Irish Long Distance Cycling Calendar 2007 (Last updated 03/09/07)


The following list of events has been compiled directly from Irish cycling clubs and the Cycling Ireland calendar. I will update the calendar as event dates are confirmed by the organisers, so stay tuned to this page for updates.

As of March 2007 most of the event details have been defined. Events which I have not yet received complete details are designated with TBA (To Be Announced). If there are any omissions or corrections please contact me.

Due to the dynamic nature of the event information, I suggest that you confirm the details with the indicated contact before committing to participating in an event. 

Previous years event are archived in the 20062005 and 2004 calendars.

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Jan 21/1 East Meath Tour 75k Popes X IVCA
  28/1 Apollo Reliability Trial   9.30am @ Corner House - Derrymacash, Lurgan Apollo CT
  28/1 Ballymena Reliability Trial 120k, 80k 10AM @ Ballymena RC Club Rooms Ballymena RC

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Feb 4/2 Island Wheelers Reliability Trial 96k 9AM @ Gortgonis Hall, Coalisland Island Wheelers
James McLoughlin
Tel: 028-87722170
  4/2 Dave Kane Reliability Trial   9.50AM @ Dave Kane Cycles, Belfast Dave Kane Cycles
  11/2 East Antrim Reliability Trial    10.00AM @ Carrickfergus Castle Car Park East Antrim CC
  11/2 Sliabh Aughty Inaugural Cycling Club Event   11.00 AM @ Gurteeny Sliabh Aughty Cycling Club
Contact: John Joe Conwell
Phone: 087 321574
  18/2 North Dublin Tour 70k Popes X IVCA
  18/2 Maryland Reliability Trial   9:30AM Lisburn Bus Station Maryland Wheelers
  18/2 The Sound Barrier Challenge 2007 100k, 50k, 15k 9:30AM @ Bray Wheelers Clubhouse Bray Wheelers CC
Event Brochure
  24/2 Tour of Laois 90k 11AM @ Midway Hotel, Portlaoise Laois CTC
Contact: Eoin Whelan
Phone:
087-2984433
  25/2 Phoenix Reliability Trial   9:30 @ House of Sport Phoenix CC

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Mar 04/03 Tour of the Broad Lough 100k 09:30 @  Bawnacre, Irvinestown Co Fermanagh Lakeland CC
Contact: Ken Dunlop
Tel: 02889521681
 

 

11/03 200K
Audax Super Randonneur Event
200k 08:00 @ Tallaght, Co. Dublin Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  18/03 50 in 4 80k Popes X IVCA
  18/03 North South Trail 80k 09:30 @ Omagh Youth Sport Omagh Wheelers
Contact: Enda Harpur
Phone: 028-82251960

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Apr 14/04 Munster 200 in aid of Cystic Fibrosis 200k Limerick Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland
Contact: Colm Conneely
Phone: 086 2509301
Email: info@cfcycling.com

Event Website
  15/04 Knockalla Tour   8.30am Letterkenny Community Centre Four Masters CC
Contact: Liam Tinney
Phone: 087-2902515
  15/04 Liam Horner Memorial Spin 80k Clonee IVCA
  15/04 300k
Super Randonneur Event
300k 06:00 @  Phibsboro, Dublin 7 Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  10/04 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Castlebar Mitchels GAA Clubhouse Connacht Cycling
Contact: John Brennan
Phone: 094-9025966
  21/04 Bray Wheelers/Murphy & Gunn Randonnee   10:00 @ Bray Wheelers Club House, Bray Bray Wheelers CC
Bray Wheelers Events
  22/04 Carlingford Tour 80k Registratioon from 09:15 @ Silverbridge FC Clubrooms Slieve Gullion Wheelers
Event Flyer
  22/04 Tour of Meath & Cavan 90k 10AM @ Balreask Arms, Navan Navan Road Club
Contact: Larry Clarke
Phone: 041 9824460
  22/04 Four County Challenge 50K, 110K 9:00am Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone Lake Land CC
Contact: Mark Kavanagh
Phone: 02889531700
  27/04 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Swimming Pool Ballina Connacht Cycling
Contact: Albert Morrow
Phone: 085-1741807
  29/04 Downpatrick Third World Group Charity Tour 100k, 20k 10AM @ Downpatrick Cricket Club, Strangford Road, Downpatrick Contact: Philip Boyle 07968213595 (M) or 02844830367 (w)
email: HotOnABike30@aol.com
  29/04 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League 115K 8:30 a.m. @ Scout Den in Ballinteer Orwell Wheelers CC
Contact: Eddie Lane
Phone: 087-2395056
Event Details

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
May 04/05 400k
Super Randonneur Event
400k 20:00 @ Phibsboro Dublin 7 Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  05/05 Newry Canal Cycle Challenge 64k 10AM @ The Meadows Car Park, Portadown Sporting Hearts
Contact: Eugene Hamill
Phone:
07717353268
Email: EugeneHamill@aol.com
  06/05 Sliabh Bloom Challenge 80k, 150k 9AM @ Holy Angels Day Care Centre, Carlow Carlow Road Club
Event Details
  06/05 Tour of the Glens 200k TBA Castlereagh CC
Tour of the Glens Event Page
  11/05 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm  Ballyhaunis Rugby Club Connacht Cycling
Contact: Michael Ceary
Phone: 094-9630123
  11/05 Tour or Ireland Cycle Challenge 800k (4 days) Lisburn Tour of Ireland Cycle Challenge
Event Details
  13/05 Coastal Tour 80k, 100k 09:30AM in Dromara Dromara CC
Coastal Tour Event Page
  13/05 Four Counties Tour 144k 9AM @ Gortgonis Hall, Coalisland Island Wheelers
James McLoughlin
Tel: 028-87722170
  13/05 Tour of Tipperary 100k 10AM @ Clonmel Og Gaa Club Clonmel CC
Contact: John Ryan
Phone: 086 8240647
  13/05 Tour of the Heartlands 160k, 96k, 64k 9AM @ Clann na Gael GAA, Athlone Shannonside CC
Contact: Anthony Reilly
Phone: 086 0696231
  14/05 East Coast Tour 120k Merrion Square IVCA
  18/05 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Castlebar Mitchels GAA Clubhouse Connacht Cycling
Contact: John Brennan
Phone: 094-9025966
  19/05 Tour of the Three Counties   10AM @ Sligo Innisfree Wheelers
Contact: John Greene
2 Ferndale, Cairns Road, Sligo
  20/05 Over the Quoile 120k, 60k 9:45am for the 120km, 11:30 for the 60 km cycle @ St Macartans Hall Loughinisland, Co. Down Lanterne Rouge Cycle Club
Contact: Gerry Morgan
Phone: 02844 811801
  20/05 Tyrone/Fermanagh Cycle 112k 9:30AM @ Omagh Youth Sport Omagh Wheelers
Contact: Enda Harpur
Phone: 028-82251960
  20/05 Mount Leinster Challenge 150k, 100k, 50k 9:30AM @ Bellefield GAA Complex, Enniscorthy Slaney CC
Contact: Liam Ruth
Phone: 087 8334592
Event Web Site
  26/05 Mizen 2 Malin Head 650k (6 days) Mizen Head Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind
Event Details
  26/05 600k
Super Randonneur Event
600k 06:00AM @ Phibsboro Dublin 7 Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  26/05 Tour of South Armagh 140k, 60k Registration from 09:15AM @ Mountain House Inn, Belleek Slieve Gullion Wheelers
Event Details
  27/05 Tour of Mayo 200k, 100k 9:00 AM @ Ballyhaunis Swimming Pool Annagh Wheelers
Contact: Contact: Michael Cleary
Email: mlconn@eircom.net
Phone: 094 9630275
  27/05 Tour of Lough Garman 160k, 112k Whitford Wexford Wheelers
Contact: Martin Gill
Phone: 086 1722726
  TBA Tour de Tourmakeady 100k 10:00AM @ Westport Leisure Park Covey Wheelers
Contact: Michael Brady
Phone: 087 6811263
Email: smbrady@utvinternet.com
  TBA Baldonnel - Alzeimhers 100 160k 8AM in Baldonnel, Co. Dublin Lucan CRC
Contact: Jimmy Stagg
Phone: 01 6283022
  TBA Tour of the Border 145k Ulster Carrickmacross CC
Contact: Dermot Connolly
Phone: 087 2913550
  TBA Mourne Mountain Cycle Challenge 100k Dundrum, Ulster Phoenix CC
Event Page
  TBA Conor Pass Challenge 120k Munster Tralee BC
Contact: Matt Lacey
Phone: 066 7124372

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Jun 01/06 South Pole to North Pole
(Anascaul to Buncranna)
500k (3 days) 9:30AM in Anascaul Mayo Wheelers
Contact: Joe McGuire
Phone: 086 8702062
  01/06 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm Westport Leisure Centre Connacht Cycling
Contact: Martin McNally
Phone: 087-2226260
  03/06 Carlow 150 100k, 150k 9:00am, Eire óg GAA Clubhouse Carlow Road Club
Event Details
  03/06 Tour of Meath & Westmeath 90k 10AM @ Conningham Arms Hotel, Slane Navan Road Club
Contact: Larry Clarke
Phone: 041-9824460
  03/06 Tour of North County Dublin 80k, 130k 9AM @ Fionngallions GAA Club, Swords McNally Swords CC
Contact: Martin Joyce
Tel: 086 3809039
Email: mjoice@eircom.net

Event Details
  03/06 Sperrin Sportive 140k, 90k Sign on and go from  8:30 - 10:00 @ Mid Ulster Sports Arena,  Cookstown Harps CC
Contact: Gary McGuire
Email: Gary@harpscyclingclub.co.uk
Phone: 07966343331
Event Details
  09/06 Malin Head to Mizen Head
(June
event fully booked, additional dates organised for September 2007)
670K (7 days) Malin Head Marie Curie Cancer Care
  10/06 Wicklow 200 100k, 200k Donnybrook, Dublin IVCA
Wicklow 200 Event Page
  16/06 Search for the Holy Trail   12 noon @ Ballycuggaran, Killaloe MBUL
Contact: Cormac Eason
Phone: 086-3780983
Email: ceason@skynet.ie
  16/06 Peninsula Challenge Charity Ride 100k Bangor North Down Cycling Club
  16/06 Arklow to Achill Dawn to Dusk 376k Arlkow Blazing Saddles/NCBI
Contact: John Behan
Phone: 086-3598834
  16/06 Tour of Burren 60k, 160k 9:30 for 160k, 11:00 for 60k cycle @ Community Field, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare Burren Cycling Club
Contact: Patrick O'Donoghue
Phone: 086 2579682
  17/06 Tour of Inishowen 144k 9:30AM @ Inishowen Gateway Hotel Buncrana North Pole Cycling Club
Contact: Carl Fullerton
Email: carlfullerton@hotmail.com
Phone: 086-2788497
  22/06 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm Castlecook Leisure Centre, Donamon Connacht Cycling
Contact: John Concar
Phone: 087-2226260
  23/06 Border Trek 320k (2 day) Enniskillen Co-operation Ireland Event Info
  24/06 Tour of the Knockmealdowns 100k 10AM in Fermoy Fermoy CC
Contact: Michael O'Connor
Phone: 025 32391
  29/06 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm Castlebar Mitchels GAA Clubhouse Connacht Cycling
Contact: John Brennan
Phone: 094-9025966
  TBA Mary O'Sullivan Memorial Cycle 60k, 100k Munster ?
Contact: John O'Connor
Phone: 087 2591435
  TBA Best Buddies Charity Cycle
(Charity Fund Raising Event)
40k, 144k 9AM @ Phoenix Park, Dublin Cycling Ireland
Contact: Nadia Atienza
Phone: 01-8551522
Email: Events@cyclingireland.ie
Event Information
  TBA Cuchulainn Leisure Challenge 80k, 120k Friary Youth Centre,Dundalk Cuchulainn CC
Contact: Karl Dolan
Phone: 087 2219810
Email: karl@dundalkcycling.com
  TBA The Coast Run 40k, 100k Munster Abbey Wheelers
Contact: Pat Lyons
Phone: 087 6893571

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Jul 01/07 Western Hills Century Ride 112k, 160k 9:30AM @ Omagh Youth Sport Omagh Wheelers
Contact: Enda Harpur
Phone: 028-82251960
  01/07 The Twin Peaks Challenge 100k 10AM @ Naas Naas Wheelworx CTC
Contact: Ann Marie Keenaghan
Phone: 087-2224920
Email: annmariekeenagh@eircom.net

Event Details
  01/07 The Big Bike Ride 53K, 141K 09:30 am @ the Lakeland Forum Leisure Centre Enniskillen Lakeland CC
Event Details
  01/07 Simpsons Sponsored Cycle 30k 10:30AM in Simpson's Hospital, "Wyckham" Ballinteer Road Orwell Dundrum CC
Contact: Joe Daly Cycles
Phone: 01 2981485
  07/07 Ring of Kerry 180k 8AM @ the International Hotel, Killarney Enable Ireland
Contact: Sean Scally
Phone: 066 712 8220
Email: sscally@enableireland.ie
Event Website
  08/07 200K Audax Event
Event postponed, will be run at a later date
200k 08:00AM @ Bray Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  08/07 Tour of Lough Derg 125k 10:30 @ Dromineer Bay Hotel Dromineer North Tipperary Wheelers
Contact: Jan White
Phone: 087-1374454
  13/07 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm  Ballyhaunis Rugby Club Connacht Cycling
Contact: Michael Ceary
Phone: 094-9630123
  14/07 Three Counties Cycle
(Billy's Trip to Tipp Cycle Weekend)
75k Anner Hotel, Thurles Blazing Saddles/NCBI
Contact: Billy Shanahan
Phone: 087 9253225
  15/07 Tipperary 200
(Billy's Trip to Tipp Cycle Weekend)
200, 100, 75 & 25k Anner Hotel, Thurles Blazing Saddles/NCBI
Contact: Billy Shanahan
Phone: 087 9253225
  15/07 Sliabh Beagh Border Challenge 100k 10AM @ Emyvale Leisure Centre (N.2) Emyvale Cycling Club
Contact: M McKenna
Phone: 086-3298860
  15/07 Meath Again Tour 90k Popes X IVCA
  20/07 400K Audax Event 400k 02:00AM @ Rathfarnham Sorrento CC - Audax Ireland
Event Details
  20/07 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Swinford Connacht Cycling
Contact: Padraic Frain
Phone: 086-8282266
  22/07 Tour of the Lakes 34k, 100k 10AM at Mullingar Rugby Club Lakeside Wheelers
Contact: Conor Isdell
Phone: 087 2846224
  22/07 Limerick Classic Tour 100k, 160k 08:00 am @ Mungret GAA Club Limerick CC
Contact: Paddy Rogan
email: paddy.rogan@apv.com
Phone: 087 8546444
Event Details
  22/07 Glens of Antrim Big Bike Ride 64k, 120K Larne Leisure Centre NSPCC
Contact: Karen Walker
email: kwalker@nspcc.org.uk

Event Details
  TBA The Five C's Tour 100k 10AM in Clonmel Clonmel CC
Contact: John Ryan
Phone: 086 8240647
  TBA Blackstairs 150 150k New Ross Barrow Wheelers
Contact: Adrian Delaney
Email: adelaney@gofree.indigo.ie
Phone: 051 422803
  TBA Heart of the West Challenge 40k, 120k 12 noon at Tuam Stars Centre, Dublin Road, Tuam Realt Tuam CC
Contact: Dara O'Neill
Phone: 087 9417754
  TBA Jazzer Coastal Tour 100k Leinster Balbriggan CC
Contact: Oliver McKenna
Phone: 087 2802991

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Aug 05/08 Wexford Cycling Challenge 100k 10AM in Enniscorthy Slaney CC
Contact: Liam Ruth
Phone: 087 8334592
  05/08 Sperrin Challenge 55k, 110k 10AM @ Cookstown Hockey Club East Tyrone CC
Contact: Rod Davison
Phone: 028 867 65064
  10/08 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Castlebar Mitchels GAA Clubhouse Connacht Cycling
Contact: John Brennan
Phone: 094-9025966
  12/08 Mourne Sportive 60k, 80k, 125k, 160k 8:00AM in Dromara Dromara CC
Mourne Sportive Event Page
  12/08 Marie Keating Tour of Kildare 20k, 50k, 100k Naas Naas Wheelworx CTC
Contact: Ann Marie Keenaghan
Phone: 087-2224920
Email: annmariekeenagh@eircom.net
  12/08 Humpy Hundred 100k Start 9:00am, Eire óg GAA Clubhouse Carlow Road Club
Event Details
  17/08 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm @ Swimming Pool Ballina Connacht Cycling
Contact: Albert Morrow
Phone: 085-1741807
  19/08 The Inishowen 100 173k, 1960m Derry Foyle Cycling Club
Contact: Terry Donnelly
Phone: 028 71 267006
  19/08 Billy Butler Cycle 50k, 100k, 130k 09:30 at Birr Rugby Club, Sign-on 09:00 Wolftrap CC
Contact: Gary Bracken
Phone: 086-3580978
Email: gbracken@esatclear.ie
  19/08 100 in 8 160k Popes X IVCA
  19/08 Sean Kelly Tour of Waterford 45K, 100K, 160K 08:00am Grattan Square, Dungarvan www.theseankellytour.com
  24/08 Tour De Torlaugh Leisure League   6.30pm  Ballyhaunis Rugby Club Connacht Cycling
Contact: Michael Ceary
Phone: 094-9630123
  25/08 Sheeffry Challenge Leisure Cycle 100k 12 noon @ Wyatt Hotel Westport Mayo Wheelers
Contact: Joe McGuire
Email: joe@mayowheelers.com
Phone: 086 8702062
  26/08 Lap the Lough (Lough Neagh) 140k TBA Lap the Lough
Event Details
  26/08 Tour of North Coast (Marie Curie Charity Leisure Cycle) 100k 10AM @ Portglenone Community Centre Bann Valley R.C.
Contact: Lawrence McGuire
Tel: 077 43155889
  TBA Diarmuid O'Regan Memorial Challenge 100k 10AM in Clonmel Clonmel CC
Contact: John Ryan
Phone: 086 8240647
  TBA Pat Colgan Memorial Cycle 30k, 80k, 100k Harriers Club House, Birr Rd
Tullamore.
Starts at 10am, Registration from 9am onwards.
Tullamore Cycling and Touring Club 
Contact: Paula Tynan
Phone: 087 7856915
Email: paulacok@eircom.net
  TBA Lakes Challenge 200k Connacht Galway Bay CC
Contact: Nigel Forde
Phone: 091 563356
  TBA Mizen to Malin 640k Mizen Head www.mizen-malin.org
  TBA Tour of the Antrim Glens 80k, 120k Ballymena Michelin Team Bib Sport
Contact: Stuart
Phone: 02879659507 (H)

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Sep 02/09 Tour of Malin Head 100k 10AM @ North Pole Bar, Drumfrees (near Buncrana) North Pole Cycling Club
Contact: Carl Fullerton
Email: carlfullerton@hotmail.com
Phone: 086-2788497
  02/09 Castleisland Cycling Tour 60k, 30k 11AM @ Castleisland Rugby Club Currow Cycling Club
Contact: John Breen
Email: johnbreen@p-h-d.info
Phone: 087 7849879
  08/09 Mayo Coastal 300K
Event Cancelled
300K (2 day) Sat 10am, Sun 9am. Western Lakes cycling centre, Kilmaine Road, Ballinrobe Western Lakes CC
Contact: Padraig Marrey
Phone: 087-7992857
email: padraig@marreytrainingsystems.com
  08/09 Into the West Cycle Challenge 300k (2 day) TBA Lakeside Wheelers
Contact: Joe Duffy
Phone: 086 8181919
  09/09 Polka Dot Challenge 120K 8AM sign at Western Lakes Cycling Centre Kilmaine Rd Ballinrobe Western Lakes CC
Contact: Fergal O'Neill
Phone: 087-1211047
email: westernlakespolkadot@eircom.net
  09/09 Loop Head Tour 80k 11AM @ The Square, Kilrush West Clare CC
Contact: James Marsh
Phone: 065 9051769
Email: jmarsh@iol.ie
  09/09 Tour of Omagh 112k 9:30AM @ Omagh Youth Sport Omagh Wheelers
Contact: Enda Harpur
Phone: 028-82251960
  09/09 Castlebar - Belfast 320k (2 day) TBA Mayo Wheelers
Contact: Joe McGuire
Phone: 086 8702062
  15/09 Malin Head to Mizen Head 670K (7 days) Malin Head Marie Curie Cancer Care
Malin to Mizen Event Page
  16/09 Comeragh CC Leisure Cycle 100k 10:30 @ Waterford City Hall Comeragh CC
Contact: Pat Power
Phone: 087-6662431
  16/09 The Poison Glen Tour 95k TBA Four Masters CC
Contact: Liam Tinney
Phone: 087 2902515
  16/09 West Wicklow 100k Tallaght IVCA
  16/09 Minnie Clarke Memorial Tour 80k 10AM in Crossmaglen Rangers GFC club Slieve Gullion Wheelers
Event Details
  16/09 Joe Loughman Randonee 80k, 120k 9:30AM Bray Wheelerrs Club House, Bray Bray Wheelers CC
Bray Wheelers Events
  16/09 Martin Healy Memorial Tour 100k 9:30AM in Banteer O'Leary Stone Banteer CC
Contact: Cormac Cahill
Phone: 085-1252570
  16/09 Tour of Strangford 100k 10AM @ Flying Club, Portaferry Rd Ards Cycling Club
Contact: Alastair Martin
Phone: 028-820540
  23/09 John Lindsay Memorial Torr Head Challenge   Ballygalley Co. Antrim Team Madigan
Contact: Davy Ross
Phone: 028 9336 7703
  30/09 Tour of Monaghan 30k, 100k 10AM @ Emyvale Leisure Centre (N.2) Emyvale CC McQuaid Tyres
Contact: Michael McKenna
Phone: 086 3298860
  TBA Ruby Oil Leisure Tour 90k, 130k TBA Connacht Donamon Dynamos
Contact: John Concar
Phone: 090 6662776
  TBA Currow Cycle 60k, 100k TBA Currow CC
Contact: John O'Connell
Phone: 087 2591435
  TBA Suir Valley Tour 100k Rathgormac Hiking Centre Carrick Touring Club
Contact: Paul Murphy
Phone: 052 21016

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Oct 07/10 Tour of Meath 60k 11AM at The Balreask Arms, Navan Navan Road Club
Contact: Larry Clarke
Phone: 041 9824460
  07/10 Dungannon Mountains Cycle Challenge 80k 10AM @ Dungannon Park Castle Hill CC
Contact: Eugene Hamill
Phone:
07717353268
Email: EugeneHamill@aol.com
  14/10 Kevin King Memorial Tour 80k 10AM @ Thatch Bar Drogheda Drogheda Wheelers
Contact: Gerard Campbell
Phone: 086 8192205
  14/10 Joe Hoare Trophy TBA Popes X IVCA

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2007 Date Event Name Distance Start Contact
Dec 26/12 Cycle for Cairde 30k 11AM @ The Village Inn, Slane Navan Road Club
Contact: Larry Clarke
Phone: 041 9824460
 

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