The 'An Post Rás is an eight day cycle race
organised in Ireland since 1953.
Pronunciation aid : 'RÁS' is Irish for 'Race'
and is pronounced 'RAW-s'.
The event has been formally known as the 'Ras Tailteann'
and is sometimes referred to abroad
as the 'Rás' or 'Tour of Ireland'.
the event has been classified by the UCI as 2.5.
This race receives financial support from
The Irish Sports Council
Promoted under UCI and Cycling Ireland Rules