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Ulster Bank has announced today that it will pay a €1,500 contribution towards new mortgage customer’s legal fees. The payment, which will be made following mortgage drawdown, is available to customers who have a mortgage offer issued between March 13 and June 13.
The official opening of the state-of-the-art athletics track in Claremorris will be performed on Sunday by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring and Councillor Patsy O’Brien met last week with Jim Ryan from the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, and officials from the OPW in relation to the Roundfort-Hollymount Flood Mitigation Proposal.
TV presenter and mother of two, Lucy Kennedy, has launched a new initiative for parents called ‘Ulster Bank MoneySense at Home’ – a free online platform, developed by Ulster Bank, which provides parents and families with financial guidance and learning tools.
Following their cross-country success last week in Derry, Mayo AC's versatile masters women, plus a couple of men, competed at the new track in Athlone AIT in the Woodie’s DIY Indoor Masters track and field championships on Saturday last. For two of the women, it was their debut in this annual indoors event. Newport based Pauline Moran has been winning all over the place since joining the club and it was another gold medal display – after her Derrygold last week. She ran in three races, winning silver in the 800 metres and gold in both the 1500 and 3,000. Another debutante was Swinford based Margaret Glavey, who also ran three races in the W60 category and won all three – golds in 800, 1500, and 3,000. Glavey has also been in fine form and medallist at a number of distances on the road in recent years. Ann Murray has been a regular medal winner at these championships and she won gold in the 400 and silver in the 800 metres in the w45 category. Jim Gaughan returned to training in the New Year and competed in the M60 1500 metres where he won silver behind Martin McEvilly (GCH). Also taking place last weekend were the Kilbride 10k in Roscommon and the Enniscorthy 10k in Wexford. In Roscommon, Gerry Galvin was the first Mayo AC runner home finishing in ninth place in a time of 39.27, with Patrick Walsh taking first place in the M40 section in a time of 39.51. Ann Lennon came home in second place overall in the women’s race in a time of 41.04. In Enniscorthy, TJ McHugh in a time of 34.32 was the first Mayo AC runner over the line and finished in 19th place while Catherine Conway finished the women’s race in third place in a time of 36.14.
Athletics enthusiast Jim Ryan from Claremorris has been shortlisted for an award in this years Panadol supported Volunteer Ireland Awards.
Galway Handball was well represented in Dublin’s Citywest Arena for the World Handball Championships last week.
Right now the Olympics is a hot topic. There are lots of experts and analysts commenting on how our Irish athletes have performed in London 2012. The question is being asked as to what we as a nation could or should have done to improve the standard or quality of the athletes being sent to the Olympics every four years. Politicians such as Senator Eamon Coughlan have proposed that a programme should be rolled out in schools to introduce children to athletics and Minister of State for Sport and Tourism Michael Ring has emphasised the need for more money to be invested in our athletes in the future.
A state of the art Primary Care Centre and Medical Centre was officially opened in Callan, last Friday by the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan.
From last April until now seems like the blink of an eye, but in that time a major brand new musical has been honed, cast, marketed and brought to the stage in the west of Ireland. Yes, the much-heralded dramatic musical in two acts, On a Wing and Prayer launched boldly into the public sphere for three nights last night Thursday, November 25 and will run until tomorrow Saturday November 27, at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar. And all in aid of a great cause, the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, and specifically for the Foundation’s Palliative Care Service.