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Mar 18, 2018

Recent statement by Minister could result in farmers restricting access to their property

A recent statement by the Minister for Agriculture that would see farmers held responsible for wildfires they have not lit could result in farmers restricting access to their property, which would clearly impact on hill walking. That’s according to the Mayo…
Mar 18, 2018

Satisfaction with Government improves in latest opinion poll

Satisfaction with the Government has improved in the latest political opinion poll out today. A Sunday Times / Behaviour and Attitudes Survey shows it is up 2 points to 52 per cent. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar remains the most popular party leader on 59 per cent,…
Mar 18, 2018

Galway native appointed as CEO of Retail Excellence

Retail Excellence, the largest retail representative body in Ireland, today announces the appointment of Galway native Lorraine Higgins as CEO with effect from 1 July 2018. Lorraine joined the representative body in January 2017 as Head of Public Affairs and…
Mar 17, 2018

Bishop of Galway to celebrate Mass in Shrule tomorrow to mark 100 years since Columban Missionaries arrived there

The Bishop of Galway Brendan Kelly will celebrate Mass tomorrow in the village of Shrule, on the border of counties Mayo and Galway, to mark one hundred years since the Columban Missionaries arrived in the village. The Columbans opened their first seminary in…
Mar 17, 2018

19-year-old man who died in road collision in Williamstown is named

A 19-year-old man who died in a road collision in the early hours of yesterday morning outside Williamstown has been named. He was Evan Tully from Briarsfort, Williamstown. The collision occurred at 2.20am yesterday morning on the Williamstown to Castlerea Rd…
Mar 17, 2018

Mayo representation on Reference Panel for Foróige

The newly elected Reference Panel for Foróige met for the first time last week in Gormanston Park, Co. Meath. The Reference Panel is a group of 64 Foróige young people who get together to make recommendations to its National Council and bring about change,…

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Mar 19, 2018

Video: Interviews with Derek Walsh & Cathal Freeman

Midwest Radio commentator Mark Gilmore chatted with Mayo manager Derek Walsh, and captain Cathal Freeman after Sunday's Division 2B League Final win over Down in Cavan. Watch back the interviews now as they reflected on a job well done. Full highlights of the…
Mar 19, 2018

Lee Keegan and Cillian O’Connor to undergo further assessment on injuries

Two Mayo players who picked up injuries in Sunday’s Allianz League clash with Tyrone are still undergoing assessment on those injuries. A spokesperson for Mayo GAA told Midwest Sport that Lee Keegan will get specialist opinion and medical imaging on a…
Mar 18, 2018

Mayo are National Hurling League champions

Mayo hurlers gained promotion to Division 2A of the National Hurling League as they saw off Down in the league final on Sunday in Cavan. Despite trailing at the break, a superb defensive display in the second half, allied to some wonderful scores from the…
Mar 18, 2018

Ballina capture Connacht Junior 1A title

Connacht Junior Rugby League 1A Ballina 38-5 Connemara 
Mar 18, 2018

Win for Kiltimagh/Knock Utd in SFAI U13 Cup

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Mar 18, 2018

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Enniscrone is getting ready to host a unique athletics event which promises to be fun-filled and challenging this October.

The inaugural Enniscrone Surf and Turf Fun run will take place on Saturday, October 25th (the October Bank Holiday weekend) at 12 noon.

The run, hosted by the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA club, will incorporate all that is good about the locality – scenic views, rugged terrain and great community spirit.

This event gives clubs across a wide range of disciplines the opportunity to compete for a terrific prize – a €500 sports voucher, kindly sponsored by Coleman Electronic Ltd.

Teams of five may enter, with the first full team across the line deemed the winners.

For any participating club, this event offers the ultimate team bonding experience at the end of a long season, or with a view to future competitions.

There are also individual competitions with men’s and ladies sections, as well as a slightly altered course (3k) for competitors aged 14-16. There will be prizes awarded to the first, second and third individual in each of these categories.

Entry fees

Teams of 5 - €100

Adults - €20

Youths - €10 (14-16 years of age)  

Registration forms can be downloaded from our club website, www.enniscronekilglassgaa.com or from our Facebook page (EnniscroneKilglass GAA).

Registration will take place on Friday night (24th October) from 7.00pm to 9.00pm in the Diamond Coast Hotel Enniscrone, and on Saturday morning (25th October) in the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA clubhouse from 10.00am to 11.45am.

The route is set in the scenic Quigabar area, with the starting and finishing point at the Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA club grounds. The loop route brings competitors down 1 kilometre of public road, followed by 1 kilometre of shoreline and then through 3 kilometres of demanding cross country terrain which will include several obstacles.

This course will test all our competitors and entertain our spectators, as participants attempt to negotiate a landscape that will test their wits. Above all, though, fun will be at the centre of our event with each participating team or individual guaranteed a rewarding afternoon, and a great start to your bank holiday weekend.