Tag Archives:Lixnaw

North Kerry flat lands

Posted: October 9, 2014 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

Tralee-Ardfert-Lixnaw-Abbeydorney-Tralee The Nitty Gritty: Route: Tralee-Ardfert-Lerrig-Lixnaw-Abbeydorney-Lissaneala-Tralee Distance: 48 km Height gain: 282 metres Difficulty: 5/10 Details: The first 8 km takes you from Tralee to Ardfert on the main R551. This road can be quiet if you go mid morning and takes on a hill or 2 but nothing too sevire. Following the oneway around Ardfert follow the Causeway signs. From here the terrain is quite flat, with hedge rows for shelter. When you hit Lerrig take a right at the sweeping [...]

Ghost of Cycling Past

Posted: January 28, 2012 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

It's funny to come across some old pictures that you never knew existed. Recently I came across this photo on the Tralee Cycling Club Website. It was from one of their leisure spins from 2002 which was held in Lixnaw. Amazing what you can find when you least expect it, I wonder are there many more out there [...]

Slí Trá Lí

Posted: August 17, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 2011 Tralee Cycling Club Leisure Tour ‘Slí Trá Lí’ takes place on Sunday, 11th September next from Hermitage Park, Lixnaw, Co. Kerry. The club last held a leisure tour a number of years ago, and was also based in Lixnaw. There will be adequate parking available at Lixnaw’s sportsfield, and sign-on is scheduled to commence at 9a.m. The entry fee is €10, and all who wish to take part will be required to wear a helmet at all times when riding. Insurance for the event is also necessary, and anyone who does not have this can take out a [...]