NAFCU’s Carrie Hunt, in a letter yesterday to the Senate Banking Committee, urged committee members to ensure credit unions’ access to the secondary mortgage market in any housing finance reform legislation it considers.Hunt, NAFCU’s executive vice president of government affairs and general counsel, was writing in response to the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) recently released objectives to reform the housing finance system. The objectives include a recommendation for a single government-guaranteed mortgage-backed security, echoing a key part of NAFCU’s core principles for housing finance reform.In the letter sent to Senate Banking Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and Ranking Member Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Hunt outlines other reform efforts NAFCU supports, including: 9SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »
Throw in at St. Brendan’s in Birr is at 2 o clock.Tipp ladies footballer Gillian O’Brien says they’ve a few things to work on following last weeks draw. Photo © @TippLadiesFB The big game this weekend sees Tipperary take on Wexford in the replay of the Division 3 Ladies Football League Final.Tipp narrowly missed out on a win two weeks ago, when Wexford captain Jennifer Rochford pointed a free in what was the last kick of the game to get the draw.Tipp had an unbeaten run in the league until this point, and are hoping to got back to winning ways on Sunday.
Mac Cumhaills GAA News: Donegal HurlersHard luck to the Donegal hurlers who were beaten by Mayo on Saturday in the National League. The final score was Donegal 1-11 and Mayo 2-13. Donegal enter into their next game with a chance to avoid relegation. Best of luck to all the team and hoping that as many people as possible come out and support the lads in the next game.Donegal/Tyrone Game:Well done to the Donegal team who defeated Tyrone in the National Football League on Sunday. This was a very important result which helps the county in their endeavour to retain division 1 status. Well done to Marty, Rory and all the lads. The club would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who helped on Sunday for the Donegal/Tyrone game as programme sellers, half time draw, shop workers, social centre staff and also to the many others who helped in various different roles to ensure the day passed without incident. U-16 Football Result:Our U16’s travelled to Páirc Taobhoige to take on Glenfin on Sunday morning. A highly impressive performance by the MacCumhaill’s lads seen them come out winners in the end of the local derby. Well done to all the players and management team involved.Under-14 Hurling:Our hurlers travelled to Donegal to take on Four Masters on Thursday evening. In a tight game that went point for point MacCumhaills won out in the end. A good finish seen the lads overcome a 4 point deficit in the last 5 minutes to claim the win. Final score: Four Masters 4.05 Sean Mac Cumhaills 4.06Club Donegal Cards:We have a number of Club Donegal Cards which will grant access to the All-County League and every Club Championship game for the forthcoming season. The cards are priced at €50 for the card alone or €70 for a card plus a Club Donegal item of clothing when it arrives (possibly an O’Neill’s Polo Shirt this year). Anyone interested please contact Eugene Gallagher on 086 609 8801. Coaching Officers:The club are currently seeking people to fill the roles of Football and Hurling coaching officers within the club. These are very important roles in the club. Anyone interested in these positions please contact Minor Board Secretary Bryan Cannon on 087 623 6599.Club Lotto:The club are asking for people to help out by selling lotto’s. This would involve helping to sell 1 week out of every 7 or 8 depending on the amount of teams formed. This is an important source of funding for the club and a great way to help get involved with your club. All help available would be greatly appreciated. If interested please contact Terry O’Reilly on 086 609 5347. Lotto Results:There was no winner of this week’s Lotto. The numbers drawn were 8, 19, 23 and 24. There were no match 3 winners. Three names pulled out, Michelle Carlin, Elaine Bourne and Margaret Glackin each receive €30. Next week’s Jackpot is €4,400. Terry O’Reilly’s team is selling this week. If you’re not in you can’t win!Bingo:The Bingo is back in the Villa Rose on Sunday night with an 8.30pm start. The Snowball jackpot is €9,000 for 45 numbers or less. All are very welcome.Training Schedule:New players to all teams are more than welcome. If there is a change of time/location it will be noted on Facebook or sent via text.There is no under 6’s this week due to the Easter Holidays and the school being closed. Training will be back on Wednesday the 15th April in St. Columbas’s Hall.Under-8 training is on Wednesday evening at the club at 6.00pm, all boys and girls are welcome. Training will cost 2 Euro every night, and all players must have their membership paid also. Please bring gum shield and water bottle.U-10 football for boys and girls is on a Wednesday at 6.00pm. Please bring €2, gum shield and water.U-12 boy’s football is on a Wednesday at 7.00pm.The U-14 boy’s football training will be on a Sunday morning at 10am.U-16 boy’s football is on Friday 6.30 to 7.30pm.Minor football training is on a Monday from 6pm and a Friday from 7.30pm.U-8 & U-10 Hurling 1pm to 2pm on Sunday.U-12 Hurling from 12.00 to 1.00pm on Sunday.U-14 & U-16 Hurling on a Monday from 7.00 to 8.00.The U-12 girl’s football starts back on the 10th of March from 6.00 to 7.00pm.The U-14 girl’s football is on a Tuesday from 6.30 to 7.30pm.The U-16 and Minor Girl’s Football is on Thursday from 7.00 to 8.00pm.The U-12, U-14 and U-16 Girls camogie is on a Monday at 4.30 to 6.00pm and a Friday from 5.30 to 7.00pm.Club Shop:The club shop will be open on a Wednesday from 5.45 to 7.15. The club stocks a large amount of club-crested shorts, gloves, bags and bottles and a limited number of club crested O’Neills half-zip tops.Steward Bibs:Can anyone in possession of a club steward’s bib return to the club as soon as possible.GAA NEWS: MAC CUMHAILLS U16’S WIN DERBY MATCH AGAINST GLENFIN was last modified: March 30th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:GAAMac CumhaillsNoticesSport