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Westportif present Pieta House with donation

By John Lenehan | March 5, 2014

Westportif presents Pieta House with a donation under blue skies in Westport on Monday last. Pieta house were the charity partner of the event in 2013. Pictured at the presentation are Dermot Langan who accepted on behalf of Pieta House. From left, Anthony Harrison Chairman Covey Wheelers CC, Dermot Langan Westport Town Council,Darren Madden Clew…

Sportif (40 km route)

By John Lenehan | February 1, 2014

The 40km cycle should be accessible to all leisure cyclists, it sets out from the bustling town of Westport and heads west along the R335 taking in the breathtaking views of Ireland’s famous mountain Croagh Patrick on the left and the 365 islands of Clew Bay on the right.   [responsive][/responsive] Croagh Patrick as seen…

Westportif joins the 2014 SKODA Cycle series

By John Lenehan | January 22, 2014

The Westportif takes place on Saturday 19th July 2014, commencing from Westport, Co. Mayo. Choose from three routes of 40 km, 80 km and 160km taking in the breathtaking scenery of Co. Mayo. Cyclists will witness spectacular views of the stunning countryside of County Mayo. The onward journey will take the cyclists through some of…

Westportif online entry now opened

By John Lenehan | January 21, 2014

The online entry for Westportif is now opened. Registration is done through our partners for the event Fit Magazine. It costs €45 to enter the 80K distance event or the 160K distance event with a jersey or €35 for either event without a jersey. Each competitor will receive: Westportif branded cycling jersey Food and water…

Pieta House

By John Lenehan | July 6, 2013

[separator headline=”h1″ title=”About Pieta House”] [responsive][/responsive] Pieta House, the centre for the prevention of self-harm or suicide, opened in Lucan, County Dublin in January 2006. Since then, we’ve also opened two outreach centres in Tallaght, Dublin 24 and Finglas, Dublin 11, as well as three centres of excellence in Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, Mungret, County Limerick…

Explore the Greenway

By John Lenehan | March 23, 2013

Escape the bustle of urban life with 42km of closed trail/road along the Great Western Greenway. This family friendly route is the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland.   Experience all the beauty of the West of Ireland on the traffic free cycling paths which travels the old Westport to Achill railway line…

Criterium

By John Lenehan | March 22, 2013

Want to experience real European racing? Then take to the streets of Westport on July 20th. As part of the Westportif weekend, Westport Covey Wheelers and Western Lakes Cycling Club are staging a “Crit” street race in the town of Westport.   A criterium or crit is a bike race held on a short course…

Sportif (80 km route)

By John Lenehan | March 22, 2013

The 80km cycle should be accessible to all leisure cyclists, it sets out from the bustling town of Westport and heads west along the R335 taking in the breathtaking views of Ireland’s famous mountain Croagh Patrick on the left and the 365 islands of Clew Bay on the right.   [responsive][/responsive] Croagh Patrick as seen…

Sportif (160 km route)

By John Lenehan | March 21, 2013

It sets out from the bustling town of Westport and heads west along the R335 taking in the breathtaking views of Ireland’s famous mountain Croagh Patrick on the left and the 365 islands of Clew Bay on the right. The route passes through the scenic small town of Louisburg turning left onto the R335 continues…