Tag Archives:Rás

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; [...]

An Post Rás/ Race the Rás

Posted: May 11, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The third stage of the 2011 Ras will be running into Castleisland this year on the 24th of the month after a 175km run from Kilrush. The riders will face the Ahaneboy climb before dropping down to the town and facing into the Crag Cave climb before a final descent and rush for the line on Main Street on returning to the town. It is sure to be a great spectator event and will be well worth the effort to travel out to view if circumstances allow. Those that can make the event are asked to consider offering their services as marshals to Currow CC who [...]

Press Launch for Stage 3 of An Post Ras Tailteann on Tuesday 24th of May 2011 Kilrush – Castleisland

Posted: May 2, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

The Currow Cycling Club has been given the honour of hosting a stage finish in Castleisland on May 24th. The cyclists will make their way in what is being billed as the first decisive day of the race from Kilrush to Limerick, onto Abbeyfeale, to the new Limerick Road Roundabout and onto the bypass to the Tralee road where they turn left into and through Castleisland town to the old Library where its a left turn passing Crag Caves and the Catagory 1 climb, turning left again and following the same route to Castleisland to the finish line on [...]

2011 A Post Rás Stage 3 Bike Raffle

Posted: March 8, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

STAGE 3 KILRUSH ~ CASTLEISLAND (MAY 24TH 2011). Stage Finish Draw. Be in with a chance to win a Bike to celebrate the 2011 An Post Ras having a stage finish in Castleisland. €10 buys a sealed lottery ticket,if your number matches the race number of the stage 3 winner then your the lucky winner. Tickets available from all members of Currow Cycling Club available by mailing [email protected] or by ringing Tom Kenny on 087-4129509 for tickets and further [...]

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 [...]