Cllr refuses to condemn defacing of signs in West Donegal

first_imgA Donegal County Councillor has refused to condemn the defacing of signs in the west of the county. In recent weeks, it emerged that a number of signs had the English language translation of the Irish place names sprayed across them.In a statement, Donegal County Council said it is disappointed at the vandalism and the repair costs would be better spent on other road maintenance needs.However Cllr Michael Cholm MacGiolla Easbuig says the issue runs much deeper that the defacing of the signs and says he understands why it was done:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/micfhyghgfhfhhsigns.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleImprovement for ‘moderately littered’ Bundoran in IBAL surveyNext articleDonegal campaign against beef deal intensifies with public meeting News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Cllr refuses to condemn defacing of signs in West Donegal AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Twitter Facebookcenter_img Google+ By News Highland – August 26, 2019 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more

Is your CU website REALLY ADA compliant?

first_img 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr One question we’ve been getting A LOT lately is around an issue that our team here at Social Stairway didn’t initially have a good answer for, and that is how to ensure that a credit union website is ADA compliant.This concern has begun to gain even more traction, highlighted by the recent warning from CUNA Mutual Group. When we began researching the topic we found a wide variety of potential solutions and varying answers to how CUs were tackling the ADA compliance issue. We also asked a few clients about how they were dealing with this new compliance topic.Some credit unions seem to be operating under the assumption that if web developers have assured them things are all good, they can just trust these developers and move forward. The problem with this is the developer may not be an expert in accessible design and he or she may have relied on a scanning tool to assess the website. Other CUs are very nervous about ADA compliance, but staff have concerns about where to start, so they have set the issue aside to deal with at a later date. continue reading »last_img read more

Google cancels developers gathering due to coronavirus

first_imgA game developers conference in San Francisco was postponed last week, after Facebook and Microsoft withdrew from the event due to concerns about the spread of novel coronavirus. Facebook recently canceled its F8 developers conference, the biggest annual event for the US tech giant, due to virus worries.Like Google I/O, the F8 gathering in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose typically draws throngs of software makers from around the world who collaborate with the tech giant on its platform.Face-to-face interaction at San Jose conference center will be replaced with online presentations. Topics : Google on Tuesday cancelled its major annual gathering of software developers amid concerns over the deadly coronavirus.The internet giant said it nixed the festival-like event Google I/O event scheduled for May a short distance from the “Googleplex” in the Silicon Valley city of Mountain View.”Due to concerns around the coronavirus [COVID-19], we’ve decided to cancel this year’s physical event at Shoreline Amphitheatre,” a Google statement said.center_img A Google developers’ account tweeted: “It’s sad that we won’t be able to gather as a developer community but your health and safety is our priority.”Google added it is exploring other ways for its developer community to connect and collaborate.The annual Google I/O conference typically attracts thousands of developers from around the world who get to mingle with one another and engineers from the internet company on ways to synchronize software and services to its array of offerings.It joins a growing list of global events that have been cancelled as the virus spreads around the world. last_img read more