MAYOR DRUMS UP SUPPORT FOR LETTERKENNY BAND!

first_imgThe Letterkenny Senior Accordion Band would like to thank the Mayor of Letterkenny Pascal Blake for his kind sponsorship of their side drums.Pascal is pictured here presenting his donation to our treasurer Triona Callaghan. He also tried out the drums for himself when he joined the band at their Christmas Recital in The Letterkenny Shopping Centre on Sunday afternoon.Thanks again for your ongoing support Pascal and for being a good sport.“We may even call on his drumming skills again in the future,” said a spokesman.  MAYOR DRUMS UP SUPPORT FOR LETTERKENNY BAND! was last modified: December 23rd, 2013 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:Letterkenny Senior Accordian BandMayor Pascal Blakelast_img read more

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10 killed as SUV collides with truck in Chhattisgarh

first_imgRaipur, Oct 14 (PTI) Ten people were killed and four others injured Sunday when their SUV collided with a truck in Chhattisgarh’s Rajanandgaon district, police said.The accident took place in the early hours on Rajnandgaon-Durg road when the victims, most of them from one family, were returning after offering prayers at the Maa Bamleshwari Temple in Dongargarh town during the ongoing Navratri festival, a local police official told PTI.As per preliminary information, when the driver of the sports utility vehicle (SUV) tried to overtake another vehicle, it collided head-on with a truck coming from the opposite direction near Somni village, around 55 km from here, he said.Nine people travelling in the SUV died on the spot while another person succumbed to injuries while being taken to a local hospital, the official said.A police team rushed to the spot and admitted an injured child to a hospital in Rajnandgaon while three other people were shifted to a hospital in Bhilai town, he said, adding the victims hailed from Bhilai in Durg district.Efforts were on to trace the truck driver who fled the spot leaving his vehicle there, the official added.The Rajanandgaon-Durg four lane road is part of the National Highway connecting Mumbai-Kolkata via Raipur and Nagpur.One way of the road has been closed for vehicles between Anjora village bypass in Durg and Rajnanadgaon town for nine days of the Navratri festival to ensure smooth movement of pilgrims who go on foot to the Maa BamleshwariTemple. PTI COR TKP GK DVDVadvertisementlast_img read more

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