first_imgDonegal HospiceA coffee day in aid of the Donegal Hospice will be held at the home of John and Patricia Guthrie, Callan, Drumkeen on Sat 14th Sept from 12 noon until late. Please come along and support this very worthy cause. The Gathering, Irish Hooley Supporting the Oncology UnitA fantastic night is planned for the gathering, and to raise funds for the Oncology Unit in Letterkenny on Thursday the 5th of September in Kee’s Hotel. Doors will open at 8pm and the show starts at 8.30 sharp. The following acts will ensure that a great night’s entertainment will be showcased; Realtadance, Brian O’Sullivan, Tommy Byrne, Megan Lucas, Dory & Fergus, Farrah, and a fashion walk around by top Irish designer Edel Mc Bride, then to be followed by an Irish Dance Night with the Duntally Ceile Band. Early booking is advised. To book your table contact Kee’s Hotel on 074/9131018. Cost is €15.00 per person which includes a light supper. Donations on the night will go towards the Letterkenny Oncology Unit.Jiving Lessons Jiving lessons for beginners will be commencing in St. Patrick’s hall in late Sept. More details to follow soon.Drumkeen Youth ClubThe youth club will be up and running again very soon. All members must be 12 or over on Sept 01st 2013. More details later.Tyrconnel Martyrs Flute BandThe band will be having a break for a few weeks as the young ones are back to school and the older ones need hibernation.Charlie Daly & H-Block Martyrs Sinn Féin Cumann DrumkeenLotto Results 28th Aug 02, 05, 15. 20. No jackpot, 3 winners €35 each. Pauric Friel Mountcharles. Sarah Roberts, Annagary. Jon Gargano, C/o Fred Buncrana. Next weeks jackpot €1,450. Go raibh maith agat. Parish HallAnyone wishing to book the hall should contact Charlie Quinn on 91/34010 or 087 7728608Drumkeen NotesAnyone wishing to have material included for next week Please Email: [email protected] or text 086 4083625 (Deadline Fri @ 8pm) Please note the new deadline.DD LOCAL: DRUMKEEN COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: August 31st, 2013 by John2Share 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:DD LOCAL: DRUMKEEN COMMUNITY NEWSlast_img read more

Hold your horses on Maria Sharapova, says Martina Navratilova

first_imgFive-times grand slam champion Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test at this year’s Australian Open provoked a flurry of reaction on social media and beyond on Monday.While most expressed shock and a degree of sympathy for the Russian former world number one, others were less charitable, including three-times grand slam champion Jennifer Capriati.FORMER WORLD NO.1 JENNIFER CAPRIATI on TWITTERIm extremely angry and disappointed. I had to lose my career and never opted to cheat no matter what.i had to throw in the towel and suffer Jennifer Capriati (@JenCapriati) March 7, 2016i didn’t have the high priced team of drs that found a way for me to cheat and get around the system and wait for science to catch up Jennifer Capriati (@JenCapriati) March 7, 2016My opinions are strong because I had what I loved to do most taken from me through pain and injury.It’s devastating to stop when on top Jennifer Capriati (@JenCapriati) March 8, 2016AMERICAN GREAT MARTINA NAVRATILOVA ON TWITTERHold your horses everyone- about Maria- I don’t have all the facts, I hope it’s an honest mistake,stuff was legal as far as I know till 2015 Martina Navratilova (@Martina) March 7, 2016 FORMER PLAYER JAMES BLAKE on TWITTERWow. Classy of @MariaSharapova to hold a press conference for this and admit making a mistake. Definitely agree that have to be aware though James Blake (@JRBlake) March 7, 2016CURRENT AMERICAN PLAYER RYAN HARRISON on TWITTERMaria handled that so well. In my opinion, honest mistake from a great champion. Ryan Harrison (@ryanharrison92) March 7, 2016FORMER TOP 10 PLAYER AND COACH BRAD GILBERTadvertisementStill stunned that nobody on Shazza team checked new list from wada, players are responsible but this is big time oversight on team as well Brad Gilbert (@bgtennisnation) March 7, 2016AUSTRALIAN PLAYER MATT EBDENDoesn’t look that innocent for Sharapova or whoever else took it, this Meldonium stuff but who knows? https://t.co/IBqop5ggHZ Matt Ebden (@mattebden) March 7, 2016BRITISH OLYMPIC HEPTATHLON BRONZE MEDALLIST KELLY SOTHERTONI’m pretty sure if this was a track & field athlete they’d be getting a much rawer deal than Sharapova.However it is what it is. #Sharapova Kelly Sotherton (@KellySotherton) March 7, 2016last_img read more