Potholes, the Dubs and forgotten Laois – it’s our Tweets of the Week

first_imgSEE ALSO – Laois’s exclusion from Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands is labelled a ‘joke’ WhatsApp Jack Dooley. Tweeting about the issues that really matterFruit pastilles taste the exact same and jelly tots! Hats off to Rowntrees ye played a blinder pic.twitter.com/U1euJAePcx— Jack Dooley (@JackDooley_4) April 11, 2018 Well said Peter. Like, what the f***?I see Laois is no longer part of the Midlands, which is an interesting development. Is this the tourism equivalent of calling Finglas ‘Glasnevin North’? https://t.co/21hqMM19M3— Peter Farrell (@PeterFarr_) April 12, 2018Niall Kavanagh was equally perplexedLooks like we in Laois are neither one thing nor the other! More Ancient East than Hidden Heartland but realistically in tourist’s “no mans land” #brokenhearted ? @EoinFBarry @Failte_Ireland @CommunicateIre @LaoisToday— Niall Kavanagh (@niallerkav) April 12, 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Potholes, the Dubs and forgotten Laois – it’s our Tweets of the Week By Steven Miller – 14th April 2018 Home We Are Laois A Bit of Fun Potholes, the Dubs and forgotten Laois – it’s our Tweets of the… We Are LaoisA Bit of Fun Council Twitter A good line of thinking, in fairnessDon’t be superstitious. Nothing will happen on Friday the 13th that cannot happen on Saturday the 14th. ?????????????— fr paddy (@frpaddybyrne) April 13, 2018 Laois County Council create ‘bigger and better’ disability parking spaces to replace ones occupied for outdoor dining Pinterest Brian Ramsbottom speaks from experience when he explains why goalkeepers should never get involved in a shemozzleI’ve said it before many times, goalkeepers should never get involved in melees, they stand out like a sore thumb. Any of the Juve players could have been cautioned there, but Buffon was the easy one to see. Sad for him, but he should have known better. Sport is a motherfucker.— Brian Ramsbottom (@TheOneRam) April 11, 2018 This is all-too-common on rural roads around the county unfortunatelyRoads in Wolfhill are in awful condition following the winter. I’ve raised it with @LaoisCouncil pic.twitter.com/lTyMQPyYRh— EoinBarry (@EoinFBarry) April 12, 2018 A small bit of a sun. A small bit. And people lose the run of themselves. International rugby player Alison Miller called it for what it wasSo many people going around in shorts today. It’s not warm at all. Madness. #madness #freezing— Alison Miller (@aligal1984) April 8, 2018 WhatsApp Twitter Community Pinterest Dagger Langton, another great Park-Ratheniska man, copped a supporter during the Allianz Hurling League final doing a very serious job keeping tabs of the score in a little notebook. We’re pretty sure Nowlan Park has a scoreboard but this man wasn’t taking any chancesYour man behind the Tipp goals is doing a great job keeping the scores.#kk/Tipp #TG4— Dagger (@daggerlang) April 8, 2018 Previous articleLeaving Cert Series: The young man from Portlaoise CBS preparing for the big examsNext articleDisappointment for Total Recall in Aintree Grand National Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. Facebook There’s always something going on in the country that will get us all wound up on social media.This week was no different. Potholes, the Dubs, and Laois being forgotten about (again) were among the topics to grab our attention over the last seven days on Twitter.It’s hard to disagree with Wooly on this one Laois County Council team up with top chef for online demonstration on tips for reducing food waste Absolutely unfair if Dublin get two home super 8 games and everyone else get one…other counties shouldn’t stand for it if they do @officialgaa https://t.co/ZDBoUE2DG5— Colm Parkinson (@Woolberto) April 13, 2018 Rugby Facebook Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squadlast_img read more

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Telefonica willing to make concessions on E-Plus deal – report

first_imgHomeUncategorized Telefonica willing to make concessions on E-Plus deal – report UK regulator tones down proposed licence fee hikes Author Ken has been part of the MWC Mobile World Daily editorial team for the last three years, and is now contributing regularly to Mobile World Live. He has been a telecoms journalist for over 15 years, which includes eight…More Read more AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 11 APR 2014 Previous ArticleFTC tells Facebook, WhatsApp to stick by privacy promisesNext ArticleGoogle Glass on sale for one day Related Telefonica offered concessions to the European Commission (EC) in a bid to clinch regulatory approval for its proposed €8.6 billion takeover of KPN’s E-Plus in Germany, according to Reuters.It’s not clear what the concessions are, but both the EC and Germany’s telecoms regulator reportedly want Telefonica and E-Plus to give up spectrum in the 900MHz and 1.8GHz frequency bands as part of any merger approval.While Telefonica Germany declined to comment on the nature of the concessions, spokesman Albert Fetsch told Reuters that “we remain confident that we will get merger clearance in the second quarter”.Hutchison’s 3 Ireland has also submitted a number of potential “remedies” to try and allay anti-trust concerns about its bid for Telefonica’s Irish unit.They are believed to include the setting up of a new MVNO, which would later be able to buy some of the merged company’s radio spectrum and customer base.As competitive and regulatory pressures continue to take their toll, mobile operators are looking to the commission’s decisions on Germany and Ireland as test cases of its willingness to reduce the number of mobile network operators in EU member states.EC said it would decide on Telefonica’s bid for E-Plus by 23 June.center_img Uncategorized Ken Wieland AlcaLu CEO claims “control of destiny” after clearing patent-related loan Tags RCom helped by higher voice margins, but still losing customers E-PlusFinancialGermanyRegulatoryTelefonicalast_img read more

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Voisin Lands on Podium at Olympic Qualifying Event

first_imgMaggie Voisin celebrated her birthday in style on Saturday. The Whitefish freeskier landed on the podium at one of the main Olympic qualifier events, improving her chances of competing in the upcoming Sochi Winter Games.Voisin placed third in the Women’s Freeski Slopestyle Final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colo., on Saturday. She placed second among American competitors behind only Devin Logan, who won the event.“To get on the podium, it means a lot,” Voisin told USA Today. Voisin entered the finale as the top seeded competitor after winning the qualifying round earlier this week. The eight competitors were vying for the Dew Cup but also the opportunity to position themselves for the first-ever U.S. Olympic Freeskiing Team. Freeskiing is making its debut at the Winter Games.Voisin, one of the nation’s rising stars in the freeski world, turned 15 on Saturday, making her eligible for the Sochi Winter Games. Competitors must be 15 by Dec. 31.The Dew Tour event was Voisin’s first and one of five sanctioned events that will determine the lineup of American skiers attending the Olympics. Read the Dew Tour recap of the event here. Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox. Emaillast_img read more

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