Sam Bennett is leading the points category in the famous race.
Irish rider Nicolas Roche is in an eight-man breakaway on stage six of the Tour de France.
Sam Bennett in the green jersey is with the peleton which is led by Adam Yates in the yellow.
A short time ago there was under sixty kilometres left to go of the 191 kilometre stage.
Bennett leads the sprinters' points race after a third place finish yesterday.
Former Ireland U23 team member from Shannonside Cycling club Graham O'Brien says it's a special day for Irish cycling: