Rás Announce Stage One Start In Midlands Town

Ireland's biggest stage race will roll out from Tullamore on Wednesday May 22nd.

The midlands is set to play a big role in the 2024 renewal of the Rás Tailteann.

The biggest stage race in Ireland will role out from Tullamore on Wednesday May 22nd, with riders racing through Birr and then on to finish in Kilmallock in Limerick.

The peleton will then take on six catagorised climbs from Cork to Kerry on stage two, while stage three. Kenmare to Cahir in Tipperary will be mostly flat.

Stage four is a bumpy 139km from Horse and Jockey to Kildare Town, before a fast final stage that ends with three laps of a 14km circuit in Bective, Meath.

Race Director at Tullamore Cycle and Touring Club, Donagh McArdle, looks forward to this year's Rás with Midlands 103's David Hollywood:

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