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Month: October 2021

Great Performances at Primary Schools Finals

Great Performances at Primary Schools Finals

Another glorious day of primary schools cross-country action saw some super performances from athletes in the club while representing their schools. Pride of place went to Alan Hallinan who had possibly the unique achievement of winning the 6th class race while still only in 5th class. Alan becomes only the 2nd boy from Craughwell NS to take the Galway Schools Senior Cross Country title, with Kyle Moorhead the other back in 2014. Alan led his school to team victory in…

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Community Health and Wellbeing Board

Community Health and Wellbeing Board

Craughwell AC marked World Mental Health day in collaboration with Mental Health Ireland, HSE and Galway Sports Partnership when they came together to launch the “Community Health and Wellbeing Board” initiative. The initiative has two main aims; to raise awareness of a range of local and national Mental Health supports and services in sports clubs and community groups across Galway city and county, and to promote awareness and engagement in the Five Ways to Wellbeing, which are five simple evidenced…

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Glorious Bushfield Galway Unevens

Glorious Bushfield Galway Unevens

After all this talk of Ballybrit being such a great course of late (it is), Loughrea AC’s stunning facility at Bushfield came out fighting and showed once again today why it is as good a cross country course as exists anywhere. Full credit to host club Loughrea AC who put on a smashing show and the glorious weather and course combined to make it a brilliant introduction to Cross for everyone that took part. Muireann Kelly got the day off…

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Fitzgerald leads Galway XC Gold Rush

Fitzgerald leads Galway XC Gold Rush

“Bring Long Spikes and be prepared for a mudbath” was my advice during the week to anyone who’d listen. A week of persistent rain raised the famous Turlough in Craughwell to full bloom and I couldn’t see it being any other way. I couldn’t have been more wrong! The course defied the bad weather to an amazing degree – with just a single soft spot in the corner and basically no mud – kudos to the drainage experts in Galway…

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