Leading the ladies football revolution in Coláiste Bhaile Chláir are Galway inter-county footballers and teachers Lisa Gannon, Fabienne Cooney and Sarah Conneally.

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir making rapid strides on the ladies football fields

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IT didn’t take Coláiste Bhaile Chláir long to get to the pitch of things since first opening its doors in September 2013. Inside and outside the classroom, the new secondary...
Owen Diviney (Athenry) and Brian Griffin (Abbeyknockmoy), who are heading up the new Galway Camogie Development Committee put in place to create a vision and mission to develop the sport further in the county.

Spearheading a new vision for the development of Galway camogie

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon FORMER Galway intermediate camogie manager Brian Griffin, who is heading up the newly established Galway Camogie Development Committee, insists it is crucial for the sport in the county that a...
Former Irish squad champion John Rooney at Galway Lawn Tennis Club.

Former Irish squash champ Rooney still haunted by being forced to quit

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon There was a time when former professional squash player John Rooney looked destined to rule the courts for even longer than he did. However, over a decade ago, he was...
Craughwell native Kevin Devin (far left), co-founder of Charlotte James Connolly's GAA in North Carolina, with the club's senior ladies football team which won the North American senior title last September and will tour Ireland, including Galway, in May.

North Carolina natives are taking to the GAA in droves thanks to Devin

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon One of the sporting success stories from North American GAA in 2017 – Charlotte James Connolly’s senior ladies football team – is to play a series of challenge games around...
Ray Silke captain both Corofin and Galway to All-Ireland titles in 1998 pictured with his daughter Fáinse.

Silke recalls the days when his Corofin side came of age in ’98

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon You would often wonder what makes an All-Ireland winning team so special. One of the best people to answer this is Corofin’s Ray Silke, who has not only the distinction...
Niall Rooney and Noel O'Toole at the Bearna na Forbacha Aontaithe new all weather pitch in Furbo. The club is also aiming to build a full size international grass pitch in the coming years.

Progressive Barna Furbo Utd club laying groundwork for the future

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon IF there is one club on the move it’s Barna Furbo United – or to give it his official name, Bearna Na Forbacha Aontaithe – and with plans to develop...


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