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The annual BPW summer lunch which took place in the Ardilaun Hotel last Friday, and was kindly sponsored by RDJ Glynn, certainly was a unique occasion as BPW Galway celebrated 25 years since being founded in Galway by Breda Ryan and her committee, and has gone from strength to strength since then. On that morning Breda and John Ryan unveiled a plaque to commemorate the establishment of the club.
A well-known Shannonbridge publican was fined a total of €1,250 in the Athlone District Court this week (February 16), after being found guilty of being open after hours on two occasions, including the night the local club were on RTE’s Celebrity Bainisteoir.
The joint club AGM election of officers is as follows: president Tom Rothwell. Election of committee men’s club: Captain Michael Healy, vice captain Noel Brennan, ex officio Joe O’Donnell. Ladies’ club captain Margaret Furlong, vice captain Helen Dunne, ex officio Claire Dowling, hon secretary Marnie Brennan, hon treasurer Ger Mullane. Election of committee members Terry Brennan, Michael Doheny, Betty Owens, John Dooley, Martin O’Donnell, and Mary Brophy.
Pin Killers were the front runners for much of the Tuesday Trios Bowling League at KBowl but they were pushed all the way and had to dig deep in the end. On Tuesday night they were crowned champions and received the €600 prize money for first place.
Despite the weather the penultimate round of the Tuesday Trios Bowling League took place in KBowl on Tuesday night. The clash of the top two Pin Killers and The A Team will take place later in the week.
The Autumn meeting of the Galway Races begins this Saturday August 28 for three days. One of the highlights of the racing festival will be the Ardilaun Hotel-listed Oyster Stakes,which is now in its nineteenth year, takes place on the last day of the races, Monday August 30. The Ryan family of the Ardilaun Hotel first became associated with this prestigious race in 1991 and have continued their support over the years.
The 32nd Annual Festival of Golf started with great excitement last weekend. The initial event as always was the four person team event which ran over Friday and Saturday and this event was followed on Sunday with a men’s 18h singles stableford.
Results from the men’s fourball international pairs are as follows: 1 Gerry Mealy and Martin Buggy 43 points; 2 Paul Campion and Derek Campion 42 points back 9.
The opening of a high-tech new business centre in Kilkenny demonstrates the ‘positive’ outlook for enterprise in the city, according to Alison McGrath, CEO of Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce.
The Mayo Stages Rally 2010 proved to be extremely tough for all competitors, especially for all the local crews. Out of the 26 local starters only 16 made it back to the McWilliam Park Hotel. A testament to how challenging the event was. First Mayo crew home were Mervyn and Derek Deane from Williamstown in their class 13 Ford Mark 2 Escort. They finished the day in 13th overall and third in class. An excellent result considering the stiff competition. Mervyn also picked up the coveted Eddie O’Hora memorial for the fastest Mayo modified crew home.