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  • Community Games: Mayo winners

    CYCLING ON GRASS

    GOLD MEDAL WINNER   U14 Boys  Ethan Doherty Westport

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNER U12 Girls  Kelsey Mulroy Westport

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNER U12 Boys  Dara Clarke Westport

    PITCH AND PUTT

    SILVER MEDAL WINNER  U16 GIRL   ELLEN MAY LONERGAN  WESTPORT

    ROUNDERS

    SILVER MEDAL WINNERS  U13 BOYS BREAFFY

    GAELIC FOOTBALL

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS  U12 GIRLS CONG

    FUTSAL

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS  U15 BOYS KILMAINE

    ATHLETICS

    SILVER MEDAL WINNER  U14 BOYS HURDLES GAVIN MURPHY CLAREMORRIS

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNER  U14 GIRL  800M GRACIE O BRIEN TURLOUGH TOWERS

    BRONZE MEDAL WINNER  BOYS BALL THROW CIAN MAY BALLINROBE

    FOURTH PLACE MEDALS  U10 BOY  100M  THOMAS GALLAGHER ATTYMASS

    FOURTH PLACE MEDALS  U14 BOY  100M   EVAN COSGROVE  KILTIMAGH

    FOURTH PLACE MEDALS  U8 GIRL  60M   AMELIA DUFFY BALLA.

  • Three men are due before Harristown court in Castlerea Prison this morning charged in connection with a number of recent burglaries in the Mayo region.

    At a special sitting of the district court in Castlebar on Sunday last, 4 men were charged in connection with the incidents, three were refused bail and a fourth was remanded on bail to appear before Castlebar District Court on November 5.

    Bail was refused by Judge Seamus Hughes in respect of three of the accused, all with Dublin addresses – Shane Byrne aged 30, Dean Maguire (27) and Daniel Lawlor aged 29.

    All three are due in court again this morning at 10.30.

    A fourth accused also with a Dublin address, Gerry Wall (19) was granted bail on strict conditions.

    The men were charged with entering the home of Mr. Joe Heneghan, Facefield, Claremorris, , on Friday last Sept 20th.  Mr. Heneghan’s home was unoccupied at the time when €1,000 cash, €500 in coins, a cheque for €500 and a Revenue cheque for €243 was stolen.

    In a subsequent search of a house, gardai seized a car that matched the description of a vehicle which had been used in previous burglaries two locations in Castlebar.

     

  • More tickets for the All Ireland senior football semi final between Dublin and Mayo at Croke Park this Saturday are on sale from usual GAA sources since 10 o’clock this morning.

    Midwest Radio has received reports that Supervalu and Centra stores are selling tickets for the match after more were made available by the GAA.

    According to workers in Supervalu Ballyhaunis, there has been a massive scramble for tickets once again, as the GAA released tickets for all stands in Croke Park.

    The Ballyhaunis store has been inundated with people ringing in to reserve tickets, alongside those making the rush into the store.

  • Times, dates and referees all confirmed for Mayo and Roscommon’s games at the weekend.

    The Rossie’s will take on Dublin in Croke Park at 7pm on Saturday evening as part of a double header with cork and Tyrone.

    Barry Cassidy will referee the encounter between the Rossies and the Dubs, with Roscommon looking to recover from the Tyrone match.

    Mayo will take on Meath on Sunday at 2pm with Down referee Ciaran Brannigan confirmed as the referee for this crucial clash.

    The game will act as a curtain raiser for the Donegal Kerry game at 4pm.

    Mayo need a win if they are to go into the final round of games against Donegal with an All-Ireland semi-final spot at stake.

  • The U18 Connaught Cup Final will be played at Milebush Park tomorrow evening at 6-30.

    Ballyheane and Manulla will compete to be crowned the underage champions of the province.

    Ballyheane postponed their Elverys Sports Super League tie against Ballina town and Manulla B postponed their Castlecourt Premier League tie against Swinford at the weekend, showing the importance of the competition to both clubs.

  • Ultan Dillane has been dropped from the Irish rugby squad ahead of their World Cup warm up game against Italy in the Aviva on Saturday.

    The Connacht Rugby player was cut alongside Munster’s Rory Scannel ahead of this first warm-up tie.

    It is expected that Joe Schmidt will further reduce his squad to 38 players before the World Cup gets underway.

    Connacht now have four players represented in Schmidt’s team for the tournament:

    Bundee Aki (Galwegians/Connacht)

    Jack Carty (Buccaneers/Connacht)

    Kieran Marmion (Galwegians/Connacht)

    Finlay Bealham (Buccaneers/Connacht)

  • Up to 2,000 people will gather in Castlebar later this evening for Midwest Radio's  "A Night With the Stars" concert.

    The event will mark the 30th anniversary of the radio station first going on air in July 1989.

    A number of Ireland's top musicians, singers and entertainers will take to the stage tonight at the TF Royal Theatre in Castlebar, with the concert starting at 8pm sharp.

  • The scorer of the winning goal in the women’s World Cup football final has Achill roots.

    According to the Mayo News, American football international Rose Lavelle, is a third generation Achill-American.

    The 24-year old is the grandchild of John P. Lavelle of Dooagh, Achill and Honoria ‘Nora’ Lavelle from Keel, Achill, who were wed in Cleveland Ohio.

    Rose’s sister, Mary, said that the family still know about Achill and have an Achill sign in their living room.

  • They're at it again! Paul and Gerry got wind of a new skincare product that will help remove wrinkles.... egg whites! Gerry spent the morning whipping up the egg whites to get the right consistency and then he put it to the test with Paul! Watch back now as the duo discuss the merits of egg whites, how best to apply the mixture and more! Enjoy!

     

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  • The Irish Air Corps has come to the assistance of a pilgrim climbing Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday.

    A woman in her mid forties is believed to have suffered a minor heart issue and was airlifted to Mayo General Hospital earlier.

    Another climber was sent to hospital as a precaution, after showing signs of exhaustion.

    It is reported that so far today, 19 pilgrims who are climbing the mountain, have been treated for minor injuries.

    Mountain Rescue Ireland, the Irish Air Corps and the Gardai are among those overseeing safety.