Galway United season preview: Stephen Walsh speaks ahead of the new campaign


It’s been a topsy-turvy period for Galway United Football Club in recent years. From stadium redevelopment to actual non-existence to amalgamation and reinstatement, life at Eamonn Deacy Park has had more drama and plot-twists than back to back episodes of EastEnders. One man who has experienced the highs and lows of life at Galway is […]

“Mentally I just went from mile to mile”: Galway teacher wins seven marathons in seven days


Galway teacher Gary Thornton has won the World Marathon Challenge, which involves running seven marathons in seven straight days. Not only did Thornton win the challenge outright but he also won each of the seven individual marathons. These races were held across each of the seven continents throughout the world, starting in Antarctica on 30 […]

Galway girl Niamh Fahey aims to help Irish Ladies reach first ever World Cup In 2018


Irish International Niamh Fahey from Killannin is hopeful Ireland can continue their good run of form in the World Cup Qualifiers. The side are unbeaten thus far having recorded consecutive 2-0 victories over Slovakia and Northern Ireland as well as holding group leaders Holland to a goalless draw. Fahey’s defensive attributes have contributed to three […]

Is there too many demands on sports people and a lack of outlets for them when they retire?

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The life of an athlete is a tough one. Hours of training, multiple sacrifices and utmost dedication are needed to reach the top of your game.

Galway United F.C step up to top flight

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After a fairy-tale first year for the newly formed club, Galway United F.C are ready to begin life as a top flight side, when they make their Airtricity League bow against Derry City in Eamonn Deacy Park on 6 March.

Galway Rally 2015 Review


After a hard-fought beginning to the 2015 Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally, Donagh Kelly and Ken Flanagan took an emphatic victory aboard their Ford Focus WRC

Professionalism is nigh


It seems that GAA people talk about change every spring without fail. Player welfare, fixture congestion and the club vs county debate always seem to crop up.

Galway make impressive start to league campaign

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While it is never wise to make predictions based off a league campaign, much less one game in that league, it appears based off Galway’s opening National Football League division 2 game as if they are to drastically change the way they play football.

Galway Ready to Rally


The 2015 Colm Quinn BMW Galway International Rally, running from February 6-8, looks set to be a cracker of an event, with top-class entries and a fantastic route in South Galway writes Yvonne Clinton.

Chiefs Sclap the Westerners


Connacht 24 Exeter Chiefs 33 Attendance 5,088