It's all in the tea leaves . . . Oranmore/Maree GAA Chairman Gerry Rabbitte (centre) and guest speakers Pat McDonagh of Supermac's and Connacht Head Coach Pat Lam discuss the development of the GAA club's 24-acre site in Rinville, details of which were announced at a fundraiser breakfast at the Lough Rea Hotel last week.

Oranmore/Maree GAA Club launch new 24 acre project

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Oranmore/Maree GAA Club looks set to become the envy of the county after releasing details of their proposed 24-acre development, which includes a full size all-weather 4G astro-turf pitch and...
Corrib Water Polo Club and Ireland U-17 Head Coach Joe Smyth pictured with club-mates Liam Smyth, Jack Mulholland, Cillian Blacoe and Cronan Ward at the EU Nations Cup last month.

Corrib Water Polo Club continues to make a splash

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon After winning the Irish U-17 National Cup for the seventh year running, and with their senior team retaining its Division 1 status following promotion last year to the top flight,...
Galway United manager Shane Keegan: "I think we played better on at least four or five occasions before Friday or Monday but it was just that luck had gone against us time and time again in those previous games."

Keegan hails side’s spirit as wins turn season around

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon They say a week is a long time in politics. It would appear in sport, however, that saying is more applicable to a Bank Holiday Weekend. For in the space of...
Ryalex (red colours) on his way to winning the Costello Family Maiden Race at the County Galway Hunt Point to Point held at Dartfield, Kilrickle in 2015. Point-to-Point action returns to Dartfield this Sunday. Photo: Hany Marzouk

Blazers Point-To-Point throws up future National Hunt stars

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon POINT-to-Point may not be at the most glamorous end of the horse racing spectrum but its value to the sport and the industry was emphasised when the progressive One For...
St. Brigid's College students, Loughrea, who will be competing at the 'F1 in Schools' World Finals in Kuala Lumpur later this year. Left to right: Sean Brien, Ronan Mitchell, Ruth Conway, Sinéad Kennedy, Alannah Curley and Seán Fahey.

Loughrea students aiming to conquer world with miniature Formula 1 speedster

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A group of Transition Year secondary school students from St. Brigid’s College, Loughrea, who have successfully turned their hands to designing Formula 1 cars, will compete with the brightest young...
Athenry man Paul McNamara who has been appointed the new High Performance Director of Athletics in Ireland.

New High Performance Director is aiming high for Irish athletics

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon ATHENRY native and newly appointed High Performance Director of Athletics Ireland, Paul McNamara, believes that given the explosion in athletics membership in recent years, Ireland as a nation can “kick...


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