Cycling Around Ireland - Week 3

Cycling Around Ireland - Week 3

My incredible journey continues. I've now completed 18 days in the saddle and cycled over 1,000 kilometers since I left home. I could write pages and pages about the sights, sounds and people that I've seen and met on the trip so far. My work for the Guinness Quality Team in the evenings continues at pace in the coolest of local bars in the towns and villages where I stay. I could keep writing and I will write properly about the journey very soon but for now a video seems to say so much more. Here's my vlog from today, from Inishmore on the Aran Islands.

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Cycling Around Ireland - Week 2

Cycling Around Ireland - Week 2

Week 2 wasn't quite as full on a week as my first week in the saddle as I took a break for a few days to attend a wedding (and to give my backside a rest), but I still managed to pedal through four days of towns, hills and scenery on the Ring of Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way in the kingdom of county Kerry. I really do need to write about my experiences on this incredible trip and I will do that very soon, but for now you can enjoy the video highlights of my four days in the saddle on Week 2 of my cycle around Ireland.

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Cycling Around Ireland - Week 1

Cycling Around Ireland - Week 1

I left Dublin on Thursday and since then I've managed to clock up 557 kilometres on the bike. The legs are stiff, the body is sore, my backside is killing me but I've never felt so alive. It has been an AMAZING week. I'll write about it properly very soon but for now I'll leave you with the videos of what has been an incredible seven days in the saddle travelling around the Irish coast.

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Preparing to Cycle Around Ireland

Preparing to Cycle Around Ireland

This will either be the greatest trip ever or I have finally gone mad. As exclusively revealed in my last blog I’m undertaking a long bike ride around the coast of Ireland; a cycling holiday and a fitness challenge all in one. The planets have aligned and I’ve been given a window of three or four weeks to pull this off. I may never get this opportunity again so despite the short preparation period, I’m planning on taking off tomorrow.

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Breaking Free

Breaking Free

I've been struggling with my office job for a while. I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed the work or if I ever did enjoy it for that matter. It doesn't excite me and it doesn't really stimulate me. It can be stressful at times and it can be painfully boring at times. I don’t have any passion for it. I've always heard and read that you should do something you're passionate about and I'm sure what I'm doing is a passion for some people but unfortunately it’s not for me.

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Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park

I’m a big fan of Killarney. I’d say I’ve been to the town at least once a year almost every year of my life. My grandmother was from Killarney so it was a regular holiday destination when I was growing up. As I’ve gotten older I still love to head down south to county Kerry whenever I can to explore the amazing Killarney national park, grab a bite to eat in one of the quality restaurants and then indulge in some modest revelry in the great live music bars at night time.

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