Hope That Clare Could Host Stage Of Tour De France

It’s hoped Clare could be chosen to host a stage of the Tour de France in the coming years.

Clare County Council is to discuss the idea with Fáilte Ireland, to get the ball rolling on what would be a lengthy process to see the international event staged here.

The prestiguous cycling event culminates in France every July but in recent years, certain stages have been held in international locations, including Ireland in 1998.


Mayor of Clare Fianna Fáil’s Cathal Crowe is confident that Clare is up to the task and it’s a conversation that needs to be started: