A sporting life to cherish

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Galway sporting communities are mourning the loss of Micheal (Mick) Grealish, a much-loved and respected sports personality who passed away last week.

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2021 Galway 5km Series

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

The 2021 Galway 5k Series is almost sold out, with more than 900 entries now taken up for this year’s virtual series.

The series of five 5k races is taking place over five weeks in May and early June. The series sees runners put themselves against the clock rather than other competitors, and continues to prove popular.

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Galway rowers add silver as the hunt for Olympic qualification continues

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Galway's two women elite rowers are getting closer to their Olympic dream after celebrating more success on the European stage at the weekend.

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Thriving through Digital Transformation is theme of AtlanTec Festival 2021

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

itag has announced Thriving through Digital Transformation as the theme of AtlanTec Festival 2021.

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Online event about Parks and Gardens in Springtime

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Parks and Gardens in Springtime is an online event organised by Cllr Martina O’Connor Chairperson of The Climate, Environment, Recreation and Amenity SPC of Galway City Council, taking place tonight Thursday April 15 at 7.30 pm.

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Clubs need to be diligent when dealing with heading in games and training, says former Collingwood Cup coach

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

John Clarke, who guided NUI Galway to two Collingwood Cup victories in the 90s, believes football coaches need to be extremely diligent when dealing with heading in the game.

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St Jarlath’s and St Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union introduce a new full-service current account

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Today both St Jarlath’s and St Anthony’s & Claddagh Credit Union are introducing a new full-service Current Account.

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Oranmore-Maree sports development

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

Oranmore-Maree GAA One Club has launched a fundraising competition for its planned sports centre of excellence at Renville with the winning prize a new Ford Puma ST-Line X Hybrid.

Plans for the new Renville Sports & Community Grounds include a number of all-weather and full size pitches to serve the sporting needs of the area, and benefiting members of Oranmore-Maree GAA Club, camogie, and Naomh Mhuire Ladies' Football Club (Oranmore-Maree GAA One Club).

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Brendan Guerin - a Galwegian gentleman

Thu, Apr 08, 2021

Galwegians mourned the loss of another rugby great with the recent passing of Brendan Guerin.

A former Galwegian RFC, Connacht and Irish player, Brendan was one of life's real gentlemen, modest about his accomplishments, and a man of great kindness.

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Carolan in search for pastures not so green

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

Nigel Carolan, always steeped in green, takes flight after some 26 years with Connacht to become a better coach.

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Connacht's target moves to Challenge Cup

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Connacht return to European Challenge Cup rugby and there are real hopes it could provide the impetus for the club to win silverware this season.

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McGrath and Healy rewarded with All Star awards

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Two Galway camogie players have been selected on the illustrious All Stars team this season.

Corner back Shauna Healy and corner forward Orlaith McGrath are the two selected from this year's team that lost to Kilkenny in the All Ireland final.

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Connacht secure Champions Cup with two games to spare

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

"Marching in the right direction" is Connacht coach Andy Friend's description of recent results against Munster.

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'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.

Launched in partnership with healthcare provider UPMC, the ‘Be Ready to Play’, programme will be delivered via webinars, website programmes, instructional videos, and live online sessions.

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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.

Under the motion, which was passed at last weekend's GAA Congress, Galway football would need to lose two teams from the senior structure to meet the maximum requirement of 16 teams, but Galway hurling - as the second biggest senior championship in Ireland - would be required to lose eight teams to adhere to the newly-imposed edict.

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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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