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GCH's Cillin Greene celebrates his 400m win at the Irish Life Health National Senior Indoor Athletics Championships in Abbotstown on Sunday.

Galway athlete sweeps to national indoor senior gold in the 400m

GALWAY athlete Cillin Greene pulled off a sensational win in the 400m at the National Senior Indoor Championships held in Abbottstown on Sunday. The GCH runner proved a surprise winner from a top class field...
Some of the work in this exhibition is inspired by natural and manmade objects found on the seashore.

Multi-faceted exhibition at Galway Arts Centre

A new exhibition KPAPLAK DONKER from Nik Taylor, being presented under his own name and by his pseudonym of Morley Hill, will open at 6pm this Friday, February 22 in Galway City. It’s on...
Director Mairéad Folan, second from right with from left, artist Brian Bourke, actors Caitríona Tara Breathnach, Orla Ní Thiobraide and John Valters Paintner. Pic: Seán Ó Mainnín

‘Wake’ uses fairytale to tackle timeless issue

REVIEW BY JUDY MURPHY The issue of violence against women is the underlying theme of Wake, from Galway’s No Ropes Theatre Company which was staged last week at the city’s Town Hall Theatre Studio. It’s the...
Connacht's Darragh Leader prepares to fend off the challenge of Henco Venter of Toyota Cheetahs during Saturday's PRO14 encounter at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Strong finish puts Connacht in box seat for challenges ahead

Connacht 25 Cheetahs 17 THERE’S no hiding from it. Connacht have stuck their necks above the parapet after this Saturday night come-from-behind victory over the Cheetahs. The win, combined with some other favourable results, allowed the...

€2.9m allocated to upgrade cycling and pedestrian network

An allocation of €2.9 million has been made to upgrade the city’s cycling and pedestrian network in an attempt to boost numbers making the commute on two wheels. At a meeting of Galway City Council,...
The helipad on the former Shantalla pitch.

New pitch in swap for UHG’s ‘temporary’ helipad

A ‘temporary’ helipad built on community scrubland in Shantalla in 2013, which was supposed to be there for just six months, has become the busiest hospital helicopter landing-pad in the country. The landing pad at...


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