LÉ Niamh Rescues Two in Cork Harbour

first_img View post tag: Cork Harbour LÉ Niamh Rescues Two in Cork Harbour July 8, 2014 The Crew of the LÉ Niamh responded to distress call in Cork Harbour on July 3 and rescued two men from an upturned pleasure craft. Back to overview,Home naval-today LÉ Niamh Rescues Two in Cork Harbour Authorities Share this article View post tag: rescues View post tag: News by topic View post tag: LE Niamh View post tag: two View post tag: Naval View post tag: europe The LÉ Niamh, which was on patrol in the area, received a distress call shortly after 6pm and immediately dispatched a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) to the scene on the east of the harbour near East Ferry.On arrival at the scene they recovered two persons who were situated on the upturned hull of their pleasure craft. The Crosshaven Lifeboat took the vessel under tow and the sailors were transported to the medical centre in the Naval Base, Haulbowline by RIB where they were examined by the duty paramedic.As they were found to be medically fine, they were then transported by the Naval Service to Ringaskiddy. The two men, who are believed in their fifties, are from the Cork area and were reported to be in good spirits despite the incident.[mappress]Press Release, July 08, 2014; Image: Defence Forces Ireland View post tag: Navylast_img read more

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Mr Kipling makes edible ad campaign

first_imgMr Kipling, owned by Premier Foods, has created a poster board made from baked goods as part of its ‘Life is better with cake’ campaign. The board, at Westfield, Shepherds Bush, was built with 13,360 of Mr Kipling cakes, which the public were invited to eat once it was erected.Lisa-Jo Harvey, senior brand manager of Premier Foods, said: “We can’t think of a better way to show people that life is better with cake than to create an edible poster made out of thousands of our exceedingly good cakes.”The campaign has been devised by JWT London, a communications agency which also came up with the idea behind the brand’s new TV ad.David Masterman, creative director of JWT London, added: “If Mr Kipling himself was doing a poster, he’d make it out of cake.”last_img

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Olympic Swimmer

first_imgOne of the areas that the United States has always been competitive in, and in many of the recent summer Olympics has dominated, is swimming.  Most of the names we remember may or may not make the Olympics this year.  However, one name to look for is Katie Ledecky.  This young lady is a free-style swimmer.Katie will be competing in the 200m, 400m, and 800m free-style races.  She is also a lock to be one of the swimmers on the 4 x 200m relay.  She is trying to become the 3rd woman to win 4 gold medals in swimming in one Olympics.  The last one to do this for the United States was Missy Franklin in the 2012 event.last_img

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The Latest: Super Rugby to be suspended after NZ decision

first_img10:45 a.m.Two more Fiorentina players have tested positive for COVID-19 as well as a club physiotherapist.The top-tier Italian league soccer team tweets that defender and club captain Germán Pezzella, forward Patrick Cutrone and physiotherapist Stefano Dainelli “are in good health at their homes in Florence.” They were tested after “showing some symptoms.”The club had already announced on Friday that 20-year-old striker Dušan Vlahović tested positive.With Cutrone and Pezzella added to the list with Vlahović, there are now nine Serie A players who have tested positive. The others are Daniele Rugani of Juventus plus five Sampdoria players: Manolo Gabbiadini, Omar Colley, Albin Ekdal, Antonino La Gumina and Morten Thorsby. 12:45 p.m.The Edinburgh Marathon has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.The race was due to take place on May 24, but organizers have announced it will be postponed.Race director Neil Kilgour said a new date for the marathon in the Scottish capital is expected to be announced on Monday, ___ SANZAAR, the southern hemisphere rugby body that runs Super Rugby, says Saturday the tournament will be off for the “foreseeable future.” The decision was prompted by the New Zealand government’s directive that people entering from trips overseas, including returning New Zealand citizens, would have to self-isolate for 14 days from Monday.That would make Super Rugby untenable, with the tournament featuring teams from five nations, including five from New Zealand, and involving regular travel between countries. Teams from Australia, Japan, South Africa and Argentina also compete in the competition, which runs from January through to June. ___ March 14, 2020 Associated Press center_img The Latest: Super Rugby to be suspended after NZ decision Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditLONDON (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak’s effect on sports around the world (all times UK):1:40 p.m.Super Rugby organizers have decided to suspend the competition indefinitely after the weekend’s games because of the coronavirus pandemic. Serie A is suspended until at least April 3 as part of a nationwide lockdown in Italy intended to contain the virus.Most people quickly recover from the global virus after experiencing only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6last_img read more

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