Category Archives: Irish Cycling

An Post 2012 Launch includes Kerry Greats

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

The 2012 An Post Rás was launched in Dublin on Thursday 26th of January with the help of former winners Mick Murphy and Gene Mangan. For more details on the route check out the website. A bit disappointing that it does not come to Kerry but here's hoping for a return in 2012. Cyclist Sam Bennett, with, from left, Philip Cassidy, Colm Christie, Se O'Hanlon, Gene Mangan, Donal Connell, An Post Chief Executive, and 'Iron Man' Mick Murphy, at the launch of the 60th edition of the An Post Rás which will begin on Sunday May 20th, in Dunboyne, [...]

An Post Rás 2011 Update

Posted: May 19, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The final touches have been put to the plans for the An Post RAS overnight visit to the Castleisland area. The Stage finish is on Tuesday next (24th) with the Stage starting on Wednesday when the race leaves for Castletownbere via Currow. The timng of all the events are as follows; [...]

Kerry Group Rás Mumhan Safety Notice

Posted: April 15, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 2011 Kerry Group Rás Mumhan get under way in Killorglin Co. Kerry from Good Friday April 22 to Easter Monday April 25, 2010. This is a 4-Day International Cycle Race and is promoted by Killorglin Credit Union Cycling Club. There are 160 cyclists and large number of support vehicles. There will be a rolling closure of the road as the race passes each area; some delays are to be expected. Killorglin Credit Union Cycling Club regrets any inconvenience caused. For Further Details please read the following safety [...]

An 2011 Post Rás Route Launched

Posted: February 9, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The 2011 An Post Rás route has just been launched. You can access the full details here. The most interesting news is that stages 3 & 4 (May 25th and 25th) will be in county Kerry. Stage 3 will involve a very difficult 175.3 kilometre cycle from Kilrush to Castleisland ending with the Category 1 climb of Gleansharoon, just past Crag Cave with the summit being just 8 kilometres from the finish, which is bound to split the bunch up and make the finish very interesting. The stage end in Castleisland will be hosted by Currow Cycling Club [...]