A pilot project, entitled SHE (Sport, Happiness and Education) is promoting young girls in sport and is headed up by former Galway United boss Don O'Riordan. Photo shows girls going through the obstacle course under the supervision of coach Rachel Moloney.

‘Be happy’ formula aims to get young girls involved in sport

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon A new pilot scheme which seeks to arrest the slide of young girls dropping out of sport by promoting ‘happiness and education’ commenced in Galway City this week under the...
Inverin native and owner of Galway Strength and Performance gym, Matty Costello, who is hoping to grow the number of Strongman and Strongwoman competitors in Galway and the West of Ireland.

Galway strong man is lifting interest for the sport locally

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon REMEMBER those days in your youth, and in particular those Sunday nights when you would be hit by that sinking feeling of the weekend being over and what awaited you...
Former Galway hurler David Collins, the new Gaelic Players Association President (GPA).

‘Wired’ Fitzy has electrified Wexford men warns Collins

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon NEW Gaelic Players Association (GPA) President David Collins insists his former Galway team-mates must launch into this Sunday’s Leinster SHC showdown against Wexford with “the right attitude” or, otherwise, they...
Derek Niland (centre) coaching during the weekly Saturday morning session at Corinthians RFC.

Children with special needs are doing it for themselves

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon It never ceases to amaze the lengths a loving parent will go to provide a better world for their children. Take former Corinthians prop Derek Niland. Driven to ensure his 11-year-old...
Galway's Heather Cooney and Cork's Briege Corkery in action in the 2015 Championship.

Cooney says mindset of players needs to be right

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Galway captain Heather Cooney says one of the key areas the Tribeswomen will have to improve on – if they are to launch a successful bid for All-Ireland senior camogie...
Former Ireland and Munster legend Paul O'Connell

History and tradition is what makes the Lions special

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon Irish and Munster rugby legend Paul O’Connell believes people would laugh at the idea of a British & Irish Lions team if it was proposed to establish the entity today,...


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