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Ballina Town and Westport United maintained their 100 per cent records for the start of the new Super League season last weekend, while Manulla made it four wins from five to stay on the coat-tails of the top two.

1916 belongs to every Mayo town and village

The nationalist Irish Volunteers were established in November 1913 as a response to the formation of the unionist Ulster Volunteers in 1912. Members of the Provisional Committee of the Irish Volunteers selected areas around the country which they would visit with the aim of setting up Volunteer companies. Committee member Colonel Maurice Moore of Moorehall in Carnacon outside Castlebar chose to return to his home county to organise and mentor the men of Mayo. Moore had military experience since the 1870s with the Connaught Rangers and was well respected by both traditions.

 

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