19 Jan

Compton, Alaska stand behind Abueva

first_imgNewsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “Alaska’s always been family first, I will never get in the way of somebody taking care of something important with their family,” said Saturday.“I’ve spoken to some of you about him missing some practices but our rule is if there’s something going on with your family, it’s an emergency, you don’t even need to call me.”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 folkAbueva, who missed four straight practices with the club, was in game gear before the Aces took on the Elite but spoke lengthily with Compton before tip-off.Compton then allowed Abueva to leave to take care of the family issue. ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “We’re a family-first franchise, it’s one of the things that makes me proud to be part of Alaska,” said Compton as his team won 88-84. “We obviously missed Calvin but the other guys stepped up in his absence and we’re just praying for him.”RELATED VIDEO Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch PLAY LIST 01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch03:30PH’s Rogen Ladon boxing flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:34PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 View comments Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Yearcenter_img MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours After title win, Eustaquio eyes unification clash with Moraes Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Alaska Aces. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAlaska head coach Alex Compton said the Aces are in full support of Calvin Abueva, who has been dealing with family problems, even if it means he could miss practices.The star forward left Smart Araneta Coliseum on Friday even before Alaska’s game against Blackwater started, but Compton cleared that his departure wasn’t a disciplinary action.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

25 Dec

MINISTER FOR HEALTH OPENS TWO HEALTH CENTRES IN DONEGAL TODAY

first_imgMinister for Health Dr James Reilly has opened two new health centres in the county today.Glenties Primary Care Centre, located in the town centre, represents a €1.7 million investment by the HSE in providing health care in the region.It will feature a GP Practice with a range of HSE health professionals, including Public Health Nursing, Dentistry, Physiotherapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Dietician, Addiction Service and Chiropody. All of the HSE services at the Centre will be available to the population of the area including those attending other GP practices.Dungloe Community Hospital is part of HSE Older Person Services.The hospital has 35 beds including continuing-care beds, respite care beds, convalescent care beds and palliative care beds. Some €500,000 was spent on the new accommodation consisting of 4 single high dependency rooms with en-suite facilities, a patients’ dayroom, a new disabled WC and a hairdresser’s room.An enclosed garden with soft-pour pathways was designed between the new day room and the new four-bedded extension; funding for the garden was provided by local fundraising and the Hospital Golden Jubilee Committee.  MINISTER FOR HEALTH OPENS TWO HEALTH CENTRES IN DONEGAL TODAY was last modified: May 28th, 2012 by StephenShare 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:Minister James Reillylast_img read more

22 Dec

Bus Eireann cancel all services

first_imgBus Éireann is suspending all services tomorrow between 5am and 2pm tomorrow.The company will review the situation in the morning, and will attempt to provide some level of service in some parts of the country in the afternoon, but it is likely widespread disruption could continue for most of the day.A spokesperson says: “This unprecedented decision is taken in the interests of our customers and staff, and following careful consideration of the advice of agencies co-ordinating a response to Hurricane Ophelia. “We apologise for the inconvenience and disruption this will cause, but the hurricane is described as a ‘life threatening event’ and both Met Éireann and the National Emergency Co-Ordination Group have advised people to ‘stay indoors’ and ‘not to travel.’ Bus Éireann have also informed their employees not to travel to work tomorrow before 2pm.“We will be advising customers of any resumption of services in the afternoon on www.buseireann.ie and on social media @buseireann, and local and regional media will receive any updates.“Please consult these for information. It is envisaged that most services will resume on Tuesday, but this will be reviewed and is dependent on the level of damage or flooding caused by Hurricane Ophelia.”Bus Eireann cancel all services was last modified: October 15th, 2017 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:busbus eireanncancelroute 32last_img read more