Tag Archives:Listowel

Ring of North Kerry

Posted: August 12, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The increasingly popular Ring of North Kerry moves into it's 6th year. The 82 km and 134 km routes takes in the majority of N. Kerry, which has it's own rustic charm. A well run event with plenty of water stops, 2 food stops and a nice feed at the end in Finuge. Run by The Finuge Free Wheelers [...]

It’s warm up North…seaside and hurling.

Posted: October 11, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Tralee-Listowel-Ballybunion-Ballyduff-Causeway-Ardfert-Tralee The Nitty Gritty: Route: Tralee-Listowel-Ballybunion-Ballyduff-Causeway-Ardfert-Tralee Distance: 85 Km Height gain: 530 Metres Difficulty: 6/10 Details: Leaving Tralee via Oak Park on the old part of the N69, direction Listowel, you get most of the climbing for this route done as you leave Tralee. Cross the roundabout for the new ring road and head North towards Listowel and Tarbert. This is the main road but is greatly improved and quite a fast road to Listowel. On [...]

Castleisland -> Abbeyfeale -> Listowel

Posted: March 16, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This 50 Mile/80K route covers some of the largest towns in North Kerry with many options to extend or cut short along the way depending on how you feel. The route I have mapped leaves Tralee and heads in the direction of Castleisland, then onto Abbeyfeale via the main road, turning left in Abbeyfeale and left again for Listowel before heading back into Tralee. [...]

Listowel -> Ballyduff -> Abbeydorney

Posted: December 29, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This route is difficult to get motivated to do but rewarding when the decision and effort is made. I think it's mostly hard to get into because of the ascent out of Tralee that begins very early on in the climb, it's not that difficult however can be tough on legs or a body that are nor warmed up properly. [...]