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Cheltenham tips aplenty at Galway preview night

A huge crowd turned out at The Salthill Hotel on Monday night for the annual Cheltenham preview in association with John Mulholland’s bookmakers and Barney Curley’s charity Direct Aid for Africa.

Top female marketers added to digital summit panel

RTÉ digital marketing director Lucy Campbell, and Emer Lawn, director of award winning firm Mediaworks, have been added to the panel of speakers at the first Online Marketing in Galway (OMiG) Digital Summit.

Memorial tribute to Galway woman

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A specially built equine shelter has been opened in India to honour Galway woman Caitriona O’Leary, who died in a horse-riding accident in England two years ago.

Galway householders pass septic tank test

Galway has second highest pass rate in septic tank inspections.

Two hundred new jobs to be created by pharmas in Monksland

Two US biopharmaceutical companies have announced plans to create a combined 200 plus jobs in Athlone.

Taoiseach Kenny in town to lay first brick on massive HP building

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HP Ireland this week announced the formal commencement of the construction phase of its new 89,000 sq. ft. office building in Ballybrit, Galway, at a ceremony attended by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

A classical music day for the city

A DAY of modern classical music for Galway takes place on Saturday February 8, presented by The Concorde Contemporary Music Ensemble and the ConTempo Quartet.

Crokes, lights, and the antics of Curran

As we expected Dr Crokes of Kerry won the Munster club title to set up an All-Ireland semi final with Castlebar Mitchels to be played next February. An old team mate of mine who now plays his club football in Clare told me last week that Cratloe had a fine team and were in no uncertain terms just going to make up the numbers. He advised me to have a bet on Cratloe using the handicap, as I was told there was no chance of them shipping a hiding, he was right and I didn’t listen. Cratloe, who boast seven of the Clare senior hurling team, threw the bookmakers’ odds out the window and went agonisingly close to causing an enormous upset. Any team with a backbone like that will be tough and in physically brilliant shape. I could only imagine the tension and excitement in the Castlebar camp as Cratloe took the lead with four minutes to go. Castlebar should not and will not fear anyone, but they would have loved to see Crokes who were going for a three in a row in Munster beaten. Crokes have an unbelievable team and I am sure they are thinking this is their best chance to win that elusive Andy Merrigan cup. I am sure they took their eye off the ball last Sunday and they got the fright they needed. I was very anxious to hear about Colm Cooper’s red card, to see if he was going to be suspended for the semi final against the Mitchels, thankfully it was just a second yellow. Part of me wanted him suspended (Castlebar would have a much better chance) but the football brain came into action and the most part of me wanted him available to see how he copes against a very good Castlebar defence. If Barry Moran appeals his red card (which he should) I hope it gets overturned as I fully believe his tackle on Karl Mannion merited a yellow card at worst. It would be better for football followers all over the country to see both teams going at it with a full panel to pick from. Dr Crokes players are household names at this stage, more well known than a lot of county players from outside division one. They have three current Kerry players in the Gooch, Kieran O’Leary, and Eoin Brosnan, and two other brilliant forwards in Brian Looney and Daithi Casey. It will be fascinating to see a brilliant forward line going up against a well oiled and organised backline next February, something has to give.

Learn more about arthritis at public information meeting

People can learn more about a condition which affects 25,000 people in Mayo at an information talk being held in the city next week.

Learn more about arthritis at free information talk

People can learn more about a condition which affects 35,000 people in Galway at an information talk being held in the city next week.


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