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Quickfire questions with Maeve Gallagher


ALL-ROUNDER Maeve Gallagher is pictured in action for Swinford AC on her way to winning the Girls U-19 1,500m at the National Juvenile Track and Field Championships last year. Pic: Sportsfile

Quickfire Questions

Name: Maeve Gallagher  
Clubs: Swinford Athletics Club, Castlebar swimming club and Castlebar cycling club.
Age: 18  
Occupation: Student

Working from home or just at home?
Just at home.

Strangest thing you do to pass the time?
Bake scones.

What’s the best thing about going nowhere?
Spending time with my family at home and not having to pack any suitcases or bike boxes!

Best thing about social distancing?
Weekly virtual “quiz night” with my grandad on WhatsApp video call.

Worst thing about social distancing?
Not being able to hug my grandparents and friends.

Favourite song to wash your hands to?
Taylor Swift- Shake it Off.

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?
Father Ted

Which three celebrity guests would you invite to your Zoom party?
Gwen Jorgenson (Olympic Triathlon Champion 2016), Mary Berry, Melissa McCarthy.

What’s your most prized possession at the moment?
My diary of 2020.

First thing you’ll do when the lockdown ends?
Go for a café breakfast with my mum.

One old match you’d love to watch back?
All-Ireland Gaelic football semi-final 2006 Mayo V Dublin

What do you miss most about training?
Warming up chatting to my buddies.

Sum up Coronavirus in three words?
Unpredictable, adventurous, reflective.

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