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NUI Galway will host this year's Fitzgibbon Cup senior hurling championship finals, with the decider in Pearse Stadium on February 25.
Strength in depth
Mayo will head to the home of Ballina Stephenites on Sunday for their second round clash in the FBD League, looking to pick up their first win of the competition after going down to the students from NUIG last Sunday in MacHale Park, next up for Stephen Rochford's men is a meeting with another third level institution this time IT Sligo are the opposition.
This week saw the closing date for submissions from members of the public to the Constituency Commission, and of the 369 submissions made to the commission (as were published on the commissions website as of lunch time yesterday), 40 of them related directly to county Mayo and the south Mayo area in particular.
It is going to be hard for Michael Solan and his management team to top their debut season in charge of the Mayo U21s having brought last year's crop of new stars right to the top of the game and claiming the All Ireland U21 title in Ennis against Cork at the end of the spring.
The last time that the Mayo senior footballers were in action was the heartbreaking All Ireland senior final replay defeat to Dublin and since then they have been the talk of the country following an interview by their former managers. Almost all of that squad are currently on a team holiday in South Africa so for this Sunday's FBD League opener, it is going to be a very different looking Mayo side for supporters to get their voices behind for the first time this year, and concentrate on things on the field rather than off the field.
Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD this week officially launched the Donegal Medical Academy, an NUI Galway partnership with Saolta University Health Care Group and Letterkenny University Hospital for the training of doctors. The Academy is housed in a purpose-designed facility located on the grounds of Letterkenny University Hospital.
A national recruitment day aimed at offering jobs to people home for the festive season is to take place on December 29.
Pharmacist twin sisters Ann and Deirdre Butler from Ballina have bought a business from another family of pharmacists which has been in existence for almost 70 years. They have bought two pharmacies from the Higgins family located on Teeling Street and Market Cross in Sligo town.