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Ed Sheeran at Pearse Stadium Galway in May 2018

Ed Sheeran Concert at Pearse Stadium Galway in May 2018 Following his triumphant Glastonbury Festival headline performance, Ed Sheeran is delighted to announce his Nationwide 2018 Ireland stadium tour. Kicking-off at Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh on 4th & 5th May, Boucher Road Playing Fields in Belfast on the 9th May, Galway’s Pearse Stadium on the 12th & 13t read more..

Football Senior & Intermediate Football Championship Draws 2017

Football Senior & Intermediate Football Championship Draws 2017 Senior Round 3 Milltown v Mountbellew-Moylough Leitir Mór v Kilconly Killannin v Maigh Cuilinn Ml Breathnach v St James St Michaels v Salthill-Knocknacarra Preliminary Quarter Final Caherlistrane v Tuam Stars Corofin v St Michaels or Salthill-Knocknacarra Intermediate Round 3 Menlough v Kilkerrin-Clonbern read more..

Clarinbridge GAA strategic Plan Launched at Club Function

(Photo: Shane Cannon, David Forde, Peter Boland, Noel Quinn (Chairman of Clarinbridge GAA), Mark Kerins, Des Foley, Sheila Byrnes, Micheal Donoghue and Enda McGuane ... all members of the 5 year plan committee) Clarinbridge GAA strategic Plan was launched at a Function Night held in Paddy Burkes on Friday 23rd of June."Bridge to the Future" is a strategic plan for the club, compiled over t read more..

Galway set up Leinster Final clash with Wexford with easy win

Joe Canning hit seven points and reigning league champions Galway saw off Offaly by 0-33 to 1-11 at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Galway were 0-16 to 1-06 ahead at half-time after they answered Oisin Kelly’s early strike with a brilliant half of free-flowing hurling. Portumna ace Canning scored five points in the first-half and Conor Whelan did the rest of the damage in the second-half... read more..

Maturing Galway battle hard for thrilling win over great rivals Mayo (2)

Galway held off a strong comeback from 14-man Mayo to force their way into the Connacht final after a 0-15 to 1-11 win at Pearse Stadium.The sending off of Keith Higgins in the 26th minute had a huge impact on the game as Galway worked their way into a four-point lead only for Cillain O’Connor to kick three late frees to pull Mayo back into contention.But Galway held on to claim a one-point ... read more..

Loughrea reign supreme in Kilbeacanty Hurling 7's

Loughrea were the kingpins of the 2017 Kilbeacanty beating Beagh in a closely contested final on a score line of 3-15 to 6-03. The loss of Kevin Keehan in Beagh’s first game proved costly in their bid for 3 in a row and Loughrea proved too strong in the final playing some spectacular hurling on the way to claiming the 7’s McCarthy Cup and €7,000 prize fund. Loughrea beat Ardrahan ... read more..

Loughrea Under 14's win County Hurling Title

Juvenile Hurling Committee Chairman Padraic Lohan presents the County Under 14 Hurling Joe Salmon Cup to Loughrea captain Shane Morgan following his side's victory in the Final at Kenny Park Athenry. read more..

Tommy Larkins win Under 14B Title

Padraig Lohan, Chairperson of Coiste Iomána Na nÓg, presents the County Under 14B Hurling Cup to Tommy Larkins captain Donal Keane. Tom Monahan presenting the Ocean Hygiene 'Player of the Match Award' to Tommy Larkin's Conor Slattery. read more..

All-Ireland Under 21 Championship Launch 2017

In attendance at the launch of the Bord Gáis Energy Under 21 All-Ireland Hurling Championship are, from left, Thomas Monaghan of Galway, Billy McCarthy of Tipperary, Peter Casey of Limerick, Luke Meade of Cork, Patrick Curran of Waterford, Liam Blanchfield of Kilkenny, Aron Shanagher of Clare, Shane Barrett of Dublin, Christy McNaughton of Antrim and Aaron Maddock of Wexford. Photo by Ram read more..

Celtic Challenge Fixtures (Final Round)

The final round of Celtic Challenge Group games took place on Wednesday evening and all three Galway teams did well and have all qualified for the Quarter finals of the competition.Galway Maroon 4-12 North Tipperary 1-17Goals win matches. In an entertaining game in Portumna on Wednesday, Galway Maroon struck for four goals at vital stages to seal a hard earned win over North Tipp. Th read more..

Loughrea Under 14's win County Hurling Title

Juvenile Hurling Committee Chairman Padraic Lohan presents the County Under 14 Hurling Joe Salmon Cup to Loughrea captain Shane Morgan following his side's victory in the Final at Kenny Park Athenry. 'The joy of winning' Loughrea players celebrating their County Final success read more..

Hurlers get Leinster campaign off to perfect start at Tullamore (2)

League champions Galway got their championship campaign up and running with an emphatic 2-28 to 1-17 win over Dublin at O’Connor Park in Tullamore.The dismissal early in the second-half of Dublin defender Cian O’Callaghan minimised any chance of an upset as Galway advanced to a Leinster SHC semi-final meeting with Offaly next month. It was only Galway’s second ever senior ch... read more..

Kilbeacanty Hurling 7's - Bank Holiday Monday

Kilbeacanty  Hurling 7s - Bank Holdiay Monday        Prelim Q Final       3pm Kilimordaly Vs  Kilbeacanty PQ1             Q Finals       3:20pm Beagh Vs  Craughwell QF1 3:40pm Tubber Vs  Gort QF2 4:00pm Loughrea Vs  Ar read more..

Celtic Challenge Round 3

CELTIC CHALLENGE ROUND 3 Three wins for Galway Teams Galway McDonagh 4-16 North Clare 0-7Three in a row and heading for Division one is the mid term progress report for Galway north. Darren O Brien opened the scoring for North Clare before three in a row from TJ Brennan, Conor Molloy and Isaa Dehora set Galway up for a lead they never subsequently surrendered. North Clare's top forward Tom Bar read more..

Football Championship Draws (Round 2) 2017

Senior Winners GroupCaherlistrane v St JamesCorofin v Maigh CuilinnTuam Stars v Salthill-KnocknacarraLeitir Mór v Monivea-AbbeyAnnaghdown v Mountbellew-MoyloughSenior Losers GroupMilltown v CaltraCortoon-Shamrocks v KillanninMl Breathnach v BearnaSt Michael’s v KillererinAn Cheathru Rua v KilconlyIntermediate Winners GroupOranmore-Maree v GlenamaddyAn Spideal v HeadfordMenlough v Cl read more..

County Under 14 Hurling 'man of the match award' to Loughrea's Shane Morgan

Juvenile Hurling Sponsor Tom Monaghan presents the County Under 14 Hurling 'man of the match award' to Loughrea's Shane Morgan. read more..

Irish Junior National Under 19 Handball Title

Diarmuid Mulkerrins erupts with joy after clinching his maiden Irish Junior National Under 19 Handball Title.... read more..

Cumann Peile Mhaigh Cuilinn Golf Scramble

Cumann Peile Mhaigh Cuilinn county playes Dessie Conneely, Peter Cooke and Sean Kelly with Mark Bergen, Super Valu, promoting the Mega Golf Scramble in Ougterard Golf Club on Friday 16th of June.... read more..


To mark the beginning of a summer of hurling. #HurlingToTheCore celebrates Bord Gáis Energy’s belief that hurling is more than a sport or pastime - it is deeply ingrained in Irish history and stitched into our national identity. In attendance at the Bord Gáis Energy Summer of Hurling Launch is GAA Director General, Páraic Duffy, centre right, with from left, Patrick Curr... read more..

Celtic Challenge Galway Hurling Squads

Celtic Challenge Galway Hurling Squads Galway McDonagh Celtic Challenge SquadBack Row: (left to right) Willie Burke, T J Brennan, Sean Burke, Conor Lee, Diarmuid O’Brien, Dylan Shaughnessy, Mark Gill, Jack Egan, Daragh Conneely, Sean Joyce, Jack Hughes, Eoghan Kerin, Damien Curley. Front Row: (left to right) Damien McGlynn, Conor Molloy, Micheal Glynn, Mark Kennedy, Isaac Dehora, Nei... read more..

Ladies Football Draw Winner

Galway Ladies Football Captain Emer Flaherty presents Marion Wilson and her children with her €100 prize in  March Supporter's Club Draw. read more..

Hurling League Final Management 2017

Galway manager Michéal Donoghue with selectors Noel Larkin and Francis Forde after the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Final between Galway and Tipperary. Photo by Joe Keane read more..

David Burke inspires Galway to victory at Gaelic Grounds

All-Star midfielder David Burke produced a stunning display for Galway as they ended Division 1B campaign with a fourth win at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Limerick led by 1-13 to 0-15 at the end of an exciting opening half which saw Cian Lynch strike for the only goal of the game just before the break. But David Burke was a colossus at the start of the second-half, and he reeled off five poi... read more..

Footballers score five goals against Derry at Tuam Stadium

Galway’s promotion hopes stepped up a gear in a cracking contest at Tuam Stadium when they eventually saw off a brave Derry side. Damian Barton’s men looked good on a number of occasions to secure a priceless victory, but a youthful Derry side were hit by a good response from the Tribesmen at crucial moments of a superb match. Derry had the advantage of the diagonal wind in the openi... read more..

Under 21 Footballers survive poor second half display against Leitrim

Galway survived a spirited second half rally from Leitrim to set up an intriguing Eirgid Connacht Under 21 Semi-Final encounter with All Ireland champions Mayo. A bizarre match unfolded in Tuam with Galway accumulating a 19 point advantage which was cut down to four in the closing stages. With Michael Daly and Peter Cooke prominent at centrefield Galway took control reeling off 4-8 on the spin f... read more..

Galway Hurling & Football Championship Draws 2017

County Hurling Championship Draws 2017 Senior A (Group 1) Senior A (Group 2) Senior B (Group 1) Senior B (Group 2) CraughwellLoughreaLiam MellowsTommy LarkinsCappataggleMullagh Padraig Pearses PortumnaSarsfieldsGortTurloughmoreSt. Thomas' CarnmoreBeaghArdrahanTynagh/Abbey-DuniryCastlegarClarinbridge  MoycullenAthenryKillimordalyAhascragh/FohenaghKilnadeeman/Leitri... read more..

Galway retain Connacht FBD Football League Title

Goals from Cillian McDaid and Danny Cummins ensured Galway retained the Connacht FBD League title.Ultimately a lively encounter at Kiltoom was shaded by Galway, who will be content with the form of newcomers Cillian McDaid and Barry McHugh in attack before their Allianz Football League games.Roscommon were bright initially with Ultan Harney effective in a targetman full forward role enabling his c... read more..

New GAA Senior Hurling Championship Sponsor - Bord Gais

Bord Gáis Energy has signed a three-year deal with the GAA to become a sponsor of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship. The company has also sponsored the U-21 hurling championship since 2009. The deal was announced at Croke Park, where GAA President Aogán Ó Fearghaill said the organisation "hope to further build on what is already an excellent partners... read more..

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