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St Patrick’s Day plans in full swing

March 17 is nearly upon us again, and the St Patrick’s Day Committee is once again calling on residents and business owners in Athlone to get involved.

Look no further than Corrib Travel for the perfect ski holiday

Looking for a ski holiday? Corrib Travel offers a great selection of snowboarding and skiing holidays across the best ski resorts worldwide.

Metlife opens world-class global technology campus in Galway

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Global insurance giant MetLife celebrated the official opening of its new global technology campus in Galway this week. With plans to employ approximately 200 skilled IT professionals when at full capacity, the new campus represents a major investment in the digital initiatives that will help the company transform its customers’ experience around the globe.

So whose line is it anyway?

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IF LAUGHTER is the best medicine, then Galway is set for a serious LOL overdose, with Dara O Briain, Tommy Tiernan, John Richardson, Al Porter, and Reginald D Hunter, among the stand-up superstars set to perform at this year’s Vodafone Comedy Carnival.

'I picked up a bar bell and dead lifted 90kgs and I thought I really like this'

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You only have to pick your phone and scroll through Facebook or Instagram to see that hitting the gym and pumping some iron has become incredibly popular. For many of the #fitfam brigade, working out is mainly for keeping in shape or as an enjoyable pastime which allows them to de-stress from a day at work. Yet for strength athletes who compete, lifting weight it is a way of life.

Galway gymnasts heading to the European Youth Olympics

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Galway gymnasts Jane Heffernan and Emma Slevin are set to travel on Saturday to the European Youth Olympics Festival as part of a 40 strong Team Ireland.

Moate slugger Joe Ward resists lure of pro ranks

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Three-time European champion, Joe Ward, has decided to resist the temptation offered by the pro ranks and will instead captain the Irish team at the upcoming World Boxing Championships in Hamburg.

Local donations secure new wheelchair swing for St Hilda’s

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St Hilda’s Special School in Athlone has recently secured the installation of a new wheelchair swing for its pupils, thanks to the generosity of local businesses and people.

Galway floorballer Ray McClearn gets ready for Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017

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The countdown is now on, as Team Ireland prepares to travel to the Special Olympics World Winter Games in just under two months and one local athlete is gearing up for the chance of a lifetime.

AIT students representing Ireland at European Cross County Championships

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Two Athlone IT students will represent Ireland at the upcoming European Cross Country Championships which will be held in Chia, Sardinia on Sunday, December 11.

 

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