Richie Hogan: “We were totally blown away . . .Galway just came with, and they do it every couple of years, an attitude that they would beat all the teams in the country put together.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

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Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. Photograph: Getty Images. Cormac Sharvin of Ardglass Golf Club. “It is great to win this big one – a tournament every amateur international targets.”Photograph: Getty Images.

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Adrien Pendaries of France with the 2015 Irish Boys Amateur Open Championship trophy after his victory at Tuam Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman.

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Dr Una May, Irish Sports Council’s Anti-Doping director:  “Regardless of what level players are playing at doping is banned.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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