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Pearse Stadium, Páirc an Phiarsaigh

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Sixty six years ago this week, on June 16 1957, Pearse Stadium opened.

‘Learn Our Anthem’ sporting awareness initiative supported by the GAA is launched

“Our anthem is a part of who we are. Amhrán na bhFiann is an integral part of a GAA match day and it is a special occasion when sung by a packed crowd at a game. Promoting an understanding of and appreciation and respect for our anthem is extremely important and is greatly appreciated” - GAA President, Larry McCarthy

University of Galway teams up with Connacht GAA to host first CAO and sports information evening

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A special information evening taking place at the University of Galway Connacht GAA Air Dome next week will have a dual focus - sports opportunities at University of Galway, and preparing for CAO.

Galway prepare for rematch with Kilkenny in Leinster final

Galway qualified for their ninth Leinster championship final with quite a bit to spare (0-27 to 0-21) last Saturday evening in Pearse Stadium, as Conor Whelan’s second half haul of five points helped propel the Tribesmen to victory over Dublin.

Athenry Credit Union backs Galway Ladies Gaelic Football Association

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The Galway Ladies Gaelic Football Association has announced that Athenry Credit Union has become the main sponsor for the Galway Ladies U16 intercounty football team.

Pres Athenry girls win All Ireland

Presentation Athenry bridged a 44 years’ gap when they produced a dominant performance to win the Tesco All-Ireland Corn Sceilge Senior A final for the fourth time on Saturday.

Clubs benefit from sports grant

Athenry Golf Club is to benefit from the Government’s new funding package for community sports.

March 1875 - Smallpox in Athenry

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On March 2 1875, the medical officer of the Athenry Dispensary District, Dr WJ Leonard, wrote an urgent letter to the Local Government Board (LGB) in Dublin, regretting to report a ‘very bad case of smallpox’ which had come into his district the previous day. He briefly described how it was discovered:

The student council at Coláiste Éinde

Every year in Coláiste Éinde the students elect a team of their peers across all years to form the student council. Our role as the student council is to work on ideas and initiatives which will benefit student experience of school life. Since September we have been busy working on projects such as participating in ‘Come In’ week to educate students about the LGBTQI+ community, and recommending changes in relation of other aspects of school life. We strive to not only make a difference in our school but encourage positive change in our greater community.


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