Cowley’s success causes Mayo fall-out

By Terry Reilly (c) FROM once he entered the race everyone treated Dr Jerry Cowley as a real contender for one of the five Mayo seats. But few, if any, predicted he would take the first seat ahead of FG’s Michael Ring. That he did, and in stunning style, taking votes from virtually every ballot […]

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Kilfian memorial to penicillin pioneers

By Terry Reilly (c) Irish Post, England The people of the parish of Kilfian, between Ballina and Ballycastle, turned out in strength on August Bank Holiday Monday to witness the unveiling of a memorial to the discoverer of penicillin, Sir Alexander Fleming and his Kilfian-born wife, Lady Sarah (nee McElroy). The unveiling of the monument, […]

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Mayo gals know route to goal – and how to finish

By Terry Reilly (c) IT did our hearts good to see Cora Staunton sweeping through and around challenges en route to goal and applying the coup de grace in such spectacular fashion at Croker last Saturday. Mayo, the defending All-Ireland ladies champions, were back at the scene of their historic triumph last year, trying to […]

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Mayo girls win All-Ireland crown

Another View 1999 – by Terry Reilly (c) Leave it to the women…… FOR the best part of fity years we have waited to see a Mayo captain walk in the footsteps of the late Sean Flanagan and collect an All-Ireland senior football cup. But we never expected it to be a woman! Sport is indeed full […]

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We must rescue something from this effort

First published September 1997 in Another View, Western People  Second consecutive All-Ireland defeat- We must rescue something from this effort By Terry Reilly (c) IT’S not easy to write on the heels of a cruel defeat. Especially this one! I’m as gutted as the management and players and the fans, and empathise with the gnawing ache of […]

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