Investigation launched into alleged illegal dumpsite outside Letterkenny

first_imgAn operation is underway on the outskirts of Letterkenny into suspected illegal dumping.Gardai and members of Donegal County Council were at the scene of the operation which is located off the dual carriageway.Eye witnesses have told Donegal Daily that geo-physical analysts are on site and are carrying out a number of readings at the location. Trial trenches are to be dug in a bid to ascertain if there is illegal waste on site.The investigation is being carried out under the Waste Management Act.We understand that the operation will examine a number of properties in the area.Gardai were at the scene today in a observational capacity. A spokesman for Donegal County Council said they are not in a position to comment at this time.Investigation launched into alleged illegal dumpsite outside Letterkenny was last modified: November 16th, 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)last_img read more

India Awarded Hosting Rights of 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup

first_img Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. New Delhi: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) have announced India as the hosts for the 2023 FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup while Spain and The Netherlands have won the joint-bid for the 2022 FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup.India have now become the first nation to host two consecutive Men’s World Cups.The 2023 Hockey Men’s World Cup will take place from January 13 to January 29. “FIH has received excellent bids to host these prestigious events. It was therefore a difficult choice to make. Since the primary mission of FIH is to grow the sport worldwide – which of course requires to make investments – the income-generation potential of each bid has played an important role in the decision,” FIH CEO Thierry Weil said in the media release.THIS JUST IN: After #HWC2018’s resounding success, India win the hosting rights for the 2023 Hockey Men’s World Cup, in 🇮🇳’s 75th Independence year!Read more:— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) November 8, 2019 A report in The Hockey Insider said that India’s bid was an enormous one and that most hockey nations failed to match it. While Australia, Germany, and Spain showed initial interest in hosting the Men’s World Cup, India’s bid forced them out of the contest due to their inability to match the finances of India. Spain eventually decided to focus on the Women’s World Cup bid along with The Netherlands, one that proved to be a good decision for them.India guaranteed an amount of 3.5 million Swiss Francs as profits from the Men’s World Cup in their bi to the FIH, according to The Hockey Insider.The Hockey Insider report also said that after India’s multi-million bid, only Belgium and Malaysia remained in the field and were still eager to match the Indian offer and aspire for the right to stage the next men’s World Cup.The FIH had also earned a huge sum of money from hosting the Men’s World Cup in New Delhi in 2010 after which the popularity and benefits only grew with India hosting the Men’s World Cup again in 2018, according to the report. FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023hockeyIndia First Published: November 8, 2019, 5:08 PM ISTlast_img read more