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Manulla keep things interesting at the top

Manulla were back giant killing again at the weekend when they defeated Ballina Town in a pulsating contest. With it delicately poised at the break at 1-1 Manulla kicked for home in the second period. Aidan O’Hora was on target for Ballina Town while Gary Durkan and Enda McGahon bagged the crucial goals for Tom Healy’s men. Westport Utd put their harrowing defeat to Ballyglass behind them from last weekend with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Charlestown Athletic. Goals from Pat Fitzgerald, Joe Lawless, and veteran Vinny O’Malley were enough for John Brennan’s men.

Something Happens for former Bower girl on national radio

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An Athlone woman is to make her mark on the national airwaves next month after being given the job of producer on the Tom Dunne Show on Newstalk radio.

Rural development meeting pulled due to lack of interest - council hears

An Athlone meeting of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (Cedra) was pulled recently for a later date because there wasn’t enough interest - it was revealed at the March meeting of Westmeath County Council.

Rural development meeting pulled due to lack of interest

An Athlone meeting of the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas (Cedra) was pulled recently for a later date because there wasn’t enough interest - it was revealed at the March meeting of Westmeath County Council.

St Gerald’s fail to clear final hurdle

A 64th minute goal from Jack Reid undid St Gerald's College, Castlebar, ambitions of an FAI Schools Minor Boys All-Ireland title at Athlone Town FC on Tuesday. St Gerard's had beaten Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair by a single goal from James McGinty in their All-Ireland semi-final encounter, and once again a lone goal provided the difference, but Tom Byrne's charges were not on the right side of the result this time around. It was a a double heartbreak for the Castlebar outfit, who were denied an All-Ireland Junior Cup final berth last month, after losing to Scoil Mhuire, Buncrana, in the penultimate round.

Grassroots

A ‘golden circle’ of Ireland’s mega-rich step in, at no cost to them, and borrow money from Anglo-Irish to prop up the bank’s share price? It surely wouldn’t happen in a banana republic! But let’s not insult the bananas! And the Taoiseach, who was the Minister for Finance at the time, tells us he knew nothing of the illegal operation even though he has admitted he knew there was a problem with Sean Quinn’s share-holding? Does he think we are all bananas? And, all the time this fiasco is ruining our international credibility when we need it most to borrow from all and sundry just to keep the country above water. Even in Oscar week that’s got to have the makings of a ‘Best Film’ plot!

 

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