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If Kilmaine are gong to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Ardnaree and Kiltimagh in reaching an All Ireland Junior Club Football Championship final in Croke Park - they are very much going to have to do it the hard way.
Kilmaine shook off the disappointment of losing the Mayo junior final to Castlebar Mitchels B last weekend and booked their place in the Connacht semi-final with a three point win over Galway kingpins, Glenamaddy.
It is just a 28 mile drive from Kilmaine to Glenamaddy and tomorrow afternoon the south Mayo men will be meeting the boys from north Galway at a half-way point in Tuam Stadium - with a place in the Connacht Club Junior Football Championship semi-final up for grabs.
Councillors in south Mayo are looking for enhanced traffic calming measures to be put in place in the village of Kilmaine, due to the large increased volume of traffic going through the village since the opening of the M18 motorway from Tuam to Dublin.
Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural & Community Development, has welcomed the announcement that six new social houses will be built in Kilmaine, Co Mayo, with a budget of €1,103,033.
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While there was no winner of last night’s record equalling €190 million EuroMillions jackpot, the residents of the small rural village of Kilmaine are celebrating this morning after it emerged that a local shop sold a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus ticket.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented a gift of a Harry Clarke printed canvas of the beautiful nativity window from St Patrick’s Church in Kilmaine, to His Holiness, Pope Francis, during a private audience at the Vatican on Monday. The framed canvas was inscribed as follows: "From the Nativity Window by Harry Clarke, St. Patrick's Church, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo. Presented to His Holiness Pope Francis by Enda Kenny, TD, Taoiseach of Ireland, November 28, 2016."
Schoolchildren in parts of south Mayo are making a 46 mile return trip to get to school each day, according to one local councillor. Ballinrobe based Fianna Fáil councillor Damien Ryan told the Mayo Advertiser this week: "In The Neale in one area, it was a mile trip to bring the children to school, it's now 11 miles. I know of other villages where they have to go out 23 or 24 miles to school and back.
The contenders and pretenders have been sorted out in both the Mayo senior and intermediate championship after last weekend's third round of action in the group stages of both competition.