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Four Galway-born first cousins are climbing Ireland's highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Alan's sister Miriam Kerins, along with cousins Aoife Lynskey-Keane, Brenda Kerins, and Martina Kerins will take part in the Caps to the Summit challenge this September. The four are hoping to raise €10,000 for the worthy cause which supports community and youth leadership development projects in Zambia.
Land Rover has created a special bespoke Defender to carry the Rugby World Cup 2015 trophy.
The Mayor’s Ball, which supports the Athlone Community Taskforce Project Opportunity in a Million, takes place in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel on Friday March 20 at 7.30pm.
FORGET THE Six Nations or the Rugby World Cup, the biggest rugby event of 2015 is coming to Moycullen, in Joe Prop, a play about a schoolboy whose life revolves around the sport.
While Irish Rugby is celebrating a fourth place at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France, a team from Galway produced a similar result in Wales.
The loss of the Garth Brooks concerts “will make other acts think twice before scheduling events” in Ireland and could impact on the State’s application to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
It is hoped that Ireland will be the prospective host country for the 2023 Rugby World Cup and should that application prove to be successful, games may be featured in Pearse Stadium throughout the tournament. The Galway County Board has showed its support by adopting a motion issued by the Salthill/Knockacarra club regarding the usage of Pearse Stadium in this competition.
It was an early start last Saturday as the Annebrook House Hotel opened for early risers who were eager to watch the Ireland v Wales Rugby World Cup quarter final at 6am.
A new chapter in Connacht Rugby begins this week with a new major sponsor being unveiled ahead of the province's first pre-season match on Saturday. In a new departure, Japanese car manufacturer Mazda has become the new title sponsor, taking over from the Bank of Ireland which had been involved with the province since 1996.
Connacht take a welcome break from competitive action to host international side Manu Samoa at the Galway Sportsground on Tuesday (7.05pm). It is the second time Samoa has visited Galway ( in 1988 as Western Samoa) and two years since Connacht played an international XV when they overcame Portugal 27 - 11.