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New Toyota Auris and Avensis launched this week

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Toyota unveiled its new Auris at the Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday March 3. The British-built hatchback and Touring Sports wagon versions made their debut alongside new Avensis.

New Toyota Auris and Avensis launch next week

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Toyota unveiled its new Auris at the Geneva Motor Show this week.

Derby day delight for NUIG-Corinthians

On a bitterly cold day NUIG-Corinthians u-20s turned up the heat on local rivals Galwegians with a thumping 46-3 eight-try victory at Cloonacauneen.

Galway women in good form as they prepare for derby clash

Galway Women's FC host Castlebar Celtic on Sunday at Eamonn Deacy Park (2pm), buoyed by their draw with current champions Raheny United.

Table quiz for She Devils roller derby and Console

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A table quiz for the Galway City She Devils roller derby team and Console, takes place in Monroe’s Live on Thursday October 23.

The race for Moclair begins

With just two league games under their belts for the 16 senior clubs in the county, the race for the Moclair Cup gets under way this weekend with eight games across the four groups in the Treanlaur Catering Mayo GAA senior football championship getting going to the whistle over Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.

A mad time of year in Galway

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I do not think that it is a coincidence that the famous Galway Races coincide with the ancient festival of Lughnasa, celebrated on Garlic (Garland?) Sunday or, in the west, on the last Sunday in July. Máire Mac Neill, in her epic and scholarly study*, tells us that the date marked the most important farming benchmark of the year, the harvest, and it was robustly honoured. There were many Lughnasa gatherings throughout Ireland. Perhaps the most famous one in Connemara was at Mám Éan in the Maamturk mountains. People would camp out for days, musicians and hawkers would entertain the crowds; but the main event was a massive faction fight often resulting in serious injury or death.

Connolly looking to keep up Mayo tradition by the Corrib

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Building on the strong tradition of Mayomen impressing in maroon is one of Galway FC's aims and the early capture of Ballyglass native Ryan Connolly ensures there will be local interest in how the Tribesmen fare.

Salthill will find it hard to stop Athlone

Following a break for FAI Cup action the Airtricity League first division resumes tomorrow with both Galway teams facing tricky contests.

Donkey Derby to raise funds for Injured Jockeys’ Fund

The fourth Annual Donkey Derby in aid of the Injured Jockey’s Fund will be held in Galway city on Thursday August 1 at Galway Greyhound track.


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