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Ballina man stole wine on Good Friday

A man who stole two bottles of Wally’s Hut Chardonnay from a Centra shop in Killala on Good Friday was before Ballina District Court on Tuesday.

Provincial title claimed by McCann

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Handball took centre stage in Roscommon town last weekend with St Coman’s handball club hosting the Connacht senior handball finals. It was an all Ballaghaderreen affair, with established star Joe McCann and up-and-coming Stephen Cooney playing for the spoils.

Organ donor decline leave hopeful recipient waiting

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It’s a troubling irony that while medical science and surgical techniques have never been so advanced, hundreds of people remain waiting in desperation on an ever-growing transplant list, as the number of card-carrying organ donors in Ireland declines.

Provincial champions under way this weekend

The provincial colleges and national intervarsities were the main events of note last weekend. Pauline Gallagher representing Athlone IT picked up the ladies’ A singles title with a 21-6, 21-14, win over fellow Mayo student Amy Corrigan of the Sligo IT. Claremorris and St Mary’s College, Galway, were the venues for the boys’ and girls’ second level colleges over the weekend. The going was particularly tough in the eight boys’ grades but true to form, Kiltimagh duo T J Byrne and Shane Walsh from St Louis’, Kiltimagh, secured the junior doubles title with a reasonably comfortable win over Flanngan and Michéal Kenny, Castlerea CS, in their semi-final, and John Lalor and Conor Noone from St Mary’s in a well-contested final. Despite some fine performances, Mayo lost out to Galway and Roscommon in the other grades contested. In the girls’ finals at Claremorris, Melanie Nally was beaten by all-Ireland u16 champion Lauren O’Riordan in her junior singles semi-final, while Lorraine and Louise Gilmartin (Convent of Mercy, Ballina,) suffered the same fate in their junior doubles final.

Local woman calling all Westmeath runners, joggers, and walkers

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The countdown to the second annual Run for a Life charity fun run has officially begun! This year’s Run for a Life charity fun run, organised by Astellas Pharma Co Ireland in partnership with the Irish Kidney Association (IKA), is taking place at Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, on Saturday September 18 at 1.30pm.

Scottish man called Ballina passers-by ‘Free State ba***rds’

A 43-year-old intoxicated man who shouted obscenities at middle aged bypassers for no apparent reason, was convicted of two public order offences at Ballina District Court this week.

Hallowe’en graves woman gets two week reprieve on eviction

A woman facing eviction from her council house for alleged anti-social behaviour had a stay of execution of two weeks given to her in the District Court this week (April 24).

 

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