first_imgLetterkenny Gaels GAA Club NotesWith the summer holidays just around the corner we are pleased to announce that Letterkenny Gaels will be holding summer camps in Hurling, Camogie & Football. The Hurling camp runs from the 7th-11th of July, Camogie from the 16th-18th of July while the Football Cul Camp is on from 28th July to the 1st of August. For more information contact, 085 1743228 for Hurling, 086 8163605 for Camogie & 086 7325955 for Football. The Seniors and Reserves were back in action last weekend in Convoy. The Seniors finished with a draw while the Reserves were beaten. This weekend we play Robert Emmetts. See Facebook for throw in times. Training continues at Pairc na nGael every Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. New players always welcome.Jim Farrell is currently co-ordinating the Cash for Clobber fundraiser. This is a great way of raising much needed funds for the club and also helps unclutter your wardrobes. Contact Jim at 086 0566893 to arrange your bag or give the clothes directly to any club member.The U-8 footballers took part in a blitz on Saturday. Thanks to the Glenswilly club for hosting and to all the parents for coming out and supporting the teams.U-6, U-8 & U-10 Football continues every Sunday morning at 11am at Pairc na nGael.We are currently looking for girls aged 9-12 to join our U-12 Gaelic football squad. Training on Wednesday evening from 6.30-7.30. Contact Jim Farrell on 086 0566893 for more details. Camogie training continues every Tuesday evening at Pairc na nGael from 6-7pm for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th class. 5th, 6th class & Secondary school on Monday evening 6-7.30pm at Pairc na nGael. Contact 086 8163605 for information. New players welcome.The numbers in our club lotto have increased to 28. Any members of Friends of the Gaels wishing to change their weekly numbers should contact John McDermott or Sharon Harnet.The U-16 training continues at Pairc na nGael every Wednesday & Friday at 5.30pm.Hurling training for U-6, U-8, U-10 and U-12 continues at the pitch every Thursday evening from 6.30-7.30pm. Hurleys and helmets provided for training.Club members wishing to avail of Club Donegal should contact Jim on 0862271435. Membership includes free admission to all Club League & Championship games in the county for 2014. Sympathy is extended to the O’Donnell and Doran families, Glebe, on their recent bereavement.For regular club updates and photos see our club web page, , Facebook page or follow us on Twitter @LetterkennyGaelGAA NEWS: LETTERKENNY GAELS EARN VALUABLE POINT AWAY TO CONVOY was last modified: June 4th, 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:GAALetterkenny GaelsNoticesSportlast_img read more

Alaska News Nightly Thursday Sept 24 2015

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download AudioWalker calls special session on new gas tax, gas line buyoutGov. Bill Walker on Thursday formally called the Alaska Legislature back to Juneau for a third special session this year. His proclamation calls for considering two topics: A tax targeting undeveloped natural gas still in the ground, and buying out Canadian pipeline builder TransCanada’s ownership stake in a proposed natural gas pipeline.Pope wows Alaska senators — and Rep. Young’s wifeLiz Ruskin, APRN-WashingtonAlaska’s congressional delegation had an audience with the Pope Thursday morning. Actually, all of Congress did, along with the president’s cabinet and the Supreme Court. But Senator Lisa Murkowski did have a close encounter with Pope Francis, a personal moment that left her awestruck. Murkowski was among a group of senators assigned to greet the Pope at the Capitol.Murkowski votes to protect Planned Parenthood fundingLiz Ruskin, APRN-WashingtonAfter the Pope left the Capitol, the U.S. Senate took another procedural vote on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, this one linked to a stop-gap measure to fund the government. Sen. Lisa Murkowski was one of eight Republicans to vote against advancing the bill. She sided with Democrats who say cutting Planned Parenthood funds would limit access to healthcare and contraception.Sockeye wildfire defendants ask for delayEllen Lockyer, KSKA-AnchorageThe state’s case against the two defendants in the Sockeye wildfire may not go to trial until sometime next year. At a court hearing in Palmer on Thursday  attorneys for defendants Amy DeWitt and Greg Imig asked Judge David  Zwink for more time to prepare their case.Mexican Counsulate to close in AnchorageAnne Hillman, KSKA-AnchorageThe Mexican Consulate in Anchorage is closing to the public at the end of November because of budgetary reasons.Questions raised about Nome’s hosting patrol vesselsEmily Russell, KNOM-NomeThroughout the summer, Nome’s horizon is dotted with oil tankers, cargo vessels, and foreign icebreakers —anchoring off-shore to avoid the port’s shallow depth. A recent stopover by the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Munro raised questions about the Nome’s inability to host patrol vessels that help ensure the nation’s security in the Arctic.Contentious minor offenses ordinance to start in 2016Jillian Rogers, KHNS-HainesThe contentious minor offenses ordinance, an order that assigns fines to more than 200 violations, will take effect Jan. 1 with an amendment to clarify who exactly can write the tickets. The ordinance passed Tuesday evening during a four-hour emotional rollercoaster of a meeting.Bristol Bay sockeye included in school lunchesMolly Dischner, KDLG-DillinghamThousands of cans of Bristol Bay sockeye will make their way to school lunches and other federal food programs around the country this winter as part of a USDA bailout.Author Seth Kantner out with new bookLori Townsend, APRN-AnchorageMost authors struggle to get their work noticed…at all…and would love to get a phone call by a publisher, asking them to write something…but for Northwest Arctic resident and writer Seth Kantner…maybe not.last_img read more