Category Archives: Cycle Racing

Day Centre and Cycling Club Appeal for Big Cycle Support

Day Centre and Cycling Club Appeal for Big Cycle Support

Castleisland Day Care Centre has launched full details of its 11th annual Fun Cycle. The event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, September 3rd and again there is a choice of routes to suit both beginners and the more experienced cyclists. Routes vary from an easy 15km to a 40 km spine to aRead more…

Join the Giro D’Jigsaw Cycle for Kerry youth this September

Join the Giro D’Jigsaw Cycle for Kerry youth this September

Jigsaw, Ireland’s National Centre for Youth Mental Health, is looking for 60 brave cyclists to join in an epic Giro D’Jigsaw Cycle Tour this September. This three day, eight stage, 470km charity cycle tour of Ireland is taking place from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October to raise vital funds to support young peopleRead more…

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

With the onset of the Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle on Sunday, September 3rd a series of practice runs will be held to get participants ready for the big occasion. The series of bike handling skill sessions started on Friday evening, July 14th at 7pm. Cyclists and instructors will meet at the car park nearRead more…

Tommy’s Charity Total Reaches €50,000 Peak – and Climbing

Tommy’s Charity Total Reaches €50,000 Peak – and Climbing

Incurable and intrepid cyclist, Tommy Sheehy has been raising funds through all of our currency changes over the years. Through it all, not to mention the blisters and the pain, he has raised tens of thousands for the charity closest to his heart, Enable Ireland. He has, however gone up a gear or two sinceRead more…

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

The Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Four-Day International Cycle Race will pass through this area on Good Friday afternoon, April 14th. The route and approximate times are as follows: Start in Killorglin at 2:50pm.; Fossa at 3:10pm.; Killarney at 3.16pm.; Kilcummin at 3.24pm.; Quarry Cross at 3.42pm.; Knocknaboul Cross at 3.52pm.; Scartaglin at 4.05pm.; Castleisland atRead more…

Tenth Annual Day Care Cycle Took off at 10

Tenth Annual Day Care Cycle Took off at 10

It’s been an annual event since it was introduced as a great idea to the public here in August 2007. From the outset it welcomed the man and woman with the common bike as much as it did those with the racers. A bunch of 120 cyclists of all abilities set off as the clockRead more…

Leisure Cyclists Wanted For Day Care Fundraiser

Leisure Cyclists Wanted For Day Care Fundraiser

Occasional cyclists would want to be oiling the chains and pumping the wheels as they and their ilk are being invited / recruited to take part in one of Castleisland’s most sociable occasions. The annual Castleisland Day Care Centre Leisure Cycle is being organised in conjunction with Currow Cycling Club for Sunday morning, September 4th.Read more…

Scartaglin Cyclist Selected on Irish Team for French Trip

Scartaglin Cyclist Selected on Irish Team for French Trip

An up and coming Scartaglin cyclist has been selected as part of a four-strong team which will travel to France next week to compete in a series of road and track races there. Castleisland Community College student, Seán Barrett of the Tralee based IBike team will be joined by cyclists from: Dungarvan CC; Galway BayRead more…