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A scrap metal collection in aid of Parke Keelogues Crimlin GAA club grounds development will take place at Parke GAA Pitch from Friday June 22 to Sunday June 24. If you require items to be collected contact Frank Duffy 086 879 2859, Philip Conway 087 358 7493 or Sean McHugh 086 889 3511.
Lisa Kiernan from Mullingar was chosen to represent Westmeath in the Dublin Marathon having won the popular vote in the Spar Spartan challenge. Lisa completed the gruelling Frank Duffy 10 mile race in the Phoenix Park on August 20 in a fantastic time of 1:49 which built on her Irish Runner five mile time of 53 minutes.
Seapoint Ballroom was officially opened at 10pm on July 17 1949 by Joe Costelloe, Mayor of Galway. Noel Finan bought the site from Jim and Mary Cremin, who were brother and sister. They ran a famous seawater baths there, a kind of health spa of its day. At the time Salthill was a small village with a few hotels, B&Bs, and shops. It also had the Hangar which was run by John Allen, but it closed down in Race Week when dancing moved into a marquee in Eyre Square. At the time it was 1s 6d into the Hangar for women and 1s 9d for men.
Mayo AC members recorded some great performances at the annual Frank Duffy 10-míle road race in the Phoenix Park recently which attracted more than 6,000 competitors. John Byrne finished ninth overall in a time of 53.44, while Paddy O’Toole finished in 59.46 and Kevin Mellett, who has recovered from recent injury, came home in 62.27. Catherine Conway ran an excellent race finishing fourth in the senior woman in 62.10, while Paula Prendergast clocked 70.02. Caroline Conway ran strongly to cross the finish line in 75.13.