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Local group keen to restore Quiet Man cottage to its former glory

A local group is appealing to the Galway County Council to put a preservation order on a house made famous by a 1951 blockbuster.

Connacht juniors claim first interpro title with Grand Slam

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Connacht have made an historical breakthrough in Irish rugby with the junior XV claiming their first interprovincial crown.

Connacht juniors look ahead to Leinster

Connacht Juniors take on Leinster in the second junior interprovincial rugby fixture at Creggs on Saturday (2.30pm) in the hopes of re-staking a claim for this year’s title.

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•The annual Salthill-Knocknacarra Juvenile Hurling table quiz takes place in Sheridan’s bar, Knocknacarra on March 25 at 8pm. Tables of four cost €40 with prizes for first, second and third places. There will be a raffle on the night and finger food will be provided. All monies will go directly to the Salthill Knocknacarra juvenile hurling fund to assist with travel expenses, the provision of team gear, and the general running of the juvenile hurling club.

Blues unlucky in lively draw.

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Rangers strike late to earn draw

Two goals in the last 10 minutes saw Corrib Rangers pick up an unlikely point in a game played in terrible conditions on Sunday morning in Tuam.

The mighty men of Menlo

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July 4 1929 was an important day in the history of rowing in this country, and particularly in this part of the country, because that was the day that Emmetts Rowing Club from Menlo brought the first senior eights championship trophy to Galway. Almost all the members of the crew were native Irish speakers and all lived locally and worked by the river. During a very wet spring when they could do very little farmwork, someone suggested to them that as boatmen, if they were all put into a racing eight, they would be able to take on any crew.

 

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