The Letterkenny Institute of Technology is to receive a major extension.Plans have been unveiled for a new wing of the campus at the Port Road institute. The new building on the west side of the main building will see a brand new library, computer laboratories, classrooms, a lecture theatre, staff office accommodation and an extended cafe.The development represents a significant improvement to the facilities and will support the campus’ transition to university status.The new LYIT wing is to be delivered under the Project Ireland 2040 partnership with the Department of Education, the HEA and the NDFA.The planning permission process for the new wing will commence in the coming weeks.There are currently more than 3,000 students at the LYIT and these plans are a further endorsement of investment in education in Donegal and the Northwest. LYIT to get new multi-million euro campus wing was last modified: December 17th, 2019 by StephenShare 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:campusLYITNewwing
Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten 47 as Rajasthan beat Pune by six wickets during their IPL match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Sunday. Score | PhotosChasing 144, Rajasthan were home with three balls to spare with Ross Taylor and Ajinkya Rahane remaining unbeaten.Like Pune, Rajasthan too had to face an early setback in the form of opener Shane Watson’s dismissal in the fifth over off Alfonso Thomas when the score was 29.The other opener Rahul Dravid too did not last long and fell to Rahul Sharma on 18 on the first ball of the 8th over. Rajasthan were 43/2 at the stage.Rajasthan all-rounder Johan Botha was the next wicket to fall from their camp when the team total was 59. He was trapped leg-before by Rahul Sharma on the first ball of the 11th over.Then it was time for some fireworks at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. And Kiwi Ross Taylor and Ashok Menaria ensured that the spectators got of good dose with some spectacular shots across the ground.But just when the two batsmen were looking well set Rahul Sharma managed to break their stand. He pitched the ball short to the left-hander Menaria and he holed out in the deep to Alfonso Thomas, who took a diving catch to dismiss him on 29. And Rajasthan score was 92/4.Finally, Ross Taylor, who scored an unbeaten 47 helped the team win comprehensively by six wickets. His 47 came off 35 balls and included four boundaries and two over the fence shots.Pune innings Rajasthan restricted Pune to 143/7 in 20 overs after Rajasthan captain Shane Warne won the toss and elected to bowl in the 39th IPL match of the IPL-4.advertisementPune didn’t get off to a good start as they lost their in-form opener Kiwi Jesse Ryder in the third over of the innings off Rajasthan all-rounder Johan Botha, who has been in good nick this season.A sharp turner from Botha foxed Ryder and wicketkeeper Dishant Yagnik removed the bails in a flash. He fell for 18 when Pune were 24.Post the early setback, Pune batsmen Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey got on with a partnership putting together 46 runs for the second wicket. But on second ball of the ninth over Uthappa fell after scoring a fine 35. A Shane Warne ball saw him through when the team total was 70.However new man in the middle, captain Yuvraj Singh did not last long and mix-up between him and Pandey saw him run out on seven, when the team total was 91. Then in the 13th over opener Manish Pandey fell to a Siddharth Trivedi ball with Ross Taylor taking his catch at deep mid-wicket on 30. Pune were 93/4 post his fall. Harpreet Singh was the next wicket to fall for Pune. On the first ball of the 19th over Harpreet holed out to Ajinkya Rahane off Shane Watson when batting on 13. Pune fell to 121/5.Mithun Manhas (24) and Rahul Sharma were the last wicket to fall to Pune as they scored 142/7 in 20 overs against Rajasthan.