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Ballinasloe’s Garbally College suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Sligo Grammar in this year’s Connacht Schools Senior Cup Rugby final replay in the Sportsground.
Corinthians head to Thomond Park on Saturday to take on mid-table Shannon in the Ulster Bank League’s division 1b.
A Galway fitness coach who aims to help people achieve success in the popular RTE health and fitness programme Operation Transformation is warning people against giving up too many things as part of their New Year healthy living plan.
Earlier this year Galway Diary discussed the evictions implemented by Marcella Netterville and John Gerrard on their 7,000 acre estate at Ballinlass, near Mount Bellew Co Galway. In 1846 more that 400 families were heartlessly thrown out on the road, without any compensation. The land was being cleared to fatten cattle, which would have been far more profitable than tenants; many of whom, as the Great Famine tightened its terrible grip, were unable to pay their way. The Times of London famously commented that the Ballinlass evictions showed ‘the sublime indifference to social considerations of which no one but an Irish landowner is capable.’
Corinthians RFC takes centre stage on the rugby calendar this weekend when they host their first All Ireland League division 1B fixture at Cloonacauneen.
Four Connacht rugby clubs, Corinthians, Buccaneers, Galwegians and Sligo, are in action on Saturday as the new season’s Ulster Bank League kicks off in Ireland.
St Joseph's College, Garbally, Ballinasloe 11
Galway city’s two All Ireland League rugby clubs Corinthians and Galwegians secured comfortble wins in their division 2A fixtures at the wekeend.
Corinthians secured a 19-7 win against Cashel RFC to maintain their push for the top four in the Ulster Bank League’s division 2A.
Students from Our Lady’s Bower have won the Abbott Runner-up Award at SciFest 2012 held at Athlone Institute of Technology. Cathy McGettigan and Elaine Rushe examined the effects of grooming on the heart rate of Connemara ponies after exercise.