Galway Celebrates as 2017 Hurling Champions
What an unforgettable weekend that was. Galway have bridged the 28 year gap to become All Ireland Champions. There were emotional scenes as David Burke lifted the Liam McCarthy Cup in an ecstatic Croke Park yesterday. Dublin was a sea of maroon and white yesterday evening as the party continued in to the small hours. The party moves West today as the homecoming celebrations continue in Galway, the team are expected in Ballinasloe at 3:00pm and then onto Pearse Stadium for 6:30pm for further celebrations. Congrats to the entire squad from all in the Connacht Hotel.
You can read an overview of the match here.
Zombie Walk 2017
If you are looking for a charity event for a great cause that’s slightly different check out the Jigsaw Galway 2017 Zombie Walk. This is an all ages family friendly event. It starts at 6pm in Eyre Square where you can get your make up done by a professional Make Up Artist for €5 and €2 for under twelve’s. All of the organisers, performers and make-up artists are volunteering for free. The walk itself begins at 7:45pm proceeding down Shop Street towards Farther Griffin Park.
Full details of how to register for the Zombie Walk can be found here.
Connacht Rugby v Southern Kings
Connacht will be looking to get the first win of the season against the Southern Kings this Saturday evening. The South Africans will be looking for a big performance after suffering an absolute hammering against a Leigh Halfpenny inspired Scarletts in the opening round. The Kings who are guests of the hotel this week will be a great test for Kieran Keane as he will be familiar with them from his time in Super 15 rugby. Best of luck to Connacht here’s hoping for a great game.
Results and future matches for Connacht Rugby can be found here.