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Galway athletes ready to make history

The Galway City Harriers junior men’s cross country team become the first to represent the club at European level, having won the National Championships in November in the Junior (U20) men’s event.

The Galway City Challenge Hurling Cup 1920

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As nationalist sentiment was rising in the early years of the last century, a new generation of GAA officials emerged who were zealous in their belief in the transformative power of the GAA and they saw themselves as engaged in a project of national liberation. Some GAA tournaments were staged as part of a pro-Boer campaign. Police reports noted: “The ambition it seems to get hold of the youth of the country and educate them in rebellious and seditious ideas,” a somewhat hysterical interpretation of the GAA ban on foreign games.

Athenry hosts the final race in the 5k series

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A new winner entered 2017 Galway 5km Series when Kevin Bartholomew of Craughwell AC took victory in the penultimate leg in Claregalway on Tuesday last.

Managers get the nod

The Galway County Board announced earlier this week that both senior hurling manager Micheal Donoghue and senior football manager Kevin Walsh have been ratified for a new three year term from 2017-2019.

Craughwell runners dominate 5k race

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Craughwell AC athletes produced a clean sweep in the second Killeeneen National School 5k Road Race.

Rush on for elusive tickets for Croker showdown

There is only one topic on the lips of every Galway hurling supporter since the team put in the performance of the season last Sunday to plunder the All Ireland semi-final and transport every fan into a state of ecstasy not experienced for many a year. 

 

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