Galway's Michael Mongan honoured for dedication to promoting community sport

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Michael Mongan was among the winners at this year's national sport volunteer awards for his dedicated work with Galway' Olympic Boxing Club.

Mongan is well known in Galway sporting circles having held every role and duty in the Olympic Boxing Club. However, his influence has extended beyond the club with involvement with Foroige and Tusla Youth Projects, Garda Diversion Projects, the Galway City Partnership, Youthreach, Dochas Don Oige, Community Training Centre and organisations encouraging the participation and progression of members in education and into employment.

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sideline chat

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Recently retired Galway hurler/goalkeeper after thirteen years

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Galway hero The Storyteller to be given King George assignment after Grade One success

Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Following a Grade One victory at Down Royal this month, The Storyteller could now head to Kempton on St Stephen’s Day and run in the prestigious King George VI Chase.

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New Galwegians president

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Erc Dunne has been elected president of Galwegians RFC for the 2020/21 season.

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Galway rowers stake a claim with bronze in Europe

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Galway rowers took centre stage at the European rowing Championships in Poland at the weekend.

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Basketball Super League returns with enticing battle of Galway rivals

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Basketball returns to the courts with Galway clubs, Moycullen and NUIG Maree, back in Super League action for another season.

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Maree women's priority is survival this season

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Maree and NUIG Mystics fly the flag for Galway in the women's National Basketball leagues which get underway this weekend.

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Sports clubs offer helping hand to hockey players

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Athenry FC has come to the rescue of Kinvara Hockey Club, which has been left without a training ground following the removal of the 2g astroturf surface in Oranmore.

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Children’s swimming classes in Clarinbridge

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Braemor Swimming Club is delighted to announce it’s return to classes in Clarinbridge on Fridays at 5.20pm and 6.10 pm. The 5.20 pm class caters for beginners and improvers. Under our expert care even the most nervous child can learn to swim. Our experienced, qualified teachers pay close attention to all of our pupils’ technique, ensuring they learn to breathe correctly on front crawl.

The 6.15pm lane swimming class focuses on all four strokes and ensures pupils can swim for longer distances with ease. Swimming is an essential survival skill which all Braemor pupils can and do attain.

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Connacht Hockey's fundraising campaign wins Canadian backing

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Connacht Hockey's campaign for improved facilities has taken a positive turn with a Canadian-Irish software company becoming its first corporate sponsor.

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sports shorts

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Claregalway and Kilkerrin/Clonberne are gearing up for the biggest day in senior ladies county football when they meet in this year's final that takes place in Annaghdown at 4.30pm.

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Hotly anticipated quarter-finals set for Pearse Stadium

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

The four quarter-finals of this season's Claregalway Hotel Galway Senior Football Championship will take place behind closed doors this weekend in Pearse Stadium.

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Caulfield era begins with two encouraging wins for United

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Buoyed by a splendid weekend, featuring two encouraging wins, John Caulfield’s Galway United make a welcome return to Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow evening for a crucial SSE Airtricity League first division encounter when hosting Shamrock Rovers II (7.45pm).

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Galway WFC look to close gap on leaders

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Galway WFC head to south Dublin on Saturday with a spring in their step having produced a 1-1 draw with leaders Shelbourne in the Women's National League at the weekend.

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Longhorns take charge to see off Tribesmen

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Rugby League champions Longhorns proved too strong for the Galway Tribesmen in Saturday's All Ireland final in Athboy RFC.

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Track star McDonnell takes gold again

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Pride of place on the podium was taken by Galway's Robert McDonnell on the first day of the National Junior Track and Field Championships in Santry, Dublin on Saturday.

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New Connacht hockey academy is a welcome boost for hockey and women in sport

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

A sporting initiative to develop hockey players in Ireland has taken a step forward with the launch of the Connacht Hockey Academy.

Launched by former Irish international Elayne McDermott, the academy aims to nurture local talent and develop a pool of players for inter-provincial and national squads from U16 to senior level.

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Third win for father and son sailors in historic Cong-Galway race

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Father and son team, Yannick and Seán Lemonnier of Galway Bay Sailing Club, took the honours at this year's Cong Galway Boat Race.

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Breathnach wins another national title at National Track and Field Champs

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

Sean Breathnach of Galway City Harriers secured yet another title at the National Senior Track and Field Championships last weekend in Santry, Dublin.

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