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Irish Paralympic hero and Renault Ambassador, Mark Rohan and Justin McDermott of Jigsaw Galway gear up to launch the Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway two day 360km cycle tour of Galway to raise funds for Jigsaw Galway youth mental health service.

The two day, four stage, 360km charity cycle tour of county Galway, sponsored by Bradley Renault, is taking place over the 18th and 19th October 2014. The Giro D’Galway will loop around the county with stage stops in Clifden, Tuam, Portumna and Gort, and will finish at the Bradley Renault showrooms on the Dublin Road in Galway City. All funds raised go to youth mental health support service Jigsaw Galway.

Jigsaw Galway is a free, non-judgemental and confidential support service for young people aged 15-25 living in Galway city and county. They provide guidance and support for young people who are going through a difficult or distressing time, as well as advice and guidance for anyone is concerned about a young person in their life or work.

“The Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway is going to be an amazing cycle and an incredible challenge for all cyclists who take part” said Justin McDermott of Jigsaw Galway, who is very excited to be involved in this exhilarating event. “You will get to experience what life is truly like as a cycling pro. Two long days in the saddle cycling 180km each day, staying in a team hotel, Renault support vehicles, Giro D’Galway branded gear, crowds to welcome to at each stage stop and the euphoria of completing a serious cycling challenge. Most importantly you will be raising vital funds for Jigsaw Galway and spreading the message of positive mental health across Galway.”

To register, grab your helmets and visit or call Justin in Jigsaw Galway on 091 549 252. Places are limited so register now to avoid disappointment. It’s free to register for the Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway, and all participants are asked to fundraise / donate or get sponsored €500 to take part in the Giro. Each registered cyclist will receive a Bradley Renault Giro D’Galway goodie bag, branded cycle gear, complimentary accommodation and food during the Giro D’Galway as well as training supports and advice throughout. Support and guidance is also available for all participants with their fundraising.