TF Royal Castlebar

  • Up to 300 people attended the Save the Eighth conference in the TF Royal Hotel in Castlebar last night.

    A range of speakers addressed those in attendance, including the Deputy leader of Fianna Fáil Dara Calleary and Sinn Fein deputy Peadar Toibin. Both TDs confirmed their opposition to repealing the Eighth Amendment and stated that it has served this country well in the protection of both mother and child.

    Niamh Ui Bhriain Director of the Life Institute said that if the Eighth amendment is repealed it will legalise abortion for the first 12 weeks of a baby’s life for any reason.

    A standing ovation followed speaker Sandra Caulfield and her husband Jonathon who shared the story of Hope Rose their baby daughter diagnosed with a life limiting condition before birth and who lived for 9 days.

    The gathering came to their feet again for Dr Anthony O’Reilly ,a GP, who asked how could he deliver a baby into life on one hand and condemn another to death if abortion is legalised in Ireland.
    Galway based business man Declan Ganley closed the conference with a plea to people to stand for life and fight the attempt to change the Constitution.

  • Mayo will play host to elite international boxing this month when Ireland take on India in the TF Royal Hotel Castlebar on May 26th.

    Speaking at the launch in Lough Lannagh today, Bernard Dunne, Head of Performance for the EliteBoxing Unit of the IABA said that it was the start of a bond between the two countries who will both train in the Lough Lannagh facility from May 20th - 27th with a competition bout between Ireland and India taking place on Saturday May 26th.

    Check out the video below as the former world champion explained why he is looking forward to the training camp and getting back to Mayo.

     

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