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NUI Galway has announced the winners of the 2015 Alumni Awards to be presented at the 15th annual Alumni Awards Gala Banquet on Saturday, March 7. The ceremony will take place on the campus at the Bailey Allen Wing located in Áras na Mac Léinn.
Local singer Olwyn Murray (20) has just released her first single “Falling in Love Again” in the iTunes and in the Irish charts.
Rice College student Con Doherty marked himself out as a future triathlon star on the world stage last Sunday when he claimed the bronze medal at the World Championship Series Finals event at the ITU Junior Championship in Auckland, New Zealand. The 17-year-old was just pipped at the line by Simon Viain from France for second place, he was also just 14 seconds behind the winner Wian Sullwald from South Africa. Doherty was given a hero’s welcome home on Tuesday afternoon in Westport where hundreds of people including huge number of students turned out to greet the bronze medalist at the Octagon in the town.
Three Galway bodybuilders are set to compete on the global stage this Saturday June 16 at the National Amateur Body
Islandeady’s Ray Moylette will get his World Championships underway in Baku, Azerbaijan, today when he takes on Latvian Aturs Ahmetovs in the last 64 of the competition. Three wins for the St Anne’s club man who claimed the European Light Welterweight title during the summer will book his place in next year’s Olympics in London. Having won the European title Moylette has been ranked fourth by the AIBA in the World Championship, but his place in this week’s competition was only secured a few weeks ago when be defeated Irish champion Ross Hickey in a box off in the National Stadium.
Ray Moylette will face off against Ross Hickey in the National Stadium in Dublin this day week, September 2 for a place in the Irish squad for World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan. Moylette, who claimed the European Championship at the light welterweight (65kg) grade, will be looking to defeat Hickey who is currently the Irish senior champion at the same weight. The national organising body decided to have a box-off between the two boxers for a seat on the plane to Azerbaijan because Moylette was injured prior to Irish qualifiers for the tournament, while Hickey was unable to travel to the European Championships, which was won by Moylette.
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.
Ford driver Mikko Hirvonen, current leader of the FIA World Rally Championship, shared top billing with internet stunt driving star Ken Block at the launch of Codemasters’ DiRT 3 video game in London.
Martin Mulkerrins is a very un-assuming young man, but one with lots of skill in his hands.