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Special St Brigid's All-Ireland final publication

Wednesday, 27th February, 2013 12:03pm

Story by Tom Kelly
Special St Brigid's All-Ireland final publication

Karol Mannion is congratulated by a fan after St Brigid's overcame Crossmaglen Rangers in the All-Ireland semi-final

Special St Brigid's All-Ireland final publication

Karol Mannion is congratulated by a fan after St Brigid's overcame Crossmaglen Rangers in the All-Ireland semi-final

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">For the second time in three years, St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> have reached the All-Ireland senior club football final.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">On the way, the men from Kiltoom</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> and Cam won their third Connacht title in a row. And in the All-Ireland semi-final, they had a famous victory over the mighty Crossmaglen</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> Rangers, the All-Ireland champions of the past two years. </span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">Now St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> are preparing to face Ballymun</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> Kickhams</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> of Dublin in the All-Ireland final at Croke</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> Park on St Patrick's Day.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">Two years ago, St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> narrowly missed out on the All-Ireland title. Now they hope to go one better and become the first Roscommon team to lift the Andy Merrigan</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> Cup.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">No doubt, St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> bid for All-Ireland glory will be strongly backed by their club's loyal supporters - but Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> will also have plenty of support from sports fans in the greater Athlone</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> area and the entire South Roscommon region.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">As the leading newspaper in Athlone</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US">, we are marking St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;" lang="en-US"> presence in the All-Ireland final with a commemorative supplement. We hope that you will want to be part of our souvenir supplement.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;">This special supplement will be published in our edition for the week commencing March 11th. It will be an ideal opportunity for local businesses to reach out to our large readership audience and also to benefit from the goodwill of showing your support for this hugely successful St Brigid's</span></span><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;"> team, who now stand on the brink of history.</span></span></span></span></div>

<div 0px;"><span Calibri,sans-serif; font-size: small;"><span 11pt;"><span Arial,sans-serif; font-size: medium;"><span 12pt;">To advertise in this special supplement please confirm your booking by Friday 1st March, copy deadline Monday 4th March at 4pm.</span></span></span></span></div>

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