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Shark Swimming Club wins award

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Galway's Shark Swimming Club has been named the Connacht Swim Club of the Year for 2017 for overall excellence, and also won the Clubmark Award for corporate governance.

Open assessment day at Shark Swimming Club

Shark Swimming Club Galway is celebrating more than 40 years promoting and encouraging competitive, recreational, and enjoyable swimming. As a non-profit, volunteer-led, competitive swimming club, it is great to see how the club has grown and developed over the years. While it has seen many changes it has retained its strong ethos of encouraging competitive swimming, as evident by the many swimmers who have grown up and are now sending their own children to the club. Indeed some swimmers have come back and are part of the excellent coaching team

Does sleep position matter?

We spend on average six to eight hours in bed every night. In this time, the position of our body can affect how we feel throughout the day. Just as we need to maintain good posture during the day when sitting and standing, we need to use good posture when sleeping.

Purr-fect Cats prove too much for battling Westmeath

Despite producing a battling display, Westmeath still suffered a 4-18 to 0-18 Bord na Mona Walsh Cup loss to Kilkenny at Cusack Park last weekend.

Breathe well, stay well, sleep well

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Puppy power

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Traditionally in Ireland, the working farm dog has always been the border collie and this is still the case today. The black and white pooches with their low, loping, stride are still a familiar sight on the backroads and laneways of the countryside moving their woolly charges from one pasture to the next. Other herding breeds are occasionally used, such as the New Zealand huntaway and the Australian kelpie. A well trained dog with the right temperament is worth its weight in gold to a farmer.

Fur-tastic new business launches in Castlebar

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A new business that has just opened its doors in Castlebar is sure to appeal to the many pet owners out there who are tired of their dogs shedding their fur on the furniture and covering their clothes with hair.

New act at Claremorris Town Hall calling for swift attention

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There is a new act attracting lots of attention at Claremorris Town Hall.

Bat men (and women) wanted

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Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre is hoping to get people in Mayo out and counting bats this summer.

From now until Christmas, I'm Mother Hen to 1,000 birds

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The food scene in Galway has never been in a better place. There are so many talented artisan producers and retailers offering the most amazing produce and one need only visit the plethora of farmers' markets around the county to witness this. One such business is The Friendly Farmer poultry which produces the most succulent chicken, turkey, and duck directly to your dinner table courtesy of Ronan Byrne's farm in Athenry.

 

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