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21 June 23 – Buncrana to Moville – 89km Well we couldn’t sit still for too long, so after a break of a week we decided to take the bikes out again and ‘finish’ our journey properly by going all the way up to Malin Head, Ireland’s most northerly point, and around the Inishowen peninsula. […]

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All the Way to Bermuda

A quick note on our navigation. Initially I thought that we would be using the GPS that we used for most of our world tour. As it turns out this is great for remote areas, but actually Google Maps is more than adequate for more civilised parts. We have, however, learnt that Mr Google doesn’t […]

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The hills (and cliffs) of Donegal

Tues 6 May. Rosses Point to Donegal Town. 71km. I woke up pretty excited today as this was the day we were going to cross into my home county of Donegal. No idea why I felt so excited but I guess seeing the familiar names on signposts made me feel like I was on a […]

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North Mayo and Beyond

2 May 23 – Westport to An Ceann Ramhar – 82km We had a reasonably slow get-up, packed the bikes and said goodbye to Westport. Really enjoyed our stay here and it’s definitely somewhere that we will come back to in the future and would recommend as a place to visit. The first couple of […]

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The Wild and Wonderful West

Fri 26 May – Sat 27 May. Clifden. A day off in Clifden where we did very little other than walk round the town (which is a lovely little place), take a trip to the supermarket and stock up on midgie repellent and headnets as our experience at the campsite in Spiddal had left us […]

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Joyous Cycling!

So it’s probably worth saying something about our planning process so far. As we have found in the past, our plans never survive past the first few hours and this trip is no exception. Initially, when we arrived in Rosslare, we’d planned to go to Cork, but the accommodation in the city proved, at first, […]

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