A Cycling Gang – What makes it special ?

They are your friends who like to watch you suffer but would cycle 20k out of their way to get you home. They will laugh when you fall off but will rush to pick you up. They will slag you off for the smallest infraction but will defend you to the hilt. To a man, and the odd woman, they are the best group that you could ever belong to.



The Silver Tassie Letterkenny – A cycling hotel

Donegal is a treasure trove of cycling routes for all levels of cyclists. The hills around Letterkenny have produced Irelands best pure climber and a top professional, Philip Deignan. With incredible scenery and smooth quiet roads, every cyclist will enjoy a visit to the area. For those undertaking a Malin to Mizen challenge, Letterkenny makes […]




The Silver Tassie 118k Fanad Cycling Route

The Silver Tassie Hotel in Letterkenny County Donegal is the first Hotel in Ireland to create Wild Atlantic Way themed rooms. The owner, Rose Blaney is a keen photographer and artist whose works can be seen throughout the hotel. My room was called ‘Atlantic waves’ and inside along with original photographs and paintings was an […]






The Dingle Skellig 112k route.

  The sun was shining down upon the Dingle Skellig Hotel as I set off for another day of exploring what the Dingle peninsula has to offer cyclists. The plan was to visit Inch strand and come back via the Connor pass whilst taking in all of the majestic surroundings of the spectacular Kerry coastline. Just […]


Dingle Skellig Family / Leisure Cycling Routes 4k & 18k

Travelling to the Dingle Skellig Hotel with a  car load of kids, bikes and bags you will happily discover that all of your possible needs will be catered for. With a predominantly car free quayside loop, where everyone can watch local fisherman unload the days catch, before cycling along to a harbour look-out point to keep watch […]