Facebook to broadcast Hero CPL to 54 countries

first_imgThe Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has reaffirmed its partnership with Facebook with an agreement to broadcast the 34 matches this year to 54 countries. The tournament starts on 8 August 2018 and will run until 16 September.The best cricketing talent from across the Caribbean and from around the world will be taking part. Fans will be able to see the likes of Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Brendon McCullum, Steve Smith, Evin Lewis, David Warner and many other global superstars compete for the Hero CPL title.As well as broadcasting live matches, Hero CPL will be sharing unique and engaging content with fans, both during games and from behind the scenes, on Facebook throughout the tournament. All content will be available on the CPL T20 Facebook Page.Speaking about the deal Head of Digital for Hero CPL, Vishnu Kumar, said: “Facebook has been such an important part of the growth of Hero CPL over the years and we are delighted to be continuing to work closely with their excellent team to bring our fans as close to the Biggest Party in Sport as possible.”The countries where the games will be streaming live on Facebook are the following: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy,Japan, Luxembourg, Malayasia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Uruguay and Vanuatulast_img read more

Ballyshannon Chamber Christmas draw a huge success

first_imgBallyshannon Business Chamber were delighted to hold the Big Prize Christmas Draw last Friday night 23rd in Dorrians Imperial Hotel. The Business Chamber were inundated with boxes stuffed full of entries, and were so delighted how many of the businesses got behind the draw.The Chamber has worked hard this year, to add a festive cheer to the town from the lights, the market, the street music, the Bonanza draw and a big push on social media, radio and advertising for all of our members. And there was a great response from people in return, with many comments such as “There was a great community spirit and it is that community spirit that will keep us all going” Brid Kelly, Nirvana restaurant.The winners drawn were as follows1st Prize €500 Lorraine Warnock, Cliffony2nd Prize €300 Tracey Flood, Ballyshannon3rd Prize €200 Eileen Carr, Donegal Town4th Prize €3BB 2 D, (Whites Hotel Group) Teresa Judge, LagheyAs you can see from our winners there is only one from Ballyshannon, but the range of entries came from far and wide. There were customers from Manorhamilton, Belleek, Donegal town, Grange, Kiltyclogher, Ballintra and even as far afield as Ballybofey. So it just goes to show that people will travel for the good value, good selection and service that they receive in Ballyshannon. The Ballyshannon Business Chamber, in conjunction with Erne Enterprise, would like to thank all of all of the businesses and customers who made it a fantastic Christmas, and we urge shoppers to check out the bargains galore that are available this January.Ballyshannon Chamber Christmas draw a huge success was last modified: December 28th, 2016 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:Ballyshannon Chamber of Commercedonegaldrawlast_img read more

Man knocked out pensioner after row over ‘bottom feel’ in takeaway

first_imgA young man felt a pensioner’s bottom in a chip-shop and then knocked him unconscious when the elderly man reacted.Kevin Crawford knocked Patrick Deeney unconscious with just one punch during the altercation at the Chicken Corner Takeaway in Buncrana. Terrified friends of Mr Deeney tried to revive him and told his attacker “You f***ing killed him.”Crawford, now 22, appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court today charged with assaulting causing harm to pensioner Patrick ‘Pa’ Deeney, now 67.The court was shown graphic CCTV footage of the attack which took place in the early hours of April 26th, 2014.The footage showed Crawford initially touching a woman on the bottom as she was leaving the takeaway before she lashed out at him and leaves the premises.He then stands beside Mr Deeney who was out with his son-in-law and friends celebrating the christening of his grandson which was due to take place the following day.Crawford, of Burdwood, Buncrana is then seen touching Mr Deeney on the bottom before the 65 year old lashes out with an elbow to Crawford as he queued for food.The accused reacts by punching Deeney in the face sending him sprawling backwards and out cold on the floor of the chip shop.Friends of Mr Deeney, of Castle Avenue, Buncrana, rushed to his aid as blood streamed from his nose and mouth.The court heard how one of Mr Deeney’s friends said “You’ve f***ing killed him.”A number of people, including Crawford rushed to call the emergency services and was rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital by ambulance.In his statement, Mr Deeney said Crawford’s behaviour was aggressive and intimidatory in a sexual way.He also revealed how he had been operated on five times in his rectumin hospital and almost became incontinent before being “poked” in thebackside by Crawford on the night.Barrister for Crawford, Peter Nolan, denied his client poked Mr Deeneyin his anus but used a ‘cupped hand’ on just one occasion.He added that everyone was in good form and there was genuine bantergoing on about Donegal beating Mayo in the All-Ireland GAA Final.Shay Kinsella, the son-in-law of Mr Deeney said he thought Crawfordhad killed his wife’s father.He told Crawford that he had killed Mr Deeney as he stood over him.He told the court that Crawford then said to him “He had it coming, hedeserved it.”The trial continues tomorrow.Man knocked out pensioner after row over ‘bottom feel’ in takeaway was last modified: December 9th, 2016 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:assaultbuncranaChicken Cornerdonegallast_img read more