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Sep 24, 2018

Westport named Ireland's Tidiest Large Town today at the National Tidy town Awards

Westport was named Ireland's Tidiest Large Town - for the 2nd year running at the 2018 National Tidy Town Awards in Dublin today. This is the 60th year of the awards, which involve hundreds of towns and villages across the country. Castlebar has secured a…
Sep 24, 2018

Councillor says MCC should prioritise funding for the Ballina Military Barracks site as a project under the government’s Urban Regeneration Development Fund

Mayo County Council should prioritise funding for the Ballina Military Barracks site as a project under the government’s new Urban Regeneration Development Fund, according to local Fine Gael councillor Jarleth Munnelly. The €1 billion fund, which is…
Sep 24, 2018

The price of the average three-bed semi in Mayo rose by 1.6% to €160,000 between June and September of this year

The price of the average three-bed semi in Mayo rose by 1.6% to €160,000 between June and September of this year, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance. Mayo prices rose by 8.1% over the last 12 months, the survey found. There is…
Sep 24, 2018

EY is set to double the number of employees at its Galway office over the next two years

Professional services and consultancy firm EY is set to double the number of employees at its Galway office over the next two years, creating 35 new jobs in the region. The firm, which currently offers Tax and Audit services to business across the west, plans…
Sep 24, 2018

Thousands turn out in Tuam yesterday campaigning for a Greenway from Athenry to Milltown

Large crowds turned out yesterday in Tuam to take part in a march calling on Galway county council to approve a Greenway Feasibility Study from Athenry to Miltown - that would run along the former railroad, part of the proposed Western Rail Corridor. The…
Sep 24, 2018

More than a quarter of a million euro announced in additional funding for Mayo under the Community Enhancement Programme

The Minister for Rural and Community Development,Michael Ring today announced an additional €258,600 in funding under his Department’s Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) to help tackle disadvantage in Mayo. The Community Enhancement Programme provides…

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Sep 24, 2018

Connacht to add extra terracing to the Sportsground for their clash with Leinster on Saturday

Connacht will add extra terracing to the Sportsground for the Pro14 clash with Leinster after fans snapped up tickets for Saturday night's provincial derby. Andy Friend's men powered past the Scarlets in Galway at the weekend, producing they type of…
Sep 24, 2018

Mayo LGFA Senior & Intermediate Club Championship results

Mayo LGFA Senior Championship Results Group A Rd 3 Knockmore v Carnacon PP Louisburgh 2-14 Castlebar Mitchels 2-07 Group B Rd 3 Swinford Killasser V Hollymount PP Moy Davitts 2-12 Burrishoole 0-04 Intermediate Championship Results from Rd 3 plus updated…
Sep 24, 2018

Achill Rovers to hold star studded charity match with Shamrock Rovers Legends team on Saturday

On Saturday next, Achill Rovers will celebrate the achievements of the 1998 team who won the Mayo League for the first and only time in the history of the club with a star studded charity match against the Shamrock Rovers Legends team. The team is made up of…
Sep 24, 2018

Mayo GAA Post Primary Schools fixtures update

The Colleran C Final between Scoil Mhuire Swinford and St. Brendan’s Belmullet which was due to take place today is cancelled due to a bereavement. The Flanagan B Final between Balla Secondary School and St. Brendan’s Belmullet will take place in Ballina on…
Sep 23, 2018

Dates & times confirmed for Mayo Senior & Intermediate Football Championship semi-finals

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Sep 23, 2018

Mayo League results from Sunday September 23rd

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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.