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Doherty given a hero’s welcome home

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Rice College student Con Doherty marked himself out as a future triathlon star on the world stage last Sunday when he claimed the bronze medal at the World Championship Series Finals event at the ITU Junior Championship in Auckland, New Zealand. The 17-year-old was just pipped at the line by Simon Viain from France for second place, he was also just 14 seconds behind the winner Wian Sullwald from South Africa. Doherty was given a hero’s welcome home on Tuesday afternoon in Westport where hundreds of people including huge number of students turned out to greet the bronze medalist at the Octagon in the town.

North against south in the junior decider

On the undercard of Sunday’s senior final is the meeting of two sides who have been beaten in three of the last four junior finals as they look to finally make the break up to intermediate football. Ardnaree were seen off last year by Islandeady and were also beaten in the final of three years ago by Kiltimagh. The Neale were last in the final in 2008 when Killala saw them off to claim the title.

Keelogues woman to run New York marathon for Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

Trish Reddington from Keelogues, Castlebar, will be running in the New York City Marathon, the biggest race in the world, on November 4 to raise funds for Mayo Rape Crisis Centre. Trish, a former Mayo county footballer took up running while living in New York City. A member of New York Road Runners Club until she moved home in October 2011, Trish only began running in 2008. She has since completed six half marathons and two Olympic size New York City triathlons in 2009 and 2010, where she helped raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of New York City.

Keelogues woman to run New York marathon for Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

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Trish Reddington from Keelogues, Castlebar, will be running in the New York City Marathon, the biggest race in the world, on November 4 to raise funds for Mayo Rape Crisis Centre. Trish, a former Mayo county footballer took up running while living in New York City. A member of New York Road Runners Club until she moved home in October 2011, Trish only began running in 2008. She has since completed six half marathons and two Olympic size New York City triathlons in 2009 and 2010, where she helped raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of New York City.

Junior Chamber national convention comes to Mayo

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ireland is preparing for this year’s national convention which will be hosted by JCI Mayo in Westport from today, Friday October 5 to Sunday October 7 in the Carlton Atlantic Coast Hotel.

Mary Robinson visitor centre to be opened in Ballina

In an exciting new development for the west plans have been unveiled to establish a Mary Robinson centre in her home town of Ballina. The centre is to be established at Mary Robinson’s birthplace in Victoria House, on the banks of the River Moy, and will include both a visitor centre and an academic research centre, supported by NUI Galway and focused on scholarly research and education in the fields of human rights and women’s leadership.

Junior Chamber national convention comes to Mayo

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Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ireland is preparing for this year’s national convention which will be hosted by JCI Mayo in Westport from Friday October 5 to Sunday October 7 in the Carlton Atlantic Coast Hotel.

Clúid makes a firm commitment to deliver homes to those in desperate need in Mayo

Clúid Housing Association launched its 2011 annual report. The report highlights Clúid’s mission and commitment to deliver homes to those in dire need. To date Clúid has delivered 117 homes in Mayo.

Halt called to practise of parking on footpaths outside banks

A Castlebar councillor is calling for a halt to parking on footpaths by personnel involved in collecting cash from banks.

Tommy Tiernan’s World Tour of Mayo

Buffalo Country with the wide open skies, Tommy is delighted to be back in the county of Mayo. It is Tiernan country too, with relatives all over, from Cong to Kilmaine and to Louisburgh, the roots go deep here. Tommy comes from a long line of Mayo teachers, farmers, and priests. One of his forebears set up the first school in the county and for that Tommy would like to apologise. He has always felt especially at home here and considers it a homecoming of the ancestral sort.

 

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