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When everyone else is enjoying the Christmas break, the committee of the New Inn Mummers Festival will be putting the final touches to arrangements for the annual festival which takes place on Saturday night January 4 and Sunday afternoon January 5 in the leisure centre.
Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault and rugby legend Keith Wood are among the international sports stars lining up for the 2013 Skoda Tour de Conamara (www.tourdeconamara.com), details of which were announced by Leo Monaghan and Sons Garage, Galway. The cycling sportive event on Saturday May 25 is part of a weekend of cycling activity that will see the Connemara area host Ireland’s first sportive team time trial in Carna.
It was captain’s prize day last Sunday in Balla and Richie Murphy was the big winner on the day, a second round which saw Murphy come home in eight shots less than his first was enough for him to seal the prize. His two round total of 112 was enough to see him hold off the challenge of Joe Monaghan in second place, with Padraic Cuffe coming home in third place. Dermot MacMahon finished in fourth with PJ Brett in fifth, Fenton Barrett sixth, Seamus Holian seventh, and Padraig Martin eighth. The gross prize was won by Thomas Walsh, with Vinnie Gibbons taking the win for the first 18 and Seamus Cleary the second 18 over the two days. The beginners’ section was won by Sean Kelly, with Mick Murray winning the visitors’ competition and Ian Walsh second in that section. The youths’ prize was won by Dara Cawley with John Cunnane second. Junior Prendergast took the past captain’s prize with Ray Mannion winning the nearest the pin.
Table quiz buffs should head to the Angler’s Rest, Headford tomorrow Friday (April 24) at 8.30pm when the annual Round Ireland Motor Bike Drive for Down Syndrome Ireland will hold a quiz.