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A decade on and the passion for the game burns as bright as ever in Corofin. It is hard to fathom that it is 10 and a half years since Ray Silke climbed the Hogan Stand steps breathing life back into Galway football as Corofin were crowned All Ireland club kings on a nippy St Patrick’s afternoon in Drumcondra.
1. Adrian Faherty – Claregalway
It will take the loyal Galway supporters from the last 20 years a few moments to re-adjust their hard drive at Markievicz Park in Sligo this Sunday when they see one of the finest footballers of his generation, Kevin Walsh, marshalling the opposition in championship football.
As part of Oughterard GAA Club’s centenerary celebrations, a Masters (over 40) game was held in Killannin recently.
After Kerry hammering the lard out of Dublin last Monday it is difficult to predict any victors now with any huge degree of confidence.
Last Sunday proved conclusively that things have moved on in Gaelic football. And it is up to the rest of us to try and catch up with the new All-Ireland champions - which won’t be easy.
A Galway based playground company showcased cutting edge play equipment with integrated technology to challenge teenagers both intellectually and physically at the Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition recently.
Tom Humphries from the Irish Times stable is one of my favourite sport journalists. He is a terrific wordsmith; however, like most of us, he can be hit and miss on occasions.
Tom Humphries from The Irish Times stable is one of my favourite sport journalists. He is a terrific wordsmith, however, like most of us, he can be hit and miss on occasions. Nevertheless, when he hits the spot as he often does, there is a ping in your head like the noise that you hear when you occasionally catch a drive off the tee box as it should be done. For those few fleeting seconds as you watch the ball arrow down the fairway — you feel really good about yourself — and as those who love clichés turn to you and say - “that’s the one that will bring you back the next day” — you let yourself have that inner smile of satisfaction.
In November 1982, Fine Gael had their biggest breakthrough in Galway West when it took two out of five seats. Since the 1987 General Election, the party has never looked like repeating that success - until now.