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Raftery Cup celebrates seventieth anniversary

As a young boy or girl in national school growing up around Corofin and Belclare, the most important competition in Gaelic football was the renowned Raftery Cup.

Raftery happy to be plying his trade for Athlone Town

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Following a demanding few months, Athlone Town have finally found their feet, in the shape of several new youthful signings.

Thoor Ballylee - The perfect home for a poet

In August 1896 WB Yeats and his friend Arthur Symons went on a tour of the west of Ireland. The poet was 31 years of age. They stayed with Edward Martyn at Tulira Castle, Ardrahan, visited the Aran Islands, and Yeats made his first visit to Lady Gregory at Coole Park.

Galwayman in final three for €50,000 Young Driver Award

Motorsport Ireland has announced the three finalists for the prestigious Billy Coleman Award for Ireland’s Young Rally Driver of the Year.

Couple failed to pay loan for Mayo pub

A Roscommon couples home is to be repossessed after the High Court ruled on Thursday that IBRC can take possession of their home after they failed to make a single payment on an investment loan for a pub which they bought in Mayo.

Wegian women win All Ireland Cup

Galwegians’ women won their first All-Ireland Cup at Templeville Road on Saturday, overcoming Highfield 13-7 in a closely-fought final.

A blind poet’s love for Mary Hynes

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South Galway still echoes with stories of Antoine O Raifteiri , and 18th century blind poet and fiddle player in the ancient bardic tradition. His best known poems are probably Cill Aodain, and Anach Cuan. He never wrote his poems down, but they were collected by Douglas Hyde, and Lady Gregory, from those whom he taught them to, after his death.

Tragic house fire claims life of young woman

A woman who died in a house fire in Pococke Valley last Sunday has been named locally.

Great deals at Tom Raftery Car Sales

Dealers of Kia, Peugeot, Fiat, and Seat in the Midlands, Tom Raftery Car Sales Athlone and Ballinasloe, have unbeatable value in new and used cars.

Art exhibition in Kiltimagh

Confluence, an exhibition of visual art takes place at the newly refurbished Town Hall Theatre in Kiltimagh from Friday November 21.

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