Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR County Council to spend over €3 million on house adaptations WhatsApp News WhatsApp Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Google+ Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal By News Highland – February 18, 2011 Pinterest Facebook Facebook Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Previous articleNI minister re-iterates A5 commitment during Donegal visitNext articleUS police say Donegal man has confessed to Pennsylvania hit and run News Highland Donegal County Council will have a total of 3.1 million euro for Housing Adaptation Grants this year.That includes 500 thousand euro set aside by the council in its budget.The grant is available where changes need to be made to a home to make it suitable for a person with a physical, sensory or intellectual disability or mental health difficulty to live in.The Chairperson of the Donegal Special Policy Committee for Housing is Councillor Dessie Larkin:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/dessfri.mp3[/podcast] Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North
With three defeats in a row in La Liga and having lost to Atleti in the Champions League quarter-finals, pressure is mounting on the Catalans to recapture the form which saw them go 39 games unbeaten this season.Figo said that their slump is “not normal” and has challenged them to show sufficient mental strength to defend both their league and Copa del Rey crowns.“I don’t normally speak with the Catalan press but I’ll make an exception,” Figo said.“What’s happened to Barca isn’t normal. To lose so many games in a row is not logical, but when you’re in that situation, everything goes wrong.“These are issues in the dynamic, it doesn’t only depend on the quality of players. But the league is open and anything can happen.“Things get tense and you have less of a margin for error, and that’s when you see the character of teams.”Figo – who joined Madrid in an acrimonious transfer in 2000 – hit out at suggestions he has celebrated Barca’s slump and insists any suggestion of bias has simply been created by the media.“I don’t celebrate when other teams lose, it doesn’t bring me any happiness,” said the former Portugal star. “I’m a sportsman, I have nothing against Barca – but you (the press) have something against me.“I spent five amazing years there, I went for sporting and financial reasons and for a lack of recognition.“Honestly, on Saturday I played golf, on Sunday I played golf, and my life does not depend on Barca or Madrid. I’m happier doing other things.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Former Barcelona winger, Luis Figo, has called on Luis Enrique’s side to prove their mettle after Sunday’s loss to Valencia.Figo wants Barcelona to show their character if they are to defend their Liga title.The Liga leaders’ 2-1 defeat at Camp Nou means they are level on points with Atletico Madrid and one ahead of Real Madrid with five matches of the campaign to play.