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July 2018


July 21
Murphy Surveys Head Office,
Global House, Kilcullen Business Campus, Kilcullen, Ireland
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Join Murphy Surveys in conjunction with Kilcullen Cycling Club to support Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin. This year the ‘Cycle for Crumlin’ will take place on Saturday, July 21st. It is our fifth year to run the event and includes a 50km and a 100 km route. We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who took part and supported us in previous years – because of your support we have so far raised over €45,500! This year… Find out more »


July 21 - Registration/Start: 7:00 am & 8:15 am
Waterville GAA Grounds,
Waterville, Kerry, Ireland
Here at the Iveragh 200 we work towards giving you, the cyclist,the best possible experience on some of the best roads in the country. We have mixed in a range of different roads taking in the breath taking countryside of Co. Kerry, from steep sharp ascents to the exhilarating winding descents. Two routes to choose from, with the option of the challenging 130k loop or the 200k sufferfest which has been described as the “Toughest” Sportive in Ireland. You are guaranteed to… Find out more »

Viking Sportive in association with Stayin Alive at 1.5

July 22
Wexford Wanderers Rugby Club,
Wexford, Wexford, Ireland
2 routes 60k and 100k taking in the Wexford coast and the last 20k is the 2017 national road championship route.     DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event to ensure the event is going ahead as planned. The information provided by IrishSportives is designed… Find out more »

Glin Knights Cycling Club Annual Sportive

July 22 - Registration/Start: 8:30 am & 9:30 am
Barrett’s pub,
Main st, Glin, Ireland
The Glin Knights Annual Sportive has been running for 6 years and has raised over €75,000 for local charities. We have 2 routes to choose from, 80K and 100K through scenic West Limerick. For 2018 we have chosen to go with four worthy charities: Glin Mens Shed Glin Defibrillator group Shannon Estuary Mud and Search Rescue Glin Rovers FC Training field €25 Cycling Ireland members, €30 n0n members.     DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of… Find out more »

ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle

July 28
Clarecastle GAA,
Clarecastle, Ennis, Ireland
The ŠKODA Ring of Clare Cycle starts and finishes in Ennis Co. Clare with the choice of 160km and 120km routes on Saturday 28th July 2018. The Sportive routes include the best of what Clare has to offer cyclists and visitors.  Cyclists will cruise along the Wild Atlantic Way, travel through the international tourism award winning Loop Head peninsula and along by the beautiful Shannon Estuary waters. The event takes in some of Clare’s best known local cycling landmarks.  See organisers website… Find out more »

Brideswell Pattern Charity Cycle

July 28 - Registration/Start: 7:30 am & 9:00 am
Brideswell Village,
Brideswell, Athlone, Ireland
Leisure Charity Cycle raising funds for Athlone Sub Aqua Search and Recovery Unit. Four distances 120km, 80km, 50km and 9km family cycle     DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event to ensure the event is going ahead as planned. The information provided by IrishSportives is… Find out more »
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The Mizen Looper Charity Cycle

July 28 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
Collins’ Centra, Drimoleague,
Drimoleague, Cork, Ireland
The Mizen Looper is an Annual Charity Cycle established to raise funds for West Cork Down Syndrome Support Group. The cycle spans the beautiful coast of West Cork. Beginning and finishing in Collins’ Centra, Drimoleague. There are two routes available including an 80 km and 130 km route. All participants are encouraged to tackle the 130km. There will be strong support from fellow cyclists, paramedics, bike mechanics, motorbike marshals, car and van support. All of whom are volunteering their time.… Find out more »

Ring of the Reeks Cycle Challenge

July 28 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:30 am
Beaufort GAA club,
Beaufort , Killarney, Ireland
RING OF THE REEKS CYCLE Sat 28th July 2018 Beaufort GAA Club, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Greetings from the Kingdom! Come join us for this extremely scenic, well organised cycle, including 2 food stops and a hot meal for all cyclists at the finish line. 3 routes to choose from, for all levels, details below. The fantastic 100K route includes two famous climbs, Molls Gap and Ballaghbeama Pass, both over 250mts and and passes  Glencar and Caragh Lakes. Check out this short video… Find out more »

Sport Ireland Meath Heritage Cycle Tour

July 28 - Registration/Start: 2:00 pm & July 29 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am
Castle Street, Trim,
Castle Street, , Trim, Ireland
The Sport Ireland Meath Heritage Cycle tour returns for its 10th year on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July! The 11km Family Spin takes place on Saturday 28th with the 50km and 100km taking place on 29th July, starting in Trim. Families can register for the 11km Spin from 2pm on the day. There are 3 routes in the event for 2018 – On Saturday 28th July  11km Family Spin is open to all over 6 years, cyclists under 12 must be accompanied by… Find out more »

The Hub Tour in Memory of Cal

July 29 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
Colaiste iosaef,
Kilmallock, Limerick, Ireland
Leisure tour 90k   DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event to ensure the event is going ahead as planned. The information provided by IrishSportives is designed to offer helpful advice and information on the subject of cycling and fitness and accepts no liability for… Find out more »
August 2018

Tour De Kilkenny

August 4
Kilkenny Rugby Club,
Waterford Road Ireland
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Marble City Cyclers are delighted to announce that they will be hosting the tenth edition of the Tour De Kilkenny on Saturday 4th of August, 2018.  Over the past 10 years, we have raised over €100,000 for charity organisations through the annual support of participants and volunteers. Help us make this the biggest year yet and register now! The 2018 Tour De Kilkenny will run 40KM, 70KM, 120KM and 160KM routes. There is a route to cater for cyclists of all abilities meaning this… Find out more »

Billy Butler Memorial Cycle

August 4 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
Birr Rugby Club,
Riverside, Birr, Ireland
Three routes to choose from: 50, 80 and 130 km through four counties. The 130km takes in the famous Wolftrap climb in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Sign on at 8 am. Departure and finish at Birr Rugby club. All routes with food-stop at Bikepark Ireland. Check out the routes here :   DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject… Find out more »

The Ballina Salmon Sportif

August 5 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:30 am
Ballina Stephenite GAA,
Crossmolina Road, Ballina, Ireland
A nice new exciting Sportif, with 3 different routes to choose from, all routes have guaranteed beautiful scenery. The Salmon Sportif is a fundraiser for the Garda Tony Golden Community Park, a park being built for the local community in Ballina. Tony, from Ballina lost his life on the call of duty. By taking part in this special cycle, you are helping us keep Tony’s memory alive. The Anthony Golden Community Park Trust is a voluntary organisation with the objective of… Find out more »

Castlebellingham Fun Cycle

August 11
The Village Green,
Main St Castlebellingham Ireland
Raising money for The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre and also Irish Kidney Association, this 30km fun charity cycle starts and finishes in Castlebellingham, with refreshments. Check with the organisers for further details, see the Facebook link below.   DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event… Find out more »

Purple House Four Peaks Cycle Challenge 2018

August 11 - Registration/Start: 9:00 am & August 18 - Registration/Start: 9:00 pm
7 Days – 4 Mountains – 1,225km Cycle – Purple House and YOU! 11-17th August 2018 For the first time ever attempted, we are going to climb Ireland’s highest peaks and travel between them by human powered means, by bike! We want YOU to join us! Join us for this unique challenge and help us to support families affected by Cancer in Ireland. Day 1: Cycle from Purple House Cancer Support Centre in Bray to Cashel 195km on the bike… Find out more »

The Aughty Challenge by Portumna Cycling Club

August 12 - Registration/Start: 7:30 am & 9:00 am
The Engine Room Portumna,
Portumna Ireland
On Sunday August 12th Portumna Cycling Club are running a charity cycle to raise much needed funds for The Mighty Oaks Arch Club Portumna. There are two routes, a 110k route that will leave at 9:00 and a 55k route that will leave at 9:15, both from the square in Portumna. The Mighty Oaks Arch Club Portumna was formed in 2017 and it provides a platform for inclusion for children with special needs. It is attended by children with special… Find out more »

East Meath Cycle Tour in aid of IMNDA

August 12 - Registration/Start: 8:30 am & 10:00 am
St Patricks GAA,
Stamullen, Meath, Ireland
Join us on Sunday 12th August for the 2018 East Meath Cycle Tour – a cycling sportive catering for all levels through the beautiful Boyne Valley. 3 routes to choose from 45km for beginners, 70km and the 100km Challenge. Refreshments on route and after, Parking and Showers on Site. All proceeds go to the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. Why not follow us on Facebook, see link below. Register online, see link below. Cycling Ireland approved – Fee €20 and… Find out more »

Inishowen 100

August 19 - Registration/Start: 7:00 am & 8:30 pm
Templemore Sports Complex,
Buncrana Road, Derry BT48 8PS, Derry, Ireland
The Inishowen i100 sportive is Foyle Cycling Club’s blue ribbon event and continues to increase in numbers, attracting cyclists wishing to tackle some of the toughest hills in Ireland. The 100 route covers approximately 102 miles and encompasses the beautiful coastline of the Inishowen peninsula and the challenging climbs at Mamore Gap and Kinnego Bay. Cyclists who feel they are not experienced or fit enough for the i100 can attempt the i60 which covers approximately 64 miles, missing out the… Find out more »

Leitrim Glens Sportive

August 19 - Registration/Start: 7:30 am & 9:00 am
Bee Park community centre,
New Line, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim Ireland
The Leitrim Glens Sportive 2018 will take place on Sunday 19th August. All routes will start and finish at The Bee Park community centre,Manorhamilton. This year we are offering 4 routes: 40km for leisure cyclists 100km ideal for club cyclists 150km for club cyclists who wish to experience a longer distance without too much climbing 200km specially designed for the experienced cyclist who enjoys the challenge of the longer distance including 2700m climbing. The entry fees are: 40km- € 25, 100km- €25, 150km- € 35,200km- € 35… Find out more »

Lap the Lough

August 26
Hill of the O’Neill,
Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland
Join 2500 cyclists on a trip around Lough Neagh, the largest lake in Ireland and Britain. We limit entry to 2500 bikes. After that number registration closes. In 2017 registration closed in mid May. Register early to avoid disappointment. You get emergency energy, water/energy stops, lunch, massage, mechanical support, sweeper, motorbike marshals, 1st Aid, post-ride wrap/tea/coffee & LTL cycle cap. The Hill of the O’Neill is located in the centre of Dungannon. It is the ancient capital of Ulster and one… Find out more »

OldVelos Vintage Classic

August 26
Coach House Coffee, Kilmacthomas, Ireland
The 5th OldVelos Vintage Classic cycle returns to the Waterford Greenway this August. OldVelos will once again be celebrating our great cycling heritage on the Waterford Greenway, on the weekend of August 25th & 26th 2018.   Based at Coach House Coffee in Kilmacthomas (Waterford, Ireland), there will be an exhibition of classic racing and road bikes over the weekend and on the Sunday we will have the OldVelos Vintage Classic cycle. The free exhibition and Concours d’Elegance competition, sponsored by SRAM, Legacy Irish… Find out more »

2018 Tullamore CTC Pat Colgan Pedal the Peaks

August 26 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
Tullamore Harriers Athletic Grounds,
Charleville Road, Tullamore, Tulamore, Ireland
Tullamore Cycling and Touring Club in association with the Irish Kidney Association are delighted to welcome all cyclists to partake in the 2018 edition of the Pat Colgan Pedal the Peaks Charity Cycle. The cycle takes place on August 26th 2018 with 4 routes to choose from. Sign-On is located at The Harriers Athletic Grounds in Spollenstown and will open at 8:00am. Parking, shower and changing facilities are available at The Harriers. Tea/Coffee is available on arrival. All cycles will… Find out more »


August 26 - Registration/Start: 8:30 am & 10:00 am
Ballymacarbry Commumity Centre,
Ballymacarbry, Ireland
TWO ROUTES 100km or 125km (with 2 optional climbing loops) Option of doing two very challenging and iconic climbing loops of Mahon Falls & Tincor/Powers The Pot Both routes route travel around the very scenic Comeragh Mountains.  Starting in Ballymacarbry (on the R671) the peloton will travel to Dungarvan and onto Lemybrien.   Expect all the colours of the rainbow representing club kits to professional team outfits.  After Lemybrien the cyclists will have the choice either to climb the iconic Mahon Falls and then returning to… Find out more »
September 2018

The Reservoir Dog Sportive

September 2 - Registration/Start: 7:30 am & 9:00 am
Russborough House,
Russborough, Blessington, Ireland
The Reservoir Dog returns for a fourth edition on Sun 02-Sept-2018. Everything you loved about previous year’s events – and more! Our 125km route traverses the valleys and passes across the Wicklow mountain massif. We ride along quiet roads with spectacular scenery and challenging climbs. As well as the road less travelled we have included some of the classic & toughest bike climbs in Ireland. Our 65km event takes in a scenic circuit of the Blessington Reservoir and introduces the… Find out more »

Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive

September 8
Pairc MacUilin GAA Club,
14-18 Whitepark Road, Ballycastle, United Kingdom
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The Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive is one of the most scenic sportives in Ireland, taking you through the stunning North Coast and the Glens of Antrim. We offer cyclists a choice of 3 routes through an incredible landscape steeped in myth and legend along the spectacular Causeway Coast and through the Glens of Antrim. Enter before 01/05/2018 and receive a technical T Shirt Check the organiser’s website for further information. Date: Saturday 8th September 2018 Routes: 35 miles / 85 miles / 115… Find out more »

Tour de Bens 2018

September 8
Clifden Town,
Clifden , Connemara, Ireland
The 2018 Tour de Bens takes place in Connemara on Saturday, September 8th.The event, in its second year, has a choice of two routes – 125km and 85km. Both routes start and finish in Clifden. Both routes will showcase the beauty of Connemara while always keeping the Twelve Bens mountains in sight. The 125km route starts with the breath-taking Sky Road and then turns left along Streamstown Bay, Omey Island at Claddaghduff and into the fishing village of Cleggan. We… Find out more »

Leap on your bike 2018

September 8 & September 9
Salmon Leap Inn,
Leixlip, Ireland
Annual 330KM,  2 day cycle from Annascaul, Co Kerry to Leixlip Co Kildare. Check organisers website for further details, link below       DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event to ensure the event is going ahead as planned. The information provided by IrishSportives is… Find out more »

Wild Atlantic Way Sportif September Edition

September 8 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & September 26 - Registration/Start: 5:00 pm
The stunningly beautiful Wild Atlantic Way,
The West Ireland
Following on from a highly successful Spring edition, The Wild Atlantic Way Cycle Sportif, Ireland’s only fully supported, multi–stage cycling event will take place again in September. The route is designed to showcase  the stunning landscape and challenging terrain of Ireland’s West Coast and cyclists will enjoy the experience of a lifetime as they ride over the 2,152km route beginning in Kinsale, Co. Cork, and ending in Muff on Co. Donegal’s Inishowen peninsula. Good food and a lot of craic… Find out more »

Finn Wheelers 3 County Sportive

September 9 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
Finn Valley College,
Drumboe, Stranorlar, Ireland
Annual Finn Wheelers Cycling Event. 65km and 135km routes with the longer event taking in 3 Counties – Donegal, Fermanagh and Tyrone. Starting and finishing at the Finn Valley College Stranorlar. Registration from 08:00-08:45. Entry fee is €10 for the 65km route and €15 for the 135km route for CI members. The longer route will have a foodstop and there will be hot food and showers for all attendees in the Finn Valley College afterwards. DISCLAIMER The information provided by… Find out more »

Claremorris Charity Cycle 2018

September 14 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am
Sams Car Park Claremorris,
Claremorris, Ireland
Claremorris charity cycle is back for 2018 and promises to be better again. All proceeds in aid of Prostate Cancer research. 33km, 55km and 110km routes to choose from so something for everyone.   DISCLAIMER The information provided by is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate at the time of publication. Information may be subject to change without prior notice. Please check with event organisers in the days before the event to ensure the event is going… Find out more »

Wexford Cycle for Peter McVerry Trust

September 15 - Registration/Start: 6:45 am & 7:30 am
University College Dublin,
Belfield, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland
The Wexford Cycle is one of Ireland’s longest running and most popular charity cycles. Now in its 29th year, the hugely enjoyable event raises vital funds to support Peter McVerry Trust’s efforts to tackle homelessness in Ireland. There is a fundraising target of €250 On the Day: Cyclists will make their way from UCD to Wexford, a distance of 135KM. There will be a number of refreshment stations along the route, as well as a lunch stop at around the half way… Find out more »

Great Dublin Bike Ride 2018

September 23
Merrion Square,
Merrion square, Dublin, Ireland
The Great Dublin Bike ride is back for September 2018 and registration is now open! Sport Ireland, in conjunction with Cycling Ireland has teamed up with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland and Fingal County Council for the Great Dublin Bike Ride, which will be held on the 23rd September in Dublin. Up to 7,000 riders will set out from Merrion Square to take part in the Great Dublin Bike Ride,  a bike ride… Find out more »

Sean Kelly Tour of the Midlands for Special Olympics

September 30
Tullamore Harriers,
Tullamore, Ireland
Special Olympics Ireland offering you and your cycling friends the opportunity to cycle alongside Irish Cycling legend Sean Kelly at this year’s sixth annual “Sean Kelly Tour of the Midlands ” starting and finishing in Tullamore, Co. Offaly on September 30th 2018. All the proceeds from the tour will go to Special Olympics Ireland, a sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities, offering year round training and competition opportunities in over 15 sports. Their vision is for every person with… Find out more »
October 2018

Giving a Little Back Cycle, Co Limerick

October 7 - Registration/Start: 8:00 am & 9:00 am
HDA Herbertstown,
Herbertstown Ireland
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This will be the 6th annual Giving a Little Back event in aid of Breast Cancer. Event HQ will again be HDA Herbertstown, County Limerick. The main event will be the 60km cycle which will roll out at 9am (registration open from 8am). The spin will be at a controlled pace and over a relatively flat route. Adequate parking will be provided, there are changing facilities available on-site and there will be a BBQ and refreshments afterwards. Always an enjoyable… Find out more »

Currane Challenge

October 13 - Registration/Start: 7:30 am & 9:30 am
Currane Challenge,
Currane, Achill, Ireland
The Currane Challenge, is a unique duathlon located on the Wild Atlantic Way, consisting of a 31 km cycle and a 6.5 km hill run around the picturesque Currane Peninsula in Co Mayo.  Participants can “choose their challenge” and decide whether to complete the whole challenge or opt for completing either the cycle only or hill run element. You may also enter as a relay team of 2 in which one participant completes the cycle portion and the other is tasked with the… Find out more »
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