Tag Archives:Dingle

Dingle Peninsula Cycling Challenge

Posted: April 29, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Saturday 29th April 2017 - May Bank Holiday Weekend 9:00 am sharp Leisure Charity Cycle Arguably Irelands most scenic cycling route - Connor Pass, Slea Head, Blaskets , Dún Móir Head (Irelands Most Westerly Point), Ceann Sibhéal (Star Wars), Cuas (St. Brendan) , Mt. Brandon , Dingle Town & Marina. Irelands Highest Mountain Road Pass Climb (Connor Pass) Irelands most westerly Cycle (Slea Head) Limited Places Available Early Bird Option – Its cheaper to register [...]

The Ring of the Atlantic Gold Coast Cycle

Posted: July 23, 2016 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Funds raiser in support of Camphill Communities Dingle, who are in need of financial support due to project costs. The cycling event is organised to take place on 23rd July, taking in 80km of some of the most scenic views in Ireland. To accommodate all ages there is also a family route comprising of 17km of easy cycling. Starting time is at 9am for main event and 11am for family route. The day shall be marked as a family day, with fun and entertainment for all ages, a marquee for entertainment, food and refreshments. All cyclists of the [...]

Slea Head on a Spring Day

Posted: February 26, 2016 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Some free time and a welcome spell of fine spring weather can only mean one question... Where will I cycle? It's been a while since I visited Slea Head and I figured that it would be a good opportunity to revitalize after a winter of very little cycling for one reason of another. I wasn't wrong. The day was a little cool but otherwise flawless with a gentle breeze and blue sky in all directions. [...]

Soloing it out West.

Posted: September 20, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

It's been a busy enough weekend in this part of Kerry. Cycling didn't seem to be the top of everyone's agenda. From a club perspective there was a wedding on Friday, which probably had a few members nursing hangovers, then there's the small matter of Kerry heading up to Dublin this weekend for the All Ireland, which generally switches people's focus. Add to that, one or two of my regular cycling companions leaving the good ship Kerry for a few days away in other areas of Ireland and the Rugby World Cup, the Saturday spin had SOLO stamped all [...]

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! [...]