1. classic33

    Lough Derg Cycleway

    Lough Derg Cycleway What better way to experience the beautiful countryside and charming villages around Lough Derg than on two wheels! Difficulty: Moderate Length: 80 miles / 129 km Duration: Multiple days Overview: This is a suggested circular route around Lough Derg, Ireland's Pleasure...
  2. steveindenmark

    Cycle Against Suicide - Ireland

    I came across this website yesterday and would have loved to do this ride but we will be riding in Italy at the time. We will certainly be registering very early for next years ride. We really like the idea of staying with Irish families during the ride and it is for an excellent cause. It is...
  3. D

    20 Great Places to Eat in Dingle Ireland I won't be able to visit Dingle but perhaps one of you are close enough or plan to go. Perhaps these places will be worth visiting
  4. PMarkey

    Wild Atlantic Way Audax

    Just put my entry in for the Wild Atlantic Way Audax hopefully I get in as I had a great time last year on the Mile Fáilte 1200 , I just have to hope real life or a lack of fitness don't get in the way .
  5. lazybloke

    Fond memories of touring Ireland

    A fantastic site, have been lurking for a while and reading amazing LEJOG and other accounts and was reminded of my Ireland tour I did in the early 90s. 'Pics or it didn't happen'.... sadly I have none. My exgf has that album, or rather she had it. She probably burnt it when I married her best...
  6. flyingfifi

    Touring around southern Ireland

    Am looking for some information :reading:about going around southern Ireland what the best road, where to stay ,etc etc its find next year around September :bicycle: thanks flyingfifi:girldance:
  7. classic33

    15 Bicycle Traffic Offences To Be Covered By On-The-Spot Fines.

    On the spot fines "Officials in the Department of Transport have drawn up 15 cycling-related road traffic offences which could be covered by on-the-spot fines, expected to be in places as early as next month. The fines are expected to be €50 or more. The draft list which is subject to...
  8. Wandrin

    Ireland and Wales?

    In less than 2 weeks time I'm off to Ireland via Preston, Liverpool, Runcorn, Chester and Holyhead. Arriving in Dublin and along the Grand Canal to attend a family function 3 days later. This will be an ideal opportunity to recharge the electronic gizmos and wash clothes ( They may insist I...
  9. classic33

    Mizen To Malin

    Mizen to Malin The end in sight! From Enniskillen you ride north across small hills and countryside that grows ever more scenic. You pass the Grianan of Aileach above Derry City and have a climb in the centre of the Inishowen Peninsula that gets you off the main road before the last leg to...
  10. classic33

    The Wild Atlantic Way

    The Wild Atlantic Way Ireland's spectacular coastal touring route Explore one of Ireland’s most spectacular coastal touring routes, the Wild Atlantic Way. This remarkable coastal route stretches for 1500 miles along Ireland’s dramatic western seaboard taking in some of the most enchanting...
  11. classic33

    Body of cyclist in hit-and-run was ‘driven’ through hedge

    Cyclist driven through a hedge "The body of a long-distance cyclist who had gone on out early in July 2012 to train for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle was found six hours later in a ditch alongside his bicycle after being “driven” through a hedgerow on the Gneeveguilla to Killarney road...
  12. classic33

    Dublin to Galway cycle route

    Dublin to Galway, by bike "Cyclists will soon be able to travel from Dublin to Galway along the first cross-country off-road trail in Ireland. For both cyclists and walkers, the route is certain to quickly become a tourist asset and a boost to businesses lining the way. In alliance with...
  13. classic33

    The Great Western Greenway

    magnificent views in the West of Ireland The Greenway traverses Ireland’s Atlantic coast between Westport town and Achill Island and visits the picturesque villages of Newport and Mulranny (Mallaranny). It passes by some of the West of Ireland’s most dramatic mountains and offers magnificent...
  14. ClichéGuevara

    Galway to Dublin

    Thinking of doing this before winter, possibly mid-September and following the route from google maps, Oranmore, Loughrea, Banagher, Tullamory (Stopover) Edenderry, Maynooth, Lucan, Dublin. Hopefully, it'll be panniers, shorts and bunkhouses in Galway, Tullamory and Dublin, which I've seen for...
  15. Brandane


    There doesn't seem to be much mention of Ireland in the touring section. Is there any good reason for this? It's just that I have a free 10 days or so coming up and one of my potential destinations is Ireland. Catching the ferry from Troon to Larne and then heading south, or west, or both; and...
  16. Medic112

    Tour de Conamara ! Looks like a beautiful route if anyone's over in the west 25th May.
  17. Cringles

    Advice on Malin Head to Mizen Head.

    I already searched the forum history & found some good info. But I'm wondering if anyone on the forum has done it recently & still has a record of their route? I'm just looking for someone's route to use as a guide, & I'll change it to fit myself. Some of the maps I've found, it looks like...
  18. BigonaBianchi

    Good place to cycle in Southern Ireland this summer please?

    Does anybody have any advice on a good place to base myself for a week in southern ireland where I can strike out on day rides and come back to a decent hotel each night? Preferrably near to a beach or within 30 mins drive ..and in a place with things going on in the evenings? Ideally I'm...
  19. T

    Northern Ireland - grossly undervalued !

    I spent three years in Belfast and did some rides in Northern Ireland and one in Donegal. My conclusion is that Northern Ireland is a superb cycling destination and ranks just behind Scotland. The cycling in Northern Ireland is more gentle than Scotland. But it has some big hills to. The B94...
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