Tag Archives:Kenmare

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 [...]

Etape Rás Mumhan

Posted: April 4, 2015 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The Kerry Group Rás Mumhan is renowned as one of the top cycle races on the Irish domestic calendar. The Etape will take in the Beara peninsula and the Healy pass on a spectacular route which includes spectacular climbs through some of West Cork and Kerry’s beautiful countryside. At 145km the route will be challenging with exact details to be confirmed in January. The Etape Rás Mumhan provides the leisure & sportive rider with a rare opportunity to ride a classic stage of a domestic road stage race. Outline of the Etape route on Easter [...]

Molls Gap

Posted: December 29, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 5

Situated between Kenmare and Killarney, Molls Gap is one of the most famous climbs in Ireland and well renound in both cycling and car rallying terms. This 6.3 Mile/ 10 K climb reaches a summit of 860 ft and the summit offers a scenic view of the Black valley and futher down when descending into Killarney there is an opportunity to experience Ladies View, which is a viewing point where the lakes of Killarney and their surrounds can be seen. [...]