Councillor converned over future of County Council following recent incidents

first_img Twitter Councillor converned over future of County Council following recent incidents By News Highland – October 25, 2013 Pinterest Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Cllr Ciaran BroganA Donegal County Councillor has claimed the local authority is on the verge of collapse.It follows media reports of an alledged incident between two councillors during a recent workshop meeting.It is understood the incident has been brought to the attention of the County Manager and the Mayor who have been asked to fully investigate it.But Councillor Ciaran Brogan says in light of various incidents in recent years, a code of conduct for councillors should established and enforced:[podcast][/podcast] Google+center_img Google+ News Previous articleJason Quigley’s fiight for gold at the Elite World Championships to be screened liveNext articleSiptu heralds “significant” Labour Court victory for Home Help workers News Highland 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebooklast_img read more

540 Covid-19 deaths now confirmed on the island of Ireland

first_img By News Highland – April 14, 2020 WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter 41 more people have died in the Republic from Covid-19, with the death toll now at 406.548 new cases have been detected in the past 24 hours, while there were 284 positive tests sent back from German labs.The total number of confirmed cases here now stands at 11,479. There have been further 39 cases confirmed in Donegal, a confirmed total in the county of 264.Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan has given more details on the people who have died……..Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.10 more people have died as a result of covid-19 in Northern Ireland, 134 people have now lost their lives from the virus north of the border, an All-Island death toll of 540.*******************Press statement in full -The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 41 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died.·        36 deaths located in the east, 4 in the west, 1 in the south of the country·        the people included 16 females and 25 males·        the median age of today’s reported deaths is 85·        31 people were reported as having underlying health conditionsThere have now been 406 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland.As of 1pm Tuesday 14th April, the HPSC has been notified of the following cases;·        An additional 548 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by Irish laboratories·        An additional 284 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by a laboratory in GermanyWith the latest figures from Germany included, there are now a total of 11,479 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland.The HSE is working to identify any contacts the patients may have had to provide them with information and advice to prevent further spread.As of midnight Monday 13th April, 90,646 tests have been carried out. Of these tests;·        62,952 have been completed in Irish laboratories·        27,694 completed in a laboratory in GermanyOver the past week, 20,468 tests were carried out in Irish laboratories and of these 4,233 were positive, giving a positivity rate of 21%.Dr. Cillian De Gascun, Chair of NPHET’s Expert Advisory Group said; “Having come through a challenging few weeks, we have significantly strengthened testing capacity and will continue to do so over the coming week, to put us in a very strong position to identify and suppress the virus.”Today’s data from the HPSC, as of midnight, Sunday 12th April (10,385 cases), reveals:·        54% are female and 45% are male, with 408 clusters involving 1,999 cases·        the median age of confirmed cases is 48 years·        1,903 cases (18%) have been hospitalised·        Of those hospitalised, 275 cases have been admitted to ICU·        2,707 cases are associated with healthcare workers·        Dublin has the highest number of cases at 5,438 (52% of all cases) followed by Cork with 780 cases (8%)The National Public Health Emergency Team met today (Tuesday 14th April) to continue its ongoing review of Ireland’s response to COVID-19. Discussed at today’s meeting;·        Residential care settings; In addition to existing protective measures and financial supports, HSE will put in place a coordinated national process to identify the prevalence of COVID-19 across nursing homes and other residential healthcare settings; as recommended by the ECDC.·        Testing; HPSC to develop a strategy to conduct a seroprevalence study which will identify the proportion of the population who have ever had COVID-19, regardless of testing.Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “We remain concerned about the prevalence of COVID-19 in nursing homes and residential care settings.“The National Public Health Emergency Team is monitoring developments in these facilities and continues to advance supports and actions where needed.“From the beginning, we have been aware that vulnerable groups, including the elderly, are at greater risk from this virus. These groups will continue to be our priority.”Dr. Colm Henry, Chief Clinical Officer, HSE, said; “We are not seeing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in our hospitals or our ICU’s over the last number of days, and that is down to the efforts of every individual who has followed advice to stay apart and slow the spread of the virus. To everyone playing their part, the health service is grateful.”Department of Health’s COVID-19 Information Dashboard; providing latest case information. 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Inaugural game at new hockey pitch

first_imgThe new Olympic-level hockey pitch at the Iffley Road sports facilities hosted its inaugural game on Sunday 1st November, one thousand days before the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.The special promotional match featured two separate teams of alumni, pre- and post-2005, with the older alumni team narrowly beating their younger opponents 5 – 4. The match represented the culmination of a fund-raising campaign supported by both the Foundation for Sport and the Arts and Oxford alumni.Andrew Thomas, Head of Development for Sport at Oxford, said that the University is well-prepared to market the pitch as an Olympic training ground in the run up to 2012, and is working alongside managers of other sports facilities in the local area as part of their efforts.last_img