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Westmeath is to continue in its pursuit of sporting excellence with the news this week that the national cycling championships are to be held for the first time in the county this June.
Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault and rugby legend Keith Wood are among the international sports stars lining up for the 2013 Skoda Tour de Conamara (www.tourdeconamara.com), details of which were announced by Leo Monaghan and Sons Garage, Galway. The cycling sportive event on Saturday May 25 is part of a weekend of cycling activity that will see the Connemara area host Ireland’s first sportive team time trial in Carna.
Five times Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault has already announced his intention to compete in this year’s Tour de Conamara.
Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault will make his first appearance in an Irish cycling event when he participates in the Tour de Conamara, details of which were just announced.
The Tour de Conamara takes place this Sunday May 27 and it has been announced that five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault will be participating.
Clifden will play host to some of the biggest names in Irish sport this week as the inaugural Tour de Conamara cycle gets underway. Former Irish rugby captain Mick Galwey, former Galway hurling captain Ollie Canning, double All-Ireland football winners Jarlath Fallon and Seán Ó Domhnaill, and former Mayo football manager John Maughan are among those taking part. The sportsmen are participating as part of their upcoming Race the Rás charity event.
Some big names in Irish sport arrive in Clifden this weekend for the inaugural Tour de Conamara cycle.
Past and present GAA stars Joe Deane, Tony Griffin, Paul Earley, Ja Fallon, and Sean Ó Domhnaill will be taking part in this year’s Tour of Connemara cycle.
As part of the agreement, Cycling Ireland will receive Skoda’s Octavia Combi (estate) vehicles that will support the organisation on the 2010/2011 cycling circuit.
Two Kilkenny men, Martin O’Neill and Sean Breathnach joined a group of 40 feisty fundraisers taking part in a mammoth challenge — the Kingspan Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) Cycle Challenge which sees them do their own personal Tour de France.