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'Snooker is now played to a higher standard than in previous eras'

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Earlier this week Mark Williams defeated John Higgins 18-16 in the pulsating final of the World Snooker Championship. Watching the tournament and commenting on it for the BBC was one of the all-time snooker greats, Steve Davis, who was World Champion six times during the 1980s.

Summer styles for children at Regatta Great Outdoors

With Ireland’s unpredictable summers, children need clothes that they can wear no matter what the weather!

Get your business to stand out from the crowd

The Local Enterprise Office Galway, which is responsible for fostering business start-ups and developing existing micro and small businesses, has launched its new autumn schedule of training courses. These business focused one-day workshops cover a range of areas, from marketing your business both online and offline to managing your business finances.

Understrength Buccs suffer home defeat

Buccaneers’ home form woes continued at Dubarry Park when they shipped a 43-6 hiding to Belfast Harlequins in their Ulster Bank League Division 1B game played in testing windy conditions on Saturday. With neither promotion nor relegation to stimulate the mid-table Pirates, they were always likely to struggle against Quins - who although just one place behind Buccs were not quite free from fears of dropping into the dreaded relegation dogfight and, consequently, had the greater motivation for this tie. The northerners scored seven tries in what was their best display in the league to date.

Snooker champs for sell out Belmullet show

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Two of the most famous names in world snooker are Belmullet bound.

All Star Cillian O’Connor flies the green and red at Old Trafford

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Mayo footballer Cillian O’Connor may be more familiar with a GAA pitch than a soccer field but he played a blinder nonetheless when he donned the new Mayo kit for the 75,000 strong crowd at Manchester United’s hallowed home ground, Old Trafford, last weekend.

Meet Katie O’Brien - Galway’s history maker at Henley

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Teenager Katie O'Brien from Clarinbridge made history at the weekend when becoming the first female Irish Para-athlete to win gold at Women’s Royal Henley Regatta.

Galway rower to make history at Henley

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Galway rower Katie O’Brien is set to make history this weekend when she competes at the prestigious Henley Women’s Regatta in England. Katie will be the first Irish para rower to compete at the event, which is the premier rowing regatta for women in the UK, with more than 1600 competitors taking part this year.

World snooker ace Selby headlines championship finals in Galway

Nine of the world’s top 10 ranked stars will battle it out for one of the biggest prizes in world snooker in Galway from March 12 to 17.

Nine top seed snooker players for Galway event

Nine of the world’s top ten ranked snooker stars are among the 32 competitors who have qualified to contest the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway in March.

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