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Team Manuela, the running team of 200 runners and walkers from the Connemarathon in 2014, is set to take on a new challenge in 2015 and will be hosting an information evening in the Hodson Bay Hotel on March 23 at 8pm ahead of preparations for the Dingle marathon.
‘Team Manuela’, the running team of 200 runners from the Connemarathon this year, issettotakeonanew challenge in 2015. Having raised €36,000 in much- needed funding for the Manuela Riedo Foundation in 2014, they plan on bringing 500 walkers, runners or crawlers to the Dingle Marathon this September.
On Tuesday evening, as I left the office and was making my way to the car, I spotted a couple. Obviously tourists because they were holding hands with that foreign great hair look about them, with colourful jackets and a bearing that made them stand apart from the Irish, but blend in with the hundreds of visitors on the street at that time.
Forty people will be running in the upcoming 12th Connemarathon in support of the Manuela Riedo foundation, with the runners being led by foundation founder Shane Lennon.
A gutsy 0-16 to 2-9 opening round win over Louth last Sunday was the perfect start to the new season for Pat Flanagan’s side who look well placed to collect another valuable brace of league points when they make the short journey to Pearse Park, Longford this Sunday.
Frances Black, Niamh Kavanagh, Crystal Swing, Trad on the Prom, and Don Stiffe will all perform at the A Night For Manuela fundraising concert in The Salthill Hotel on Saturday October 15.
Westmeath footballers will be hoping it’s a case of third time lucky when they take the field against Louth in Croke Park this Saturday evening at 7pm. Louth came out on top when the sides met in the championship last summer and again in the first round of this year’s league campaign.
Westmeath’s eight point defeat away to Louth last weekend in the opening round of the National League has turned up the heat as they prepare to welcome Cavan to Cusack Park on Sunday. Hopes were high ahead of the trip to Louth that, even allowing for the difficult nature of the opening encounter, the losing run could be arrested. If we are to retain any hope of promotion a win on Sunday is a must.
To mark the third anniversary of Manuela Riedo’s tragic death in Galway in October 2007, a number of events will be taking place next week.