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West Coast Primary Schools Cup

in Soccer

The West Coast Utd Annual Primary Schools Cup took place last month, with keenly-contested boys’ and girls’ championships. While all the games are competitive we try to keep the focus at this age on playing and skill development rather than winning and losing (easier said than done). The players are really fantastic and play with…

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Oughterard boxer lines up next title

in Boxing/Top Stories

Former Oughterard Boxing Club boxer Gearoid Clancy contests the Australian Super Lightweight Title in Queensland this Saturday (August 4). Based in Bondi Boxing Club in Sydney, Gearoid – who goes by the ring name ‘The Galway Assassin’ – will fight in what is his biggest pro bout in his career to date. He travels into…

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West Coast Utd secure U13 league

in Soccer/Top Stories

West Coast Utd under 13s capped another fine season when they captured the Galway FA U13 league title in Kilconly recently.  Trailing Kinvara Utd by two points going into the final game, our lads knew only victory would suffice. Fortunately, they were far superior on the day and a 6-0 win brought scenes of great…

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    Ritheann ionadaithe Scoil Uí Cheithearnaigh ar an bPáirc le gliondar ta éis séideadh na feadóige. PIc: Seán Ó Mainnín
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    Scoil Uí Cheithearnaigh Abú. An fhoireann ag ceiliúradh agus iad curaithe Peile Connacht Gael Linn. Sa phictiúr ó chlé ar chúl tá Luke Ó Mainnín. Jamie Ó cadhain, Róísín Ní Mheachair, Molly Naessens, Amy Ní Leanáin, Clíodhna Ní Annluain, Reiyana Ní Ruairic, Tomás Ó Maoileáin, Conor Ó Dúda, Seán de Paor, Oisín Ó Kindregan, Cillian Mac Pilib agus Kai Mac Fhiachra. Chun tosaigh ó chlé: Ciara de Paor, Sarah Ní Ruiséil, Aoibheann Ní Chochláin, Jessica Ní Thuile, Conor Ó Grádaigh, Daire Ó Cuinneagáin, Ryan Ó Dúda
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    Coimhlint ghéar idir Molly Naessens, Scoil Cheithearnaigh agus Daria Ní Bhraonáin, Scoil Iognáid. Ar faire tá Ryan Ó Dúda, Scoil Cheithearnaigh
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    An liathróid ag peileadóir Gaelscoil Dara agus peileadóirí Scoil Éinne, An Spidéal á cur faoi bhrú. Pic: Seán Ó Mainnín
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    SEAIMPÍNÍ!: Tá áthas an domhan ar Ciara de Paor agus Jessica Ní Thuile, Scoil Uí Cheithearnaigh, Béal Átha na Sluaighe, Co na Gaillimhe díreach tar éis a mbua in aghaidh Scoil Iognáid sa cluiche craobh ceannais Féile Peile Gael Linn ar Pháirc na bPiarsach, Ros Muc, Co na Gaillimhe ar an gCéadaoin (Bealtaine 15). Pic: Seán Ó Mainnín

Ros Muc hosts Féile na Peile Connacht finals

in GAA

For more than 100 national school pupils up to fifth class, it must have been the first taste of the big time in sport. A beautiful manicured pitch, a crowd, TV cameras and sports photographers, pep talks, Amhrán na bhFiann… The Féile na Peile Gael Linn Connacht finals in Páirc na bPiarsach, Gort Mór, Ros…

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ORFC unveils plans for major facility expansion

in Rugby

Oughterard Rugby Football Club (ORFC) has unveiled major new plans for the club’s expansion after its purchase of 11 acres of land at Pier Road. This will enable the club to grow from its existing site on the Clifden Road, which has been its home since 2004. As this was leased land, the club could…

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Carna to host Galway Country 10k event

in Sport

The 6th annual Conamara 10k race takes place this year on Saturday October 8 at 4pm in Carna, Connemara. This year’s race is being organised and run by local athletic club Connemara AC in conjunction with Oireachtas na Gaeilge ‘Na Rásaí Series’. The Connemara Athletic Club are very proud also to have this year’s race…

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Darach Mac An Iomaire struggles with Donnchadh MacRáth during a visit by Highlands and Islands shinty clubs to Inverin

Cois Fharraige stick it to Celtic cousins

in Sport

The sports might have compromised but that’s as far as it went as far giving an inch to a Celtic cousin. Two teams representing shinty clubs from the Highlands and Islands squared up to hurling counterparts, members of Micheal Breathnach’s hurling team and the women’s Cumann Camógaíochta Chois Fharraige, on the last Sunday in July…

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