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NUI Galway and Kingfisher Club host 8K run in aid of Jigsaw

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NUI Galway, in association with the Kingfisher Club, will host a charity 8K run on Saturday October 12 at 10am with proceeds going towards Jigsaw Galway.

One thousand step out for Fields of Athenry

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Galway Olympian Paul Hession was on hand to present the winners of this year’s Fields of Athenry 10km.

Croi’s stroke centre to tackle the myths of sex after heart disease

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Concerns over the ability to have a healthy sex life after tackling heart disease will be one of the topics to be discussed next week when local heart and stroke charity Croí will host a series of free public talks, seminars, workshops and ‘walk-in risk factor screening and assessments.

Croi — tacking the illnesses of a new Ireland

Croi has come a long way since it had that funding barometer sign outside the hospital, where passers-by could see just how much money it had to raise in order to give West of Ireland people a fair shot at surviving heart disease. Prior to Croi, if you had a dodgy ticker, you had to get on bone-rattling buses and cross the country in order to have your lifesaving surgery. Your chances of survival were reduced if you lived in the west. Back then too, the trauma of open heart surgery was so much more than it is today. Now, thanks to great leaps in technological advancement, bypasses and other invasive heart surgeries are becoming common and incredibly more lifesaving.

Tuam man appointed to top Olympic job

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Another Galwegian will be heading to the Olympic Games in two weeks. Athenry's Paul Hession and Loughrea's Olive Loughnane will be competing on the track, and a third local, Tuam’s Pierce O'Callaghan, has been appointed as an international technical official for athletics.

Hession is finding Olympic form

Galway athletes produced top-class performances at the Woodie’s DIY Senior Track and Field Championships in Morton Stadium Santry at the weekend.

Hession and Loughnane in final Olympic countdown

Galway’s top two athletes Paul Hession and Olive Loughnane continue their preparations for the Olympics.

Students raise blood pressure awareness

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NUI Galway second-year biomedical science students recently organised a public blood pressure screening clinic.

2012 — a spaced-out odyssey?

There is no doubt that 2012 will be hard pressed to be half as interesting as 2011, but taking a look into my crystal ball, I can see some fascinating developemnts in the months ahead.

Galway Olympians off colour at world champs

Galway’s two Olympic hopefuls did not enjoy the best results in this year World Athletic Championships in South Korea.

 

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