Encouraging signs for Galway United in Dalymount

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The tragic passing of Derry City captain Ryan McBride has ensured Galway United's two matches this week have been postponed as a mark of respect.

United were due to play Mayo League in the EA Sports Cup on Tuesday, and Derry on Saturday, but both fixtures will now be rescheduled.

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Galway welcome return of international Doyle

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

fter a disappointing opening to the new Continental Tyres WNL season, Galway WFC make the long trip to Ferrycarrig Park to take on Wexford Youths on Saturday evening.

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Galway masters compete in Korea

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Two Galway athletes have been named in the Irish squad that will compete at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

Sean McDermott of Castlegar AC and Ian Egan of Tuam AC headed to South Korea for this seventh annual indoor event which kicks off this week.

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Footballers cannot afford to slip up against Down The Galway senior footballers will head up north on Saturday afternoon hoping to collect another two vital league points when they face Down in P&aacu

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The Galway senior footballers will head up north on Saturday afternoon hoping to collect another two vital league points when they face Down in Páirc Esler on Sunday (3pm).

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U21 footballers in positive form ahead of Mayo meeting

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The Galway U21 footballers take on a highly-rated Mayo outfit this Saturday evening in Tuam Stadium at 5pm in the Connacht semi-final.

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Hurlers to face a tougher test in Limerick

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The Galway hurlers take on Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds this Sunday at 3pm to determine which side finishes second in the division 1B league.

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Maree men crowned champions

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Maree have been crowned Basketball Ireland men’s division one champions for the second year in a row.

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Crunch time for Lam's Connacht

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

e on the line in this next block of four Guinness Pro 12 fixtures, starting on Saturday with an away fixture to Glasgow Warriors. And to make the task that more challenging for the title holders, it involves three away fixtures on the bounce, starting with the 2015 champions, and finishing with a home game against Leinster.

Now is the time Connacht need to produce the rugby that took them to new heights last season, and coach Pat Lam says from here on in, selection will be based on the best team available each week. If there was ever a time for players to step up, it is now - or they will be left on the sidelines, not only on match day, but also in training.

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New UHG emergency department to be constructed by 2021

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Funding for a new state-of-the-art emergency department at University Hospital Galway, which could cost up to €120m, will be included in an HSE mid term capital review due to be published in June or July.

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Manager of the Month: March

Tue, Mar 21, 2017

What a week of Premier League action. There were plenty of thrills and spills, and most importantly, Fantasy Football points in the last game week of March.

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Galway U21s qualify for semi-final

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The Galway U21 footballers, under the guidance of team manager Gerry Fahy, will face Mayo in the Connacht semi-final on by virtue of their 4-10 to 2-12 win over Leitrim at the weekend.

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Galway's win over Kerry not enough

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The Galway senior hurlers went to Tralee last weekend and defeated the home side on a score-line of 1-22 to 0-12 to reach the quarter-finals of the national league.

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Bidwell to defend Craughwell race

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The eighth edition of the Craughwell 10 mile road race takes place on Sunday March 19 at 1pm.

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Jes juniors footballers qualify for Connacht final

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Jes Junior Gaelic footballers have qualified for this year’s Connacht C final after a hard-fought and entertaining 2-7 to 1-7 win over neighbours St Enda’s in Pearse Stadium on Monday.

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Galwegians suffer late heartbreak

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Galwegians suffered yet more heartache on the road when a late penalty from UL Bohs robbed them of what would have been a vital and hard-earned victory by 18-16 at the UL 4G pitch on Saturday.

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Clery set sights on top three as Galway women open new season

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

The 2017 season starts for Galway Women's FC under new manager Billy Clery with a home fixture on Saturday.

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League table not reflective of United's performances - Keegan

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Despite only registering one point from four SSE Airtricity League premier division games, Galway United manager Shane Keegan is adamant the Tribesmen can stitch a decent sequence of results together], starting with Friday’s trip to Dalymount Park for a clash with Bohemians (7.45pm).

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Fantasy Football top tips

Wed, Mar 15, 2017

After last weekend's disrupted Premier League schedule due to the FA Cup quarter-finals, we are back to a full complement of matches for game week 29.

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UNIQUE MOONLIGHT CYCLE THROUGH CONNEMARA

Fri, Mar 10, 2017

"The moon is Magic for the Soul and a light for the Senses" (Native American Belief)

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NOTABLE ABSENTEES FAIL TO DIM ENTHUSIASM FOR CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Willie Mullins, once the lead- ing amateur jockey, now the leading National Hunt Train- er in Ireland; Gordon Elliott, once a decent amateur jock- ey himself, now challenging Willie Mullins’ domination of the Irish NH racing scene; the Cheltenham Festival, once the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK, always the Mecca for NH racing fans from Ireland and the UK.

The intense competition between Mullins and Elliott, which has lit up the NH train- er’ championship in Ireland this season, will move across the water next week, as Elliott attempts to dislodge Mullins from his perch at the top of the Cheltenham trainers tree. Mul- lins has been champion trainer at the festival for the last four seasons, but the loss of some of his best horses through in- jury, and the departure of the Gigginstown Stud horses from his stables last autumn, has left him looking a little vulner- able, both at home and abroad. Understated in all his public comments, Mullins’ quiet ex- terior masks a fierce competi- tor, and Elliott knows he has a battle on his hands to secure his first trainer’s championship at home, and in his attempt to

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