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Galway hurlers, the 1950 team

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Galway featured in the first All-Ireland hurling final in 1887 when they were beaten by Tipperary. Their first victory in a final came in 1924 when they won the 1923 decider. They played that day in blue and gold colours. They were known on other occasions to tog out in black and amber jerseys. In the 1930s the GAA decided that each county should adopt its own colours, and as UCG had won the Sigerson that year, and their captain was on the County senior team, it was decided that Galway would play from then on in maroon and white, the colours of UCG.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe, to set up a date with destiny

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Cometh the hour, cometh Joe to set up a date with destiny in September

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Heroes wear capes for a reason, so that people will know who to go to in the event of an an emergency. There’d be no point in Superman or Spiderman having their own movies if they weren’t going to pop up in the end and save the day.

Hurlers have taken ownership in bid to overcome Tipperary test

The Galway senior hurling panel will head up the motorway this weekend knowing they face a severe test of their All-Ireland credentials from Tipperary in Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final at Croke Park (4pm),

Remembering the people’s poet

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Patrick Kavanagh never spoke about poetry or literature to his friends. The Monaghan born poet and novelist, who grew up on a small farm, was more inclined to talk about everyday news, politics, Marilyn Monroe, horse racing, and goodlooking, rich women or medical students who caught his eye. And there were quite a few of these!

Indie Beer Week, 23rd June – 2nd July

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From the 23rd June to 2nd July, breweries across Ireland will be opening their doors and inviting their local communities to join them for Indie Beer Week, a celebration of independent Irish beer making.

No big surprises last weekend as championship moves on

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There were no surprises across the GAA world as all the expected teams made it through to the next round of their provincial championships in both hurling and football. There was almost a shock of epic proportions in Fraher Field in Waterford as the home side were on the brink of an historic win against Cork in the Munster football championship only for two late points to see the Leesiders through by the slimmest of margins.

Tragedy in Manchester shatters all before it

I am sure so many of you are heartbroken at the dreadful news of the carnage in Manchester. Twenty-two, mostly young people, at the Manchester Arena, killed and 59 injured, many of them seriously.

Westmeath looking to cause an upset against Offaly

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Having staged a dramatic late recovery mission in the Leinster SHC Round Robin series, Westmeath will be hoping to stage a quarter-final surprise when Offaly visit TEG Cusack Park, Mullingar, on Saturday evening.

Hurlers aim to bridge seven-year gap when they take on Tipperary

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Galway will be hoping to continue their winning form when they face All-Ireland champions Tipperary at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday (3.30pm) in the league final.

 

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