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Athlone Town AFC partners with Valeo Futbol to host college soccer showcase and ID camp

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Athlone Town AFC, in partnership with Valeo Futbol and Caribbean Premier Showcase, proudly announces the Valeo Athlone College Soccer Showcase and ID Camp, set to take place at the Athlone Town Stadium on May 25 and 26, from 9am to 4pm.

A special home in Salthill

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The minute you turn into Devon Park you immediately see why so many people would love to call this home. Ardeen, No 46 Devon Park, Salthill, is just a stroll from the Promenade and set in a mature, welcoming community. Residential developments like Devon Park are a thing of the past, built when large gardens and spacious living accommodation were not an additional extra. This attractive home is a rare find, full of original character and charm with a very large sun filled back garden.

Galway grassroot soccer clubs concerned participation rates could fall by 30 per cent

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Representatives from a large number of Galway soccer club recently met to discuss the FAI’s plan to introduce a calendar year schedule under their Football Pathways Plan.

The Atlanta Hotel

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Joseph Owens lived in Glenamaddy with his wife, who was born Annie M Tuohy. They had three children, Dick, Mary, and her twin Joseph (born February 4, 1912), who was known to one and all as Josie. The father died very young. Annie remarried, this time to a man named Doorly, and in 1922, the family bought a four-bay four-storey early 19th century house in Lower Dominick Street from Nora O’Donnell and moved to Galway. Annie was a busy woman, she opened a drapery shop where she designed clothes, made them and sold them in her shop, and she kept lodgers upstairs, all as she was rearing her children.

Rally driver Aoife backing Oranmore Win a Home fundraiser

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23-year-old Rally driver, Aoife Raftery, has been driving lots of excitement in the sports scene since her Spanish rally debut in November 2023 when she raced home second in the highly competitive Rally4 class. Last weekend (Feb 2 to 4), the Galway-native was the only female driver to compete in the Corrib Oil Galway International Rally for the second successive year, motoring the same Peugeot 208 Rally 4 that she used on five rounds of the FIA Junior European Rally Championship in 2023.

Local boy with ‘Fastest Feet’ in Ireland to run in Millrose Games

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Eight year old schoolboy Charlie Sweeney, who is a pupil of Radharc a Mara Primary School, Mervue, will represent Ireland at the famous Millrose Games indoor athletics meet in New York on February 11.

Pre-season success tinged with sadness for Galway United

After a prolonged period of off-season inactivity, Galway United are back in the thick of pre-season. Tonight, they are in Killarney to take on Kerry FC in their third tie in six days.

Westmeath applications invited for Texaco 'Support for Sport' funding

Applications from sports clubs in Athlone and County Westmeath are now invited under the fourth Texaco Support for Sport initiative in which a fund of €130,000 will be divided in €5,000 amounts and distributed to successful applicants in each of the twenty-six counties.

Mayoral recognition for Black Dragon Kickboxing Gym’s talented kickboxers

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A team of kickboxers from the Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Gym were given a Mayoral Reception at Galway City Hall recently for their outstanding achievements at the Unified World Kickboxing Championships in Tuscany back in October.

Review of the sporting year

The colourful look back on the year of sport in Galway by Ralph O'Gorman has become an iconic part of the New Year's reflection on the event on and off the field and tracks over the past twelve months. Enjoy.


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