Category Archives: News

Cycling Kerry-Book Launch

Posted: March 28, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

In association with Collins Press and O'Mahony's Book Shop Tralee. We are proud to announce the launch of Cycling Kerry-Great Road Routes. Date...April 7th 2017 Time...from 6 pm Venue...O'Mahony's Bookshop Castle St., Tralee Finishing at...Bailey's Corner....from 8 pm Everyone welcome! Hope to see you [...]

Latest news and Happy New Year.

Posted: January 3, 2016 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Welcome to 2016... Well another year has flown by and a new one has just begun.... In hindsight 2015 was a good year for us at Kerrycycling. First and foremost we kick started the website back into action. Firstly with the coming together of Pushbikeblogger and Kerrycyclist giving the site an extra pair of hands. Then we gave the site a fresh lick of paint and added a bit more content. Something like Kerrycycling is an ongoing process. Although far from finished, we're moving in the right direction. Looking forward Our main focus now is to [...]

The Secret side to Kerry

Posted: May 19, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Certainly from Tralee, many of our club spins can have a predicable or at least a well trodden path attached to them, so a trip out East and beyond Castleisland and Scartaglin has a similar feeling to that possibly experienced by Voyager, hurtling beyond Mars and into the relative unknown of the Solar System. Thankfully we do have a bit more experience of this area than Voyager would of Pluto, but certainly the direction of the weekend's route was new to me. [...]

Sean Kelly & the Gap of Dunloe

Posted: January 31, 2012 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Came across a fantastic picture from the Graham Watson Archive recently of Sean Kelly leading the bunch through the Gap of Dunloe during the 1986 Nissan Classic. Having cycled that road a few weeks ago, I can testify, it is not easy [...]

Gene Mangan

Posted: January 28, 2012 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

I got a chance to recently listen to an audio interview Gene Mangan gave to Weeshie Fogarty of Terrace Talk in 2010. [Link to interview here]. A fascinating story and an incredible record for a man from Killorglin having won the Rás Tailteann in 1955 and is the youngest winner of the competition at only 18 years old. Gene went on to 12 stages of this great race over the years. Some great information about Gene out there, you should check out the following links: Killorglin Cycling Club Article The Gene Mangan [...]