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Olympic and World champion to answer questions while in Galway

Kenya's David Rudisha, the current Olympic 800m champion and world record holder, and Brother Colm O'Connell, coach to 25 world champions and five Olympic champions, will participate in various activities in the city from September 11 to 16.

NUI Galway researchers publish book on fungal diagnostics

Two NUI Galway researchers have published a book on fungal diagnostics, detailing innovative methods for rapid, accurate detection of these potentially life threatening infections.

Pig out at the Monster Organic Ball and save the lives of thirty-seven kids

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Galway has always been a town to do things a little differently, and raising money for a good cause is no exception. Instead of a restrained black tie affair, Galway's Monster Organic Ball is a thoroughly enjoyable celebratory event, combining an enormous as-much-as-you-can-eat organic banquet, full free bar, and 10 hours of live music, entertainment and dancing.

Stars take Metre to a Mile challenge for GOAL

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Pictured offering their support to the ‘Metre to a Mile’ fundraising event to be held in the Kingfisher Clubs next Friday November 21 were Matthew Clancy of the Galway Senior Football team and Eugene Cloonan of the Galway Senior Hurling Team. ‘Metre to a Mile’ is held in aid of GOAL with in excess of €42,000 being raised last year. The funds raised from this year’s event are going towards building houses in Uganda for people affected by AIDS and homelessness in one of the poorest countries in the world.

SPORTS SHORTS

•A new race on the Galway athletic calendar has been scheduled for Castledaly in south Galway on Sunday (2pm). Organised with co-operation from Craughwell AC and AAI approved, the race will be run on the Gort to Loughrea road, with race headquarters at the local St Thomas GAA Club. This race is being organised in support of AIDS Partnership with Africa, a charity with which many locals have become actively involved. Local organiser Marguerite Brady says: "We know that we're the new kids on the block, but we hope to put on a well-organised race that will be suitable for all standards of runners to enjoy. “ Online entry for the race is now open at www.RunIreland.Com.

 

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