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Mayo go looking to skin the cats

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While they are far better known for their small ball game, the black and amber Cats from Kilkenny are standing in Mayo's way of reaching the All Ireland Junior Football Championship final tomorrow afternoon in Tullamore. Kilkenny who only field a football team at junior level have progressed to this stage of the competition after winning the British junior crown, travelling over and back to Great Britain for all their games this summer so far. In the final of that championship they saw off the challenge of Scotland to book their final four spot.

Where did the seats go?

Speaking on Mid West Radio this morning, Connacht GAA Council Secretary John Prenty outlined where most of the stand tickets for the big game went to. Prenty said that the capacity of the stand in Dr Hyde Park is 3,612. The competing counties were allocated 1,800 stand tickets, 1,000 tickets for player and sponsors of the three competing teams on the day including the minor final, 300 seats went on sale in Super Valu shops which is part of the agreement with the shops, 100 tickets for the Galway three in a row team that are being honoured on the day and there will be 48 invited guests of the Connacht Council.

Celtic and Westport get back to winning ways

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Castlebar Celtic are on the look out for a new manager after Stevie Gavin stepped down from his position after their 7-2 win over Straide and Foxford on Sunday afternoon in Green Road. The news of Gavin’s departure will come as a shock so early in the season, which is only two games old.

Charity concert in Crossmolina will celebrate fifty years of music

Crossmolina man Ken Astill is busy organising a big musical tribute to honour the memory of his son Andrew, who lost his life four years ago, aged just 37, to a rare condition called vasculitis.

Cunning brothers outfox the board game market

Foxes and Chickens has been the top new Irish board game over the past two years. Since the launch in 2012 it has sold in its thousands, both in Ireland and abroad, and has even been sent as presents as far as America, Canada, and Australia.

Why not join Men on the Move this autumn

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Are you aged 30 and over, male and not very physically active? Do you want to feel fitter, have fun, have more energy, and meet new people? If you do why not get involved in the Men on the Move at the nearest location to you in Mayo.

Culture on show for night of free events across the county

From poetry, drama and ceilis to workshops, exhibitions, and tours, organisations across the county are getting ready to showcase and celebrate Mayo’s excellent cultural reputation on a national platform.

Seamus Walshe - new album

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IT HAS taken nearly 20 years, but Galway accordionist Seamus Walshe is getting ready to launch his new album, Turas (Journey), with a gig in The Crane Bar.

Parents of baby Ella grateful for flood of support

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The family of a Claremorris baby born with a rare brain disorder have said they will be “forever grateful” for the support that has flooded in from their family, friends, and community.

Erris sean nós revival seventy five years on

Traditional music enthusiasts in north Mayo are reviving a collection of sean nós songs by Erris singers, recorded in Chicago 75 years ago.


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