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With Hansen back, Sportsground will be rocking for Leinster visit

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There will be a rocking atmosphere at the Sportsground on Saturday night when Connacht entertain high-flying Leinster in round seven of the BKT United Rugby Championship.

Larry Cheevers

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Larry was the eldest child of Jack and Ethel Cheevers who lived on Dalysfort Road in Salthill. They were the owners of the Forster Park Hotel and the iconic Park Café which was attached to it. Larry was educated in the Jes and in Castleknock College and went on to study dentistry in UCG — you could only do first year there at the time — and later in UCD where he finished the course and qualified.

Connacht hoping for second win to mark victorious South African sojourn

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Connacht will be seeking to make it two out of two from their South African sojourn this weekend when they take on the Bulls, buoyant from defeating the Sharks 13-12 last Saturday.

Without Aki and Hansen, Connacht face two challenging games in South Africa

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Connacht suffered their first defeat of the season in a narrow three-point loss to Edinburgh at the weekend. After three wins in their opening three games Connacht sit fifth in the table, one point off the leaders Bulls who they face next weekend.

Discover the career opportunities at Specsavers

Specsavers Galway Headford Road provides a foundation for personal development and exciting long-term careers. The store is hoping to expand their team and find people interested in a career at Specsavers.

Buoyant table-toppers Connacht hit the road

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Buoyed by the thrilling comeback win against Ulster at the Sportsground last Saturday night, Connacht hit the road for Edinburgh this weekend from the lofty position of top of the table.

Buccaneers host Old Belvedere in crucial Energia AIL Division 1B fixture

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Buccaneers entertain Old Belvedere in their Energia All-Ireland League Division 1B fixture at Dubarry Park on Saturday, kick-off being 2.30pm for this Glasson Lakehouse sponsored match.

Irish hands on the World Cup this weekend belong to ‘Wegians Rugby woman

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“It was 1998. I just answered an admin job ad in the paper; I had no idea it was rugby…” so says Joan Breslin (née Moore) about her first foray into the world of rugby administration almost 25 years ago. After working in marketing for Clarinbridge Crystal and Dunlop Tyres in Galway, Joan’s career as a backroom ‘blazer’ with the IRFU and Six Nations tournament took off. Now she finds herself at the apex of the professional game as World Rugby’s project coordinator for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Athlone Boat Club proudly represented at Offaly Rowing Club’s annual regatta

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The last day of September was one which promised wind and heavy rain, but this did not deter Athlone Boat Club members traveling to Tullamore to compete in the Offaly Rowing Clubs annual Head or River Regatta event.

35-job boost in Galway as Nostra announces opening of new office

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Nostra, one of Ireland’s leading IT services providers has announced the creation of 100 new jobs, with 35 of those based in Galway, adding to its team of over 250 employees across Ireland, UK, Bulgaria and South Africa.


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