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Amateur and professional photographers are being encouraged to get out and capture Galway's national monuments as part of Wiki Loves Monuments, the biggest photography competition in the world.
Last year Achill came within touching distance of bringing the Pete McDonnell Cup back home from the mainland, when Castlebar Mitchels B pipped them at the post in the junior final. Despite that disappointment the island men shook off that heartbreak a few weeks later and went out and represented Mayo in the Connacht championship and went all the way to the Connacht final, where once again they fell just short when the Aran Islands beat them in a game that was dubbed the All Island final. But the men from the island have dusted themselves down and are back again for another shot at claiming the Mayo junior title.
A major article showcasing Connemara, the Aran Islands and the Wild Atlantic Way features in the August edition of Grands Reportages magazine, a popular French travel magazine with about 650,000 readers or potential holidaymakers for Galway and the west of Ireland.