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Mace Retailers Support 19th Annual Tour De Munster Charity Cycle

By Donna Ahern
Mace Retailers Support 19th Annual Tour De Munster Charity Cycle

Mace has been confirmed as an official sponsor of this year’s 19th annual Tour de Munster charity cycle in August.

The charity cycle will once again take to the roads of Munster from 8-11 August, raising vital funds and awareness for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI) and individual beneficiaries.

Details of the 2019 Tour de Munster including the 640km route were officially announced at the recent launch which took place on Thursday, 27 June at DSI Cork’s Field of Dreams.

On 8 August, over 120 amateur cyclists will start the 640km, four-day tour around the six counties of Munster.

They will be supported along their route by Mace.


Lending Support 

Mace stores lending support to the cyclists on route are:

• Mace Midleton,
• Mace Ballyrafter, Lismore
• Mace Castlemaine
• Mace Rathass, Tralee

Speaking on the sponsorship, Daniel O’Connell, Mace sales director said: “Mace is very proud to be associated with this very worthy charity event. Our Mace retailers have really taken our support of Down Syndrome Ireland to their hearts and are delighted to support the cyclists on the Tour de Munster in any way they can.”

Funds raised from the tour contribute hugely to the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland each year by providing vital services for their members.


The goal of DSI is to enable children born with Down syndrome to be as independent as possible, and through the great work of the Tour de Munster cyclists and supporters, DSI can access the funding needed to help more young people with Down Syndrome develop and flourish in practical ways.

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