Month: December 2014

Charity, Cycling and Craic!

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

Irish Guide Dogs: Who we’ll be helping

When Aaron Maher turned 3, he didn’t celebrate it like other children his age. Sorcha, Aaron’s mother, had to stay in a separate room with Aaron while his birthday celebrations were going on as groups of people and noise upset him. Days later Aaron’s parents were told he had autism. “We were really upset by…
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December 3, 2014 0