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Let Galway Technical Institute take you further

Galway Technical Institute (GTI) will hold its open day on Tuesday, March 3, from 9am to 4pm. The open day is an opportunity for prospective students to explore the GTI campus and check out the state of the art facilities, find out about the exciting courses on offer, and participate in lively events throughout the college. GTI welcomes both school leavers and mature learners who wish to retrain or upskill.

Minding the back garden

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Michael Moloney has been living and breathing Galway Racecourse for many years now. When he was knee high to a grasshopper, he used to cycle around the course, while his father John, looked after the running of the course. Now, so many years on, Michael still thinks of Ballybrit as a back garden rather than a workplace, such is his passion for that patch of ground that heaves mightily every year and reverberates the Galway economy.

New sense of belief sees stylish Galway storm to third title

A new sense of belief that enabled them to stand firm in the face of adversity was key to Galway’s victory in front of a record crowd at Croke Park on Sunday. With Galway six clear at the break, the never-say Killenny came back to within a couple of scores, but never got closer as a determined Tribeswomen held on to claim the O’Duffy Cup for the third time.

One hundred and fifty years racing at Ballybrit

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We know that horse races were organised in different parts of County Galway from the middle of the 18th century, in places like Kilconnell, Eyrecourt, Rahasane, Ballinasloe, Ballymoe, Carraroe, and Bermingham House near Tuam. They were known as ‘racing matches’. In 1764, there was a five day meeting held at Knockbarron near Loughrea, and between 1829 and 1857, 15 meetings were held in Kiltulla near Ballybrit. In 1867, a series of races was organised at Bushfield near Oranmore.

Digital platform Her.ie to transform Galway Races Best Dressed Ladies event

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Galway Races announced Last evening (Wednesday) that Ireland’s leading digital destination for women, Her.ie will be taking the reins as title sponsor of the 2019 Best Dressed Ladies Competition 2019 on Thursday, August 1. This exciting new sponsorship is part of a three-year deal and marks the 150th anniversary of the iconic summer festival.

Galway Ladies look to secure first silverware of the year

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Galway go in search of their first national league title when they face Cork in Sunday's decider at Parnell Park (4pm).

Official homeless figures in Galway exceed 300

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More than 300 adults are officially homeless in Galway according to the latest figures from the Department of Housing, but the real figure could be higher a local election candidate has warned.

Galway Ladies' unbreaten run broken by Dublin

Galway senior ladies footballers take a break from national league action this weekend to prepare for their final round against Donegal on April 7.

Ballybrit woman serves up a Galway Christmas in her popular Irish cafe in Germany

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They say the Germans invented the Christmas as we know it and thousands of us flock to their cities for its winter traditional markets while we try to replicate them at home.

Galway Advertiser's Best Galway Songs 2018

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GALWAY IS very lucky to have the musicians it has, very fortunate to have the range,diversity and calibre of the muscians who are either from here, or who else choose to live here.

 

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