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The Joyces finally arrived in Zurich on 17 December 1940 exhausted after weeks of torturous negotiations with the German, Vichy-French and Swiss authorities. They had sought refuge in Switzerland during World War I, now they hoped to do so again. To add to the stress of it all they had to leave their daughter Lucia behind in a psychiatric hospital in Brittany which was behind German lines. Joyce hoped that once settled in Zurich he could use all the influence he could muster to have her follow them to safety.
Laura Shaughnessy of GCH dominated the senior women's event at this year's opening day of the County Galway Cross Country Championships at Galway Racecourse in Ballybrit on Sunday.
This was a period of football success in Galway, contesting three All Ireland finals in four seasons. Meath, too, were confident - this their third All Ireland final in six years, and having beaten Cork in 1999 when they won their ninth title. However, John O'Mahony's Tribesmen prevailed to claim their 13th crown. Interestingly neither county has contested an All Ireland football final since with Kerry and Dublin dominating.
Galway athletes and clubs enjoyed podium finishes on day one of the 2019 Connacht Cross Country Championships held on a testing course in Calry, Sligo, on Sunday.
Galway athletes featured in the Connacht Primary Schools Cross County finals held in Moyne College, Co Longford, on Sunday.
One of Ireland's most scenic athletic events, the 10k Rás Conamara, takes place on Saturday at 3pm.
Galway 5km Series
A record entry of 1,000 athletes from all Galway clubs competed at both juvenile and adult level at the 2019 Galway Indoor Championships at Athlone IT Arena last weekend.
Maigh Cuilinn needed a dominant display from young county star Seán Kelly to earn a draw (0-8 to 0-8) with Brian Mulry’s Monivea Abbey in Pearse Stadium on Sunday.
The Galway minor footballers face Cavan in the All-Ireland quarter-final in Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada in Carrick on Shannon on Sunday (2pm).