Cáirde Rás Tailteann announces the support of Festina watches who continue their support in 2023 to present the winner of the country rider daily award with a Festina watch for their efforts.
Race Director Gerard Campbell observed “Cáirde Rás Tailteann are grateful that a well-known brand such as Festina has continued to acknowledge one of the most important elements of the race and in doing so acknowledge the efforts of our domestic county riders each day”.
David Buckley from Festina Ireland acknowledged being “delighted to be associated with the Rás Tailteann again and its long history as Ireland’s renowned International stage race. Festina is delighted to be associated with the daily leading county rider for Rás Tailteann 2023”.
Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, with a consolidated presence in more than 90 countries on five continents, multi-brand know how and 5 million watches sold per year, have all resulted in Festina being an international benchmark in the watchmaking market today. In addition to being leader in many strategic markets thanks to the quality of our products, exceptional value for money and the special attention they devote to after-sales service for their products.
The 68th edition of the race will take place between May 17th-21st and will travel clockwise around Ireland with stage finishes in Birr, Ennis, Castlebar and Monaghan before starting the final stage to a finishing circuit in the seaside town of Blackrock, Co. Louth. Riders will cover 768km with 14 categorised climbs which will act as a platform for attacking riders to battle it out for the coveted Rás yellow jersey.
Cáirde Rás Tailteann
Gerard Campbell, Seamus Domegan, Pat O’Shaughnessy, Colm Rigley, Eugene Moriarty, Leonard McManus
Media Contact Details
Gerard Campbell - Race Director – 086 8192205
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Web - www.rasireland.ie