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Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

Strong spirits as Irish women’s hockey team take World Cup by storm

You all know I’m sure where I’m going to begin this week, and it is about the women, precisely the women’s hockey team who came second in the World Cup and brought home the silver medals to Ireland.

Let’s savour all this maroon success

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About 20 years ago, Cesare Menotti, the chain-smoking slick-haired manager of the Argentina team which won the 1978 World Cup in front of their own frenzied fans, was asked about what was the biggest influence on his career.

Let’s savour all this maroon success

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About 20 years ago, Cesare Menotti, the chain-smoking slick-haired manager of the Argentina team which won the 1978 World Cup in front of their own frenzied fans, was asked about what was the biggest influence on his career.

Connacht host star studded Wasps in Athlone

Top English Premiership rugby club Wasps will play Connacht in a highly attractive season opening fixture at Dubarry Park, Athlone. This match, which will be Connacht new head coach Andy Friend’s first game in charge, kicks off at 3pm on Saturday, August 18. Tickets are now on sale for this encounter (see below for details).

Snacking Tips During The World Cup

 

Tributes as Paralympic and World Champion Clifford steps away from international competition

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Galway’s Paralympic Champion Eoghan Clifford this week announced his retirement from international cycling. Since his international paracycling debut in 2014, Clifford has been a dominant force in the MC3 category, both on the track and the road. The Galway-based rider has amassed fifteen podium placings at major event, including a Paralympic Title, four World Titles, and six World Cup gold medals.

Children’s Bookworms Festival makes a return

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Roscommon Arts Centre is gearing up for this year’s Bookworms Festival for children, with a busy programme of events planned for school and family audiences.

Councillors show support for St Patrick’s Day parade

 

Gerry talks retirement, and our World Cup hopes are dashed

Well, Sinn Féin had a very successful and satisfactory Ard Fheis last weekend.

 

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