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Schoolchildren to pedal to safety through Castlebar

Almost 200 schoolchildren will pedal their way through the streets of Castlebar on Thursday next May 19  in a novel road safety campaign. Specially trained Garda cyclists and cycle instructors will pass on road safety skills that could help to keep the children safe and alive on the nation's roads.

Tributes paid to “heart and soul” of local cycling scene

 

Celebrity chef Derry Clarke swaps his chef’s jacket for lycra as he takes on Westport Gran Fondo for Pieta House

Westport Gran Fondo is the latest cycle challenge to hit the headlines for the picturesque town in Mayo. This one day cycling event is the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland and Westport Gran Fondo aims to become one of the largest cycle events in the country, mixing people's love of cycling with the amazing social aspect of the beautiful town of Westport. Gran Fondo means many things to many people but loosely translated, it means everything from “great foundation”, “great distance” or “great endurance”. It can be a full-on race, or just a ride and this is what makes it different.

Make 2016 your time to TRI with Galway Triathlon Club

Galway Triathlon Club has announced the return of the Beginners Morning to its calendar for 2016, taking place in the Salthill Hotel and Ocean Fitness on Saturday January 23 from 9.30am – 1pm. Interested in finding out more about triathlon and in taking up the challenge of becoming a Triathlete in 2016 or keen on taking your running, swimming or cycling interests to another dimension? Then this is the perfect opportunity to find out how you can take on the sport of triathlon with Galway Triathlon Club, get fit, have fun and make new friends!

Slimmer Michelle got her mojo back

Michelle said that despite playing sports for years she had always struggled with her weight. No matter how many times she trained or how many different diets she tried, the weight always returned as the diets were too hard to stick to for any length of time. Michelle joined her local Slimming World group in February 2013 and in under 12 months lost three stone and has maintained her weight loss ever since.

Slimmer Michelle got her mojo back

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Michelle said that despite playing sports for years she had always struggled with her weight. No matter how many times she trained or how many different diets she tried, the weight always returned as the diets were too hard to stick to for any length of time. Michelle joined her local Slimming World group in February 2013 and in under 12 months lost three stone and has maintained her weight loss ever since.

Date with destiny for Galway senior hurlers

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Cycling home from work in Galway city to Moycullen on Tuesday evening, the same car passed me three times in the ongoing traffic jam that has existed at the edge of the Connemara village for the past nine months.

Stars of the future ready to shine on national stage

An air of excitement and anticipation is gathering in many households as teams and individuals from Mayo Community Games put their final preparations together for the forthcoming Community Games National Festival of Finals which take place in Athlone IT, over the next two weekends. This festival will host some 9,000 participants and the green and red of Mayo Community Games will be strongly represented with 286  competitors making the journey east to Athlone.

 

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