A Lesson in Kindness: Scoil Roisín donate uniforms to children in Africa

first_imgThe pupils of Scoil Roisin in Dungloe have kindly donated their school uniforms to support those less fortunate in Africa.The students are helping children in Africa get a better education as they send uniforms to Africa through Mary’s Meals.Picture above is Bridget McFadden collecting the uniforms for Mary’s Meals. Advertisement The students also enjoyed a summer trip to Arannmore Island this month and spent a fun day exploring the area with their teachers.A Lesson in Kindness: Scoil Roisín donate uniforms to children in Africa was last modified: June 27th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:charitydonationMary’s Mealsscoil roisin dungloelast_img read more

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Jasprit Bumrah hits back at trolls after India win record 7th Asia Cup

first_imgJasprit Bumrah has hit back at trolls after India defeated Bangladesh in a nail-biting final to win the Asia Cup for the seventh time in Dubai on Friday.”Some people love to use their creativity on the sign boards. Hope this one fits there as well,” Bumrah tweeted after India won the title at the Dubai International Stadium.This may have been in response to a tweet by Jaipur Police, who had used his no-ball image on a signboard for a road safety message in 2017.Some people love to use their creativity on the sign boards. Hope this one fits there as well!! #Champions#AsiaCup2018 #lionalwaysroars pic.twitter.com/VWiJidwmaAJasprit bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) September 28, 2018Jaipur Police had last year tweeted a photo of Bumrah with the caption reading, “Don’t cross the line. You know it can be costly.”The photo with a caption showed the Indian fast bowler’s faux-pas moment in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy final against arch-rivals Pakistan, when he over-stepped as Fakhar Zaman edged the ball into MS Dhoni’s hands.READ – Bumrah slams Jaipur traffic police for no ball billboard on TwitterIndia had to pay a very costly price for Bumrah’s mistake as Fakhar went onto score an exhilarating hundred in Pakistan’s 180-run win.However, Jaipur Police’s “creativity” did not go down too well with Bumrah, who also took to Twitter to express his displeasure.”@traffic_jpr well done Jaipur traffic police this shows how much respect you get after giving your best for the country.”[email protected]_jpr well done Jaipur traffic police this shows how much respect you get after giving your best for the country. pic.twitter.com/y0PU6v9uEcJasprit bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) June 23, 2017This was followed by few Twitter exchanges between the two parties.However, after almost 15 months Bumrah played a key role in helping India thrash all their opponents in the 6-nation Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates.Bumrah was economical as always in the four matches he played during the tournament picking 8 wickets at an average of 16.India vs Bangladesh: Report | Highlights | Photos | ScorecardIn Friday’s final, India made heavy weather of a modest target before prevailing in a nerve-shredding final against Bangladesh by three wickets to defend their Asia Cup title.Chasing 223 for win, India’s fancied top order let the team down but a hamstrung Kedar Jadhav’s all-round brilliance helped them win their seventh continental title off the final delivery of the contest.Earlier Liton Das registered his maiden one-day century but Bangladesh squandered a flying start to be bowled out for 222 in the 49th over.READ – Rohit Sharma was the calming influence, says Ravi ShastriLiton scored freely and Mehidy Hasan Miraz celebrated his surprise promotion in a 120-run opening-wicket stand that laid the foundation for a big total at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.A desperate Sharma pressed Jadhav into service and the part-timer’s low-slung spinners once again came in handy.Jadhav dismissed Miraz for 32 and sowed a seed of panic in the batting order as Bangladesh slumped to 151-5 in the 33rd over.READ – ICC is Indian Cricket Council: Bangladesh fans cry foul over Liton Das’s dismissalLiton needed 87 balls to bring up his century but was dismissed for 121, stumped off Kuldeep Yadav.Most Bangladesh batsmen were guilty of poor shot selection and chaotic running which resulted in three run-outs as they could not last their full quota of 50 overs.Sharma led India’s reply with characteristic ease, hitting three sixes in his fluent 48, but his Bangladesh counterpart Mashrafe Mortaza cleverly marshalled his bowlers and maintained attacking fields to keep them under pressure.READ – Former India cricketers happy with Asia Cup triumph but…Mahendra Singh Dhoni (36) and Dinesh Karthik (37) revived the chase by safely accumulating runs in the middle overs but their departure in quick succession injected fresh excitement in the see-saw contest.Jadhav, who was forced out of the ground with the hamstring injury, limped back amid mounting tension, with India needing six runs off the final over from Mahmudullah.The Bangladesh spinner did not concede a boundary but scores were level when a limping Jadhav took guard to face the final delivery, which resulted in a leg bye that sealed India’s victory.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img read more

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