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It is a battle of north and south on Sunday afternoon in MacHale Park when Kiltane and Kilmaine go into battle for the Egan Jewellers Mayo GAA intermediate football championship at 3.30pm.
A German national who almost hit a pedestrian crossing the road was convicted and fined at Castlebar District Court this week.
The winning entries in the Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden competition have been announced. Mary Crowe from Ballagh was deemed to have the finest front garden in the overall category while Pat McPhibin, 41 Emmet Avenue, scooped the prize in the same distinction but for front garden in a city council estate.
Our photograph today shows the St Mary’s College hurling team which won the competition played between their school, Garbally, and St Flannan’s in 1924. The diocesan magazine The Mantle published this image and provided an update on the players in 1959, so the notes after their names describe their status in 1959.
Galway reached the All-Ireland football final for the first time in 1919, when they were beaten by Kildare by 2 – 5 to 0 – 1. In 1922 they were beaten by Dublin by 6 points to 4. In 1925 they won it for the first time, beating Cavan by 3 – 2 to 1 - 2. In 1928, the Sam Maguire Trophy was presented to the GAA, and ever since, it has been the dream of every county in Ireland to hold it aloft in Croke Park on the third Sunday in September.