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Ballyhoura Active Series 2nd race gave successful results

Ballyhoura`s Active Series dedicated their last race on May 10 to the late Michael (Curley) Cunningham who passed away in 2017

Ballyhoura Active Series 2nd race gave successful results 

The recent Ballyhoura Active Series was dedicated to the late Michael (Curley) Cunningham who passed away in 2017.

The 2nd race in the Ballyhoura Active series took place on Friday the 10th of May. It is a 4-mile race and held in honour of the late Michael (Curley) Cunningham who passed away in 2017.  The evening was sunny and bright but as the race started, so did the rain.  This did not deter the runners and walkers.  Over 200 participants ran and walked the stunning 4-mile loop in the gorgeous Galtee region. 







The results for the top 3 Athletes in the Male and Female single division were:

Position Athletes Name Team Name Time Division Bib
1 Niall Shanahan An Bru AC 19:28 SM 453
2 Declan Moore Bilboa AC 20:02 SM 442
3 Noel Murphy Waterford AC 20:59 SM 554
1 Michelle Finn Leevale AC 22:31 SF 634
2 Dymphna Ryan Dundrum AC 22:58 SF 448
3 Carol Finn Leevale AC 23:39 SF 633


Moorabbey Milers Galball Race 2019 10th May winner women’s Michelle-Finn with Tom Blackburn

Gerry Forde was the winner of the wheelchair division

Situated in the South-West region of Ireland, on the borders of counties Tipperary, Limerick and Cork, Ballyhoura Country is an area of undulating green pastures, woodlands, hills and mountains. The ancient and unspoilt landscape, an abundance of significant heritage sites, thrilling outdoor activities and friendly people make it the perfect place to discover rural Ireland.

Ballyhoura Country will provide you with the opportunity to discover past cultures with every step that you take. Learn how prehistoric man farmed the shores of Lough Gur, the medieval walled town of Kilmallock was fortified or view the magnificent Doneraile Park, listening to its fascinating history. Discover De Valera and the magical Terra Nova Gardens or experience local culture at the crossroads dancing, the Kilmallock agricultural mart, a hurling game or an evening of road bowling. 

A world where the little pleasures of sharing everyday things with the locals in Ballyhoura – talking with them, walking with them and sharing a joke – is possibly the greatest attraction of them all!  Whether you wish to take part in an action-packed activity-based holiday or relaxing, de-stressing, unwinding break. Ballyhoura Country provides the perfect setting to suit everyone’s taste and is quintessentially.


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