Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle raises over €1 million

Representatives of this years main charities at the launch of The Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2019, at Muckross Gardens, Killarney. The Annual cycle now in its 36th year, takes place on Saturday 6th July 2019. It is Ireland’s largest single day charity fundraising event. Registration for the charity cycle opens this Thursday 28th February at 12 noon via www.ringofkerrycycle.ie .Back row from left, Evelyn Goggin, Cúnamh Iveragh, Marisa Reidy, Recovery Haven Cancer Support House, Michéal O’ Muircheartaigh (Sports Commentator), St Mary of the Angels, Sean Heaphy, Aras Mhuire, Nursing Home, front row, Eoghan O’Sullivan, Breakthrough Cancer Research and Vera O’Leary, Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

The presentation of cheques to 40 charitable organisations throughout the county took place in Killarney last night.

The proceeds were from year’s Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, which raised in excess of one million euro.

Hundreds of people were present as the figure was unveiled by PRO Cathal Walshe just after 10:30 last night.

Sean Hurley was at the Gleneagle Hotel.