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 January and finishing in Miami on … [Read more...] about “Mentally I just went from mile to mile”: Galway teacher wins seven marathons in seven days
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 clean sheets for Colin … [Read more...] about Galway girl Niamh Fahey aims to help Irish Ladies reach first ever World Cup In 2018
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. … [Read more...] about Is there too many demands on sports people and a lack of outlets for them when they retire?
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. … [Read more...] about Galway United F.C step up to top flight
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 … [Read more...] about Galway Rally 2015 Review