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Final Open Meeting!!!! March 24th 2015

Galway Cycle 2015 is almost upon us, and the final open meeting for this year will take be held in the Iontas Building on the North Campus of Maynooth University at 7pm on Tuesday March 24th.  This will be the final opportunity before the cycle to present your mycharity donations, etc., as well as the…
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March 19, 2015 0

Training Update – Final Mandatories – 9 AM start!

As GC 2015 is approaching ever more quickly, the training cycles are getting longer, so with that in mind, the training cycles this weekend will leave the South Campus gates at 9 AM instead of 10 AM previously.  This means you should be getting there at 8:30 AM to be ready to leave on time.…
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March 3, 2015 0

Dine in the Dark with Galway Cycle – March 7th, 2015

On March 7th, Maynooth Students for Charity will host Dine In The Dark, a unique fundraiser for Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind’s Assistance Dog Programme, in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth. Keeping in the theme of the charity, those who join us for the four course dinner will have the unique experience of dining from…
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February 22, 2015 0

Staunton Shield 2015 – Feb 28th, 2015

The annual Staunton Shield Football tournament returns to Maynooth on February 28th! All proceeds will of course go to this year’s charity, Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, and we look forward to seeing you all there again to compete for the eponymous trophy. For more information, or to enter, please email fundraising[at]galwaycycle.ie (substituting @…
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February 13, 2015 0

Open Meeting – JH1, 7:30pm, Feb 3rd 2015

GC 2015 (AKA the best weekend of the year!!) is  getting ever closer, and as part of the preparations, our next open meeting will take place at 7:30pm on Tuesday February 3rd. This meeting is aimed at all collectors and cyclists, and will consist primarily of an information night, but is also a great way to get…
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January 25, 2015 0

MyCharity.ie – A How-to Guide!

Hi All, Now that the cyclists have started their training for the 2015 Galway Cycle, it’s a good time for everyone to get prepared for fundraising!  One thing that many people find useful is fundraising through mycharity.ie.  This is a great way for people to sponsor you that you might not see face to face,…
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January 5, 2015 0

New Year, New Season!

The New Year and GC15 are fast approaching!  Training starts this weekend at 10am with an Introductory 10km cycle and Special Day for Beginners! This will increase by 10km each week and training includes certain mandatory cycles which are to ensure all cyclists are familiar with GC procedures, and with cycling as part of a large group.…
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December 31, 2014 0

Galway Cycle 2015 Launched – Registration now open!

On December 16th, Galway Cycle 2015 in aid of Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind was launched on the campus of Maynooth University.  As part of this, the charity visited the campus (and brought puppies!!), and were joined by this year’s Galway Cycle Committee, and the President of Maynooth University, Professor Philip Nolan.  This followed…
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December 20, 2014 0

Galway Cycle Committee Visit Irish Guide Dogs Facility

On Saturday December 13th, the committee of the Galway Cycle travelled to Cork to visit the Irish Guide Dogs facility, where they raise and train future guide dogs.  The Committee would like to thank Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind for the chance to visit, and were delighted to see where the money raised this…
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December 14, 2014 0