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Athlone estate must wait to see who pays for its speed ramps

Plans of the local authority to take Cloghanboy estate in charge were adjourned for at least a month after a councillor raised a question about whether the developers had promised to install speed ramps.

Winter league comes to conclusion in Ballina


The Suite showcase in Ballinasloe

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Whether you’re looking for a great wedding band, or just a good night out, head to the Carlton Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe next Saturday September 25 for The Suite’s showcase.

McGrath to run the line in Champions League

Mayo will be represented in the first round of the Champions League next week when Damien McGrath steps out on to the field in the biggest club competition in the world. McGrath’s stock has risen highly in Mayo and nationally over the past number of years and this is just the latest high level promotion for him. McGrath will be first assistant referee, alongside the all Irish team of Alan Kelly who will be the referee, Ken Hennessey, and Paraic Sutton, who will act as fourth official. The two additional assistants are Anthony Buttimer and Neil Doyle. “It’s a great honour for me and also for the Mayo referees branch,” McGrath said.

Flynn and Cassidy lose out in intermediate semi-final

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Mayo's Ollie Cassidy and Paul Flynn lost out on a place in the all-Ireland intermediate doubles semi-final on Sunday last as they went down in two games to Kilkenny duo Timmy and David Clifford. The Swinford/Ballaghaderreen duo got off to a bad start in the opening game and lost is 21 aces to 10. It was a different story in the second as the Mayo duo really got stuck in and, playing some great handball coupled with top class serving, they led 16 aces to 8 at one stage. However try as they might they simply could not finish off this game and despite serving out game ball at 20 aces to 19 they lost the second by a single ace 21-20 and with it their hopes of a tilt at the title in three weeks’ time. However much credit must go to Cassidy who put the heartbreak of his father’s death just nine days ago behind him, to turn in a fine performance on the day.

The eclectic life of Alan Kelly and his quartet

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ACCORDION MUSIC is not the most popular among traditional music purists, but one of the great Irish exponents of the instrument, Alan Kelly, is well aware of “the pitfalls of traditional music”.

Strikers win K-Bowls bowling league

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K-Bowl, Kilkenny’s first and only bowling alley and entertainment centre, recently held its bowling league presentation night. The league took place over 10 weeks and consisted of nine teams, on average there were four contestants on each team. The league was a huge success and attracted a great crowd. The suspense was palpable on the night as the top three teams battled it out for the title.

Kilkenny minors ease to comprehensive victory

ESB Leinster minor hurling semi-final:

Mellows grab opening day victory

The Galway county hurling championship got under way last weekend with a raft of first round matches in the group stages.

Cathal Hayden for major Town Hall trad concert

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CATHAL HAYDEN, the great solo fiddle player and former Four Men and A Dog member, will be among the musicians at a major trad concert in Galway next week.


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