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Time flies. It is 11 years since Galway opted to play in the Leinster Championship, initially on a trial basis of three years. A big leap for Galway hurling at the time, which had been resisted by many, it is now an accepted system for Galway. It has not been all plain sailing, such as the lack of home games, request for equal financial status and representation on the Leinster Council, but on the field Galway has contested seven finals and won the title final three times. The 2018 Leinster round-robin game between Galway and Kilkenny at Pearse Stadium in Salthill was Galway’s first home Leinster Championship match. It was the first provincial championship game, excluding the Connacht championship, to take place in County Galway since 1965.
A number of Athlone based personnel successfully completed the NISO ‘Introduction to Occupational Health and Safety’ in Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) and were awarded certification at a presentation held in the Prince of Wales Hotel.
All roads lead to the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick tomorrow afternoon as Mayo look to get their championship campaign back on track.
Isn’t this May/June weather just glorious? Heavy, verdant growth everywhere, birds working overtime thrilling and singing to all and sundry as they wheel around the sky, young children out playing with their bicycles, balls and all the outdoor pursuits they can.
A classroom behaviour game which is being tested in Westmeath primary schools, including St Paul’s NS in Athlone, has reported a 58 per cent reduction in children’s off-task behaviours.
The writing was on the wall for his competitors since early morning. When Joe Healy started to poll strongly in Munster, which should have been the stronghold of Kerry native Flor McCarthy, the signs were ominous for the Kenmore man, and the IFA presidential race's third competitor, Laois native Henry Burns. The Athenry man was surging ahead before any box in Galway was opened, which was always going to have a significantly positive bearing on his final tally.