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Saturday 30th November, Dingle Bike Ride Presentation,  see the photo’s enjoy the craic at the Orange Tree, Winchmore Hill N21 3HA, 8pm onwards music from Michael O’Hare & Guest, Finger buffet.

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Dingle Three Day Bike Ride in aid of HCPT 26th-28th October

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Race Night at Dog and Duck Thursday 12th September starts at 7:45pm,  in aid of Youth Initiatives

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Festival of Irish Music and Dance

Saturday 17th November at the Mount Carmel Centre, London Rd, Enfield. Finger Buffet & Raffle. See the pictures of our recent Charity Bike Ride around the North of Ireland (see the Giant Cause) £9.50 Adults £3 Children.

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Billy Elliott 25’s Charity Card Drive

Saturday 3rd November at The Mount Carmel Centre Enfield, £10 entry.

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A 3 Day 150 Mile Charity Bike Ride

A 3 day inspirational journey along Northern Irelands Coastal route taking in The Magnificent Giants Causeway.

Flying out Friday 26th October returning on Tuesday 30th October. All monies raised in aid of Youth Initiatives Northern Ireland, a charity that is dedicated to breaking down the barriers in Northern Ireland.

Meet the team Liam McGrenaghan, John-Patrick Sainsbury, John McIntyre, Declan Linnane, Marieanne Sainsbury, Carmel Kearney, Rory McGrenaghan,Alistair Carey,Liam McCarthy, John Gavaghan, Matt McIntyre, Eamonn Swift, Brian Sainsbury, Eamonn Bannon, Daniel Griffin, Pat Kearney, Andy Hewitt, Noel Sainsbury and others to be announced.

For more info contact Noel on 07866456249

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Charity Meal in aid of Headway  Sunday 14th October from 5.30pm at the Beautiful South Restaurant Windmill Hill Enfield. Good food, Raffle & Auction  all for a great cause and only £24.90 per head

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OLSGEIRE have assembled another team to take part in a 92KM charity bike ride around the countryside of Essex.   This can be classed as a marathon on the bicycle.

Meet the team: Paul Bennett, Ken Hayes, Donnacha O’Rourke, Neil Saunders, John Pinckney, Ken Ryan, Barry Cronin, John McIntyre, Matt McIntyre, Eugene McIntyre, Kevin Sullivan, Liam McCarthy, JP Sainsbury, Noel Sainsbury, Declan Linnane, Liam McGrenaghan, John Gavaghan, Peter Warwick, John McLaughlin, Trevor Wooton, David Hilliard, Eamonn Bannon, Emilio Marchese, David Douglas, Gino Marchese, Aengus Ryan, Callum Barton, Pierce Glennon, Stephen Williams, Marco Jones, Shaw McKenzie, Conor McQuade, James Jeffery, Joe Halvey, Kevin Linnane, Michael Durkan, John Capliss, Brian Snelling, Kevin Conroy, Brian Clitherow and Dave Benson.

We are raising money for a worthy charity Headway East London.  At Headway East London, people work together to solve problems, make progress and enjoy life following an acquired brain injury (ABI). Headway East London supports anyone whose life has been affected by an ABI. This includes people with ABI, families, friends, carers and professionals.

The Headway House in Kingsland Road, Hackney is the headquarters of Headway East London. It is a day centre, welcoming all those who have an ABI – a hub for our community and occupational support services and fundraising activities.

CHECK OUT www.justgiving.com/olsgeireheadway for more information.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate – I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

So please dig deep and donate now.


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The Final Leg

The 220 Mile Green Belt Relay, our final endurance event for Kidzone will take place this weekend 19th/20th May.  We would like to thank our many supporters for helping to make the events a success and a big thank you to all participants without whom the events could not take place. Meet the team Rose McKinney, Peter Langan, Geoff Donohue, Dave Smith, Dave Finnegan, Joe Tatham, Anthony Langan, Kevin Whelan, Dave Linehan, Liam McCarthy, Matt Dean, Tim Williams, Martin McAuliffe, Ciaran, Micky Piper, Eamonn Bannon, Paul Piper, Kevin Conroy Harry Piper, Noel Sainsbury, Declan Linnane, Tony Elliot, Liam McGrenaghan, Brian Kelly, Lorraine Kelly, Chris Coen, John Wallace,Mark Casey,John Gavaghan, Matt Connolly and Paul Bennett. For more information contact Noel on 07866456249

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Thank you to all those who supported the Race Night at the Dog & Duck in April.  The night was a great success raising £2,600 for charity.

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As part of our fund raising programme we recently hosted a Golf Day and auction. The event took place on Friday 2 March at Crews Hill Golf Club, Enfield. The event raised £6500 for charity. We would like to thank all those who supported the event in aid of a very worthwhile project.

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3 DAY 200km CYCLING MARATHON around County Clare In AID Of KIDZONE
(Sat. 22nd October – Mon. 24th October 2011)

This October OLSGEIRE will again be taking on a new challenge to make a difference to people’s lives. The team will return once again to Ireland to complete a three day cycle, starting in Clare and finishing in Gort (Galway). They will be attempting to complete a challenging Bike ride along the coastal area’s of Kilkee and Doolin passing through Lisdoonvarna before attempting the gruelling Corkscrew Hill into Ballyvaghan and then inland via Kinvarra and onto Gort Saturday 22 – Monday 24 of October.

Just like any other year there’s a very worthwhile cause behind the cyclists efforts. This year our focus will be to help 25 orphaned girls in Kenya and help change their lives forever. We want to make a difference to their lives in Nairobi by helping them to move away from the dangers of the city to a new safer home.

At the moment their safety and future opportunities is our prime objective. With the money raised from the cycle ride we will help them make a place they can call home. Where they live presently is small and situated in a school class room. Within this confined space and inadequate facilities the girls struggle to have the room and space they deserve. The dream of kidzone is to move the girls to a much more suitable environment where their quality of life and their opportunities can be significantly improved. This year both Tony Elliott and Noel Sainsbury visited the program in Nairobi to meet and spend time with the girls.

Please support us in changing the lives of 25 girls.

Meet the cyclists:

Noel Sainsbury , Danny Griffin , John Gavaghan, Declan Linnane, Liam McGrenaghan, Liam McCarthy, Dave Benson, Charlie Soyka, John McIntyre, Kevin Sullivan, JP Sainsbury, Pat Kearney, Eamonn Bannon, Brian Sainsbury, Matt Connolly, John Leahy, Marianne Sainsbury, Kevin Linnane, Clare Sainsbury


(22nd July 2011)

Meet the cyclists:

Brian Snelling, Declan Linnane, Eamonn Bannon, Eamonn Swift, James Jeffrey, John McIntyre, Kevin Sullivan, Liam McCarthy,Liam McGrenaghan, Matt McIntyre, Noel Sainsbury

Please help us to improve their lives!

Kidzone Kenya is UK supported charity with an orphanage, a school sponsor program and an outreach family support program. They are also affiliated to the “Hope for Children” UK registered charity (UK reg 1041258)



OLSGEIRE have just completed two difficult endurance events to raise money for a worthy charity Headway East London.  Headway East London, people work together to solve problems, make progress and enjoy life following an acquired brain injury (ABI). Headway East London supports anyone whose life has been affected by an ABI. This includes people with ABI, families, friends, carers and professionals.  The centre is based is Hackney East London.

The Green Belt Relay

We assembled a team of fun runners to run 220 miles around the outskirts of London known as the Green Belt.

It starts from Hampton Court and circumnavigates London on towpaths, footpaths and quiet country lanes before returning to Kingston. The course is renowned for the spectacular scenery and interesting sites that it passes.
The stages vary in distance from 5.6 to 13.5 miles and there are 22 stages.   The aim is to complete the course over two days.

Meet the Team…

Noel Sainsbury, Declan Linnane, Anthony Langan, Peter Langan, Chris Langan, Eamonn Bannon, Paul Lake, David Finnegan, Daniel Greer, Brendan McAuliffe, Micky Piper, Mark Holland, Ramona Gallagher , Helen O’Brien, Dan Lenihan, Kelly Linehan, Dave Smith, Liam McCarthy,  Jack and Harry Piper, Tim Williams,  Chris Coen, Joe Tatham, Kevin Conroy, John Fraine, Tom Mulherin, Liam McGrenagahan, Tony Elliot, Matt Connolly, John Gavaghan. Dan Smith

67 Mile Cycle Ride around the Essex Countryside – Sunday 19th June 2011

Well after the Green Belt Relay OLSGEIRE will be  assembling another team to accomplish a tough challenges – 67 miles in one day around the countryside of Essex.   This can be classed as a marathon on the bicycle.  Meet to the team who completed this challenge:

Peter Warwick, Liam McCarthy, Pierce McGrenaghan, Liam McGrenaghan, John McIntyre, Matt McIntyre, Kevin Sullivan, Brian Snelling, Eamonn Bannon, Declan Linnane, Ken Ryan, John Forbes, Joe Halvey, Nigel Saunders, James Jeffrey, Mark Holland, Eamonn Swift, John McLaughlin, Jackie Gavaghan, Shauna Gavaghan, Keelin Gavaghan, Kevin Conroy, Amy McMcCluskey.

Get behind this challenge by clicking on the link below.

This year we are raising money for Headway East London.  ‘Just trying to make a difference’

www.justgiving.com olsgeirebigchallenge

Photographs and a film from all these events will be uploaded shortly.