Monthly Archive

May 2016

Féile na nGael Skills Star Awards 2016

Juvenile Committee Chairman Padraic Lohan presents the Féile na nGael Skills Star 1st place trophy to Paddy Commins (Gort) The Féile na nGael Skills Star 2nd place trophy winner Michael Kelly (Meelick Eyrecourt) The Féile na nGael Skills Star 3rd place trophy winner Dylan Duane (Kiltormer) read more..

Williamstown Handball Club One Wall Tournament 2016.

Williamstown Handball Club hosted a memorable One Wall Tournament again this year with many old faces returning and some new ones coming along to experience the club’s hospitality. Play got under way at 7pm on Friday night with juveniles filling all three courts until 10pm when the various grades were whittled down to the last rounds. Saturday saw a mixture of sunshine and showers weather wi... read more..

Joe McDonagh R.I.P.

The GAA community turned out in force to bid farewell to a Galway hurling great and former GAA President Joe McDonagh. The West’s Awake, a song that has become synonymous with Joe, rang out as his coffin was carried from Mary Immaculate Queen Church in Barna on his way to his final resting place in Rahoon Cemetery.There was glorious sunshine as hundreds of mourners paid their respects at th... read more..

Aon Bhalla Inis Mór 2016

Bhí an ghrian san spéir chun fáilte mór do na himeoirí laithróid láimhe d’Aon Bhalla Inis Mór ar an 13ú-15ú Bealtaine 2016. Tháinig slua mór ar an mbád tráthnóna Dé hAoine ag súil go mór leis an comórtas. Le cluichí iontach ar súil ó maidin... read more..

Galway loose in Connacht Junior Football Final

Mayo completed a hat trick of wins over Galway in the Connacht Junior final played in Carrick on Shannon, the winners had two points to spare 0-12 to 1-11as they had last year and back in 2012. Galway  were first on the scoreboard following a Bernard Power point from a 45 after eight minutes but minute’s earlier Mayo goalie Shane Nallen denied Galway a certain goal with a brilliant read more..

Football Championship Round 2 Draws

Senior & Intermediate Championship Round 2 Draw Senior Winners Group: Realta Thuama v An Cheathru Rua An Creagán/Magh Locha v Cealltrach Naomh Micheál v Micheál Breathnach Baile Mhuilinn v Corafinne Naomh Séamus v Maigh Cuilinn Senior Losers Group: Carna Caiseal v Cill Fhir Iarainn Br. na Tra/Cn. na Cathrach v  Leitir Mór Cill Chonla v Seamr&oa... read more..

Handball News - Michael Mulkerins Runner in National Mens Open

The 40x20 Adult Nationals were held in Belfast on the first weekend of May. Moycullen’s Martin Mulkerrins was runner up in the Mens Open. He was beaten in the final by Armagh’s Charly Shanks with a 15-4, 14-15, 11-5 scoreline. Charly is currently the #1 seed and it was fantastic that Martin brought him to a tie-breaker. Ciana Ní Churraoin from Cumann Liathróid Láim... read more..

Galway into Connacht Junior Football Final

Galway 1-15 Leitrim 1-7 Galway beat Leitrim at Tuam Stadium in the Connacht junior championship semi-final and now have a date with Mayo in the Connacht Final in two weeks time.  The visitors opened the scoring following a James Glancy point but Michael Day levelled matters minutes later before the first goal of the game arrived from Ryan O’Rourke to give Leitrim a 1-1 to 0-1 advantage... read more..

Féile Cup win for St. James' & Shield for St. Gabriels.

St. James’ captain Eoin Finnerty raise the Football Féile Cup after his side’s victory in the final. Football Committee secretary Larry Lohan presents St. Gabriel’s joint captains Jack Coughlan and Niall Cunningham with the Football Féile Shield. read more..

Mountbellew/Moylough win Under 21 A County Title

A superb second half performance in the Final was enough to see Mountbellew/Moylough crowned County Under 21A football champions for 2016.The victors outscored Salthill/Knocknacarra 0-8 to 0-1 in the second period to win the contest at a canter, an unlikely scenario at half-time given the tight nature of the first period.These two sides are very familiar with each other having met in the county Mi... read more..

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