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LIAM Ó MAOINLAÍ and his new band Ré, will headline Thraidphicnic, the annual weekend of Irish traditional music and workshops, in An Spidéal, from Friday July 3 to Sunday 5.
LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ and TG4 Musician of year 2014 Harry Bradley will be among the musicians coming to An Spidéal from Friday July 3 to Sunday 5 for the village’s fourth annual Traid Phicnic festival.
FRANKIE GAVIN & De Dannan will play one of the major concerts at this year’s Galway Arts Festival when they take to the stage of the Radisson Live Lounge tonight at 8pm.
The Mayo League season will kick off on Sunday with the now traditional Charity Shield clash in Milebush Park. This year’s Charity Shield will see last season’s quadruple winners Westport United (Super League, Connacht Junior Cup, Connacht Gold Cup and FCS Cup) take on Castlebar Celtic in Milebush on Sunday at 2pm. This year’s chosen charity is CF West and all funds raised from Sunday’s game will be donated to CF West towards its building fund to try to build a CF day unit on the grounds of Mayo General Hospital. The shield itself is in honour of the late Liam McEntee who was a referee in the Mayo League for a number of years.
Fianna Fáil is holding a national conference on education policy in Galway this weekend. The conference, Developing a Policy Agenda, begins at the Galway Bay Hotel at 11am in Salthill on Saturday June 23.
Up to 3,000 representatives from small schools across Mayo are expected to march to the Castlebar constituency office of An Taoiseach Enda Kenny on February 25 next, where they will hand deliver a letter of petition calling for the reversal of retrospective Budget cuts to education, in particular those affecting small schools.
Company directors in Connacht need to know the legal duties and responsibilities of their role, especially in times of difficulty. Failure to do so can have serious consequences, according to Tom Byrne, Kiltimagh native and president of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.
Tom Byrne, originally from Kiltimagh, has this week been appointed to the position of president of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) and will serve a two-year term. He replaces Ann Riordan who held the position since June 2009.
Mayo manager James Horan has named six players who will make their championship debut on Sunday in London. The game against the exiles will be Horan’s maiden championship contest in the Bainisteoir’s bib. The half dozen who will make their first championship starts are Robert Hennelly in goal, full back Alan Feeney, and his brother Richie Feeney at wing back. The midfield pairing of Jason Gibbons and James Kilcullen will also be making their first championship start, while Jason Doherty, whose goal-getting ability lit up Mayo’s National Football League campaign, has unsurprisingly been given the number 15 shirt for the championship opener.
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.