Arranmore Island secures funding to implement Irish Language Plan

first_img WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arranmore Island secures funding to implement Irish Language Plan Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Google+ Previous articleTop 8 at Harvest Rally will win Championship for Declan BoyleNext articleDCC hasn’t ruled out meeting to discuss presidential candidates News Highland Pinterest By News Highland – September 17, 2018 AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic center_img Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Plans to rejuvenate the Irish language on Arranmore Island are progressing following confirmation that the island is to receive funding.€100,000 has been sanctioned to implement an Irish Language plan and to employ a language planning officer on the island.Manager of the Comharchumann on Arranmore and secretary of the Language Steering Committee Noreen Muldowney has been outlining what they hope to achieve:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/noreenweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest Twitter Facebooklast_img read more

Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City player on missing plane

first_imgPremier League footballer Emiliano Sala was on a light aircraft which went missing over the Channel Islands, the French Civil Aviation authority said.The Argentine striker was one of two people on board the Piper Malibu which lost contact off Alderney in the Channel Islands on Monday night.Cardiff City signed the 28-year-old for a club-record £15m fee from French club Nantes on Saturday.Guernsey Police said there was “no trace” of the Cardiff-bound aircraft.Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESIt left Nantes at 19:15 and had been flying at 5,000ft when it contacted Jersey air traffic control requesting descent, the force said. The plane lost contact while at 2,300ft.Sightings of red flares were reported during a lifeboat and helicopter search, but “nothing of significance was found”, a Channel Islands Air Search spokeswoman said.Media captionCardiff City signed the 28-year-old from French club NantesPolice said on Tuesday more than 1,000sq miles had been searched by five aircraft and two lifeboats. The search had resumed after being called off overnight “due to strengthening winds, worsening sea conditions and reducing visibility”. Cardiff Airport confirmed the aircraft was due to arrive from Nantes but a spokeswoman said there were no further details.Guernsey harbour master Captain David Barker said no distress call had been received.”It’s far easier to see something on the surface in daylight,” he said. “We are looking for any traces of an aircraft, a life raft, persons in the water, life jackets.”The Met Office said conditions were not “too intense” at the time the aircraft went missing but had become wetter and windier later in the evening.Media captionEmiliano Sala told Cardiff City he wanted to “start training and get down to work” Cardiff signed Sala for a club record fee after protracted negotiations with Nantes and he was due to join his new teammates for training on Tuesday.He has been among the top scorers in France in recent years and had scored 13 league and cup goals this season, third behind Kylian Mbappe and Nicolas Pepe.’Last goodbye’When his move to Cardiff was announced, he said: “It gives me great pleasure and I can’t wait to start training, meet my new teammates and get down to work.”The most recent tweet from Sala’s account was a picture of him and his former team-mates, captioned “La ultima ciao”, or “the last goodbye”.last_img read more

“Grandma, Something Happened to My Head;” Boy Shot after Leaving Drive-Thru

first_imgA boy who was riding in a car with his grandma ended up being wounded in a shooting between two other men earlier this month.The shooting happened in Boynton Beach on July 15, authorities say.Police arrested 29-year-old Valdanio Louis on charges of attempted first-degree murder, leaving the scene of a crash, and discharging a firearm from a vehicle.According to investigators, Louis, who was driving a Mitsubishi SUV, stopped at an intersection near a KFC restaurant on NE 1st Street and opened fire on a man in a Mercedes behind him.Officials say the gunfire struck a car being driven by a woman who just left KFC with her grandson.The woman told police she heard the gunshot, and then her grandson said, “Grandma, something happened to my head.”Photo courtesy: Palm Beach County Sheriff’s OfficeShe says she saw blood coming from the boy’s nose and mouth. Family members rushed him to the hospital, and there is no word on his condition.Louis crashed the SUV and ran from the scene. Officers found his wallet and identification card in the vehicle.Surveillance video from nearby businesses showed Louis shooting at the Mercedes.After the incident, police said Louis went to his son’s mother’s house to take a shower.While there, he told her that he just got into a car accident.However, an informant also told police Louis admitted to the shooting.last_img read more

Lacey City Council Seeks Planning Commission Members

first_imgFacebook9Tweet0Pin0Submitted by City of LaceyThe Lacey City Council is currently recruiting for two vacancies on the Planning Commission. One position must be filled by a resident who lives in the City limits. The second position can be filled by a resident who lives in the City limits or within the Lacey Urban Growth Area. The vacancies are open until filled.The 9-member Lacey Planning Commission develops recommendations for long-range comprehensive planning goals and policies in the City of Lacey and areas outside of the city that may seek annexation. The Planning Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, at 7:00 p.m. at Lacey City Hall.For more information, or to get an application, contact Livia Romero at 360-413-4387 or [email protected] You can also download an application at ci.lacey.wa.us. Please submit a letter of interest and resume with your application.last_img read more