Ring Of Kerry Cycle Raises Nearly €2m For Charities

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THE annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle has raised an incredible €1,890,820 for the various charities.

This is up €250,000 from last year’s figure.

“A huge thank you to all the cyclists, volunteers and sponsors for making the ROK Charity Cycle such a huge success,” read a message on the Ring of Kerry Cycle’s Facebook page.

The figure was revealed at a gala reception in the Gleneagle Hotel on Friday night where over 500 people attended.

Over 11,000 people took part in the July 4 event with the nine main organisations benefitting; Valentia Community Hospital; St Joseph’s Home, Killorglin; Enable Ireland Kerry Services, Tralee; Social Action Group, Rathmore; Console; Down Syndrome Kerry; Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre; St Francis Special School and St John of God Kerry Services and the Kerry Hospice.


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