By Graham Gillespie The Sanctuary Runners, who are a running club that aim to have locals and people in Direct Provision run together and get to know each other, held their first run in Galway on Saturday 9 February at the Knocknacarra Parkrun. Founded initially in Cork by journalist Graham Clifford, Sanctuary Runners are now also in Dublin, Limerick and Waterford, with … [Read more...] about New running group offers sanctuary and solidarity for asylum seekers in Galway
Dublin Marathon 2018
By Gary Elbert A clear crisp bank holiday Sunday morning greeted twenty thousand hardy souls in Merrion Square. The atmosphere was full of cautious optimism and nervous energy, the streets of Dublin coated in golden promise. Shedded orange and brown hued leaves were joined by gloves, hats, and training tops. The amount of gear discarded on those early kilometres would … [Read more...] about Dublin Marathon 2018
“Mentally I just went from mile to mile”: Galway teacher wins seven marathons in seven days
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
Sin Meets Vann Music.
Vann Music are an Irish electro-pop band who have been making quite a name for themselves in the past year. … [Read more...] about Sin Meets Vann Music.
Give it a Tri…..
Sport has always been an integral part of life for the staff and students of NUI Galway. Over the years, the individual disciplines of swimming, cycling and running have been well catered for by their respective clubs. … [Read more...] about Give it a Tri…..