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Land of the Giants Duathlon goes from strength to strength

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Claremorris will host the Land of the Giants Duathlon for the sixth time on Wednesday December 28. Last year saw a bumper crowd of more than 250 participants, and organisers are expecting even bigger numbers this Christmas.

Great turnout for Athlone Tidy Towns Awards night

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There was a great turnout in The Shamrock Lodge Hotel on Monday, October 10, for the annual Tidy Towns Awards, 2016.

Donal Vaughan @ Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh

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AFTER THREE weeks of the Irish Comedian of the Year competition, it is time to get back to regular comedy nights at the Róisín Dubh Comedy Clubh, and getting the ball rolling is Donal Vaughan.

MADRA hosts first ever ‘ doggy dash’ 5k race

Get ready for the Doggy Dash 5k in aid of MADRA — Next Sunday week, on October 9, the first ever MADRA 5k will take place at Cappagh Park, Knocknacarra. The event is open to everyone with the aim of encouraging social running in a fun, friendly setting, welcoming both seasoned runners as well as beginners and walkers. The 5k route which takes you around the Cappagh Park playing fields and through parts of scenic Barna Woods is flat and fast so is perfect for first timers and is also a great PB opportunity for the more seasoned runner.

New event to celebrate Clarinbridge Oyster Festival

The inaugural Clarinbridge Oyster Marathon will take place on September 10 this year.

Fashion, fascinators and family fun at Ballinrobe Races

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Following on from last year’s hugely successful Fashion Day and Best Hat competition, Ballinrobe Race Course has announced that the event will take place again this year, on Monday next July 18 in conjunction with Caithriona King, milliner and Catwalk Model Agency Galway.

Summer in the Vegetable Garden

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At this time of year the kitchen garden is in full swing with warmer, longer days allowing edible crops to mature and ripen. There’s still lots of work to do though to keep your plot productive and ensure a succession of edibles right through the summer months. If you’re lucky enough to have a designated kitchen garden with raised beds, brick paths and maybe even south facing walls for ripening fruit, you’ll have room to grow pretty much anything you like and lucky neighbours probably benefit from plenty of edible presents just now!

Roscommon and Galway need to up their game for Connacht final replay

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The senior footballers of Galway and Roscommon will head to McHale Park in Castlebar next Sunday to battle it out for the Nestor Cup (3.30pm) after drawing last weekend’s Connacht final on a score-line of 0-13 to 1-10 in Pearse Stadium. Both teams will go in knowing that they have the criticism of many GAA pundits and fans - some of it unjustified - rebounding from social media, print outlets, and the national wireless and TV.

Roscommon and Galway need to up their game for Connacht final replay

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The senior footballers of Galway and Roscommon will head to McHale Park in Castlebar next Sunday to battle it out for the Nestor Cup (3.30pm) after drawing last weekend’s Connacht final on a score-line of 0-13 to 1-10 in Pearse Stadium. Both teams will go in knowing that they have the criticism of many GAA pundits and fans - some of it unjustified - rebounding from social media, print outlets, and the national wireless and TV.

Will you be the Last One Standing?

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Do you love a competitive run? Are you a challenge junkie? Do you strive to do better by the minute? Then challenge yourself, become Ireland’s Last One Standing on Saturday July 23 in Westport. Runners will be running to beat the clock in completing a 3.8km loop in 30 minutes, easy! Can you complete it in 29 minutes, 28 minutes? Men and women will not compete against each other, only the last male and the last female will be rewarded for being the Last One Standing.

 

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