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More Athlone Boat Club medal success at indoor rowing meet

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As daylight diminishes, rowers from around the country returned to their respective club houses and gyms to train on their ergos and commenced preparations for the indoor rowing season.

From crutches to triathlon

I was a county gymnast at 19 when my knee swelled up. I could only walk with crutches. Over the next 20 years I had six operations, took heavy painkillers, and was often bed-ridden with pain. After the sixth operation my consultant said, “No more operations, I’m referring you to the rheumatology clinic.”

Induction day for students on AIT’s Springboard funded courses

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) is offering free and part-funded places on programmes commencing in Athlone, Ballinasloe, and Tullamore, in early 2019.

Galway’s Keogh makes history for women rowers in Ireland

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The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.

Young students excel at Kumon awards

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Three young students achieved the highest Kumon academic awards as gold medallist English completers at the Kumon Galway City West awards ceremony.

Mayo athletes continue to impress as season gets moving

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Last Sunday saw the annual Belcarra 8k take to the roads around the west Mayo village, the winner was Moy Valley AC runner Michael Canty, with Mayo AC's Sarah Syron the first female to cross the finish line.

Martin Sheridan day to mark the centenary of the death of an Olympic legend

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This year marks the the centenary of the death of one of Ireland's greatest Olympians and Bohola native Martin Sheridan.

Local coach receives the ICF Rising Star Award

The Irish Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) recently awarded the ICF Ireland Rising Star Coaching Award for 2017 to Athlone based coach, David O’Grady.

Local school teams excel in National TY Safety Quiz finals

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Local school teams performed well at the second National TY Schools Safety Table Quiz, organised by the Midlands branch of the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) and hosted by AIT.

Get into shape in time for summer at Me2UFitness

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It is fine to want to look and feel good in your swimsuit this summer, but remember that getting fit is about more than weight; it is about strength, endurance, and good health, too.

 

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