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€20 is too much for a county final

The Galway county final was on last Sunday in Tuam Stadium and it ended in a disappointing draw, Corofin 0-9 and Mountbellew/Moylough 0-9. The replay is on Sunday week. The standard of fare on offer was very poor and despite splendid weather conditions for football, none of the Mountbellew forwards could manage a single score from play in the entire 60 minutes and the Corofin forwards weren’t much better, hitting nine wides in the first half alone and only scoring 0-3 (1f) in the second.

Tyrell Cup first of the major crowns to be given out

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The first of the major adult county titles will be given out on Saturday when Tooreen host Ballyhaunis in the Mayo Senior Hurling Championship final, with the TJ Tyrell Cup at stake. The men in red and black have been the premier force in Mayo hurling for the last decade, picking up their fifth title in seven years last year with a 0-15 to 2-7 win over their opponents. The last time Tooreen won the county title was back in 2003 and since then they have been on the coat tails of their neighbours.

Major investment for Rossport College

A €339,000 extension to Coláiste Chomain, Rossport, has been announced today by Beverley Flynn TD. Deputy Flynn has received confirmation from the Minister for Education and Science, Batt O'Keeffe, that the Rossport College has been approved for the grant with immediate effect.

Bohermore harassment from students caught on tape

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Following a rise of disturbances in the city, and a call for students to respect their neighbours, a video entitled Galway Students has been uploaded to YouTube. The two minute clip shows CCTV footage of a group of students harassing Bohermore residents early yesterday (Wednesday) morning.

Galway to go ghoulish for city’s Abooo Festival

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Ghosts, zombies, vampires, demons, Michael Jackson, and all kinds of other strange beings will be taking to the streets of Galway’s ‘Latin Quarter’ on Friday October 30 and Saturday 31 for the city’s first Galway Abooo Hallowe’en Festival.

Galway City Museum to pass fifty thousand visitor mark

The Galway City Museum is set to pass the 50,000 visitor mark this year, putting it ahead of most other local authority museums in the country in terms of visitor numbers.

Saw Doctors set to sing a song for Croí

The Saw Doctors, Gemma Hayes, and Tommy Fleming are among 10 prominent west of Ireland artists featured on a new charity CD created to raise funds for heart charity Croí.

Maree youngsters come of age

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Oranmore Maree, well-established as Galway’s basketball nursery, is set to embark on a new development with a men’s team in the National League.

Connacht’s Euro qualification at stake in France

The stakes are getting higher for Connacht’s European qualification hopes as they head into familiar territory for tomorrow night’s joust with Montpellier (7pm).

Gort’s late flurry fails to stop Portumna

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A strange Sunday afternoon in Kenny Park eventually ended with a Portumna victory as the All Ireland champions survived despite a flurry of Gort goals.


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