QuinnBet’s Gerry Shannon previews the Galway Hurdle

Thu, Jul 29, 2021

Thursday of the Galway races plays host to the famous ladies’ day where fashion enthusiasts will be vying for the top prizes on offer. Obviously, this time around the judges will have an easier time of picking the best dressed due to the reduced attendance, but no doubt competition will still be fierce.

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Western warfare takes place in Croke Park

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Galway face Mayo this Sunday afternoon in a Connacht final with extra significance. Not only is it a continuation of the old-school straight knock out championship, but, to accommodate the expected large crowds, the game has been moved to Croke Park.

With Covid regulations only allowing 3,500 fans in Castlebar's McHale Park, the Connacht council, in conjunction with Croke Park, decided to move the game to GAA HQ which will allow for 18,000 fans, a significantly higher number.

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Connacht draw old and new foes In Europe

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Connacht Rugby will face another European clash with English premiership side Leicester Tigers in next season’s Heineken Cup.

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Galway's championship hurling hopes on the line against Waterford

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Second chances are now a thing of the past as the All-Ireland senior hurling championship ramps up a notch this weekend. Galway and Waterford prepare to lock horns for a coveted quarter-final place on Saturday afternoon in Semple Stadium (2pm).

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Galway ladies advance to quarter-final after second-half goal attack

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Three second-half goals in as many minutes put Galway ladies on the road to victory over Donegal in Saturday's All Ireland senior championship round two fixture at Markievicz Park.

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European top five for McDonnell

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Galway City Harriers’ Robert McDonnell continues his excellent season, having claimed a top five place at the European Under 20 Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.

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Galway’s experienced players will need to stand up or be relegated

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Galway senior footballers travel to Monaghan on Sunday for a relegation play-off against the Farney County (3.45pm).

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All to play for as Cork are next up for Galway hurlers

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Having seen off Waterford last Sunday in some style, Galway still have a decent chance of claiming top spot in division 1A, and perhaps a place in a decider further down the road, when they travel to take on Cork in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday (1.45pm).

Currently level on six points with Tipperary, Galway are behind on the head-to-head tie-breaker after the defeat in Semple Stadium. As a result they will need to better Tipperary’s result away to Waterford, a match which takes place at the same time in Walsh Park.

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Changes ahead for Connacht as season ends on a high note

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Connacht, in producing a 26-19 bonus-point home victory, showcased the best of attack and defence in each half for a positive end to their season.

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Galway athletes make impressive return to competition

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Galway athletes produced some outstanding performances in Dangan at the first open athletics competition this year.

The returning Emma Moore of GCH was impressive in the women’s 800m, winning in 2.14, while Craughwell AC's Jack Miskella ran 1.55 to win the men’s 800.

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Galway camogie to meet fellow group winners Cork

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Defending champions Galway are looking to book their place in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League final on Sunday when they take on Cork in the semi-final in Nowlan Park Kilkenny (5pm).

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Galway ladies’ league hopes undone by Donegal

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Galway senior ladies came out on the wrong side of a Donegal outfit that was in devastating form in their final Lidl National League division one group game in Tuam Stadium.

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Caulfield looks forward to spectators' return to Eamonn Deacy Park

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Eamonn Deacy Park provides the backdrop for a vital SSE Airtricity League first division encounter between Galway United and Athlone Town tomorrow evening (7.45pm).

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Trill eager to develop young talent

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Galway WFC has appointed Phil Trill as youth development manager.

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Dacia launches new Sandero models

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Dacia says its new Sandero and Sandero Stepway models embody its DNA.

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Summer time - make the driving safe and easy

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

This is the time of year when families pack up the cars and head off on summer holidays, living in hope that summer sunshine will arrive.

But high temperatures and the busy roads of summer also can put extra demands on cars and drivers. Kevin Burke Tyres has put together a few tips for readers to reduce the risk of breakdowns and keeps stress levels to a minimum.

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Electric Skoda Enyaq iV to arrive here from June

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

The electric Skoda Enyaq iV has made its debut in Irish showrooms. It is Skoda’s first fully electric vehicle that was revealed last September.

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Ford Mustang Mach 1 has touched down

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

The first deliveries of the new Ford Mustang Mach 1, the most track-focused Mustang offered to customers in Europe, are now underway.

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Waterford clash provides O'Neill with ideal chance to settle on key combinations

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

The Galway senior hurlers will hopefully play their last game of the year behind closed doors this Sunday when Waterford visit Pearse Stadium (3.45pm).

Both sides still have a credible chance of topping Group A, and, as a second last opportunity to give players game time ahead of a Leinster semi-final, this match may be the perfect timing for Shane O’Neill to send out as close to his strongest 15 as possible, even if only until the three-quarter mark.

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Aki reaches the 'pinnacle' with Lions' selection

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Lions' selection was never part of Bundee Aki's plans when he first moved to Galway in 2014, attracted by Pat Lam's vision for Connacht.

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