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Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

Don’t miss the inaugural Athlone Shannon Feastival this September

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Athlone, the heart of Ireland, is beating faster as the town gears up for the first ever Athlone Shannon Feastival this September 8 and 9.

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.

A Commercial Club excursion to Cong, 1915

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The Commercial Rowing Club was set up in May 1875. The Corrib Rowing and Yachting Club had been in existence since 1864, but as it was the only such club on the river, there was a distinct lack of competition for its oarsmen. Commercial provided that competition.

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Fresh from their series of magnificent wins at this year’s Skibbereen Grand League Regatta, Limerick Regatta and Irish Schools Regatta the Colaiste Iognaid (Jes) Rowing Club will hold a fundraising Ergathon in Galway on the Bank Holiday Monday May 1.

Mayo Sports Partnership launches annual Sport Investment Scheme

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Mayo Sports Partnership is pleased to launch details of its upcoming Special Participation Sports Investment Scheme for 2017. The scheme, supported by Sport Ireland, invites clubs and organizations who have sport/recreation as their central focus to submit proposals which would increase participation amongst target groups such as youth at risk, disadvantaged communities, unemployed, women, travelling community, middle aged men, disabilities and ethnic minorities. This may include setting up of new clubs or additional activities which would increase participation within existing organizations.

Galway success at the rowing championships

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Galway rowers produced some great performances at the Irish Rowing Championships iin Cork last weekend.

 

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