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# Galway

1st June 2023
# Team news
Two changes for Kerry and Galway as Tribe defender returns from serious injury
The Kingdom face Cork, while Galway travel to Westmeath this weekend.
# Drugs
Man charged after €100,000 worth of cocaine seized in Co Galway
€7,300 in cash was also seized following the search of a residence in An Spidéal, Co Galway yesterday evening.
This week
28th May 2023 - 2nd June 2023
# fightback
Galway come from 12 points down to secure Leinster final spot with Dublin draw
It finished 2-22 to 1-25 at Croke Park.
Last week
21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Minor Matter
Goals key for Mayo as they claim Connacht final win over Galway
Six points separated the sides in Tuam.
# Animals
20 donkeys found abandoned in Galway field in 'shocking case of neglect'
The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland described the case as “a significant moment, but not unexpected”.
# Tuam
Red Cross envoy appointed to oversee excavation and exhumation at Tuam mother and baby home
A former INTO general secretary will also lead the negotiation with all religious bodies who had a historical involvement in Mother and Baby Homes.
Last month
May 2023
# Gaelic Football
Last four All-Ireland finalists meet on Saturday - and hardly a cheep
Kerry, Mayo, Tyrone and Galway are out against each other this weekend as the brand new group stages begin.
# History
Galway down Kilkenny to secure first Leinster minor hurling crown
In their first year competing in Leinster, the Galway young guns created history by delivering provincial silverware across the Shannon.
# Crash
Man (50s) dies and teenager hospitalised after two-vehicle collision in Co Galway
The incident happened on the N65 at Moyleen at approximately 7.30am.
# Plan Ahead
GAA confirm fixtures for All-Ireland openers with Killarney and Salthill in spotlight
Kerry will play Mayo in Fitzgerald Stadium and it’s Galway against Tyrone in Pearse Stadium.
# Dates For Diary
Here are the updated All-Ireland fixtures after Connacht and Munster finals
The new-look championship format begins on the weekend of 20-21 May.
# Sharpshooter
Matthew Tierney hits 2-7 as Galway secure Connacht title
Padraic Joyce’s side were always in control against Sligo as they retained the JJ Nestor Cup.
# Sharpshooter
Matthew Tierney hits 2-7 as Galway secure Connacht title
Padraic Joyce’s side were always in control against Sligo as they retained the JJ Nestor Cup.
# Athenry
Medtech firm Dexcom announces 1,000 jobs for Athenry
An additional 500 construction jobs will also be created to build the site on IDA-owned land near the Galway town.
# Referee crisis
Henry Shefflin brands harassment of referees 'absolutely disgraceful'
Cats legend supports striking referee’s body
# Referee crisis
Shefflin: 'What’s going on in Kilkenny at the moment, it’s just absolutely disgraceful'
Cats legend supports striking referee’s body
April 2023
# Galway
Gardaí investigation launched after man found dead in 'unexplained circumstances' in Galway
The man, who was in his 40s, was found behind a retail premises in the Ballybane area.
# busconnects
Bus services in Galway to increase by nearly 50% under proposed new network
Consultation on the draft new network launched today and will run for six weeks.
# Connacht semi-final
Damien Comer stars as Galway edge tense battle with Roscommon
Tribesmen advance to Connacht final with Sligo.
# Lovely Hurling
0-13 for Niland as Galway ease past Wexford in their Leinster opener
The margin of victory would have been much greater had the Tribe not hit 14 wides.
# Ballinasloe
Man arrested over incident where landlord lunged at tenant with circular saw in Co Galway
Gardaí have confirmed that a man is being detained.
# Interview
Galway star David Burke on the comeback trail from 'dreaded ACL'
The 2017 All-Ireland winning captain underwent surgery earlier this month.
# Five-Star
Kerry power past Galway to lift Division 1 title for 12th time
It finished Kerry 5-11 Galway 1-10 at Croke Park.
# Galway
Father of Lukas Joyce appeals to teenagers not to take risks on roads as 14-year-old laid to rest
Joe Joyce was given a standing ovation by the congregation at St Brendan’s Church in Annaghdown.
# Galway
Kirsty Bohan remembered as a 'joyful' person as first victim of Galway crash is laid to rest
The north Galway town of Headford and surrounding area came to a standstill as 14-year old Kirsty Bohan was laid to rest.
# Ladies Football
Kerry and Galway unveil teams for Division 1 league final in Croke Park
Throw-in tomorrow is 5pm, with the HQ double-header live on TG4.
# Galway
Funeral for teenage boy killed in Galway crash to take place on Saturday
Two other teenagers were seriously injured in the crash and remain in hospital.
# Galway
Funeral mass for girl killed in Galway crash to take place Friday
Two other teenagers were seriously injured in the crash.
# Galway
Two young teenagers - a boy and a girl - killed in Co Galway road crash
The other occupants remain in University Hospital Galway for treatment on their injuries.
# Gardaí
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following serious assault on man (20s) in Galway
The man was taken to University Hospital Galway where he is currently in a serious but stable condition.
# Roscommon
'You have to enjoy this... We can't wait for Galway!'
Burke in high spirits as Rossies advance to home semi-final
# Minor
Niland scores 1-13 in Galway win over Kilkenny, Wexford beat Offaly to reach last four
Minor hurling action dominated the Leinster hurling agenda today.
# Reaction
Padraic Joyce: 'Either implement the rules or not. That’s not sour grapes'
Galway lost out by three points in yesterday’s Allianz Division 1 league final to Mayo.
# Reaction
'I’d lead it myself if I got a chance, but no, we can’t. The optics would be wrong'
No celebrations for league champions Mayo with a Connacht championship tie next Sunday.
# green and red
Mayo see off Galway to land second league title win in five seasons
Kevin McStay’s side won out by three points at Croke Park.
# green and red
Mayo see off Galway to land second league title win in five seasons
Kevin McStay’s side won out by three points at Croke Park.
March 2023
# Ready to go
Mayo and Galway name teams for Croke Park league final
Kevin McStay’s side have made 10 changes for the game.
# League lessons
Final call: Who is best placed to take Kerry's All-Ireland crown?
Sunday’s Allianz League finals have the feel of a Croke Park audition for the leading four contenders to take Kerry’s Sam Maguire crown.
# tribe talk
'My initial fears were that my season was over' - Comer eyeing Galway glory after knee setback
The Tribe are targeting Allianz football league Division 1 success as they look to go one further than last year.
Galway-Mayo rivalry and Dublin aim to make amends: Allianz Football League talking points
Four huge games in store this weekend in Croke Park.