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All-Ireland champions Dublin too good for Walsh's men

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Travelling up the motorway on Saturday afternoon to Croke Park for the All-Ireland semi-final, we listened to Padraic Joyce (Galway), Dick Clerkin (Monaghan) and Liam Kearns (Tipperary manager) on Off the Ball on Newstalk to pass an hour of the journey, and all three pointed out that Galway would have to produce an exceptional performance to keep the Dubs at bay.

Mr. Price is right for Athlone with big jobs announcement

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Mr. Price, the fast growing discount variety chain, have purchased the former Nexans (Cable and Wireless) premises on the Cornamaddy Road in Athlone.

Lots to work on for Mayo after toppling Tipp

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Mayo have plenty to work on ahead of their next outing in the qualifiers was the opinion of Stephen Rochford after their win in Semple Stadium on Saturday.

Job done and on to the next one

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It was fun in the sun for the Mayo footballers as they blitzed their way past a hapless Limerick in the Gaelic grounds last Saturday evening.

Actor Cillian Murphy attends Youth Empathy Day at NUI Galway

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The UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway today last week hosted a Youth Empathy Day with the highlight being the visit by actor and Patron of the Centre, Cillian Murphy, who spoke to the students about the importance of empathy in his work.

Galway hurlers, the 1950 team

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Galway featured in the first All-Ireland hurling final in 1887 when they were beaten by Tipperary. Their first victory in a final came in 1924 when they won the 1923 decider. They played that day in blue and gold colours. They were known on other occasions to tog out in black and amber jerseys. In the 1930s the GAA decided that each county should adopt its own colours, and as UCG had won the Sigerson that year, and their captain was on the County senior team, it was decided that Galway would play from then on in maroon and white, the colours of UCG.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe, to set up a date with destiny

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe to set up a date with destiny in September

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Hurlers have taken ownership in bid to overcome Tipperary test

The Galway senior hurling panel will head up the motorway this weekend knowing they face a severe test of their All-Ireland credentials from Tipperary in Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park (4pm),

Remembering the people’s poet

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Patrick Kavanagh never spoke about poetry or literature to his friends. The Monaghan born poet and novelist, who grew up on a small farm, was more inclined to talk about everyday news, politics, Marilyn Monroe, horse racing, and goodlooking, rich women or medical students who caught his eye. And there were quite a few of these!

 

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