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Raiders name Nines squad

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first_imgKato Ottio and Zac Santo are set to play their first matches for the Raiders, as they look to impress ahead of the upcoming trial match against the Knights in a few weeks time. As they have done in the past, the Raiders will also use the Nines as an opportunity to blood some exciting new talent, with NYC stars Thomas Cronan and Jack Williams getting their chance to shine on the big stage. Of course there is also the exciting news that Raiders legend Jason Croker will make a comeback for the tournament, with his nephew Lachlan named to play in the team in the halves. Powerhouse forwards Paul Vaughan and Shannon Boyd are set to make their nines debut, while Jarrod Croker will once again Captain the Green Machine at the annual tournament.last_img read more

Randolph powers Kings past slumping 76ers

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first_imgSixers’ Embiid sidelined by back injury MOST READ LATEST STORIES Hield gave the Kings a 79-78 lead with a 3-pointer with 9:48 remaining. Carter made a full-court outlet pass to Garrett Temple for a layup that made it 92-86 Sacramento with 4:18 left.The 40-year-old Carter made another crucial play down the stretch, hustling for an offensive rebound that led to Randolph’s jumper with 1:59 to play.“Coach trusts me to be solid and consistent, not make mistakes and help our guys when I can,” Carter said. “I’ve been in big situations so I enjoy being on the court.”Simmons answered with a driving basket that made it 96-92, but he couldn’t convert the free throw after being fouled and the rally fizzled from there.“I don’t think we’ve been focusing down the stretch — missing shots, not calling the right plays,” Simmons said. “It’s just little things like that. It comes down to us focusing, and making sure we’re committed to defense and offense at the same time.”EMBIID’S ABSENCEEmbiid did not travel with the team to Chicago for Monday’s 117-115 loss to the Bulls. He was expected to play against the Kings on the second night of back-to-back games, but Brown said the team’s medical staff advised him to keep the 7-foot center on the sideline.The injury has kept Embiid out for four of the last six games. Brown said Embiid’s back “is still a little bit sore.”BROWN ON OKAFORJahlil Okafor, whom Philadelphia traded to Brooklyn earlier this month, made headlines in New York on Tuesday for saying he was glad to be with an organization that had “an actual NBA coaching staff.” Randolph scored 27 points and Carter had two key plays late in the game, helping the Kings to a 101-95 victory over the slumping Philadelphia 76ers.Buddy Hield had 24 points and Frank Mason III finished with 16 for Sacramento, which came back from a 16-point second-half deficit.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“Zach started us out and really carried us for a while,” Kings coach Dave Joerger said. “He was really, really terrific.”The 36-year-old Randolph was rejuvenated after he rested during Sunday’s 108-93 loss at Toronto. He made 12 of 19 shots and grabbed five rebounds. Philadelphia 76ers’ JJ Redick, left, and Sacramento Kings’ Frank Mason III go flying after Mason blocked Redick’s shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA — Zach Randolph and Vince Carter have been playing for so long that some of their teammates were toddlers when they broke into the NBA.That double dose of experience worked out quite well for Sacramento on Tuesday night.ADVERTISEMENT “He’s an amazing low-post threat, for a long period of time,” Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said.Besides putting up solid numbers — Randolph entered leading the team in scoring and rebounding at 15.2 points and 7 boards per game — he is enjoying his role as veteran leader.“We get along well,” he said. “These kids are working, they’re playing hard, and it’s showing on the court. We believe in them.”Ben Simmons had 13 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists for Philadelphia, which lost for the seventh time in eight games while playing without center Joel Embiid for the second straight night due to a back injury. Robert Covington led the 76ers with 17 points.Philadelphia looked out of sync without Embiid and Sacramento took advantage.ADVERTISEMENT Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defensecenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals “Jahlil knows what we did here,” Brown said before the loss. “It’s a young person who gave a quote. … I think everybody understands how we treat people here and the attention he received while he was here.”TIP-INSKings: G George Hill (illness) did not play. … Malachi Richardson had three points in 19 minutes after not playing Sunday due to an ankle injury. … G De’Aaron Fox was back in the lineup after missing Sunday’s game at Toronto due to a bruised right thigh, but he didn’t return after re-injuring it in the first half. He had two points in 11 minutes.76ers: Embiid last played in Philadelphia’s nationally televised game against Oklahoma City on Friday night, finishing with 34 points, eight rebounds and six assists in the 76ers’ 119-117 triple-overtime loss. … Prior to the game, the 76ers honored Philadelphia native and South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley. The Gamecocks play at Temple on Thursday night. … J.J. Redick left after injuring his hamstring. He had eight points in 15 minutes.UP NEXTKings: Finish four-game road trip at Brooklyn on Wednesday night.Sixers: Host Toronto on Thursday night in the first game of a home-and-home series. Philadelphia will play at the Raptors on Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

The Critical Relevance of Stability to Development

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first_imgIn her address at the opening of the new Coca Cola Bottling facility in Paynesville Monday, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf reminded Liberians that there was “no way that the Liberian economy or businesses operating in the country will boom amid the destruction of properties and businesses by demonstrations that have engulfed the country.”“Meaningful investments that are supposed to improve the lives of the Liberian people and the economy,” she added, “cannot come to the country when investors feel insecure.”This newspaper, the Daily Observer, has in just the past week published two editorials in this connection. The first was about the demonstrations in Ganta, Nimba, during which the thriving hotel as well as the homes of Mr. Prince Howard, a progressive Ganta entrepreneur, were looted and destroyed. Several people have since been arrested and, as usual, the parents of some of the youth involved have come asking for forgiveness.Well, that is the same thing some youth of the same county, Nimba, did to ArcelorMittal Liberia last year, resulting in damages costing millions of United States dollars. Then the parents of the youth came begging President Sirleaf to “forgive.” Have we forgotten what the 1980 coup d’état, staged by the People’s Redemption Council, did to Liberia? It started the brain drain that saw tens of thousands of our educated people leave the country, most of them—and their children—never to return. Then there was the civil war that drove into prolonged, largely interminable (endless) exile the remnants of the educated class. We are talking of medical doctors, nurses, engineers, technicians, teachers, priests and people of every imaginable profession.In his book on Albert Porte, the author, Kenneth Y. Best, quoted Dew Tuan Wreh Mayson, a founding member of the Movement for Justice in Africa (MOJA), and one of the leading advocates for change in the 1970s. Mayson told the author, “The day I meet President William R. Tolbert, Jr. in the Great Beyond, I will tell him, My man, you got best,” – a Liberian way of saying I’m sorry. What did Mayson mean? He saw what came after the violent overthrow of Tolbert. Samuel Doe and the PRC not only murdered thousands of innocent people, leading the country through 10 years of terror. They also looted the public treasury. How many people know of the US$21 million mansion President Samuel Doe built in Zwedru and another plush dwelling in his home town, Tuzon? Is it necessary to ask where he got the money from? Remember, too, that one of the prime reasons for the April 12 coup was “rampant corruption.”Doe and the PRC’s excesses led the country to civil war. This led us to Charles G. Taylor who plundered not one, but two countries, Liberia and Sierra Leone.For Mayson, Liberia was clearly better off with Tolbert than without him. There is a popular saying, “Be careful what you ask for.”That is precisely what our second editorial on violent demonstrations, instability and chaos was trying to say. And that is why we are still pleading with those in government who identify with the Student Unification Party (SUP) at the University of Liberia (UL) to go talk to them. This business of disrupting classes at UL is bad for the university, bad for Monrovia, the nation’s capital, and bad for Liberia. Fortunately for us, there are not too many places around the country where youth and students think and behave that way. The UL campus and Nimba County are the woeful exceptions. One of the world’s leading multinational corporations, Coca Cola, which happens to be headed by a young Liberian, Alex Cummings, insists on expanding its operations here and even going so far as to build a first class School of Technology in its Paynesville neighborhood. This is despite the economic downturn which Liberia suffered because of Ebola.What the UL students and the Nimba youth do not understand is that the world is watching. Capital (money, especially those who have a lot to invest) loves peace and stability. Anything else will drive investors away, and where will Liberia be without jobs?With our educational system still “in a mess,” the youths of the country, led by UL students who definitely should know better, should be the first to help fix the problem by doing all they can to maintain peace and stability, and give government and other stakeholders a chance to improve the situation. They should find peaceful means to resolve differences and disagreements. Are UL students truly interested in improving the academic standards of their school, which is at an all time low? We pray that they will heed the voices of reason and not those of recklessness. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Pensioner perishes after son allegedly sets home on fire

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first_imgThe burnt remains of a 72-year-old man were removed from the debris of his burnt-out Berbice home after his son allegedly set the house ablaze.Dead is James Pertam Lachmansingh, of Lot 9 A Bush Lot, West Coast Berbice.Dead: James Pertam LachmansinghReports are the former rice farmer shared the home with his 20-year-old son.  Guyana Times was told that on Saturday, the son, who is reportedly a known drug addict, started the fire on the veranda and it quickly spread to the kitchen. He left the burning building and stood on the road as the fire spread.At the time, his father was sitting in the living room watching television. This publication was told that the pensioner suffered from a medical condition, which limited his mobility. As such, he was unable to escape the inferno.According to an eyewitness, the smoke was initially seen coming from the kitchen area, but by the time neighbours were alerted and rushed to the building, flames had already consumed the door and they could not enter.Meanwhile, a fire unit from the Onverwagt Fire Station responded quickly. The firemen braved the heat to enter the building, but the pensioner had already perished. The man’s burnt body was found lying on the kitchen floor.However, they were able to prevent extensive damage to nearby buildings, one of which had already ignited when they arrived.A close relative who spoke with this newspaper related that the man’s son had developed a habit of beating his father whenever he was denied money to purchase marijuana.Both the Police and the Guyana Fire Service are investigating the matter.Lachmansingh leaves to mourn four children, two of whom are overseas, and five siblings, all of whom are overseas. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img read more

Harambee Stars to have new coach by March

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first_img“We will have a new man in charge very soon. Stanley (Okumbi) will only be holding on interim basis but by the time we play Comoros, we should have a new head coach,” Muthomi said.Put threw in the towel at the helm of the Harambee Stars barely three months after taking over the challenge in what FKF said were personal reasons. Muthomi has denied claims that the federation failed to fulfil the tactician’s wish of having his own men in the technical bench.“That is absolutely not true. We had a meeting with the coach where he presented his wishes and we had absolutely no problem with that. We had presented the budget to the government and they were reviewing it. Also, the amount wasn’t so big that we couldn’t handle so that is no reason,”“He had his own personal issues which was already known to a few members of the federation and he decided to leave,” Muthomi further states.Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put presents a signed jersey to Deputy President William Ruto during a breakfast meeting at the DP’s Karen Residence on December 19, 2017. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluCapital Sports understands that Put had wanted to add in five new backroom staff members, ranging from an assistant coach to a Strength and Conditioning specialist, a masseuse and physiotherapist.Though Muthomi declined to disclose the financial implication of this addition, sources intimate that it might have been in the region of Sh3mn monthly.“Contrary to popular belief out there, Put never wanted Stanley out. He just wanted these new people to come and the rest of our local personnel to learn from them,” Muthomi adds.Put’s two-year contract was anchored on aiding Harambee Stars qualify for the 2019 African Cup of Nations and the tactician was confident Kenya would make it to the showpiece despite starting off with a 2-1 loss away to Sierra Leone.The resignation now swings the players and federation in limbo but the latter say they will soldier on to see the country qualify.0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Immediate former Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put consults with Stanley Okumbi during the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup final at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos in December 2017. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 19- Football Kenya Federation says a new Harambee Stars head coach will be in charge by March 23, before the team travels to Morocco for a FIFA friendly match against Comoros.Belgian Paul Put resigned from his role on Monday afternoon citing personal reasons and FKF Secretary General Robert Muthomi has told Capital Sport that the process to find his successor has already began in earnest.last_img read more

Exclusive – Big match victories will inspire West Ham against Man United, claims Noble

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first_imgMark Noble claims West Ham will draw on successes against Liverpool and Manchester City at Upton Park this season when they face Manchester United on Sunday.The Hammers’ home form has been one of the main factors behind the club’s challenge for a top four place, which currently sees the east London side just six points off fourth placed Southampton.The Red Devils are looking for their third straight league victory but Noble insists Louis van Gaal’s side will find it tough at the Boleyn Ground.”Whether you’ve fifth or sixth in the league, or bottom, three points against Manchester United is still huge,” he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show.“We’ve beaten a lot of big teams at our place this year and there’s no reason why we can’t do that against Manchester United on Sunday.”last_img read more

Coutinho hits hat-trick as Bayern rout Werder Bremen

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first_img0Shares0000Philippe Coutinho walks off with the match ball after his hat-trick against Werder Bremen © AFP / Christof STACHEBERLIN, Germany, Dec 14 – Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Bayern Munich signalled their return to form with a 6-1 thrashing of Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga on Saturday.The Barcelona loanee was everywhere for Munich at the Allianz Arena, chalking up two assists in addition to his three goals as Bayern pulled to within four points of leaders Borussia Moenchengladbach. After Bremen’s Milot Rashica opened the scoring in the 24th minute for the visitors, it appeared it could be another long afternoon for the champions, who had lost their previous two games in the Bundesliga.Two goals in three minutes at the end of the first half however turned the game on its head, with Coutinho and Robert Lewandowski both scoring to fire Bayern into a 2-1 lead.Bayern ran riot after the break, adding four more goals – including two more for Coutinho, one more for Lewandowski and a goal for Thomas Mueller. Coutinho’s second, a brilliant chip over keeper Jiri Pavlenka, came right out of the Brazilian trickster’s top drawer.Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund continued their superb recent form, winning 4-0 away at Mainz to move two points behind Gladbach.Marco Reus scored his first away goal of the season with a stunning volley from the edge of the box, before Jadon Sancho, Thorgan Hazard and Nico Schulz all scored in the second half.Sancho has now scored in six games in a row for Dortmund, while Schulz’s goal was his first in Dortmund colours.In Berlin, Hertha registered their first win under former German national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, winning 1-0 over a disappointing Freiburg. A goal from Vladimir Darida in the 53rd minute was enough to see Berlin claim the three points.Struggling Cologne picked up a vital three points at home against nine-man Bayer Leverkusen to take them off the bottom of the table. Leverkusen lost Aleksandar Dragovic and Leon Bailey to red cards in a 15-minute period in the second half and were unable to hold on as Cologne won 2-0.Union Berlin’s recent run of victories came to an end following a 1-1 draw against lowly Paderborn. Union, who had won four of their last five before travelling to Paderborn, started well, scoring through Marcus Ingvartsen in the seventh minute, before Paderborn equalised via Kai Proger in the 33rd.RB Leipzig have the chance to go top in Saturday’s late game when they take on Fortuna Duesseldorf. Gladbach are in action away to Wolfsburg on Sunday.0Shares0000(Visited 5 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

LOCAL NEWS: ST COLUMBA’S PARISH TERMON NOTES

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first_imgSt. Columba’s Parish TermonFr. Patrick Mc Hugh PPPhone/Fax 074-9139016 Emergency Mobile number 086-2831800Fr. Michael Mc Keever, Churchill at 074-9137057 or daytime at 074-9121208Parish website: www.gartantermon.net or www.raphoeparishes.com/termon.htmSaturday 3rd & Sunday 4th of March  2012 2nd Sunday of LentWeekday Masses & Announced Mass Intentions  Sat 3rd March7.00pmPrivate IntentionSun 4th March 9.00am &11.00amMissa Pro Populo   Holy SoulsMon 5th March9.30am Bridget Gallagher RIP ( St Kieran)Tues 6th March 9.30 amNora Syrotinsky  RIP –  who died recently Wed 7th March 9.30amMary Langan Fintown RIP (Ss . Perpetua & felicity)Thurs 8th March 7.00pmHoly Souls  (St. Senan)Fri  9th March9.30 amThe Deceased members of the Strain family Currin RIPSat 10th March  10.00am 7.00 pmPrivate IntentionPrivate IntentionSun 11th March9.00am11.00amMissa Pro Populo Charlie Mc Daid Doon RIPThe Loop Hearing Aid system is currently available for all Ceremonies in this Church  The 9.00am Mass every Sunday is offered for the intentions of the people of the parish Confessions are available after Mass on Sat evening & on the First Friday of every Month. Divine Mercy after 10.00am Mass every Saturday except the first Saturday of the Month. Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament on Thursday 8th of March after Mass concluding with the Rosary and the blessing of the people at 9.30pm.Raphoe Diocese Pilgrimage to Lourdes 22nd – 27th May Details of this years Pilgrimage to Lourdes is on the church notice board the cost is €685 per person sharing plus €25 for the bus fare to and from Belfast International Airport.  For more information or to book a place on the Pilgrimage contact Brenda on 074 9125090.First Confessions –for Scoil Colmcille Termon on Thursday March 20th @ 7.00pm Mass First Holy Communion –Scoil Colmcille, Termon on Saturday May 5thGraveyard Mass – Termon on July 8th Confirmation- March 29th 6.00pmRegistration for the Náionra (Old School) will be held on Monday 5th March @7.00pm – 8.00Pm. ECCE scheme is in operation for all eligible children. Income, Building Fund and & Weekend Collection €1733. Expenditure €22,494.24Collectors for the Month of MarchSaturday Vigil Mass 7.00pmPaddy Mc LaughlinSun 9.00am MassDanny Kelly Currin & Jamie Gallagher CurrinSunday 11.00am MassC. Gallagher Burn rd & Patrick Gallagher L’ascarry Your help is appreciated!!Healing Mass with the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will be on Thurs’ April 26th @7pmStations of the Cross and  Benediction on this Sunday evening at 7.00pm. We pray this evening for the Sick & HouseboundParish statement of accounts are available at the back of the ChurchThe next Parish Pastoral Council Meeting will be held on Tues March 13th @ 7.30pm any items you wish to have discussed should be submitted to any member of the Council before Sunday March 11th. How to book for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress (IEC2012) There are three ways to book for the Congress: 1) Telephone the IEC2012 Booking offices on 01 2981122. 2) Book Online on the Congress website www.iec2012.ie/registration 3) Download a paper booking form from the Congress website www.iec2012.ie/registration and send the completed form to CSSL, 3rd Floor, Paradigm House, Dundrum Office Park, Dundrum, Dublin 14. Advance bookings are open until the 9th of May 2012. After that date all bookings are onsite the RDS. Volunteers for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress – Closing date: 17th MarchVolunteers have an integral role to play in the success of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress in Ireland. Volunteers are needed for the period of Wednesday 6th June until Tuesday 19th June 2012, for a minimum of 5 days. The closing date for volunteer applications is Saturday 17th March 2012 as volunteers must complete induction training and a Garda vetting process. Volunteer now and get involved! To register as a volunteer fill in the online form available on www.iec2012.ie/volunteer. ***Please make sure you have completed and returned your  CHY forms by next week.  Thank You!!! Notices from An Craoibhín ;An Craoibhín are holding their first annual 5k Road race and 6k Walk on Sunday 11th of March 2012 at 12.30pm. We are hoping that all the community will take part and support An  Craoibhín.   Refreshments will be served in our hall afterwards.PUBLIC NOTICE:Comhlacht Forbartha An Tearmann (Craoibhín Community & Enterprise Centre) are holding their Annual General Meeting on TUESDAY 6TH MARCH @ 8PM – EVERYONE IS WELCOME .Mulroy College Milford: Open/Enrolment Evening on Tuesday 6th March 2012 from 5.00-7.00pm- this is an opportunity for parents/guardians of 6t class pupils to take a tour of the College.LOCAL NEWS: ST COLUMBA’S PARISH TERMON NOTES was last modified: March 2nd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:LOCAL NEWS: ST COLUMBA’S PARISH TERMON NOTESlast_img read more

PICTURE SPECIAL: FINN VALLEY AC’S JUNIOR STRICTLY COME DANCING

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first_imgA most enjoyable night Friday as the youngsters of Finn Valley AC danced their way to the echo in the Villa Rose ,9 couples all of whom had worked extremely hard in the months prior to perform to best effect under teacher Marian Shields.A full house enjoyed the evening parents, grandparents, family members and supporters with master of ceremonies Mark Connolly bringing the assembled crowd through in a professional manner.Ann Marie Mc Geehan was proud as punch at a programme done and dusted after all her tireless work helped by parents. The final dance off now goes down on Dec 27th at the same venue with winners from the Sean Mac Cumhaills and Cappry Rovers junior Strictly evenings.On this night all were winners and a credit to the club and their families.Congratulations to all who took part – and all those who worked to make it happen.    PICTURE SPECIAL: FINN VALLEY AC’S JUNIOR STRICTLY COME DANCING was last modified: December 2nd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:PICTURE SPECIAL: FINN VALLEY AC’S JUNIOR STRICTLY COME DANCINGlast_img read more

SHOCK AS DONEGAL COUNCIL STAFF POCKET €1.4M MORE THAN OTHERS (AND THAT DOESN’T INCLUDE OVERTIME!)

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first_imgDONEGAL COUNTY Council staff are amongst the highest paid in the country, an internal audit has found.The Local Government Auditor found that some staff are getting salaries and bonuses much higher than nationally recommended limits.So it meant that last year council staff trousered €11.3M in basic pay. However the audit found that if staff had been paid according to national pay agreements they would have received just €9.9M in wages.That means council staff in Donegal make between them €1.4M more than Government guidelines.And – incredibly – that does NOT include overtime and other allowances which would take the rates even higher.Union officials are trying to insist that the higher wage agreements are kept in place and meetings have taken place at the Labour Relations Agency. However we have learned that central Government officials are looking at the issue of ‘over-payments’ and may insist on a drastic reduction in many staff salaries of up to 10%.One council source says this could lead to industrial action.But there are major disagreements within council over salaries and how they are paid.Donegaldaily.com spoke to several different sources – each with their own view.One insider in favour of keeping the higher than average salaries said: “This has gone to the Labour Relations Agency and I can’t see the council changing anything. There would be war.” However another said: “Welcome to how local democracy works. There’s not a single councillor who will take this on because they know it will cost them votes.”SHOCK AS DONEGAL COUNCIL STAFF POCKET €1.4M MORE THAN OTHERS (AND THAT DOESN’T INCLUDE OVERTIME!) was last modified: October 1st, 2011 by BrendaShare 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:SHOCK AS DONEGAL COUNCIL STAFF POCKET €1.4M MORE THAN OTHERS (AND THAT DOESN’T INCLUDE OVERTIME!)last_img read more