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University of Galway appoints new Storyteller-in-Residence

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University of Galway’s Centre for Irish Studies has announced the appointment of Máirín Mhic Lochlainn as Storyteller-in-Residence for this year.

Sporting Year 2022

We lost Phelim Murphy on Friday June 10.

John Keady, a tribute

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Now that we are reaching the end of saturation coverage of the World Cup and watching some of the best soccer players in the world, you might wonder where it all began for some of them, how they got themselves on to the world stage, and how much they owe to the unsung people without whom they would never have succeeded, the referees whose dedication to the game make all of those matches possible.

John Keady, a tribute

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Now that we are reaching the end of saturation coverage of the World Cup and watching some of the best soccer players in the world, you might wonder where it all began for some of them, how they got themselves on to the world stage, and how much they owe to the unsung people without whom they would never have succeeded, the referees whose dedication to the game make all of those matches possible.

Connacht claim merited win in Wales after poor start

Connacht continue to claw their way up the URC table having completed the first series of URC fixtures with a merited 22-19 win over Ospreys.

Connacht must main momentum despite absence of internationals

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Linley MacKenzie

Buccaneers touch rugby players feature proudly at 2022 European Championships

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The 2022 European Touch Rugby Championships took place over a five day period in Nottingham, Buccaneers Touch having a keen interest in the tournament with four players involved - Paul Gavin, Rory Silke, Denis O’Connor and Nigel So were all part of the Ireland Men’s over 40s team which achieved a sixth place finish.

Galway company meets with domestic and international visitors at ploughing championships

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Tuam-based company GH Agri, supported by Local Enterprise Office Galway, were one of over 30 Local Enterprise Office clients from across the country who exhibited in the Local Enterprise Village at this year’s National Ploughing Championships in Laois last week as Europe’s largest event returned for the first time since 2019.

‘A pale granite dream, afloat on its own reflection’

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Mitchell Henry’s final days in Kylemore were sad ones. His adored wife Margaret had died at 45 years-of-age, and rested in a simple brick mausoleum in the grounds of his palatial Kylemore Castle. His political life, into which he put a great deal of personal effort, advocating on behalf of all Irish tenants the rights for them to own their own land, was out manoeuvred by Charles Stewart Parnell and the Land League. Henry described the Land League methods as ‘dishonest, demoralising and unchristian’. He probably was not surprised to lose his Galway seat in the general election of 1885. He blamed ‘Parnalite intimidation’.

Discover the countryside with Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe - Corribside Hillwalking Club

Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe - Corribside Hillwalking Club was set up in 1999 to enjoy the hills of Clare, Galway, and Mayo.

 

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