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|Irish name||Mícheál Ó Colmáin|
|Born||Abbeyknockmoy, County Galway|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
Michael Coleman (born 1962 in Abbeyknockmoy, County Galway) is an Irish former hurler. He played for his local club Abbeyknockmoy and was a member of the Galway senior inter-county team from 1988 until 1999.
County Galway is a county in Ireland. It is in the West of Ireland, taking up the south of the province of Connacht.
Galway is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht. It is the county town of County Galway, which is named after it. It lies on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay, and is the sixth most populous city in Ireland, with a population at the 2016 Census of 79,934.
Monivea is a village in County Galway, Ireland. It is located approximately 30 km from Galway City and 9 km from Athenry.
Moycullen is a Gaeltacht village in County Galway, Ireland, about 10 km (7 mi) northwest of Galway city. It is near Lough Corrib, on the N59 road to Oughterard and Clifden, in Connemara. Moycullen is now a satellite town of Galway with some residents commuting to the city for work, school, and business. Although Moycullen and its hinterland is classified as a ‘Gaeltacht’ area, the language has not been the local vernacular for many years. Moycullen falls under a Category C Gaeltacht Area due to its low percentage of daily Irish speakers.
The Soghain were a people of ancient Ireland. The 17th century scholar Dubhaltach Mac Fhirbhisigh identified them as part of a larger group called the Cruithin. Mac Fhirbhisig stated that the Cruithin included "the Dál Araidhi [Dál nAraidi], the seven Lóigisi [Loígis] of Leinster, the seven Soghain ... and every Conaille ... "
George Mann MacBeth was a Scottish poet and novelist.
The Archdiocese of Tuam is a Roman Catholic archdiocese in western Ireland. The archdiocese is led by the Archbishop of Tuam, who serves as pastor of the mother church, the Cathedral of the Assumption and Metropolitan of the Metropolitan Province of Tuam. According to tradition, the "Diocese of Tuam" was established in the 6th century by St. Jarlath. The ecclesiastical province, roughly co-extensive with the secular province of Connacht, was created in 1152 by the Synod of Kells.
The Connacht Senior Club Hurling Championship was an annual hurling tournament played between the senior hurling clubs in Connacht contested from 1970 until 2007 when it was discontinued due to a lack of meaningful opposition for the Galway champions. The Galway champions now qualify directly for the All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship semi-final.
The Connacht Intermediate Club Hurling Championship is an annual club competition in Connacht. Prior to 2008, county champions competed in the senior grade, but since then the senior champions from Mayo and Roscommon compete at intermediate level along with the Galway intermediate champions, who receive a bye to the final. The winners go on to compete for the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Championship.
Abbeyknockmoy is a village and parish in County Galway, Republic of Ireland. It is best known for the nearby ruins of the 12th century Cistercian abbey, established with the Kings of Connacht as its benefactors. The abbey was the burial site of King Cathal Crobhdearg Ua Conchobair and contains fine examples of medieval wall paintings and sculpture. It was formerly part of the kingdom of the Soghain of Connacht.
Clann Taidg was the name of a medieval cantred located in what is now County Galway, Ireland.
Michael Bodkin is a GAA inter-county referee. A native of County Galway. He was nominated for the position of assistant secretary for the Galway Hurling Board in 2009.
St. John's is a Gaelic Athletic Association club based in Carraroe and the eastern ward of Sligo, Republic of Ireland. It is one of the newer clubs in the county, having been formed in 1987 after a re-organisation of the GAA structures in the Sligo urban area. The club's grounds, formerly known as Cuilbeg, have been renamed Stenson Park in memory of legendary Sligo player and Curry/St. John's club man Johnny Stenson, and were formally opened in October 2012 by GAA President Liam O'Neill.
Brian Flaherty is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a substitute right wing-back for the Galway senior team.
Abbeyknockmoy GAA is a Gaelic Athletic Association club located in Abbeyknockmoy, County Galway, Ireland and is almost exclusively concerned with the game of hurling.
Brian Costello is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a full-back for the London senior hurling team.
The 2016 Galway Senior Hurling Championship was the 119th staging of the Galway Senior Hurling Championship since its establishment in 1887. Sarsfields were the reigning champions. Abbeyknockmoy and Moycullen participated in the senior championship having been promoted from the intermediate competition in 2015.
The Abbert River is a river in County Galway, Ireland, a tributary of the River Clare.
The Galway Intermediate Hurling Championship is an annual hurling competition organised by the Galway County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association and contested by the top-ranking intermediate clubs in the county of Galway in Ireland. It is the second tier overall in the entire Galway hurling championship system.
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