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#Volvo Ocean Race

# volvo-ocean-race - Monday 26 November, 2012

From Business ETC Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

# volvo-ocean-race - Sunday 8 July, 2012

Volvo Ocean Race brings €100 million into Galway

More than 900,000 people have been in Galway for the festivities.

# volvo-ocean-race - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Taoiseach: “Galway went global this week” with Volvo Ocean Race

Enda Kenny said that the race finale had brought the kind of audience and publicity “that no marketing budget could ever buy”.

# volvo-ocean-race - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

From The Score VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway Endurance This post contains videos

VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway

The French boat, with Kerryman Damian Foxall on board, ended the eight month race with victory in the west.

# volvo-ocean-race - Monday 2 July, 2012

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

# volvo-ocean-race - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From The Score Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave Flash Flood

Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave

Check out this footage from the Volvo Ocean Race.

# volvo-ocean-race - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info

Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.

# volvo-ocean-race - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The Score The Morning Score: Wednesday Awkward

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.

From The Score VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race Thar She Blows This post contains videos

VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race

“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”

# volvo-ocean-race - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

Unoccupied: Gardaí remove protesters from Eyre Square

Local councillors had been putting pressure on Gardaí to remove the Galway camp ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race next month.

# volvo-ocean-race - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

From The Score Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates Volvo Ocean Race

Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates

Director Jack Lloyd declares the race’s anti-piracy plan a success following delicate eight-hour operation.