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The real stuff begins now

Mayo travel to Hyde Park on Sunday to take on Roscommon in the Connacht semi-final.  It’s remarkable that it has only been five weeks since we played New York in Gaelic Park. It feels like that game was in a different year. I mentioned in a column a few weeks back that James Horan should keep five or six midfielders in his panel, however I didn’t envisage what was going to happen after that. Tom Parsons is the latest to be struck down with a bad hamstring tear on top of Barry Moran and Jason Gibbons already suffering disheartening injuries. They say things happen in threes, so I hope no more players join them on the casualty list. No time is a good time to get injured but end of May/early June is the nightmare time for any footballer. If your injury is so bad that you are not able to participate in any level of training it may leave you on the scrap heap for the rest of the year as the stamina and fitness levels you have worked so hard to build up will dwindle away like a puff of smoke.

Tony Burke Motors wins Irish motor industry award

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Tony Burke Motors, Toyota and Lexus Dealership in Ballybrit, Galway, received a huge boost recently when it was crowned Franchised Retail Operation of the Year at the 2012 SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards.

Hotel Meyrick celebrates one hundred and sixty years at the heart of hospitality in Galway

Since opening its doors in 1852, the luxury four star Hotel Meyrick which overlooks the historic Eyre Square at the heart of Galway City has welcomed more than six million visitors.

Irish soccer legend Ronnie Whelan kicks off Umbro Galway Cup

The seventh annual Umbro Galway Cup takes place this weekend and former Ireland and Liverpool player Ronnie Whelan was on hand to officially launch this year’s event. The four day tournament kicked off yesterday at Drom, the home of Salthill Devon, and runs right through to Saturday. Forty nine teams from five countries will play 125 games and compete to be named winner of their category.

€2.2million fundraising drive launched

One million Irish homes are to be asked to join “Just 2 Will Do” — Ireland’s biggest ever fundraising drive.

Electrical bike worth €3,000 up for grabs

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A €3,000 electric bike being ridden across 32 counties in 32 days in aid of Autism Ireland is to be raffled off for pick-up by the winner at the completion of the marathon journey. The raffle draw is set to take place at the Electric Picnic outdoor music festival on September 3 next.

 

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