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Willie Mullins, once the lead- ing amateur jockey, now the leading National Hunt Train- er in Ireland; Gordon Elliott, once a decent amateur jock- ey himself, now challenging Willie Mullins’ domination of the Irish NH racing scene; the Cheltenham Festival, once the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK, always the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK.

Notable absentees fail to dampen enthusiasm for Cheltenham Festival

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Rochford is ready for the sophomore challenge

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The sophomore slump is something that Mayo manager Stephen Rochford is hoping to avoid this coming season, while it was not exactly a breakout success for this group of Mayo players last year when they went toe to toe with one of the best sides to ever play the game in last year's All Ireland final, for Rochford it was his debut year as the boss in the inter-county ranks. With the National Football League getting under way tomorrow evening when Mayo host Monaghan in Castlebar, we caught up with the Crossmolina native this week to look ahead to the league and back on a few things from last year.

Chequers play the Tack Room this weekend

Chequers will be on hand to provide live music this coming Saturday night, January 21, at the Tack Room for what promises to be a great night of entertainment.

Monksland return to winning ways in local derby with Willow Park

The big game in Athlone at the weekend saw Cushla Park host a local derby between Monksland United and Willow Park.

Ditch the Brand

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Have you ever had a birthday coming up and been asked by your significant other, parents or children what you would like as a gift? Have you ever felt like you should get the latest handbag, watch or boot made by the designer of the moment (hello Mr Kors), not because you absolutely adored the design, but because you felt it was the “in” thing? Of course you have.

Richmond De Spiegal arrives at Home Gallery

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Home Gallery Interiors, Newtownsmith, has launched a new dedicated showroom of one of the most amazing ranges in furniture design, Richmond De Spiegel. The dedicated Richmond De Spiegel showroom offers a huge choice of hand crafted solid wood dining tables, matching cabinets, and beautiful solid frame dining chairs in a choice of fabric colours, paint colours, and textured finishes.

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Rochford calls for one last push towards greatness

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They've been with the team right from the start and on Sunday the Mayo fans will play an important role in getting their side over the line come 5pm. The boost that the side gets from the full-throated following in green and red isn't lost on Mayo manager Stephen Rochford who said he knows that there's no need to issue a call to arms for the supporters who've been with his side right from the off this year. "I'd like to thank the Mayo supporters for their great support throughout the year and over the years. They have stood by the team throughout the year from our first league game in Cork, there was a huge Mayo crowd there at that, and the other away league games, huge crowds attended the games.

British MP remembers Mayo Famine victims in song

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A British MP has penned a song to remember the Mayo Famine victims, from Kiltimagh and Ballina in particular, who fled to the small town of Otley in Yorkshire in search of refuge during the Great Hunger in the mid 1800s.


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