In case you missed here, here was what everyone got up to last year 🙂 Here’s to more of the same this year, perhaps minus the rain!!
A Tour de Connacht is being organised again this year. This time as a 3 day event starting Fri 16th September 2016 through to Sunday 18th September 2016. The proposed route is as follows:- Day 1-Galway -Roscommon -Strokestown -Carrick-on-Shannon -Boyle (140km) Day 2-Boyle -Ballina -BangorErris -Westport (170km) Day 3-Westport -Delphi-Lenane -Lough Inagh -Maam Cross -Oughterard/Carraroe […]
An unexpected start! I had never ever considered riding the Tour de Munster. I have been aware of the event for a number of years and I’ve always admired the cyclists that participate. (I still do!) I had too much respect for the event to think I could ever ride, let alone finish it. I’ve […]
As an injured and bored runner, I bought a bike in January 08. This bike was very different to my last bike which I got as a present for my communion (a second hand thing with one brake and the second brake kicked in when I pedalled backwards!) I loved it but felt it wouldn’t […]
Thursday August 16th 2007 saw 56 ‘leisure’ cyclists join the legendary Seán Kelly at Cork’s City Hall to be waved off by the Lord Mayor at the start of the 7th edition of the annual “Tour de Munster” Charity Cycle. The chosen beneficiary for this year’s edition was the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland and […]
4 days, 400 miles, 6 counties, 1 very worthwhile charity. 60 cyclists set out on the Tour de Munster from the Radisson Hotel Little Island to raise money and awareness for the Baby Max Wings of Love Fund. This charity, begun by Darina Ni Chuinneagain and Declan Donnelly following the tragic death of their baby […]