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Kilmovee man tells his story of losing a limb to urge drivers to mind cyclists

One of Ireland's elite Paralympic athletes has teamed up with the road safety office of Mayo County Council to produce an awareness video (https://youtu.be/ANHDtfuKCy4) to highlight the importance of giving cyclists a safe distance when overtaking with a minimum distance of 1.5m. Members of the general public were interviewed on what distance a driver should give when overtaking a cyclist, with some surprising results. The clips provides the feeling for cyclists as vehicles whizz by at speed just inches away from them.

Tuohy takes home win at Castlebar Duathlon

Local knowledge pays dividends when local Castlebar man Peter Tuohy of the J2P Team took a comprehensive win at the fifth and last round of the hugely successful Ireland West Duathlon series. Tuohy laid the foundation for his success with a storming bike leg that gave him 60seconds advantage and some breathing space over the hard chasing Brendan Conway Westport Tri, who is a renowned runner. The final 5k run on the out and back new Turlough Greenway turned into a sprint between the two leaders with Tuohy holding Conway off for a brilliant win. Third on the day was the ever consistent Jonathon Rowland from Liquid motion Tri club Ballina.

Tuohy takes home win at Castlebar Duathlon

Local knowledge pays dividends when local Castlebar man Peter Tuohy of the J2P Team took a comprehensive win at the fifth and last round of the hugely successful Ireland West Duathlon series. Tuohy laid the foundation for his success with a storming bike leg that gave him 60seconds advantage and some breathing space over the hard chasing Brendan Conway Westport Tri, who is a renowned runner. The final 5k run on the out and back new Turlough Greenway turned into a sprint between the two leaders with Tuohy holding Conway off for a brilliant win. Third on the day was the ever consistent Jonathon Rowland from Liquid motion Tri club Ballina.

Conway and Murtagh win in Ballinrobe

The ninth edition of the annual spring Ballinrobe run bike run event was hailed as the best yet despite the cold wet conditions, a change to the first run meant all participants had 1.5k extra to cover, there were bigger gaps than normal between the bikers which made for a harder event.

 

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