TIPPERARY cycling legend Sean Kelly led 140 amateur cyclists from the City Hall in Cork on a 640km Charity Cycle around the six counties of Munster this week, in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland (Munster Branches).
The cycle known as The Tour de Munster, is now in its 12th year,
The Carrick-on-Suir man is an avid supporter of The Tour de Munster, cycling with the group for the full four days of the Tour, covering an average of 150 km per day. Joining the supporters who were there to see the cyclists off on the Tour, included Pat Clarke, Chief Executive of Down Syndrome Ireland and Tony Scott, Sales Director of Nightline, the main sponsors of the event.
Pat Clarke, who spoke at the send off said “I am delighted to be here today to congratulate the organisers for all their hard work. Down Syndrome Ireland is delighted to be the beneficiary of the Tour de Munster for the third year running and in the current economic climate, every bit of financial help is most welcome, to support the work of our Munster branches.”
Full story in this week’s Tipperary Star.