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
Here's a re-run of this week's Irish News SPORT AT ONE video show... Irish News Sports reporters Andy Watters and Cahair O'Kane were on the air. You can join in our weekly SPORT AT ONE Facebook Live video --- every Monday at 1pm... watch or get the headphones on and listen in.. Join them at: https://www.facebook.com/IrishNewsLtd or at https://twitter.com/irish_news or at https://twitter.com/irishnewssport … [Read more...] about Miss our SPORT AT ONE live sports talk video? Catch up here … watch or get the headphones on and listen in..
WATCH OR LISTEN IN TO OUR WEEKLY SPORT AT ONE FACEBOOK AND TWITTER LIVE PROGRAMME AT 1pm EVERY MONDAY As the Ulster Senior Football Championship final approaches, our Irish News Sports reporters Neil Loughran and Cahair O'Kane analyse the game and discuss all the highs and lows of a weekend of sporting drama. Watch or listen in to the lively debate... https://www.facebook.com/IrishNewsLtd or at https://twitter.com/irish_news https://twitter.com/irishnewssport … [Read more...] about Miss our SPORT AT ONE Facebook Live and Twitter Live programme on Monday? Catch up here…
Trump holds solo news conference, defends bashing press Catherine Lucey and Darlene Superville, Associated Press June 9, 2018 Updated: June 10, 2018 8:38am Photo: Evan Vucci, AP President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the G-7 summit, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the G-7... LA MALBAIE, Quebec (AP) — President Donald Trump stepped to the microphone alone Saturday to take reporters' questions, just the second time he'd done so since taking office more than a year ago. He talked about his desire for countries to remove all barriers to the free flow of goods. He looked ahead to the next big meeting on his schedule — a summit in Singapore next week with North Korea's leader. Along the way, Trump bashed the U.S. press and defended why he does it. Express Newsletters Get the latest news, sports and food … [Read more...] about Trump holds solo news conference, defends bashing press