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New junior league season kicks off

With the summer over it’s time to get back to the cut and thrust of the action on the rugby paddocks across the province as the Connacht Junior League crashes back into action. With four Mayo based clubs and Corrib crossing into south Mayo, there will be plenty of interest around the county as the season progressed. While the defending champions Corinthians and Monivea will be the favourites to pick up the title at the end of the season, that won’t deter the Mayo sides launching a bid for the title, while getting a place inside the top four exclusive junior clubs will be the initial aim for most of the Mayo sides with that place in the All Ireland Junior Cup up for grabs.

Town Hall coming attractions

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just released details of its programme for the coming months and audiences can look forward to a line-up packed with theatre, music, comedy, film, and even some beer for good measure.

Galway Arts Centre Culture Night

TOMORROW WILL see the arts come alive with free events for the Galway Culture Night event and the Galway Arts Centre is taking part.

Galway Film Centre courses

THE WEST of Ireland is about to become a busy place for filmmaking over the coming months so now is a good time to enrol in a Galway Film Centre course.

Space inside and out in Corcullen

This dormer style property is located in the popular area of Corcullen and just under a mile off the main Galway-Moycullen road, and has lots to offer. Situated on an extensive 1.4 acre site, the gardens are landscaped to an exceptional level with stunning mature shrubbery, trees, and hedging surrounding the property making it totally private. Features such as steps down to the front garden, a small copse area to the side, and extensive gardens to the rear make this landscaped area a special treat. Dual gates at either side of the site are provided, to allow for separate entrance and exit.

Unbeaten Connacht win interpro crown

Connacht Rugby has received a huge boost with the province’s Youths claiming this year’s interprovincial title.

Galway sports conference

On Saturday October 3, Coounty Galway Local Sports Partnership in conjunction with Galway City Sports Partnership will host a sports conference entitled Sports Performance – A Practical Guide. The conference will be held in the Radisson Blu Hotel from 10am to 5pm. Speakers include Giles Warrington, sport and exercise physiologist; Frank O’Mara, athlete; Jim Kilty, speed, agility and quickness coach; Richard Donovan, marathon runner; Ger Hartmann, physical therapist; and John O’Mahony, football coach/manager.

Galway golfers celebrate

Galway Golf Club is celebrating its second Irish Senior Cup in four years having claimed the most coveted trophy in club golf at the weekend. Galway - winners of their first senior cup in 2006 - overcame a young West Waterford team by 3.5 to 1.5 at Tullamore. The West Waterford side, with an average age of just 20, made Galway work for the prize after the scores were tied at 1-1 following wins by Waterford’s Mark Shanahan and Galway's Damien Glynn. West Waterford’s spirit was embodied by 16-year old schoolboy Gary Hurley, who came back from three down with four to play to take Eddie McCormack to the 19th. The 2007 West of Ireland champion Joe Lyons defeated 20-year old David Curran 2 and 1, while Damien Coyne beat Philip Spratt on the 18th. Schoolboy Gary Hurley came back from three down with four to play to take Eddie McCormack to the 19th and then halved the extra hole before the match was called in.

Open House Galway launches architectural festival

The inaugural Open House Galway programme was launched along with details of the city’s first architectural festival. The event, in partnership with the Irish Architecture Foundation, takes place from October 16 to 18. By selecting some of the city’s best examples of quality design, Open House aims to enthuse and engage the public in the built environment. Guided tours will be provided by the architect of each participating building.

Fine Gael in Galway prepares for snap general election

Fine Gael in Galway is on an election footing and its party HQ is compiling a review of the Galway West constituency.

 

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