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Westmeath to host week-long FAI footy fest

The county will become the centre of Irish football next week when the Football Association of Ireland hosts a festival of football and its AGM in the county.

John Byrne wins High Court action over Irish Sports Council investigation

Irish Sports Council (ISC) board member Galwayman John Byrne has won his High Court action against the organisation's decision to investigate him over allegations of wrongdoing.

Tributes paid to a man who gave his all to soccer in Mayo

The news of the tragic death of Jeremy Dee last Sunday shocked and stunned all who knew him. Anyone who was involved in soccer in any capacity in Mayo and even further afield could not but have encountered Jeremy on a number of occasions, and had to have been touched by his love for the game and his infectious attitude towards it. This writer on a couple of occasions was also on the end of a good natured ribbing from him when Jeremy thought more coverage was deserved to this or that team. Invariably he was right and more coverage was deserved to whomever he was on about. Jeremy was always very giving of his time whenever this writer had the pleasure to contact him about anything at all, and also in his role with Mid West Radio commentating on soccer games, a number of cramped press boxes were shared over the years with him. He will be sadly missed by all those in the press who worked with him.

Advertiser joins forces with the Mayo Football League

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This week the Mayo Advertiser is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with the Mayo Football League. The Mayo Advertiser has come on board to sponsor the Mayo League’s divisional teams of the year from the Elverys Sports Super League down through the five divisions to the Welcome Inn Hotel League Two. The team of the year awards recognises a number of players for their performances over the course of the season in each of the divisions.

Your Career, Your Choices

Q: I play darts. I regularly win trophies, and am proud of my successes. Should I put it down on my CV? Or would a talent for darts suggest I spend an inappropriate amount of time in public houses? I know it might sound like a joke question, but I am deadly serious. I’m an unemployed salesperson, seeking to get back into work after being laid off four months ago. (Tony, email)

Join the ‘Walk of Dreams’

The John Giles Foundation, in association with 3, is delighted to launch the ‘Walk of Dreams’, which will take place in 14 locations across Ireland, including Athlone, on Sunday March 27 at 3pm.

Connacht cup fourth round action for Mayo sides

It is another hectic weekend of action for a number of Mayo sides on the soccer fields this weekend. Thirteen Mayo teams will be in action across the province in Connacht Junior Cup and Junior Shield action either on Saturday or Sunday. The action gets underway on Saturday evening at 6pm, when Manulla make the trek to Shiven Rovers to take on the 2010 Roscommon and District League champions in what will be a very tough encounter for the Carramore men.

Soccer tournament to show racism the red card

A special soccer tournament will be held in Kilkenny’s Watershed sports complex this weekend in an effort to combat racism in sport and promote diversity in Kilkenny.

Development officer and mini pitch for Carlow

The Football Association of Ireland in conjunction with Carlow Local Authorities have announced a new FAI development officer for the Carlow area.

Kilkenny girls join the elite football programme

Following successful pilot schemes late last year in three venues, the Football Association of Ireland will kick off the first ever emerging talent programme for girls which will be held in Bunclody. Ninety-one talented players from clubs across the region have been invited to attend the programme where they will train with the very best players by the best coaches in their area.

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