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Six Nations u20 games kick off tonight

Four of Connacht’s Grand Slam winning u20 side have been named in the Irish XV to play Wales at Dubarry Park tonight (Friday 7.05pm).

Muredach’s bow out to Sligo men

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St Muredach’s College interest in this year’s Connacht Colleges Senior A Championship came to a crashing end in Cloonacool on Wednesday afternoon. The Ballina men looked to be well on their way to defeat at the break when they trailed by 1-8 to 1-2 after being thoroughly outplayed for the first 30 minutes. However a spirited fightback saw them get within four points of the Sligo men with 10 minutes left. However when sub Stephen Kearns drove the ball to the back of the net from close range for Summerhill’s second goal, the Ballina rebellion was quenched.

Connacht players rewarded with selection in Irish team

Four of Connacht’s Grand Slam winning u-20 side have been named in the Irish XV to play Wales at Dubarry Park tomorrow evening (7.05pm).

Galway hospitals celebrate poetry festival

The Arts Trust at Galway University Hospital is today celebrating All-Ireland Poetry Day. A poetry project called A Moment in Time has been set up and it will bring a short anthology of poems, selected by renowned poet Mark Roper, to the patients and staff of University Hospital and Merlin Park University Hospital.

The Ivy Hotel

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The Ivy Hotel in Eyre Street was known as Baker’s Hotel during the Black and Tan era. Captain Baker, who had served in the war, lived there with his daughters. A number of Black and Tans, including the infamous Krumm, lived there, and others frequented the hotel. The girls were friendly with the Tans and the local IRA took a poor view of this.

St Jarlath’s face Summerhill in Connacht final

St Jarlath’s College, Tuam, take on Summerhill College in the senior “A” Connacht final this Saturday at 2pm in Hyde Park.

Gerald's find Summerhill no match

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St Gerald’s and St Louis looking for double success for Mayo

Two Mayo schools will be looking to bring Connacht colleges glory in Charlestown on Saturday. In the showpiece game St Gerald’s Castlebar will be looking to go one better than they did last year when they lost out to St Coleman’s Claremorris at this stage of the competition. This year they will have to face the challenge of Summerhill College in the Aonghus Murphy Cup decider as they go looking for their fourth senior A Connacht Colleges title, their first since 1996.

Replay of last year’s final tops the bill

On Sunday three Mayo schools will go into battle to compete for a chance to bring the Aonghus Murphy Cup back to their domicile in a couple of weeks. Last year’s defending champions St Coleman’s, Claremorris, the side they defeated in the final last year St Gerald’s, Castlebar, and this year’s surprise league champions St Muredach’s, Ballina, are in all the final four of the competition. And who is the other side joining them there? While tradition would plump for the great Connacht football nursery St Jarlath’s, Tuam, who have picked up 12 Hogan Cups over their decorated history, double that of any other side in history, you would be wrong. This year has seen a changing of the guard, however temporarily, with Summerhill College, Sligo, making up the quartet.

Support the homeless this Christmas

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for many, but it is especially difficult for those experiencing homelessness, when issues such as loneliness, isolation, and poverty become even more challenging. Knowing there is support available can make all the difference.


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