Streets of Galway

The Streets At 30 - A Brief History

  • Posted on: 20 June 2010
  • By: david_glynn

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1986 The first Streets of Galway is organised by Cospoir, predecessor to today’s Irish Sports Council, on Friday August 15th 1986. Its ethos is a "Mass Family Fun Run – Sport for All". Race headquarters are Moneenageisha College and the Great Southern Hotel, and the first race committee is: Jack Mahon, Mick Roche (Race Director), Geraldine Hanley, Sean McMenamon, Philip Cribben, Paddy Greaney, John McNamara and Jimmy Lydon. Entry is £4 and 560 runners take part.