Welcome to the 2011 GWOCI 27th Irish Treffen







Planned Activities



Thursday: Irish Sing-Along/Slow Seisun.







Friday: Scenic Tour, Light Parade and live band.

There will also be a DJ each evening.




Saturday: Scenic Tour, Parade of Nations incorporated in the run. Optional Gala Dinner at �20 per person. Irish Dancing/Ceil�or.







Sunday: Relax, say goodbye to all your new friends. The Treffen site closes at 1400hrs.

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          FERRY OFFERS

GWOCI are delighted to be able to provide details of companies that can offer ferry prices up to 50% lower than on-line web prices for routes on the Irish Sea, and discounted fares for France/Ireland direct.

Celtic Horizon Tours

Celtic Horizon Tours are based in Ireland.
David Buckley is Managing Director and also a new member of GWOCI
Celtic Horizon Tours are offering GoldWingers very special ferry rates that would be difficult to beat.
A GoldWing with a trailer can be booked for the same price as a sidecar with at least one ferry company.  The rates are not published on the Celtic Horizon Tours web site.
To get the best price, please email or phone.
Bookings must be made by phone with credit or debit card.
There is a 2% credit card charge, but no charge for using a debit card.

You can contact David via;
Landline +353 1 629 2000
Fax +353 1 629 2545
Davids Mobile: +353 87 262 7334
Davids Email: dbuckley@celtichorizontours.com
Email: info@celtichorizontours.com

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Just Ferries


Just Ferries are based in England and deal in Sterling.

As an example of their rates, they offer the following fares on the Irish Sea.

Motorcycle and up to 2 people; Sterling £74 return,

M/c with sidecar and up to 2 people; Sterling £94 return.

These rates apply all season, and on both slow and fast ferries, both Stenaline and Irish Ferries.

They say that Stenaline accept a bike and trailer at the sidecar rate, but Irish Ferries do not.

These are their standard rates so no promotional code is required.

Phone 0044 1759 301010.

Email info@just-ferries.com

Their prices are not published on the web site. Their web site allows you to enter your requirements under Book Now, they will email you a quote; or you can ask a general inquiry using Contact Us.

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CelticLink Ferries


Celtic Link Ferries are offering a 10% discount on all ferry bookings made by GoldWing Club Members. They operate between Cherbourg and Rosslare and offer competitive rates.

To get the Discount please contact Rory by phone: 00353 53 9162688

Or Email rory.mccall@celticlinkferries.com

Please ask for the GoldWing discount (10%) and give your Club name and your membership number when making bookings.


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Irish Ferries


Please note we have not been able to clarify the supplement that Irish Ferries will charge for a trailer towed by a GoldWing.

I have fully explained the small trailers in question and am awaiting clarification.

Through GWOCI, Irish Ferries have offered GWEF discounted fares for 2011.

10% on Irish Sea crossings (Ireland/UK),

10% on their French Crossing (to/from Rosslare)

and a very good Group Rate (minimum 10 bikes) on the Irish Sea crossings..

To get the 10% discount you must use promotional codes.

You can get these from your Club Inter Rep.

To make a group booking contact your Club Inter Rep for prices and contact details.

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GWOCI has arranged a 10% discount on Stenaline’s Economy, Flexi & Premium motorist brochure prices, on all Stenaline Irish Sea routes for 2011 for GWEF members.

To get the 10% discount you must use a web logon and password.

You can get these logon details from your Club Inter Rep.

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Continental Europe to/from UK

P&O GWEF ferry price deal 2011


The GWEF Secretary has got agreement from P&O to renew their ferry deals on routes between Continental Europe and England.

This year the routes are

Calais to/from Dover,

Zeebrugge to/from Hull

Rotterdam and to/from Hull

These fares must be booked on the web and by credit card.

Access to the P&O web site is through the GWEF web site,


Look on the right hand side of the GWEF home page, under Member Benefits. There you will see P&O Ferry crossings. Click on that and follow the instructions.















































































Welcome to the 2011 Goldwing Owners Club of Ireland 27th International Treffen. This years Treffen will be held on August 18th-21st. at Na Pairsaigh GAA Sports Club, Elm Drive, Ennis Road, Limerick.




Inscription opens at 12 noon. Treffen run under GWEF rules.






Na Pairsaigh GAA has excellent facilities available to us. A large shower block with separate shower rooms for ladies and gents. A good sized bar and several rest areas, and a large function room adjacent to the bar.


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Shower block, camping area on good ground beside the GAA pitch.


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Rest areas in the clubhouse, and function room beside the bar.




Treffen Location. Na Pairsaigh GAA Sports Club, Elm Drive, Ennis Road, Limerick


View Elm Dr in a larger map  


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Places to Visit


The Burren, one of the worlds most stunningly unique natural heritage regions of the world. 

Adare Village is known as the prettiest village in Ireland. Two groups of, world famous, ornate, thatched cottages line part of the villages broad main street, punctuated with beautiful stone buildings, medieval monasteries and ruins.It is only 20 minutes from Limerick City. A nice place for afternoon tea.

Limerick, Shannon and Co. Clare have some of Irelands top attractions. Click Here and take some time to discover all the area has to offer our visitors from castle banquets and traditional Irish nights to Bunratty folk park and the Cliffs of Moher. So get your thinking hat on and start to compile your own must see list.

Aillwee Cave. This cave was formed by the glacial melt waters of an early ice age. The erosive power of the waters carved out a subterranean river deep underneath Aillwee mountain. This river has subsided since the last ice age, leaving behind one of Irelands most stunning caves for you to explore.

The Cliffs Of Moher. If you have a head for heights from the cliffs you can see Galway Bay, the Maum Turk Mountains and the Twelve Pins. One of Irelands top Visitor attractions. 214m at their highest point and over 8 kms long, its next stop New York.

Flying Boat Museum. The museum has a comprehensive range of exhibits with great illustrations. It includes a 1940s style cinema, the original terminal building from the 1930s, the radio and the weather room from the war years. It was here in 1943 that Irish coffee was "invented.“ There is a coffee shop and a souvenir shop on the premises. Its well worth a visit during your time in Limerick and allow about an hour.


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These are some of the local accommodation options near the Treffen site.

Greenhills Hotel


Greenhills Hotel has offered a GoldWing daily rate of €45 per person sharing for bed and breakfast. For a 4 night stay the rate drops to €40 pps for b+b.

To book email Daphne Green (daphne.greene@greenhillsgroup.com ) and quote 'GoldWing Rate' in the email.

Or Telephone 00353 61 453033

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Woodfield House Hotel


Woodfield have offered a GoldWing rate of €59 per twin room (double occupancy) and €45 per room (Single occupancy), rates include full Irish breakfast.

They are located just a 3 minute drive from the Treffen site and have a secure car park They say the hotel’s bar has a great local trade and wonderful atmosphere and will give visitors a real taste of Ireland in food and drink and craic.

Email: woodfieldhotel@eircom.net mark the email for Majella Masterson’s attention and quote ‘GoldWing Rate’.

Or Telephone: 00353 61 453022

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Limerick (Coonagh Roundabout),

Web price €39 per room (up to 3 people), Breakfast costs extra.

Located beside Eddie Rockets Diner

Email limerick@travelodge.ie

Phone 00353 61 457000

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Armada Lodge B&B


This is a small B&B (4 rooms), see B&B web site for rates.

Tel: 00353 61 326993

E-mail: armadalodgebandb@eircom.net