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Dingle and Sleahead

Posted: May 29, 2015 · By: Dave Elton · Comments: 0

The magic of Sleahead If you are ever fortunate enough to get to Dingle, then PLEASE don't leave without witnessing SLEA HEAD. Most people do it with the aid of a bus or car, some walk, but in my opinion to get the real feel for this rare gem on Europe's most Western outpost, take the bike. Then you not only feel this magic land but you live it! [...]

Revisiting an old friend, twice!

Posted: May 9, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Looking back at my records it was last Summer since I cycled the Conor Pass. I guess the time to visit the old girl had come around again and as it turned it out we ended up going back home the same way again which meant I got to climb it from both sides today. I've had little in the way of distance cycling over the past number of weeks for a number of reasons but a break in what has been a bad few days of weather left no excuse this morning! [...]

Slea Head

Posted: November 2, 2010 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

This 46 Kilometer route is simply spectacular. It leaves Dingle and heads west out the Dingle Peninsula with views beyond compare and a route that is perfect for cycling on any type of bike. The road can be narrow at times but the surface is mostly in good condition. Leaving Dingle Town head westward following sign's for Ventry. Ventry is a small village roughly 8K from Dingle made most famous in recent times for Páidi Ó Sé's pub which has had many a famous vistor since it opened in 1985. The last time I cycled pass this it was too tempting [...]