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Our Lady’s Boys’ Club camp

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When President Michael D Higgins, officially opened the new Our Lady’s Boys’ Club clubhouse in 2015, he said: “Like so many successful community initiatives, OLBC was founded and built on vision, a spirit of participation and a will to make a genuine and positive difference to the community. When Fr Leonard Shiel SJ established a club in 1940, I doubt that he realised just how enduring his vision would be. Today, OLBC is the longest running youth club in the country and has woven its way into the fabric of community life in Galway, welcoming members from many neighbourhoods including Shantalla, Westside, Ballinfoyle, Rahoon, Corrib Park, and Newcastle.

Sarsfields and Athenry bid for double at Croke Park

The rescheduled All-Ireland camogie club finals are down for decision on Sunday with the two Galway clubs hoping to secure a rare double in Croke Park.

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Athenry and Sarsfields bid for All-Ireland camogie glory

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Two Galway camogie teams are in All-Ireland final action in Croke Park this Sunday.

Sarsfields and Athenry through to club final

Galway camogie clubs Sarsfields and Athenry have both advanced to the All Ireland club finals, scheduled for Croke Park on March 4.

Investment and more employment opportunities needed in Ballinasloe

Ballinasloe has much going for it but needs to attract more investment and employment opportunities.

Our Lady’s Boys’ Club

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This club has been a source of guidance and inspiration to the youth of Galway, especially those of working class background, since its foundation by Fr Leonard Shiel SJ, a priest of great vision, in 1940. Indeed this wonderful structure owes a great debt to the Jesuit Order. Since the beginning the club has been based behind the Columban Hall in Sea Road. From the first nervous day of membership, right through their teens, and even in adult life, the spirit and ever watchful eye of the club is with the boys.

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FF warns Brexit ‘threatens Galway’s status as major tourist hub’

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Galway’s status as a major tourist hub could be threatened by Brexit, with a warning sign being sterling’s plummet in the aftermath of last year’s referendum, a situation, which, if it is repeated after the UK formally leaves the EU, will make it more expensive for British people to holiday here.

‘To rule is easy, to govern difficult’ - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Well, the new minority Government is in almost full swing.

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