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‘Voice of IRONMAN’ appointed president of BPW Galway

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Joanne Murphy of Tri Talking Sport was officially appointed President of the Business and Professional Women’s Club Galway at their AGM in the Ardilaun Hotel on Monday, succeeding Valerie Murphy who held a two-year term of office at the helm of BPW Galway.

The Corolla saloon self-charging hybrid has finally been unveiled in China

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Ireland’s favourite car, the legendary Corolla saloon, had its world premiere at the China Motorshow. This marks the launch of the 12th generation Corolla Saloon.

Cyclists, ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ this weekend with Portwest

With the October Bank Holiday weekend coming up and clocks going back, cyclists need to ensure that they are fully visible when out and about on public roads. Portwest have just launched their ‘Be Safe, Be Seen’ campaign which aims to create awareness of the dangers of poor visibility and methods that can be taken to help prevent accidents.

Miraculous that more were not hurt as Ali shook west

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Is there a townland or a village that didn’t have trees uprooted yesterday by the ferocity of Storm Ali? With schools and offices opened, with tens of thousands of people on the roads, it is mind boggling that none of those trees that fell, did so on top of a car, or a schoolbus, a pedestrian, or a cyclist.

Cyclists to gear up for Tour de Achill

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One of Ireland’s most picturesque cycle sportives, the Tour de Achill, which takes in routes along the Wild Atlantic Way, will take place next Saturday, September 1. The Tour de Achill, hosted by the Achill Wheelers Cycling Club, takes in some of the most stunning scenic routes along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Commuter cyclists are urged to wear helmets

As commuter traffic gets ready to return to peak levels in September, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is calling on anyone cycling to work to wear a helmet at all times, even on short journeys. According to the national charity which is the leading provider of neuro-rehabilitation around the country, wearing a cycle helmet dramatically reduces the risk of a serious head or brain injury in the event of a collision.

Nutrition musts for cyclists

The Tour de France time is underway at the minute, with the race being contested by 176 riders from 22 teams. The Tour is at the extreme end of the sport with 21 stages covering a mind boggling 3,351km (that’s 2200 miles, in ‘old money’). Cycling has become a very popular sport and although amateur cyclists will cover the maybe not as many miles. It is important to have the right mix of fuel on board to combat fatigue and optimise performance.

Gardai issue appeal for witnesses to Renmore cycling accident

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a Renmore accident that took place around 4.45pm on Monday last June 11.

Motorists urged to give cyclists space

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Minister for Transport Shane Ross, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have called on drivers to slow down and keep a safe distance when overtaking cyclists on both urban and rural roads.

Cyclist fatality numbers doubled again

A total of six cyclists have died to date this year compared to four cyclist deaths up to the same period last year, representing an increase of 50 per cent.

 

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