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  • The Connacht Senior Football Championship match between London and Roscommon which was scheduled for May 3rd, has been called off.

    The GAA are targeting mid June for a return to action, with a two week lead in time necessary to allow players build requisite fitness.

    Former Mayo footballer Andy Moran told Off the Ball we can't be certain about dates.

  • A Co Galway woman who died in a house fire in London will be laid to rest today.

    57-year old Kathleen Christina Edwards, known as Chrissie, died when fire engulfed her home in Croydon on 27th March.

    A number of firefighters attended the scene and Ms Edwards, who was living alone, was rescued from the blaze but died at the scene a short time later from smoke inhalation.

    The Metropolitan Police say the incident is not being treated as suspicious.

    Ms Edwards was originally from Cloonruff, Ballymoe, Co Galway.

    Her Funeral Mass takes place today at 12 noon in St Croan's Church, Ballymoe with burial afterwards in  Kilcroan Cemetery.

     

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    Castlerea boxer Aoife O'Rourke is one of a number of Irish boxers fighting for Olympic berths at the European Olympic Qualifying Tournament in London this week.

    The Castlerea boxer, and 2019 European champion, will take on an Viktoriya Kebikava of Belarus tomorrow - St Patrick's Day.

    This is the first of two opportunities for Irish boxers to gain qualification to the Tokyo games this Summer - boxers who don't achieve qualification in London will have a second chance to qualify at the World Tournament in Paris in May.

  • A Mayo pensioner, living in London, who suffers from Alzheimer's  and had been missing has been found safe and well.

    78 year old Bridget Ann McLaughlin,  a native of Saula, Achill, living in Hayes, London is with her family this lunchtime.

    Metropolitan police had appealed for public assistance in locating her.