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Westport stay top after weekend of big results

When the league seasons comes to a conclusion last weekend's round of action in the Elverys Sports Super League could well be seen as one of the pivotal rounds of action. Champions Westport United were held to 0-0 draw by Ballyheane on Saturday night, that left Ballina Town knowing that if they could see off Castlebar Celtic at home the following day, they would move to within two points of the champions at the top of the table and still have a game in hand.

Jack and the Beanstalk

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BOYZONE AND former Coronation Street star Keith Duffy is the ‘baddie’ in this year’s University Concert Hall, Limerick, panto Jack and the Beanstalk.

Casino night to raise money for Albalta school playground

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A charity casino party night will take place at The Ardilaun Hotel on June 28 to raise funds to provide a playground at a city school.

Champions get off to winning start in Super League

Ballina Town got their title defence off to a winning start in Attymass on Saturday night thanks to early goal from ace marksman Brendan Lavelle against a tough battling Moy Villa side. The champions made all the running early on in the contest, but were made to sweat at the end as Moy Villa threw everything at them to try and salvage an equaliser at the death.

Forde’s Ballina Town ready for the Castleisland challenge

The first weekend of the new year is coming up and for the 2013 Super League champions, Ballina Town there is no rest in store for them as they make the long trip to Kerry to take on Castleisland Celtic in the fifth round of the FAI Junior Cup final. Ballina Town manager Fergal Forde has had to deal with a number of key players bowing out of action during 2013, but it has not dimmed his ambitions for his side. “We’ve also had to deal with a couple of retirements since the end of the Mayo league season with Philip Devers retiring and Keith Duffy moving on, also have goalkeeper Emmett Payton gone now too. We’ve a good squad, but will have a very young bench going down there, but they are all good lads coming up from the under 18s and they are the future of the club.”

Bidwell takes half-marathon crown in Connamara

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Galway’s Matt Bidwell was the winner of this year’s half marathon in the Connemara Marathon series of races held at the weekend.

Coming to the Town Hall in 2012

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THE TOWN Hall Theatre will continue its high standards in presenting quality theatre, comedy, and music events to the public as a strong line-up of events has already been planned for the opening months of 2012.

John B Keane classic Big Maggie hits Castlebar next week

“When I’m finished with this role, I’ll definitely see changes in the way that I play the role between the first night and the last. That’s one of the great things about acting on the stage, in a great production like this,” said Aisling O’Sullivan, who is currently playing the lead role in The Druid’s production of John B Keane’s Big Maggie. The play is classic tale of money, land, secret sex and family life and she took some time out of her schedule this week to speak to the Mayo Advertiser ahead of the show’s stop off in The Royal Theatre next Tuesday and Wednesday, December 6 and 7.

Big Maggie, a riveting story of money, land and secret sex

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Big Maggie by John B Keane is a compelling vision of the Irish mother as sociopath, and it is making a stop in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar for two days only on December 6 and 7. Maggie Polpin (Aisling O’Sullivan) is a just widowed mother of four living in rural Ireland, now sole owner of the family shop and farm. She is a complex figure, far from the clichés of Irish femininity which preceded her. This is a hard-bitten, uncompromising woman who puts her personal security above all other concerns. She rejects the place which cultural precedent has laid out for her and chooses to drive all of her children away rather than nurture them like a mother hen.

Druid’s Big Maggie completely sold out

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THIS WEEK’S run of Druid’s production of John B Keane’s Big Maggie sold-out before the actors even took to the stage for the first performance last Friday night.


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