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Meet Katie O’Brien - Galway’s history maker at Henley

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Teenager Katie O'Brien from Clarinbridge made history at the weekend when becoming the first female Irish Para-athlete to win gold at Women’s Royal Henley Regatta.

Galway rower to make history at Henley

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Galway rower Katie O’Brien is set to make history this weekend when she competes at the prestigious Henley Women’s Regatta in England. Katie will be the first Irish para rower to compete at the event, which is the premier rowing regatta for women in the UK, with more than 1600 competitors taking part this year.

World snooker ace Selby headlines championship finals in Galway

Nine of the world’s top 10 ranked stars will battle it out for one of the biggest prizes in world snooker in Galway from March 12 to 17.

Nine top seed snooker players for Galway event

Nine of the world’s top ten ranked snooker stars are among the 32 competitors who have qualified to contest the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway in March.

Massive exposure for Galway as city secures top snooker series

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The National University of Ireland in Galway will stage snooker's Players Tour Championship Grand Finals for the first time in March.

Wimbledon live in HD 3D at Mayo Movie World

For the first time ever the Wimbledon finals will be broadcast live in HD 3D to cinemas around the world and SGC Mayo Movie World is proud to be part of this historic groundbreaking broadcast, exclusively so in Mayo.

Davis and Taylor to revive memories of epic 1985 final

Two legends of snooker will revive memories of one of the greatest sporting duels in living memory when they make an appearance in the Springhill Court Hotel on November 2.


• Bow Waves, the only Galway-based maritime training organisation, has launched its winter training programme. The courses, for people who go to sea for a living or for leisure, range from basic sailing and powerboat courses up to advanced. Over the winter there are a number of evening courses, including navigation, GPS, VHF, first aid, diesel engine, and sea survival. Sailing courses include yachts, keelboats and dinghies, with adults, juniors, schools, and groups are catered for. Bow Waves is also running a commercial passenger boat skippers’ course (Master 200 ton - Power), starting in November; a yachtmaster course, and an introduction to navigation starting in the next few weeks. The venue is the Galway Harbour Enterprise Park. For further information contact Bow Waves on 091 560 560 or e-mail [email protected]

London Irish prove their cup credentials at Connacht’s expense

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Connacht hopes of putting London Irish to the sword in a winner-takes-all meeting next January floundered in the Galway Sportsground on Friday evening.

New Roscommon Racecourse to be unveiled next week

Roscommon Racecourse will unveil to the public its refurbished facilities at the first race meeting of the year on Monday, May 18 (first race 5.30pm). The new-look upstairs bar is one of a number of developments at the course over the past few months.


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