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Goalless draws weigh heavy on United backroom

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by Caomhán O'Connell

United face supporter-less table-toppers Shelbourne

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Much of the new season novelty has already worn off as Galway United find themselves in a tight fight in the Premier Division.

Larry Cheevers

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Larry was the eldest child of Jack and Ethel Cheevers who lived on Dalysfort Road in Salthill. They were the owners of the Forster Park Hotel and the iconic Park Café which was attached to it. Larry was educated in the Jes and in Castleknock College and went on to study dentistry in UCG — you could only do first year there at the time — and later in UCD where he finished the course and qualified.

Cong Food Village Festival is back

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Cong Food Village Festival is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever. This year’s festival will showcase the best produce and creative crafts that the west has to offer, all thanks to our sponsors and biggest supporters Ashford Castle Estate, and our charity partner Daisy Lodge in Cong.


Four red cards were produced last Friday night as Athlone Town beat local rivals Longford Town. The winning goal came after 16 minutes as Frantz Pierrot continued his amazing scoring streak. The visitors were reduced to 10 men just after the hour mark. An explosive ending saw three more dismissals as Longford manager Stephen Henderson followed Kyle O’Connor down the tunnel. Home goalkeeper Vlad Velikin had also seen red in the final minute.

United women deliver draw against star-studded Shamrocks

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After some stunning performances and results away from home, Phil Trill's Galway United Women's FC secured its first points at home on Saturday in a 1-1 draw with a superb Shamrock Rovers side.

ˇToyota reveals bZ Compact SUV Concept

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The new Toyota bZ Compact SUV Concept made its global debut at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show recently.

Rugby talent to the fore as Dubarry Park hosts Ireland Touch Series

It was Buccaneers turn to host the third round of fixtures in the Ireland Touch Series (ITS) on Sunday last as nine touch rugby teams from around the country descended upon Dubarry Park.

The extraordinary Fr Peter Daly walks on to the Galway Stage

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In the early decades of the 19th century fortunes were made in giving hundreds of thousands of emigrants safe passage to America. As the decades slipped by the numbers grew into millions. Liverpool had the main transatlantic business for these two islands, but Galway, situated some 300 miles closer to America, and with the onset of powerful steam-driven ships, believed that a better and quicker service could be provided.

A hero’s welcome in New York for first Galway Line ship

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The unfortunate collision of the Indian Empire into the well marked Margaretta Rock in the middle of Galway Bay was a blow to the newly established Galway Line. But by no means was it a knockout. Galway’s vaulting ambition to open a new ‘highway between the old and new worlds’ took on an even more determined energy. The exploitation of steam-power, driving ever bigger ships and faster trains, led to wild speculation as to what could be achieved even from Galway, in the middle of the 19th century.


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