Burren Racing Team confirms season sponsors

Burren Racing Team confirms season sponsors


Clare based Burren Racing team (BRT) have secured several sponsors for the upcoming 2017 cycling season.

Announcing their key sponsors for the 2017 season a team spokesman commented on how important sponsors are in supporting the teams racing plans for 2017.

“BRT have gotten the 2017 season off to a great start with notable results in Meath, Mayo, Tralee & Broadford over the last two weekends of racing. Having committed sponsors is hugely helpful to our team race programme.

Gearoid Howard presenting kit to BRT Riders Mark & Laura Shannon from Bellharbour.

Burren Racing Team is committed to racing in Cycling Ireland’s Race calendar throughout the year. For the upcoming RAS Mumhan stage race, we have a full team of Clare based riders – including one guest rider from Dolmen CC. We have a full roster of riders this year racing road, cyclocross & mountain biking races throughout Ireland,” the spokesman said.

Commenting on Crimmins Howard’s support of Burren Racing Team, Gearóid Howard said: “Crimmins Howard Solicitors are proud to be given the opportunity to support the Burren Cycling Club Racing Team and wish them every success in 2017. As keen participants in cycling & triathlon events we are delighted to be associated with  BRT.”

The team’s 2017 sponsors will be:

  • Crimmins Howard
  • Jafco Construction
  • Evolution Bikes
  • Clare Alarms
  • Shannon Heritage

As well as competing, Burren Racing team partner with a number of key cycling events in Clare-

  • Ennis Cyclocross – October 2017- (Race organisers)
  • Sport Ireland Tour De Burren – (June 2017- technical support to Burren Cycling Club)
  • Skoda Ring of Clare –( technical support in partnership with Skoda Cars)
  • Turas Na mBan women’s sportive-  (Skoda supported Technical support to Clare Ladies Cycling Club & Evolution Bikes)
Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.