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60th An Post Rás
The 2012 An Post Rás route, the sixtieth anniversary of the race, was announced last week at the GPO and the end Stage will be welcomed into Skerries for a record 7th consecutive year on Sunday 27th May.
Passing through a total of fourteen counties and totalling 1168 kilometres over eight days, the race will get underway in Dunboyne, Co. Meath on Sunday May 20th. It follows a roughly clockwise direction with stage finishes in Kilkenny, Gort, Westport, Bundoran, Buncrana, Killybegs, Cootehill and Skerries.
Skerries have always puts on a fantastic street party in tandem with the race to draw the crowds. With amazing support from local community groups and volunteers they really produce a rousing welcome to get the riders across the line on the gruelling end stage of the race.