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#Volvo Ocean Race

From The42 British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race Missing

British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race

John Fisher was swept overboard Monday afternoon.

From The42 Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity' Annalise

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

From TheJournal.ie Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy Galway City

Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy

Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Volvo Ocean Race brings €100 million into Galway Ocean Race

Volvo Ocean Race brings €100 million into Galway

More than 900,000 people have been in Galway for the festivities.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: "Galway went global this week" with Volvo Ocean Race Galway

Taoiseach: "Galway went global this week" with Volvo Ocean Race

Enda Kenny said that the race finale had brought the kind of audience and publicity “that no marketing budget could ever buy”.

From The42 VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway Endurance This post contains videos

VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway

The French boat, with Kerryman Damian Foxall on board, ended the eight month race with victory in the west.

From TheJournal.ie Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race Volvo Ocean Race

Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race

Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.

From The42 Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave Flash Flood

Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave

Check out this footage from the Volvo Ocean Race.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info Volvo Ocean Race

Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info

Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Awkward

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.

From The42 VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race Thar She Blows This post contains videos

VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race

“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”

From TheJournal.ie Unoccupied: Gardaí remove protesters from Eyre Square Occupy Galway

Unoccupied: Gardaí remove protesters from Eyre Square

Local councillors had been putting pressure on Gardaí to remove the Galway camp ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race next month.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

From The42 Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates Volvo Ocean Race

Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates

Director Jack Lloyd declares the race’s anti-piracy plan a success following delicate eight-hour operation.