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St Thomas’ and Liam Mellows lock horns on Sunday

The appointment of the next Galway senior hurling manager appears to be no closer to a conclusion as 24 clubs prepare for a pivotal round two of the Brooks Group Senior Hurling Championship this weekend.

Salthill and Knocknacarra natives win €20,000 Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Award

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Brandon Blacoe from Salthill and Eibhlin O’Riordan from Knocknacarra, Co Galway, co-founders of ByoWave, have won a place on Social Entrepreneurs Ireland’s Impact Awards programme and secured €20,000 in unrestricted funding for their organisation. ByoWave makes modular, accessible, and customisable video game controllers for people with disabilities, enabling everyone to build their own way to play.

Galway football supporters ready to return as senior football championship begins

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This weekend marks the beginning of the 2021 Claregalway Hotel Galway Senior Football Championship, kicking off later than usual due to the disruption to the football calendar caused by the pandemic.

Two All Ireland titles on the line for Galway hurlers

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With the All-Ireland senior finalists now known after a dramatic weekend of action at Croke Park, the focus of the hurling world over the next few days will turn to Semple Stadium, as Galway hunt for yet more honours at both the minor and U20 age groups.

Joy at Olympic glory for Galway rowers

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Champagne was popped and joyous tears were flowing in Moycullen and Furbo villages last night to celebrate Galway's two Olympic medallists who were part of the never-say-die women's coxless fours team that had the nation on the edge of its seat early on Wednesday morning.

Joe Canning retires from inter-county hurling

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Joe Canning announced his retirement from inter-county hurling yesterday.

Galway ladies advance to quarter-final after second-half goal attack

Three second-half goals in as many minutes put Galway ladies on the road to victory over Donegal in Saturday's All Ireland senior championship round two fixture at Markievicz Park.

Galway's championship hurling hopes on the line against Waterford

Second chances are now a thing of the past as the All-Ireland senior hurling championship ramps up a notch this weekend. Galway and Waterford prepare to lock horns for a coveted quarter-final place on Saturday afternoon in Semple Stadium (2pm).

The Galway minor hurling team, 1941

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For me, hurling is the ultimate game, but it is more than just a game, a team contest of speed, skill, style, hand-eye co-ordination, a national passion which is woven into the social fabric of Irish society, a game that is played for pride, not money, and quintessentially Irish. As a lady once said, “When you think of it, apart from the Irish language, there is nothing more Irish in this country than the game of hurling.” The game has always flourished in Galway and this county has made a major contribution to its history.

Mayo get off to winning ways in championship opener

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Mayo got their All Ireland Senior Football Championship off to a winning start on Saturday last with a hard fought win over Cavan in Sligo.

 

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