Category Archives: Events

Events that happen in and around the Beara Peninsula

Crotty Cup 2019

Crotty Cup 2019 the oldest race on the Irish calendar was held on the 11th of May, starting in the West Clare town of Kilrush. The A3 were given an eigth minute lead on the A1 and A2 riders it took the best part of 120KM for them to be caught.

Watch a short film of the race below

Crotty Cup 2019

Here are some cropped and worked images of the race.

Hill Lap 1
Denis Forrest
A1 and A2
Stephen Murphy the Winner
John Crowlet in colour
Conor Kissane – Terminator….
Marcus Treacey – Colour
Neil Hodges – Colour
8th 8th and 10th
  1. Stephen Murphy Black Rose Racing
  2. Ronan Killeen Lucan CRC
  3. Jarlath Hassett Burren Road Club
  4. Neil Hodges Killarney Cycling Club
  5. Eoghan McArdle Ruane Galway Bay CC
  6. Daniel Bresnan Greenmount CA
  7. James O’Sullivan Blarney CC
  8. David Walshe Castlebar CC
  9. Conor Kissane Killarney CC
  10. Marcus Treacy Killarney CC

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Kanturk Three Day 2019

Kanturk Three Day 2019 was held over a glorious weekend with the May bank holiday. Four stages in three days. Starting on the Saturday and finishing on the Monday. Just posting up the films from the weekend and a few photos, as they will always be visible here on Balooz.com where as they will get lost on Social Media.

They are High Definition films so should show fine on a Smart-TV

Watch the videos below, one per stage

Kanturk Three Day 2019

Stephen Gillman winner stage 4
Aaron Wade NRPT
Sean Barret and Will Ryan among the bunch
Kian O’Connor
Márcia Isabel Bandarra Salvador
Liam and Neil on the front
Neil TT
Tadhg O’Shea
First Lap Stage 4
Sean Barret rides to 2nd on GC
Water anyone?
Young Blarney man two stage wins A4

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I’ll get my man – the Peninsula Players

I’ll get my man – the Peninsula Players,  show was on the 6th and again Sunday the 7th of April. It was a brilliant show and well worth the trip to Castletownbere to watch it.  Many months of practice went into this production and great fun it was too.

Directed by Matt Higgins
Prompting Bernice Power

“I’ll Get My Man” Play by Philip King – Peninsula Players

Ger O’Sullivan
Dorothy Brophy
Pauline Hurley

Anne Nidecker

Niall O’Sullivan

Carina “Mc Nally” Jeisy

Shirley Mc Sweeney

Aidan Hegarty

Vince Power

And a few more here

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