Planning your travel to Rás na mBan 2015? The start time for the opening stage has been announced ahead of the official route announcement this week.

Stage 1 gets under way at the Inn at Dromoland in County Clare at 5.30pm on Wednesday 9th September.

For riders and teams flying into Ireland that day please note that the final latest time for collection in Dublin Airport is 12.00 midday on Wednesday 9th.