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While there are still two weeks left before May comes to an end, the action will throw in on home soil in the All Ireland football championship on Sunday in earnest. Roscommon will host Galway in the Hyde in the first of the big games in the province, but before that game throws in there is the small business of the Connacht junior final to be taken care of.
On and off again became the theme of Mayo’s National Football League meeting with Dublin over the past week. Saturday night’s match against the All Ireland champions was abandoned by referee Marty Duffy at half time, when a thick blanket of fog descended on McHale Park shortly before the median whistle and showed no signs of clearing after a prolonged half time break, forcing the Sligo whistler to abandon the game.
The Mayo senior hurling team go into this weekend staring elimination from the championship straight in the face. Last weekend they opened their account in the Christy Ring Cup with a defeat against Wicklow.
Story Land, the online RTÉ competition featuring six-minute episodes of new Irish television, announced that the drama Lucky Run has advanced to the second last round. The programme is written and directed by Achill native Colm Cafferkey and tells the story of Robbie Dolan trying to piece his life back together after a severe night on the tiles. Also featured are Westport natives Donal Maher and Owen O’Malley. The drama series is produced by Capaillín Bán, which was founded by Shrule man Eamon De Staic.
On Sunday, Killala will look to book their place in the All Ireland Junior Football championship final when they take on Liverpool side John Mitchels in Carrick on Shannon. This will be the second time in two years the north Mayo men have been within touching distance of Croke Park and the All Ireland final. In 2006 they fell short against Greencastle at this stage and they will be aiming to put things to right this weekend.