Ferries are sailing as normal today. NOTICE: ROADWORKS ON THE N67 KILLIMER TO KILRUSH ROAD
Events in July
THE RING OF KERRY CHARITY CYCLE
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019
The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle is celebrating 35 years’ as Irelands largest one-day charity fundraising event. Taking place on Saturday the 7th July this year, registration for the charity cycle will open on the 10th of March and the event is expected to see 10,000 recreational cyclists take part, with a small number of locals readying their High Nelly vintage bikes for the cycle again this year.
Cyclists signing up to complete the scenic 175 km fun cycle, will be raising money for 14 carefully selected main beneficiary charities this year and choosing one to fundraise for. There are 30 additional charities associated with the event also allocated funds from the registration proceeds. Funds raised to date have contributed towards new hospital extensions, special needs facilities, care for the elderly, suicide prevention, sea and mountain rescue, cancer, kidney and end of life support and more.
The event, now in it’s 35th year, is the biggest one day charity fundraising event in Munster, attracting thousands of leisure cyclists who will experience a fun and rewarding day’s cycling, completing 112 miles of the spectacular Ring of Kerry, while at the same time fundraising for worthy Kerry based Charities.
Run Killarney Half Marathon Saturday 20th July 2019
"The Run Killarney Marathon - Kerry's premier running festival - takes place this July with a full Marathon, Half Marathon or a 10K race is suitable for all levels of fitness. The event is open to everyone - walkers, newcomers and people who just want a challenge and a great day out. The routes give competitors the chance to run one of the world's most breath-taking and scenic marathons through Muckross House and Killarney National Park.