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1995 Paul McQuaid Ireland Wins FBD Milk Rás
By Eddie Dawson, Photos By Lorraine O'Sullivan
May 10, 2007, 19:00


FBD Milk Rás

9 Day International Cycle Race

20th. - 28th. May 1995


Stage 1:   Dublin To Killeshandra,  137 Kms.
O'Connell Street Dublin, Blanchardstown, Dunshaughlin ,Navan, Kells, Ballinlough, Slieve na Caillaigh KOM, Oldcastle, Virginia, Cavan, Crossdoney, Killeshandra.

Stage 2:   Killeshandra  To Tuam,  147 Kms.
Killeshandra, Newtowngore, Ballinamore, Drumshanbo, Keadue, Ballyfarnon, Ballinafad, Curlew Mountains KOM, Boyle, Frenchpark, Castlerea, Williamstown, Dunmore, Tuam.

Stage 3:   Tuam To Tipperary, 169 Kms.
Tuam, Athenry, Loughrea, Gortymadden, Portumna, Borrisokane, Nenagh, Dolla, Bollingbrooke, Hollyford, Donohill Tipperary.

Stage 4:   Tipperary To Dingle,  173 Kms.
Tipperary, Lattin, Knocklong, Killmallock, Charleville, Newtownshandrum, Milford, Drumcolliher, Broadford, Ashford, Abbeyfeale, Glanaruddery KOM, Reanagown Crossroads, Tralee, Blennerville, Stradbally, Connor Pass KOM, Dingle.

Stage 5:   Dingle  To Clonakilty, 164 Kms.
Dingle, Lispole, Inch, Boolteens, Castlemane, Milltown, Killarney, County Bounds KOM, Baile Bhuirne, Macroom, Kilmichael, Coppeen, Enniskeen, derrymeleen Hill KOM, Clonakilty.

Stage 6:   Clonakilty To Clonmel, 157 Kms.
Clonakilty, Ballinascarty, Bandin, Innishannon, Coolcullitha Hill KOM, Ballinahassig, Farmers Cross KOM, Cork City, Glounthane, Carrigtohill, Midleton, Ballynacoole Hill KOM, Dungournay, Tallow, Tallow Hill KOM, Lismore, The Vee KOM, Clogheen, Ardfinnan, Clonmel.

Stage 7A:   Clonmel To Carrick-On-Suir, 20.5 Kms.
Clonmel, Killeheelan, Carrick-On-Suir

Stage 7B:   Carrick-On-Suir To Wexford, 92 Kms.
Carrick-On-Suir, Piltown, Fiddown, Mooncoin, Watrtford, New Ross, Ballynaboola, Barrigbyrne, Camross, Mulmintra Hill KOM, Taghmon, Furlongstown KOM, The Cooles KOM, Forth Mountain, Wexford.

Stage 8:   Wexford To Newbridge, 152 Kms.
Wexford, Ballydemond, Ballycarnew Gorey, Inch, Arklow, Woddenbridge, Avoca, Rathdrum, Ballygannon Hill KOM, Kirikee, Glenmalure Lofge, Drumgoff KOM, Laragh, glendalough, Wicklow Gap KOM, Slieve Corragh KOM, Hollywood, Poulaphouca, Ballymore Eustace, Bannockstown, Carnalway Cross, Kilcullen, Newbridge.

Stage 9A: Newbridge To Naas Time Trial 13.5 Kms.

Stage 9B:  Balbriggan To Swords,  61 Kms.
Caoch Transfer To Balbriggan, Swords, 3rd Exit Off Roundabout At Fingallians GAA Club To North Street And Main Street, Plus I Hour Of Racing Main Street To Left At Garda Station, 1st. Left At Malahide Rounabout On To N1 To 1st. Left At Fingallians GAA Club North Street And Main Street.

Paul MaQuaid Ireland

Race Director:     Dermot Dignam

Stage Winners:

Yasuhiro Nakajima Of Japan Winning In Torrential Rain In Wexfprd

Stage 1:   Dublin To Killeshandra,  137 Kms.  P. Chmielewski (Poland)   3-11-13

Stage 2:   Killeshandra  To Tuam,  147 Kms.  B. Quinn (Limerick)  3-40-40

Stage 3:   Tuam To Tipperary, 169 Kms.   M. Illingworth (Great Britian)  4-20-13

Stage 4:   Tipperary To Dingle,  173 Kms.  P. Chmielewski (Poland) 4-20-51

Stage 5:   Dingle  To Clonakilty, 164 Kms.  R. Eden (Guest)  4-03-00

Stage 6:   Clonakilty To Clonmel, 157 Kms.  D. Williams (Liverpool Stena Line)  3-41-18

Stage 7A: Clonmel To Carrick-On-Suir, 20.5 Kms.  R. Prebble (Great Britain)  27-42

Stage 7B: Carrick-On-Suir To Wexford, 92 Kms.  Y. Nakajima (Japan)  2-17-04

Stage 8:   Wexford To Newbridge, 152 Kms.  P. Chmielewski (Poland)  3-46-38

Stage 9A: Newbridge To Naas Time Trial 13.5 Kms.  R. Prebble (Great Britain)  17-17

Stage 9B: Balbriggan To Swords,  61 Kms.  W. Oschwal (Germany)  1-26-42  

General Classification











P. McQuaid, Ireland Lee Strand
D. Williams, Liverpool Stenna

M. Stephens, North Wirral Velo

R. McCauley, Wicklow Coors

E. Byrne, Meath Avonmore

T. Evans, Antrim
B. Glasner, Germany

M. McKay, Liverpool Stenna
P. Chmielewski, Poland
R. Eden, Guest

 31-45-24       01-00







R. Eden, Guest

J. Wright, Lancaster

International Team Winners Ireland Lee Strand
M. Kane, P. McQuaid, P. Cassidy, M. Fitzgerald

County Team Winners Dublin I.R.C
P.Collins, A Clarke, S.Baker, M. Sutcliffe, K. Campbell
Former Stage Winner Jeff Wright Lancaster Is This Years King Of The Mountains

List Of Competitors 1995

Ireland Lee strand

1.          M. Kane

2.          P. Cassidy

3.          P. McQuaid

4.          M. Fitzgerald



5.          M. Illingworth

6.          R. Prebble

7.          M. Lovatt

8.          B. Wilson


Poland Krupinski-Abpol

9.          K. Zajdel

10.       P. Chmielewski

11.       T. Filapek

12.       M. Bilewski


Japan Cycle-ways

13.       K. Shimbo

14.       Y. Nakajima

15.       A. Kakinuma

16.       T. Knoh


South Africa BMW

17.       E. Becker

18.       N. White

19.       J. Green

20.       J. O’Connor


Germany Bayer

21.       J. P. Furus

22.       B. Glasner

23.       W. Oschwald

24.       S. Henrix

U.S.A. Colorado

25.       P. Collins

26.       C. Gunn

27.       J. Caruthers

28.       T. Kalstrup

France Natise

29.       T. Jousset

30.       P. Marzin

31.       R. Taillandier

32.       S. Piriac



33.       S. Colloby

34.       P. Espospi

35.       S. Edwards

36.       W. Wright



37.       R. Riddle

38.       M. Firth

39.       K. Meiler

40.       J. McIntyre


Liverpool Stena Sealink

41.       M. McKay

42.       C. Lillywhite

43.       D. Williams

44.       A. Neyler



45.       D. Rutty

46.       M. Rogers

47.       G. Baytown

48.       C. Hughes


Kent Reflex

49.       J. Stone

50.       M. Daly

51.       M. Whitehead

52.       P. Burnett



53.       P. Leigh

54.       J. Cosgrove

55.       J. Wright

56.       M. Andrew



57.       P. Bond

58.       R. Grant

59.       S. Gamble

60.       P. Goggins

England North

61.       D. Buchan

62.       C. Parkinson

63.       J. Oxley

64.       S. Gibson

North Wirral Velo

65.       M. Stephens

66.       J. Ramsbottom

67.       C. Newton

68.       S. Lillistone

Southend Gitane

69.       S. Howells

70.       R. Hare

71.       M. Gray

72.       H. Iddon

Antrim Giant Cycles

73.       B. Monaghan

74.       G. Scott

75.       B. Doherty

76.       T. Evans

77.       H. Brennan

Carlow Dan Morrissey

78.       E. McMahon

79.       P. Doyle

80.       M. Maguire

81.       C. Kimmage

82.       D. Rafter



83.       N. McCarthy

84.       S. Sheehan

85.       J. Hodnett


Cork Blarney

86.       M. O’Reilly

87.       J. Walsh

88.       D. Hayes


Dublin Bell Helmets

89.       A. Hammond

90.       K. Norgrove

91.       D. Tansey

92.       D. Peelo

93.       A. Rock


Dublin IRC

94.       P. Collins

95.       A. Clarke

96.       S. Baker

97.       M. Sutcliffe

98.       K. Campbell



99.       D. McCann

100.     C. Watson

101.     N. Taggert

102.     W. Hamilton

103.     A. N. Other

Derry Clarke Bros.

104.     P. Giles

105.     J. Hunter

106.     J. Barr

107.     I. Chivers

108.     M. Sittington


Dublin Manor Farm

109.     L. Mckay

110.     F. O’Sullivan

111.     S. Clarke

112.     B. Taaffe

113.     T. Lavery


114.     J. Blackwell

115.     D. O’Shea

116.     P. Griffin

117.     S. O’Shea

118.     A. N. Other


Dublin Ravens

119.     K. Brannigan

120.     A. Meehan

121.     K. Jack

122.     K. Donnelly

123.     D. King


Meath Avonmore

124.     J. Nolan

125.     T. Lynch

126.     E. Byrne

127.     P. Kennedy

128.     P. Callaly



129.     J. Christian

130.     A. N. Other

131.     A. N. Other

132.     E. Murray

133.     C. Moran



134.     J. P. Hillard

135.     M. Lennon

136.     E. Browne

137.     B. Mulhare



138.     B. Quinn

139.     B. Murray

140.     K. McMahon

141.     A. Gallery

142.     A. Hedderman


Carrig Hotel

143.     S. Maher

144.     B. Kenneally

145.     P. Daly

146.     R. Clarke

147.     M. Woods

Galway D. H. Burke

148.      C. Bracken

149.      A. N. Other

150.      S. Byrne

151.      P. Lee

152.      D. Keane

Wicklow Coors

153.      R. McCauley

154.      S. O’Sullivan

155.      M. O’Donnell

156.      K. Bannon


161.      S. Cullen


162.      S. Kennedy

163.      R. Eden

164.      I. Adams

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Paul McQuaid Winner Of The FBD Milk Rás 1995
Fionán O'Sullivan, Dublin, Manor Farm
Paul McQuaid Ireland Lee Strand defending the yellow jersey

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