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I was a county gymnast at 19 when my knee swelled up. I could only walk with crutches. Over the next 20 years I had six operations, took heavy painkillers, and was often bed-ridden with pain. After the sixth operation my consultant said, “No more operations, I’m referring you to the rheumatology clinic.”
Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) is offering free and part-funded places on programmes commencing in Athlone, Ballinasloe, and Tullamore, in early 2019.
Westport Town Hall will host a one-off screening of a documentary that takes the viewers inside both the personal and professional life of sport icon Katie Taylor. KATIE is a documentary by Ross Whitaker and will be screened on Wednesday, November 28 at 8pm in Westport Town Hall Theatre with Q&A afterwards with the film-maker.
The O'Donovan brothers and Sanita Puspure may have dominated the headlines at the recent World Rowing Championships, but Galway rowing was also celebrating a rare Irish feat.
Three young students achieved the highest Kumon academic awards as gold medallist English completers at the Kumon Galway City West awards ceremony.
Four Galway girls have made an historic breakthrough in gymnastics, qualifying for the 2018 European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
Last Sunday saw the annual Belcarra 8k take to the roads around the west Mayo village, the winner was Moy Valley AC runner Michael Canty, with Mayo AC's Sarah Syron the first female to cross the finish line.
This year marks the the centenary of the death of one of Ireland's greatest Olympians and Bohola native Martin Sheridan.
With Ireland’s unpredictable summers, children need clothes that they can wear no matter what the weather!
The Irish Chapter of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) recently awarded the ICF Ireland Rising Star Coaching Award for 2017 to Athlone based coach, David O’Grady.