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Isère

Isère is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France named after the river Isère. Isère is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on March 4, 1790, it was created from the main part of the former province of Dauphiné. Its area has been reduced twice, in 1852 and again in 1967, on both occasions losing territory to the department of Rhône. In 1852 in response to rapid urban development around the edge of Lyon, the communes of Bron, Vaulx-en-Velin, Vénissieux and Villeurbanne were transferred to Rhône. In 1967 the redrawing of local government borders led to the creation of the Urban Community of Lyon. At that time intercommunal groupings of this nature were not permitted to straddle departmental frontiers, accordingly 23 more Isère communes found themselves transferred to Rhône; the affected Isère communes were Chaponnay, Communay, Corbas, Décines-Charpieu, Genas, Jons, Meyzieu, Pusignan, Saint-Bonnet-de-Mure, Saint-Laurent-de-Mure, Saint-Pierre-de-Chandieu, Saint-Priest, Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, Sérézin-du-Rhône, Solaize and Toussieu.

Most on 1 April 1971, Colombier-Saugnieu was lost to Rhône. Banners appeared in the commune's three little villages at the time proclaiming "Dauphinois toujours" Isère was the name of the French ship which delivered the 214 boxes holding the Statue of Liberty. Isère is part of the current region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and is surrounded by the departments of Rhône, Savoie, Hautes-Alpes, Drôme, Ardèche, Loire. Isère includes a part of the French Alps; the highest point in the department is the Sub-Peak "Pic Lory" at 4,088 metres, subsidiary to the Barre des Écrins. The summit of La Meije at 3,988 metres is well known; the Vercors Plateau aesthetically dominates the western area of the department. Inhabitants of the department are called Isérois. Population development since 1801: The President of the General Council is Jean-Pierre Barbier of The Republicans; the Grande Chartreuse is the mother abbey of the Carthusian order. It is located 14 miles north of Grenoble; as early as the 13th century, residents of the north and central parts of Isère spoke a dialect of the Franco-Provençal language called Dauphinois.

It continued to be spoken in rural areas of Isère into the 20th century. Isère features many ski resorts, including the Alpe d'Huez, Les Deux Alpes, the 1968 Winter Olympics resorts of Chamrousse, Villard de Lans, Autrans. Other popular resorts include Les 7 Laux, Le Collet d'Allevard, Méaudre, Saint-Pierre-de-Chartreuse, Alpe du Grand Serre, Gresse-en-Vercors. Grenoble has a dozen museums, including the most famous created in Grenoble in 1798, the Museum of Grenoble, it is the third largest ski and winter destination of France, after Savoie and Haute-Savoie, before Hautes-Alpes. It hosts Coupe Icare, an annual festival of free flight, such as paragliding and hang-gliding, held at the world-renowned paragliding site at Lumbin. Cantons of the Isère department Communes of the Isère department Arrondissements of the Isère department

2018 Leitrim Senior Football Championship

The 2018 Leitrim Senior Football Championship was the 112th edition of Leitrim GAA's premier gaelic football tournament for senior clubs in County Leitrim, Ireland. The tournament consists of 12 teams, with the winner going on to represent Leitrim in the Connacht Senior Club Football Championship; the championship starts with a group stage and progresses to a knock out stage. Mohill were the defending champions after they defeated Glencar–Manorhamilton in the previous years final; however the successful defence of their title was scuppered in the final when losing to rivals Aughawillan. Aughnasheelin made their return to the senior grade after 8 seasons in the Intermediate grade by winning the 2017 Leitrim Intermediate Football Championship. On 14 October 2018 Aughawillan claimed their 12th S. F. C. Crown and first since 2016 when defeating the defending champions Mohill in the final by 0-14 to 1-9 at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada. Bornacoola were relegated to the 2019 I. F. C. after losing the relegation final to St. Patrick's Dromahair.

Their 21 years in the top-flight of Leitrim club football spanned back to 1998. The following teams have changed division since the 2017 championship season. All 12 teams enter the competition at this stage; the top 4 teams in both groups proceed to the Quarter-Finals. The 5th and 6th placed. Relegation Semi-Finals: Drumreilly 0-13, 0-9 Bornacoola, Cloone, 15/9/2018, Aughnasheelin 0-13, 2-4 Dromahair, Drumshambo, 22/9/2018,Relegation Final: Dromahair 2-10, 0-6 Bornacoola, Drumshambo, 30/9/2018, Mohill 3-17, 0-8 Allen Gaels, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 15/9/2018, Glencar/Manorhamilton 2-11, 2-11 Ballinamore Seán O'Heslins, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 15/9/2018, St. Mary's Kiltoghert 1-14, 0-10 Gortletteragh, Ballinamore, 16/9/2018, Aughawillan 1-11, 0-12 Melvin Gaels, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 16/9/2018, Glencar/Manorhamilton 1-21, 1-6 Ballinamore Seán O'Heslins, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 22/9/2018, Mohill 3-19, 0-11 Glencar/Manorhamilton, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 29/9/2018, Aughawillan 1-12, 2-7 St. Mary's Kiltoghert, Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 30/9/2018

On Broadway Volume 3

On Broadway Volume 3 is the third album of Broadway show tunes by Paul Motian to be released on the German JMT label. Recorded in 1991, it was released in 1993 and features performances by Motian with Bill Frisell, Charlie Haden, Lee Konitz and Joe Lovano; the album was rereleased on the Winter & Winter label in 2004. The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4½ stars, stating: "In all this is a fine set and the most successful of the three volumes in this series". "How Deep Is the Ocean?" - 6:49 "I Wish I Knew" - 6:40 "Just One of Those Things - 6:12 "Crazy She Calls Me" - 4:15 "Tico Tico" - 2:44 "Weaver of Dreams" - 6:56 "The Way You Look Tonight" - 5:18 "A Handful of Stars" - 6:42 "Pennies From Heaven" - 5:20 "Skylark" - 5:00Recorded August 1991 at Sigma Sound, NYC Paul Motian - drums Bill Frisell - electric guitar Lee Konitz - alto saxophone Joe Lovano - tenor saxophone Charlie Haden - bass