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Ireland has one of the highest suicide rates in Europe among teenagers and young adults — in a week where rural Galway witnessed yet another high profile death by suicide, following the passing of a young GAA player in the county, it is more important than ever that people reach out and avail of services at their disposal. Mental health does not discriminate and anybody’s mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, or son can be affected.
The feeling entering Pearse Stadium for the round two football championship clash between St James and St Michael’s last weekend was that the Jimmies would be too strong for an injury-shorn St Michael’s outfit. And so it came to pass, with Seamus Burke’s charges winning easily enough on a score-line of 1-13 to 2-05.
St Michael’s 1-9
Pat Regan's team have been playing an exciting, dynamic brand of football with a real emphasis on kick passing and moving the ball at speed. They were hugely enjoyable to watch last season and all Galway supporters will wish them well this weekend in their quest to reach the All-Ireland final.
This Sunday at Tuam Stadium (4pm) city side St Michael’s take on Glenamaddy in the intermediate championship football final.
St Michaels 1-11
St Michael’s are on the verge of regaining senior status. Next weekend’s County Intermediate Championship decider with Glenamaddy carries all the hallmarks of a defining afternoon for the city club.
St Michael's are back. In a hugely entertaining Claregalway Hotel Galway IFC Final, the city side regained their senior status by virtue of a hard-earned yet thoroughly merited one-point victory over Glenamaddy. After an absence of 18 years, St. Michael's return to the top flight and should they bring the sparkling football they displayed at the business end of this year's championship into next season, they look set for an extended stay there.
Last Monday morning I had to drive to Dublin for an early appointment in the “Big Smoke”. At just after 5am I passed the St Michael’s local hostelry in Bushy Park in Galway city.
Ultimately football is about accumulating three points. That is precisely what the Republic of Ireland achieved in Croke Park on Wednesday evening.