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You would imagine there is very little more than can be written about Mayo and Dublin's rivalry over the past seven years.
It was an occasion like we have never experienced, it was a performance that we have become somewhat accustomed to, it was a result we could only have dreamed of. It was a proper Mayo day.
John Healy’s No-one Shouted Stop was about the death of a Mayo town - but Mayo made sure that they didn’t shout stop on the football field on Saturday evening in MacHale Park, booking their eighth All Ireland semi-final in nine seasons with a four point win over Ulster champions Donegal.
The Greatest Show on Earth - was the tag line used by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for 146 years until it shut up shop two years ago and Cecil B. DeMille's 1952 movie about the same institution starring Charlton Heston picked up two Academy Awards, including one for Best Picture.
There are four Round 3 Super Eight games on this weekend but only one has any real relevance, only one has everything at stake. Kerry will beat Meath by as much as they want, Tyrone and Dublin are already through to the semi finals and aren't bothered while Cork take on Roscommon in a dead rubber with neither team having anything to play for.
At the recent Midlands Hospitality Awards Ceremony, the Athlone Springs Hotel were thrilled to take home the accolade of ‘Best Family Hotel’. The So Hotel Group were well represented at the hospitality awards ceremony, alongside their sister property The Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise, who also took home silverware with their General Manager, Michael Murphy, being the judges’ choice of ‘Rising Star’.
With our league success still digesting, the attention now turns to preparing for an assault on the Connacht championship and then hopefully the All-Ireland series.
Are you aged 50 and over? Do you enjoy driving, cycling and walking but sometimes feel anxious on the road with all the changes there has been over the years?
The continued expansion of Supermacs and its sister company SÓ Hotels gathered pace last evening when Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys announced the creation of 300 jobs.
Another interesting weekend beckons in the Westmeath Senior Football Championship with the Sunday evening meeting between holders St Loman’s and Athlone promising to be an interesting encounter.