Galway native and RTE Sports Editor Paul Byrnes who has just launched 'At The End Of The Day', a look at how different individuals cope with life after sport

Byrnes offers unique insight into ups and downs after sporting life

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A cracking new book, penned by a Galway man, which investigates and recounts how various players, athletes and sportspeople cope with retirement after their illustrious sporting careers have finished up...
Galway hurler Padraic Mannion pictured with his All-Star award during the PwC All Stars banquet at the Convention Centre in Dublin on Friday night. Photo: Seb Daly/ Sportsfile.

All-Star Mannion still grounded after Galway’s memorable year

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IF there is any group of players who deserve a team holiday it is the Galway senior hurlers . . . if only for those precious and priceless moments that...
Former Galway hurler and Chairperson of Galway GAA’s Health & Wellbeing Committee, Iggy Clarke, is to the forefront in organising a seminar, at which Tyrone manager Mickey Harte will be the keynote speaker, in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, November 14.

Former Galway players leading new health and welfare initiative

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon BÁIREOIRÍ na Gaillimhe – the former Galway hurlers’ association – is to hold a Health & Wellness seminar in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, November 14, at which Tyrone...
Moycullen's Olivia Downey who is an Irish racquetball champions and has won doubles gold at European level,

Late-starter Downey making her mark in international racquetball

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon MOYCULLEN’S Olivia Downey has some story to tell. For years, Downey was just a ‘social’ racquetball player who loved nothing more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag when the weekly Wednesday...
Katie Codyre (Galway Sports Partnership) and Nigel Keady (FAI Development Officer), both of whom are looking to spread the gospel about 'Walking Football', which is aimed at players over 50 years of age.

Playing the Beautiful Game at a more leisurely pace

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A new craze may be about to grip the county, as ‘walking football’ – which is massive in Britain – becomes the focal point of open days to be jointly...
Sportsperson and mindfulness coach, Sue Redmond.

Training the mind is a key part of attaining sporting success

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Adopted Claregalway woman Sue Redmond quips that “the mind is a funny little place”, noting, more often than not, the difference between achieving and under-achieving – even winning and losing...

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