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Listen to Paul Wallace on life touring with Ireland and the Lions

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The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.

Showhouse opening for final launch

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Jack Carty, Irish international rugby player who recently represented Ireland in the Rugby World Cup at out-half and is currently Connacht’s leading scorer, will officially cut the ribbon at the showhouse opening at An Maolán, Barna, today (Thursday) at 5pm. The public are welcome to attend, and Jack Carty will be available to take photographs and sign rugby jerseys.

Audi Athlone continue partnership with Buccaneers as AIL commences

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Audi Athlone will remain as title sponsor to Buccaneers Rugby Football Club for a ninth conscutive season, it was confirmed at a season launching function which took place in The Bounty recently.

Familiar foes for Connacht in Champions Cup draw

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Connacht will face two trips to the south of France and a jaunt over to the West Country in England as the province returns to European club rugby's top table after a two year absence.

Top travel trends for 2019 from Corrib Travel

Have you thought about which holiday destination you would like to try in 2019? Whether you would love to tick a destination off your bucket list or simply head somewhere new, it is never too late to start planning, the following are just some of the most popular holiday destinations, predicted to be among the travel trends for 2019.

Friend confirmed as new Connacht head coach

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced Andy Friend as the province’s new head coach.

We are fooling ourselves if we think our regional stadia are international standard

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For the 1982 World Cup, Adidas introduced a ball named the Tango. It was the first major design change of a football in a decade. With its circular panels and adidas livery, it was thing of beauty. Myself and my teammates in our small team in Ballinrobe never got to kick one, but a trip to Castlebar to a sports shop meant we could see it in all its glory and we salivated over it.

Fooling ourselves if we think our regional stadia are international standard

For the 1982 World Cup, Adidas introduced a ball named the Tango. It was the first major design change of a football in a decade. With its circular panels and adidas livery, it was thing of beauty. Myself and my teammates in our small team in Ballinrobe never got to kick one, but a trip to Galway to some place like the Great Outdoors meant we could see it in all its glory and we salivated over it.

Katie triumphs as Catalan independence appears lost

Well, we had great news earlier this week with our very own Katie Taylor being crowned World Boxing Champion.

From the sports field to the ballot box and everything in between

Yes, Dublin won out over Mayo in the women’s GAA final last Sunday, but there were positives to this contest, which makes it different.

 

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