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It is that time of year again, with The Galway Races on the horizon.
In a little over two weeks, the madness will begin. But already there is an air of effort and industry as Michael Moloney and his team are counting down to July 31, and the opening day of the 2017 racing festival. Take note of the date: a festival we usually associate with the last week of July will this year begin on the last day of July, the latest possible start date, and end on Sunday August, 6.
The River Shannon is set to take centre stage this weekend, July 1 and 2, for the Athlone RNLI River Festival.
Westmeath finished strongly in last Saturday's Leinster SFC quarter-final replay to secure a Croke Park date against Dublin this Sunday.
The Galway Film Fleadh is rapidly approaching and among the gems to look out for is the world premiere of All The Wild Horses, Ivo Marloh’s terrific feature-length documentary about the Mongol Derby.
nd on Saturday with coach Pat Lam urging his players to redeem themselves after their worst performance in three years.
Connacht's disappointing Guinness Pro 12 season comes to an end on Saturday with coach Pat Lam urging his players to redeem themselves after their worst performance in three years.
Long-serving Connacht forward John Muldoon will make his 300th appearance on Saturday evening against Leinster at the Sportsground. At 34 years of age and in his 14th season, having made his debut off the bench against the Borders in 2003, Muldoon's leadership and longevity have ensured his place in the record books.
One of Galway’s best loved businesses is Ernie’s Fruit and Veg in Sea Road, which has been a central fixture in the west end community for more than 40 years. The shop was founded and is still run by Ernie Deacy, ably assisted by his son Ernest jr and daughter Annemarie, while his other son, Paul, owns Bell, Book and Candle just around the corner.
Buccaneers and Galwegians have the Ulster Bank League limelight all to themselves this weekend when they square up in a floodlit Connacht derby at Dubarry Park on Friday night, kick off at 7.30pm.