Category Archives: Cycling

An Post Ras

An Post Ras will be making its way to Ballinamore tomorrow.   Having started in Dunboyne on the 17th it has been making its way towards Ballinmore for the past six days with the finish on the 24th in Skerries having completed nearly 1,200 kilometres during the race.  It is a great boost to the town […]

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Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival

Not too far from The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast in Leitrim a brand new Adventure Festival will take place in Leitrim Village in May! The Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival is a weekend of activities and entertainment to celebrate the start of the summer season on the Blueway. Paddle your own canoe (or Kayak, SUP, cycle, […]

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The Great Western Greenway, Westport, Co. Mayo

Had a fantastic time on the Greenway in Westport, Co. Mayo, we cycled from Newport to Achill Island, 31 kilometers, on a lovely sunny Summer day in Ireland.  It was my second time on the Greenway but the first for my two daughters and our Wicklow cousin.  We had originally planned to cycle from Newport […]

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Cycling Weekend at The Old Rectory

Kingfisher cycling trail Leitrim is a great get away for a cycling break with lovely quiet roads to travel.  The Kingfisher trail which is an extensive cycling route with two loops, one loop south of the border and one north of the border, travels by The Old Rectory.  With maps available for beautiful day long […]

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