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Proud coaches of the Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Gym Clodagh & Pete Foley from Annaghdown with their eleven year old son Finn who passed his Junior Black Belt Grading test recently with an A+ result.Finn will have to wait until he turns 16 before being eligible to test for his 1st Dan Black Belt but he is well on track.Finn has been training in the sport of Kickboxing for seven and a half years and is an active fighter with the club.He will fight on the undercard of the upcoming International Ireland V France Team Event in the Clayton Hotel on Saturday February 23 where he will face off with a Mayo opponent.
Ballina Town have five players in this year's Super League team of the year as the north Mayo men, who claimed the title in style last year, have seen Mark Duffy, Derek Tansey, Jamie Cawley, Dylan Edwards and Brendan Lavelle all named in the 2019 team.
Another week of European action has ended with Spurs achieving their "greatest ever European result", a 1-1 draw away to a Barcelona B team and Mo Salah and Alisson Becker sending Liverpool through to the knock-out stage after a tense 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield on Tuesday night.
TWO DOOR Cinema Club, the County Down indie-rock trio, will play the Galway International Arts Festival 2019, performing in the Big Top in the Fisheries Field on Friday July 26.
Westport Town Hall will host a one-off screening of a documentary that takes the viewers inside both the personal and professional life of sport icon Katie Taylor. KATIE is a documentary by Ross Whitaker and will be screened on Wednesday, November 28 at 8pm in Westport Town Hall Theatre with Q&A afterwards with the film-maker.
An Irish greyhound is now living a heavenly life in Europe after being adopted by a priest in an Austrian monastery.
The Mayo League have announced the September/October winners of their awards. League and cup winners Ballina Town won the team of the month award, while Ballyhaunis Town manager Tommy Page, who guided his side to promotion to the top flight for next year - along with winning the Premier Cup - was rewarded with the manager of the month award.
Round 12 of the Premier League ended with Man City proving that sky blue is the colour in Manchester as they defeated Man United 3-1 at the Eastlands on Sunday evening.
After the rollercoaster week that was the Champions League and Europa League, it is back to the normality of domestic matters.
A love of horse riding, nurtured in his younger days growing up in Oranmore and continued with the Galway Blazers, reached its pinnacle last week when Frank Byrnes completed the Corinthian horse racing challenge in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund.