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Mid-Kerry at it’s best

Posted: February 17, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

A sunny Saturday February morning with a 100K cycle on my mind. I was just out of the restraints of a chest infection and for this reason I decided to try and stay away from the hills which is not too easy being based in Tralee. The decision was to head in the direction of mid-Kerry which offers a beautiful array of route options with some lovely quite roads that are not too busy with traffic. The morning was idyllic for cycling, very calm and almost spring-like with a slight lingering chill, not time for exposing too much skin to the world [...]

30 Days and 30 Cycles: Day 4

Posted: June 13, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Sunshine today so got out this evening and did a beautiful 18 leisurely miles. Headed off on the road towards Castleisland and turned right a few miles before it, coming back onto the Farranfore road and back to Tralee. Finding the challenge straightforward so far. My legs were tired from yesterday's race but the sunshine made it really easy to head out. Route was as follows: [...]

Currow -> Castleisland -> Farranfore: The Long Way!

Posted: December 26, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This route starts in Currow, which is a village situated in Mid-Kerry, about 3 miles from Farranfore and 5 miles from Castleisland. It is a route that is dear to my heart given that it is in my homeland and I try to get out on this route as often as I can. This routes offers mostly flat territory on quiet country roads with little traffic when away from the town centers in the route. [...]