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FOR THOSE who lived through it, 2020 was a year that will never be forgotten. It was also a year that few, if any, will remember with any trace of positivity. There may, though, be an exception.
This building on Kingshill in Salthill was originally a guest house known as St Columba’s and was run by a Mrs Delaney. In 1933, Paddy and Bridie Hussey bought it and changed the name to The Summer-Set. They renovated and decorated it and advertised it as, “Beautifully Situated on the Sea Front, Home Comforts at Moderate Charges, Excellent Catering and Efficient Service under Personal Supervision, Touring Cars on the Premises for Hire, Free Lock-up Garage, Special Terms for Winter Months, Bus to Door.” The phone number was Salthill 36.
It’s hard to come away empty-handed from an empty stadium, but that’s what happened to Galway’s senior camogie players on Saturday night when they handed over their title to Kilkenny in a keenly-fought encounter at Croke Park. For an hour, they had seen the endeavour of the Kilkenny midfield snuff out a decent supply of ball into Galway’s deadly forwards who had set out for a repeat of the goal-fest that sparked last year’s victory.
There may have been 18 points between these sides at the full time whistle but this was a very close contest for the first 40 odd minutes.
Sometimes it must feel like one step forward and two back for Connacht Rugby. After a deserved opening PRO14 victory against Glasgow at the Sportsground, Connacht unexpectedly fell by 29-7 to Cardiff in Rodney Parade.
A strong second half showing saw Westport book their place in next weekends semi-finals following a ten point win over a brave The Neale side in MacHale Park on Sunday afternoon.
The Ballintubber dream of a three-in-a-row was rudely dispatched by a hungry and hard working Knockmore side, who mixed teak tough defending with attacking flair in spades in MacHale Park on Saturday evening.
THE CORONAS, one of Ireland's most popular bands, release their new album, True Love Waits, with a whistle-stop tour of Ireland, which includes Galway.