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Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

Rotary Club of Athlone launch fundraising concert

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The Rotary Club of Athlone hosts its fourth annual fundraising concert on Friday, August 31, in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Athlone. Similar to last year, the event will be in aid of Athlone Special Olympics Club. Funds raised from that particular event contributed towards sending fourteen athletes to the Irish Summer Special Olympic Games which were held in Dublin in June.

Galway gymnasts qualify for European championships

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Four Galway girls have made an historic breakthrough in gymnastics, qualifying for the 2018 European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

First titles announced for Galway Film Fleadh 2018!!

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The Galway Film Fleadh, which will take place from 10th – 15th July 2018, has revealed two World Premieres and two Irish premieres making up part of its 30th festival programme.

Special Olympics needs volunteers for tomorrow’s annual collection

The annual collection day for the Special Olympics in Galway takes place tomorrow, and organisers are calling for volunteers to help.

St Patrick’s Day plans in full swing

March 17 is nearly upon us again, and the St Patrick’s Day Committee is once again calling on residents and business owners in Athlone to get involved.

Look no further than Corrib Travel for the perfect ski holiday

Looking for a ski holiday? Corrib Travel offers a great selection of snowboarding and skiing holidays across the best ski resorts worldwide.

Metlife opens world-class global technology campus in Galway

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Global insurance giant MetLife celebrated the official opening of its new global technology campus in Galway this week. With plans to employ approximately 200 skilled IT professionals when at full capacity, the new campus represents a major investment in the digital initiatives that will help the company transform its customers’ experience around the globe.

So whose line is it anyway?

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IF LAUGHTER is the best medicine, then Galway is set for a serious LOL overdose, with Dara O Briain, Tommy Tiernan, John Richardson, Al Porter, and Reginald D Hunter, among the stand-up superstars set to perform at this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival.

'I picked up a bar bell and dead lifted 90kgs and I thought I really like this'

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You only have to pick your phone and scroll through Facebook or Instagram to see that hitting the gym and pumping some iron has become incredibly popular. For many of the #fitfam brigade, working out is mainly for keeping in shape or as an enjoyable pastime which allows them to de-stress from a day at work. Yet for strength athletes who compete, lifting weight it is a way of life.

 

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