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SCENIC SLIABH BEAGH PROVED AN IDEAL BACKDROP FOR NATIONAL CYCLING EVENT

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1 Jul 2011 Comments Off on SCENIC SLIABH BEAGH PROVED AN IDEAL BACKDROP FOR NATIONAL CYCLING EVENT
SCENIC SLIABH BEAGH PROVED AN IDEAL BACKDROP FOR NATIONAL CYCLING EVENT

“Faster than fairies, faster than witches, Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches, And charging along like troops in a battle All through the meadows the horses and cattle….” This might well have been theme-song of the organisers when they brought their singing wheels to The National Senior Cycling Road Race Championships hosted in North Monaghan last weekend, 23rd–26th June. Nestled just a mile or two from the main Dublin-Derry road (N2) lies the parish of Tydavnet, the location of the twenty-five-kilometre circuit chosen for the event. The four parish villages are Ballinode, ...