REVEALED: COUNCIL ‘SHOCKS’ PUBLIC INTO MASSIVE RECYCLING DRIVE!

first_imgOne of the nine articulated lorries filled with electrical goods.Donegal County Council has collected 40 tonnes of waste and helped to filled nine articulated lorries.Throughout August the council in conjunction with WEEE Ireland organised eight free “one- off” electrical goods recycling days across the county.These days took place over the course of three weekends in Falcarragh, Carrigart, Bunbeg, Buncrana, Lifford, Kilybegs, Bundoran and Glencolmcille. Over 40 tonnes of all types of large and small waste electrical and electronic goods were collected for recycling, filling a total of nine articulated lorries.WEEE standing for waste electrical and electronic equipment was set up to allow householders to bring back their old electrical or electronic items to retailers for free.Meaning that if a retailer has given a householder 24 hours’ notice of delivery and your old item is ready for collection the retailer must collect the old item on delivery of the new one, completely free of charge.If the item is not available for immediate collection and the householder has been given 24 hours’ notice of delivery the householder can return the item to the store or to a recycling centre. If however, the retailer has not given 24hours’ notice of delivery the householder can ask the retailer to return and take the old item back within 15 days. Consumers purchasing goods online or from catalogues should be aware that the retailer must ensure that electrical goods can be returned free of charge on a one-for-one basis. They must also place a visible notice on their website, catalogue or advertisements indicating free take-back.Larger electrical stores with sales that are greater than 400 sq metres must take back small electrical and electronic items (less than 25cm) free of charge without any obligation to purchase a new one.Bring waste electrical goods back to one of Donegal’s six Recycling Centres for FreeYou can bring back your waste electrical goods free of charge all year round to any one of the six recycling centres in Donegal. The recycling centres are located in Letterkenny, Laghey, Milford, Carndonagh, Dungloe and Stranorlar.All sizes and all types of old unwanted electrical goods or electronic goods are accepted for recycling free of charge, basically anything with a plug or a battery. Check out opening hours at www.brysonrecycling.org . For more information on the free recycling of electrical or electronic goods visit www.donegalcoco.ie or www.weeeireland.ie or contact David Friel Recycling Officer on 074 9176274 or Suzanne Bogan, Waste Awareness Officer on 074 9176276.REVEALED: COUNCIL ‘SHOCKS’ PUBLIC INTO MASSIVE RECYCLING DRIVE! was last modified: September 10th, 2014 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:Donegal County Councilrecyclinglast_img read more

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FEARS FOR GLENTIES COURT HOUSE AS IT CLOSES – WITH NO MONEY FOR REPAIRS

first_imgGlenties Court HouseGLENTIES court house is to close – because the Government won’t come up with the cash to carry out minor repairs.Future district court sittings will now be held in a local community centre. Judge Paul Kelly said today’s sitting would be the last.The building was opened in 1843 and has been used ever since.Last year a storm sent hail crashing through windows during a sitting.Donegal Daily understands around €40,000 is needed for repairs but for health and safety reasons the court cannot sit there again until those repairs are carried out.The Courts Service has so far not come up with the money.Local people fear the building will fall into further disrepair – and will never be used again.FEARS FOR GLENTIES COURT HOUSE AS IT CLOSES – WITH NO MONEY FOR REPAIRS was last modified: September 23rd, 2015 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:closedcourt houseGlentieslast_img read more

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Senate votes to OK texts including gays

first_imgSACRAMENTO – California children would read about homosexuals’ contributions to history under a bill approved Thursday by state senators who often drew on their own childhood experiences in supporting the measure. The bill would require California’s social science textbooks to include the contributions of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people to the state and nation’s history. California is the nation’s largest buyer of textbooks, with annual spending topping $400 million. The measure passed 22-15, with no Republican votes. It heads to the Assembly, where opponents vowed another fight. The bill, introduced by Sen. Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica, the state’s first openly gay legislator, also would bar textbooks and other instructional material that portrayed gays in a negative light. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsGrowing up, “there was nobody in the history books except white men” and Betsy Ross, Betty Crocker and Betty Boop, said Kuehl. “All we’re saying is, let us also be reflected in history.” Two of every three gay students are verbally harassed and one of six is physically harassed, said Geoff Kors, executive director of Equality California, which sponsored the legislation.last_img read more

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Coventry vs Arsenal U21: Live talkSPORT commentary, start time and team news

first_imgCoventry host Arsenal’s Young Guns in the Sky Blues’ opening Checkatrade Trophy fixture.This is the first time that Arsenal have entered a side into the competition – and will give stars of the future a platform to impress. impact How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures silverware Getty FOOTBALL LATEST Arsenal face Mark Robins side in their Checkatrade opener England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade MONEY highlights Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade possible standings smart causal 1 What time is kick-off?This Checkatrade Trophy clash will be held on Wednesday, September 12.Kick-off at the Ricoh Arena is at 7.45pm.The two sides are contesting a group alongside Forest Green Rovers and Cheltenham Town.How can I listen on talkSPORT?Tune into talkSPORT2 from 7.30pm for live coverage of this game.You can listen using your DAB radio, the talkSPORT app or our web player. What is the team news?Conor Chaplin scored his first goal for Coventry in the 2-1 win over Oxford and will be hoping to push on the cups competitions.And Mark Robins has a fully fit squad to choose from as they begin their campaign in this competition.It remains to be seen the strength of the side which Arsenal choose to field, with a huge pool of talent to choose from.last_img read more

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SOS! DONEGAL’S RNLI TO HAVE ITS BIG DAY OUT

first_imgThe RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea off the coast of Co Donegal and all around out coastline.And it relies totally on the generosity of the public and through fundraising activities.Thankfully there have been no serious incidents locally, but throughout Ireland crews have been out and about braving the elements, putting their own lives in danger, all to help others! 31st January is traditionally known as SOS day throughout Ireland and the UK.A day when communities come together to support the work of the RNLI and raise funds by having an SOS day, be it sponsored events, Sausage Sizzles, Shaves, or anything beginning with an S.This year in Donegal there will be a fundraising campaign to support SOS day on Sunday 26th at 3pm , when there will be 5k walks taking place all over the county.These walks, to be known as a ‘Stroll on Sunday’, will take place in Downings, Rathmullan, Letterkenny, Malin, Burtonport, Buncrana and Aranmore, with perhaps more locations nearer the time. This will be a family fun afternoon where no experience is needed, but only a willingness to participate and support a worthy charity, as well as parting with a few Euro to help a good cause.Bring the children, bring the family and there will be refreshments served afterwards with all monies raised going towards the ongoing work of the RNLI.There will be more details nearer the time, but if you’d like more information soon or would like to get involved contact Hazel @ 086 2804555 in the meantime.That’s SOS , Sunday 26th January at 3 pm at a location near you! SOS! DONEGAL’S RNLI TO HAVE ITS BIG DAY OUT was last modified: January 12th, 2014 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:donegalfundraisingRNLIlast_img read more

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 124 | Frost and the Fairfield County Fair

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Dale, Matt and Kolt in today on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast powered by AgriGold. Matt gives us an update on his thirty animals that his two kids exhibited at the Fairfield County Fair. In between his estimated 70 miles walked, Matt found time to catch up with Trish Preston of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.The crew talks about the frost and what that means for the crops. We get an update from Dale who visits with Corey Cockerill of Wilmington College on their visit day. Matt and Dale catch up with two ladies from John Deere on the opportunities for ladies in Agriculture.last_img read more

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FIFA Asks Iraq to Host World Cup Qualifiers in Neutral Venue after Protests

first_imgBaghdad: Iraq has been told to find neutral venues for this month’s home qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup because of ongoing protests, officials said on Wednesday.Iraq had been due to play the two games in Basra — against Iran on November 14 and Bahrain on November 19 — but the southern port city has been caught up in the anti-government demonstrations that have swept Baghdad and the south. “FIFA informed us late Tuesday night that we must choose a new place, an alternative outside Iraq, for the scheduled match with Iran by Wednesday,” the deputy head of the Iraqi football federation, Ali Jabbar, told AFP.The Iraqi federation has received a formal letter from FIFA and is “following up on the issue,” another member of the federation confirmed.A statement from FIFA said it had assessed “the current security situation in Iraq” and informed the local federation that upcoming matches “must be played on neutral ground.””The Iraqi Football Association has been requested to nominate a neutral venue for the said matches, which is subject to confirmation by FIFA and the AFC,” it said.The decision is a major disappointment for Iraq, which had lobbied FIFA for years to reverse a ban on hosting home internationals because of instability.Following the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the country was plunged into years of violence and no international games were hosted there.The ban was lifted by FIFA last year and Iraq hosted its first qualifier in October against Hong Kong, winning 2-0.Iraq tops its group for Asia Cup qualification with seven points, leading Bahrain on goal difference, while Iran holds third spot with six points.Hong Kong and Cambodia each have one point. FIFAFIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifiersfootballiraq First Published: November 6, 2019, 4:55 PM IST Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time.last_img read more

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US Women Kick Over Soccer Pay

first_imgFive stars from the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national team have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination in an action filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo maintain in the EEOC filing that they are paid nearly four times less than their male counterparts on the U.S. men’s national team, based on U.S. Soccer’s 2015 financial report. The filing was announced March 31 in a statement from the law firm representing the players.“The numbers speak for themselves,” Solo said in the statement. “We are the best in the world, have three World Cup Championships, four Olympic Championships, and the USMNT get paid more just to show up than we get paid to win major championships.”The union representing the players is currently involved in a legal dispute with U.S. Soccer over the terms of their collective bargaining agreement.The federation filed a lawsuit this year seeking to clarify that its contract with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association runs through the Rio Olympics until Dec. 31.The union maintains the memorandum of understanding agreed to in March 2013 can be terminated at any time. That case is pending.Attorney Jeffrey Kessler, one of the attorneys representing the players, claimed that the tenor of the negotiations over the CBA created the need for the women to act in hopes of ending what they say is the “discriminatory and unfair treatment” they have endured for years.“The reality is that this team is more valuable to the USSF than the men’s team has been. That’s what the facts show,” Kessler said on a conference call with reporters.“And they would be justified in asking for more than the men are receiving. But the first step that they are seeking is equal treatment.”U.S. Soccer issued a statement maintaining that its “efforts to be advocates for women’s soccer are unwavering.”“We are committed to and engaged in negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement that addresses compensation with the Women’s National Team Players Association, to take effect when the current CBA expires at the end of this year,” the statement said.“U.S. Soccer will continue to be an advocate on the global soccer stage to influence and develop the women’s game and evolve FIFA’s compensation model.”The top players on the women’s team are paid about $72,000 a year by U.S. Soccer, along with bonuses, to play in a minimum of 20 exhibitions per year, the EEOC complaint says.Conversely, the men are paid per match, with a minimum of $5,000 a game, and additional payments based on the opponents’ rankings and results.The women have a potential to earn $99,000 if they win all 20 exhibitions, while their male counterparts would earn $100,000 minimum for appearing in the 20 games before the opponents and outcomes are figured in, and possibly as much as $263,320 a year if they win all of their games.Citing another example of disparity, the complaint says that the women are paid $30,000 for making the World Cup team, while the men are paid $68,750 each.U.S. maintains that the women’s team set up the compensation structure, including a guaranteed salary rather than a pay-for-play model like the men, in the last collective bargaining agreement.The women earn an additional salary because the federation pays their salaries in the National Women’s Soccer League.The women’s national team players also receive other benefits, including health care paid for by the U.S. Olympic Committee, that the men don’t receive, the federation maintains.USSF President Sunil Gulati said that many factors are considered when it comes to player compensation, including the revenue the teams generate.“We think very highly of the women’s national team and we want to compensate them fairly, and we’ll sit down and work through that with them when all of this settles down,” Gulati said.The U.S. women won the World Cup last year in Canada with a 5-2 victory in the final against Japan. The team earned a total of $2 million for winning the tournament, according to documents.The U.S. men’s team earned $9 million the year before at the World Cup in Brazil, where they were knocked out in the round of 16. The prize payouts came from FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, and not from U.S. Soccer.The federation pays the men and women equally for qualifying for the Olympics and making the roster for the event.“There are no legitimate non-discriminatory reasons for this gross disparity of wages, nor can it be explained away by any bona fide seniority, merit or incentive system or any other factor other than sex,” said the complaint.Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighed in on the issue on Twitter: “Wouldn’t want to face these women on the field or in the courtroom. Every woman deserves equal pay.”Landon Donovan, who played 14 seasons with the men’s national team, posted to Twitter: “USWNT absolutely deserve to be treated fairly in all ways. Important to remember that these issues are/can be collectively bargained.”He added: “Both USMNT and USWNT should be paid commensurate w/ the revenues they produce, not based upon what the other makes.”The EEOC investigates claims of discrimination on merit. There is no timetable for resolution of the matter. Federal law makes it illegal to discriminate against an employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.Many players on the national team have become increasingly vocal about gender equity in the sport, something that came to light in advance of last year’s World Cup.A group of players led by Abby Wambach filed a complaint in Canada about the artificial turf playing surface, noting the men’s World Cup is played on natural grass.The players dropped the complaint before the tournament to focus on the competition. Wambach retired from the national team at the end of last year.“This is a fight that we are going to have to continue to fight from here on forward,” Solo said on a conference call. “I don’t see it getting any easier, but it is something we are committed to. And it’s not just in the sports world, it’s everywhere you look.”The U.S. women, who have already qualified for this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, are in Florida training for a pair of exhibition games against Colombia.(ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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New Belgium and Ben and Jerry’s Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale

first_imgNobody can deny a good salted caramel brownie. There’s just something about that ultimate combination of sweet, a touch of savory and chocolate. This fall, the folks at New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s are releasing the most amazing collaboration that we’ve seen in ages: Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale. You read that correctly, your two favorites — ice cream and beer — are merging together for what we think will be the best sweet beer since, well probably since New Belgium’s Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout came out last year.Related: Beer-centric AccessoriesWe can’t tell you how much we love devouring a nice pint of Ben & Jerry’s — Chunky Monkey, Cherry Garcia, Red Velvet, Everything But the Kitchen Sink and all those other mouthwatering flavors that we try to avoid when we’re at our local deli. We also love a nice cold glass of beer — especially after a tough day at the office. So the New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s Salted Caramel Brown Ale is like a dream come true. Who could refuse dessert in an alcoholic beverage? We certainly can’t. Next fall we’re running straight to our local deli and grabbing a pack of New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s Salted Caramel Brown Ale.For more information visit newbelgium.com. Why Fresh Hops Are Essentially the Magic Sauce of Craft Beer The Best Coffee-Infused Beers to Flip All the Switches The Most Unique Collaboration Beers in the U.S. 9 Best Fall Beers to Drink This Year, According to the Brewing Experts Editors’ Recommendations 9 Best Spirits For Spiked Apple Cider last_img read more

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FEASTING: Best Places for Poutine in America

first_img The Best American Liqueur Editors’ Recommendations The Peached Tortilla’s Fried Rice Recipe Is Just Plain Delicious Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden – Austin, TXIf you’re a beer drinker, you definitely need to check out Banger’s which has more than 100 brews on tap. They also have the largest sausage selection in Austin, but you’re here for the poutine. And their traditional version is spot-on. Thick-cut fries with flavorful gravy and cheese curds is the perfect complement to a duck or antelope sausage.Brooklyn St. Local – DetroitDeveri Gifford and Jason Yates moved from Toronto to Detroit in 2012 to open a restaurant that serves good, honest food in a welcoming environment. And so Brooklyn St. Local was born, and they’re dedicated to sourcing local ingredients from urban farms and using sustainable practices to decrease their environmental footprint as much as possible. There is a poutine for everyone on this menu, from the traditional with beef or mushroom gravy to the breakfast poutine, topped with a sunny-side up egg and bacon or tempeh. There’s even a vegan version for all you veggie folks out there. The Best Food Quotes of All Time (Warning: May Cause Hunger) 10 Destination-Worthy Food Halls Throughout the U.S. If You Haven’t Visited the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, What Are You Waiting For? Feasting is a column dedicated to cooking, grilling, eating and discovering what’s on the menu across America and the world.Whether you grew up eating poutine, call them disco fries or are a newbie to this messy, cheesy Canadian dish, one thing is for certain: these gravy-smothered fries aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. As poutine has made its way down south the last few years, restaurants in different cities across America have been adopting their own versions from the traditional to those topped with things like pork belly and fried eggs. We rounded up some of the best in the country so you can get your poutine fix right now.Mile End Deli – New YorkOpened in January 2010 by Noah Bernamoff, Mile End has always had a simple mission: to produce and serve the Jewish comfort foods of Noah’s Montreal youth. Along with the house-made cured meats and fish and some of the best Matzo ball soup in town, Mile End’s poutine is as legit as it gets. Choose from the traditional with cheese curds and roasted chicken gravy or go all the way and add brisket.P’tit Soleil – Los AngelesDid you know the word “poutine” was often used as slang for “mess” when the dish originated in rural Quebec, back in the 50s? Serving up authentic Quebecois small plates and Canadian beers, this intimate bar is serious about poutine – they have an entire menu dedicated to the dish. Try the traditional or go for one of their specialties like the Poutine Marat with sliced filet mignon, mushrooms and a cognac cream sauce.The Blind Butcher – DallasLocated in Dallas’ Lower Greenville Avenue neighborhood, The Blind Butcher serves up fine quality food in a casual, pub-like setting. And their ultra-rich poutine menu has something for everyone. Vegetarians can enjoy the mushroom variety while carnivores will love digging into the pork belly or duck versions. Add an egg or foie gras to really turn up.Related: Feasting: The Best New Steakhouses in AmericaBottlefork Bar & Kitchen – ChicagoWith an impressive bar program and menu with both big and small plates meant for sharing (even though you might not want to), Bottlefork came in hot last year and is still riding the wave. Their poutine, made with kennebec fries and Wisconsin curds, is toasted under the broiler to get it extra crunchy and gooey before it’s topped with braised beef cheeks for the win. Duckfat – Portland, MEWe love just about everything at Duckfat from their mouthwatering panini to their rich gelato milkshakes. But you can’t leave the restaurant without going in on some of their famous hand-cut Belgian fries, fried in, you guessed it, duck fat. Go all the way and get the poutine, made with locally-sourced cheese curd, duck gravy and fresh chives.last_img read more

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