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Damien Dempsey - to the waters and the wild

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THE FIRST time most people heard Damien Dempsey was in 1997, when the late Gerry Ryan played the songwriter's debut single 'Dublin Town' almost continuously on 2FM. It was catchy, but there was nothing to indicate this was the opening salvo from a man poised to become one of Ireland's most gifted songwriters.

Meehan breaks the magic barrier

Galway’s Jane Ann Meehan of Athenry AC produced a superb marathon performance in the Manchester Marathon on Sunday.

Ryan returns to form

Craughwell AC's Gerry Ryan won this year's Martin Egan Memorial 10k, which took place in Beagh/Shanaglish on Sunday.

Community Diary

Easter party for aware

Ready, set, go for the Streets of Galway

The 28th running of the famous Kearney Cyles sponsored Streets of Galway 8k road race takes place this Saturday ( August 10) at 7pm.

Bronze for Craughwell vets

Ladies shine early in season at Tuam 8k

There were a number of Mayo competitors in the recent Tuam 8km event. There was lots of success for Mayo in the women’s event, with Mary Gleeson coming home in first position in a time of 29.38, just one place further back was her Mayo AC team-mate Colette Tuohy in a time of 30.32. In the women’s over 45 category Chris Gallagher from Mayo AC was first home in 33.41, with Pauline Gallagher claiming the W55 win in a time of 34.41 and Margaret Glavey completing the wins for Mayo AC in the W60. Other Mayo AC/Fit4Life finishers in the women’s event were Joan Walsh (35.16), Ann Fahy (36.35), Laura Heneghan (38.32), and Katie Concannon from Ballyhaunis meet and train (43.03).

Hall of Fame honour for Seán Bán Breathnach at PPI Awards

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta’s Seán Bán Breathnach will be inducted as a Hall of Fame award recipient in this year’s Photographic Performance Ireland (PPI) awards tomorrow night. This is the first time that a Hall of Fame shortlist will be included in the award ceremony and this year the event will be held in Lyrath Estate, Kilkenny, on Friday October 12.

Sweltering Conditions for second Great Western Greenway 10K

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The second Great Western Greenway 10k run/walk, co-organised by Mayo Sports Partnership, Westport Leisure Park and Westport Town Council, took place on Saturday May 26 last with more than 300 participants lining up for a 2pm start on the Newport side of the Greenway. According to Mayo Sports Partnership, the event which took place in fantastic weather conditions mainly attracted first time runners of this distance and was an off road trail run/walk.

Galway youngsters qualify in track and field

Galway competitors were to the fore in most events at the Connacht Track and Field u-12 qualifiers in Dangan.

 

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