Tag Archives:kerry

Undercover in north Kerry

Posted: October 11, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Undercover in north Kerry Often an overlooked part of the Kingdom of Kerry, but the north has plenty to offer for those in the know. Castles, a round tower, quiet roads, flat roads, hilly roads, rivers, peaceful villages are just a taste of the cycling experience in north 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 [...]