In Pictures: All smiles as Music Generation Laois Bandwagon Tour rolls into two primary schools

first_img GAA There was dancing, singing, laughing and smiling galore at two Laois primary schools this week.St Joseph’s Girls National School in Mountmellick and The Rock NS were treated to a wonderful performance.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon Tour rolled into both venues and put on a right good show. Pinterest Facebook Laois man embarking on novel fundraiser in memory of beloved dad and brother This is the second live gig to take place in the county in the last 15 months.The same group were out in force last month as part of the Bealtaine Festival.They travelled to Shaen Hospital and St Vincent’s Community Nursing Unit in Mountmellick where the staff and residents were treated to live music.Photographer Alf Harvey was present at both live gigs and he captured some brilliant pictures.Check them out below:St Joseph’s Girls National School MountmellickJoining in with the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Paper Planes performing with the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Enjoying Paper Planes performing with the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Sixth class pupils line dancing to the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Nuala Kelly getting the dancing going during the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Fans enjoying Paper Planes performing with the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Dancing along with the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.Enjoying the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at St. Joseph’s GNS, Mountmellick.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Rock National SchoolEnjoying the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Having fun during the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Having fun during the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Dancing along to the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Approval for the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Sixth class enjoying the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Joining in at the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Rnjoying the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Dancing along to the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.The Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Having fun when the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.Enjoying the Music Generation Laois Bandwagon on tour at The Rock NS.Picture: Alf Harvey.SEE ALSO – Tributes paid following the passing ‘lovely gently spoken lady’ Rita Keenan Pinterest In Pictures: All smiles as Music Generation Laois Bandwagon Tour rolls into two primary schools WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Facebookcenter_img Home Lifestyle In Pictures: All smiles as Music Generation Laois Bandwagon Tour rolls into… LifestyleOut and About WhatsApp TAGSMusic Generation LaoisSt Joseph’s NS MountmellickThe Rock NS Previous articleLaois GAA announce new three year sponsorship deal for underage development squadsNext articleDeaths in Laois – Saturday, June 5, 2021 Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Community RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By Alan Hartnett – 4th June 2021 Breaking Ball: Talking points after a league campaigns that gave us little to shout about Remember the Game Remember the Game: Legendary Laois hurler inspires Rathdowney-Erill to Division 5 success in 2006last_img read more

Autarco launches made-in-Europe microinverter

first_imgAutarco launches made-in-Europe microinverterThe XSX microinverter is manufactured in Slovakia and is being launched to serve the European solar market; product adds to the Dutch company Autarco’s single-branded solar energy systems. March 14, 2016 Ian Clover Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Dutch solar systems provider Autarco has announced this week the launch of its first microinverter to augment the firm’s single-branded solar energy systems portfolio. The XSX microinverter has been announced as a made-in-Europe inverter, and will be manufactured in Slovakia using a large proportion of Europe-sourced components to exclusively serve the European market, Autarco PR & communication manager Anne van den Berg told pv magazine. “The bill of materials consists not only of EU-made chips and components,” van den Berg said. “Some are from Taiwan and Japan.” Autarco says that the microinverter’s cradle-to-cradle design ensures longer durability and easier inspection and testing. The Dutch company eschewed the traditional ‘potting’ approach – whereby microinverters are enclosed with an encapsulating compound that fills the internal componentry to guard against external weather damage – and instead uses a PCB coated with a layer of transparent conformal coating. “The most important reason for using coating rather than potting is because we follow a ‘design for disassembly’ technique,” explained van den Berg. “Potted designs suffer from thermal expansion related issues and can degrade in extreme weather conditions. Our coating doesn’t. It is more durable.” Another feature trumpeted by Autarco is the XSX microinverter’s wireless Z-Wave functionality, which the company claims is more reliable than WiFi and integrates easily with the Autarco Smart Home platform, which is the basis of its single-branded solar energy systems approach. 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Negrense pug competes in AIBA Championships

first_img[av_one_full first min_height=” vertical_alignment=” space=” custom_margin=” margin=’0px’ padding=’0px’ border=” border_color=” radius=’0px’ background_color=” src=” background_position=’top left’ background_repeat=’no-repeat’ animation=”][av_heading heading=’ Negrense pug competes in AIBA Championships ‘ tag=’h3′ style=’blockquote modern-quote’ size=’30’ subheading_active=’subheading_below’ subheading_size=’15’ padding=’10’ color=” custom_font=”]BY ADRIAN STEWART CO[/av_heading][av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”]Saturdsy, August 19, 2017[/av_textblock][av_textblock size=’18’ font_color=” color=”]MANILA – Filipino amateur boxer Roden Ladon is up for a huge challenge at the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships from Aug. 25 to Sept. 3 in Hamburg, Germany. The Bago City, Negros Occidental-native light flyweight fighter will be one of the two Filipino boxers in the prestigious boxing tournament aside from flyweight Dannel Maamo.This is the second time Ladon will be competing in the tournament. He won a bronze medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championship two years ago in Doha, Qatar.“I have prepared hard for this tournament. My goal really is to duplicate, and if ever, surpass my bronze medal finish two years ago,” said Ladon.He also competed in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year.“I will really be aiming for a podium finish here in AIBA. I am motivated after my forgetful performance in Rio last year,” added the Negrense boxer. “I will really give it all to make the country proud.”National team head coach Boy Velasco said he sees both Ladon and Maamo performing well after the intense training in Baguio City.“They’re ready and they will do their best to make the country proud,” Velasco said. “They are seasoned internationalists and they’re used to fighting in the big stage, especially Ladon.”Ladon and Maamo booked a ticket to the AIBA World Championships after netting bronze medals at the 2017 Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) Asian Elite Championships last May in Tashkent, Uzbekistan./PN[/av_textblock][/av_one_full]last_img read more

One Alaskan Dies Of Coronavirus, One In Critical Condition

first_imgZink: “The new case in Juneau is the first known where the individual has had to stay in a hospital as opposed to self-isolating at home due to the severity of their symptoms.” The individual is currently at Bartlett Regional Hospital, which said they had traveled to Portland, Oregon, as well as Washington state, according to Juneau officials. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Governor Mike Dunleavy during a press briefing on Tuesday announced six additional cases of COVID-19 in Alaska, and one fatality from the virus. This brings the total number of cases to 42 in the state, and one death. This is a developing story- updates will be posted as they are made available. Following this announcement in Juneau the city enacted an ordinance for residents to “hunker down” and stay at home as much as possible to curb the spread of COVID-19.center_img There were 42 confirmed cases statewide as of Tuesday, including 17 in Anchorage, eight in Ketchikan, nine in Fairbanks, two in Mat-Su, two in Sterling, two in Juneau, one in Seward and one in Soldotna. The governor was joined by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink. Dr. Zink: “The individual that passed away was outside of the state of Alaska during the time of death in the State of Washington. Per CDC rules this person counts as an Alaska death and not a Washington death.”last_img read more

MSU women’s basketball climbs to No. 22 in AP Poll

first_imgMississippi State’s women’s basketball team continued to climb the rankings. The Bulldogs ranked No. 22 in Monday’s AP Poll.It’s one spot higher than last week’s ranking. The Southeastern Conference had six teams in the top 25, including South Carolina at No. 1.MSU is 8-0 after wins against North Dakota State and Southeastern Louisiana last week. The Bulldogs scored at least 97 points in the two games.Mississippi State ranks fourth overall in the nation in scoring, averaging 89 points per game. The Bulldogs have scored at least 74 points in ever game this season.Two freshmen lead the scoring for MSU. Victoria Vivians averages 17.6 points per game. Morgan Williams chips in 13.5.Mississippi State hosts Louisiana Tech on Thursday at 7 p.m.last_img

Hot air balloon lands in alligator-ridden pond

first_imgThinkstock(ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.) — Several people got quite a fright this morning when the hot air balloon they were riding in went down in a pond that contained “multiple alligators,” according to Orange county, Florida, authorities.ABC-affiliate WFTV said seven people were in the balloon when the pilot tried to land in a field near Walt Disney World.The pilot told Florida Highway Patrol troopers that wind caused the balloon to drift to a nearby retention pond.Air balloon lands off SR 429 near Western Way. 16 people aboard. No one injured. @WFTV pic.twitter.com/Tb3LXsCWFj— Roy Ramos (@RRamosWFTV) July 3, 2017As seen in the video taken by one of the balloon occupants, the pilot can heard calmly saying, “Alright folks, we’re gonna get a little wet. Sorry about that!”The balloon’s basket slowly lowers into the pond. A few people gasp as someone jokes, “You pay extra for the water landing, guys!”Then, people try to balance on the top of the basket to avoid getting their ankles wet.“Don’t fall out!” one person yells.Suddenly, the basket tips over, and screams can be heard in the video.No one was injured during the emergency landing, troopers said.WFTV reported that a crew spent nearly an hour removing the hot air balloon from the pond.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more