The Donegal Road Safety Group honoured

first_img Twitter 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report WhatsApp Google+ Facebook Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Facebook By News Highland – May 29, 2012 Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter The Donegal Road Safety Group, responsible for the annual road safety events for students, has been honoured with a Civic Reception by Donegal County Council.Earlier this year the Council won the ‘Council of the Year’ award at the Local Authority Members Association Awards for its flagship Road Safety Road Show.The award  recognised the contribution the Road Safety Road Show has had in educating young drivers of the dangers on the roads.The council established the road safety group due in response to the upward surge in road deaths and to date over 12,000 young people have seen the hard hitting presentation.The initiative was introduced during Councillor John Boyle year as Mayor – he says it is having an impact and the road show should be compulsory for all young people seeking a licence:[podcast][/podcast]One of those who contribute to the show is Dr Gerry Lane from Letterkenny General’s Emergency Department – he says the aim is to get the number of people dying on our roads down to zero:[podcast][/podcast] Pinterestcenter_img Pinterest Previous articleBoots Ireland cuts cost of prescription drugsNext articleHealth Minister: Cross border approach best option for Lifford Hospital News Highland Newsx Adverts The Donegal Road Safety Group honoured RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ WhatsApp Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powerslast_img read more

Donegal make history with back to back Ulster Titles

first_img By News Highland – July 22, 2012 Google+ Facebook O’Kane and McCarter take up coaching rules Twitter NewsSport Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleTanaiste to deliver John Hume Lecture at MacGill Summer SchoolNext articleDonegal footballers en route to Donegal Town News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp WhatsApp Google+ Donegal make history with back to back Ulster Titles Donegal to get 50 tickets for Armagh but not for spectators Twitter Donegal are the Anglo-Celt Cup Winners after a storming second half performance in Clones on Sunday.It’s the first time in history that Donegal have won back-to-back Ulster Championship titles and the first times any team has achieved the feat having taken part in the preliminary roundFrank McGlynn and Leo McCloone hit the net to help Jim McGuinness’s team to a big 2-18 to 13 points win over Down.Donegal keeper Paul Durcan says today’s win was bigger than last year’s Ulster success[podcast][/podcast]Defender Karl Lacey was asked if ever thought Donegal could win back-to-back titles:[podcast][/podcast]Donegal march on to the All-Ireland quarter-finals while Down will take on Tipperary in round 4 of the qualifiers.That game was preceded by the minor final which Tyrone won beating Monaghan 0-14 to 1-8. Facebook Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegallast_img read more

MS Dhoni captains India for 200th time in one-day internationals

first_imgMS Dhoni returned to lead India as Rohit Sharma was rested for the Super Four match against Afghanistan at the Asia Cup in Dubai on Tuesday. Dhoni had stepped down as India’s limited overs captain in January 2017 and handed over the reins to Virat Kohli.Dhoni returned to lead India for the first time after 696 days.This is Dhoni’s 200th ODI as India captain. He had last captained India in the ODI series against New Zealand.India vs Afghanistan – Live UpdatesAt the toss, Dhoni urged his men to keep their intensity up in the dead rubber and added it was destiny that he was leading India for the 200th time in ODIs.”We were looking to bowl first. Quite a few changes. Both the openers are missing, Bhuvi, Bumrah and Chahal are also missing. Everybody who hadn’t played in this tournament get a chance. They are part of the 15 and are representing India.”We’ll have to keep the intensity up. It is important for them to adjust to the line and length they need to bowl. I was not really sure of where I am standing. I have captained 199 ODIs, so this gives me an opportunity to make it 200.”It’s all destiny and I have always believed in that. It’s not in my control, once I left captainship. Good to complete 200, but I don’t think it really matters.”Captain Cool is back!Some changes for India means Rohit Sharma rests and MS Dhoni once again takes the reins! His 200th ODI as captain.He’s lost the toss and Afghanistan are batting, while Deepak Chahar makes his debut.#INDvAFG LIVE (@ICC) September 25, 2018Despite stepping down as captain, Dhoni has continued to influence the Indian team as a strong leader. He can be heard giving instructions to talented buy young spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal. Besides, Dhoni’s use of the Decision Review System (DRS) in the shorter formats has helped India on several occasions.Virat Kohli, who was rested for the Asia Cup, leans heavily on Dhoni for tactical decisions on the field.READ – I’ve learned the most from MS Dhoni: Virat KohliIn a recent interview to Wisden, Kohli said he has learnt the most from MS Dhoni. “I’ve learned the most from MS, standing so close to him at slip so many times and just observing him at close quarters.”MS Dhoni – 200th ODI as Captain of #TeamIndia #INDvAFG (@BCCI) September 25, 2018India’s final Super Four match against Afghanistan gave the two-time world champions the opportunity to make several changes. Rohit, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah were rested as India have already qualified for the final. They will face off against the winner of the Bangladesh vs Pakistan Super Four match.Dhoni is India’s most successful captain across formats. Before Tuesday, Dhoni had led India in 199 ODIs out of which he won 110 matches and lost 74.Here’s our Playing XI for the game. Deepak Chahar makes his ODI debut for #TeamIndia.#INDvAFG (@BCCI) September 25, 2018MS Dhoni therefore became only the third cricketer captain in 200 ODIs. Ricky Ponting led Australia (ICC) in 230 ODIs from 2002-2012 while New Zeland’s Stephen Fleming led in 218 ODIs from 1997-2007.Dhoni also needs 95 runs to score 10,000 ODI runs for India.This is a nostalgic moment for Indian cricket fans. Under Dhoni, India won three major ICC tournaments: the World T20 (2007), the World Cup (2011) and the Champions Trophy (2013).last_img read more