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Four Galway-born first cousins are climbing Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Alan's sister Miriam Kerins, along with cousins Aoife Lynskey-Keane, Brenda Kerins, and Martina Kerins will take part in the Caps to the Summit challenge this September. The four are hoping to raise €10,000 for the worthy cause which supports community and youth leadership development projects in Zambia.
Rugby legend Ollie Campbell will be in Galway tonight to give a talk in Hanleys Menswear.
Next week when the Scots go to the polls to vote whether to stay or nay, there'll be mixed feelings on this side of the country. We might have watched with pride the exploits of Mel Gibson as William Wallace, roaring on his compatriots (all of whom looked like Brendan Gleeson) in the battle against the Sassanach in Braveheart; we might have found ourselves running down that street with Ewan McGregor in the opening of Trainspotting; we might have found ourselves singing in the street at 4am to the lyrics of The Proclaimers; we probably roared on Archie Gemmill when he scored that wonder goal against the Dutch in the '78 World Cup, but here in Galway, there is only one thing that we have not yet forgiven the Scots for — and that's the stealing of Digital.
Rugby legend Ollie Campbell will make an exclusive appearance in Burgess Department Store, Church Street, Athlone on Tuesday November 20 between 5pm and 6.30pm.
The only Roscommon man ever to play rugby for Ireland, Leo Galvin, is one of those featured in the new book, 100 Irish Rugby Greats. Born into a farming family in Taughmaconnell, Galvin’s career with Athlone and Connacht spanned three decades. A former captain and president of Athlone RFC and Connacht, he was one of the driving forces behind the club’s amalgamation with Ballinasloe to form Buccaneers.