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Step Up Your Fitness on Council’s Winter Couch to 5K Programmes

Taking up running can feel like a scary prospect – especially for beginners – but now you can get the support and guidance you need to train up to the 5K distance on Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s winter running programme. Getting underway on Tuesday 18 January 2022, the ABC Council winter running […]

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Community Louth Sport

Recent Dundalk Late Night League Welcomed

Young people from different backgrounds have found that soccer is the international language that can bring them together, thanks to a Garda initiative that has been running in Dundalk for the last number of months. The Late Night League, which has been running in the town for 12 years, is funded by the Children’s Services […]

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Community Newry Sport

McNulty: Communities Minister Must Engage With Irish Rugby

Social Democratic and Labour Party Sport Spokesperson Justin McNulty MLA has called on Communities Minister Deirdre Hargey to engage with Irish Rugby urgently. Mr McNulty said that the list of letter signatories to the Irish Government Ministers is a who’s who of Ireland women’s players from over the last decade including Grand Slam winners and […]

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Lurgan Sport

Cllr Mackle Extends Best Wishes to Clann Éireann

Sinn Féin Council Group Leader Liam Mackle has extended his best wishes to Clann Éireann’s senior footballers as they prepare to take on Creggan Kickhams in Sunday’s Ulster Football Club Senior Championship Quarter Final in Belfast. Cllr Mackle said, “Clann Éireann’s exhilarating win in the Armagh Championship Final was a great boost in lifting the […]

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Community Sport

Council Launches ‘Be Active for Life’ Fitness Classes Across the District

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has now launched a new ‘Be Active for Life’ class activity programme in leisure centres across the district. Building on the success of the Council’s ‘Get Active this Summer’ sports activity programme, the new ‘Be Active for Life’ programme offers a wide selection of exercise classes ranging from walking […]

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Newry South Down Sport

James McCartan Returns to Manage Down

Down GAA County Committee have appointed James McCartan as manager of the senior football team. At a meeting on Wednesday evening, the two-time All-Ireland winner was ratified for the role he previously held from 2010 to 2014. According to the County GAA social media accounts: “James is regarded as one of the great Down footballers, […]

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Armagh Banbridge Community Lurgan Portadown Sport

Final Call for Sports Bursary Applications

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council wish to remind athletes that completed applications for the Sports Bursary Scheme will close on Wednesday 1st December at 5pm. The Sports Forum have created the Sports Bursaries to support and facilitate the development of aspiring performers who reside […]

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Lurgan Sport

Mackle Congratulates Clann Éireann on Championship Victory

Sinn Féin ABC councillor Liam Mackle has offered his congratulations to Clann Éireann on their victory in the Armagh Senior Football Championship. Cllr Mackle said: “I wish to congratulate Clann Éireann on their historic and dramatic win over Crossmaglen in Sunday’s Armagh Championship Final. All the hard work and preparation that went into the campaign […]

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Armagh Banbridge Lurgan Portadown Sport

Council Launch Sports Bursary

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum are delighted to announce their Sports Bursary Scheme in association with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is now open for application. Now in its fourth year, these awards are designed to support and facilitate the development of aspiring performers who reside in the Borough and have the […]

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Sport

Craobh Rua Camlocha Crowned Armagh Junior Hurling Champions

Craobh Rua Camlocha 0-17Cuchulainns Armagh 1-6 Craobh Rua Camlocha created their own bit of club history when they claimed last weekend’s Armagh Junior Hurling Championship final securing  back to back championship titles. Craobh Rua had already won the All County League title so their victory over a strong and persistent Cuchulainn’s ensured the Rua hurlers […]