Tag Archives:Molls gap

The Ring in Reverse

Posted: July 27, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

I suppose one of the disadvantages of living is Kerry, is that you take the things that are on your door-step for granted. One thought I use for motivation, is that people pay good money from around the World to visit here, so let's make the most of what we have and get out and see it. Certainly one of the show piece routes has to be the Ring of Kerry. From a cycling perspective, the charity cycle in early July has certainly taken the lead in cycling this route, it's probably the only way many people would contemplate doing it. From a personal [...]

80 K cycle in Barraduff

Posted: June 7, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 4th annual 80km cycle in aid of Barraduff National School will take place on Sunday June 7th 2015. The cycle will follow the same route as last year: Barraduff, Kilgarvan, Kenmare, Molls Gap, Killarney and back to Barraduff again. This cycle is a fundraiser in aid of Barraduff National school and os organised by the parents committee. It's a 80km route starting atBarraduff n's, going onto kilgarvan, into kenmare, where there is an offer in whytes kenmare for 5 euros (tea /coffee, sandwich, fruit, drink &a bar),over the famous molls gap [...]

A guide to THE RING OF KERRY

Posted: May 18, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 1

The Ring of Kerry is the most spoken about cycle route in the country of Ireland and beyond. It has gained popularity due to the annual Ring of Kerry event hosted on the first Saturday of July each year. The event attracts thousands of cyclists with varying abilities who come to enjoy the scenery and the challenge. However it is important to remember that the roads around the Ring of Kerry are open 365 days per year and with many people actually enjoying cycling the route over multiple days. The route and it's side roads can be a more serene [...]

Gap of Dunloe and The Black Valley

Posted: March 30, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 21

I've been meaning to post up details of this cycle for a long time and cycling it recently has finally given me incentive to do so. This 34 Mile/ 54 K route is very difficult on the legs for for the cyclist with a sense of adventure you will not be disappointed by one of the most scenic and beautiul parts of Ireland. The cycle leaves Killarney and heads out the Killorglin road for approximately 3 miles where you take a left road that is signposted for the Gap of Dunloe and Kate Kearney's Cottage. [...]