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beat Banagher

1. obsolete To be beyond the bounds of imagination or belief, as of a surprising, shocking, or amazing occurrence. Primarily heard in Ireland. The dog figured out how to open the latch on the fence, and the cows took off after him! This beats Banagher, to be sure.
2. obsolete To tells amazing, imaginative stories. Primarily heard in Ireland. That auld fellow looks to be a sailor type; sure, he's been beating Banagher to us all evening long.
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The new move will applicable to the branches of Millstreet, Dunmanway, Rosslare, Askeaton, Rathkeale, Tulla, Banagher, Graiguenamanagh, Lismore, Oughterard, Dunmore, Bruff, and Kilmallock.
The Festival is so good, in fact, that Racing Post staff gave the lad from Banagher, County Offaly, as enthusiastic a round of applause as has ever been witnessed at its Canary Wharf office when he paid a visit on Monday - a day he described as the best of his life.
He said: "I still have relatives living in Banagher and they came to meet me the last time I played the Point in Dublin.
Steve - fishing for Liverpool AS - might have helped his team-mates on their way to Ireland, for the league is now being called `Keeraun Hill', after a holiday home in Banagher that has been given to the winning team for a week later this year.
Gardai have appealed to witnesses to contact Banagher Garda Station on 057 9151310, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
A native of Banagher, County Offaly, Nallen owned horses such as Hotel Minella, who won two bumpers and four hurdle races and who, when trained by Aidan O'Brien, landed a hat-trick of major novice hurdles in 1995 - the Deloitte & Touche Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown, the Jameson Gold Cup Hurdle at Fairyhouse and the Country Pride Champion Novice Hurdle at the Punchestown festival.
LIVERPOOL match fishermen came home from Ireland better off than when they sailed out for the Banagher Festival on the River Shannon in the heart of the Emerald Isle.
It is understood the 25-year-old became trapped under the horse and lay unconscious before two of his pals spotted him on the side of the road in Banagher, Co Offaly, and tried in vain to save his life.
A native of Banagher, County Offaly, Nallen owned horses such as Hotel Minella, who won two bumpers and four hurdle races and who, when trained by Aidan O'Brien, landed a hat-trick of major novice-hurdle races in 1995 - the Deloitte & Touche Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown, the Jameson Gold Cup Hurdle at Fairyhouse and the Country Pride Champion Novice Hurdle at the Punchestown festival.
Overnight stops included the sleepy old town of Banagher, where we walked into the traditional-looking Flynn's Bar and were dismayed to find it dominated by a giant TV screen showing a noisy English Premiership match.
MAGHULL match fisherman Ken Dooley returned home from Ireland's Banagher Festival on the River Shannon with pounds 1500.
Elsewhere, a late free from Edel Concannon sealed a 2-9 to 2-8 victory for Galway in an entertaining Division Two semi-final in Banagher on Sunday over Kildare.
Noel Hayes, of Banagher, County Offaly, runs a butcher's shop in his home town but also keeps a few horses which he buys as yearlings for resale as three-year-olds.
There are four main events this week alone, with the 250-angler King of Clubs in County Cavan, the long running Monaghan Pairs plus festivals in Northern Ireland and on the Shannon at Banagher.
The property which the millionaire star has his sights set upon is believed to be close to Banagher in County Offaly.