July 13, 1998

The second stage of the Tour de France takes place for the first time in Ireland and ends on July 13, 1998 in Cork. A crowd of almost 50,000 people turn out to watch this historic event. The race was won by Italian Marco Pantani, with German Jan Ullrich taking second and American Bobby Julich finishing in third.

Leave a Reply


More Articles

Remembering Michael Collins, Pilot of The First Moon Landing, and a True Pioneer

The most trusted designated driver of all time has died. Astronaut Michael Collins passed away at his home in...


Astronaut Michael Collins on the Moon Landing

The most trusted designated driver of all time reflects on the ride 50 years after lift-off and offers wisdom to those...


Striking Gold – Transcontinental
Railroad Turns 150

Irish contributions to American history received a special recognition this week. The 150th anniversary of connecting...


August 1

Officially known in the Celtic calendar as Lughnasa and the first day of Autumn, August 1st marks the celebration of...