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Shark Swimming Club wins award

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Galway's Shark Swimming Club has been named the Connacht Swim Club of the Year for 2017 for overall excellence, and also won the Clubmark Award for corporate governance.

Open assessment day at Shark Swimming Club

Shark Swimming Club Galway is celebrating more than 40 years promoting and encouraging competitive, recreational, and enjoyable swimming. As a non-profit, volunteer-led, competitive swimming club, it is great to see how the club has grown and developed over the years. While it has seen many changes it has retained its strong ethos of encouraging competitive swimming, as evident by the many swimmers who have grown up and are now sending their own children to the club. Indeed some swimmers have come back and are part of the excellent coaching team

Ali’s Fish Shop, Oranmore

During the last few days we heard the sad news about the Harvest Wine Shop in Oranmore and my heart goes out to all who worked there. I hope everyone will find a job in the near future. However, there was also some good news in Oranmore as a new fresh fish shop called Ali’s Fish Shop opened. Regular readers may remember I mentioned his other shop in Barna when it opened in 2010, Ali is obviously a courageous man and all I can say is “fair play to him”.

Learn more about sharks

European Shark Week takes place from October 11 to 18 and this year the Galway Atlanaquaria will hold a shark day workshop to demonstrate that sharks aren’t just vicious killers from Hollywood movies but important, interesting creatures that need to be conserved.

Farmer who dug up river bed during spawning season in court

A sheep and cattle farmer, who dug up 300 metres of the Srahnalong river bed, which runs through his land, was before Ballinrobe District Court sitting in Castlebar last week, as the farmer carried out these works during a protected spawning season.

 

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