'Ground-breaking' programme launched for Gaelic sports

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

A new coaching and sport science programme has been developed for GAA, LGFA and camogie players.

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GAA Congress decision will dilute Galway hurling's top tier

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Galway is up in arms with the GAA's recent move to limit the number of senior teams in county championships throughout the country.

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Munster in the driving seat as Connacht seek to upset the odds

Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Connacht's hopes of arresting Munster's runaway lead of the Guinness PRO14 conference B will be decided tomorrow night in Thomond Park (7.35pm).

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Galway's Daithi Burke celebrates fifth hurling All Star

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Daithi Burke was the sole Galway player selected on this year's All Star team, which was dominated by All Ireland champions Limerick.

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Greene makes impressive start to season

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Two Galway athletes enjoyed competitive action at the Athletics Ireland National Indoor Micro Meet in Dublin at the weekend.

The meet produced some superb races across the two-day programme, including many European qualification times, and Galway's Cillin Greene made an impressive season opener.

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Connacht gather momentum after four-try bonus win

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Connacht will not be taking their foot off the pedal after their bonus-point win over Cardiff as they head to Treviso to face Benetton tomorrow evening (5.30pm)..

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Galway athletes to compete in micro meets

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Some of Galway’s top elite athletes will compete in a series of indoor micro meets this weekend.

Hosted by National Indoors Athletics Ireland, the two day series will be held in the National Indoor Arena in Dublin. The aim is to provide qualification events for elite athletes seeking to qualify for major championships this year, such as the European Indoors and Olympics.

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Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Oisin Heffernan

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Carty's chance to shine again as Cardiff hit the Sportsground

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

Pressure is mounting on Connacht this weekend, and it is all about a PRO14 win to arrest their current slump at home this season.

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Food On The Edge launches book on cooking after Covid

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

In August 2020, when many in the restaurant business around the world found themselves enduring the brutal consequences of a global pandemic, many without income, without their staff and their business, Food On The Edge founder JP McMahon reached out to speakers and other contributors to the Food On The Edge symposium. His request was simple - to write a letter addressed to the industry.

“The basis of the request was that their contributions would serve to provide a global record of a particularly challenging time while allowing hope to shine on the future and the next generation of young cooks, chefs, farmers, and food activists," he said. "What we got was a series of deeply personal and moving accounts of their Covid-19 experience with many recounting losses and some reminiscing on valuable gains and insights.

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Fluffy buttermilk pancakes are the perfect option for a weekend brunch

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

If you are craving more pancakey goodness after Tuesday, this recipe from Siúcra and Lili Forberg is guaranteed to hit the spot. These fluffy American style buttermilk pancakes are delicious served with banana and chocolate chips.

Better than any restaurant brunch, you can create this amazing dish with just a few simple ingredients from the cupboard. Don't forget to sprinkle some Siúcra icing sugar to give them that finishing touch.

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Rugby News: Jamie George Says that England wants to Tear Ireland Apart

Mon, Feb 15, 2021

Jamie George has played a very influential role in the game that England played. They have stated that they want to try and tear teams such as Ireland apart when they go up against each other in the Six Nations Game. When you look at George, you will soon see that he is a seasoned player and that he has won a total of 54 caps. He has come forward to say that things are changing at the highest level. The backbone of any English team is to make sure that everyone has a good defence and that everyone works together as a unit. England know more than anyone that they are up against the best but they are hoping to take the other teams apart by having a very good level of attack.

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Galway athletes enjoying success in USA

Thu, Feb 11, 2021

Galway athletes Alanna Lally and Aisling Joyce are making their mark in the USA.

Galway City Harriers' Lally, on a university scholarship with Temple University in Pennsylvania, enjoyed a great start to her season, winning the 800m in a time of 2.10 at the Hi Town track meet in Houston, Texas.

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SPORTS SHORTS

Thu, Feb 04, 2021

GPA’s 2021 Rookie Camp

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Plans for basketball return on hold

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

Galway basketball clubs, and in particular Super League clubs Moycullen and Maree, hoping for a return to play, will await the outcome of Basketball Ireland's meeting for next Tuesday to discuss the 2020/21 season.

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Capital sports grant extension renews hope for Connacht Hockey

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Connacht Hockey has been given a glimmer of hope to continue fostering the sport in Galway with the extension of the government's sports capital grant this year.

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Galway seven nominated for All Stars

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

Seven Galway players have been nominated for the PwC Hurling All Stars this year, while champions Limerick, as expected, leads the list with 14 nominations.

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Galway's Michael Mongan honoured for dedication to promoting community sport

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Michael Mongan was among the winners at this year's national sport volunteer awards for his dedicated work with Galway' Olympic Boxing Club.

Mongan is well known in Galway sporting circles having held every role and duty in the Olympic Boxing Club. However, his influence has extended beyond the club with involvement with Foroige and Tusla Youth Projects, Garda Diversion Projects, the Galway City Partnership, Youthreach, Dochas Don Oige, Community Training Centre and organisations encouraging the participation and progression of members in education and into employment.

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sideline chat

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Recently retired Galway hurler/goalkeeper after thirteen years

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