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A city businesswoman, a rural GP and the former president of the Volvo Ocean Race finale are among the non-executive directors of the Board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group.
The Volvo Ocean Race will feature an all-female team for the first time since 2001-02 after global hygiene and forest company SCA announced they would enter a women’s crew for the next edition in 2014-15.
The newly published course calendar for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012 will see Galway host up to five days of in-port racing and festivities at the end of the next event.
Major boost, a triumph, and a fantastic day, this is just some of the praise expressed after An Taoiseach and the CEO of Volvo Ocean Race signed on the dotted line yesterday officially confirming Galway as being the host port for the grand finale in 2012.
Galway’s bid to host another stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race took a huge leap forward this week with the Government’s commitment to offer financial backing. Now the organisers, Let’s Do It Global, are hoping the Galway city and county councils and private business will follow its lead.
The “intolerable and unacceptable” levels of traffic congestion in Galway are leading to fears that “adequate plans” to cope with the large numbers of visitors expected for the Volvo Ocean Race do not exist.
I'm not what you would call the sailing type. In fact, my impression of the sport was one that it was the preserve of the wealthy. So I travelled to Galway for the visit of the Volvo Ocean Race fleet to see what all the hullaballoo was about.