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Mayo firms Showergem and BriteBin to compete against one another in Innovation Awards Final

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Two Mayo firms will compete against each other in the final of The Irish Times Innovations Awards 2019 which will take place on Tuesday, November 5.

Conflicting results as Willow Park advance in cup competitions

The old adage ‘two out of three ain’t bad’ proved true for Willow Park at the weekend as double success was garnered for the club’s Over 35s squad and CCFL team in their respective cup competitions. However, the DPD Park based first team bowed out of the Metropolitan Cup in the first round as opponents, Newtown Rangers, overcame a three goal half time deficit to advance to next stage of the competition.

Long distance swimming happens in your head, says local swimmer after he crosses the North Channel

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David Conradie who is a member of Atlantic Masters Swimming Club Galway is the first Galway resident to achieve the momentous task of swimming the 35kms from Donaghadee in Northern Ireland to Portpatrick in Scotland. The North Channel is known as one of the hardest of the Seven Ocean Channels due to its colder temperatures, strong tides and currents, which means a swimmer may swim in excess of 45kms, and the infestation of lions manes jellyfish that can stop a swimmer in their tracks with their stings.

‘The Three JCs’ — an evening with Joe Canning, Joe Cooney, and John Connolly

For the first time ever, three of Galway’s hurling heroes will be on stage together on Saturday November 23 at the Galmont Hotel in Galway for a very special event celebrating their incredible contribution to the game.

Hanley welcomes outdoor gym equipment for Renmore and Doughiska

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New outdoor gym equipment is to be installed along Melody Field Park in Renmore, while the main park in Doughiska will also getting gym equipment and a new formal entrance with access for pedestrians and cyclists.

Final loose surface autocross of the season coming up

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This Sunday, September 8, Mayo Motorsport Club host their final Autocross for 2019 in the Valley.

Junior golfers excel in end of season Athlone Golf Club event

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The culmination of a successful summer of Junior Boys golf at Athlone Golf Club saw 43 youthful enthusiasts participate in a well organised competition on the scenic course as they utilised essential tips honed during their coaching mornings.

‘You don’t go to Croke Park to lose,’ says Dervan

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"When the whistle goes at the end of the match, you either are up there or you're not." Come 6pm on Sunday evening the Galway captain Sarah Dervan will know whether she will have climbed the famous steps of the Hogan Stand to hold the O'Duffy Cup aloft or whether she will be left on the hallowed turf of Croke Park, watching on as black and amber ticker tape falls to signify a Kilkenny victory.

No surprise Galway manager Walsh steps down after five years

The hunt for a new manager to take over the Galway senior football panel will be more difficult than many might expect, according to former All Ireland winning captain Ray Silke.

Fantasy Football review

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Round four of the Premier League ended with a bang as Arsenal and Spurs shared the spoils at the Emirates Stadium after an eventful 2-2 draw. Elsewhere Chelsea blew a two goal lead against league new boys Sheffield United, Liverpool kept up their 100 per cent with 3-0 thumping of Burnley at Turf Moor, and Watford finally got the points column ticking with a 1-1 draw up in Tyneside against Newcastle.

 

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