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Dec 12, 2018

Elective surgery postponed at Mayo University Hospital

With 26 patients on trolleys at Mayo University Hospital, management have confirmed that the Emergency Dept is very busy today with a number of patients awaiting admission, and they're advising people attending the Emergency Department to expect delays. The…
Dec 12, 2018

57 patients on trolleys at UHG - the most overcrowded in the country

Galway University Hospital is once again the most overcrowded in the country, with 57 patients on trolleys today. According to the Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation, the number on trolleys nationally has risen to 558. This includes 57 at UHG, 25 at Sligo…
Dec 12, 2018

Over €1.9m Government funding allocated for Ireland West Airport

Over €1.9 million euro in Government funding has been allocated for Ireland West Airport Knock. It's part of a €3.7 million package of grant aid announced by the Transport Minister for regional airports in Knock, Kerry and Donegal. The funding of one million,…
Dec 12, 2018

Man still being questioned about death of elderly woman on Co Galway farm

A man being questioned by Gardaí in Co Galway about the death of an elderly woman, who was struck by a teleporter on a farm earlier this year, was reportedly well known to her. 75-year old Chrissie Treacy was killed after the collision with the large…
Dec 12, 2018

51 detections of drugs for sale or supply in Mayo to date this year - more than double last year's figure

Gardai in Mayo have been aggressively targeting the sale and supply of illegal drugs during 2018, with 51 detections so far this year - more than double last year's number. There have been 163 arrests in relation to the possession of drugs for personal use -…
Dec 12, 2018

Law Society will apply to freeze the accounts of suspended Ballaghadereen solicitor

The Law Society will apply on Friday for court orders freezing the personal accounts of suspended Ballaghadereen solicitor Declan O’Callaghan as well as the accounts of a Co Roscommon practice he previously operated. The society is concerned that the client…

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Dec 12, 2018

Mayo native puts in huge performance in FA Cup for Peterborough

Mayo native Conor O’Malley put in a huge performance in the FA Cup on Tuesday night, during which he produced three penalty saves in a shootout with Bradford to book Peterborough’s place in the next round. The Westport man received his first senior…
Dec 12, 2018

Connacht GAA confirms full fixture list for 2019 championships

Connacht GAA has confirmed their full fixture list for the 2019 championships. As expected Mayo will travel to face New York on Sunday May 5th in Gaelic Park in the Senior Championship. The other Quarter Final between London and Galway is also fixed for that…
Dec 12, 2018

Venues confirmed for Mayo U21 B Football Semi-Finals

Mayo GAA MD Roof Services U21 B Semi-Finals: Burrishoole v Ardnaree Sarefields goes ahead Sunday 16th at 1pm in Connacht GAA, Centre of Excellence, Bekan. ET if required. Ballyhaunis v Charlestown goes ahead Sunday 16th at 2pm in Connacht GAA, Centre of…
Dec 11, 2018

Connacht Post Primary Schools Results from today

Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools Senior C Football Championship Sancta Muire Louisburgh 3-12 Our Lady’s College Belmullet 0-08 Connacht GAA Post Primary Schools Football Juvenile C League Dunmore CS 4-09 Ballinamore Post Primary 1-08 Connacht GAA Post…
Dec 11, 2018

Galway native Mattie Kenny begins his tenure as manager of the Dublin Senior Hurlers tonight

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Connacht submit planning application for redevelopment of the Sportsground in Galway

Connacht have formally submitted a planning application to Galway City Council for the redevelopment of the Sportsground. The Western Province say they have received widespread support from the public and elected representatives, since unveiling their plans…

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Enniscrone is getting ready to host a unique athletics event which promises to be fun-filled and challenging this October.

The inaugural Enniscrone Surf and Turf Fun run will take place on Saturday, October 25th (the October Bank Holiday weekend) at 12 noon.

The run, hosted by the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA club, will incorporate all that is good about the locality – scenic views, rugged terrain and great community spirit.

This event gives clubs across a wide range of disciplines the opportunity to compete for a terrific prize – a €500 sports voucher, kindly sponsored by Coleman Electronic Ltd.

Teams of five may enter, with the first full team across the line deemed the winners.

For any participating club, this event offers the ultimate team bonding experience at the end of a long season, or with a view to future competitions.

There are also individual competitions with men’s and ladies sections, as well as a slightly altered course (3k) for competitors aged 14-16. There will be prizes awarded to the first, second and third individual in each of these categories.

Entry fees

Teams of 5 - €100

Adults - €20

Youths - €10 (14-16 years of age)  

Registration forms can be downloaded from our club website, www.enniscronekilglassgaa.com or from our Facebook page (EnniscroneKilglass GAA).

Registration will take place on Friday night (24th October) from 7.00pm to 9.00pm in the Diamond Coast Hotel Enniscrone, and on Saturday morning (25th October) in the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA clubhouse from 10.00am to 11.45am.

The route is set in the scenic Quigabar area, with the starting and finishing point at the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA club grounds. The loop route brings competitors down 1 kilometre of public road, followed by 1 kilometre of shoreline and then through 3 kilometres of demanding cross country terrain which will include several obstacles.

This course will test all our competitors and entertain our spectators, as participants attempt to negotiate a landscape that will test their wits. Above all, though, fun will be at the centre of our event with each participating team or individual guaranteed a rewarding afternoon, and a great start to your bank holiday weekend.