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Dreaming of Paralympic glory.

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It was Manchester airport, March 2008, and the flight to Galway had been delayed. Disgruntled passengers wandered through the departures terminal, concerned that Galway Airport might be closed by the time their plane landed. The complaints grew louder with the announcement of a further two hour delay. ‘All intending passengers’ were impatient and fed up. Well, almost all. There was one exception. In the midst of the unhappy throng, there was one person who would have more reason than most to complain and bemoan their predicament. Accompanied by her mother, Aileen, was a young Clarinbridge girl, who was returning home having just had re-construction surgery performed on her foot in a hospital in Sheffield. This was another staging post in what had been a series of operations carried out over a number of years in the English city. Amidst the doom and gloom of the delayed passengers, she stood out like a beacon of light. Smiling, friendly, warm and chatty, welcome to Katie O’Brien. She was twelve years of age.

Westport pays tribute to man of the people

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Westport came to a standstill on Monday to pay tribute to the late Martin Keane who was laid to rest following his funeral mass in St Mary's Church.

Help the Oranmore Men’s Shed get a new premises

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Established in 2015, the Oranmore Men’s Shed acts as a social platform through which men in a community can form close bonds with one another. These sheds are affiliated to the Irish Men’s Sheds Association, a broad network consisting of over 450 sheds throughout Ireland.

Tubberclair GAA elect new committee during online AGM

Tubberclair GAA appointed a new committee during their virtually hosted AGM in recent times.

Rocky Road walk to remember friend to start from Tuam

Damien O’Connell is embarking on a walk in memory of his beloved friend, David Conroy. Damien, originally from Ayrfield, invites members of the Galway community to join him on his trek to help raise money for a noble cause.

Mayo women to bare all in Irish Community Air Ambulance fundraiser

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A cheeky women’s-only fundraiser - Dip in the Nip - will be held in Mayo next month to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance.

Students in Westport surprise Charlie Bird during visit

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Former RTÉ news reporter Charlie Bird received an emotional welcome last Friday from the 340 pupils at Scoil Phádraig, Westport, during a visit in advance of his ‘Climb With Charlie’ fundraiser on Croagh Patrick on April 2.

Personal challenges achievement raise significant funds for cancer charity

Two personal challenges undertaken to raise funds for Cancer Care West were achieved by Tommy Devery of Joe Devery Car Dismantlers, Ballykeeran, Athlone.

Hurling for hope fundraiser for two charities

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A group of friends, players, mentors and teammates from Ballyhaunis GAA Club, have come together and organised a unique fundraising event to support two charities, the Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation and the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.

United face Harps in Ballindereen on Sunday

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Ballindereen hosts Galway United's first pre-season friendly against Finn Harps on Sunday (2.30pm).


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