Press Release | 18/05/17 18th May 2017
Follow An Post RÁS 2017 live via our Story Map
Get to the heart of the action of this year’s An Post RÁS 2017 and follow the race leaders on each stage. Esri Ireland have created this Story Map presenting the route and points of interest as a series of interactive maps over Ordnance Survey Ireland detailed base mapping.
The An Post Rás is an annual, eight-day, stage race around Ireland. The race is Ireland's number one cycling event and will take place from May 21 - 28, 2017.
This is the seventh year of An Post's sponsorship of the celebrated Rás Tailteann, which is more commonly known as The Rás. The epic race began in 1953 and has been held every year since.
It is one of Ireland’s top sporting events bringing world class sporting action and a significant economic boost to towns and villages nationwide. The Rás has a worldwide reputation of being a gruelling challenge in the elite, international calendar. The open racing style allows amateur county and club riders to pit themselves against domestic and international professionals.
- Open the Map on your Phone
- Zoom and Pan to Navigate
- Click race Icons for Details
- Click green hyperlinks in the sidebar to GoTo
- Approximate Current Position of the Lead Vehicle is indicated by the AP symbol whilst racing is in progress