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Galway minors bid to end eight year gap on Sunday

The Galway minor footballers under the guidance of Clonbur's Stephen Joyce aim to collect the county's first Connacht minor title since 2007 when they face Sligo in Hyde Park (2pm) on Sunday.

No room for minor errors tomorrow evening

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Last Sunday in Croke Park, Kildare booked their place in the final of the Leinster minor championship with a swashbuckling win over Dublin. This was despite the fact the Lillywhites had already been beaten in the championship by Louth back in April. However in Connacht there are no second chances for teams, until the final where both sides are guaranteed a place in the All Ireland quarter-final.

O'Shea stars as Mayo lay down a marker

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Mayo continued their dominance over fiercest Connacht rivals Galway with a hard fought four point win in Salthill last Sunday. Galway, obviously reeling after four successive defeats against the green and red set the tone early on with some big hits as they let the visitors know they were not going to roll over this time around.

Seanie Vaughan @ Monroe's Live

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SEANIE VAUGHAN, the Connemara folk-rock/indie singer-songwriter has seen his second album Redemption reach No 11 in the Irish indie charts, and he will play songs from that record in Monroe's Live on Saturday June 20 at 9pm.

Two decades on from epic series Garrymore and Charlestown rekindle championship rivalry

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Twenty years on from what was one of the most epic battles in Mayo club championship history, when Garrymore and Charlestown engaged in a four game classic in the county senior quarter-final that the south Mayo men finally won after 300 minutes of football, the sides will kick-start their 2015 championship campaigns against each other in Garrymore on Sunday. That series has gone down in folklore in Mayo football and there is even one man who played in that series for Charlestown still lining out today, with Aidan Higgins back for another year with the east Mayo men.

The Voice UK auditions

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The BBC’s hugely successful talent show, The Voice, is bringing its hunt for the next big singing star to Mayo.

Back to the basics on Sunday

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After a weekend without any action in the top divisions of the Mayo GAA senior leagues, round two of the senior football leagues. Ballintubber who saw off Breaffy in round one in an ill tempered affair that saw both Seamus and Aidan O’Shea along with Ruaidhri O’Connor get red carded will host Ballina Stephenites on Sunday afternoon. The north Mayo men went down by a single point to Hollymount-Carramore in the first round of games and facing the defending championship winners will be another serious examination for them early on this season. The aforementioned men from south Mayo will host another north Mayo outfit when Knockmore come calling on Sunday afternoon. Knockmore earned a hard-fought point in their first game when they drew 1-8 a piece with Kiltane thanks to a last-gasp, Kieran Lanagan goal a fortnight ago.

JCI Mayo to host a day of public speaking and debating

Do you quake at the thought of standing up to speak in public? Do you always lose the fight? Fear not. JCI Mayo is hosting JCI Ireland for this year’s spring conference. JCI Mayo openly welcomes past members and senators, and especially members of the public.

O’Connor worry adds to Holmes’ woes

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Half-an-hour after his sides nightmare on the field had come to an end, joint Mayo manger Pat Holmes tried to put some semblance on a shambolic display that saw his side beaten from pillar to post by Dublin on Saturday night. His initial thoughts on the game were brief and succinct saying: “I am disappointed, very disappointed.”

Top thespian talent all week at Claremorris Drama Festival

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The winners of this year’s Claremorris Drama Festival are to be announced on Monday when the 10-day showcasing of acting talent from some of Ireland’s leading drama groups comes to an official close.

 

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