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Galway athletes gear up for Special Olympics World Games

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This March, five Galway athletes will travel to Abu Dhabi to compete in the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.

Westmeath apprentice a winner at WorldSkills Competition

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Westmeath apprentice Aaron Ronan (construction metal work) has returned from Abu Dhabi with a Medallion for Excellence.

Three films from the Arab Mediterranean

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THE GALWAY Film Society will screen three films in the Town Hall Theatre this weekend, all of them from the southern Mediterranean region.

Three films from the Arab Mediterranean

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THE GALWAY Film Society will screen three films in the Town Hall Theatre this weekend, all of them from the southern Mediterranean region.

Castlebar Golf Club’s ‘Middle East Celts’ Gathering Golf Classic

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Castlebar Golf Club hosted its own Gathering golf event entitled the Middle East Celts Golf Classic. Lady captain Mary Caulfield and her committee drove this project from its inception to reality and it turned out to be a fantastic success with a huge crowd of Celts turning out to play, including US Celts such as James McGovern, Adam Niles, Dave Perez, and Dustin Sparman; Middle East Celts from Dubai including Kevin Burns and Noel Rice; flying Celts including Siobhan Dravins, Albert Dravins, Margaret Reynolds, and Brian Reynolds as well as a large number of local Celts.

The golden dhow that’s bringing Galway and Emirates together

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Abu Dhabi and Galway are being brought closer together thanks to the Volvo Ocean Race and an imaginative spin-off programme that is jointly organised by the Galway Hooker Association and Emirates Heritage Club in the United Arab Emirates.

A little bit of Galway arrives for Irish Day

Yesterday the near century old Galway hooker Nora Bheag, (Little Nora in English), was finally taken out of her container in perfect condition in Abu Dhabi. She arrived safely after an historic voyage that set out from Galway more than eight weeks ago.

Late drama as the race into Abu Dhabi sees rivals split by seconds

Team Telefónica secured overall victory in Leg 2 with a strong second place but there was joy too for Groupama sailing team last night as they notched their first win of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12, snatching top spot ahead of their rivals in the dying moments of the sprint into Abu Dhabi.

Volvo yachts hoisted onto ships as organisers bid to avoid pirates

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THE MILLIONS of euro worth of sailing vessels that comprise the competing boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were delicately loaded onto ships in the Indian Ocean yesterday in a bid to prevent violent pirates from learning the route and attacking the valuable vessels as they edge slowly closer to the finishing line in Galway next summer.

US Embassy to sponsor July fourth celebrations during Volvo stopover

Let’s Do It Global have unveiled ambitious plans for the final leg of the 2012 Volvo Ocean Race which is expected to cost €4.5 million.

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