With Brian Maher and Paul Noble our only representatives riding in this year’s event, here are the details of the 4 stages being held over 3 days this Easter weekend. If you any spare time over this weekend go along to Gorey and support our two rider’s.
Stage 1: Easter Saturday 103.0km
Start 12 Noon. Blessington, Baltinglass, Hacketstown, down through Tinahely town. On to Tochar Cross Roads turning right for Carnew. Continue into Carnew and turn left at T Junction. After approx. 9.5kms turn right into Craanford (KOH). Then on straight to Camolin turning left onto Enniscorthy Road, continue direction Gorey. At roundabout turn left and continue towards Gorey. At roundabout turn Left towards Carnew. Turn left into Craanford Finish at top of Hill (KOH)
Stage 2: Easter Sunday 6.4km Time Trial
Start at 9.00 a.m. just before Clogh (6.4kms out Enniscorthy Road) Finish at the 50kph sign
Riders off in race order number, not G.C. order.
Stage 3: EASTER SUNDAY 4 laps (24.1km circuit) 96.4km
Sign on at Loch Garman Hotel, Main Street at 1.30 p.m.
Start at 3.00 p.m. at Monument, out Carnew Road, turn left at Craanford, straight on taking a left turn onto Enniscorthy Road at Camolin. Finish just before 50kph sign before Gorey on Enniscorthy Road (same as last year).
Stage 4 Monday – Start 12 Noon, Main Street, Gorey. 85km
Sign on and at Loch Gorman Hotel, Main Street at 11.00 a.m.
Riders assemble in side street facing Loch Gorman Hotel for start.
Route: Up Main Street, right at Monument to Carnew (straight), Shillelagh, Tullow (Right), Rathvilly, Baltinglass, Blessington. Finish just before Round-a-bout before Blessington