Category Archives: Routes

Mount Eagle

Posted: April 23, 2018 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Mt Eagle has up until very recently existed on my to-do list, for many years in fact. On one sunny spring morning in March 2018 it finally called to me. It is not a very challenging climb by other standards in the county, but it does lure you from the steady-sloped hinterland of Castleisland near Cordal with a gradient of 1 or 2% for the first kilometer or so before the business end of the climb becomes more apparent with grassy roads and brown boggy landscape replacing the more manicured ditches before. Name Distance Avg. [...]

Camp – Annascaul Lake – Minard – Bothar na gCloch

Posted: June 2, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 2

This 60K route in west Kerry is for for the adventure seeker who wants to do something a little out of the norm. It seeks to take you away from the main roads for the majority of the cycle to allow you to explore a little more of what the Dingle peninsula has to offer. It includes some climbing as well as areas of scenery and beauty that you will find it hard not to stop and look at and listen to. [...]

Dingle and Sleahead

Posted: May 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The magic of Sleahead If you are ever fortunate enough to get to Dingle, then PLEASE don't leave without witnessing SLEA HEAD. Most people do it with the aid of a bus or car, some walk, but in my opinion to get the real feel for this rare gem on Europe's most Western outpost, take the bike. Then you not only feel this magic land but you live it! [...]

Tralee, Fenit, Banna, Ardfert cycling loop.

Posted: May 25, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Seaside, hidden country lanes and history! Starting from The "Capital of Kerry" Tralee, let yourself drift into bygone times on this exciting and varied route. Enjoy the Atlantic coast line, the quiet country lanes, the rich medieval history around Ardfert, outstanding countryside and clear sea air. [...]