Tag Archives:Waterville

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 [...]

Padraig Brennan and his 19th time cycling the Ring of Kerry.

Posted: June 12, 2011 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 1

Padraig Brennan, from Waterville first got involved with the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle in 1991, the eighth year of the event. Since then he has successfully completed the 112-mile route 18 times. 2011 will be his 19th time to participate in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle in aid of local Kerry charities. [...]

Coomaciste

Posted: December 30, 2009 · By: Donnacha Clifford · Comments: 0

Situated on the Sneem side of Waterville on the Ring of Kerry route the climb of Coomaciste is a nice steady climb that offers magnificient views of Kerry and the Atlantic ocean. This climb is reviewed from the Waterville approach going i.e. as if going anti clock wise around the Ring of Kerry which is the traditional cycling approach. [...]