Local charities benefit from Ring of Beara Cycle

Ring of Beara 2018 Cycle Committee and KMEG presenting a cheque to Kenmare Charities: Kenmare Family Resource Centre, Kenmare Special Needs Children Group, St.John of God and Kenmare Special Olympics in the Brook Lane Hotel, Kenmare last Thursday night.

Six local charities have received donations totalling €35,000 from this year’s Ring of Beara Cycle.

The committee for the event presented cheques this week to Castletownbere Community Hospital, Castletownbere Day Care Centre, Kenmare Family Resource Centre, Kenmare Special Olympics, Kenmare Special Needs Group and St. John of God Services Kenmare.

Volunteers who helped organise and run the cycle were also praised for their commitment and community spirit.

The Ring of Beara Cycle took place on Saturday 26th of May on the Beara Peninsula, with over 4200 participants from around the globe.