Galway City Roller Derby Open Day is taking place this Sunday, August the 27th in the Salthill-Knocknacarra GAA on Dr Mannix Road, Salthill. This is will be a free fun event where anyone over 18 years of age can come to try on skates and gear, to see if they would be interested in learning to skate and play roller derby. Skates and gear provided. Mouthguard’s required but some will be available to buy on the day if needed. NO previous experience required. Times: 5-7pm in The Aras GAA hall, Dr. Mannix Rd, Salthill. Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/452686678423621/?__mref=mb
‘Second Wind’ and great CRAIC this Easter Sunday with a comeback of the Blizzards from Westmeath in Monroe’s Live. Irish band originally from Mullingar in County Westmeath formed by Niall Breslin and Killian Egan in late 2004 managed to rock the audience of Galway’s Premier Live Music Venue, Monroe’s Live with their extatic blistering show. ‘Are you Sound?’ ‘He is Sound’ was the motto of the night and Niall Breslin, the frontman and former GAA and Leinster Rugby footballer had the crowd in his possession for the most of the gig. As a photographer and 360 degree video producer working in the crowd I know I must say the Blizzards energy […]
‘Galway Night for Syria’ -A local group of people from Galway have come together trying to fundraise money for the people of Syria. “We are all painfully aware are really suffering. We are having a fundraising night in the Clayton Hotel on Thursday the 16th of March 2017 to raise much-needed funds,” informed organiser of the event Dawn Connolly Bowles The ticket price will be €20.. Sean Slattery and the Connections will be playing on the night. There will be finger food and it will be followed by a DJ. We will have some great spot prizes and other fun fundraising activities.
April 1988; Joe McDonagh, Galway. Hurling. Picture credit; Ray McManus/SPORTSFILE. Former GAA president and Galway All-Ireland hurling champion Joe McDonagh has died aged 62. His death, after an illness, was confirmed at the week-end by the GAA. His funeral is tomorrow 24 May. Scroll down for more funeral details. Mr McDonagh, an Irish speaker from County Galway, was president of the association between 1994 and 1997. He captained Galway hurlers to the All-Ireland championship in 1980 and won his county’s, and nation’s hearts when he led Croke Park in a memorable rendition of The West’s Awake. Source: Death of former GAA president Joe McDonagh, GAA President from 1997 to 2000 – The Irish […]