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Olympic bronze medalist Fiona Murtagh was back on the water at the Irish Rowing Championship helping a composite NUI Galway and Galway Rowing Club to gold.
Galway's two women elite rowers are getting closer to their Olympic dream after celebrating more success on the European stage at the weekend.
It was a hectic weekend of action in the county ground last weekend - where four finals played out in front of an ever-revolving cast of fans.
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.
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.”
Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) is offering free and part-funded places on programmes commencing in Athlone, Ballinasloe, and Tullamore, in early 2019.
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.
Three young students achieved the highest Kumon academic awards as gold medallist English completers at the Kumon Galway City West awards ceremony.
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.
This year marks the the centenary of the death of one of Ireland's greatest Olympians and Bohola native Martin Sheridan.