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Top surfers hitting the waves in Achill for national competition

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Eleven colleges from all over the country are hitting the waves on Achill Island this weekend for the Irish Surfing Intervarsities, hosted by GMIT Mayo.

Mayo Sports Partnership and GMIT celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Mayo Sports Partnership and GMIT hosted a talk on ability and outdoor activities on Monday, December 3 in GMIT Castlebar to celebrate International Disability Awareness Day. The day organised by Ray Mc Namara (sports inclusion officer with the Mayo Sports Partnership) and Nigel Jennings (sports officer in GMIT) was launched by Mayor of Castlebar Cllr Brendan Heneghan, who spoke about the importance of sport and physical activity to people of all abilities and welcomed Dennis Toomey to Castlebar. The talk was given by Dennis Toomey, Irish para cycling manager and chairman of the Para Cycling Commission. Dennis is the man who brought Para cycling from nothing to the success of the London Paralympic games where the Irish team returned home with two gold, one silver, and two bronze from the games.

GMIT Castlebar hosts Irish Kayaking Intervarsities

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) Castlebar is to host the Irish Kayaking Intervarsities from February 17 to 19 bringing an estimated 500 people to the town of Castlebar and neighbouring villages. The annual event offers kayakers from colleges all over Ireland the opportunity to get together and compete for prestigious titles in a number of divisions such as whitewater, freestyle, canoe polo, and long distance. Eighteen colleges will compete in events on the Clydagh river and Lough Lannagh.

Connacht cup fourth round action for Mayo sides

It is another hectic weekend of action for a number of Mayo sides on the soccer fields this weekend. Thirteen Mayo teams will be in action across the province in Connacht Junior Cup and Junior Shield action either on Saturday or Sunday. The action gets underway on Saturday evening at 6pm, when Manulla make the trek to Shiven Rovers to take on the 2010 Roscommon and District League champions in what will be a very tough encounter for the Carramore men.


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