first_imgGrand Kru County Senator, Ablert Tugbeh Chie, has lauded citizens hailing from the county for electing him as senator in the just ended 2014 Special Senatorial Election.According to him, he will be ungrateful if he doesn’t thank the people of his county and other friends who supported him during the election process.Addressing hundreds of Grand Kru residents over the weekend in Monrovia, especially those from Forpoh District that are residing in Doe Community on the Bushrod Island, Senator Chie said the people of Forpoh have made wise decision by voting him in House of Senate.He said: “I have come to commend all of you for the significant roles you played in my life as well as our beloved county, and therefore, I can assure you all that this county will be developed through our collective efforts.”Senator Chie reminded his compatriots that with unity and coordination, they will promote development agenda and seek the interest of others at all times.“Let me make it clear to you that some projects which I have started in the county, I will make sure to complete them, because I want my people to trust me,” he promised.In a remark, the Chairman of Forpoh Community in Monrovia, Jeremiah Nimely, applauded Senator Chie for having the people of Forpoh at heart.Mr.Nimely disclosed that the citizens from Forpoh will wholeheartedly work with Senator Chie.The Forpoh Chairman then appealed to Sen. Chie to lobby with GSM companies operating in the country to carry communication networks to the district and the Dorbor District to enable them gets access to phone call.Senator Chie toured four communities in Monrovia and its environs thanking the people of Grand Kru and gave each community L$40,000 as a token of appreciation.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgRepresentatives from the Donegal Youth Council attended a State Ceremonial for Children in Áras an Uachtaráin yesterday.The State Ceremonial for Children, which was hosted by President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina, was one of the final events of the official State 1916 programme.Four Youth Councillors Bridget McDyer from Annagry, Megan McGee from Bundoran, Paddy Gallagher from Downings and Emma Egerton from Letterkenny were joined by Donegal County Council Director of Service, Community, Enterprise and Planning Control Liam Ward and Youth Council Co-ordinator Martin Keeney at the event. Chairperson of the Youth Council, Bridget MyDyer also participated in the poignant ceremony, carrying one of 40 lanterns to mark each young life lost during 1916.Some 200 young guests were invited to the event nationally, from Comhairle na nÓg and school groups who participated in a report called “Children: Seen and Heard 2016”, which shared the results of a consultation which captured young people’s children’s vision of Ireland, what they liked and what they would like to change. The Irish language, culture and the warmth of the people stood out as strong positives. Homelessness, alcohol abuse and suicide were some of their chief concerns.Donegal Youth Council is funded by Donegal County Council, HSE Health Promotion and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and is co-ordinated at local level by the Donegal Youth Service. PICTURE SPECIAL: DONEGAL YOUTH COUNCIL GUESTS AT ÁRAS AN UACHTARÁIN was last modified: June 16th, 2016 by John2Share 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:Aras an UachtarainDonegal Youth CouncilPresident Higginslast_img read more