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Loughnane appointed to Sport Ireland

Retired Olympian and World Champions walker, Olive Loughnane, who represented Galway, has been appointed to the board of Sport Ireland.

Loughnane turns to pedal power in new women's event

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World champion walker Olive Loughnane is set to exchange foot power for pedals.

Paul Brady to perform at NUI Galway alumni awards on campus this weekend

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Singer songwriter Paul Brady will perform at the 2017 Alumni Awards to be held in the university this weekend at an event hosted by award winning TG4 news anchor Eimear Ní Chonaola will host this year’s Gala Banquet featuring the 2017 Alumni Awards ceremony.

NUI Galway announces 2017 Alumni Award winners

NUI Galway has announced the winners of the 2017 Alumni Awards to be presented at the 17th annual Alumni Awards gala banquet on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in the Bailey Allen Hall located in Áras na Mac Léinn on campus.

Galway ladies’ team to challenge for marathon title

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Many of Galway’s top marathon runners will compete for national honours in Sunday's Dublin Marathon, which also incorporates the National Marathon Championships, and the GCH ladies squad will be challenging strongly for the senior ladies’ team prize.

The Olympics doesn’t fire the imagination anymore

We tend to look at Olympic Games through the glass prism of the rose-tinted glasses. I remember seeing my first colour TV while watching the athletics at the Munich Olympics. It was the era of the flares, the locks. It was a rare look at events that happened somewhere else across the world and we were watching it. Remember these were days not long after the wonderment of the moon landings. Our brains were sponges for saturation of colour, of exoticism. The only live events on television were All-Ireland semis and finals, the FA cup finals, the European Cup finals and the Eurovision.

Connacht Rugby adds to growing sporting culture

A rather large unfurled Leinster flag, held high by two poles, blocked the views of fervent Connacht Rugby fans at the Galway Sportsground on Saturday.

Rising Beyond encapsulates Galway life over the past hundred years

An innovative project comprising an exhibition and book, which is forming part of the local Easter Rising centenary celebrations in 2016, has been launched.

 

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