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KPMG in Galway has returned as the main sponsor for a second year for a girls’ soccer academy that is being run in Galway. The Academy, which is being run by former Ireland underage international, Emer Flatley, has seen its numbers of participants increase from just eight girls to almost 200 over the past year.
At what age did you start playing? I was 23 and had just moved to Dublin after my Masters. I was always interested in playing, but never really had the chance to before. A friend from college had started playing on her year abroad and got me to join when she came home. Best thing I ever did.
Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Aengus O’Rourke, has lauded the work ethos of former Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Tony Holohan, as he departed his post last week to care for his ill wife.
Buccaneers RFC mourns the recent passing of Dan O’Dowd. Dan was Senior captain of Athlone Rugby Football Club for the seasons 1963/66, the first player to skipper the club for three years. Sincere condolences are extended to his wife Emer, sons Shane and Alastair, and extended family. May he rest in eternal peace.
Betty Moran was born in Tinnamuck in 1948 to Maggie and Patsy Mcloughlin and in 1973 married Johnny Moran from Doon following which they had three children Liz, Mags and John.
Long-serving Corofin footballer Kieran Fitzgerald may have called time on his playing career, but there are hopes the 39-year-old will continue his involvement with his home club.
BALLET HAS long been a Cinderella of Irish arts and very few Irish dancers have achieved international prominence. Yet 17-year-old ballerina Emer Lenihan, from Claregalway, looks set to buck that trend and go to the top of this demanding profession.
Galway’s vibrant theatre festival returns for its 10th year this week, showcasing more of the unique and exciting talent from the West’s performance scene.
Members of Galway Fire Service, An Garda Síochana, the RNLI and Connacht Rugby Academy came together last weekend for a special ‘Super Hero Day’ to meet the children who have been attending the Niall Tomkins Memorial Kids Club, organised by the children’s charity Hand in Hand http://www.handinhand.ie/. Hand in Hand provide much needed services to families in Galway and around the country who have a child going through the trauma of childhood cancer.