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Maturing Connacht face another pressure test against Edinburgh

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Connacht are preparing for a backlash from Edinburgh when they visit the Galway Sportsground on Saturday (6.45pm).  Both sides have enjoyed their best starts to the Guinness Pro12 this season, but while Connacht recorded a notable first victory in 11 years over the Ospreys in Swansea, Edinburgh lost their first match of the season when they fell to Zebre in Italy. 

Structure and discipline key for Connacht against Ospreys

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In one of the toughest Guinness Pro 12 challenges this season, Connacht face the Ospreys at Liberty Stadium on Saturday (1.30pm) looking to break an 11-year losing run in Wales.

The funny side of the political, the personal, and the social

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GALLANT it was not. Neither was it dashing. Even less was it sophisticated, but in spite of all that, Tiffany Stevenson admits that Galway was where she was treated to "the best chat-up line I've ever heard".

Rock Project founder to visit Galway for opening this Saturday

Galway’s newest and most exciting music school for 7 - 18 year olds, The Rock Project is opening in Knocknacarra Community Centre, Cappagh Road, Galway this Saturday October 17 2015 at 12.30 pm and some places are still available.

Mental health programme planned by GROW Ireland

The Midlands branch of GROW Ireland is presenting a four-week programme entitled ‘Understanding and Minding Your Mental Health’.

Mícheál  Ó Droighneáin, 1916 veteran

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Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”

Plan ahead for that Christmas party!

Yes, we know you don’t want it mentioned, especially with the weather feeling more like summer than it did during the actual summer... but to be honest it’s that time again.

Marmion remains intent on nailing down Irish jersey

Raring to go after suffering a hip knock in the opening Pro 12 fixture, Connacht Rugby's Kieran Marmion is now firmly focused on making a statement against Cardiff when the league resumes next week.

Connacht expecting backlash from Townsend’s champions

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By Linley MacKenzie

Jesse Malin @ Strange Brew

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"LESS THAN two weeks till we hit #Ireland & #Wales for the first time in years," New York singer-songwriter Jesse Malin declared recently on his website. That time is even closer now as he plays the Róisín Dubh on Thursday September 10 at 9pm.

 

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