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Ballina moved to the top of the junior one table last weekend with a 16-10 win over their nearest challengers, Connemara, in Heffernan Park.
For over a year young musicians from Ballina and throughout Mayo have been taking advantage of an exciting new creative facility. The Core is a resource for young musicians and schools in the Mayo community. It is run under the auspices of Music Generation Mayo and housed within Ballina Arts Centre. At The Core, young people aged 12 to 18 years can engage in instrumental tuition, workshops, camps, and regular performance opportunities such as open mics and showcases. The Core also has a dedicated members only creative space which is kitted out with high quality equipment. The resource has lots of instruments including electric guitars, drums, piano, synths, a range of amplification, PA, and studio recording equipment.
Ballina will make the trip to Monivea on Sunday looking to pick up their seventh win on the bounce in the Connacht Junior League as they look to reel in current leaders Connemara. The north Mayo men have two games in hand on the south Galway All Blacks, with the first of those this weekend and they sit just six points off the top of the table outfit.
Councillors in the Ballina Municipal District have agreed to allocate money left over from their 2017 general municipal allocation to the town’s O’Rahilly Street project.
Mount Falcon Estate in Ballina played host to an historic event organised by the Moy Catchment Association at the end of November.
Fresh from their historic 6-3 win over Instonians in the quarter-final of the All Ireland Junior Cup last weekend, Ballina will go looking to make it five wins from five on the domestic front when they return to action in the Connacht Junior 1A League. So far this season the north Mayo men have been in flying form running up big scores, seeing off Westport 27-7, Galwegians 56-5, and Buccaneers 69-22, the closest that any side has got to them in the league this season is third place Sligo, but Ballina still saw them off 27-19 a month ago. On Sunday they will expect to make it win number five when they take on seventh placed Monivea who have only registered one win so far this season from their four outings.
The third annual One Act Drama Festival will take place in Ballina this weekend. From today, Friday, November 3, to Sunday, November 5, a number of drama groups will converge on the Ballina Arts Centre for a series of one act plays.
Irish Water, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, this week commenced work to replace 450 metres of troublesome water main in the Bohernasup area of Ballina. This section of water main is prone to frequent bursts and has caused a lot of disruption to residents and businesses in the area over the past number of years.
Ballina Arts Centre showcased some of the best in contemporary drawing from the Netherlands with Human Chain, an exhibition featuring the work of seven Dutch artists. The exhibition, which features a wide variety of styles of drawing, was selected by Arno Kramer (who is also one of the artists in the exhibition) and will run at the venue until the end of October.
A pro darts exhibition featuring Steve Beaton (former World Darts champion) and Daryl Gurney (World Number 12) organised by Ireland Darts team captain Martin Heneghan in support of Western Care Association local services will take place in The Great National Hotel, Ballina, on Saturday, November 18.