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Glorious sunshine sees thousands turn out to support successful Galway Bay Swim

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Thousands of people descended on Salthill on Saturday to support the 10th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West. The swim, which attracted swimmers from across Ireland, UK, Australia, the US, and Scandinavia, saw some 85 swimmers take to the waters in Co Clare before embarking on the 13km swim across to Blackrock Diving Tower

Young sprinters break three national relay records

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Galway City Harriers claimed five titles at the National Juvenile Relay Championships, breaking three All-Ireland records in the process.

Craughwell sprinter selected for Ireland

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Galway sprinter Conor Duggan of Craughwell AC  has been selected to run for Ireland.

Eddie Moloney - the 'gentleman of Irish trad'

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FRANKIE GAVIN'S first taste of performing in front of an audience was in Corrandulla Town Hall, playing tin whistle, and standing beside him was the man who saw the potential in the youngster - the fiddler and flautist Eddie Moloney.

Eddie Moloney Memorial Concert

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EDDIE MOLONEY a traditional Irish musician extraordinaire, considered to be the best traditional flute player of his time and a formidable violinist, will be celebrated at this year's Galway Sessions Festival.

Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim aims to raise €100k

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The Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim, in aid of Cancer Care West, was officially launched on Saturday May 23, on board L E Orla which was stationed at Galway Docks.

Scenic Clare Island set for 10k for Cancer Care West

Any one of the hundreds of people who have taken part in the annual Clare Island 10k run/walk in aid of Cancer Care West, understand what makes it such a unique event.

Experience the special scenic Clare Island 10k for charity

This year’s Clare Island 10K takes place on Saturday April 18, and a limited number of places are still available.

Bereavement information evening in Castlebar

Anam Cara, the national organisation that provides support services to bereaved parents and families, is hosting a bereavement information evening in the Family Centre, Chapel Street, Castlebar, on Wednesday next (March 25) from 8 to 9.30pm.

CLIMB programme at Tuam Cancer Care Centre helps children come to terms with a parent’s cancer diagnosis

Cancer affects a whole family, not just the person who is ill. Many parents dealing with a cancer diagnosis acknowledge they do not know how to talk to their children about cancer. This breakdown in communication not only heightens the stress and fears of the children, it isolates them and prevents them from being an active member of the family. Participation in the CLIMB programme helps to support communication of these complex feelings, increases the children’s knowledge about cancer, and improves communication between parents and children.


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