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Galway is in pole position to land another Volvo Ocean Race stopover and is already automatically listed among 60 candidate cities which have asked to be considered as venues along the route of the 2014-15 event.
Groupama crossed the finish line near Mutton Island in the early hours of Tuesday to secure a remarkable overall victory in their debut Volvo Ocean Race campaign and finally settle the closest contest in the event’s 39-year history.
The Irish Sailing Association and Galway Speeders Club have announced their programme of events for the Volvo Ocean Race finale at a test run at the Galway Docks.
A well-known weekend treat for the people of Galway will become a festival-long treat for all during the Volvo Ocean Race. The Galway Market, which takes place by St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church every Saturday and Sunday, will operate for the duration of the Volvo Ocean Race and the Galway Arts Festival.
Almost 100 local businesses in Galway have committed themselves to Fáilte Ireland’s Quality, Value, and Service charter during the Volvo Ocean Race.
A host of sportspeople and celebrities will be taking part in a special fundraiser for Goal to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race celebrations.
'Uisce agus Beatha', an exhibition of old photographs and maritime objects, which will officially be launched by the new Mayor of Galway, Cllr Terry O'Flaherty at Galway City Museum on Thursday, July 5 at 3pm, is open to the public from this Saturday, June 30 to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race Finalé Festival.
NUI Galway’s first student entry in the Round Ireland Yacht Race is still on course for honours.
THE VOLVO Ocean Race will not just be about the climax to a big sporting event, as the race finale in Galway will also be a celebration of the visual arts with a number of exhibitions taking place.
A fleet of up to 30 sailing boats from Mayo will be given pride of place at the finale of 39,000 mile round the world Volvo Ocean Race in Galway. The boats will take part in the spectacular Parade of Sail on Galway Bay on Sunday July 1.