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O’Mara Cup Final: Claremorris 2-15 Hollymount/Carramore 0-7

Congratulations to the Claremorris senior team on winning the 2019 O’Mara Cup!

Listen back here to full match commentary from the CCR Sports Talk team – Billy Fitzpatrick, Austin Garvin, and John Whittle – with further analysis from John Brennan.

You can also hear post-match interviews with Niall Heffernan, on his first win as Claremorris’ manager, Claremorris captain David O’Reilly, and John Farragher and Mike King of the South Mayo GAA Board.

Don’t miss further discussion on the game this evening, and every Sunday evening for all things GAA, on Sports Talk, live at 7 pm on 94.6 FM and at

Children in Hospital Looking for Play Volunteers

Children in Hospital Ireland (CHI) is well known for providing play facilities in hospitals all over Ireland, and will be celebrating 50 years of voluntary service next year.

CHI are now recruiting volunteers for their playroom in Castlebar General Hospital. There is no upper age limit for volunteers, and both men and women are welcome.

CHI Marketing and Development Manager Maura Lavelle spoke to John Whittle on his Good Morning Show last Thursday, explaining what the organisation does, and how people can get involved.

Have a listen below, and if you know someone who might be interested, let them know!

Children in Hospital Ireland website and on Facebook.
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“This to me was a vintage display… a magnificent game… one of the great Connacht finals.”

The victorious St Colmans College team lead the St Patrick’s Day parade through Claremorris yesterday.

These are the words of Sports Talk co-host Austin Garvin speaking yesterday on St Colman’s victory on Friday in the Senior A college final.Austin, along with Billy Fitzpatrick and John Whittle, look back at the match – and talk on the phone to St Colman’s joint-manager Padraig Breathnach about why it went their way.

The hosts are also joined by John Farragher in the studio to look at O’Mara Cup developments.

Listen to the full programme below.