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Hurlers want swift return to division 1A

The Galway hurlers are away to Offaly this Sunday (1pm) in the first round of the National Hurling league at O'Connor Park in Tullamore.

New entrepreneurship programme to target agriculture and defence

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Innovations in technology for the agricultural and defence sectors are being explored by the newly announced TechInnovate fellows at NUI Galway. The names of the entrepreneurial individuals who have been accepted onto the fellowship programme have been released.

O'Connor holds his nerve to save the day

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When Mayo needed a man to show the leadership in a clutch situation, their star man came good right at the death. Cillian O’Connor showed why he was picked by Stephen Rochford as his captain, when he created the space he needed to shimmy inside and drill the ball through the drizzle over the bar and electrify the Mayo faithful in Croke Park to haul his side level at the death.

We travel more in hope than expectation

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It’s game eight of Mayo’s 2016 championship campaign and the biggest one of all, the All-Ireland final against the reining champions and hot favourites Dublin. Mayo are priced at 3/1, the Dubs are 4/11 while the draw is available at 10/1. In layman’s terms the bookmakers don’t see Dublin been beaten. The handicap betting is set at -3 points meaning the expert odd makers feel Dublin will win by about three.

Hurlers' heroics deserve plenty of praise

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There is so much going on in the sporting world it's hard to keep up. The football championship is in full swing, the Euros are around the corner, the passing of Muhammad Ali has grabbed all the front and back pages and then there is the not so small matter of the Mayo hurling team's fantastic win in the Nicky Rackard Cup last Saturday evening in Croke Park. Things look very rosy in the Mayo GAA world and we are still only in the second week in June and yet we have two national titles in the bag.

Sporting success is all about history and geography

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If you are ever fortunate enough to bump into a good solid and really decent Galway man called Pat Comer – take some time out of your busy schedule to have a conversation with him. You will be well rewarded for doing so. Pat is one of those rare and special individuals that you always feel better for having been in their company.

Sporting success is all about history and geography

If you are ever fortunate enough to bump into a good solid and really decent Galway man called Pat Comer, take some time out of your busy schedule to have a conversation with him. You will be well rewarded for doing so.

Big test ahead for Solan's U21s

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The Mayo U21s travel to Tullamore on Sunday to take on Leinster kingpins and three in a row provincial winners Dublin in what promises to be a cracking semi final. Dublin got the better of a well fancied Kildare side (winners of the Leinster minor title three years ago) in this year's U21 final.

Battling footballers fall to impressive Tyrone

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There were mixed emotions for Galway football supporters and team management leaving Pearse Stadium on Sunday after watching their side go down narrowly by 1-9 to 1-7 against Mickey Harte's Tyrone side.

Mayo’s Joanne Clarke wins The Taste of Success

Mayo woman Joanne Clarke was declared the winner of The Taste of Success on RTÉ One on Tuesday night scooping one of the biggest prizes in Irish television. In the dramatic finale of the eight-week programme, The Taste of Success viewers saw Joanne Clark, a 43-year-old single mum from Westport, Co Mayo, emerge victorious with her nutty brioche and butter pudding. She wins a prize worth €100,000 and her product is now available on the shelves of more than 140 Lidl Ireland stores nationwide. The victory marks a major turnaround in fortunes for Joanne Clark. During the final viewers heard how she has struggled financially in recent years with the bank repossessing her home. 

 

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