Tag Archives:Malin to Mizen

From the Bottom to the Top of Ireland

Posted: July 6, 2017 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 2

A four day spin ¬†from Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal. (Ireland's Lands' End to John O'Groats).   The background. Over 600 km in distance, this is an adventure that has caught the imagination of many a cyclist over the years. As officialdom would have it, quite simply you cannot get any further south (Mizen Head) or north (Malin Head) than these two points on mainland Ireland. This is a challenge that I have often considered and spoke about with Aileen. Like many intended challenges it looked like one of those feats that [...]

Malin to Mizen Day 0: A Head Start

Posted: May 11, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Finally the day arrived when the alarm clock woke me at 5am to get ready to get on a bus for the most northerly point in Ireland, Malin Head. The bus journey was long with brief stops in Sligo and just outside Bundoran, Co Donegal. Knowing that the bus journey was long and going to deaden our legs it was decided shortly before the trip to do the first 25 or so miles on that evening and cycle to Buncrana. This meant that we would get an opportunity to stretch our legs that evening as well as getting a good head start on the trip and shorten the road [...]

Malin to Mizen: Apr/May 2010

Posted: January 5, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

I will be cycling from Malin to Mizen beginning April 29th. Over five days, the proposed route is: Day 1: Malin Head to Bundoran Day 2: Bundoran to Athlone Day 3: Athlone to Limerick Day 4: Limerick to Killarney Day 5: Killarney to Mizen Head Click here to browse to the dedicated area of the site to this chellenge which will include detailed info on routes, preperation and updates. [...]