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Mayo athletes continue to impress as season gets moving

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Last Sunday saw the annual Belcarra 8k take to the roads around the west Mayo village, the winner was Moy Valley AC runner Michael Canty, with Mayo AC's Sarah Syron the first female to cross the finish line.

Westmeath artist Mark Garry’s work chosen for national collection

Hennessy Ireland and Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) have chosen a work by Westmeath contemporary artist Mark Garry to be purchased by The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection 2017.

Prose, poetry, and drama - Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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AUTHORS, POETS, and dramatists - from Ireland, Canada, and the USA - will read from their work at the July Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, next week.

Mayo travels east to secure national success

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Mayo Community Games is a very proud voluntary body which has made a huge contribution to the games since they were formed in 1973. Once you entered the Sports Ireland National Sports Campus in Dublin for the National Community Games May Festival it was very clear that Mayo was truly represented by the wonderful colour of flags and Mayo tracksuits everywhere. Mayo Community Games was involved in swimming, table tennis, futsal, marathon, mixed distance relay, gymnastics, quiz, and soccer. The Mayo participants' first visit to the campus yielded tremendous success with five sets of gold medals, three sets of silver, one set of bronze, and a set of fourth place medals. Eight individual medals were successfully secured with two gold, two bronze, and one fourth place making their way back to Mayo.

Mayo women take home gold at National 10k championship

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Mayo AC were represented by 16 runners at the National 10k Championships which took place in the Phoenix Park Dublin recently. The race was run in conjunction with the annual Great Ireland run, with 5,000 participants taking part in 10k, 5k, and Junior races. The one lap 10k course is relatively fast up to the five kilometre mark, but has extremely tough uphill sections from there to the finish. Conditions were good as almost 500 club athletes competed for individual category and team medals.  

Popular 5k series a sell-out

The famous Connemara marathon races return this weekend to the west of Ireland.

Cunningham adds to her medal tally

ain on the podium on the final day of the National Juvenile Indoor Championships in Athlone IT, with Craughwell's Laura Cunningham adding to her tally for the year.

Countdown to Frightened Rabbit

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BLOOD, TOIL, tears, and sweat, ravaged emotions, heartbreak, and cathartic confessional honesty, these are the things the words and music of Scottish indie-rock band Frightened Rabbit are built on.

Busy time ahead for new team at JCI Galway

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The year 2017 sees a new exciting team at Junior Chamber International Galway. Newly elected president Dominick Whelan along with vice president Sara Gilligan, Cathal Dullea, Olivia Lavelle, and Keith Killilea, representatives of the local branch, will be representing Galway at various international events throughout Europe in 2017; from community development, international relations, as well as social and community enterprise. For the next five years, European eyes will be paying close attention to the very edge of Europe’s western edge in environment, gastronomy, and culture, as Galway becomes centre stage of Europe’s social and community epicentres.

Things going swimmingly for Lisa Hannigan

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LISA HANNIGAN comes to Seapoint next week on the crest of a wave with her new album, At Swim, enjoying universal critical acclaim. Produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, the record follows her double-platinum, Mercury, and Choice Music Prize-nominated debut Sea Sew, and 2011’s chart-topping Passenger.

 

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