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A mountain rescue team was given a helping hand during a mission in Letterfrack recently by utilising smartphone technology for the first time to locate a number of stranded hillwalkers and bring them to safety.
We all love Christmas but by December 28 you may be experiencing the symptoms of something called cabin fever. Thankfully the cure is quick and easy! Get out of the house for a while with the ultimate Christmas poker game at the Prince of Wales, Athlone. With a full pay-out on the night, no rake, finger food at the break, and discounted entry to Karma a great night is guaranteed! Players of all levels are welcome, registration is from 6pm but organisers ask that players arrive early as space is limited.
It is high time there was more provision and resources for women sea anglers, and the Connaught Council of the Irish Federation of Sea Anglers is stepping up to the mark. Its hope is to encourage female Connacht sea-anglers to compete for their province at the All-Ireland Ladies Inter-provincial Shore Angling Championships by providing support and guidance for female sea-anglers in the west.
NUI Galway’s sailing campaign has been named the Irish Cruiser Racing Association's (ICRA) ‘Boat of the Year’.
Connacht have a great opportunity to continue their momentum in the RaboDirect Pro 12 when they take on Newport Gwent Dragons in Wales this evening (7pm). Having moved up the table following their merited 18-3 victory over Treviso before the autumn international break, Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be keen to ensure they keep ahead of their opponents. Traditionally fixtures between the two clubs have been tight affairs with the home side edging the result, but last season’s 27 - 19 victory in Rodney Parade ensured Connacht achieved a season double over the Dragons.
Connacht have a great opportunity to continue their momentum in the RaboDirect Pro 12 when they take on Newport Gwent Dragons in Wales tomorrow evening (7pm).
On January 30, 1984 it is said that the whole of Dublin grieved the early death of Luke Kelly. He left an indelible mark as being the greatest folk artist of the 20th century. In October 2001 A Tribute to Luke Kelly was launched before an audience which included Luke’s siblings and relations. As a result of the show’s success the band played to a full house for three months at the Olympia Dublin.
Connacht return to RaboDirect Pro 12 action keen to continue their recent form against the Ospreys on Saturday evening in Wales. After two strong performances against both Zebre and Harlequins, it is essential Connacht maintain their momentum to get vital league points on the board. Elwood is expected to make changes for their visit to Swansea, and it is likely former South African Stormer Danie Poolman will finally make his first start for the province. Polman returned to training this week having returned from a week in Germany where he underwent treatment on his hamstring. His presence will be a welcome boost to the side, particularly with doubts over the fitness of Eoin Griffin who has been carrying an ankle injury. While a number of players are carrying knocks and bruisees, definately out of action are Andrew Browne, Gavin Duffy, Matt Healy, Mark McCrea, Paul O’Donohoe, Ethienne Reynecke and Kyle Tonetti.
Finbar Hoban presents... in association with All Affairs fancy dress ‘Night of the Living Freaks’ Halloween fancy dress ball with the legendary Kilkenny band Kerbdog live at the Ruby Room in the TF Royal Theatre tonight (Friday, October 26). Expect to see all manner of evil fiendish ghouls rise up from their watery graves and make their way to The Ruby Room for one of the most anticipated events in the Castlebar live event calendar this year.
Connacht return to RaboDirect Pro 12 action keen to continue their recent form against the Ospreys on Saturday evening in Wales.