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Statutory inquiry into mother and baby homes must have “full powers”, say campaign groups

A statutory inquiry into all mother and baby homes must have “full powers” to compel witnesses and secure documentary evidence, particularly against religious orders, that is according to Justice for the Tuam Babies.

golf results

Athenry Golf Club: 13 holes singles stableford, Patrick McCarthy (25) 32, Martin Murphy (20) 31, Gross Martin Hynes (4) 27, Jimmy Murray (18) 30.

We all shine on

DREAMER. REBEL. Genius. Singer. Songwriter. Visionary. Peace campaigner. Martyr. Iconoclast. Icon. To many millions of people, John Lennon was, is, and always will be all these things.

St James face Strokestown in Connacht intermediate decider

The St James’s footballers and their loyal supporters of Mervue and Renmore will have to attend Mass early this weekend as they need to be on the N17 early on Sunday for their Connacht intermediate final meeting with Strokestown at 12.30pm in Tuam Stadium.

Roscommon on a high after stunning Connacht final success

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To win a provincial final is always sweet. To do so against all odds is all the sweeter. Fergal O’Donnell’s men tore up the script in Castlebar last Sunday to record a famous victory that will live long in the memory of all primrose and blue supporters.

Second novel from Galway author John Rodgers

Egg Shells and Broken Dreams, the new novel by Galway born author John Rodgers, chronicles the lives of people in rural Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s.

Claremorris Tournament

Mayo did not have any involvement in the two All-Ireland club finals which were decided at the weekend, but the record will show that Ballaghaderreen were the only Connacht club winners in 40x20 this year. St Coman’s were beaten by an impressive Liscarrol side at Crinkle on Saturday, while Salthill’s brave bid for junior club honours came to naught as they narrowly lost out to Coolboy on Sunday at Dolla, Silvermines. Salthill did feature well-known former Ballinrobe handballer Tom Sweeney in their line up, but the Galway side’s cause was as good as lost by the time Sweeney got to see any action. Coolboy’s Jerome Willoughby did most of the damage as he defeated Kevin Craddock of Salthill 21-10, 21-11, in the opening singles. John Ward and Bernie McDonnagh were unable to close the gap for Salthill in the doubles against impressive young Coolboy duo Keith Kavanagh and Gary Donohoe, losing out 42 aces to 31 overall. This meant that Salthill were 30 odd aces adrift, and while Sweeney’s determined effort resulted in a 21-7 victory it was never going to be enough. Coolboy’s John Rodgers finished off the job in the second to record a 10 ace victory overall. Credit to Coolboy whose senior team gave Ballaghaderreen a run for their money last week, they at least did not finish the season empty-handed.

 

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