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Tramore August Racing Festival 15th -18th August

Tramore,
County Waterford, 

Telephone: +353 (0)51 381 425 
E-mail: racing@tramore.ie 
Web:www.tramore-racecourse.com

Description:  
The 4-day mid-August festival (incorporating 3 evening meetings) has everything a summer racing festival should have: sun (usually), style, spectacular racing and great entertainment. It offers a great opportunity to take a racing holiday because of the great amenities on your doorstep in Tramore, one of the premier seaside resorts in Ireland.
Promises to incorporate the best of Summer Racing with a Beginners to Racing theme and you never know who you might meet at the Festival marquee post racing.  
Style Evening promises to be über-glamorous as its the one evening of the year where the competition in the enclosures rivals the competition on track...more details to follow.

Event
Tramore August Racing Festival
The 4-day mid-August festival (incorporating 3 evening meetings) has everything a summer racing festival should have: sun (usually), style, spectacular racing and great entertainment. It offers a great opportunity to take a racing holiday because of the great amenities on your doorstep in Tramore, one of the premier seaside resorts in Ireland.

Racing at Tramore
Start Date: Thursday 15th Aug 2013
End Date: Sunday 18th August 2013 

Sean Kelly Cycling Tour 

 

Waterford Sports Partnership,
Dungarvan,
Waterford, 

Telephone: +353 (0)58 21190  
Telephone: +353 (0)58 23110  
E-mail: info@theseankellytour.com  
Web: www.theseankellytour.com 


Description: 
The Sean Kelly Cycling Tour is an event that celebrates the legacy of one of the world's greatest cyclists. Sean Kelly invites you to join him and cycle over the cobbles and through the mountains and valleys where he once trained.

There are three routes of varying lengths suitable for both the experienced and inexperienced (160km, 90km and 50km) showcasing the unrivalled scenery of County Waterford. This is now one of Ireland's premiers leisure cycling events and attracts participants from all over Ireland and abroad. Experience Irish Hospitality at its best and enjoy the 'craic and banter' with fellow cyclists and locals alike. A warm welcome awaits you and your family in the picturesque harbour town of Dungarvan which has many attractions within easy driving distance including beaches, hill walking, the best of local food, history and culture.

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Sean Kelly Cycling Tour
The Sean Kelly Cycling Tour has something for all cyclists. Three different routes showcasing the unrivalled scenery of County Waterford.

Start Date: Saturday 24 August 2013
End Date: Sunday 25th August 2013 

 

Tramore Oceanic Surf and Sea Festival

The Red Cottage,
Riverstown ,
Tramore,
Waterford 

Telephone: +353 (0)51 390944 
E-mail: oceanic@eircom.net
Web: www.oceanics.ie 

Description:  
The annual Tramore Oceanic Surf and Sea Festival will take place again in September 2013 (dates to be confirmed) in the seaside town. A full programme of activities for a ladies surf weekend and action packed family fun. Activities open to all at the Tramore Beach area are Beach Volleyball, guided ECO Walks, a Skate Jam, kite Making Workshop, Surfing, Kite Surfing Demonstrations, Wind Surfing Demonstrations, Classix Volkwagan Show, Sea Angling, Pony trecking, a Seaweed workshop, Battle of the Bands, a Country Market and much more.
The Michaelmas celebration will feature the unique and historic Seaweed Doll Parade at the festival closing ceremony along the Promenade in Tramore, this links back to a tradition circa 1920 in Tramore, which occurred on or around the Feast Day of St Michael. The women of the town who worked the 'Bathing Boxes' on the beach always held this event in Tramore.

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Tramore Oceanic surf and Sea Festival
The Tramore Oceanic Surf and Sea Festival will feature a full programme of activities for all the family in the beautiful seaside town of Tramore.

Start Date: To be confirmed 
End Date: To be confirmed

 

Waterford Triathlon

Dunmore East,
Waterford, 

E-mail: info@waterford-triathlon.com 
Web: www.waterford-triathlon.com 

Description:  
Swim: The 750m sea swim will take place in Dunmore East Bay and will have a beach start. The bay is sheltered with little or no waves and there is usually no swell during mid summer. The bay is surrounded by cliffs which offer great views for spectators.
Cycle: The transition area will be in a car park easily accessible via a path connected to the smaller of the two beaches where the swim exit will be. The 20Km cycle will be an 'out and back' route on the main Dunmore to Waterford road. This is an undulating road with a good surface.
Run: The 7km circuit run starts with a testing 'climb' followed by a run through some country roads before returning to the main Dunmore road for the home straight. The finish will be in the village of Dunmore East.

Event
Waterford Triathlon
The Waterford Triathlon (hosted by the Waterford Triathlon Club) takes place annually in Dunmore East, Co. Waterford. This has been a terrific success in previous years and will consist of a: 750m sea swim, 20K bike ride and 6K run.

Start Date: Dates to be confirmed

End Date: Dates to be confirmed

 

 

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