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Thornton claims Ironman podium finish

Galway's Kevin Thornton took a podium finish in the Dublin Ironman on Sunday, claiming third place despite suffering a puncture  during the 90 kilometre bike leg.

Glorious sunshine sees thousands turn out to support successful Galway Bay Swim

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Thousands of people descended on Salthill on Saturday to support the 10th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim in aid of Cancer Care West. The swim, which attracted swimmers from across Ireland, UK, Australia, the US, and Scandinavia, saw some 85 swimmers take to the waters in Co Clare before embarking on the 13km swim across to Blackrock Diving Tower

Galway's Kevin Thornton triumphs in Lough Cutra triathlon

Galway Triathlon Club's Kevin Thornton was triumphant in the longest race at Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon, in Gort on Sunday.  

Galway chef Jp McMahon to speak at Ballymaloe Literary Festival

Galway chef, Jp McMahon has been announced as a speaker at the prestigious Ballymaloe Literary Festival.

GMIT Foodie Forum to merge with Gastronomy West to hold largest culinary event in the region

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Following two successful events in 2012 and 2013, the Foodie Forum is to return to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology on Tuesday February 3. This hugely successful event, the only one of its kind in an educational environment, is already attracting significant interest from chefs, food producers, craft brewers, restaurateurs, and culinary enthusiasts from around the country.  

Blacksod Point Challenge triathlon attracts three hundred competitors to Erris

The fog cleared just in time for 300 competitors from all over Ireland to descend on Blacksod for the highly successful Blacksod Point Challenge triathlon, which was won by Kevin Thornton of Base2Race who left the field behind him and broke the course record.

Bake Fest Galway worth €1 million to economy

Some 10,000 visitors are set to arrive in the city this coming weekend for Bake Fest Galway, with an estimated €1 million to be injected into the local economy.

Foodies flock to Galway for Oyster Festival seafood trail

Seafood lovers are in for a treat as the city of the Tribes ‘Seafood Trail’ comes alive as part of the 59th Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival.

Fabulous food demos lined up for Oyster Festival

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This year’s Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival will feature a series of fabulous food demos from a host of culinary experts.

Twenty countries set to shuck it out at World Oyster Opening Championships

As host city for the Oyster Olympics, Galway is set to welcome national champions from 20 countries, all competing for the ultimate crown of World Oyster Opening Champion on Saturday September 28.

 

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