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A young Castlebar robotics entrepreneur has really impressed the people over at Nissan.
The Nissan Qashqai has won the prestigious Continental Irish Car of the Year 2015 award, writes Padraic Deane. For the 38th consecutive year, the award has been voted for by the members of the Irish Motoring Writers’ Association (IMWA). The announcement was made at the awards ceremony in The Marker Hotel in Dublin. It was attended by leading figures from the motor industry.
Ballyhaunis GAA club are most certainly on cloud nine at the moment. I can only imagine how tough it is trying to keep the hurling and football teams fresh as they are playing every other week. In all, 10 or so players are representing both teams so some serious negotiating has to be going on between the managers to make sure that the players are fresh for whichever code is on the following weekend. Their hurlers had a fantastic win last Sunday in Athleague and this Sunday it’s the footballers’ turn against tournament favourites St Croan’s in Hyde Park at 2pm. Kiltane’s victory over Boyle last year in Castlebar means it’s an away game for Ballyhaunis. I don’t imagine club officers would have it any other way and love the predicament they are in. Any time you are training for championship matches after the October Bank Holiday weekend means you have at the very least secured a county title for your club, and with wins for both the footballers and hurlers already in the provincial series it can only mean there will be a real adrenaline rush attending training. I experienced it twice as a player; it brings such a feel-good factor around your town or parish to be involved in the championship when the evenings are short. Players are probably and deservedly getting a little spoilt now, gear bags, training tops and polo shirts are more than likely been sponsored and to top it off they are probably been treated to some grub after training, which is ideal for the bonding of the group, that never happens unless you at least win your county title. Ballyhaunis will need to be on top of their game to win in Roscommon.
The latest Nissan Micra has just arrived in showrooms showing off new looks, new quality, and new technology.
The waiting is nearly over and the final pieces of the jigsaw are now in place as St Brigid’s ready themselves for a titanic All-Ireland Club Football Final showdown with Dublin and Leinster club champions Ballymun Kickhams on St Patrick’s Day.
Leinster club championship (Mullingar Shamrocks v Ballymun Kickhams, Cusack Park, Sunday 2.30pm)
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As a year filled with dramatic twists and turns enters its final chapter Galway United’s need for a Terryland Park win is inestimable.