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Monday match reports

Not even the miserable wet weather, the impending end of the kids’ school holidays and the more general return to all the routine and activities that go with this can dampen the mood this morning. Images from yesterday’s pulsating All-Ireland semi-final are still dancing round my brain and it’ll take a while for those cameos to settle down and find […]

The Pull

I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot John Cuffe who provides a review of Half Solid Production‘s new GAA-based play The Pull.  A few weeks back, Breaffy GAA club was the site for the debut outing of The Pull, a play written and performed by Liam Horan and John Corless of Half Solid Productions. The setting is the […]

Paddy McTigue RIP

Making his first appearance in the guest slot, Sinabhuil pays this tribute to the recently deceased Paddy McTigue. I just heard of the death of Paddy McTigue from Cross. Paddy was a staunch Neale and Mayo GAA supporter. He was helping run underage teams up to a few years ago and held numerous positions in the club including Club President. […]

Mary McGinty RIP

I happened to bump into PJ Monaghan down at our local club on Saturday morning – he coming off U9 duties, me heading towards our U8 match – and then later on over the weekend he emailed me to let me know of the passing of Mary McGinty, wife of Christy McGinty. Christy was originally from Achill but has for […]

Crunching club clashes up ahead

Although the focus will be fixed fairly firmly in the inter-county direction over the coming weeks, it’s still worth mentioning the draws for the Senior, Intermediate and Junior club championships, which were held last night in Breaffy House Hotel and which produced a number of tasty match-ups. The Senior draw came out as follows: Group 1: Knockmore, Shrule-Glencorrib, Garrymore, Aghamore. […]