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Giro d’Italia

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One of the most exciting cycling events is coming to Ireland on 11th of May. This Grand Tour, famously won by Ireland’s Stephen Roche in 1987, will see the world’s best cyclists race 187km from Armagh to Dublin and offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the carnival atmosphere of this sporting spectacle.

Route will see cyclist competing through wonderful Irish countryside taking in Dundalk – Drogheda – Malahide and finishing up at Merrion Square in Dublin.

Castle Roche Dundalk

Castle Roche Dundalk

 

Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle

With a huge crowd expected in the city centre, the thrills of a close finish, mixed with the wonderful flavours of Italian food and drink at the Giro Fan Park and the Irish Cycling Show, there will be loads of fun for everybody!

There will also be loads of viewing points along the route, if you want to take a trip and experience countryside as well as the thrill of the race.

There will be special events along the route, and Merrion Square will be home of the party on 10th and 11th of May!

Important – dress up in pink and celebrate!

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If you would like to see these and other gems of Northern coast of Ireland, talk to us at reception as we have host of tours going on a daily basis to explore this wonderful part of Ireland!

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