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Castlebar judge laid to rest

Retired district court judge, John Garavan (77), a native of Castlebar, was laid to rest on Tuesday morning, following a long illness.

Remembering some of the Garavan-isms

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With the retirement and passing of Judge John Garavan our courts were robbed of a source of witticisms and off-the-cuff remarks that made his courtrooms enjoyable places to be. Here are some examples of the remarks of the late Judge Garavan that graced our pages in the past decade.

Passing of a judge with humour and humanity

At the end of every year, one of the most time consuming duties of the junior hack is the compilation of the quotes of the year — a page filler in the news-starved time that fal ls between Christmas and the New Year, when people are too drunk or too busy to take time out to read newspapers. Every year that went by, you'd swear to yourself that the next year, you'd write down the quotes on a weekly basis to save yourself time at the end, but another year would go by, and you wouldn’t have taken your own advice.

Reduced nine hole competition last weekend in Ballina


Spring competitions get into full swing

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Balla Golf Club


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