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The Claddagh is Galway’s most historic district, its foundation pre-dating that of the city, and it has always been proud of its native traditions and identity. Yet not only is the Claddagh a vivid link to Galway’s ancient past; the Claddagh National School, with its multi-racial student population, symbolises the cosmopolitan Galway of today while preparing its pupils for the Galway of tomorrow.
In what was his second start for Ireland, former Buccaneers and current Connacht out half, Jack Carty, akin to his international teammates, experienced the Brave Blossoms second half brunt as they succumbed to the host nation challenge on Saturday morning.
We will begin this column with our take on the rugby match last Saturday between Ireland and Japan. Firstly, in my opinion, Ireland did not play badly, but yet Japan played a terrific game.
I wonder who were the more satisfied people last weekend: was it the Irish rugby team after their win in Japan, or Anna May McHugh and the organisers of the National Ploughing Championships?
An evening of inspiration and empowerment will take place in the surrounds of the Athlone Springs Hotel on Friday, October 4.
World Cup year again, and everyone remembers Connacht's march to a first major trophy four season ago.
The public have really got behind Connacht Rugby side this season with record numbers expected though the gates and renewal rates of season tickets on a par with the unforgettable title-winning season of 2016.
Connacht Rugby's head coach Andy Friend says he was "gutted" scrumhalf Kieran Marmion missed out on making the final 31 of Joe Schmidt's World Cup squad.
Are you planning a dream holiday, a family getaway, honeymoon, a beautiful European or worldwide cruise, or an exciting adventure tour? Then the Holiday & Honeymoon Expo in the Salthill Hotel, Galway on Sunday September 22 from 12 noon to 5pm, hosted by Galway’s expert travel agencies Fahy Travel and Corrib Travel, is the place to be.
Athlone’s sporting prowess will be to the fore on the world stage following the landmark inclusion of former Buccaneers players, Robbie Henshaw and Jack Carty in the Ireland rugby squad prior to the start of the World Cup in Japan on Friday, September 20.