Galway Speeders Christmas Cards

Galway Speeders Christmas cards are back and available for purchase!! They come in a pack of 6 for 6 Euros with three different designs by Ailbhe Keane. Contact any of our members if you want to get your hands on them!!

posted on 25.11.2013

Swimming Update

Speeders are delighted to welcome back Amanda Mooney from Galway Swimming Club and to advise you that Amanda is now coaching our Advanced Swimmers on Thursday nights at 7.30 - 8.30pm in the lanes.
We would also like to extend our appreciation to Vincent Finn (Swim Ireland) for organising this.
Mary Arrigan-Langan will continue to take Beginners and Fiona Donovan is taking the Improvers.
Any queries re swimming lessons on a Thursday night please do not hesitate to contact Delia at 087 7971454 or by mail at

posted on 25.10.2013

Celtic Cup 2013

Congratulations to Jack, Shane, Sinead and all of the Irish Team on winning the Celtic Cup in Wales!!

posted on 15.10.2013

Speeders are back in action

Below is the main start dates for the sports at Speeders, contact us at if you have any questions.

Sport Venue Start Date Time Cost Contact
Karate Ballybane Resource Centre 9th September 2013 18:30 - 19:30 5 Euros Marion
Swimming Kingfisher Club NUI Galway 19th September 2013 19:30 start 5 Euros Caroline
Table Tennis Kingfisher Club NUI Galway 21st September 2013 10:00 - 12:00 2 Euros Rena
Saturday Club Renmore Community Centre 21st September 2013 13:00 - 14:00 5 Euros Ingrid
Basketball Renmore Community Centre 21st September 2013 13:00 - 14:00 2 Euros Loic

And don't forget to check the Calendar for full list of events.

posted on 05.09.2013

GOLD MEDAL for Sinead!!

Congratulations to Sinead on her Table Tennis Gold Medal at the Dwarf World Championships in the USA!!

posted on 29.08.2013

Galway Speeders Inclusive Cycling Event

You are invited to participate in Galway Speeders Inclusive Cycling Event which will take place on Sunday, 16th June.
Registration will be from 11.30 a.m., in the Renmore Community Centre with a 5k cycling event commencing at 12 noon.
The event is free and is to promote cycling for all families who have a child or an adult with a physical disability.
Bring your own regular bike, or a specially adapted bike, a hand cycle, a track bike. Parents, siblings and friends welcome to cycle together.
Invacare Ireland will be exhibiting their Top End hand cycles for all to come along and try out.
If you require any further information please contact Delia on 087 7971454.

posted on 30.05.2013

Junior National Table Tennis 2013 Results

Great results for the Galway Speeders who competed in the Junior Nationals TT championships on Sunday.
Jack was crowned Boys Wheelchair champion for the second year running!
Jessica came second in the Girls Wheelchair event and also came 2nd in the Girls plate.
Sinead won the Girls Standing event.
And newcomer Dylan, in his first tabletennis competition, won the Boys Plate.
Finally, Mark narrowly missed out on 3rd place in the Boys event following a five sets contest!!
Well done to all involved and Thanks to coaches Rena, Ronan and Richard for travelling to Dublin to mentor and support all our players!!

posted on 26.04.2013

IWA Sport 2012 Awards

The Galway Speeders athletes and volunteers collected SIX awards at the IWA-Sport AGM on Saturday 23rd of February!!
Below are our award winners:

Congratulations to our award winners!

posted on 26.02.2013

Notice of AGM for Galway Speeders

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of 'Galway Speeders' will take place on Thursday, 7th March 2013 at 8pm, in the Meeting Room (upstairs), Kingfisher, NUI, Galway. For any questions, forms and queries, please contact the Secretary, Delia Boyce (

posted on 12.02.2013

Galway Speeders host Wheelchair Basketball Blitz

Last Sunday, the Galway Speeders hosted the third round of the IWA Sport Junior Wheelchair Basketball Development Blitz in Renmore Community Centre. 32 players from Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Galway took part, with four teams battling it out throughout the day. There were some strongly contested games with two of those going to extra time!! The day ended with an All-Star game which also went down to the wire with the Western All-Star team edging out by a point! The next round will be in Clontarf on the 17th of February.
Special thanks to Renmore Community Centre, SAP Volunteers, the Clada group, Kingfisher Club NUI Galway , Bill Madden Florists and IWA Sport for their support and sponsorship. And finally, Galway Speeders would like to thank the parents and kids that took part on the day.

posted on 23.01.2013

The 'Saturday Club'

Galway Speeders are launching a new 'Saturday Club' group opened to young children with a physical disability.
Time: Saturday 2:30 'til 3:30pm from the 12th January 2013.
Venue: Renmore Community Centre
Fun activities will include indoor games, athletics, Boccia; and more.
If you are interested in joining or wish to find out more please contact:
Liz (0861730180) or Niamh (0878222138)
We look forward to hearing from you.
Come and try out - meet new friends & have fun!!

posted on 08.01.2013