Category Archives: Cycling

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…

Leisure Cycle and Drive-In Bingo to Wrap Up Festival 2017

Leisure Cycle and Drive-In Bingo to Wrap Up Festival 2017

Charity Cycle and Drive-In Bingo To usher in the latter-up of the Castleisland Summer Festival 2017, on this Friday evening, June 9th there will be a 40k Leisure Cycle in aid of St Ita’s and St Joseph’s National School, Tralee. Registration will take place at the Library Car Park at 6.30pm. There is an entryRead 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…

Castleisland Day Care Fun Cycle on Sunday Morning

Castleisland Day Care Fun Cycle on Sunday Morning

Cyclists are being asked to saddle up on Sunday morning for the 10th annual charity event in aid of Castleisland Day Care Centre. This year the cycle is celebrating its tenth year and, as always, it’s a great opportunity for all levels of cyclists to come out and enjoy a great fun day. “Anyone whoRead 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…

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

Great local events which are having a ripple effect on the wider charity communities don’t just happen. They are planned meticulously and for months in advance. The Longest Day Committee has been doing just that since the last one finished in June 2015. On Monday evening they launched their fully hatched plans with the dateRead more…

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile na nÓg is a GAA club festival for Gaelic football and Ladies Gaelic football at Under 14 level and it involves teams from across the world-wide reach of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry, West Limerick and West Cork on the weekend of 24th –Read more…