take a tour. But will these new augmented digital experiences truly usher in a new way to read? It may be too early to tell the broader impact the technology will have on the world at large, but outside Amazon’s universe, there are several publishers who are embracing the new digital format, both in e-books and e-magazines, with innovative offerings. The Alice in Wonderland iPad App, for example, was recently touted as a “reinvention” of reading, with its animations and interactive content. But really it’s just a pop-up book re-imagined for the digital age. There’s also a collection of digital magazines for the iPad, each experimenting with how best to incorporate media like video, audio and music, along with their text-based content. Wired’s iPad edition, for instance, offers video and audio in addition to news articles, leading to initial sales rivaling that of its newsstand counterpart. Entertainment Weekly, on the other hand, pared down its magazine for the iPad, with its launch of the EW “Must List,” a weekly top 10 featuring the best in film, books, TV and music where each item is linked to associated media like song clips or movie trailers. For book publishers, there are numerous possibilities to offer multimedia extras similar to these. But outside of reference books and nonfiction, writers will need to be careful about overindulging in these media bonuses. The point of reading – well, reading fiction at least – is not to see, but see with your mind’s eye. Imagination will always surpass media, no matter how new and glossy it is. Publishers should not fear the technology, though, but implement it thoughtfully and carefully going forward. Related Posts center_img Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technologylast_img read more

December 16, 2019 0


first_imgPrior to the start of the State of Origin series, the two captains of the men’s open teams Steve Roberts (New South Wales) and Daniel Withers (Queensland) shared their final thoughts.Steve Roberts on…The first game:“The nerves are starting to creep in but there is a good feeling amongst the boys. We are seeking redemption from the last time we played.”The 2012 series loss:“We’ve spoken more so about us and what we can do. I think we are masters of our own destiny. We talked about our attitude and getting that right.”The sky blue of New South Wales:“Whenever you put on a rep jersey, I always wear it with pride. That’s the feeling we are trying to distil in everyone within the team. It is up there with the fastest touch you will play, alongside the Trans-Tasman series. It is really exciting and the skill level out there will be on show.”Daniel Withers on…His team:“We are pumped and are really keen to go. We have got some really young guys who are just enthusiastic and are tearing at the bit to get out there and prove they are more than good enough.”Pressure of being defending champions and playing in Queensland:“At the end of the day you just have to take it as another game. For us it is about coming down tonight, turning up and make sure for 40 minutes we rip and tear, take care of a few things in our game plan and make the scoreboard in our favour.”Team’s preparation:“We had our last session a couple of weeks ago and it was incredibly sharp. I was probably the most sharpest session I’ve ever walked away from in my touch career. We are extremely excited and to see these young boys out there, and if they can bring their A-game, it will just be awesome.”State of Origin series:“You look at the rugby league guys and the New South Wales versus Queensland rivalry, nothing changes. It is probably the fastest game you will ever be involved in and to get out there, play at this level, against some of your mates and the best players in the world, there is no better stage to be running on.”There are plenty of ways to keep up-to-date with all of the latest results, news and information from the 2014 State of Origin. The Touch Football Australia and State of Origin websites will be updated regularly throughout the event with all of the latest information and can be found by clicking on the links below: www.soo.mytouchfooty.com www.touchfootball.com.au All of Touch Football Australia’s social media pages will be regularly updated throughout the NYC event, so be sure to ‘like’ and ‘follow’ us by clicking on the links below. Facebook – www.facebook.com/touchfootballaustralia Twitter – www.twitter.com/touchfootyaus (be sure to use the hashtag #soo2014) Instagram – www.instagram.com/touchfootballaustralia (be sure to use the hashtag #soo2014) The TFA YouTube channel will also have highlights and live games streamed throughout the event. Please click on the link below to be taken to the channel, and be sure to become a subscriber to the channel – www.youtube.com/touchfootballausPlease note, the link for the Open’s games by television production company, Power Productions – https://new.livestream.com/powerproductions/2014stateoforiginseriesRelated LinksCaptain’s tales: Menlast_img read more

November 7, 2019 0

Baylor’s Terrell Burt, After Being Accused Of Flop: “I Will Never Ever Fake An Injury”

first_imgBaylor's Terrell Burt falls down on the field.Twitter/@BleacherReportMidway through the fourth quarter of Saturday’s Big 12 showdown between Baylor and Oklahoma, Bears safety Terrell Burt went down with what Kirk Herbstreit, on air, called a “bush league” flop. As it turns out, Burt’s injury was legit, and Herbstreit later apologized for his comments on Twitter. Today, Burt took to the platform, and made sure to let everyone know that he’d do something like that.I will never ever fake an injury. I will always fight for my brothers and give them my all regardless. #BaylorNation #lionhearted— Terrell Burt (@terrell_burt_13) November 16, 2015Burt had reportedly been injured on a prior play, but did not want to come out of the game, so teammate Ryan Reid had to tell him to go down to receive treatment.last_img read more

October 27, 2019 0

Beside The Points For Monday May 21 2018

Oh, and don’t forgetomg only $17?! We’re launching a sports newsletter. 🏆  Join the squad. Subscribe See more NBA predictions Leicester City is bigger right?neil:It’s a great Q which was less likely going into the seasonI think Leicester still more unlikelyEPL more ruled by money, less by randomness than NHLBut this was the general consensus going into the year:Wow The Golden Knights Are Going To Be BadPredictions NBA All newsletters It’s my last day at FiveThirtyEight! I’m next starting a daily newsletter, Numlock News. If you’ve been a fan of Beside The Points, please subscribe!Things That Caught My EyeKnights in FiveThe Vegas Golden Knights became just the second-ever expansion team in the post-1960 histories of the NHL, NBA, NFL or MLB to reach the championship in their very first season of existence. The Knights dispatched the Winnipeg Jets after winning four games of their series to the Jets’ one. The 1967-68 St. Louis Blues are the only previous team to pull it off, albeit in a league with 12 teams. [ESPN]Warm WNBA welcomeThe Connecticut Sun beat the brand-new Las Vegas Aces 101-65 on Sunday by the largest ever margin of victory for a WNBA opening day game. Vegas rookie A’ja Wilson, the top pick in the 2018 draft, showed promise with 14 points and 10 rebounds in her debut. [ESPN]We’re getting worse at gambling somehowWith sports gambling poised to make a nation-wide splash following a nod from the Supreme Court, it’s worth asking if we are actually even good at it to begin with. In 1992, casinos kept just 2.81 percent of the wagers they handled on sports. Over the next 15 years, casinos got better at wooing easier marks in, and their haul peaked at 7.89 percent in 2006. In 2017 the house took 5.11 percent of all sports wagers. [FiveThirtyEight]Try out our interactive, Which World Cup Team Should You Root For?U.S.A. is #1 at #3The United States defeated Canada 4-1 to take the bronze medal at the world ice hockey championship. Sweden took gold and Switzerland took silver. This is the third time the U.S. has won the bronze medal in the past six years. [ESPN]Who can’t touch the new ball?This year there are 22 hitters in major league baseball who have seen 30 pitches that were 96 miles per hour or higher and who have failed to generate a single hit off the speedy balls. Several of those players are north of 30 years old, meaning that the necessity to make major adjustments to the new, faster pitching game may be trouble for more experienced players. [ESPN]Ledecky the G.O.A.T.Katie Ledecky set a new record in the 1500m at the IU Natatorium with 15:20.48. She beat the previous record-holder, who is also Katie Ledecky, by a full 5 seconds. At this point the top eight fastest 1500m times are all held by Katie Ledecky. [USA Swimming]Big Number(s)31 horsesCongratulations to Justify, who became the 31st horse to win both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes since 1931. Justify was scheduled to arrive at Churchill Downs on Sunday. If this horse wants to be the 13th horse to win the Triple Crown — gonna level with you I do not think the horse wants that, it’s a horse, and I doubt horses fully understand the enormous apparatus around professional racing to the level that it’s compelled to aspire — but if Justify does seek to become the 13th crown winner, holding off rival Good Magic by only 2 ½ lengths definitely means the Belmont Stakes in three weeks is any horses’ game. [ESPN]Leaks from Slack: micah: read more

September 28, 2019 0

Mens Basketball No 22 Ohio State survives scare against Northwestern with 7165

Ohio State junior guard C.J. Jackson (3) points to the crowd after making a three pointer in the second half of the game against Maryland on Jan. 11 in the Schottenstein Center. Dakich made three of four three point attempts in the first half aiding Ohio State to a 91-69 win. Credit: Jack Westerheide | Photo EditorNo. 22 Ohio State (16-4, 7-0 Big Ten) staved off a late comeback attempt by Northwestern (11-9, 2-5 Big Ten) on the road to win 71-65 Wednesday.The Wildcats trailed the Buckeyes by as much as 15 points with 13 minutes left in the game, but a 10-2 run by Northwestern drew the game to within three with 43.2 seconds left. But junior guard C.J. Jackson made three free throws to push Ohio State’s lead to six and ice the game.The Buckeyes outrebounded the Wildcats 38-25. Ohio State shot 47 percent from the field compared to 45 percent by Northwestern. A key difference between the two teams came in free-throw shooting, with Ohio State making 13-of-17 and Northwestern struggling at the line, going just 5-of-10.Ohio State sophomore center Micah Potter led the team in points with 13. He was a perfect 5-for-5 from the field with a 3 and two made free throws. Redshirt junior forward Keita Bates-Diop scored just 10 points, his second-lowest total of the season.Northwestern redshirt junior forward Vic Law led all players with 14 points, but struggled from the 3, making just 25 percent. Northwestern got off to a fast start, grabbing the 12-6 lead with 14:14 left in the first half. But from that point on, Ohio State went on a 22-5 run to take the 28-17 lead. Freshman center Kaleb Wesson scored six points during the run. During the first half, Northwestern had production from just four players. Senior forward Gavin Skelly had nine points, senior guard Scottie Lindsey had eight points, Law had seven points and freshman guard Anthony Gaines made a free throw. The rest of the team shot a combined 0-for-5 from the field. read more

September 28, 2019 0

Dembele says goodbye to Celtics fans

first_imgThe French striker will now play in the Ligue 1 club Lyon, but before he left he sent a message to the Bhoys and Ghirls supportersFrench forward Moussa Dembele decided to quit Scottish Premiership team Celtic in order to join Ligue 1 side, Lyon.The £19.7 million transfer was done just before the transfer deadline.But before he left, he sent a heartful letter to his fans using Twitter.“My journey at Celtic has come to an end and it’s time for me to embrace a new challenge,” he said as reported by The Scotzine.“Through my journey at Celtic, I have experienced many great memories that will last with me forever.”“My purpose was always to bring you joy and happiness,” he added.“You will always have a special place in my heart and I will never forget my time at Celtic, simply because you are special people.”Mikey Johnston, CelticJohnston is disappointed after being injured Manuel R. Medina – September 11, 2019 Celtic winger Mikey Johnston was disappointed to miss Scotland Under 21 national team’s victories over San Marino and Croatia, and he hopes he can return to play soon.“I’m not gonna lie to you, I will miss playing against Rangers and the particular excitement that it brings, but I have other challenges ahead that I’m looking forward to,” he explained.“Every time I will watch Celtic I will remember that day when you were singing ‘I saw Dembélé on the telly he scored a hat-trick against them…’ That September derby when we annihilated Rangers was surely the moment we fell in love. DEMBELTION.”“We went to the Champions League together, we conquered Glasgow together, planted our flag on rival territory together, we lost a few… but won a lot,” Dembele commented.“I am leaving feeling that I have achieved everything I can as a Celtic player. I feel truly blessed and proud to be in Celtic’s history book as an invincible and double treble winner.”“THANK YOU to all the fans across the world and the charity foundation. THANK YOU to the people at the club; the manager and the coaching staff, my teammates and the board members. THANK YOU to the office people, security staff, cleaners and kitchen workers. THANK YOU, EVERYONE, in the background that the public doesn’t see but make this club so special,” he concluded.pic.twitter.com/mROtRTBHfK— Moussa Dembélé (@MDembele_10) September 1, 2018last_img read more

September 18, 2019 0

Third victim in Encinitas cliff collapse identified

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The three victims killed in the Encinitas bluff collapse have been identified as members of the same family.Officials said yesterday that 65-year-old Julie Davis and 35-year-old Anne Clave, a mother and daughter, died in the cliff collapse. The third victim has been identified as Elizabeth Cox, Davis’ sister.The three women died yesterday and two others were injured after the cliffs above them collapsed.The area has since been reopened to the public, and a memorial has been set up for the community to pay their respects to the family. KUSI Newsroom, KUSI Newsroom Updated: 6:39 PMcenter_img Posted: August 4, 2019 Third victim in Encinitas cliff collapse identified August 4, 2019last_img read more

September 17, 2019 0