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Tuam Stars blow Corofin out

Tuam Stars exacted a good measure of revenge for their defeat to Corofin in last year's county final when they beat them by 2-6 to 0-9 in this year's semi-final in Tuam Stadium on Sunday.

Concannon plays starring role for St James

St James joined Salthill in the Galway Senior Football Championship quarter-finals with a hard earned 1-10 to 0-8 victory over Caltra on Saturday evening in Tuam Stadium.

Mayo Parkinson’s patients receiving third-world care

Ireland has a third-world standard of care for people with Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders, chairperson of the Mayo branch of the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland (PAI) Marian Newman has stated.

The march of time cannot be stopped

I was in Dublin last Sunday morning to do a slot with Today FM on the football season ahead, more of which later. I rushed home from Dublin anxious to get back in time for the club championship matches; Crossmolina v Ballinrobe and Ballina v Westport. The big shock for me from all of the fixtures last weekend was the score line from the first game in Crossmolina.

BMW annual conference on renewable energy

The BMW Regional Assembly is holding its annual conference on Monday April 30 in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar, commencing at 9.30am.

Talk on Kate O’Brien at Forge At Gort

KATE O’BRIEN, one of the most notable and controversial Irish writers of the 20th century, will be the subject of a public lecture at the Forge At Gort festival.

Councillor to push town council to fund canal restoration

Speaking following the successful historical walk along the canal organised by the Canal Restoration Group last week, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke said he was delighted that so many people took part.

Dr Harman Murtagh - An historical stroll along the banks of the canal

The Athlone Canal Restoration Group issues an open invitation to anyone with an interest in the history of Athlone, but in particular in the history of our canal, to join them for a fascinating historical amble along the canal with Dr Harman Murtagh on December Tuesday 27 at 1.30pm.

Has Sir William Gregory been brought in from the cold?

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Sir William Gregory of Coole, Co Galway, and the husband of Lady Augusta in his later years, has been vilified unfairly by historians and commentators, said Brian Walker, professor of Irish Studies at Queen’s University last weekend. As the member of parliament who introduced the so called ‘Gregory clause’ as the Great Famine raged through the land, he did so for humane motives; but it was exploited by some ruthless landlords to clear their land.

Public meeting on canal restoration announced

The newly formed Athlone Canal Restoration group are inviting the public to a meeting in the Prince of Wales on September 19 at 7.30pm.


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