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Mayo's Matthew is going for transplant gold

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A 18-year-old Knock man will the youngest member of the Irish team that will compete in the European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships, which takes place in Vantaa, Finland, from July 10 to 17. Matthew McNieve is a kidney transplant recipient and he is the youngest member of the Irish team.

Galway cyclists complete against the big boys

Galway is fielding two riders in this year's An Post Rás, Ireland's biggest international cycle race which is under way this week.

PastaMagic hits the shelves

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Following a successful trial in 2015, Leaves PastaMagic is hitting shelves across Ireland. This Irish company’s world first range of flavoured pasta is made with only two ingredients — buckwheat and chickpea.

Fallon fastest in Loughrea 5k

Many of Galway's top athletes were on show in the Loughrea AC hosted Easter Monday 5km.

Conway and Murtagh win in Ballinrobe

The ninth edition of the annual spring Ballinrobe run bike run event was hailed as the best yet despite the cold wet conditions, a change to the first run meant all participants had 1.5k extra to cover, there were bigger gaps than normal between the bikers which made for a harder event.

Seamus Carter, athlete, Gaeilgóir, patriot

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Seamus Carter was a fluent Irish speaker who was a member of the Gaelic League since its inception. He was the secretary of the Oireachtas when it was held in Galway in 1913, the famous photograph of which hangs in the Town Hall.

IT Gym and High Performance Training Centre opened by Minister for Tourism and Sport

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The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, officially opened the Gym and High Performance Training Centre at the AIT International Arena last Thursday, November 26.

Physical demands on Irish students not sustainable says Arsenal’s Galway-native head of athletic development

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The head of athletic development at Arsenal’s youth academy has said that physical demands on many young Irish players are not sustainable. 

Casserly produces storming win at Connacht Cross Country

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Kathryn Casserly of Castlegar AC produced a storming run to win day two of the senior ladies' event at the Connacht Cross Country League on Sunday in Longford.

Significant Sports Capital funding awarded to three Athlone clubs

A little more than €590,000 has been allocated to Athlone-based clubs under the Government’s Sports Capital Programme for 2015.

 

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