Fr. Teds Tower, Dolmen and Castle 600

Organiser: Hendrik-Jan Ketelaar

Event Date: 20th July 2024


Mobile: 089 9408210


Entry fee €5

Optional ACP or Audax Ireland Medals €7 each

Eventmaster Online Entry:

Closing date for entries: 16th July 2024

Start time 6.00 am.  5.30 for Registration.

Start Location: Ballinruan, Co. Clare

Helmets and Cycling Ireland Annual Licence mandatory. One-day Licence is available for €10, and will be added automatically if you do not have a valid Annual Cycling Ireland Licence Number.

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Route Description:

The route takes in the best of the scenery of Co. Clare and touching Tipperary, Galway and Limerick. It meanders along rivers and lakes and over hills. One will take in the shores of Lough Derg, Portumna, Killaloe gap, Limerick City, Quin, the Shannon Estuary, Loop Head peninsula, Kilkee, the Clare Martello towers, the Burren, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Kinvarra, Black Head, Father Ted’s house, Kilmacduagh Abbey, Thoor Ballylee.

The roads mainly fair tar and chip except a 900m stretch between Fanore and Doolin and the 4km stretch of gravelly and grassy green road and there are of course a couple of hills in the course.

RidewithGPS Map

Lightly spoked wheels or skinny tyres not recommended on the green road!

RidewithGPS Map (without green road):

Facilities/Parking: Free parking at Church and bottle banks, toilets in Community centre.

Accomodation: Hillview B & B, 6km from start, Lady Gregory

Gap Road, Killaloe
Green Road
Green Road

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