Aghamore

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    It was a weekend to remember for Aghamore GAA Club, as they won two All-Ireland Scór titles in Sligo on Saturday.

    The Set Dancing champions are Áine Duffy, Eleanor Harrison, Rachel Lyons, Orna Hession, Thomas Doherty and three Frayne brothers – James, Davóg and Séan Óg.

    The Instrumental Music Group also won the Senior Scór All-Ireland title – it comprised of Áine Coyne, Edel Walsh, Eleanor Harrison, Siobhán Mooney and Davóg Frayne.

    Bonfires were blazing in Aghamore on Saturday night to welcome home the winners.

     

  • Mayo County Council needs to take action to remove a dangerous bend at Bruff, Aughamore – that’s according to Fianna Fail Councillor John Caulfield.

    At a meeting of the Claremorris Municipal District of Mayo County Council, Councillor Caulfield outlined the dangers posed by this bend, between Bruff Cross and Aughamore, and called on the local authority to take the necessary action to improve safety at this location.

    The council has now agreed to do a costing on the project, and Councillor Caulfield told Midwest Radio News Editor Teresa O’Malley that he’s hopeful the funding will be found for this work…

  • Brendan Kilduff, who was shot dead in Aghamore near Ballyhaunis on Tuesday, will be buried this afternoon.

    Mr Kilduff had been checking on an elderly neighbour when he was killed.

    Gardaí believe he was mistaken for an intruder.

    A man in his 80s who was arrested in connection with the incident was released without charge on Wednesday.

    The funeral will take place at the Church of St John the Baptist at noon.