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A Galway county councillor is calling for the Minister of Education Norma Foley, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan, and Bus Éireann to provide extra school buses to meet demand.
For only the ninth time in the history of the competition, the finalists from a year ago will go head-to-head for the second consecutive year in the Galway senior hurling final as St Thomas and Liam Mellows renew acquaintances in Pearse Stadium on Sunday (2.30pm).
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Liam Mellows kept themselves well placed for a top two finish in group one of the senior hurling championship with a dominant performance that saw off an underpar Tommy Larkins side by 1-18 to 3-8 in Kenny Park, Athenry, on Sunday afternoon.
There was drama aplenty in Loughrea on Saturday afternoon as hot favourites Gort were overturned in stoppage time by Cappataggle, a result that was the main talking point from last weekend’s round of fixtures in the Galway senior hurling championship.
It was a lovely evening for hurling in Athenry on Sunday with a dry sod and warm autumnal sunshine for the double header in Kenny Park, and the senior tie of Liam Mellows and St Thomas’ was expected to be a highly exciting and competitive game.
Liam Mellows' hurlers and their army of loyal supporters head to Thurles on Saturday to take on Dublin side Cuala in the eagerly anticipated All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final at Semple Stadium (4pm).
Christmas truly came early for Liam Mellows hurlers when they deservedly won their first county senior hurling championship in almost half a century, beating 2014 and 2011 champions Gort on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium.
In December 1970 the number one single in the charts was "I think I love you" by the Partridge family. Jack Lynch was taoiseach, Éamon de Valera was president, and Everton won the division one league title in England that season.
Forty-seven years is a long time, and it is far too long for a progressive hurling club such as Liam Mellows not to have played in a Galway county senior hurling final.