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A local committee, based at Tierney’s Foxhall, will host a major fund-raising effort in aid of Galway and Mayo Hospice Services culminating in an Easter weekend packed with events. Over the last few weeks the dedicated volunteers of the committee have been selling tickets and raising sponsorship.
Former Armagh and Crossmaglen star, Oisín McConville, will headline a seminar on player welfare, health, and wellbeing later this month in an event to formally launch Mayo GAA’s new Health and Wellbeing Initiative.
This committee, also known as Coiste Cuimhneacháin Óglach Condae na Gaillimhe, was set up in the late 1940s, and represented all shades of political opinion. Its objective was to erect a memorial gateway to the memory of all the men and women of Galway city and county who suffered for freedom during the years 1916 to 1923. The chairman of the committee was Louis O’Dea and the joint honorary secretaries were Mrs T Dillon and Mr John Hosty.
Over € 8,000 has been raised in the Athlone area through a golf classic and raffle at Mount Temple Golf Club to help local priest Fr PJ Hughes in his missionary work in Equador. Over 30 teams played and the raffle was supported by people throughout the Midlands.
Alan Kerins Projects is pleased to announce that a novel charity match will take place in Croke Park on Thursday October 27 at 3.30pm. The match will see the old rivalry ignited between Dublin and Galway in what promises to be a fun filled occasion. Some of Ireland’s greatest sporting heroes have signed up for the event and they include; Padraic Joyce, Bernard Dunne, Ray Houghton, Jason Sherlock, Katie Taylor, Darragh O Se, Pat Spillane, Mikey Sheehy, Seamus Moynihan, Hector, Gary Gillespie, Ken Doherty, Mick Galway and Tony Ward.
County manager Peter Hynes told the monthly meeting of Mayo County Council that he had “no comment” to make on the recent letter that was published by the chairperson of the Standards in Public Office Commission in response to the county manager’s own report into an investigation carried out by the Commission.
A footpath to border the heavy traffic passing through Mulranny village has been given funding commitment by the National Roads Authority, Belmullet area councillors were informed during the September monthly meeting.
Belmullet Electoral Area committee members paid tribute to the extensive community effort which has gone into developing the state-of-the-art €2 million Belmullet GAA centre, which is not alone a sporting centre but also a venue where local community groups are welcome to meet.
The development of 12 local community projects, in line with the requirements of the Greenstar Landfill Projects Fund, has been awarded a total of €132,725.