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Youth Work Ireland Galway has been providing a free counselling service for young people from Galway City and Galway County since 2011. The counselling service for young people aged 12-21 years has supported almost 2,000 young people since then. The service based in Galway City, Tuam, Loughrea and Ballinasloe provides 16 hours counselling weekly, funded by the HSE, Tusla, fundraising and donations. Earlier this year we were very fortunate to receive funding from Pobal’s Community Resilience Fund, through the Children and Young People’s Services Committee, to extend the service to Connemara, Gort and Athenry.
Galway will once again host competitors in a major sailing event when the Round Britain and Ireland race takes place next year.
Galway WFC’s pre-season preparations continue with Billy Clery’s promising team facing Bohemians in a friendly at Maree on Sunday (2pm).
Some of Galway’s top elite athletes will compete in a series of indoor micro meets this weekend.
In 1951 Hastings Elliott Jephson was working in the ESB in Galway when he had the idea of setting up a hockey club in the city. He and his friend George Bevis decided to see if there was merit in this notion, so they simply went from door to door around town asking people if they would have any interest in playing the game of hockey.
A total of €22,000 has been allocated by the Galway City Council to 11 groups and clubs in the city under the Minority Sport and Activity Fund.
A meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team (NEPHET) this afternoon (Thursday) will decide whether Galway city and county will move to Level Three Covid-19 restrictions based on continued leaps in the 14-Day incidence rate.
There is still time to enjoy the final days of Galway International Arts Festival’s Autumn Edition programme, which has been running in Galway city since the start of September. but which will come to a close this Saturday 26 September.
Galway City Community Training Centre provides early school leavers with the skills, knowledge and self-confidence to gain nationally recognised qualifications and progress to employment, further training and education.
Galway United’s disappointing SSE Airtricity League first division season continued last weekend with two defeats ensuring tomorrow’s Eamonn Deacy Park encounter against Bray Wanderers assumes added significance.