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Ireland has one of the highest suicide rates in Europe among teenagers and young adults — in a week where rural Galway witnessed yet another high profile death by suicide, following the passing of a young GAA player in the county, it is more important than ever that people reach out and avail of services at their disposal. Mental health does not discriminate and anybody’s mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, or son can be affected.
A fundraising game showcasing Galway’s finest hurling talent will take place in Gort on December 28 to raise money for a new mental health awareness group.
The Galway GAA Annual County Convention will be held tonight, (Thursday), in the Claregalway Hotel, starting at 7.30pm.
Galway manager Anthony Cunningham's synopsis of last Sunday's performance which saw his charges defeat Kilkenny by 3-11 to 0-17 was spot on.
When Kilkenny got on a run in the third quarter the last day, they were driven on by the brilliance of Brian Hogan and Tommy Walsh. Hogan plucked two or three in a row out of the air and you almost feel the intake of breath and anxiety in the Galway crowd in the Hogan Stand.
Coming out of Dublin last Sunday evening on the motorway was a surreal experience. The motorway at 7.30pm was like some kind of mobile car park for Galway supporters as they trekked West after seeing their team play their part in one of the best hurling finals in years.
The Galway u-21 hurlers take on Kilkenny in Thurles (6pm) this Saturday evening in the Bord Gais Energy All-Ireland semi-final. The game is preceded by the other semi-final, between Clare and Antrim at 4pm.
There was a fantastic sense of satisfaction and contentment for Galway fans in Croke Park on Sunday after a five-point victory (0-22 to 0-17) over Cork saw them into the All Ireland final for the first time in seven years.
The Galway senior hurlers must go back to the well this Saturday and produce a big performance when they face Dublin at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise, (4pm) in their relegation play-off.
There was a positive vibe in Pearse Stadium on Sunday after a young and new-look Galway side comprehensively defeated Dublin by 0-20 to 0-13 in the first round of the league.