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Sometimes a feeling abounds that Galway does not punch the weight it should, that there is something amiss, divisive, unhealthy even, that eats at the heart of every concerted effort to make this city better. It is not a begrudgery. It is something more than that. A sort of reticence in the drive to improve things, to make Galway a city like all the others. There are many reasons for this. There are many objections to key infrastructural advancements, but this in itself is not solely a bad thing. It is an opinionated city, though often the balance of opinion lies with those who pose an alternative view, based on the perception of the world, rather than on how it is viewed or needed locally.
Nine of the world’s top 10 ranked stars will battle it out for one of the biggest prizes in world snooker in Galway from March 12 to 17.
Nine of the world’s top ten ranked snooker stars are among the 32 competitors who have qualified to contest the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway in March.
The National University of Ireland in Galway will stage snooker's Players Tour Championship Grand Finals for the first time in March.
Ballina town councillors gave out €9,500 in funding to local groups and individuals this week as part of their contributions to other bodies’ budgets. The funding was given to Belleek Forest Enhancement Group, Friends of the Dolman, the Ballina Senior Citizens Bus Service and to local snooker player Jason Devanney.
Two legends of snooker will revive memories of one of the greatest sporting duels in living memory when they make an appearance in the Springhill Court Hotel on November 2.
Kilkenny’s snooker star Davy Morris is about to set the TV screens alight with the new Sky coverage of snooker tournaments.
Galwayman Kevin Monroe, the Irish masters snooker champion, is getting ready for the World Championships next month by practising on the pristine tables at the new snooker lounge at the City Limits complex in Oranmore.
Carlow’s young snooker sensation Karl Fitzpatrick has won his fourth Leinster championship title by winning the under 20s Leinster championship in the Q snooker club, Wicklow at the weekend.