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Sean Scally of Enable Ireland Kerry Services accepts a cheque for €12,186 from Tommy Sheehy. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tommy’s Pedal Power Gives Another Funding Boost To Enable Ireland Kerry

August 10, 2017 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A CYCLING dynamo from Ballyroe visited Enable Ireland Kerry at Oakview this morning to deliver another big cheque to the service. This year, Tommy Sheehy, originally from Castleisland, has raised a staggering €12,186 for Enable Ireland Kerry Services by undertaking a series of 8 hour spinning sessions throughout Kerry. To […]

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A map of the Sportif.

New ‘Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif’ To Be A Boost For Kerry Tourism

July 13, 2017 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism and Sports Brendan Griffin TD announced today that Fáilte Ireland is teaming up with cycling specialists Ride Wild (www.ridewild.ie ) to launch the Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportive which will take in stages in Kerry and could prove a huge tourism boost to the county during the off-season. This […]

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Donagh Prepares For Big Cycling Challenge On The Giro D’Jigsaw

Donagh Prepares For Big Cycling Challenge On The Giro D’Jigsaw

July 11, 2017 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAN based at the Jigsaw Kerry centre is looking forward to a big cycle in aid of the National Centre for Youth Mental Health this September. Donagh Hennebry works at their Tralee centre in Edward Street and he’s hoping other cyclists will sign up for the Giro D’Jigsaw — […]

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PHOTOS: Book On Cycling Routes Of Kerry Launched At O’Mahony’s

PHOTOS: Book On Cycling Routes Of Kerry Launched At O’Mahony’s

April 8, 2017 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee-based cyclists launched a book on the best cycling routes the Kingdom has to offer at O’Mahony’s Bookshop on Friday evening. ‘Cycling Kerry – Great Road Routes’ (The Collins Press, €14.99) by Donnacha Clifford and David Elton was launched by Tom Daly, cyclist, educator and author of The Rás. They pair have […]

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Tralee-Based Cyclists Write Guide To County’s Best Road Routes

Tralee-Based Cyclists Write Guide To County’s Best Road Routes

March 28, 2017 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

TWO Tralee-based cyclists have joined forces to write the first guide to the best cycling routes the Kingdom has to offer. Cycling Kerry – Great Road Routes (The Collins Press, €14.99) by Donnacha Clifford and David Elton is out now in all good bookshops and will be launched in O’Mahony’s Bookshop, […]

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Join Tommy For An Epic Cycle Up The Alps This July

Join Tommy For An Epic Cycle Up The Alps This July

February 2, 2017 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

ENABLE Ireland Kerry is looking for cyclists to take part in a serious challenge this July riding through the Italian Alps and Dolomites, tackling many of the most famous Giro climbs and highest roads Europe has to offer. Tommy Sheehy, who has raised tens of thousands over the years for […]

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Feeling the strain..a backdrop of the Skelligs for Tom Meade, Dave Calpin and Anna Rowan, Cyclists taking the challenging Ring of Kerry 180Km cycle in the opposite Direction 'the wrong way round'- with a challenging option of the Skellig Ring and Bealach Óisín, as part of Killarney Cycling Festival in aid of Donal Walsh #LiveLife Foundation at the weekend,taking in Moll's Gap, Sneem, Comaciste, Waterville, Cahirciveen, Killorglin, finish line at the INEC, Killarney.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC***

Cycling Enthusiasts Look Forward To Event This August

January 26, 2017 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Killarney Cycling Festival returns on August 26, 2017, for it’s fourth year running. The event is eagerly anticipated by cyclists from all over the country, and is a great opportunity to end the cycling season with a bang. The Wrong Way Round is a route with a twist on the traditional […]

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Tom Gentleman, Pat Keohane, Tom Crowley, John Murray, Siobhan Clear, Jennifer Crowley, Donal Browne and Brenda Crowley, who took part in the Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chain Gang Holding Cycling Seminar This Saturday

January 19, 2017 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a great day at the Meadowlands Hotel this Saturday if you’re a cycling enthusiast. The Tralee-based Chain Gang is holding a ‘Smart Training For Cyclists’ seminar from 9.30am to 5pm with a number of expert speakers in their fields giving advice on the day. They include Nutrition and […]

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Sean Kelly and Paul Sheridan Tour de Munster with Brian Sheehan Glenbeigh, Rachel Fitzgerald Ardfert and Kevin Donovan, Killorglin  and Kerry  Branch of DSI  pictured at the official launch of the 16th Annual Tour de Munster cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) hosted, by kind invitation of Lord and Lady Burlington, at Lismore Castle Gardens, Co. Waterford on Monday, 20th June. Photo by Gerard McCarthy

Cycling Legend Sean Kelly To Lead Tour de Munster Into Tralee

June 21, 2016 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THE legendary cyclist, Sean Kelly, will once again take part in the Tour de Munster Charity Cycle in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland which arrives in Tralee this August. The launch of the 16th annual cycle took place at Lismore Castle Gardens and Kerry was well represented at the event on Monday. […]

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James Clifford, Brendan McCarthy and Billy Revington at the start of the Fenit Lifeboat Cycle from O’Donnell’s Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Cyclists Take To The Roads For Fenit Lifeboat Cycle

May 8, 2016 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

THE Fenit Lifeboat cycle took place on Saturday morning as riders set off in dry conditions on the 50km route. Around 65 people departed from O’Donnell’s Bar & Restaurant in Mounthawk at 10.30am  and headed off to Farranfore, Castleisland and finished up back at O’Donnell’s again where refreshments were provided. This was fewer than the 85 […]

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Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

Ultan Leading The Way So Far As Public Votes For Three Tralee Sportsmen In Awards

April 7, 2016 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

ULTAN Dillane is leading in the vote for Radio Kerry’s sportstar of the month competition for March, where he is up against two other Tralee natives. The three nominees in the competition, sponsored by Randles Bros, all enjoyed a fantastic March and there’s still time to vote for your favourite. Irish […]

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At the launch of The Chain Gang's 'Saddle up for Summer Cycling' were from left: Tomas Crowley, Aidan Hobbert, John Murray, Kathie Fisher, Meena Cahill and David Elton. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Chain Gang Appealing For New Recruits To ‘Saddle Up For Summer Cycling’

February 12, 2016 at 11:04 am Comments are Disabled

A VERY popular cycling club is looking for some new recruits and will be mentoring them in a new programme. The Chain Gang Cycling Club based in Tralee has been bringing leisure cyclists together since 2008, and is one of the busiest cycling clubs in the county. Now the club is […]

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Ciara Rath, Sarah Barrett, Freya O'Connor and Caragh O'Neill, who took part in the Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Take To The Roads For Na Gaeil GAA Club Cycle

August 30, 2015 at 11:31 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a terrific turnout yet again for the annual Na Gaeil GAA Club cycle. Organisers say around 300 donned their helmets and set off from their Killeen base on the route, which took them over to Castleisland and back, with funds raised going towards the club. The weather held […]

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Tom Shanahan, Paudie Murphy and David Cotter at the start of the Fenit Lifeboat Cycle from O'Donnell's Mounthawk on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Cyclists Set Off In The Sun For Fenit Lifeboat Cycle

May 10, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 85 participants set of on their bikes on Saturday morning to raise funds for a great cause. The Fenit Lifeboat Cycle was another success and after last year’s awful weather conditions, the gods smiled down on the cyclists this time as they set off in the sun from O’Donnell’s […]

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Sean Lacey on the attack up Gleann na nGealt. Photo by Karen Edwards.

Over 200 Cyclists Slog It Out On Sunday In Lacey Cup

February 24, 2015 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER 200 riders signed up on Sunday for the annual Lacey Cup which was won by Sean McKenna of the Aquablue team. The event was hosted by Tralee Manor West Bicycle Club and set off from Manor West Hotel, taking in Camp, Annascaul, Castlemaine, finishing on the Killorglin road coming back into Tralee. Torrential […]

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Participants at the start of the Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Cyclists Brave The Weather To Remember Jimmy

January 11, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

SEVENTY cyclists set out from St Pat’s GAA club on Saturday morning to remember a much loved local character. The fourth Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle saw men, women and children brave the biting cold winds to travel to Castleisland and back. The numbers were down on previous years – over […]

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Much-Loved Blennerville Character To Be Remembered On Saturday

Much-Loved Blennerville Character To Be Remembered On Saturday

January 6, 2015 at 10:34 am Comments are Disabled

A LARGE group of cyclists is expected in Blennerville on Saturday morning to celebrate the life of a great local character who died five years ago this month. The annual Jimmy Duffy Memorial Cycle takes place at 11am from St. Pat’s GAA Club, but there are more events planned on the day […]

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Nicolas Roche, after finishing a race at this years Tour de France.

Internationally Renowned Cyclist Nicolas Roche To Visit Tralee

October 5, 2014 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

TOUR DE FRANCE cyclist Nicolas Roche will be in town to help raise funds for the Donal Walsh LiveLife Foundation on Monday. Roche will be appearing at the Fels Point Hotel from 7pm. First, fans will get a chance to grab a photo and an autograph during a meet and […]

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The 'Head2Head' cyclists arrive in Tralee on Friday morning on their way to Dublin for the All-Ireland. From left; Dick Boyle of The Grand Hotel, Nicola Kearns of Niks Tea (sponsor) Dublin, JJ Coffey, Jim Breen, Kevin Finn, Orlagh Winters, Stephen McDonald and Ritchie Comerford. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cyclists Take The Long Road To Croker For Childline

September 20, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re travelling up to Dublin on Saturday, keep an eye out for a few cyclists making their way to the capital for the match. Well known taxi driver, Kevin Finn, is making the journey from ‘Head2Head’ with a fellow cyclists Jim Breen (organiser of the Cycle Against Suicide), JJ […]

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At the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sarah Waldron, Meave O'Rahilly, Peter Lynch, Linda Lynch, Daire Dunne, Fiachra Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Contingent Of Tralee Cyclists Complete The Ring

July 7, 2014 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more NEARLY 10,000 cyclists set off from the New Street Car Park in Killarney on Saturday morning to take part in the Radio Kerry Ring of Kerry Cycle. The weather didn’t look favourably on participants, but we’re sure many welcomed the sprinkle of rain on the 180km route […]

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