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The New Year always prompts reflections and resolutions. This is particularly true of sportspeople. Ambitions, resolve and dreams are brought into the sharpest focus. We in Galway have been particularly well served by our footballers, hurlers, rugby teams, oars people and boxers to name but a few.
Galway United host Bohemians in the second round of the FAI Cup at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening (7.45pm).
The Galway City Council will spend more than €53,000 this year cleaning up illegal dumping.
Galway United will be eager to deliver a much improved performance for new manager Alan Murphy in tomorrow's SSE Airtricity League first division encounter against Athlone Town at Eamonn Deacy Park.
One of the hoary auld reliables of the newspaper game is when your publication date coincides with April Fools Day. It is the one day of the year when the normal stuff that passes for local news is embellished into extraordinary auld stuff designed to catch the eye, but to be not too good to actually convince people that it is true. I remember about a decade ago, on one April 2, fielding calls from some concerned parishioners of the Cathedral who were shocked to hear our story of the previous day that a Monsignor Faproilio from The Vatican was introducing ATM-style confessionals in the Cathedral, from which you would receive your penance on a small receipt.
Galway will be painted ‘Ed’ this weekend as an expected 60,000 fans flock to the city to see Ed Sheeran perform at Pearse Stadium. Construction crews are this morning (Thursday) putting the finishing touches to the mammoth stage on the pitch at Salthill.
Galway United manager Shane Keegan is expecting a "tough" SSE Airtricity League first division test against Cobh Ramblers at St Colman’s Park on Saturday (3pm).
For the 1982 World Cup, Adidas introduced a ball named the Tango. It was the first major design change of a football in a decade. With its circular panels and adidas livery, it was thing of beauty. Myself and my teammates in our small team in Ballinrobe never got to kick one, but a trip to Castlebar to a sports shop meant we could see it in all its glory and we salivated over it.
For the 1982 World Cup, Adidas introduced a ball named the Tango. It was the first major design change of a football in a decade. With its circular panels and adidas livery, it was thing of beauty. Myself and my teammates in our small team in Ballinrobe never got to kick one, but a trip to Galway to some place like the Great Outdoors meant we could see it in all its glory and we salivated over it.
Galway United's premier division survival hopes continue tomorrow when they host St Patrick’s Athletic in a vital SSE Airtricity League encounter at Eamonn Deacy Park (7.45pm).