Toddlers more likely to be plonked in front of TV

first_imgStuff co.nz 17 June 2014Kiwi kids raised with a bedtime story are increasingly of a bygone generation, as research shows a third of 2-year-olds are not read to daily.Results from New Zealand’s largest and most up-to-date longitudinal study show toddlers are ethnically diverse, tech-savvy and – surprise, surprise – “tantrums were the norm for children at 2 years”.Based at Auckland University and funded by government agencies, Growing up in New Zealand involved almost 7000 Kiwi families.Released today, the third report from the study, Now We Are Two: Describing our first 1000 days, found tots spend an average of 1.5 hours a day in front of a TV screen, and 80 per cent of them watched TV or DVDs daily.However, just 66 per cent had a book read to them every day.http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/10164939/Toddlers-more-likely-to-be-plonked-in-front-of-televisionlast_img read more

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Tinney’s Coal & Oil celebrate 80 years in business with launch of super smokeless fuel

first_imgEddie Tinney of Tinney’s Coal & Oil and his family recently celebrated 80 years in business supplying the fuel needs of the people of Letterkenny and the surrounding areas.At the same time they launched Supertherm – Ireland’s longest lasting and fastest growing smokeless fuel which to date has been a tremendous success.As part of this occasion, Tinney’s Coal & Oil in association with Supertherm manufacturers CPL Fuels held a draw so one lucky customer could win 1 tonne of Supertherm. The overall winner was announced as Ann McElhinney from Manorcunningham.Eddie Tinney, John Barry , Patrick Reynolds [ CPL Fuels] and Johanna Tinney picking the other prize Winners in their recent competition for loyal customersOther prize winners were:Brendan McCarroll, New Line Road Letterkenny who won a Microwave Oven courtesy of Crumlish AppliancesEric Mc Gettigan, Churchill, Letterkenny who receives a free chimney clean courtesy of Chimney SweepAnne Marley, Bomany, Letterkenny, who receives a free chimney clean courtesy of Chimney SweepPhil Bowen, Soloman Hill, Letterkenny who receives a free window clean courtesy of Prokleen Cleaning SpecialistsOrla Doherty, Meadowhill, Letterkenny who receives a free window clean courtesy of Prokleen Cleaning SpecialistsA major announcement was made this week that the decision has been taken to extend the ban on smokey coal nationwide.With the approaching cold snap, Tinney’s are offering one lucky reader the chance to win 5 free bags of Supertherm by liking and sharing this story on Donegal Daily’s Facebook here: www.facebook.com/donegaldaily. Eddie and all the staff at Tinney’s would like to take this opportunity to wish all their customers a warm and peaceful holiday season.Keep warm this winter with Tinney’s  Fuels, visit the office at Bonagee, Letterkenny or call Telephone:+353 (0) 74 9121476 or +353 (0) 74 9124489 to arrange a delivery.For further information and check out https://www.facebook.com/Tinneys-Oil-Coal-1216768971725335/Sponsored PostTinney’s Coal & Oil celebrate 80 years in business with launch of super smokeless fuel was last modified: December 7th, 2017 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) Tags:coalfuelsSuperthermTinneysTinney’s Coal & Oillast_img read more

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