- StageÃ‚Â 1: Friday, August 21stÃ‚Â @ 6PM ET/5PM CT – Enniskerry to Waterford – 196km
- Stage 2: Saturday, August 22ndÃ‚Â @ 5PM ET/ 4PM CT – Clonmel to Killarney – 196km
- StageÃ‚Â 3: Sunday, August 23rdÃ‚Â @ 4PM ET/ 3PM CT – Bantry to Cork City – 184km
Lance Armstrong will be among those starting, and he’ll be fresh off the dirt after racing Dave Wiens in the Leadville 100 on August 15. Ã‚Â Columbia’s Mark Cavendish will be there, too, adding to the finish line fireworks.Ã‚Â Last year’s Italian winner, Marco Pinotti (Team Columbia – HTC), returns to defend the overall title he won on the spectacular stage in Cork, and everyone will be racing the Irish National Team on their home turf.