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Friday 19 September 2014

Group of 125 cyclists tackling 130km Dublin to Kilkenny route for Lara Lynn House

Published 29/03/2014 | 12:37

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The 125 cyclists in Dublin at 9.30am before they set off. Photo: Mark Condren
Aisling O'Brien and Jennifer Gilbert Dublin. Photo: Mark Condren
Felicity Waldron, a nurse from Dublin. Photo: Mark Condren

A group of 125 cyclists started out on a 135-kilometre cycle from Dublin to Kilkenny today.

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The cyclists set out at 9.30am from Pearse Street garda station.

The charity cycle was organised by garda Sandra Brennan, and Chief Superintendent Michael O'Sullivan saw them off this morning.

The group hope to reach Kilkenny by 4.30pm this evening.

One cyclist Mark Condren spoke to independent.ie at 12.30pm today: "We're on the trail and we're flying along. We're just coming out of Kildare now."

"It's great fun. We're all in a pack here together. We're all fighting fit."

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