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The Ulster Bank, in their first final, have won the Galway Interfirms Football final after an epic one-point victory (1-24 to 4-14) over the Galway Garda in a cracking final in Renmore on Monday.
The 2017 Galway City Tidy Towns and Garden Competition Awards Ceremony was held in The Menlo Park Hotel on Monday evening. The awards were presented by the Deputy Mayor of Galway city, Independent councillor Mike Cubbard.
Leading Microsoft digital enterprise consultancy, Storm Technology announces the creation of over 60 new jobs at its Dublin and Galway operations. The planned expansion is in response to the growing demand for the company’s digital transformation advisory and implementation services, which help organisations optimise their investment in digital technologies to save money, increase efficiency and drive growth.
June 16, 1957, was a blistering hot day, a day of celebration for the Galway GAA fraternity. It was the day the president of the GAA , Seamus McFerran, officially opened the Pearse Stadium in Rockbarton.
It is easy to imagine the paroxysms of fury, outrage and purple faces that must have gripped the venerable membership of the UCG governing body, when they heard that the chairman of the Galway county council, Máirtín Mór McDonogh (who was also a member of this academic conclave) soundly rap them on the knuckles.
Galway Women go clear at the top with win over Cork City
Famed for its creativity and music scene, Galway is quickly becoming a central hub for game development in Ireland. At the forefront of this rise in game development in the city is Pulse College. Located on the Fairgreen Road in the city, Pulse College’s Galway campus was established in 2013, with the objective to produce gaming development graduates who are industry ready when they have completed their course.
Following NUIG’s narrow win over Galway last weekend in the FBD, the university has attracted some interest in the betting markets for the Sigerson Cup which will be held in Galway this year.
Shortly after the GAA was founded 125 years ago, the universities started putting out hurling and Gaelic football teams and competing against each other. These intervarsity competitions were put on a formal basis with the presentation of the Sigerson Cup for football in 1911, the Fitzgibbon Cup for hurling in 1912, and the Ashbourne Cup for camogie in 1915. Involvement in the GAA in third level institutions was a help to many students in adapting to a new life away from their homes and local clubs. It gave them a common interest with fellow students and helped the process of integration into a more diverse community.