Rás Tailteann

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Ireland’s  Eddie Dunbar. He showed strong form recently when he was fifth on a stage and seventh overall in the Tour de La Provence. Photograph:  Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Although the organisers of the Rás Tailteann made the difficult decision last week not to run the world-ranked race this year due to slow progress in (...)

Luuc Bugter celebrates his victory in the race in 2018. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It’s been on the UCI international calendar since 2000 but, following a long search for new backing, the organisers of the Rás Tailteann have been for(...)

 Eimear Dignam: “We keep pushing out the final decision, but I don’t know how much longer I can hold out.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

There is still no clear picture as to whether this year’s Rás Tailteann will go ahead as before, with race organiser Eimear Dignam remaining in limbo (...)

Race director Eimear Dignam and Noel Clarke on his 50th Rás. Photograph: INPHO/Bryan Keane

The organisers of the Rás Tailteann have postponed a decision about next year’s race, deferring a self-imposed deadline due to positive talks with po(...)

Overall 2018 Rás Tailteann winner Luuc Bugter of Team Delta X UCI Continental with race director Eimear Dignam. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

More than a year after An Post announced it was ending its backing of Irish cycling, the sport is still chasing new support to fill the gap created. (...)

 Rás Tailteann overall race winner Luuc Bugter (Netherlands Delta Cycling X) with Naoise Ensor and race director Eimear Dignam. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Following the successful running of the Rás Tailteann last week, race director Eimear Dignam has confirmed an ongoing search for sponsorship for the 2(...)

Team KTM’s Julian Varley celebrates winning stage seven of the Ras Tailteann. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Attacking solo halfway up the Wicklow Gap and then staying clear over the next 35 kilometres to the finish in Naas, Julian Varley (Britain Team KTM) i(...)

Riders pass the Rock of Cashel during stage  six of the Rás Tailteann, from  Mitchelstown to Carlow yesterday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Irishman Seán McKenna raced to victory on stage six of the Rás Tailteann on Friday, winning a bunch sprint into Carlow – but earlier was in despair ab(...)

 Riders   on stage five of the Rás Tailteann on Thursday. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

German sprinter Lucas Carstensen was best at the end of stage five of the Rás Tailteann, winning an uphill drag race to the line in Mitchelstown. The(...)

Luuc Bugter (in green) takes stage three of the Rás Tailteann into Listowel. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

After two days as runner-up, Dutchman Luuc Bugter got this exactly right on stage three of the Rás Tailteann and won into Listowel. He finished severa(...)

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