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Veronica Burke of Ballinasloe and District AC took pride of place at the All Ireland Junior and u23 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Athlone on Sunday.
Specsavers opened its latest store at the Galway Shopping Centre, Headford Road last week creating five new jobs for the area and making it the 48th Specsavers store to open in Ireland.
The Galway senior football team played in four All-Ireland finals in a row from 1963 to 1966. They lost the first one to Dublin but achieved a magnificent three in a row in 1964, 1965, and 1966. They were not the only Galway team to do so as the New York Galway senior hurling team managed a similar treble, winning the New York Championship in 1964, ‘65, and ’66.
The senior hurling championship has been thrown into chaos following the decision of the Disputes Resolution Authority last weekend to quash the Galway CCC’s ruling removing Turloughmore from the senior championship.
Galway City Harrier Nicola Duncan has been selected to compete for Ireland in the European Athletics Championships
After all the talk of Hawkeye, objections, appeals and the DRA over the past few weeks, the news came through on Tuesday morning that Limerick's appeal against the result from the All-Ireland minor hurling semi-final had been rejected.
The Galway senior hurlers start their 2013 league campaign this Sunday in Pearse Stadium (2pm), and they do so in the best possible way, with a home game against All-Ireland and league champions Kilkenny.
It is hoped that Ireland will be the prospective host country for the 2023 Rugby World Cup and should that application prove to be successful, games may be featured in Pearse Stadium throughout the tournament. The Galway County Board has showed its support by adopting a motion issued by the Salthill/Knockacarra club regarding the usage of Pearse Stadium in this competition.
More than 42,000 Galway hurling fans are expected to travel eastwards this weekend for the All-Ireland hurling final replay in a bid to witness the ending of a quarter century of disappointment.
The GAA' s new health and fundraising initiative Off the Booze and On the Ball will be launched by the Galway County Board tomorrow (Friday) at 7.45pm in the Loughrea Hotel.