All this week the 'Neighbourhood News Drop' campaign is inviting shoppers to pick up a complimentary neighbour copy of The Irish News from their local SPAR to share with an elderly neighbour in a bid to forge closer connections with older people in their communities. The Irish News has teamed up with charitable organisations and businesses to launch the initiative, with the aim of encouraging people to become more neighbourly and call in on older people in their communities. And the Irish News Sportsdesk is backing the caring, sharing Neighbourhood News Drop initiative all the way, hoping for a wide response, and envisaging many GAA club members getting on board.''We want to see as many people as possible getting involved,'' said Irish News sports editor Thomas Hawkins.''A lot of elderly people can feel cut off, maybe they live alone, maybe they have health worries, or mobility isn't great and they just can't get out of the house as often as they used to.''For a whole variety of … [Read more...] about Irish News sport teams up with Neighbourhood News Drop initiative
The Detroit News Published 1:35 PM EST Dec 26, 2018 Here are the local sports stories with the greatest impact throughout the year: Jim Caldwell out, Matt Patricia in for Lions Back-to-back 9-7 seasons wasn’t good enough for Lions general manager Bob Quinn, so after showing head coach Jim Caldwell the door, he turned to a familiar face in Matt Patricia, the former Patriots defensive coordinator with whom Quinn worked while he was in New England. It appeared to be a slam-dunk hire. Patricia, hailed for his smarts (he was an aerospace engineering graduate from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) as well as his football background, helping the Patriots win three Super Bowls. At his introductory news conference, Patricia called the job “a dream come true for me,” and promised the Lions “would work hard as a team to make this city proud.” Before Patricia could lead his team onto the field, he had to defend himself after a Detroit News report uncovered a … [Read more...] about Top 10 Detroit News sports storylines in 2018
WATCH OR LISTEN IN TO OUR WEEKLY SPORT AT ONE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER LIVE PROGRAMME AT 1pm EVERY MONDAY Miss the show on Monday September 10 2018? No worries, just catch up now... This week Irish News Sports reporters - Andy Watters, Neil Loughran and Cahair O'Kane discussed the action from a massive weekend of sport includng Gaelic Games Club Championship action across eight counties, how the Irish soccer squads fared in the Nations League; Boxing; News on Tennyson, Burnett, Frampton, etc, etc Watch the show or just put the headphones on and listen in to the lively debate below... Watch SPORT AT ONE live every Monday at 1pm at... https://www.facebook.com/IrishNewsLtd or https://twitter.com/irish_news or https://twitter.com/irishnewssport … [Read more...] about VIDEO/AUDIO: Miss our SPORT AT ONE live sports talk video this week? Catch up here … watch or get the headphones on and listen in..
The Detroit News Published 10:53 p.m. UTC Aug 25, 2018 Registration for the 2018 Detroit News / Golf Association of Michigan Hole In One Contest will remain open until Sept. 1. If you've ever had a hole in one, you're eligible to enter. This year’s contest is Monday, Sept. 10 on the No. 7 hole at Whispering Willows Golf Course in Livonia. Players will be placed in appropriate competitive divisions, and prizes will be awarded in each division. To enter the contest, email the following information to [email protected]: Name, address, age, gender, phone, email, course and date of hole-in-one, and preferred tee time for the contest (morning or afternoon). If you prefer, you can send the information via postal mail to: Hole In One Contest, Detroit News sports, 160 W. Fort St., Detroit, MI, 48226. … [Read more...] about Registration for Detroit News / GAM Hole In One Contest closes Sept. 1
IT’S a Fab Four for The Sun Online — as we’ve topped the online news charts for the fourth month in a row. Industry bible comScore says 31.5million Brits visited our website in July, 2.4million more than MailOnline, the ex-number one. Our lead has grown by more than a million in a month. July saw the climax of England’s World Cup bid and The Sun’s world exclusive interview with Donald Trump. And more than 220,000 of you played our interactive game The Island along with ITV2’s Love Island winner Amber Davies. Sun Online editor Keith Poole paid tribute to his hard working team. ABC figures last week also confirmed that The Sun remains the top daily print newspaper, selling 150,000 more copies than the Daily Mail. Download The Sun’s new app on to your mobile, so you’ll never miss the latest news, sport and celeb gossip. GOT a story? RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL [email protected] … [Read more...] about The Sun Online tops the online news charts for the fourth consecutive month with 31.5m Brit visitors in July