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Both of the Mayo sides in the top division of junior rugby in the province went down last weekend, with Westport coming up short by three points at home to Ballinasloe and Ballina shipping a 29 point home defeat at the hands of Monivea.
After a shaky start that saw them go down to league leaders Connemara and Ballinasloe in the opening two rounds, Westport picked up their fourth win in a row in the division 1A of the Connacht Junior League last weekend, with a 24-17 win over Galwegians in Carrowholly.
The local property market has “bottomed out” and there appears to be some light at the end of the tunnel.
For some reason the game of soccer seemed to be popular with Claddagh people. In the 1930s there were at least three teams representing the area. Claddagh Rangers were playing senior soccer, the equivalent of League of Ireland today, Old Claddonians were fielding teams, and by 1937, Galway Rovers were developing a youth team as well as a junior side. In their early days Rovers had no clubhouse, though the Old Malt pub could be described as a hangout, as could the Atlanta Hotel, whose owner Josie Owens had strong connections with the club.
This is the title of the best book ever written about our famous Irish oysters. It was launched in 2004 and immediately won a very coveted prize at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. In 2005 it was named Food Book of the Year by Food and Wine magazine. So why do I bring this to your attention? The reason is simple, I met the author Máirín Uí Chomáin recently and after a brief conversation I realised that she had written an Irish cookery book which I had been unaware of — shame on me.
The sudden and unexpected death took place on August 28 of Padraig Moran aged 49 years of No 7 Garryduff Drive and formally of Knockthomas, Castlebar. Padraig was the son of the late Martin Moran and Christina (nee Lawless), the second eldest of a family of five brothers and three sisters.
Mayo farmers will be badly hit if the current crisis over REPS is not resolved, but island farmers will be the worst hit of all, Beverley Flynn TD has warned. The Mayo deputy was speaking after she met a deputation of Clare Island farmers at her office on Tuesday last.