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Sporting Year 2022

We lost Phelim Murphy on Friday June 10.

The sidelines will be missing a great

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United face Longford in likely dress rehearsal

Galway United host Longford Town in their final game of the SSE Airtricity First Division tomorrow night knowing the game is likely to serve as a dress rehearsal for a two-legged promotion play-off the following week.

Ukrainian boxers to visit Galway

Olympic Boxing Club Galway is hosting a Ukranian national underage team this weekend culminating in a special Galway versus Ukraine tournament.

Ukrainian boxers to visit Galway

Olympic Boxing Club Galway is hosting a Ukranian national underage team for a week, culminating in a special Galway versus Ukraine tournament.

Joyce still passionate about the maroon and white cause

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Sport can frequently be about making sacrifices. So finding a balance between family, football, and work is key.

Wealth of sports scholarships awarded to TUS students

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A total of 74 students have been awarded sports scholarships from the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) this academic year.

The Boys' Club

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“There is nothing as Galway as Our Lady's Boy’s Club,” was how our president Michael D Higgins described OLBC some years ago at a function in the Columban Hall. It is more than 80 years since it was founded and it is the longest-running youth club in the country. It was set up by Fr Leonard Shiel SJ at a time when there were was a lot of grinding poverty in Galway and no recreational facilities or extra-curricular activities for young people in areas like the Claddagh, Bohermore, Shantalla, and ‘The West’. The club provided these and has been a source of guidance and inspiration to thousands of young men and boys since, especially those from a working class background. From that first day of nervous membership, right through their teens, and even after they had taken up the challenges of adult life, the spirit and watchful eye of the Club is ever with them.

The Boys' Club

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“There is nothing as Galway as Our Lady's Boy’s Club,” was how our president Michael D Higgins described OLBC some years ago at a function in the Columban Hall. It is more than 80 years since it was founded and it is the longest-running youth club in the country. It was set up by Fr Leonard Shiel SJ at a time when there were was a lot of grinding poverty in Galway and no recreational facilities or extra-curricular activities for young people in areas like the Claddagh, Bohermore, Shantalla, and ‘The West’. The club provided these and has been a source of guidance and inspiration to thousands of young men and boys since, especially those from a working class background. From that first day of nervous membership, right through their teens, and even after they had taken up the challenges of adult life, the spirit and watchful eye of the Club is ever with them.

O’Toole relishing professional boxing

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“I'm really satisfied, the biggest thing when you turn pro in boxing is trying to keep busy,” Thomas O’Toole says about winning his first four professional fights since September.

 

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