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Checking out the options

Fresh from his electoral success, The Deputy and his selectors have, according to Mike Finnerty in the Mayo News, been taking time out to watch a number of club matches where, it is hoped, they might unearth some fresh talent. In no particular order, names such as Louisburgh’s Jarlath O’Malley, Charlestown’s Tom Parson, Davitts’ Ronan McNamara, Tomas Griffin and Ciaran […]

Jacks can relax: the replay’s going to be on the box

RTE this evening headed off a possible human rights incident in the capital when they announced that they had reached agreement with the GAA to broadcast the Dublin-Meath replay live on Sunday week. For the first time ever, ever, ever, RTE will transmit live championship matches simultaneously, with the already scheduled double-bill of Donegal v Tyrone in football and Cork […]

To Hell or to Connacht

Another weekend of championship action and this time it’s happening everywhere except Connacht. It’s better that way, I suppose, as it saves us having to watch the latest bloody instalment of the slow march towards what is now the inevitable Herrin’ Choker v Sheep Stealer Connacht final. All in good time we’ll have that one to savour. The first bit […]

Johnno TD

Bertie Ahern and Fianna Fail may be heading for an historic third term in office, but our man Johnno looks poised to capture a third seat for Fine Gael in Mayo. The count has now been adjourned till the morning but Johnno looks likely to win the fourth seat, steering clear of the dogfight for the final one. It’s difficult […]