Protesters surrounded Deputy Joe McHugh’s office last nightFine Gael’s Joe McHugh TD has confirmed that the Government has allocated lottery funding today to Donegal Centre for Independent Living; Malin Head Community Centre; and County Donegal Parents & Friends of People with Intellectual Disability Ltd.Deputy McHugh said: “Today the Government has announced its decision to allocate lottery funding for the health sector of €50,000 to Donegal Centre for Independent Living.“This allocation will fund upgrades at the Donegal Centre for Independent Living to meet the needs of the organisation, at its centre on Pearse Road in Letterkenny. “Malin Head Community Centre has been allocated €3,000, which will go towards the costs of providing a range of activities for the elderly in the area.“County Donegal Parents & Friends of People with Intellectual Disability Ltd has been allocated €8,000 towards the costs of bathroom renovations and improving access at its centre at College Farm Road in Letterkenny.” MORE CHRISTMAS CHEER AS FUNDING RELEASED TO COMMUNITY GROUPS was last modified: December 21st, 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:MORE CHRISTMAS CHEER AS FUNDING RELEASED TO COMMUNITY GROUPS
golflightningPGA Tour Championship First Published: August 25, 2019, 2:08 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. Los Angeles: At least six fans were injured after lightning struck trees at the PGA Tour Championship on Saturday, forcing suspension third-round play at the season finale.A statement from the PGA Tour said four fans were injured after two lightning strikes hit trees near the 16th tee at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, showering debris over nearby fans. Paramedics treated the four spectators while two other injured fans also received treatment before being hospitalised.”Our latest report is that their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening,” the PGA Tour said in a statement.Dramatic slow-motion footage of the incident screened by NBC television showed a lightning bolt hitting a large tree near the fans before bursting into flames.The lightning strikes hit the course shortly after players had been removed for safety reasons as storms rolled into the area.Third round play will resume on Sunday at 8 am local time (1200 GMT).”The safety of our fans, players and partners is of the utmost importance,” the PGA Tour said.When play was halted, Justin Thomas led the leaderboard on 12 under with only five holes of the third round completed.Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy was a shot off the pace on 11 under after going through the first five holes at one over par.Brooks Koepka was alongside McIlroy on 11 under after also finding the early going tough, recording bogeys on the first and third holes to be two over through five.