Tragic Kathleen was killed coming home from country music event

first_imgA woman killed when she was struck by a car outside Donegal Town last night was returning from a country music event.The tragic victim has been named as Kathleen Pryal from Spierstown, outside Donegal Town.The 69-year-old woman was a huge fan of music and had just got off a bus when she was struck by a car. Mrs Pryal, was just a couple of hundred yards from her home when she was struck by the car at Tinnycahill at Clar near Donegal Town around 8pm.Gardai and the other emergency services rushed to the scene of the accident.Unfortunately, Ms Pryal (nee Harvey) was pronounced dead at the scene despite the best efforts of Gardai to save her.Her remains were taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where a full post mortem is to be carried out. Garda Siochana technical investigators at the scene of the fatal accident outside Donegal Town at Clar. (North West Newspix)Gardai sealed off the road and carried out a full forensic examination of the scene.Mr Pryal’s husband Martin was being comforted by family and friends yesterday.A neighbour of Ms Pryal’s said “Kathleen was the kindest person. She lived for country music.“She was a quiet person and herself and her husband Martin are the nicest people. It’s all just very sad and everyone is shocked by what has happened.”Gardai are appealing for anybody who was in the area at the time and who may have dashcam footage to get in touch. Mrs Pryal’s funeral details are yet to be finalised.Tragic Kathleen was killed coming home from country music event was last modified: September 25th, 2019 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:CLARconcertcrashdeathDonegal TownKathleen Pryallast_img read more

Brand South Africa & CNBC Africa Special on the Thought Leadership Breakfast at WEF Davos

first_imgOn the morning of 20 January 2016, Brand South Africa together with CNBC Africa hosted an exclusive Thought Leadership Breakfast in Davos – Switzerland, under the theme “Will the 4th Industrial Revolution Benefit South Africa and Africa?”This discussion aimed to contextualise how industrialisation plays a crucial role in achieving the economic growth and social development visualised in South Africa’s National Development Plan and the continent’s Agenda 2063. This gathering saw international government leaders as well as global CEOs deliberate on the role that industrialisation can play in growing South Africa and Africa, in a CNBC Africa hosted panel.That being said – kindly be advised that the Brand South Africa and CNBC Africa Special on the Thought Leadership Breakfast at WEF Davos will air this afternoon (Thursday 28 January 2016) at 13h00 on CNBC Africa Channel 410.The key note address was delivered by the Minister of Trade and Industry – Dr Rob Davies, and panellists included Nicky Newton-King – the Johannesburg Stock Exchanges’  (JSE) CEO; Vasi Naidoo – the Chairman of the  Nedbank Group; Ben Kruger – the Joint-Chief Executive of the Standard Bank Group; as well as Geoffrey Qhena – the CEO of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).Team South Africa concluded a successful programme in Davos assuring investors of policy certainty and economic stability:Team South Africa led by President Jacob Zuma – leveraged the presence of international business, analysts and politicians in Davos to assure the global community of the country’s commitment to maintaining policy certainty, fiscal discipline, macro-economic stability and the promotion of inclusive growth and development.  South Africa reiterated that the National Development Plan, the 9 point plan for economic recovery and Operation Phakisa were being implemented with a view to ensuring economic and social growth and development.ABOUT WEF:For over four decades, the World Economic Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The theme of the Meeting this year was ‘Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution’The Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters remains the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas. Over 2,500 leaders from business, government, international organisations, civil society, academia, media and the arts participated in the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland from 20 to 23 January 2016.last_img read more

Rabo AgriFinance

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest 2015 Trade TalkThe Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Group’s Don Close about what cattle producers and cattle feeders can expect in the coming months. (Aired 11/13/15)RaboBank Don CloseStephen Nicholson is Rabo AgriFinanace’s Grains and Oilseeds Analyst and he talks with Ty about the current markets and the land value outlook. (Aired 11/16/15)Rabo AgriFinance Stephen Nicholsonlast_img read more

Three-year-old falls to death

first_imgPune: A three-year-old girl child fell to her death from the balcony of an apartment in Pune’s Kothrud locality on Thursday morning.The mishap occurred in Karishma Society at Karve Road area. Nikita Patil, daughter of two software professionals, was gazing out of the balcony of the family’s seventh floor flat when the tragedy struck. It is not known whether lack of safety grills caused the accident.According to reports, the child’s father, Abhijit Patil, was seeing off Nikita’s elder sister to her school and her mother had left early for work. Being left alone in the flat, Nikita had gone to the balcony looking for her parents. read more

TCIG to Host Educational Sessions on the Tobacco Control Ordinance

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#TurksandCaicos, March 8, 2018 – Providenciales -The Department of Mental Health and Substance Dependence within the Ministry of Health, Agriculture, Sports and Human Services wishes to inform the general public of the following dates for its upcoming educational sessions on the Tobacco Control Ordinance.Grand Turk – 15th March at 10:00 am, Salem Baptist Church Hall Providenciales – 16th March at 10:30 am, Department of Planning, Conference Room, Emily’s House, Leeward HighwayOwners of Restaurants, Bars, Hotels and anyone involved in the sale of tobacco products are urged to attend this important meeting.As a means of continuing to protect public health, there will be increased enforcement in this area. Therefore, it is imperative for the public to equip themselves with information so that they are not found in conflict with the law.For further information about the Tobacco Control Ordinance contact the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Department at: 338-3613 in Grand Turk, and 338-4737 in Providenciales or visit our Facebook page at TCIG Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Related Items:last_img read more