RELIGION: DiNardo’s appointment reflects the increasing number of Catholics in the state. By Nicole Winfield THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VATICAN CITY – Texas is getting its first Roman Catholic cardinal – a nod to the influx of faithful from Mexico and Central America. There are about 7 million Roman Catholics in Texas, about 1.3 million of whom live in the Galveston-Houston archdiocese.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Archbishop Daniel N. DiNardo’s appointment was to some degree unexpected, but Vatican watchers say it shows Pope Benedict XVI clearly understands where the American church is growing – and who is behind the growth. “It says something about Texas and how wonderful Texas is in the terms of the growth of our Catholic faith,” DiNardo, leader of the Galveston-Houston archdiocese, told reporters in Houston on Wednesday. DiNardo was among 23 new cardinals appointed Wednesday by Benedict, who tapped Vatican officials, academics, diplomats and archbishops from five continents. Eighteen of the new cardinals are under age 80 and eligible to vote in a conclave; five others, including the patriarch of Baghdad, were named in recognition of their service to the church. The appointments of DiNardo and another American bring the number of U.S. cardinals to 17 – second only to Italy – and increases the American contingent’s clout in any conclave to elect a future pontiff. Benedict said he would give them all their red hats at a Vatican ceremony Nov. 24.
December 29, 2019
Nearly 60 USC players under Dedeaux went on to big league careers, including Mark McGwire, Randy Johnson, Tom Seaver, Dave Kingman, Fred Lynn and Roy Smalley. Dedeaux had a record of 1,332-571-11, the most wins in Division I history until Cliff Gustafson of Texas surpassed him in 1994. Dedeaux’s record currently ranks seventh among Division I coaches. He had a winning percentage of .699. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson “A giant has passed away,” said USC athletic director and 1965 Heisman Trophy winner Mike Garrett, also an outfielder for Dedeaux. “It leaves a huge void in all of baseball.” Dedeaux had winning seasons in 41 of his 45 years with the Trojans. During one stretch, USC went 37 years without a losing season. “Rod Dedeaux was one of a kind. I consider myself fortunate enough to have been his friend,” Seaver said Thursday night through New York Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz. “He never forgot you. Even though I was only there for one year, it seemed like I played for him for 10 or 20 years. There’s no one who has ever been like him.” The Trojans’ national championships included five in a row from 1970-74 no other school has won more than two straight — and they won 28 conference titles under him. A number of baseball publications named Dedeaux “Coach of the Century.” “Rod not only was college baseball’s greatest coach, he was the sport’s and USC’s greatest ambassador,” said current USC baseball coach Mike Gillespie, an outfielder on Dedeaux’s 1961 national championship team. LOS ANGELES — Rod Dedeaux, who coached USC to a record 11 NCAA baseball championships and turned out a parade of future major leaguers, died Thursday. He was 91. Dedeaux, who coached the Trojans for 45 years before retiring in 1986, died in suburban Glendale of complications from a stroke that he had on Dec. 2, the school said. Former Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda said he and Dedeaux were “real good buddies” for 43 years. “I’ll cherish the days that I spent with him and traveled with him,” Lasorda said Thursday night. “He was my mentor, he was my idol, and he was my friend.” Lasorda said Dedeaux’s family put a television in his room Wednesday night showing the national championship football game between USC and Texas. The Trojans lost 41-38. “He loved USC very, very much,” Lasorda said. Dedeaux played three seasons for Southern California and appeared in two games at shortstop for the 1935 Brooklyn Dodgers, going 1-for-4 with an RBI. A back injury ended his career several years later. In recent years, Dedeaux walked with the aid of a cane shaped like a baseball bat that had the signatures of several Hall of Famers. “Rod was amazing when I was at USC,” Seaver said in 2004 when former players gathered for Dedeaux’s 90th birthday. “I didn’t learn to throw a slider from him, but he taught me more important things. “I learned about passion for the game, about concentration, about being part of a team. He taught us all how to conduct ourselves in a uniform.” Dedeaux was a frequent visitor to Trojans’ games at the field named in his honor in recent years, attended every College World Series since retiring, and was a regular at Dodger Stadium. With a mischievous twinkle in his eye, he called almost everyone “Tiger.” He took pride in more than just winning. “To be a success as a baseball player is fun, but it’s another thing to be a success in life,” he once said. “We have all sorts of success stories — lawyers, businessmen — and they say that playing baseball here was an important time of their lives.” Dedeaux’s teams were known for late-inning rallies, and for having fun while they played. Rookies had to take turns wearing a red wig on road trips. “It was a fun tradition,” Seaver said. Dedeaux donned the wig once as a disguise. “I got thrown out of a game for one of the few times,” he said. “I went back and got the wig and a pair of sunglasses and sat in the stands. Everybody was laughing up a storm, and the umpire was looking around trying to figure out what was going on. He never did.” Smalley respected Dedeaux’s coaching style. “Rod’s genius was for getting everybody to buy into his thinking of how to play the game and how to behave,” he said in 2004. “One amazing thing was his ability to be a disciplinarian without you knowing he was. “He let players have fun, but still disciplined them so they would be at their best. We kept a list of fines 25 cents.” Born Raoul Martial Dedeaux in New Orleans, he moved to California as a youngster. Dedeaux also helped in the development of amateur baseball in the United States and overseas. In 1964, he coached the U.S. Olympic team when baseball was a demonstration sport, and guided the Americans to a silver medal in Los Angeles 20 years later when the sport achieved medal status. Dedeaux lent his expertise to Hollywood, serving as technical director and consultant for the baseball movies “Field of Dreams” and “A League of Their Own.” He founded Dart Transportation Inc. in the 1930s and it grew into a million-dollar trucking business. He continued to show up for work daily until recently. He is survived by his wife, Helen; sons Justin and Terry; daughters Michele and Denise; and nine grandchildren, including current USC baseball player Adam Dedeaux. Funeral details were pending. A memorial service at Dedeaux Field will be held next spring. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
December 28, 2019
The wife of notorious Lifford double-killer John Gallagher has appeared in court on charges of welfare fraud.Caroline Southern, 39, who lives with Gallagher in Strabane, appeared in Omagh Magistrates Court. Southern met the Donegal man in England when he went on the run after failing to return to the Central Mental Hospital in Dublin. The couple returned to Northern Ireland with their children where they settled just across the border in Tyrone.Gardai still maintain that Gallagher, who murdered ex-girlfriend Anne Gillespie, 18, and her mum Annie, 51, in the grounds of Sligo Hospital in 1988, will be arrested if he steps foot across the border.Caroline Southern faced three charges of welfare fraud but was acquitted.EndsWIFE OF DOUBLE-MURDERER GALLAGHER ACQUITTED was last modified: December 2nd, 2010 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)
December 27, 2019
CULLEN’S BAR CHICAGO DURING THE GAME: From back left to right ,Daniel hands, James cuffe,Mickey Bradley, peter Richard, Shannon Doherty, Denver Doherty Neil Jackson Mickey McLaughlin Neil jock, Liam Doherty Paul Doherty Simon Bradley patsy Doyle Gavin Bradley Neil Nellie philip Davy Front Annmarie Doyle,Dylan hands , Brandon hands, emmet Ronan and conal Doyle, Philip McLaughlin,Joey Doherty, Leah McLaughlin, Clara Doherty, Kaylen DoyleEVER want to know where the good people of Donegal end up around the globe?Look no further.Thanks to everyone who sent in pictures from all over Ireland and all over the world. Here’s a few more for you to enjoy. As Jim McGuinness said: “We know there are a lot of people away and if we can do something to make them walk a bit taller and feel a but happier, then that makes us feel better too.”CHICAGO CHEERS! There were enough Donegal people in Cullens for a team and ten subs!Celebrating in Chicago: Buncrana man Neil McLaughlin and son PhilipThe Doyle family cheered on Donegal in ChicagoThrow-in for these Donegal fans in Chicago was at 10.30am!Bound for Boston! There was a great line-up of fans at Donegal Boston GFC Little Ryan above couldn’t lose on Sunday – mum’s from Donegal, dad’s from Cork! The sun was out in Boston for these fans as they arrived at the Donegal Boston GFC to watch the game FROM PHILADELPHIA! Donegal fans outside Paddy Rooney pub Havertown Pa, we have fans from letterkenny, Donegal Town, Adrara, Glenties, Raphoe, letterbarrow, Inver and Meenacally and more, it was a great celebration. And the McGarvey family will be home for the All Ireland, Can’t wait. Congratulations Donegal..Here is Kaelan McGarvey from Upper Darby Pa who is so excited to be going back to New Mills letterkenny on September 19th for a family wedding on the 28th, and now he is adding another event to his calendar He says he is going to see the All Ireland final in Dulbin too! Let’s hope there’s plenty of tickets. We can’t wait to come home now. Congratulations Donegal, so proud to be from there.Finn Shields, Rosapenna, Downings getting ready for the final !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Hugh & Maria Cronin McMonagle, with nephew Sean McMonagle and nieces Nicole and Mecheala Cronin share family rivalry at Croker….no hard feelings here!Seamus Coleman very politely and willingly stops to make Sean Thomas McMonagle, Mecheala and Nicole Cronin’s day! On road back to Cork, Mecheala informed us she has switched to supporting Everton! Patrick McCormack, 6 years old from Churchill, couldn’t believe his luck when a match official invited him down to the pitch minutes before the start of the game on Sunday! PICTURE SPECIAL: MORE OF YOUR INCREDIBLE DONEGAL CELEBRATION PIX FROM AROUND THE GLOBE was last modified: August 27th, 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: MORE OF YOUR INCREDIBLE DONEGAL CELEBRATION PIX FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
December 27, 2019
Cumann Luthcleas na mBunscoil14th Annual Primary Schools 2014 Cross-CountryVenue: Finn Valley A.C. Stranorlar Date: 30th September 2014Time: 1st event U-9 Girls @11.15am start. Event complete @ 12.15pmPresentation: 12.30pmEntry Fee: €3.00 per child payable at registration on the day. Teachers/Adults in charge can help by collecting entry fee on journey to the event.Prize Structure:1. 1st 20 in each race2. 1st 3 teams plus 1st small school, 1st medium school in each race3. Overall schools category to include: a) Large School (200-300)b) Medium School (100-200)c) Small School (0-100)Age Categories: Under 9 (born 2006/2007) – 600mUnder 11 (born 2004/2005) – 800mUnder 13 (born 2002/2003) – 1000mProgramme:1. U-9 Girls2. U-9 Boys3. U-11 Girls4. U-11 Boys5. U-13 Girls6. U-13 BoysTeams are evaluated on their top 4 athletes in each particular race.Each school is encouraged to bring along as many athletes as they wish, in other words: you may run as many as you wish in each race….Please note: there is sufficient indoor cover/changing in the case of inclement weather, although it is advisable to caution to bring a change of clothes should it be a “bad” day!14TH ANNUAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS CROSS-COUNTRY EVENT TAKES PLACE TOMORROW was last modified: September 29th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:finn valleyNoticesPrimary schoolsSport
December 26, 2019
Betis were hoping to bring the Ukrainian in on loan, however City were said to be pushing for a permanent deal.Zinchenko has gone on to make two appearances this season and Betis are ready to make a new bid for him.The Spanish side’s interest in the midfielder has not decreased and they could even be ready to make a permanent offer in January. The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 The versatile Ukraine star has been an asset for Man City over the last 12 months. Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT revealed Real Betis will make a fresh approach for Manchester City midfielder Oleksandr Zinchenko, according to AS.The Spanish club tried to sign the 21-year-old in the summer but failed to agree a deal for him. Zinchenko made 14 appearances for Manchester City in all competitions last season and is reportedly eager for more action.Prior to that, he spent the 2016/17 season on loan at Dutch club PSV Eindhoven. Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City 1 changes TOP WORK predicted huge blow whoops gameday cracker Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Most Popular Premier League Stories Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update latest How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings SORRY tense
December 26, 2019
GARDAI are tonight hunting sick arsonists behind a series of gorse fires across County Donegal.And fears are growing over more fires; one of them just five miles from Glenveagh National Park – the county’s biggest natural asset. Dozens of gorse, bog and forest fires have hit the county in the past 72 hours.Amongst the worst of those fires are near Ardara and Dungloe.As fire crews, Defence Force personnel and Air Corps chopper pilots have been working around the clock to contain the fires which are so widespread they can now be seen from space.Tonight one fire officer at the scene of the blaze near Ardara told donegaldaily: “What we really need now is for God to turn on his sprinkler system. We need rain and we need lots of it.” Forecasts vary from different TV channels. The BBC is predicting rain for Donegal this Thursday. RTE say there will be rain on Wednesday.more to follow…..send your pix to email@example.comVIDEO: FLAMING IDIOTS: HUNT FOR ARSONISTS UNDERWAY – FEARS GROW FOR GLENVEAGH was last modified: June 18th, 2011 by gregShare 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:donegal gorse fire videoGlenveagh
December 26, 2019
A Gaoth Dobhair woman is hoping to fly the flag for Ireland at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.Maria McCool and her band Celtic Whisper is one of five acts who will appear on the Late Late Show on RTE next week, February 24th.But Maria, a school teacher now based in Co Meath, will have some stiff competition in both Jedward and former entrant Donna McCaul. This year’s five acts have each been given a mentor and Maria’s mentor is former B*Witched star Edele Barrett who has also written her son ‘Mistaken.’Maria is a vastly experienced singer and has even released two albums of her own.Maria will be first to sing next Friday and will represent Ireland at the first semi-final in Baku in the summer. DONEGAL WOMAN HOPING TO REPRESENT IRELAND AT THE EUROVISION was last modified: February 16th, 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:Gaoth DobhairjedwardLate Late ShowMaria McCoolSong Contest
December 18, 2019
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December 17, 2019
8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#Features#Polls#Product Reviews#web Related Posts A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting richard macmanus Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… One year ago today we first asked that question, so now is a good time to ask it again. What 3 web apps or services do you find the most exciting right now? Note that ‘exciting’ is the keyword, so they won’t necessarily be your 3 favorite or most used web apps or services. For example Facebook would make many people’s list of 3 favorite sites, but does it get you all tingly with excitement these days? So, what we want to know is: what 3 apps get your juices flowing right now. We did an informal poll at the ReadWriteWeb office (actually a Skype room) and our picks are below. We’d love to know yours as well, so please leave a comment telling us the 3 web apps or services that excite you the most.RWW Team:Richard MacManus:Pachube (connecting environments), Peoplebrowsr desktop (Twitter app), Wolfram Alpha (computational knowledge engine)Marshall Kirkpatrick:Know Thy Congressman (a bookmarklet that displays political and biographical information), Apture (adds multimedia to websites), Blip.fm (online music)Frederic Lardinois:Lala (music), Gmail, and Seesmic Web (lifestreaming)Dana Oshiro: Geo: foursquare (explore your city), Hype Machine (online music), Boxee (social media center)Jolie O’Dell:Twitter, Gmail, PixelPipe (media gateway)You:Tell us in the comments!Cat pic: Tabbymom was B and V CatsUPDATE: Results of this poll have now been posted; Top 10 Most Exciting Web Apps or Services.