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Victories breed confidence and confidence breeds belief, says Murray after double success

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Taking the National League seriously gave Galway a pre-Championship run that allowed them to maximise strength and conditioning, which were key factors in the closing stages of Sunday’s high-octane final, according to manager Cathal Murray.

Petmania Galway launches new grooming menu to pamper pooches

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Aromatherapy baths, a 100% organic treatment, and sparkling white teeth cleaning are just some of the brand new treatments available from Petmania’s updated grooming menu.

‘A new breed of pilot emerged’

In April 1913, the Daily Mail offered £10,000 (about €500,000 today)

Excellent location in Inishannagh Park

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John Quinn is currently offering No 93 Inishannagh Park, Newcastle. The property, which is in need of total refurbishment, comprises a sitting room, kitchen/diner, optional fourth bedroom downstairs plus downstairs shower with wc and whb, and three family sized bedrooms and main bathroom on the first floor.

Swinford hopes for jobs boost from nursing home

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A decision on the planning application for a 56 bed nursing home in Swinford has been delayed by Mayo County Council after planners requested more information before deciding on the project’s future. UK company StuNat Care Ltd had applied for planning permission for the nursing home, which would consist of 52 single bedrooms, four double bedrooms, day rooms, dining room, kitchen, oratory, and visitor rooms along with many more associated facilities, in early September, and a decision had been due earlier this month.

Early pace setters meet on Sunday

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When the season was about to kick-off, you would have got pretty good odds on Straide and Foxford United leading the league table after the first few rounds of games, but that is exactly where they are right now, with seven points from their opening three games. You would have also probably got as long odds that the two sides who battled it out for the title last year would be in the bottom two, but once again that is what we have so far with Ballina Town propping up the table and Westport United just ahead of them.

‘Long blond hair and an afghan coat’

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THIS SATURDAY marks the 30th anniversary of the death of the legendary Galway fiddle player and traditional Irish musician Mickey Finn. His passing will be marked in a weekend of memorial sessions at The Crane Bar, from Friday April 21 to Sunday 23, featuring Mickey’s widow, Lena Finn, as well as Sean Ryan, Jackie Small, and Mickey’s brother Johnny Finn.

The man at the back

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Goalkeepers are a different breed from the normal, the ones whose mistakes are remembered far more than saves they made, so they have to have a special bit of confidence in themselves, and Mayo's U21 goalkeeper Matthew Flanagan is no different. The Balla man has the strange history of playing for the county's u21 side in championship action before he did the same for the minor side back in 2014 and his have it a go attitude shines through when talking about that occurance. "It was strange, it just happened quickly, I was training with the minors and I got a call two weeks before the championship, they had a few injuries and asked would I come into the group and I said 'sure look, why not' and we hadn't the best day, but it was great to come in and get the game, sure I was only 17 at the time I think."

Put a puppy in your life at MADRA Puppy Adoption Day this Saturday

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Local dog rescue charity MADRA will hold a Puppy Adoption Day at St Joseph’s Community Centre in Shantalla this Saturday, January 9, from 12 - 3.30 pm.

Puppy power

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Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.

 

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