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Athlone student chosen to represent Westmeath on novel ‘Ireland’s Ball’

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Athlone student and Buccaneers club player, Fionn McDonnell, is the envy of many rugby supporters, as his fingerprints adorn ‘Ireland’s Ball’, which will be formally presented to the Irish senior rugby squad prior to their departure for the World Cup in Japan.

Galwegian heroes celebrate after conquering English Channel

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There were great scenes at Blackrock on Sunday as locals turned out to celebrate the homecoming of two Galwegians who had completed the English channel swim.

Ain't no mountain high enough

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For most people, retirement brings thoughts of putting one’s feet up and forgetting the stresses and strains of work. Not so retired rugby player Damian Browne. Since hanging up his boots four years ago the Galwayman has taken on a series of extreme endurance challenges that make the bruising world of professional rugby seem like a walk in the park.

Conquer your personal Everest in 2019

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O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers will host a talk by renowned businessman, philanthropist, and mountaineer John Burke next week.

Everest mountaineer Stelfox to enthral audiences at Connemara Sea Week

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The first Irishman to climb Mount Everest Dawson Stelfox is among the amazing adventurers set to enthral audiences as the biggest celebration of Ireland’s coastal communities’ is set to kick off next month in Connemara.

Culinary, angling and musical feast in Ballina as Food Fleadh aligns with Other Voices

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Food Fleadh Ballina makes a welcome return for its fifth year, with an expanded four-day programme planned from Thursday, September 27 to Sunday, September 30, to coincide with Other Voices Ballina.

Gavan commences epic Atlantic row

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Galway man Gavan Hennigan has begun his biggest adventure to date, a solo row across the Atlantic as part of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.

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In comedy, there is often truth and wisdom. In the ability to laugh at ourselves, we find nuggets about life.

End of year 5,000km Atlantic row for Gavan

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Galway man Gavan Hennigan is preparing for his biggest adventure to date, a solo row across the Atlantic as part of the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge.

Athlone RSC launches ‘Channel Swim Challenge’ in aid of Pieta House

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Athlone Regional Sports Centre’s (RSC) ‘Swim for Life’ Team recently launched this year’s Swim Challenge, which offers participants the chance to traverse the Channel in the comfort of the Athlone RSC 25m pool. The challenge takes place across 10 weeks between November and January.

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