Tag Archives:kerry

Mick Dineen Cycle 2017

Posted: August 6, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Mick Dineen Cycle run by The Valley Wheelers  actually starts across the border in Ballingeary, Cork before heading over the Coom and into Kerry via Kilgarvan and Kenmare. There are 130 and 100 km routes which take in the Caha Pass and Healy Pass where the routes enter back into Cork. A well run cycle with a good food stop in Kenmare and outstanding scenery. Link: Valley Wheelers Mick [...]

The Banner 200

Posted: July 23, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The Banner 200 starts from the square in Kilrush and heads north to Kilkee, from there you start to follow the coast to Miltown Malbay, Lahinch, Liscannor and along by the Cliffs of Moher. After passing through Doolin with the Atlantic ocean on your left and the sea of limestone that is the Burren on your right, you will travel round Black Head and onto Ballyvaughan. After leaving Ballyvaughan, your route will take you into the heart of the Burren. A few minutes spent visiting the 4500 year “Poulnabrone Dolmen” brings its own rewards. [...]

Iveragh 200

Posted: July 15, 2017 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This established 200 km cycle takes in some of the most spectacular climbs  and roads in South Kerry. Run by Killorglin CC the event starts in Waterville and generally caters for a shorter 130 km route. If the main one seems a little [...]

The Audare 200

Posted: July 9, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Starting in the car park at the tourist centre in Adare village it is a flat spin to Shanagolden with some gentle climbing then onto Glin with views of the Shannon estuary.  Leaving Glin where there is an information control there is a short climb before you get to see some turf cutting as you decend to Athea, a name carried on highly recommended black puddings made in the area.  Entering Abbeyfeale riders will be passing a Supervalu where they can avail of refreshments. After a short spin on the main road a left turn will bring riders to [...]