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Clareman wins a third Galway race

Michael Shannon of St John’s AC in Clare took a third Galway victory in a week in the Boston Scientific Charity race last Tuesday. Shannon won comfortably in 15.49, with Matt Bidwell of GCH second in 15.56 and Keith Lynch of BMOH third in 16.12

Bidwell finishes second in 10k

Galway City Harriers’ top road runner Matt Bidwell took second place in the 26th annual Clare River Harriers 10k road race on Saturday.

Four hundred turn out for Club Vitae 5k Coast Road Run

Close to 400 people took part in the Club Vitae 5k Coast Road Run, which took place last week in aid of Western Alzheimer’s.

One thousand step out for Fields of Athenry

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Galway Olympian Paul Hession was on hand to present the winners of this year’s Fields of Athenry 10km.

Big performances in Achill Half Marathon

The Achill Half Marathon took place in breezy conditions with more than 1,000 finishers. The excitement was tangible and Keel was awash with colour and crowds last Saturday. Congratulations go to Michael Shannon, who set a new course record at 1 hour, 11 minutes, 56 seconds in breezy conditions. The first woman to cross the finish line, and this was not her first win in Achill, was Fionnuala Doherty in 1 hour, 29 minutes, 43 seconds.

Big cheer for local runners

Matt Bidwell of GCH and Jane-Ann Healy of Athenry AC were the first local runners home in the Craughwell AC 10-mile road race.

Revolutionary Road

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If there ever was a film to portray the boring monotonous hell of life in surburbia, or should I say disturbia, then Revolutionary Road is it. Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet are back together again and on form as their characters struggle to do the unthinkable - do what they want to do, not what society demands.

Rastrelli Cello Quartet at Ballina Arts Centre

Music fans are in for a real treat on Wednesday April 29, when the Rastrelli Cello Quartet bring their mix of classical, jazz and Latin American music to Ballina Arts Centre. The Quartet - Kira Kraftzoff, Kirill Timofeev, Misha Degtiareff, Sergio Drabkine, all cello – present a heady mix of styles and genres. With pieces by Astor Piazzolla, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sulchan Zinzadze, Billy Strayhorn, Alfred Schnittke, Jimmy Forrest and Modest Mussorgsky amongst others, the result has to be heard to be believed.

 

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