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In 1937 County Galway was divided into two constituencies for election purposes, and from then until 1977, when Galway West became a four-seater, this constituency always voted in two Fianna Fáil TDs and one Fine Gael. In 1977 we voted in Bobby Molloy, Bill Loughnane, and John Martin Mannion of Fine Gael.
Both Galway city club senior hurling sides are in second round championship action this Saturday in Kenny Park. And both clubs face formidable opposition in their effort to stay in the 2014 championship race.
The big shock last weekend in the county hurling championship was 8/1 outsiders Tommy Larkins beating 2013 All-Ireland champions St Thomas by 2-15 to 0-19.
Galway open their Leinster championship campaign against Laois on Sunday, and Fergal Moore insists his side needs to be extremely professional and focused in their approach.
St Thomas had a splendid 0-15 to 0-7 victory over Loughgiel Shamrocks (Antrim) in the All-Ireland club semi-final replay last Saturday in Clones.
The St Thomas hurlers and their loyal band of supporters and management team are off to Parnell Park again this Saturday (5.45pm), for the replay of the All-Ireland senior club hurling semi-final.
1. Galway hurlers to win All-Ireland title
In a novel pairing, this Sunday's county senior hurling final sees Loughrea take on newcomers St Thomas at Pearse Stadium (2pm).
It may have taken them a while, but last Sunday in Kenny Park the young guns of St Thomas, who stood up and were counted at key times, were rewarded with a one-point victory (1-16 to 1-15 ) over gallant county champions Gort.
St Thomas v Gort (Kenny Park 1.30pm)