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The Knot Worldwide has announced it is to establish an operations centre in Galway, creating some 100 job opportunities over the next few years.
Galway Rovers Rugby Football club first played competitively in 1899. In 1907 they won the Connacht Junior Cup, which had been presented two years previously to the union by Professor Alfred Senior. The club disbanded after that, probably during World War I, but it was revived by a man named John L Sullivan in 1931. At the time, rugby was a very popular sport in Galway, Galwegians RFC had been in existence for a while as had UCG, Corinthians had just been formed, the Bish, St Mary’s, and the Grammar all played rugby, as did Salthill.
Did you ever dream of sailing in the open sea, crashing through waves as you steer your craft with the wind in your face? Whether you enjoy exhilarating challenges or just like to float around in the sun, the beauty of sailing is that there are days for everybody. Sailing is a pastime which lasts for life. From age seven to 70, once you experience the feeling you will never let it go.
THE CREATION of a video piece, where poetry, moving image, and sound work together, is the basis of a new exhibition at Galway Arts Centre from Red Bird Youth Collective.
AFTER A year of increased audience numbers and new partnerships, Galway Arts Centre’s visual art programme is looking to an exciting 2019 with new exhibitions, artists’ residencies and collaborations.
On Saturday November 10, the eve of the centenary of the armistice which ended WWI, Galway City Museum will host a special lecture on The Great War of 1914 to 1918.
Galway Bay is hoping to hold more major tournaments after hosting last weekend's 108th Irish PGA Championship.
Galway swimmer John Kelly of Cregmore, Co Galway, has been selected to compete in an international gala in Krakow, Poland.
The Galway senior footballers are in action this Saturday evening (6pm) in Salthill against Monaghan in the final game of the All-Ireland quarter-finals. It will also be Galway’s last home game of the season so all maroon GAA supporters should make the effort to get to Pearse Stadium to cheer their side on.
THIS SATURDAY afternoon, at the Heineken Big Top in the Fisheries Field, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra extend An Invitation To The Dance for this year’s Proms Concert, jointly presented by the Galway International Arts Festival and the Róisín Dubh.