This year RESPECT is delighted to announce the addition of a new sports event called the ‘RESPECT Greenway Cycle & Walk’. This is a very family friendly event, and takes place from Achill to Westport on Saturday the 9th of May 2015.


Greenway Cycle Route

Greenway Cycle Route

The Cycle is 42 kms long, and stretches from Achill to Westport.

If you would prefer to walk, there 3 walking distances:
Mulranny to Newport (17 kms)
Newport to Westport (11 kms)
Mulranny to Westport (28 kms)

This event is both a sporting and social event.  All participants are asked to base themselves in Westport as transport to the starting point has been arranged from here.  There is also a Gala Dinner taking place in Hotel Westport after the cycle has finished. The dinner is complimentary for all cyclists.


Getting to Westport

If you are driving to Westport, we can arrange to transport your bicycle to the start line.  If you are travelling by rail, the 7.35am from Dublin Heuston arrives into Westport at 10.55am.  View the timetable here. We can arrange to collect you and your bike from the station and bring you to the starting point.



The special rates below have been agreed with Hotel Westport for cyclists and their families:

  • Friday May 8th @ €59 pps including breakfast
  • Saturday May 9th @ €69 pps including breakfast
  • Children sharing with parents to include breakfast
  • Ages 4-12 years @ €25  per night per child
  • Ages 13-16 years @ €35 per night per child

You can avail of these rates by booking online at Hotel Westport and entering the promo code ‘Respect’ into the ‘optional’ box.  These rates will be available until 1 May 2015. Alternatively other accommodation information is available at the Greenway Cycle site.

Bicycle Transport/Rental

The cycle starts at 11.30am from Achill. If you wish to bring your own bicycle we can arrange to transport it from Westport to the starting point on the Saturday morning.   For local bike rentals and map trails check out


Registration and Fundraising 

We ask that participants raise a minimum of €100 per person. Please register for this event below. This event has been set up on so that you can set up your fundraising page.

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Event Queries

For any queries on this event please contact Gretta on