Connacht Sport

Ballina’s Niall has graduated to the frontlines

A newly qualified Ballina doctor said he is rearing to go to work following his virtual graduation from NUI Galway on Monday. Niall Leahy was one of over 300 NUI Galway medical graduates who had their conferring ceremony this week...

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Connacht CoE dome just ‘six weeks away from completion’

By Mark Higgins The much-anticipated indoor playing facility at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence is expected to be completed...

Tuesday, 07/04/20 - 4:05pm Read More

Cathal’s marathon fundraiser smashes €50k mark

Tooreen and Mayo hurler Cathal Freeman’s charity marathon to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society and the HSE to...

Monday, 06/04/20 - 1:00pm Read More

Stephenites O’Hora proves a real soldier in epic TV finale

On Monday night, the nation donned their best combat jeans for the finale of Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week on...

Monday, 06/04/20 - 12:00pm Read More

The day a Ballina plough-horse almost won the Aintree Grand National

by James Laffey Yesterday (Saturday, April 4) should have been Aintree Grand National Day, one of the greatest occasions in...

Saturday, 04/04/20 - 12:02pm Read More

The glorious rise of Ballinrobe’s blooming star

By Anthony Hennigan It’s reckoned you should never meet your heroes, that you’ll only be left underwhelmed and disappointed. I’ve...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 3:27pm Read More

Ballina demands its own Covid-19 testing centre

A North Mayo councillor has criticised the decision to locate each of Mayo’s two existing Covid-19 testing centres in Castlebar....

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 3:59pm Read More

Brady: I was playing the football of my life when I was dropped in ‘04

By Mark Higgins The relationship between David Brady and John Maughan is set to be one of the central themes...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 2:05pm Read More

Ballinrobe Racecourse may become Covid-19 testing centre

By Majella Loftus Ballinrobe Racecourse is playing its part in the fight against the spread of Covid-19 and may even...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 10:00am Read More

Mayo hurler to take on unique marathon for charity

A Mayo and Tooreen club hurler has taken on board an audacious challenge comprising skill, stamina and patience in order...

Wednesday, 01/04/20 - 12:30pm Read More

National Sport

The dawn of a fascinating new chapter for Irish football

By Liam Mackey Even among those who had long been looking forward to the dawn of the Stephen Kenny era, there is bound to be — and most certainly should be — huge sympathy for Mick McCarthy that his second...

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