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Tributes as Paralympic and World Champion Clifford steps away from international competition

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Galway’s Paralympic Champion Eoghan Clifford this week announced his retirement from international cycling. Since his international paracycling debut in 2014, Clifford has been a dominant force in the MC3 category, both on the track and the road. The Galway-based rider has amassed fifteen podium placings at major event, including a Paralympic Title, four World Titles, and six World Cup gold medals.

Toyota partners with Paralympics Ireland

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Toyota Ireland has been announced as the official partner to Paralympics Ireland and to the 2020 and 2024 Irish Paralympic teams. The announcement builds on Toyota’s worldwide Olympic and Paralympic partnerships in the mobility category.

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.

Women in sport seminar to take place in Castlebar

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Next month, Mayo Sports Partnership in conjunction with a number of other agencies and bodies, will be hosting a Girls and Women in Sport seminar in GMIT Castlebar on Thursday February 9 from 10am to 3pm. The seminar which is free of charge has a stellar line up of guest speakers on the day with Mayo Ladies' star Cora Staunton, RTE's Jacqui Hurley, Dr Aoife Lane from AIT and WGPA, former Cork Ladies' manager Eamonn Ryan, Paralympic swimmer Ellen Keane, and Marie Walsh, former Rose of Tralee, all speaking at the event.

What a haul - Athlone’s Robbie Powell cleans up at School games

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Athlone swimming star, Robbie Powell, has come away from the 2016 School Games with a haul of five medals - two golds and three silvers.

Paralympic bronze for Galway cyclist

Galwegians celebrated sporting success on the international stage with cyclist Eoghan Clifford claiming bronze at the Rio Paralympic Games this week.

Kilmovee man tells his story of losing a limb to urge drivers to mind cyclists

One of Ireland's elite Paralympic athletes has teamed up with the road safety office of Mayo County Council to produce an awareness video (https://youtu.be/ANHDtfuKCy4) to highlight the importance of giving cyclists a safe distance when overtaking with a minimum distance of 1.5m. Members of the general public were interviewed on what distance a driver should give when overtaking a cyclist, with some surprising results. The clips provides the feeling for cyclists as vehicles whizz by at speed just inches away from them.

 

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