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The running man

The year 1984 was significant in Irish athletics. It was the year of the Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles. Ireland's John Treacy made history winning silver in the marathon in 2:09:56 - Ireland's 13th Olympic athletics medal. In the 1984 games too it was the first time a women's marathon had been held - Joan Benoit (USA) won in 2:24:52. Just four years before the Dublin Marathon was held for the first time.

Local teenager features in new anti-smoking TV ad

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A local girl, who lost her mother to cancer just over a year ago, features in a new nationwide television ad campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking.

Coyle ‘The Western Warrior’ gears up for world title clash

The west of Ireland is gearing itself up for further boxing success next month when Mayo's own Henry ‘The Western Warrior’ Coyle takes on Italy's Elio Cotena for the WBF Light Middleweight title at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar on Friday August 12.

Dancing at Lughnasa at Town Hall

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TWENTY YEARS after its first staging at the Abbey Theatre, Brian Friel’s classic drama Dancing at Lughnasa comes to the Town Hall next week in an acclaimed new production by Second Age Theatre Company.

The new Fianna Fáil in Galway

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A recently constructed report on the state of the Fianna Fáil organisation in urban areas throughout Ireland told party members something many already knew - cumann are largely inactive or non-existent in cities and large towns.

Raiders target wrong home in midnight attack

An alleged case of mistaken identity saw a Graiguecullen family terrified out of their wits last week.

Raiders still on the loose in Carlow

Despite appeals to the public, gardaí in Carlow are still investigating two armed raids in the town that occurred only weeks apart.

St Michael’s on the road again this Sunday

St Michael’s are on their travels again this Sunday when they face Kilbride at 12.45pm in Hyde Park in the Intermediate Connacht club football final.

Marvellous victory for St Michael’s

St Michael’s GAA club was formed in 1956, and they have had some proud days in the past 52 years. However, few, if any, would have surpassed their achievement last Sunday when they collected their first provincial title in great style.

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