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The case for the defence

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After every victory, no more than after every loss in a football game, people look for something to take out of it and work on for the next game. Scoring 6-25 in a provincial final win makes everything appear rosy on the the attacking side. But questions are also asked about the quality of the team you have just beaten. Add in the fact that you also conceded 2-11 to a team you were so far ahead of on the field of play, to go with the 2-8 you shipped against Galway in the Connacht semi-final win, and the attention on Mayo has switched to their potential defensive frailties.

Debut short story collection from Aileen Armstrong

END OF DAYS, the debut short story collection from the Galway based, Sligo born, writer Aileen Armstrong, will be launched next week.

New Oyster Pearl crowned for the 59th Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival

Sheila Cullen, representing The Ardilaun Hotel, has been crowned the 2013 Oyster Pearl for the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival taking place from Thursday September 26 to Sunday September 29.

New Oyster Pearl crowned for the 59th Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival

Sheila Cullen, representing The Ardilaun Hotel, has been crowned the 2013 Oyster Pearl for the 59th Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival taking place from Thursday September 26 to Sunday September 29.

Community service order for man involved in fracas outside hotel

A 36-year-old Sligo man with a number of previous public order convictions escaped a prison sentence at Castlebar District Court when he was give 200 hours’ community service in lieu of two consecutive three-month prison sentences.

New environmental and electrical engineering options at IT Sligo

IT Sligo has launched new courses in Environmental Engineering and Electrical Installation and Maintenance that includes a new three year Ordinary Bachelor of Engineering degree programme in Environmental Engineering.

Mayo women in the running to be Ireland’s number one mum

The nominations have been cast, the entries read and the Connacht finalists have been decided for the Woman’s Way/John West Mum of the Year.

Leading design software for online learning now at IT Sligo

IT Sligo has become the first third level institution in Ireland and the UK to sign a licence agreement with computer software giant Adobe – which gives institute students 24/7 access to some of the world’s leading design software from any computer, anywhere with internet access.

The Legend of the Christmas Robin

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A chara,- The robin has excellent credentials for inclusion in religiously-themed Christmas stamps. In Irish tradition, the robin (spideog) was beannaithe, that is, blessed or holy, and had a sacred character. Various religious legends illustrated why.

 

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