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New Mercedes-Benz Vito delivers more for less

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I have been very impressed with the new Mercedes-Benz Vito van range on a number of levels, and I expected it to continue to be the most expensive of the main competitors in this important van segment. The old Vito was €1,860 (ex-VAT) higher than the least expensive comparative entry level prices in that range.

Irish favourites to dominate opening day

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There are certain acres of ground which are held sacred by followers of sport in this country.

Irish favourites to dominate opening day

There are certain acres of ground which are held sacred by followers of sport in this country. For those involved with the GAA it is a few acres of land off Jones Road in Dublin 3. For those who support Soccer and Rugby, it is a patch of land adjacent to Lansdowne Road in the south of the city. On these fields heros are made. Men and women gain reputations that last a lifetime and beyond for their endeavours on these pitches.

Cheltenham tips aplenty at Galway preview night

A huge crowd turned out at The Salthill Hotel on Monday night for the annual Cheltenham preview in association with John Mulholland’s bookmakers and Barney Curley’s charity Direct Aid for Africa.

Carmelita Jeter confirmed for AIT International Arena Grand Prix

Three-time Olympic medalist and former World Champion Carmelita Jeter will compete in the AIT International Arena Grand Prix on February 18. The American sprinter will run in the 60m event.

Casey wins again

John Greaney of Galway City Harriers was forced into third place in the second of the six-race County Galway 5km series race held in Loughrea.

‘It is unfortunately the case that it rains’

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Most people were unsure how to take the arrival at the Galway Races in 1828 of the handsome Prince Hermann Ludwig Heinrich von Puckler- Muskau. Especially when they heard that he was looking for a wealthy wife.

A prince arrives!

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There was a curious sequel to the story of poor Michael Kelly of Mirehall, Headford, whom I mentioned last week. Kelly, a substantial farmer and horse breeder, won the ‘gentleman’s race’ at Galway in 1884. However the stewards refused to give him the trophy claiming he was not a gentleman. Kelly sued, and won his case.

Time for The New One to wear the crown

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There are certain acres of ground which are held sacred by followers of sport in this country. For those involved with the GAA it is a few acres of land off Jones Road in Dublin 3. For those who support soccer and rugby, it is a patch of land adjacent to Lansdowne Road in the south of the city. On these fields heroes are made. Men and women gain reputations that last a lifetime and beyond for their endeavours on these pitches.

Time for The New One to wear the crown

There are certain acres of ground which are held sacred by followers of sport in this country. For those involved with the GAA it is a few acres of land off Jones Road in Dublin 3. For those who support soccer and rugby, it is a patch of land adjacent to Lansdowne Road in the south of the city. On these fields heroes are made. Men and women gain reputations that last a lifetime and beyond for their endeavours on these pitches.

 

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