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STRONG VICTORY FOR TOOME

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31 Jul 2015 Comments Off on STRONG VICTORY FOR TOOME
STRONG VICTORY FOR TOOME

Toome 3-10 Oram 0-8 By JOHN GRAHAM A strong finish to the first half and a lightning start to the second half saw Toome create the platform for victory in this local derby Junior football championship qualifier game that was marred to a great extent by the difficult weather conditions in Castleblayney on Sunday afternoon last. It is a victory that keeps Toome’s interest in this year’s championship very much alive and their last two performances lay down a marker that they could well have a say in where the title goes, but ...

ST. PATRICK TO PUT ORAM ON WORLD MAP!

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15 Mar 2013 Comments Off on ST. PATRICK TO PUT ORAM ON WORLD MAP!

By PATSY McARDLE RAIN, hail or snow, Saint Patrick will be putting the progressive rural community at Oram, near Castleblayney, on the world map once again this Sunday!. Residents of the area—both young and old–are also geared for huge St. Patrick’s Day celebrations—even though they plan to stage the shortest festive parade on the planet, and hope they might get into the Guinness Book of World Records! Local showband legend, Big Tom McBride, who is always the central figure of life in the close-knit community, will be ...

INNISKEEN INCH CLOSER TO TITLE

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27 Jul 2012 Comments Off on INNISKEEN INCH CLOSER TO TITLE
INNISKEEN INCH CLOSER TO TITLE

EMYVALE 1-15 ORAM 1-09 JOHN GRAHAM reports from Shamrock Park INNISKEEN booked their place in the final of the Silver Hill Foods senior hurling championship by virtue of this six points victory over Clontibret in this very interesting and at times entertaining semi-final that was played in ideal conditions in Aughnamullen on Thursday evening last. Inniskeen were never headed in the entire contest after Ronan Meegan opened the scoring with a point in the third minute. The same player converted a free the following minute and then Inniskeen struck for two goals from ...

ORAM PARADE DREW HUGE CROWD

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21 Mar 2012 Comments Off on ORAM PARADE DREW HUGE CROWD

THE main focus of the St. Patrick’s Day festivities this year was centred upon Oram where the organisers of the parade, which was led by country singer ‘Big Tom’ McBride, who was also joined by singer Declan Nerney, and a third local showband leader, Paddy King, was described as the shortest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the world!. The 300-metre stretch between Rooney’s Shop in the village and the local community hall took the marchers just five minutes to complete—but the ...