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Galway Revives Ancient 'Royal' Yacht Club
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#YACHT CLUB – Volvo Ocean Race Organisers in Galway have revived a 120-year old Yacht Club with 'Royal' connections. The 'Royal Galway Yacht Club' (RGYC) was established in 1892 but had not been heard of for quite some time. But…
New CEO Announced for Galway Volvo Ocean Race Festival
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Lets Do It Global, the organisation behind the Irish entry in to the Volvo Ocean Race and the  Galway Race finish has announced a new Chief Executive Officer. It has also announced it is 'closing a seed fund' to support…
Galway Gets New Sports Centre
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John Killeen, one of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover organisers and now a freeman of Galway, has opened a new low-rent watersports centre near the new slip commissioned specifically for the stopover, the Irish Times repots this morning. The centre…
New Offshore Race Around Rockall
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A new offshore race will set a fleet of boats on a sprint to Rockall, a lonely rock around 270 miles north-west of Donegal. The 750-mile race will be timed to coincide with the arrival of boats in the Volvo…
VOR Organiser to Receive Honorary Doctorate
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Volvo Ocean Race organiser John Killeen is to be honoured by NUI Galway this June with an honorary doctorate. The Let’s Do It Ireland Chairman, who was responsible for bringing the hugely successful Volvo Ocean Race to Galway, is on…
Freedom of Galway for VOR team?
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Enda O'Coineen, John Killeen and Eamonn Conneely are in line to receive the freedom of the city of Galway, but the timing of the award is making waves. A row is brewing over when the mayor proposes to bestow the…

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