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Penny for your Thoughts…Anto ‘Butch’ Cronin, pedaling his Penny Farthing passed Breens ‘Open House’ at Kelly’s Cross, Sneem. Anto is cycling for the Ian O’Connell Trust, in the 35th Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, Ireland’s Biggest Charity event, the 175 km cycle has raised over 15 million for 150 charities, supported by 1400 volunteers on the route.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Perfect Day For The Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 8, 2018 at 12:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE 35th year of the Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle was surely one of the best as around 7,000 riders enjoyed some fantastic weather. With many taking off at 7.30am — and some as early as 4.30am — it was dry and sunny with cyclists in high spirits as they […]

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Starters orders… At the official starting  line for the Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on Beech Road, Killarney,  the Inspirational Ian O’Connell, had the honour of raising the Flag with Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach Killarney Muncipal District Cllr John Sheahan, also at the starting line was Ian’s Mum Nora O’Connell, Carer Kitty Scannell, Aidan Bergin, and  Dignitaries Bishop Ray Browne, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Founder Denis Geaney, PRO Cathal Walsh, Lily of Killarney, Carmel O’Leary, Old Velos Brendan Hennessy.The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. Over the past 35 years, we’ve raised almost €15 million for 150 charity organisations through the annual support of participating cyclists and volunteers.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***

PHOTOS: Ian Sees Participants Set Off On Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle

July 7, 2018 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

AROUND 7,000 people set off this morning on the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle with a brave young man from Killarney among those cheering them on at the start. Ian O’Connell, who sustained life-changing injuries when he fell from his bike last August, was there with his family to watch […]

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‘IAN-Spired by Ian…Anthony Cronin from Killarney, will cycle the gruelling 180 km,  35th Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, on his Penny Farthing. Anthony will leave his home in Ballydowney at 4.00am on Saturday Morning and meet fellow vintage cyclists along the route. Inspired by 16 year old Ian O’Connell from Killarney who sustained serious injuries in a cycle accident last year. The brave teenager came to public prominence on the Late Late Show with his inspirational interview  saying ’ If you can’t stand up, Stand out’  Money raised in the Ring of Kerry Cycle will be lodged to the Ian O’Connell Trust set up by the local Spa Club. The fund,  will help meet his ongoing needs and the cost of any necessary adaptations to his home.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC*** Issued/04/07/2018

CBS The Green Teacher To Cycle The Ring On A Penny Farthing

July 4, 2018 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A CBS The Green teacher is one of thousands taking part in the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle on Saturday, but he’ll probably take a while longer to get around. Anthony Cronin, who is from Killarney, will cycle the gruelling 180 km cycle on his Penny Farthing. He will leave his […]

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‘Spin The Ring’ In The Square To Help Out KDYS

‘Spin The Ring’ In The Square To Help Out KDYS

July 2, 2018 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday, just two days before the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, people will have the opportunity to take part in a unique, fun event in The Square, Tralee, from 1pm to 5pm. The ‘Spin The Ring’ event is part of the KDYS Building Futures campaign and will take place in […]

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Michael To Cycle The Ring For Enable Ireland And As A Tribute To Friend

Michael To Cycle The Ring For Enable Ireland And As A Tribute To Friend

March 9, 2018 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

THERE are thousands of stories behind why people get on their bikes in July and take part in the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. Michael Healy’s is just one. The 63 year old from Tralee, who works in Dan Healy’s Butchers at St Brendan’s Park, will take part in his fourth cycle […]

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REPRO FREE - Pictured L/R - Denis Walsh Tralee , Michael McCarthy , Pauleen O'Sullivan Nurse Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre and Kathleen Jordan Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre .
MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons in Tralee which has been fortunately chosen as one of the main beneficiary charities for the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2018 (ROKCC). Registration opens on Saturday 10th March and Michael has invited able-bodied cyclists to participate in this year’s showpiece with a view to raising much needed funds to develop a new multipurpose unit at the centre in Caherslee, Tralee.”
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Michael Asks People To Saddle Up For Baile Mhuire In Ring Of Kerry Cycle

March 7, 2018 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

MICHAEL McCarthy from Ardfert has said he would love to take part in this year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, but he can’t because he has Multiple Sclerosis and is confined to a wheelchair. Full of life and positivity, he is client of Baile Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older […]

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Wheelin’ in the years…Mark Shoosmith, left, Brendan Coffey and Anthony Cronin, getting into practice for the Annual The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle which is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. The amazing charity event is taking place on Saturday the 7th July this year, registration for the charity cycle will open on the 10th of March and the event is expected to see 10,000 recreational cyclists take part, with a number  readying their High Nelly vintage bikes for the cycle again this year.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC*** NO REPRO FEE****

Time To Start Thinking About The Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2018

February 26, 2018 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event in 2018. Taking place on Saturday, July 7, this year, registration for the charity cycle will open on the March 10 and the event is expected to see 10,000 recreational cyclists take part, […]

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Saturday 14th October 2017: Cyclists Rob Ryan and Kate Counihan with Cathal Walshe, Chairman Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle pictured in Killarney to announce that the annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle raised over €1,000,000 for charity this year. Photo: Don MacMonagle

Ring Of Kerry Cycle Raises Over €1,000,000 For Charities

October 14, 2017 at 10:18 am 1 comment

THE Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle last night presented cheques totalling more than €1 million to the charities involved in the prominent charity cycle event this year. The presentation took place Friday night at the INEC Killarney with a dinner and drinks reception to honour the charities and volunteers who […]

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Monday 13 February 2017: With more than €11.9 million raised to date, the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle today announced its 10 beneficiary charities for 2017. 
Pictured at the launch were in front from left, Con Cremin, (Talbot Grove), Michael Donnelly, (Inbhear Sceine Inshore Rescue) and Angela McNulty, (Temple Street Hospital).  At back, Cathal Walshe, organiser, Angela Rooney, (Buy A Bus Cancer Support Group), Sarah Kelleher, (Downs Syndrome Kerry), Vera O'Leary, (KRSAC)), Brian Gallagher, (Camp Hill Dingle), Eileen Comerford, (Recovery Haven Kerry) Tim O'Brien, organiser, Samantha O'Shea, (Rathmore Social Action) and PJ O'Sullivan, (Valentia Hospital).
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Beneficiaries Of Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2017 Announced

February 13, 2017 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

THE ten charities and services to benefit from the Ring Of Kerry Charity Cycle 2017 were announced this morning in Killarney. The wildly popular event has raised more than €11.9 million raised to date and draws entrants from all over the country. It was also revealed organisers are scrapping the lottery system which […]

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Figure this...€1,737,700 the final amount raised of money raised after  33rd Annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2016, now the  biggest one day charity fundraising event in Munster, attracting thousands of leisure cyclists completing 180km of specular Kerry Landscape, while at the same time fundraising for Kerry based charities.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/NO REPRO***FREE PIC*****

Here’s How Much This Year’s Ring Of Kerry Cycle Raised For Charity

October 8, 2016 at 10:01 am 1 comment

A STAGGERING €1,737,700 was raised from this year’s Ring of Kerry Cycle which will be divided amongst 47 local charities. It’s an amazing figure, but down slightly on last year’s total of €1,890,820. On July 2, almost 11,000 fundraisers from all corners of Ireland and beyond set out along the route with a shared goal to raise money […]

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Ring Of Kerry Cycle Organisers Ready For The Masses

Ring Of Kerry Cycle Organisers Ready For The Masses

June 30, 2016 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

HUNGRY cyclists will consume 23,000 sandwiches and wash them down with 10,000 litres of water at this year’s Ring Of Kerry Cycle according to organisers. This Saturday sees thousands of cyclists descend on Killarney and the southern half of the county for the event which is in its 33rd year. The event is bringing together […]

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It Could Be You…The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Lottery Was Held Last Night

It Could Be You…The Ring Of Kerry Cycle Lottery Was Held Last Night

February 10, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Ring of Kerry Cycle Lottery was held on Tuesday evening, as the button was pushed to start the Lottery selection process in the presence of Garda Dermot O’Connell, Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle PRO Cathal Walshe, John Cleary of Eventmaster and Edel Hobbert of South West Counselling. With the lottery […]

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Ring of Kerry Cycle Committee Respond To Feedback On New Registration Process

Ring of Kerry Cycle Committee Respond To Feedback On New Registration Process

January 28, 2016 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Ring of Kerry Cycle Committee has released a statement in response to feedback around the Registration process which was changed to a lottery system this year.   There has been some criticism of the new process, but they explain the new system is a fairer way for all. “Many of […]

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The new extension at St Ita's and St Joseph's School on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee School And Recovery Haven To Benefit From 2016 Ring Of Kerry Cycle

January 13, 2016 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE school and the Recovery Haven in Killerisk are two of the ten chosen beneficiaries of this year’s Ring of Kerry Cycle. It’s a huge boost for St Ita’s and St Joseph’s School in Balloonagh – which has recently been extended – and the cancer support facility at Killerisk […]

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New Lottery System For Registering For Ring Of Kerry 2016 Cycle

New Lottery System For Registering For Ring Of Kerry 2016 Cycle

December 4, 2015 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

REGISTRATION for The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2016 will open next Friday, December 11 and will be done by way of a lottery for the first time. For the first time in its 31 year history registration will be done by way of lottery as last year there was an unprecedented demand for […]

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At the hangover of a new bus to Enable Ireland from the Ring of Kerry Cycle were, from left: Sean Scally, Paula Henry, George Dineen, Cathal Walsh, Catherine McCannon, Betty Culloty, Anne O'Connor and Konagh Forbes. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Pedal Power Provides Local Organisation With A Brand New Minibus

November 24, 2015 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THANKS to the efforts of cyclists who took part in the Ring of Kerry Cycle this year, a local disability services organisation now has a brand new minibus. A total of 550 cyclists raised funds for the Kerry branch of Enable Ireland and on Tuesday were delivered the benefits of that […]

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Ring Of Kerry Cycle Raises Nearly €2m For Charities

Ring Of Kerry Cycle Raises Nearly €2m For Charities

October 4, 2015 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  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 […]

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At the Ring of Kerry Cycle in Killarney were, from left: Marian Meehan, Mairead O'Connell and Breda Dunne. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Thousands Of Cyclists Complete The Ring On Another Special Day

July 5, 2015 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

THEY came from all over the country and beyond for another amazing Ring of Kerry Cycle. Thousands of cyclists set off in waves from Mission Road, Killarney, on Saturday morning, from first timers to veterans of the charity event which is now in its 31st year. The biggest one day […]

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Three More Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle

Three More Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle

May 12, 2015 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle Committee has announced three charities which were nominated as ‘2nd Tier Charities’ for the 2015 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle. These charities will provide volunteers to assist in the running of the event. The charities which were announced last Friday are Talbot Grove, Home From […]

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Nine Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2015

Nine Charities To Benefit From Ring Of Kerry Cycle 2015

February 26, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

  THE nine charities to benefit from the 2015 Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle were announced on Saturday morning last at Aghadoe, Killarney. This year’s nine Kerry based charities are Console, The National Suicide Charity – Kerry Centre, Down Syndrome Ireland Kerry Branch; Enable Ireland Kerry Services; Kerry Hospice; Kerry Rape […]

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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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