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Whelan ends long wait with epic Mullingar Scratch Trophy victory

Jake Whelan (Grange) winner of the 2021 Sherry Fitzgerald Davitt & Davitt / Pinergy sponsored Mullingar Scratch Trophy at Mullingar Golf Club today (02/08/2021). Picture by Pat Cashman Jake Whelan is no longer the quiet man of Irish golf after he birdied the last two holes to claim a one-shot win in the Mullingar Scratch Trophy and loudly announce his...
Tags: Sport, Fox, West, Ireland, Ford, Golf, Paul Mcginley, Leinster, Chattanooga, Galway, Newlands, TJ, Jake, Enniscorthy, Whelan, University of Tennessee

TJ Ford and Alan Fahy through to South of Ireland final at Lahinch

Lahinch Golf Club TJ Ford will be bidding to become the first County Sligo winner of the Pierse Motors Volkswagen sponsored South of Ireland title when he faces Dun Laoghaire’s Alan Fahy in this afternoon’s final at Lahinch.The 24-year old, who works full time in golf marketing, beat Fortwilliam’s Hugh O’Hare 2 and 1 in scorching conditions in the fir...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Ford, Graeme Mcdowell, Golf, Dublin, Galway, Enniscorthy, Ewing, Roscommon, Lahinch, John Burke, Marc Boucher, Fahy, Conroy, O'Hare

Kennedy tops South of Ireland qualifiers at sun-baked Lahinch

Royal Dublin’s Max Kennedy during the first round of the South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch Golf Club, Picture © Fran Caffrey / A call to coach Noel Fox worked like a dream as Douglas' Peter O'Keeffe kept his dream of winning the Pierse Motors Volkswagen sponsored South of Ireland Amateur Championship alive with a super second round ...
Tags: England, Sport, Fox, Ireland, Heritage, Golf, Connor, Dublin, Kennedy, Galway, Murphy, Malone, Byrne, Ballymena, Lyons, O'Sullivan

O'Connor burns it up in Lahinch with sizzling 63

Thomas O'Connor (Athlone) carded a nine-under-par 63 to lead the 119th South of Ireland Championship, sponsored by Pierse Motors Volkswagen. Picture by Pat Cashman Amateur golf is a young man’s game these days but Athlone’s Thomas O’Connor was pleased to “buck the trend” and open with a nine-under 63 that matched the scorching weather to lead after th...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Heritage, Arizona, Golf, Dubai, North West, Connor, Kennedy, Mcgrath, Limerick, Galway, David Marshall, Marshall, Mcdonnell, Murphy

Hill tops North qualifiers as just one two-over makes cut

Joshua Hill (Galgorm Castle) Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Galgorm Castle’s Joshua Hill topped the qualifiers on a countback from clubmate Michael Reid in the North of Ireland Amateur Championship at Royal Portrush.A member of the Irish U18 panel, he compensated for two bogeys and a triple bogey on the 14th at the Dunluce links with five birdies a...
Tags: Amateur golf

Ten Irish players seek dream starts in The Open

Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin) en route to victory in the 2020 AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Sandy Hills Links, Rosapenna Golf Club, Co Donegal last October. Picture by Pat Cashman Ten Irish players will be amongst the 288 dreamers chasing 12 golden tickets to The Open at Royal St George’s when they tee it up in 36-hole Final Qualifying at four ...
Tags: France, Sport, Czech Republic, Golf, European Tour, Nottinghamshire, Dublin, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Lancashire, Limerick, Galway, Majors, 288, Tim Rice, Ballymena

At least nine Irish make Final Qualifying for The Open

The Claret Jug. Picture: The R&A At least nine Irish players will compete in Final Qualifying for The Open at four venues across England on Tuesday.Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley is exempt following his Irish Amateur Close win at Rosapenna last year and will be one of 288 players competing for 12 spots in the field at Royal St George’s with three places up...
Tags: England, France, Sport, Czech Republic, Golf, Dublin, Prince, Shane Lowry, Padraig Harrington, Lancashire, Galway, Majors, George, Kilkenny, Donegal, St Annes

Lyons and McDonnell set the pace in Connacht Stroke Play

Joe Lyons. Picture by Pat Cashman Veteran Joe Lyons fired a brace of two-under 70s to share the halfway lead with Jack McDonnell heading into the final 36 holes of the Connacht Stroke Play at Portumna.After making was he said was his last interclub appearance for Galway in that semi-final defeat to Belvoir Park in the AIG Senior Cup at Donegal on Thur...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Galway, Mcdonnell, Lyons, Lisburn, Donegal, Amateur golf, Carton House, Jack McDonnell, Eoin Murphy, Darragh Flynn, Joe Lyons, Aaron Marshall, Sam Murphy

Maguire denies Nolan in Connacht Stroke Play after Portumna playoff

Alex Maguire (Laytown & Bettystown) winner of the Connacht Men's Stroke Play at Portumna Golf Club. Picture © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Laytown and Bettystown's Alex Maguire continued the club's proud tradition as a cradle of young talent when he edged out Galway's Liam Nolan after a three-hole aggregate playoff to capture the 2021 Connacht Men's Stroke...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Nolan, Galway, Connacht, Mcdonnell, Maguire, Lyons, McCabe, Lisburn, Portmarnock, Royal County Down, Liam Nolan, Amateur golf, Faithlegg, Jack McDonnell

AIG All Ireland joy for Carton House, Kilkenny and Spanish Point

Carton House won the AIG Men's Senior Cup at the AIG Men’s Cups & Shields Finals 2020, Donegal Golf Club, Murvagh, Donegal, Ireland. 11/06/2021 Picture: Golffile | Thos Caffrey Carton House ended eight years of pain when they captured their first senior pennant with a 3.5-1.5 win over Belvoir Park in the 2020 AIG Senior Cup at Donegal Golf Club.The C...
Tags: America, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Clarke, Ferguson, Scott Jones, Leinster, Jones, Michael, Galway, Wilson, Tom, Ward, PAUL

Leona leads; Berehaven's AIG Jimmy Bruen joy; Lanigan shines in Women's Amateur

Chris Downey (left) and David Kelly celebrate Berehaven’s historic win in the AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield at Donegal GC. © Golffile | Thos Caffrey Leona Maguire blasted a seven-under 65 to take the early lead in the LPGA Mediheal Championship in San Francisco.The Co Cavan star (26) reeled off four birdies in her first six holes on the back nine at Lake Mer...
Tags: England, Scotland, San Francisco, Spain, Sport, Aig, Thailand, Austria, Ireland, South Africa, House, Golf, Pga Tour, European Tour, Switzerland, Belgium

Berehaven and Baltinglass to battle for AIG Jimmy Bruen and first All Ireland

Munster champions Berehaven Golf Club (above) and Leinster champions Baltinglass will be going for their first All Ireland title in the AIG Jimmy Bruen Shield Final at Donegal GC on Thursday. Picture: Niall O'Shea Berehaven are dreaming big after they beat Ballinasloe 3.5-1.5 to set up a battle with fellow minnows Baltinglass for the 2020 AIG Jimmy Br...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, Leinster, Patterson, Carlin, Galway, Balmoral, Murphy, Corbett, Mann, Rafferty, Kilkenny, Hegarty, Donegal, Mooney

Pro14 Rainbow Cup: Connacht v Ospreys (Fri)

Team details and match preview as Ospreys go to Galway to face Connacht in the Pro14 Rainbow Cup on Friday.
Tags: News, Galway, Connacht

Tesco and Decathlon to anchor new Galway development - Connacht Tribune Group

Tesco and Decathlon to anchor new Galway development   Connacht Tribune Group
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Galway, Connacht Tribune Group

Comment on classic shortbread by Laura P.

These look phenomenal! I too adore Walker’s shortbread, and have fond memories of when I was studying abroad in Galway, sitting in the lounge on rainy afternoons (i.e., most afternoons) in the main building with a styrofoam cup of tea, a package of two Walkers fingers, and my Discman.
Tags: Food, Galway, Walker, Laura P

Foclóir Farraige.

Claudia Geib writes for Hakai about a new dictionary project: Sitting amid the bric-a-brac of generations of seafarers before him, fisherman and museum curator John Bhaba Jeaic Ó Confhaola of Galway, Ireland, tried to describe a word to interviewer Manchán Magan. The word, in the Irish language, was for a three-bladed knife on a long pole, used by generations of Galway fishermen to harvest kelp. Ó Confhaola dredged it from his memory: a scian coirlí. “I don’t think I’ve said that word out loud ...
Tags: Uncategorized, Canada, Atlantic, Ireland, Linguistics, Vancouver, Galway, Galway Ireland, Magan, Hakai, Foclóir Farraige, Claudia Geib, John Bhaba Jeaic Ó Confhaola, North Atlantic Many, Hakai Pass

Let's have an answer! Take our fiendish University Challenge quiz

Ahead of the grand final of the brain-squeezing series next Monday, test your mental mettle with 15 questions set by the show’s quizmastersThe opening scene of which of Shakespeare’s plays comprises just 61 words, the longest of those words being "lightning", "hurlyburly" and "graymalkin"?Macbeth Twelfth Night Timon of Athens Comedy of Errors What term for a type of particle accelerator also applies to a type of electromagnetic radiation generated by charged particles spiralling in magnetic fiel...
Tags: UK, Television, US, Life and style, Bbc, Rome, Culture, Television & radio, Athens, Argentina, Jeff Bezos, Shakespeare, Game Shows, Salzburg, Florence, Niger

Despite Brexit and COVID-19, Irish investors remain bullish

Ireland’s technology scene has come in leaps and bounds in the last decade, with a growing VC scene, plenty of startups and tech giants attracted by the nation’s favorable tax incentives and talent pool. Google, Facebook, Slack, Microsoft and Dropbox each have a European headquarters sited in Dublin. As the EU’s only remaining English-language speaking hub, Ireland is attracting more diversity in its founders than ever before, plus the tech diaspora is returning to its roots as the ecosystem mat...
Tags: TC, Europe, Tech, Eu, Atlantic, Ireland, Deloitte, Bill, Dublin, Biden, Frontline, Latin America, Brexit, Draper Esprit, Invision, Limerick

NUI Galway contribute to significant breast cancer risk genes study

Breast cancer investigators in the Lambe Institute at NUI Galway have collaborated on a pivotal international study into breast cancer risk which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine today. The results of the study have identified that there are nine specific genes associated with breast cancer risk.
Tags: Science, Galway, New England Journal of Medicine, NUI Galway, Lambe Institute

Ireland Is One Country That’s Done Well For Classical Music Online

Or so says pianist Finghin Collins, who’s also artistic director of Music for Galway and the New Ross Piano Festival. Collins: “Ireland has done extremely well in the arts, in the sense that many, many classical music organisations, and others, have pivoted very quickly into the online space. If I speak to my colleagues in France, Germany, Switzerland, continental Europe, they haven’t. … We really managed in August, September, October to get ourselves into this online space where we were able t...
Tags: Art, Europe, Music, Ireland, Collins, Galway, France Germany Switzerland, 01.18.21, Finghin Collins

Galway members push to reverse Irish Amateur Open decision

Spectators watch the final of the 2017 AIG Irish Amateur Close Championship at Galway Golf Club. Picture: Pat Cashman A Emergency General Meeting could be on the cards at Galway Golf Club after a leading member said he was “mortified” by the recent decision by Council to inform Golf Ireland that the club did not wish to host this summer’s Irish Amateu...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Council, Galway, Lahinch, Portrush, Amateur golf, Pat Cashman, Ronan Mullarney, Galway Golf Club, Golf Ireland, Galway Golf Club Picture, Sean Hosty Tommy O'Connor

Pro14: Ospreys and Connacht set new league date

Ospreys and Connacht bring forward their rearranged Pro14 match in Galway to 24 January.
Tags: News, Galway, Connacht

Pro14: Ospreys and Connacht look to set new league date

Ospreys and Connacht will aim to bring forward their rearranged Pro14 match in Galway to the weekend of 22-24 January.
Tags: News, Galway, Connacht

Galway backs out of 2021 Irish Amateur Open

Galway Golf Club. Picture: Galway GC Golf Ireland will soon begin searching for a new venue for this year’s Irish Amateur Open Championship after Galway Golf Club voted on Monday to turn down its chance to host the event from August 12-15. Three years ago, the huge Salthill club, which had 1,292 members on its books at the start of last year, was awar...
Tags: England, Sport, Golf, Galway, Warrenpoint, Salthill, James Newton, Development Committee, Amateur golf, Jamie Fletcher, Galway Golf Club, Island Golf Club, Golf Ireland, Ken Kearney, Donabate, Mackenzie Ebert

The Diversity of Irish.

Stan Carey, of Sentence first, has a piece in the Irish Times, ‘Wasn’t it herself told me?’: Which bit of Ireland would that phrase be from? (abridged from the text published in The Stinging Fly, winter 2020-21), that’s an excellent roundup of the distinctive features of Irish English: In Eilís Dillon’s novel The Bitter Glass, set in west Co Galway during the Irish Civil War, there is a line of dialogue that is quietly extraordinary in showing some of the turns the English language has taken in ...
Tags: Uncategorized, Ireland, Linguistics, Newfoundland, Galway, Irish Times, Connemara, Shannon, Ye, Stan Carey, Synge, Eilís Dillon, Lady Gregory, Robert Bernen

Mullarney and Yates top dogs at TaylorMade Winter Series

Naas’ Jonathan Yates Professionals Ronan Mullarney and Jonathan Yates took the top prizes in the TaylorMade Winter Series at Portmarnock Links.Naas professional Yates won the gross by a shot from AIG Irish Close champion Hugh Foley and by two from Portmarnock’s James Temple while Galway man Mullarney also shot 68 to win the nett as 92 players teed it ...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Golf, European Tour, Dublin, Galway, Foley, Taylormade, Whelan, Tara, Yates, Naas, Portmarnock, Quinlan, Amateur golf, Challenge Tour

Waiting For Your Virus-Canceled Opera To Premiere, And Then Waiting More, Is So Very 2020

Composer Elaine Agnew was supposed to see her opera Paper Boats premiere in Galway. “The original plan for three performances in mid-June was lost due to the first lockdown and the December performance would have been a slimmed-down livestream. Now, like most of Music for Galway’s 2020 plans … it’s hovering, Cheshire-cat-like, in the imponderable, post-festive, pre-vaccine future most of us are contemplating for the early months of 2021.” – Irish Times
Tags: Art, Music, Galway, Cheshire, 12.05.20, Elaine Agnew

Study: False widow spiders carry harmful strains resistant to common antibiotic treatments

A team of zoologists and microbiologists from NUI Galway have published a new study showing that common house spiders carry bacteria susceptible to infect people, with the Noble False Widow spiders also carrying harmful strains resistant to common antibiotic treatments.
Tags: Health, Galway, NUI

Study finds false widow spiders bite can transmit harmful antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A team of zoologists and microbiologists from NUI Galway have published a new study showing that common house spiders carry bacteria susceptible to infect people, with the Noble False Widow spiders also carrying harmful strains resistant to common antibiotic treatments.
Tags: Science, Galway, NUI

16 Books I Read in October

Happy November, my friends. If you haven't yet voted, please make a plan to do so tomorrow! (And wear your mask.) I read 16 books in October, and most of them were audiobooks and almost all were for pure escapism. Maybe one of these days I'll return to books that make me think, but last month I wasn't in the mood. That said, I was surprised to find several 5-star reads/listens on my list. October was an awesome reading month. Here are my brief thoughts. I wrote longer reviews for some of these...
Tags: Books, Japan, London, California, Montana, Ireland, Ohio, Jack, Pacific, Central America, Harrow, Galway, Hamptons, Dexter, Black Sun, White City