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Galway punters striking it rich with football bets

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A lucky Galway punter has scooped a whopping €206,000 for a measly €1 bet.

Karl Spain - comedy as a vocation and way to survive Christmas

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KARL SPAIN can afford to wear that trademark mischievous smile. The last two years have seen the Limerick comedian enjoying the form of his life and truly hit his stride as anyone who has seen him at either this, or last year’s, Galway comedy festivals will testify.

Galway WFC must get back to basics ahead of Raheny clash

Galway WFC are away for the fourth weekend in a row when they travel to Morton Stadium in Dublin to take on Raheny United on Sunday at 2pm.

So Cow - the long road to The Long Con

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YOUR TWENTIES are not necessarily the best years of your life, certainly not the years between 25 and 29. In a city, your 20s become an extended adolescence, but after the parties and the wildness is over, you reach a crossroads of ‘Thirty is on the horizon - what the hell am I going to do with my life?’

Galway WFC host high-flyers Raheny in cup quarter-final

League and cup champions Raheny United are the visitors to Eamonn Deacy Park on Sunday to do battle with Galway WFC in the FAI Cup quarter-final.

Galway WFC face a tough league opener to UCD

Galway WFC begin their 2014/15 FAI Women’s National League season away to UCD Waves this Sunday in Dublin.

Athlone need Bray victory after Pat’s disappointment

Following two defeats against SSE Airtricity Premier Division title contenders Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic, Athlone Town know that some sort of dividend must be attained at the Carlisle Grounds.

‘You have my number James’

The inclusion of Gavin Duffy in the Mayo senior squad certainly got tongues wagging in the county and several people asked about my opinion on the matter. Gavin Duffy played midfield for the Mayo minors in an All-Ireland final in 1999, which is 15 long years ago. My senior inter county career finished the same year, I wonder would James Horan be interested in a fifth choice goalkeeper; you have my number, James. There is certainly no guarantee a good minor will become an integral part of a senior set up and I have watched many brilliant minors fall by the way side and some weren’t even playing club football by the time they were 22, but in Duffy’s case I’m sure he would have made the grade. The fact that he went on to have a very successful professional rugby career with Connacht and Harlequins reassures me that whatever he put his hand to he would have been a success. There are loads of positives to take from his inclusion in the panel. He has been a professional sportsman for the guts of 15 years so the physique, stamina and temperament are already in place. He is a leader and captained Connacht for many years and his inclusion will lift the tempo at Mayo training and push the existing players that bit further.

McGrath to make the trip to the Euros

The continuing rise of Damien McGrath to the elite level of the game will continue this summer with the north Mayo man whistler heading the European Championships in Poland/Ukraine. McGrath has been appointed to take part in the tournament as an assistant referee which will be another high point to McGrath’s career. He has previously been involved in Champions League and Europa League games and was also involved in the action in the European u21 Championships in Denmark last year.

Catchy melodies and quality menus keep patrons flocking to the Spanish Arch

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The Spanish Arch Bar and Live Venue may have undergone substantial changes in recent years, but all of them appear to have endeared it further to locals and visitors alike. Located in Galway’s Latin Quarter, its wide range of quality food and constant line up of live music have affirmed its status as one of Quay Street’s most renowned establishments.


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