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THE TOWN Hall will shortly host what promises to be one of the year’s theatre highlights when Brian Friel’s most recent play The Home Place arrives in a major new production jointly presented by Belfast’s Lyric and Letterkenny’s An Grianan theatres.
McHale Park has been a home away from home for all those who have ever been involved in covering sports for local media in Mayo since the Castlebar grounds opened its doors in 1931, when Mayo took on Kildare at the grounds official opening. With the rain spilling down from an overcast spring afternoon last Friday the current day members of the local press corps were given a guided tour of the ambitious new development that has been undertaken at the famous old grounds. Led by Mayo GAA Board chairman James Waldron, the sheer size and ambition of the project became apparent. The old stand offered seating for 4,482 people with only 2,500 of those fully covered, had bad sight lines, and was far from the standards that you would expect from a modern ground. The new stand will see the capacity of the stadium go from an existing capacity of 35,482 up to 41,217, with the new stand offering 9,685 fully covered seats, the stand will stretch the full length of the pitch on the Sportlann side.
Fergal McGrath will step down as manager of the Town Hall Theatre Galway at the end of the year to make way for the return of Michael Diskin when the latter’s leave of absence ends.