Volunteer teams will be out in force around Donegal today selling bright bunches of daffodils in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. People all over Ireland are being called on to support the charity and help fund crucial care for cancer patients. The goal this year is to turn Ireland yellow with daffodils, pins and socks all for sale locally.It’s Daffodil Day! Help us turn Ireland yellow and support the fight against cancer by picking up a daffodil pin and sharing your daffodil selfie with the hashtag #DaffodilDay. Tag us @IrishCancerSoc for a retweet! pic.twitter.com/H7Lgosxfyl— Irish Cancer Society (@IrishCancerSoc) March 23, 2018 Every 3 minutes a person in Ireland gets a cancer diagnosis, and in Donegal 986 people were diagnosed with cancer in twelve months. Daffodil Day, proudly supported by Boots Ireland, takes place on March 23rd and is a crucial fundraiser in the fight against cancer.Launching Daffodil Day in Donegal were Robert O’Connor, Louise O’Brien, CSO Boots, Ena Barrett, Irish Cancer Society, Helen O Driscoll, Health Promotion and Cancer Screening Advisor and Sharon O’Connell, Cancer survivor and local Night Nurse . Photo Clive WassonFunds raised are vital for supporting cancer patients through local nursing and hospital transportation.Last year 170 nights of nursing care were provided for 45 cancer patients in Donegal. In order to provide services to people affected by cancer, the Irish Cancer Society needs to raise €4m nationally on Daffodil Day this year. A total of 422 journeys were facilitated by volunteer drivers for cancer patients in Donegal last year.Averil Power, Chief Executive, Irish Cancer Society reiterated the need for donations today , “Record numbers are turning to the Irish Cancer Society for crucial care and support. Only two per cent of our funding comes from the State. We are therefore hugely dependent on the generosity of the public on Daffodil Day to fund vital services such as Night Nursing.” How to support Daffodil Day?Buy a daffodil on 23 March, donate online or text Daff to 50300 to donate €4*.*Text costs €4. Irish Cancer Society will receive a minimum of €3.60. Service Provider: LIKECHARITY. Helpline: 076 6805278Daffodil Day fundraisers to spring up across Donegal was last modified: March 23rd, 2018 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)
Kevin Zimmerman, reporter and editorThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray. You don’t make a trade just to make a trade, and the reality is the Cardinals should take the player they want and not trade the pick — or Rosen — if a monster offer doesn’t come across Steve Keim’s desk. This presents the possibility we end up with a Rosen-Murray quarterback battle, which isn’t the worst result.Vince Marotta, Co-host of Bickley & MarottaThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray. I do believe the decision makers of the organization communicated with other teams about dealing the pick but were ultimately not blown away by what was offered to give it up. So, Murray will be the pick. The only intrigue that remains, in my mind, is whether or not the Cardinals are blown away by an offer for Josh Rosen before Thursday night. The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The Arizona Cardinals have the No. 1 pick and with that comes infinite speculation about what the Cardinals should, could, might, want to and will do.But no speculation has been more prolific than the guess that Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray will go No. 1 overall to the Cardinals, marking the second year in a row that they will have drafted a quarterback with their top pick.Is that the right move? Dave Burns, co-host of Burns & GamboThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray. Too many reasons to do it and not enough to not do it. If you’re going to go out of the box in hiring Kliff Kingsbury, you might as well go all in.John Gambadoro, co-host of Burns & GamboThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray. The consensus seems to be that the Cardinals will take Murray and trade Josh Rosen. I don’t have a great feel for what direction they will go so I will follow the masses and go with they take Murray.Jordan Byrd, producer of Burns & Gambo and host of Arizona Sports SaturdayThe Cardinals will: Draft Nick Bosa. I honestly believe the noise and rumors surrounding Kyler Murray to Arizona is all just a smokescreen done by the Cardinals to trade the number one pick, but after not receiving an offer to their liking, the Cards select Nick Bosa No. 1.Kellan Olson, reporter and editorThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray and trade Josh Rosen. The combination of Murray’s star upside and fit in Kliff Kingsbury’s system is too much to pass up.Matt Layman, reporter and editorThe Cardinals will: Draft either Nick Bosa or Quinnen Williams. I’m just not convinced the evidence is there that the Cardinals are planning to take Murray, and it’s hard to believe the rumors this time of year. Top Stories Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 62 Comments Share Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact We asked the 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station voices and ArizonaSports.com editors two questions: What will the Cardinals do, and what should the Cardinals do with the first pick?First, here’s what they said the Cards will do.Related Links98.7 FM roundtable: What should the Cardinals do at No. 1?Cards on the Clock: 98.7 FM’s NFL Draft week special coverageCardinals open mini-camp with CB Peterson MIA, Rosen in chargePatrick Peterson not at Cardinals mini-camp TuesdayBet on Kyler Murray’s upside, not his reported low Wonderlic scoreLarry Fitzgerald says Josh Rosen handling Cardinals draft buzz wellDoug Franz, co-host of Doug & WolfThe Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray. I don’t think this was a condition for Kliff Kingsbury to agree to the deal, but why wouldn’t he have started pushing for Murray during the interview?Ron Wolfley, co-host of Doug & WolfThe Cardinals will: Trade down. I think the Cardinals are going to trade out of the No. 1 spot for a boatload of picks and stay with Josh Rosen as their QB.Paul Calvisi, anchor for Doug & Wolf The Cardinals will: Draft Kyler Murray with the first pick overall.Luke Lapinski, host of The Rundown with Luke LapinskiThe Cardinals will: Try to make a trade, but take Murray if they’re stuck at 1. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I just don’t know that they’ll be able to bring themselves to pass on Murray’s upside simply to draft Nick Bosa. Passing on Murray for a collection of sorely needed first- and second-round picks is a different story.