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Frankie Gavin and De Dannan's charity concert for Zambia

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FRANKIE GAVIN and De Dannan will play Monroe's Live on Friday August 7 at 9pm in a fundraising concert for Gorta-Self Help Africa in partnership with Alan Kerins Projects.

Festive competitions wrap up club action for the year

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Retail sector hoping for a very merry Christmas

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A new report from Retail Ireland says the sector looks set to record its best Christmas shopping season in five years with Irish consumers expected to spend more than €4 billion on festive cheer and gifts in the coming weeks.

Winter Leagues in full swing

It was a busy weekend on the courses around Mayo last Saturday and Sunday, with some great scoring in the various Winter League's and club competitions.

Kiltimagh company to hit €200m in sales this year

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CMS Distribution in Kiltimagh, which has doubled in size in the last four years, has revealed it is on target to generate sales in excess of €200 million in 2014.

Three generations celebrate nuptials at Hotel Meyrick

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Patricia Burke became the third Burke woman to celebrate her wedding day at the Hotel Meyrick when she wed husband Erik do Oliveira Santos recently.

Humble but happy homes

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The library of Congress in Washington kindly lent us this photograph (originally one half of a stereo photograph), which was taken in 1903. It shows “The humble but happy homes of the Claddagh fisher folk, Galway”.

Seven rounds down and one to go in Castlebar Winter League

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Corofin u-21s too strong for plucky Salthill outfit

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A difference of a few years of age makes a huge difference in underage sport, and that was obvious to all who attended the county u-21 A football final on Saturday in Tuam Stadium.

When Michael D was vice president

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For some reason the game of soccer seemed to be popular with Claddagh people. In the 1930s there were at least three teams representing the area. Claddagh Rangers were playing senior soccer, the equivalent of League of Ireland today, Old Claddonians were fielding teams, and by 1937, Galway Rovers were developing a youth team as well as a junior side. In their early days Rovers had no clubhouse, though the Old Malt pub could be described as a hangout, as could the Atlanta Hotel, whose owner Josie Owens had strong connections with the club.

 

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