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1991 Kevin Kimmage Wins The FBD Milk Rás
By Eddie Dawson, Photos By Lorraine O'Sullivan
May 10, 2007, 18:40


FBD Milk  Rás Tailteann 1991

9 Day International Cycle Race

11th. May - 19th. May


Stage 1:  Dublin To Enniscorthy, 130 Kms..
Dublin, The Embankment, Blessington, Hollywood, Slieve Corragh, Wicklow Gap, Laragh, Rathdrum, Avoca, Ferrybank, Arklow, Gorey, Ferns, Enniscorthy.

Stage 2:  Enniscorthy To Midleton, 168 Kms..
Enniscorthy, New Ross, Waterford, Tramore, annestown, /bunmahon, Dungarvan, Youghal, Castlemartry, Midleton Town Lap, Midleton.

Stage 3:  Midleton  16 Kms. Time Trial. 

Stage 4:  Midleton To Limerick, 124 Kms.
Midleton, Carrigtohill, Glanmire, Watergrasshill, Rathcormick, Fermoy, Glanworth, Kildorrey, Ardpatrick, Kilmallock, Bruff, Croom, Patrickswell, Limerick.

Stage 5:  Limerick To Clifden, 170 Kms.
Limerick, Cratloe, Sixmilebridge, Tulla, Gort, Ardrahan, Kilcolgan, Galway, Moycullen, Oughterard, Maam Cross, Clifden. 

Stage 6:  Clifden  To Ballina, 146 Kms.
Clifden, Letterfrack, Leenane, Delphi, Louisburgh, Westport, Castlebar, Pontoon, Foxford, Ballina.

Stage 7:  Ballina  To Letterkenny, 170 Kms.
Ballina, Dromore West, Ballysodare, Sligo, Drumcliff, Cliffony, Bundoran, Ballyshannon, Donegal,Barnesmore Gap, Ballybofey, Stranorlar, Letterkenny.

Stage 8:  Letterkenny To Donegal, 135 Kms.
Letterkenny, Meenrroy Mountain, Fintown, Glenties, Ardara, Glengesh Pass, Braade Mountain, Glencolmcille, Cashel Mountain, Carrick, Kilcar, Killybegs, Bruckless, Mountcharles, Donegal.

Stage 9:  Enniskillen To Navan,  166 Kms.
Enniskillen, Belcoo, Blackloin, Dowra, Glangevlin, Cuilcagh Mountain, Bawnboy, Ballyconnell, Belturbet, Butlers Bridge, Cavan, Virgina, Kells, Navan.

Stage10: Navan 16 Kms. Time Trial.

Stage11: Dun Laoghaire Circuit Race
Marine Road, Georges Street, Park Road, The Promenade, Marine Road

Race Director:     Dermot Dignam

Stage Winners:

Stage 1 Winner Getin Butler

Kevin Kimmage Meath Wins The Stage From Clifden To Ballina

Stage 1:  Dublin To Enniscorthy, 130 Kms.   G. Butler  (G.B.)   2-59-51

Stage 2:  Enniscorthy To Midleton, 168 Kms.   R. Power (Ireland)   4-29-56

Stage 3:  Midleton  16 Kms. Time Trial.    D. O'Halloran (Tyrone)   23-13

Stage 4:  Midleton To Limerick, 124 Kms.   P. Jonkers (Int. Selection) 3-17-27

Stage 5:  Limerick To Clifden, 170 Kms.   D. Lonergan (Ireland) 4-22-00

Stage 6:  Clifden  To Ballina, 146 Kms.   K. Kimmage, (Meath) 3-44-38

Stage 7:
  Ballina  To Letterkenny, 170 Kms.  R. Phillips (Australia) 4-48-12

Stage 8:  Letterkenny To Donegal, 135 Kms.   M. Soula (Czechoslovakia) 3-30-05

Stage 9:  Enniskillen To Navan,  166 Kms.   D. Lonergan (Ireland) 4-00-31

Stage10: Navan 16 Kms. Time Trial.   D. Lonergan (Ireland)   20-29

Stage11: Dun Laoghaire Circuit Race.  D. Lonergan (Ireland)   59-04

Declan Lonergan Ireland Winner Of 4 Stages And The Points Jersey

General Classification











K. Kimmage Meath Avanmore, 
D. Lonergan, Ireland

G. Butler, Great Britain

P. McQuaid, Dublin Emerald

J. Wolfkamp, Holland

D. Hourigan, Ireland

P. Jonkers, Int. Selection

M. Soula, Czechoslovakia

P. Callaly, Dublin Les Jeunes

I. Chivers, Ireland

 33-06-56       00-28









International Team Ireland
D. Lonergan, D. Hourigan, I. Chivers, R. Power 

County Team Meath Avanmore
P. Cassidy, E. Murray, K. Kimmage, D Conroy, C. Maye, J. Nolan

D. Lonergan, Ireland

M. Soula Czechoslovakia

Race Leader Kevin Kimmage & Declan Lonergan Ireland

List Of Competitors 1991


1.    I. Chivers

2.    D. Lonergan

3.    D. Hourigan

4.    R. Power



5.    M. Lema

6.    D. Lawson

7.    J. Phillipo

8.    G. Wilson



9.    G. Butler

10. M. Bell

11. G. Flood

12. A. Perks



13. P. De Frenne

14. K. Eeckhoudt

15. R. De Smet

16. C. Peers



17. J. Vasek

18. M. Soule

19. H. Blazek

20. Z. Dousa



21. S. Allards

22. A. Van Boeien

23. J. Goodendorh

24. R. De Vink



25. M. Coll

26. R. Riddle

27. D. Main

28. J. Miller



29. P. Goodwin

30. M. King

31. R. Buttress

32. F. Bamforth



33. S. Howells

34. R. Hare

35. B. Long

36. T. Jackson



37. P. Leigh

38. T. Schools

39. J. Cosgrove

40. T. Gill



41. R. Wilkinson

42. M. Guy

43. A. Orrell

44. D. Anslow


Int. Guest Riders

45. P. Jonkers

46. D. Goodwin

47. J. Snookes

48. A. Tinsley



49. B. McLoughlin

50. G. Madden

51. N. Holmes

52. J. Dunne



53. R. Cotter

54. B. Sutton

55. S. McElroy

56. F. Power

57. A. Hickey

58. P. Kennedy



59. I. McLoughlin

60. A. McDermott

61. M. McDevitt



62. F. Kearns

63. M. Kelly

64. F. Duffy

65. M. Russell

66. J. Curran

67. P. Giles



68. B. Graham

69. P. Slane

70. B. Holmes

71. O. Murphy

72. D. Easton

Dublin Mail Marketing

73. P. Gerrard

74. J. Peppard

75. A. Maye

76. C. Sweetman

77. B. Carroll

78. G. Madden


Dublin Warner Music

79. F. O’Sullivan

80. A. O’Hara

81. K. Norgrove

82. M. Kiely

83. S. Lambe

84. P. Griffin


Dublin Les Jeunes

85. P. Kennedy

86. P. Callaly

87. F. Relf

88. R. McAuley

89. E. McMahon

90. A.N. Other


Dublin IRC

91. S. Bracken

92. D. Shannon

93. M. Sutcliffe

94. D. Keane

95. Damien McCabe

96. A.N. Other


Dublin Eolas

97. D. Peelo

98. S. Lally

99. B. Smith

100.  M. Rogers

101.  P. Doyle

102.  A.N. Other


Dublin Orwell

103.  A. Hammond

104.  S. McDonald

105.  D. Byrne

106.  D. Buckley

107.  C. Sower

108.  E. Butler


Dublin Emmelle

109.  G. O’Donoghue

110.  S. Nevin

111.  D. McQuaid

112.  P. McQuaid

113.  G. Corcoran

114.  C. McKenna


Garda Lada

115.  J. Cassidy

116.  T. Lavery

117.  D. Cassidy



118.  J. Blackwell

119.  P. Hussey

120.  L. Martin

121.  D. Fitzgerald



122.  B. Quinn

123.  D. Real

124.  T. Shanahan

125.  T. Hanrahan



126.  L. Murphy

127.  M. Devins

128.  G. Cromwell

129.  A. Smith

130.  A. Roche


Meath Avonmore

131.  P. Cassidy

132.  E. Murray

133.  K. Kimmage

134.  D. Conroy

135.  C. Maye

136.  J. Nolan


Tipperary Westgate Trading

137.  D. Byrne

138.  K. Costelloe

139.  D. Hanrahan



140.  G. Scott

141.  D. McGlade

142.  J. Barr

143.  C. McCann

144.  C. Henry

145.  D. O’Halloran


Tipperary FBD

146.  B. Power

147.  E. Keogh

148.  G. McNamara

149.  S. Spratt

150.  D. Power

151.  A.N. Other


Robert Power Ireland Winner Of Stage 2 Enniscorthy To Midleton

Kevin Kimmage Stage Winner Into Ballina

Patrick Jonkers Int Seletion In The Mountain Jersey, Gethin Butler Britain In Yellow, Mark Bell Britain In The Points Jersey

David Hourigan, Ireland Finishing the 1991 FBD Insurance Rás In Dun Laoghaire , David finished in fifth position 5.48 down in race winner Kevin Kimmage

Great Britain Team Gary Foord, Paul Barrett, Gerthin Butler & Mark Bell

Triple Stage Winner & Back To Back Declan Lomergan, Ireland
That winning feeling when you cross the finish line in Dun Laoghaire No.3 David Hourigan Ireland & No.72 Denis Easton Down
Race Winner Kevin Kimmage Meath Navan Avonmore, M. Soule, Chechoslovakia Mountains Winner & Declan Lonergan Ireland Points Winner
Aidam McCarthy N.D,C. Kevin Kimmiah Overall Winner & Philip Fitzsimons FBD Insurance
Getin Butler, England In Yellow & Robert Power Ireland On Day Two
D Fitzgweald Kerry & P,Cassody Meath Avonmore
No.10 Mark Bell England No 20. Z. Dousa Chechoslovakia & No.18 M. Soule Chechoslovakia
Ian Chivers Ireland, Denis Easton Down & Colm Maye Navan Avonmore
Gary Scott Tyrone
Paul Callaly Dublin Les Jeunes Kevin KImmage Meath Avanmore, Bobby Power Tipperary
Colm Maye Meath Avonmore, Philip Leigh, Lancaster & Paul Griffin,Dublin Warner Music
Ian Chivers Ireland Time Trial Navan
Kevin Kimmage Defending his race leaders jersey in the Navan T.T.
Robert Power Ireland & Mark Kiely Dublin Warner Music

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