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Seven gold medals for Galway at National Track and Field Championships

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Galway athletes won a total of seven medals at the National Championships in Santry last weekend, including two gold medal winning performances and national titles for Sean Breathnach and Cathriona Farrell.

Brennan wins cycling league title

David Brennan who started the season injured came through strongly in the closing rounds of the Mayo Cycling League to win the league outright, consistency was the key by racing hard in all of the eight rounds spread around the county. Brennan scored points in all bar one round, showing super concentration and wily tactics. The league comprises 16 time trials, six road races, with some of them handicapped, and finishes with a 10k hill climb. To win the winner has to be a complete all rounder while making the best use of his/her club to help secure points.

Breathnach and Farrell join Irish at Euro champs

Two Galway athletes have been selected to compete for Ireland at the European Team Championships in Estonia this weekend.

Greaney storms to victory in first of 5k series

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John Greaney of Galway City Harriers stormed to victory in the first County Galway 5km series race in Athenry.

Evita – classic musical for Town Hall

EVITA, THE celebrated musical based on the life of Eva Perón, the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952, is being staged in the Town Hall Theatre.

James Michael Curley’s Last Hurrah

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Despite all his bravura and political showmanship, his coarse humour,* a great fixer, a downright trickster and grafter, yet with a genuine kindness that endeared him to vast swathes of Boston voters, James Michael Curley’s personal life was unusually tragic. Following the death of his first wife ‘ Mae’ (nee Herlihy), he remarried a widow, Gertrude Dennis with two sons. This was on the last day of his term as Governor of Massachusetts, January 7 1937, “ to give her at least one day as first lady of the Commonwealth.” Between his two wives he had nine children; but incredibly seven of them predeceased him.

Top runners vie for 10k championship title

Loughrea AC’s Grey Lake 10k, which incorporates the Galway AAI 10k Road Race Championship, takes place on Sunday at 2 pm.

Delia Murphy to be celebrated at the Linenhall

The life and legacy of Mayo-born ballad singer and legend Delia Murphy is celebrated in I’ll Live ‘til I Die at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 7 at 8pm.

Big cheer for local runners

Matt Bidwell of GCH and Jane-Ann Healy of Athenry AC were the first local runners home in the Craughwell AC 10-mile road race.

The Hen Night Epiphany at Town Hall

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FIVE WOMEN, one hen night, and too many secrets. These are the key ingredients of Jimmy Murphy’s latest play, The Hen Night Epiphany, which comes to the Town Hall next week in a production from Dublin’s Focus Theatre.

 

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