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With news that Athlone Regional Sports Centre is to be significantly enhanced next year with the development of an outdoor fitness park and the resurfacing of the existing astro turf pitch, reaction to the facility investment has been extremely positive amongst the town’s elected representatives.
In tandem with the recent positive news of a changing landscape within the heart of the town, Athlone Regional Sports Centre has announced news of two major development projects to take place at the state of the art multipurpose facility next year.
"STYLISTICALLY PERCHED between classic U2 and The Killers, State Lights songs are made for radio." So said Golden Plec about the rising Irish band who are playing Monroe's Live.
THE CHILDHOOD Of A Leader, a film starring Irish actor Liam Cunningham, and featuring music by Scott Walker, will be screened next weekend by the Galway Film Society.
CHAMPION BOXERS, mischievous neighbours, Poland under threat from Russia at the end of WWI, a young girl's determination to win back her grandfather's olive farm, and a musical with Hollywood stars like Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone - it's all in the Galway Film Society's winter/spring 2017 season.
St Michael’s Club was formed in 1956 after Galway won the All-Ireland football final. The first AGM was held in Tom Connolly’s house in Lower Shantalla Road, and they played their first game in 1957. Among those who founded the club were Pa Boyle (whose brainchild it was), Mick O’Toole, John Duignan, Mick Higgins, Liam Cunningham, and Sergeant O’Toole. They started as a dual club, but after a few years they concentrated solely on football.
Last weekend, newspapers carried headlines about a 14-year-old Afghan boy, Raheemullah Oryakhel. He was killed in a hit and run after being tossed from a lorry in Calais which he had been trying to board in an attempt to get to Britain. The boy had family in the UK, and was entitled to move there, but he had despaired of the endless bureaucratic delays with his application, delays which, he felt, seemed deliberate.
A fundraising table quiz to assist the work of Calais Kitchens, which provides food and other provisions to the refugee's stranded on the French coast, takes place in Galway city this weekend.
Athlone Regional Sports Centre was awarded the prestigious White Flag Gold Standard Award at the annual Ireland Active National White Flag Quality Standards Awards last Friday night, November 27.