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Walk through scenic Connemara for Cancer Care West

Salthill Rotary is organising a 10k walk through one of the most scenic routes in Connemara on Saturday in aid of Cancer Care West’s support centre.

Charity bike run

A charity motorcycle run will take place on Sunday to raise funds for Galway hospice.

Welcome Rith 2010 when it passes through your town

Rith 2010, the 1,600km relay run around Ireland, involving thousands running “ar son na Gaeilge” with the specially designed baton, holding a secret message from the President of Ireland, is coming to Galway next week.

Galway walking club holds twelfth annual marathon

The Galway walking club will endure 26 miles in its annual marathon, with 20 counties being represented and participants from Poland, USA, Japan, and Germany.

Ramble around Connemara

The Galway Walking Club will hold its 12th annual marathon on the Western Way in Connemara on Saturday August 9. Registration will take place from 7am on the day at the Community Centre, Maum Bridge, Connemara before walkers are transported by bus departing at 8am sharp to the starting point approximately six miles west of Leenane at Our Lady of the Wayside Church.

Champion box player to teach in Westport

All-Ireland champion accordion player Daragh Healy will run an eight-week introduction to accordion playing course in Westport over the next two months. Healy is regarded as one of the best young box players in the country, having secured first place in the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil on the box in 2007.

Award winning Beauty Queen comes to the Watergate

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Described as a play that is deeply moving, combining comedy, tragedy and horror, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane will leave such a deep impression, that audiences will be left contemplating the plot for days after the event.

The Galway Ingredient

Take 10 very talented local chefs, add one Euro-toques organisation, mix in a dollop of creativity and generously sprinkle with passion, to create one very tasty and impressive pocket-sized recipe publication entitled The Galway Ingredient.

Selling Connemara to the Germans

The beauty of Connemara is being sold to the Germans in a bid to boost tourism in Ireland.

Tough five mile event in Leenane

In wet and windy Leenane on Sunday, Brendan Gill (Mayo AC) was the winner of a tough five mile race. The local terrain was hard enough, but gales and rain made it doubly difficult. Gill finished in 31.28, a great time in the circumstances. The Westport man is having a brilliant first season with Mayo AC, winning silver medals in both the National half and full marathons as part of their successful o-35 team. Other brave Mayo AC souls among the finishers in Leenane were Jimmy Feeney, PJ Hall and that man again, Christy O'Malley now heading towards completing 70 races before the end of 2009. The race was organised by the Leenane/Maam Branch of the Red Cross to raise funds for upkeep of an ambulance.


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