Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle underway today

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

One of the country’s largest single-day fundraising events is underway this morning in Kerry.

The annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle has raised over € 15 million euro for 150 charities around Ireland in the last 36 years.

Chairperson Bridget McGuire says cycling the Ring of Kerry is a remarkable achievement and a unique lifetime experience.