Win A Volvo

2nd August 2022 12:00 am Galway, Ireland

This raffle is in aid of Croí, the Heart and Stroke Charity and will take place on the 2nd of August 2022. Your support will help Croí continue to deliver their lifesaving programmes and support services, including Heartlink West, our free community telephone helpline and virtual health chats operated by Croí’s Specialist Health Team.

The Volvo XC40 Recharge Plugin Hybrid mixes bold looks with stylish interiors, comfortable materials with ingenious storage, class-leading safety and cutting-edge technology. It does exactly what a small SUV should, it delivers an excellent drive every time. This raffle is kindly supported by Kenny Volvo. Read more about the raffle – Win A Volvo.

Croí Friends Westport Annual Golf AM AM

30th June 2022 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Westport Golf Club

Join us for a Croí Friends Westport Annual Golf AM AM in aid of Croí

Details:

€140 for a Team of 4 (any combination)

Sponsorship of Tees €70

Golf Ireland Handicaps (maximum handicap for competition – Men 28/Ladies 36)

Free blood pressure checks with a Croí Nurse from 11 am – 4 pm

Goody bags will also be provided and a special raffle will take place.

Booking:

To book your tee time contact:

Name: Joe Gibbons

Email: joegibbons1942@gmail.com

Number: 0862527403

Raffle

1st Prize

  • 4 Ball at Connemara Championship Links, Clifden
  • 2 Double Rooms (B&B) at the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel

2nd Prize

  • 4 Ball at the Galway Bay Golf Club, Oranmore
  • 2 Double Rooms (B&B) at the Connaught Hotel, Galway

3rd Prize

  • 4 Ball at Bearna Golf Club
  • 2 Double Rooms (B&B) at the Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo

And a number of additional prizes

Croí Race Day at the Galway Races

29th July 2022 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Galway, Ireland

Croí is delighted to announce that the Annual Croí Race Day at the Galway Races is back on the calendar for 2022 and will be held on Friday 29th July.

For more information and to reserve a table this year, please contact Christine at christine@croi.ie.

Tickets include: complimentary coach transfer to and from Ballybrit; admission to the racecourse; admission to the top floor Panoramic Suite of the Killanin Stand; drinks reception on arrival; 4-course complimentary meal with wines; afternoon tea; guest tipster; private tote facilities and after-races entertainment.

Once again, all proceeds directly support the ongoing fight against heart disease and stroke. We hope to see you there!

2022 Croí Corrib Charity Cycle

12th June 2022 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Galway, Ireland

Thank you for your support!

Check out the photos from this years event!

Thank you for joining us for the 28th Annual Croí Corrib Charity Cycle, sponsored by Corrib Oil, and our first physical fundraising event of the year.

Date: Sunday, June 12th, 2022
Location: Start and finish at Peacockes Mart, adjacent to Peacockes Hotel, Maam Cross, Connemara, H91 V520
(Please note, the public closure of Peacockes Hotel will not affect this event or parking)
Route options: 40km / 80km / 110km (Scroll down for more information)

Croí Corrib Cycle FAQs

The cycle includes roadside assistance, support vehicles, refreshment stops and a post-cycle burger, provided by O’Reilly’s Bar and Kitchen, Salthill. All registered cyclists will receive a limited edition Croí cycle jersey, water bottle and Croí face covering. Registrants will also be entered into a raffle to win a fantastic cycling equipment package worth €1,000 courtesy of West Side Cycles.

Bike & Road Safety/T&Cs/Waiver

12th June 2022 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Galway, Ireland
  • The event will take place on open roads and instructions from the Gardaí and event marshals must be obeyed.
  • Please make sure your bike is in good working order before the day – check brakes, chain, pump tyres…
  • You will not be permitted to participate in this event without a helmet.
  • You are entering the event entirely at your own risk and you must ensure that your fitness level is appropriate to the distance and elevation of your chosen route. Before the start of the event, if you have any concerns whatsoever about your physical fitness or health or any medical conditions that may affect your safe participation; you must consult your Doctor.
  • Please ensure your nutritional requirements are met. You may wish to bring additional food to that available along the route.
  • The Croí Corrib Cycle is not a closed road event and cyclists must obey the rules of the road. Always keep to the left-hand side of the road. Do not cross the white line in the centre of the road.
  • Ride a maximum of 2 abreast at any time and only when safe to do so.
  • Croí Corrib Cycle is a leisure cycle and not a race. Cycle no faster than your ability or weather conditions allow. The West of Ireland is known for strong winds and this cycle has many sharp bends and declines so proceed with caution at all times!
  • Please familiarise yourself with the route in advance (maps / brief route description attached). Corrib Cycle directional signs will be placed throughout the route. Please bring a printout of the route map with you or save these to your phone, so they can be easily accessed, even in areas without wifi/phone signal.
  • No earphones or tri-bars are permitted.
  • The routes selected for Croí Corrib Cycle are on quiet roads, but you will encounter some traffic and MAJOR road junctions where you MUST STOP before proceeding. Marshals are not empowered to stop traffic. Therefore, you must exercise caution even where marshals are present.
  • Please ensure you carry the following with you: spare tubes, pump, tyre levers, rain cape, bottle, phone and money just in case!
  • Cyclists should be prepared as weather conditions on the course can change and you should be prepared, with items such as A waterproof jacket… and sunscreen!
  • If weather conditions deteriorate to an extent that compromises safety, organisers may shorten/alter the route.
  • For your safety, the first and last 2k of all routes will be neutralised, i.e., reduced speed and no-passing in this area.
  • Please be mindful of your own safety and the safety of others while on the course as there may be vehicles, pedestrians, leisure cyclists, walkers, runners, or spectators en route.
  • The event operates under a strict Leave No Trace policy. Please bring your litter home with you, and please be respectful of residents and business owners along the route.
  • I agree that no liability whatsoever shall attach to the event organiser: Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac & Stroke Foundation, Ltd., individuals associated with the event organiser, other event Sponsors, or any event Official in respect of injury, loss or damage suffered by me in or by reason of the event, however caused.

Highlights from the 28th Annual Croí Corrib Charity Cycle!

Three cycle routes to choose from

Scroll down for more information

Beginners (40K)

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross, heading northwest towards Leenaun and turning back again towards Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.

View on Google Maps

40KM

Intermediate (80K)

Our 80km route offers incredible views and a challenging climb towards Loch na Fooey.

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross, heading northwest towards Leenaun and turning right where you will cycle along Loch na Fooey, towards Finny. You will then continue onto Clonbur and turn back towards Cornamona (before Cong) and finish at Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.

View on Google Maps

Advanced (110K) 

Our 110km route option offers spectacular views and intense climbs for experienced cyclists.

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross and head northwest to Leenaun, then turning right and taking you over “Lally’s”. From there you will descend into Toormakeady, travelling down Maumtrasna (looking out on Lough Mask) towards Finny and cycling along Lough na Fooey. You will continue on to Clonbur and turn back towards Cornamona (before Cong) and finish at Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.  

View on Google Maps

Thank you to our title sponsor for over 20 years:

8th Annual Croí Night Run

7th October 2022 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Galway, Ireland

Friday, October 7th, 2022

We are so happy to be bringing the Night Run back to the prom for 2022!

Stay tuned for more information!

AMYA Annual 5K Charity Walk

19th September 2021 11:00 am - 1:30 pm Salthill Prom, Galway

Organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association Ireland

Love for all, hatred for none

Join us and show your support for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Galway!

Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Date: Sunday, September 19, 2021

Start time: 11 am

Location: Salthill Prom, Galway

Distance: 5K

Registration Fee: Single €10, Families €15
(Register on-site from 11:00 am)

Light refreshments will be served after the walk

Join us for Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association Ireland’s annual 5K charity walk on Sunday, September 19th on the Salthill Prom, Galway. 100% of funds raised will go to three charities; Croí, COPE Galway and Simon Community Galway. Croí is delighted to have been chosen once again as a charity partner for this great event.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association (AMYA) is a dynamic youth organization within the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, who strive to preserve human rights, help all in need and promote service to humanity and the community’s peaceful motto of ‘love for all hatred for none.’ The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has established itself in over 200 countries, with the Youth Association raising millions for various charities.

Donations in aid of Croí can be made by clicking here.

Thank you for supporting Croí!

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Win a Volvo with Croí

3rd August 2021 9:00 am - 11:59 am

DRAW TAKES PLACE ON AUGUST 3RD!

Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity, is delighted to announce the opportunity to win a brand new Volvo XC40, worth over €40,000 (plus – you get to choose the colour!).

Please support us. Tickets cost just €20, with bundles of 3 tickets for €50 or 7 tickets for €100. Visit winavolvo.ie to purchase your tickets now. The draw will take place on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Saving Lives when Every Second Counts

9th July 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Online

Doireann O’Mahony BL presented an expert discussion ‘Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Saving Lives when Every Second Counts’ in aid of Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity.

Date: Friday, July 9th
Time: 10am-12pm
Location: Online via Zoom

Hear from an expert panel of speakers, along with a question and answer session at the end of the event.

Speakers include:

  • Doireann O’Mahony, Barrister – Welcome & Introductions
  • Mr. Justice Anthony Barr, High Court Judge – Opening Remarks
  • Cathal Joyce – Footballer and Cardiac Arrest Survivor
  • Prof Sanjay Sharma – Professor of Cardiology, St George’s Hospital NHS Trust, London
  • Dr Conor Deasy – Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Cork University Hospital
  • Dr Nick Flynn – General Practitioner, Cork
  • Dr Chris Danbury – Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Southhampton
  • Neil Johnson – CEO, Croí Heart & Stroke Charity

This event was in aid of Croí, any donation amount you can give is welcome. 

2021 Croí Corrib Cycle

11th July 2021 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Galway, Ireland

SAVE THE DATE FOR NEXT YEAR: SUNDAY JUNE 12TH

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

The Croí Corrib Cycle was our first physical fundraising event of the year. Registration is now closed – thank you so much for your support!

Date: Sunday, July 11th, 2021
Location: Start and finish at Peacockes Hotel, Maam Cross, Connemara
Route options: 40km / 80km / 110km
Read our FAQ

Three cycle routes to choose from

Beginners (40K)

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross, heading northwest towards Leenaun and turning back again towards Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.

View on Google Maps

40KM

Intermediate (80K)

Our 80km route offers incredible views and a challenging climb towards Loch na Fooey.

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross, heading northwest towards Leenaun and turning right where you will cycle along Loch na Fooey, towards Finny. You will then continue onto Clonbur and turn back towards Cornamona (before Cong) and finish at Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.

View on Google Maps

Advanced (110K) 

Our 110km route option offers spectacular views and intense climbs for experienced cyclists.

Cyclists will depart from Maam Cross and head Northwest to Leenaun, then turning right and taking you over “Lally’s”. From there you will descend into Toormakeady, travelling down Maumtrasna (looking out on Lough Mask) towards Finny and cycling along Lough na Fooey. You will continue on to Clonbur and turn back towards Cornamona (before Cong) and finish at Maam Cross. Click the map to see the route.  

View on Google Maps

Thank you to our title sponsor for over 20 years: