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Day 4 How sad the end

Posted on: May 30th, 2011

  Day 4 85 miles completed…. 350 miles total       Well what a day.   We were all dreading it.  85 miles and to be back in Belfast for 4.30pm.  We had another early start at 7am.  The only …]
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Day 3 The green grass of home

Posted on: May 29th, 2011

Day 3 55 miles completed Today began very well considering everyone was exhausted but we knew we only had 21 miles to Holyhead and a break on the boat, then 34 miles off the boat. The weather was windy but …]
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Day 2 The big one

Posted on: May 28th, 2011

Day 2 100 miles completed! I have to say for most of us this was one of the toughest days of our lives.  We left at 7am this morning in the pouring rain to climb the biggest mountains in Wales.  …]
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Day 1 completed

Posted on: May 27th, 2011

Day 1 70 miles down, 270 miles to go Wales, what beautiful scenery to cycle through!  I know the Mourne Mountains are big, but the Brecon Beacons must come close.  Today we havegone through all emotions – a tear for …]
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Day 1 – 3 Nation Challenge

Posted on: May 27th, 2011

  Friday 27th May 2011 6.30am Well day 1 is finally hear. When you look out the window the fabulous view can not be enjoyed because the reality of this crazy challenge has hit. All we can see is hills …]
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Pre-school Graduation Reminder

Posted on: May 25th, 2011

The government funded pre-school children are having a special graduation ceremony on 18th June 2011 1.45-4pm.  All parents remember to put it in your diary.  Carly Rodgers photography will be in attendance to capture the day and special family portraits …]
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Our new arrival

Posted on: May 22nd, 2011

In the early hours of Friday Morning our Connemara mare Trufty gave birth to a fabulous dun filly.  She has been named sunshine (sunny for short).  We are very happy as we have had three colts in a row from …]
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Cois Beukes Cycle

Posted on: May 20th, 2011

Hi Everyone, In November 2010 Cois Beukes lost his 10 month battle with a rare and aggressive form of Cancer known as Sarcoma. Cois’ passing at 35 years of age is a tragic loss to all that knew him and …]
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