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Burrishoole walking festival

The annual Burrishoole walking festival takes place over the June bank holiday weekend, from Saturday to Monday June 4 to 6.

Mayo GAA fixtures

Mayo GAA fixtures

Big battle out west on Sunday

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When the final whistle is blown in McHale Park on Sunday, one team in white will be celebrating claiming the intermediate championship and promotion to the senior championship for next year. But will it be the white and green men from Burrishoole or the white and black clad side from the Gaeltacht in Tourmakeady.

Mayo trail day events

On Sunday October 3 there will be a number of events taking place throughout the county.

The west should be awake on Saturday

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The intermediate football championship has been a graveyard for many a man who tried to predict the eventual winners of the competition for many a year. This grade is often so evenly matched that the vast majority of the 16 sides which start off at the beginning of the year could end up with the Sweeney Cup. The final four this year all can lay legitimate claims to being in with a very good shot of claiming the title, and by Saturday at 7pm we should know the final pairing. Things get under way at the county grounds when Burrishoole and Kiltimagh go head to head at 4pm, with Tourmakeady and Belmullet rounding off proceedings at 5.30pm.

Last four spots up for grabs this weekend

Tourmakeady v Ballyhaunis,

Big battles in store for intermediate advancement

The battle to escape up from the intermediate championship will be whittled down to eight sides after the weekend when the final round of group games conclude. In section one Belmullet and Kiltimagh occupy the top spot on three points each, and both sides will fancy their chances of making progress after the weekend’s action. Kiltimagh host bottom of the group Mayo Gaels, while Belmullet have a tougher task at home to Bonniconlon, who can leapfrog Belmullet into the knock-out stages with a win. However it is hard to look past the side who made it to the semi-final last year, especially with them having home advantage.

Back to the basics this weekend

While the post-mortem on Mayo’s inglorious exit from the Connacht championship went on over the week and will go into the future, it’s back to basics this weekend for the inter county football panel when they rejoin their club mates for the first round proper of action in the Royal Theatre senior and intermediate championships.

Secondary leagues get under way this weekend

The new secondary league for clubs in Mayo is due to get under way this weekend. The new league, which was introduced after a vote at the county convention, is aimed at keeping club players in action during the national league and championship while the inter-county players are tied up with Mayo teams.

Easier access to Burrishoole Abbey needs to be considered

The widening of the bridge at Burrishoole Abbey was recommended by Councillor Frank Chambers in a notice of motion which he discussed at Monday’s Westport area electoral meeting.


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