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Connacht’s Conroy flying high in world sevens

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Former Connacht Academy player Jordan Conroy is flying high on the World Rugby Seven series.

Galway couple stranded in South African lockdown

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A Galway couple have been left stranded in South Africa due to a government enforced lockdown of the country’s borders in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19.

John Devoy's epic solo journey

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JOHN DEVOY, author of the acclaimed 'alternative' travel book, Quondam: Travels In A Once World, will be in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop to sign copies of the book on Friday November 8.

Top travel trends for 2019 from Corrib Travel

Have you thought about which holiday destination you would like to try in 2019? Whether you would love to tick a destination off your bucket list or simply head somewhere new, it is never too late to start planning, the following are just some of the most popular holiday destinations, predicted to be among the travel trends for 2019.

Nasty women, corrupt men, wedding disasters, and war

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A POSSESSIVE woman, a screwball crime comedy, French workers versus capitalism, Finnish soldiers in WWII, corrupt politicians, and the bad tempered boss of a catering company - the Subtitle - European Film Festival is coming to town.

Life changing Sirius Awakening seminar at Sheraton Athlone

Ronan Rooney brings Sirius Awakening to the Sheraton Hotel Athlone on Saturday, January 26. The powerful speaker says his mission is to help people to recognise their Authentic Self, have the courage to embrace change and inspire them to be the best expression they can be.An appropriate and positive manner in which to start the new year.

Connacht ready for Cheetahs and Bloemfontein

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Connacht coach Andy Friend says his players are ready for whatever the Cheetahs and the conditions of Bloemfontein will throw at them whenever kick-off comes around on Saturday at the Toyota Stadium.

Lady Mary Heath in ‘The Swamp’

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Lady Mary Heath was a famous pioneering pilot. She was born in Knockaderry near Newcastle West, Co Limerick, in 1896. She was an accomplished sportswoman who helped introduce women’s track events to the Olympics. The 1920s was an era when the world seemed to have gone aviation mad, thanks to the exploits of Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. In 1927, Lady Mary became the first woman to hold a commercial licence in Britain, the first woman to parachute out of an aircraft, and the first pilot to fly a small open-cockpit plane from Cape Town to London. She set records for altitude in a small plane. For much of the 1920s she was one of the best known women in the world, brave, determined, and accomplished.

Gary the great — Galwayman’s magnificent seven wins World Marathon Challenge

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Galway athlete Gary Thornton crowned a remarkable week when he was named 2018 World Marathon Challenge men’s champion after winning the final leg of seven marathons in Miami on Tuesday night.

Galway-inspired global organ donor event to be held in Salthill today

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Galway will be among a number of cities participating today (Nov 30) in an Irish-led global commemorative event taking place at which organ donors and their families will be remembered, and their generosity acknowledged. This global event involves an inter-city gifting of stone sculpted candles, symbolising the light of humanity shone through donation, and will also include the reading of an open letter expressing the deep sense of appreciation and gratitude felt by society to organ donors and their families.

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