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Cycle Limerick to Doolin

Cycle Limerick to Doolin past Doonagore Castle in Doolin

This route is a great option if you to cycle Limerick to Doolin – it takes you past central Clare’s best hidden attractions, incuding Bunratty, Craggaunowen and Quin Franciscan Friary before finishing with the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and ending up in the pretty coastal village of Doolin.

It features a combination of good-quality main roads and back roads.

Distance: 103km
Climbing: 485m
Difficulty: hard

Macroom to Limerick Cycle

The road to Donoughmore

The first half of this route is quite scenic and you pass several attractions in the area around Kilmallock and a little further on at Lough Gur.

You cycle north from Macroom through rolling hills in North Cork with some nice views. You pass through a couple of villages on the way to Mallow.

Distance: 110km
Climbing: 641m
Difficulty: very hard

Cycle Limerick to Athlone

Crossing the Brosna river on the way to Belmont

This ride goes north from Limerick through quiet countryside. It is part of the Mizen to Malin cycle.

The first half of the route has some nice scenery but it becomes a long, flat ride to Athlone.

Distance: 117km
Climbing: 466m
Difficulty: very hard