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An Post 2012 Launch includes Kerry Greats

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

The 2012 An Post Rás was launched in Dublin on Thursday 26th of January with the help of former winners Mick Murphy and Gene Mangan. For more details on the route check out the website. A bit disappointing that it does not come to Kerry but here's hoping for a return in 2012. Cyclist Sam Bennett, with, from left, Philip Cassidy, Colm Christie, Se O'Hanlon, Gene Mangan, Donal Connell, An Post Chief Executive, and 'Iron Man' Mick Murphy, at the launch of the 60th edition of the An Post Rás which will begin on Sunday May 20th, in Dunboyne, [...]

Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle – Well Done and Thanks

Posted: January 9, 2012 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Well done to all who participated in the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle to Castleisland on Saturday 7th, close to 70 people took part. Weather was excellent for the venture. Congratulations especially to Sean Dowling and Aidan O Halloran, the youngest participants, who were well up for the challenge. Thanks to the Gardai for their guidance throughout the cycle, Paul Byrne for driving the Cycle Control Car at a speed which he may not be used to!! Following a short break in Castleisland we returned home and the journey continued to The Windmill Bar where [...]

Killorglin Cycling Club Christmas Hamper Rides 2011

Posted: December 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

On a day that looked as if was going to be absolutely miserable, 68 hardy souls braved it to ride the Killorglin CC Christmas Hamper Rides.  Yet in spite of leaden skies and the dire prophesy of Met Eireann the morning brightened as soon as the event got underway. Given the advanced state of cabin fever most of our riders are suffering from this winter it was only the Trojan effort of lead car driver John Mangan that managed to keep the average speed to the bottom of the climb to an average of 20mph.  When he released the control at the bottom [...]

2011 County Championships

Posted: August 23, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Well done to all who participated in the 2011 Kerry Cycling Championships on Saturday 23rd August. Full Breakdown of  of results and some great pictures available on the Killorglin CC [...]