Tommy’s 2019 Spanish Conquest for Enable Ireland

Castleisland native charity fundraiser, Tommy Sheehy in the polka dot jersey with a team of Dutch cyclists at the summit of another climb.

Another day, another climb: Tommy Sheehy (second left) on the summit of a climb with Aidan Ryan, Gerald Griffin and Louis Mulcahy.

Charity  cyclist, Tommy Sheehy has just completed a five-day tour of Spain on the Rhonda to Granada – the scenic route – as he said himself.

Cycling with a group of mostly Dublin based companions they rode over 555 kms and climbed a massive 11,300 meter elevation.

Hardest to Last

“The first four days were tough but we kept the hardest for the final day. I got to cycle up the Pico Valeta which is in the Sierra Nevada mountains and at 3,300 metres elevation is the highest paved road in Europe,” said Tommy.

Spectacular Gorges and Reservoirs

“The days were hot but we got to cycle through spectacular gorges and reservoirs and passed many olive trees on the route.

“The cycle was part of my fundraising for the Kerry branch Enable Ireland.

“Incidentally, I have one more fundraising day which happens to be in Garvey’s SuperValu in Castleisland on Saturday, June 29th.

€10,000 Target for 2019

“ There, I hope to surpass the €10,000 target I set for 2019 so I would appreciate all donations on the day,” said Tommy in conclusion.

There will be more details of this event nearer the time.

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