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Galwegians who think they have the ideas and ability to be the next manager of the Republic of Ireland soccer team will have a chance to make a case for themselves in Eyre Square tomorrow.
We have a story this week in the paper about the live register being down in Mayo by more than 300 in April from what it was in March. But while any drop is welcomed, is it really telling the whole story? Over the next few weeks, thousands of third level students around the country and from this county will cease their full time education. As they balance their final exams over the next few weeks, they also have to look ahead to an ever more uncertain future. Some will stay on to do postgraduate study. For some it is something they always planned to do, while for others it can be a kind of half-way house between necessity and choice as the job prospects are not great in their chosen field at the minute and a postgraduate qualification is becoming the base entry requirement, as once a Leaving Certificate was, which then went on to a degree and now it’s postgraduate.
Mayo will have plenty of involvement in the Connacht Cup and Shield this Sunday with five Mayo teams in action across the quarter-finals and semi-finals of both competitions.
Galway will host a feast of university women’s soccer next week with three finals taking place on March 19.
Two lucky Westmeath rugby fans were among the 23 supporters who lined out as official O2 jersey guardians for the Ireland team ahead of the game against England at Aviva Stadium last weekend.
Friendships forged by football fans from Galway while attending last summer’s European Championships finals in Poland have resulted in the official visit of the mayor of Torun to the city next week.
Rugby legend Ollie Campbell will make an exclusive appearance in Burgess Department Store, Church Street, Athlone on Tuesday November 20 between 5pm and 6.30pm.
• Badminton bash: A reunion party for all past members of Aras Badminton Club, Aras Bothar Na Tra, Dr Mannix Road, will take place in The Salthill Hotel on Friday November 9 at 8.30pm. Light refreshments provided. All are welcome.
Connacht Rugby entertained Galwegians on the streets of the city yesterday to launch their new playing kit for the 2012/13 season.
There will be new challenges and old rivalries renewed as Connacht embark on their second Heineken Cup campaign in October. The draw for the 2012/13 tournament was made this morning in the Aviva stadium under the tutelage of ERC president Jean Pierre Lux and chief executive Derek McGrath. Connacht have been drawn in Pool 3 along with Amlin Challenge Cup winners Biarritz, Aviva Premiership Champions Harlequins and new Italian franchise Zebre.