Ireland’s top international stage race for women announces new logistics partner.

The international vehicle rental company Europcar has announced that it will supply vans and large vehicles to Rás na mBan to meet the Irish international stage race’s logistics needs.Kilkenny Vehicle Centre are the approved Europcar agents for Kilkenny where the event will be based for a third successive year.

The 13h edition of Rás na mBan will get under way on Wednesday 5th September and will run through to Sunday 9th taking in six separate stages totalling 400 kilometres.

Commenting on the new partnership between Europcar and Rás na mBan, Cathal O’Neill, Managing Director of Kilkenny Vehicle Centre said:

“At Europcar we’re delighted to be able to support an important international sports event of the stature of Rás na mBan. The race has been a welcome addition to the sporting year in Kilkenny County and it’s a logistical tour de force to move equipment, riders and officials around the country before, during and after the event.

“This event is the ideal fit to showcase Europcar’s award-winning ability to meet the needs of every vehicle renter and we wish all the athletes the very best in this year’s race.”

Photo above (l to r): Conor Brett, Branch Manager, Europcar Kilkenny; Valerie Considine, Race Director Rás na mBan; Cathal O’Neill, Kilkenny Vehicle Centre.