Tour de Conamara

Event Registration Update

This year cyclists who have participated in previous editions of Tour de Conamara will have an opportunity to register early during December.  The general registration will then open up on January 1st to the general public. This year Cycling Ireland have introduced a day licence rate of €5 for leisure events.  If you are not a member of Cycling Ireland …

Team AXEL 8

In memory of Anthony ‘AXEL’ Foley, a man who reflected everything great about all sport – Team Axel 8 will be created next year to participate in a number of sportives across the country.  We will be bringing full details Team Axel 8 in the coming weeks when all details are fully finalised.      

Registration Opens – 1st January 2017

Registration for the 2017 SKODA Tour de Conamara opens on New Years Day 2017.  Last year the event sold out after only 46 days so register early to avoid disappointment.

In pursuit of time: Racing myself at the Tour de Conamara

In pursuit of time: Racing myself at the Tour de Conamara “Not now. Come on, please, not now!” I plead with my legs. I’m struggling to keep up with the group of cyclists strung out in a line in front of me. On the back of the chain I try to make the most of the slip-stream, inches from the …

Rhododendron & racers and a big yellow thing in the sky

What a day, what a weekend, we set off from Ballinasloe in the early hours of sat morning with a belly full of porridge , we had signed in in SKODA Monaghans, Galway the evening before and got some tasty pasta , our bikes were ready, we had a good gang going from our club Ballinasloe cc so we all met …

Your Summer of Cycling is Launched

Well done to all our cyclists today. Great sunshine showed Connemara off at its very best. A massive thank you to all the people who make these type of events possible from the great communities of Conamara Lair, Carna, Cashel, An Garda Siochana, RNLI, Civil Defence, Code Blue Paramedics, Order of Malta, Clifden Station House Hotel, Motorbike Marshall team,  PowerBar …

Love Connemara – Plan your weekend

Events over the weekend – Culture de Conamara Clifden and Connemara is planning a big party. The good people at have complied all you need to know about what is on in the Clifden area and beyond. For full details please click here or download the Love Connemara event brochure. Love Connemara Event Guide – Tour De Conamara

Final Countdown

All you need to know about the event timings, rubs from the Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy, photography, SKODA Mechanics and the famous Monaghans SKODA Pasta Party. You can download our Rider Pack here with all your event information. Rider Pack Final

Rub away the aches

The SKODA Cycle Event Experience for the Celtic Series events will see cyclists enjoy the services of the team from the Institute of Massage & Sports Therapy. A full team of masseuses will provide rub downs for tired limbs after the 140km and 80km cycles in the SKODA Dome located at the finish area. A nice treat after the hard …