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It's eight years since Gary Cunningham was the hero for Westport United in their last Connacht Junior Cup final victory.
Castlebar's literary festival, Wild Atlantic Words - held recently, came to a close with the session Sunday Morning Coming Down, at Bridge St, where a panel of four local writers shared their memories of the hometown and its people.
Over the August bank Holiday weekend Castlebar Tennis Club hosted their annual Pamex Senior Open.
Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society will present Conor McPherson’s award winning Irish play The Weir in the Town Hall Theatre Westport on June 13 and 14 and in the Linenhall Arts Centre on June 18 and 19.
The Castlebar Home Improvement Show returns to the Breaffy Events Arena this weekend, and will feature creative stands from many of Ireland’s most talented design professionals, furniture providers, and home improvement suppliers. National and international exhibitors will showcase at the event on Saturday October 14 and Sunday October 15 which also features expert advice from specialists, and all of the latest design and product innovation.
The junior debating team from St Gerald’s College, Castlebar, are the talk of the town following their win at the recent regional final of Comórtas an Phiarsaigh, the annual competition organized by Gael Linn for second-level schools nationwide. The event took place in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, last week.
Claremorris bounced back from their crushing defeat at the hands of Ballyglass last weekend, with a stunning 6-4 win over Iorras Aontaithe. Goals certainly will not be a problem for the south Mayo men this season, as they produced a sparkling display on Sunday afternoon with last season’s Premier A top goalscorer Dean Roddy opening his Super League account with four goals. Hubert Kowalski and Simon Butler also fired home for Mark Peters' troops, in a game where they led 4-1 at the short whistle. In another game with a bagful of goals on Sunday, Ballina Town recorded a comprehensive 9-0 win over north Mayo neighbours Conn Rangers. It was the ultimate performance by Ballina with Keith Duffy grabbing four goals in a man of the match display. Brendan Lavelle chipped in with two along with efforts from Aidan O’Hora, Conor Quinn and former Castlebar Celtic frontman Paul Fitzpatrick.
Mayo finally got off the mark after a pulsating battle with Ulster champions Monaghan in Clones last Sunday. Given the situation I feel this was the most important league game Mayo have played in the last 15 years as defeat would surely have left an insurmountable battle to survive in division one, so huge credit has to be given to both management and players. It would also have been the first time since 1994 that Mayo would have lost four games in a row at the start of a league campaign so needless to say Stephen Rochford did not want that statistic on his CV.
The never ending season for successful junior soccer sides continues this weekend, when three Mayo League outfits go looking for a place in the last 16 of the FAI Junior Cup. Castlebar Celtic, Manulla, and Westport United are all in action in the last 32 of the competition and will be looking to make home advantage count.