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With its pier virtually destroyed, roads left impassable, and the threat of even further flooding, the inhabitants of storm battered Inisbofin fearful of “being forgotten about” are pleading with the Galway County Council, local representatives, and Government to provide the funding and manpower to carry out urgent repair work.
Almost the entire population of Inisbofin, along with many visitors, gathered at the island’s Old Pier on Monday to witness an historic moment as an old-style currach was launched from the slipway for the first time in decades.
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For the first time this season the Western Hygiene Supplies Premier League leaders’ West United dropped points as a spirited Mervue side fought back from the concession of an early goal to claim a deserved draw on Sunday morning.
While the quality on offer at South Park last Saturday afternoon was at best mediocre, the passion and will to win of both sides was evident to all in the healthy crowd. Such fervour may have prevented the two form teams from performing to their optimal, but it also lent itself to a nail-biting and feisty city derby.
West United gained another three points on their seemingly unstoppable march to the Western Hygiene Supplies Premier League title on Saturday afternoon with a convincing win over NUI Galway at Dangan. No medals are handed out in November, as William Grant will be stressing to his squad, but this win has placed his side in a strong position to lift the trophy next spring.
Oranmore reignited the race for the Western Hygiene Supplies Premier Division title on Sunday afternoon when they beat pacesetters West United thanks to Mike Fahy’s late winner. A game that always had the look of a potential banana skin for West proved as much, as the leaders fell to their first defeat of the season and could have few complaints about the final outcome.
West United sauntered to a facile victory over a hapless and heartless Ballinrobe Town side in South Park yesterday to advance to the fourth round of the Connacht Junior Cup.