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St. Kerrill’s N.S. win 8th school title in 6 years

St. Kerrills N.S. Gurteen must surely have joined an elite group today as they evened up the school’s honours in both hurling & football codes when they won the Cumann na mBunscol 9-a-side hurling title in Claregalway this morning. This latest win makes it 4 of each in both football & hurling school titles since 2014, winning t... Read More

Academy Mini World Cup Tournament closes out football season

FIFA president Robbie Parker’s proposal to stage a mini world cup to close out soccer for our academy has now effectively become an annual event. This year’s event took place on Saturday and featured 12 teams of 80 players, a mix of both boys and girls with 3 points awarded for a win and 1 for a drawn game in the group stages of the c... Read More

Easter Sunday Dawn Mass 2019

Beep, beep, beep. That horrible sound of the phone flashing 4am popped my bubble of sleepy slumber bright and early this Easter Sunday morning. It was still pitch black outside even though Easter was extremely late this year. There had been no 10k the day before as in the previous few years. Still, one would have loved nothing more than t... Read More

Colemanstown Post Office closes after 130 years…….

It is with a sad heart that the local Post Office in Colemanstown officially closed it’s door for the last time, yesterday, Wednesday 30th January 2019 after 130 years in business. Colemanstown Post Office was established on Monday 7th January 1889. On September 3rd 1889 Ulick Burke, Colemanstown (Frank’s grandfather) bought the bu... Read More

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