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Majority of adults suffer in silence from digestive discomfort

A national attitudinal survey about Irish adults’ digestive health conducted on behalf of Danone Activia has found that the majority of Irish adults are suffering in silence from digestive health issues despite the fact that poor digestive health can potentially lead to more serious health issues.

Wegians surprise unbeaten Buccs to win u-16 title

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Connacht duo to line out for Wegians in local derby

Connacht’s two division one rivals, Galwegians and Buccaneers, meet in their AIB League local derby clash on Saturday in Dubarry Park (2.30pm).

City clubs revive Glynn Cup in Festival of Rugby

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Connacht rugby clubs Galwegians and Corinthians are renewing a long-time rivalry with a new Festival of Rugby to take place on St Patrick’s Day.

The Glynn Cup, 50 years on

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Johnny Glynn was only 46 when he died on January 10 1959, midway through his term as president of the Irish Rugby Football Union. He was a director of Glynn’s famous fancy goods and toy shop on William Street (where you could buy tickets for rugby internationals). He was educated at the Bish, played rugby for Galwegians and Connacht (12 caps), became a well known referee, served in various offices including president of his club, and dedicated himself to the advancement of the game of rugby in Connacht. He was a modest man who preferred to work away in the background and demanded only that there be no departure from the spirit of the game, no lapse from the fundamental decency of rugby football.

 

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