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Former AIT student and noted footballer returns to alma mater

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A trailblazer in the world of women’s sport, professional footballer Cora Staunton made a welcome return to her alma mater, Athlone Institute of Techology, where she met with students and sporting aspirants as she discussed her recent autobiography and spoke of her off and on field achievements to date.

Galway women’s harriers claim another team medal at national championships

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Galway City Harriers’ talented women's squad put in another superb performance to take a national team silver medal at the National Marathon championships held in conjunction with the 39th running of the Dublin Marathon at the weekend.

Testing conditions for schools’ cross country finals

The Connacht Primary Schools Cross Country Finals were held on Saturday in Bushfield grounds, Bullaun, Loughrea. Nearly 500 students took part in what were torrential downpours and testing underfoot conditions.

The awaking of Augusta

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Isabella Augusta Persse (later Lady Gregory), grew up in Roxborough House, Co Galway, a large rambling estate house, with magnificent gardens, commanding some 18,000 acres over which her father Dudley Persse presided with almost feudal authority. His 13 children knew their wheel-chaired bound father as The Master.*

IWAS Youth World Games underway at AIT

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Athletes from around the world have gathered in Athlone in anticipation of the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games.

Athlone Towncentre announces new racing style fashion competition

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Athlone Towncentre has announced a new name for its Galway races style competition as well as its celebrity judges.

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.

Shaughnessy shines despite tough running conditions at nationals

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Galway's Laura Shaughnessy was on the podium at the hugely competitive National 10k road race championships in the Phoenix Park on Sunday.

Opel Corsa GSi promises to be a sports star

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Opel says that the new Corsa GSi offers great precision for pure driving pleasure. And this is something that it is already impressively demonstrating in the midsize class, with the Insignia GSi.

Opel Corsa GSi promises to be a real sports star

Opel says that the new Corsa GSi offers great precision for pure driving pleasure. And this is something that it is already impressively demonstrating in the midsize class, with the Insignia GSi.

 

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