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Win a SsangYong for a year at Punchestown

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Visitors to the AES Festival Family Day at Punchestown on May 2 are in with a chance of winning a stylish SsangYong Korando family SUV for a year.

Tuam breeder hoping for further Cheltenham success

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A 70-year-old GP from Tuam will notice his own heart rate rise significantly at around 3.30pm next Tuesday afternoon. Dr John Waldron has a very special connection to the Champion Hurdle antepost favourite Faugheen, as he bred the seven-year-old gelding.

Jackson’s to make the Tote.com Galway Plate a lady’s occasion

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As I write this look ahead at what in my opinion is the best seven days of the year in our wonderful city, I have one eye on the sky above to see if the weather gods, after an absence of two years, can smile on John Maloney and his team who performed a major miracle 12 months ago to complete all seven days racing after a deluge of rain throughout the week, which for the first time in 20 years saw this scribe don weather-proof clothing on each of the seven days of racing.

Land Rover to reveal new age of Discovery

Land Rover will reveal its design vision for a new family of premium leisure SUVs at the 2014 New York International Auto Show.

Harty's Plains the principal bet

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Thursday’s highlight, the Guinness Galway Hurdle, is the richest race of its kind in the land and a total of 74 entries greeted senior handicapper Noel O'Brien who awarded last year’s controversial beaten favourite The Real Article top weight of 11st 10lbs, 5lbs above last year’s hero Moon Dice, with the Edward Harty trained Captain Cee Bee just one pound lower in the ratings.

Daffern gets Plate seal of approval

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It may seem that four seasons as we know them have decided to rotate on a daily rather than three monthly basis, but the Galway Racing Festival, no matter what the overhead conditions are, is always guaranteed to deliver a week long episode of that west of Ireland feel good factor that is synonymous with the City Of The Tribes.

Champion jockey to launch reading campaign

Following the success of last year’s “Mullingar Reads Together” project which saw over 1,000 people get into Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, the Home School Community Liaison Initiative has chosen Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo as this year’s treat.

Sinéad Cassidy appointed as sales and PR manager to the g Hotel

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The five star g Hotel has recently appointed Sinéad Cassidy as Sales and PR Manager to one of Ireland’s most luxurious properties, located in the heart of Galway city.

Blazing Tempo wins Galway Plate

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Vintage fashion for all your summer occasions

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Vintage fashion has been hugely popular for the last two years, especially since the TV drama Mad Men featuring actresses wearing fabulous sixties inspired clothing. At last month’s Punchestown racing festival one of the best dressed lady finalists wore an Audrey Hepburn inspired outfit.

 

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