Tour De Burren Gets Underway Today

One of the biggest events in the Clare cycling calendar is underway today.

Around 1,500 people are taking part in what’ll be the 14th year of the Tour de Burren cycle being held.

This year sees a ‘Night Into Day’ route added for the first time which begins at 2am, while the usual cycles of up to 100km will be held throughout the day too.


It begins in Ballyvaughan today and Patrick O’Donoghue from the Burren Cycling Club says while it’ll be hectic on the roads they always have the support of the locals: