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first_imgShakespeare still Leicester boss LEICESTER, England (AP): Craig Shakespeare will remain in charge of Leicester City until the end of the season, tasked with keeping the ailing champions in the English Premier League following Claudio Ranieri’s firing. Shakespeare has won both league games since being promoted from assistant coach last month, steering Leicester three points clear of the relegation zone. Ranieri was dismissed despite delivering the title last season in one of the biggest upsets witnessed in sports. Wei wins 4th All England title BIRMINGHAM, England (AP): Top-ranked Lee Chong Wei won his fourth All England Open crown on Sunday and changed his mind about it being his 13th and last visit to badminton’s oldest championship. After swatting aside first-time finalist Shi Yuqi of China 21-12, 21-10, Chong Wei said he will return to defend the title of his favorite tournament. “Every year I come here, I feel like I am playing at home,” the Malaysian said. “I will definitely come back next year.” Aldridge out with heart arrhythmia SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP): San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge will be out indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, the latest occurrence of heart issues for the five-time All-Star. Coach Gregg Popovich said Aldridge informed the team “he felt a little odd” during San Antonio’s 112-102 loss at Oklahoma City on Thursday, leading to the diagnosis.last_img read more

Guess what Majella O’Donnell did for this marvellous mini company?

first_imgMajella O’Donnell has given one Donegal mini-company the ultimate seal of approval.The broadcaster and mental health advocate was so impressed by a book created by six Royal and Prior students that she ordered not one, but 50 copies.The book, titled “Take One Day At A Time”, is packed with inspiration to promote a positive mindset and well being. The product was developed by a team of Raphoe students who added many quotes alongside beautiful photographs taken throughout Donegal. It also has a section for personal notes and reflection on your day.The students proudly presented a large delivery of 50 copies to Majella O’Donnell recently, who will no doubt be sharing the kind messages within the books.Majella O’Donnell often speaks openly about her own experiences with depression and its daily challenges. She founded the Donegal Mind Wellness charity in 2014 with the simple aim of encouraging people all over Donegal to learn more about looking after their mental health.The charity gave rise to a series of Stress Control programmes run by passionate volunteers available all over Donegal. The “Take One Day At A Time” book is one small step that helps people reflect on each day and on their own mental health. To find out more about the mini company check out www.facebook.com/Take-One-Day-At-a-Time-298412727552671Guess what Majella O’Donnell did for this marvellous mini company? was last modified: February 27th, 2019 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)last_img read more