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Monday 24 November 2014

Giro d'Italia readers' gallery

From left to right (front): Scott and Nuala McGregor (from Glasgow), Bronagh McQuillan and Eimear McGregor (child)
Left to right (behind): Peter Geoghegan and PJ McQuillan
Location: Beside the Curfew Tower, Cushendall, Co Antrim
From left to right (front): Scott and Nuala McGregor (from Glasgow), Bronagh McQuillan and Eimear McGregor (child) Left to right (behind): Peter Geoghegan and PJ McQuillan Location: Beside the Curfew Tower, Cushendall, Co Antrim
Giro d'Italia 2014. Picture submitted by Norm Burns.
People wait on the Antrim Road for the peloton to go through the official as Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia gets started. The 219km stage starts in Belfast and travel out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Stacey Burns
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Stacey Burns
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Stacey Burns
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Mike Wilkinson
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Cows in Richhill. Pic Pier Shilliday
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Richhill. Pic Matthew Nethercote
On route home after an absolutely fantastic weekend of cycling. Pic Jackie Nicholl
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Newtownards Road, Belfast. Pic David Scott
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Conor Lawell
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. The race makes it way through the city past the Church of Ireland Cathedral on its way to the starting line.
The Giro d'Italia - Armagh to Dublin. Pic Jonathan Porter
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 - Stage 3 of the Giro dÄôItaliaÄôs Grande Partenza as the worldÄôs cycling elite set-off from Armagh. Picture by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh Mall as Stage 3 of the 97th Giro dÕItalia gets started travelling to Dublin. Apollo Cycling Team who cycled up from Lurgan
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh as Stage 3 of the 97th Giro dÕItalia gets started travelling to Dublin.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh Mall as Stage 3 of the 97th Giro dÕItalia gets started travelling to Dublin.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh City.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh City.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh City.
©Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland - 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Darren Kidd /Presseye.com Day 3 Giro dÕItalia: Armagh City.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city as the trophy is brought in before the riders sign on and begin the race.
Northern Ireland- 11th May 2014 Mandatory Credit - Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye. Giro dÕItalia day three - Armagh to Dublin. Thousands of cycling fans lined the streets of Armagh to cheer off 200 of the world's top cyclists ahead of their gruelling race to Dublin. The Cathedral City marked the last stage of the biggest cycling race ever to be hosted in Northern Ireland. Crowds gather in the Shambles Market area of the city to see the riders sign on before the beginning of the race.
People wait on the Antrim Road for the peloton to go through the official as Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia gets started. The 219km stage starts in Belfast and travel out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
People wait in Antrim for the peloton to go through as Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia gets started. The 219km stage starts in Belfast and travel out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
The peloton to goes through Ballintoy during Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia. The 219km stage started in Belfast and travelled out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
Fans line the route to watch the peloton make it's way through Ballintoy during Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia. The 219km stage started in Belfast and travelled out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
Relaxing in Ballintoy
Stevie Kinkaid at the Giro at Dunseverick Primary school
People wait in Antrim for the peloton to go through as Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia gets started. The 219km stage starts in Belfast and travel out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Queen's University. Pic Thomas Dowling
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Queen's University. Pic Thomas Dowling
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Queen's University. Pic Thomas Dowling
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast Pic Stephen Thompson
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast Pic Stephen Thompson
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast Pic Stephen Thompson
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Glengormley. Pic Stephen Kelly
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast. Pic Scott Morrison
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast. Pic Scott Morrison
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Belfast. Pic Scott Morrison
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Richhill. Pic Pier Shilliday
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Richhill. Pic Pier Shilliday
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Maurice Clarke
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Whitehead. Pic Keith Black
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Larne lifeboat crew. Pic Fiona Kirkpatrick
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Pink sheep. Pic Evelyn McCullough
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Portrush. Pic Evelyn McCullough
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Markethill. Pic David Scott
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Glengormley. Pic Damien Toolan
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland - Ballyhackamore. Pic Avril Cree
The Giro d'Italia comes to Northern Ireland. Pic Avril Cree
Fans line the route to watch the peloton make it's way through Ballintoy during Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia. The 219km stage started in Belfast and travelled out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
Ballymena Mayor Audrey Wales with members of Ballymena Road club wait for the Giro to hit Ballymena.
Local supporters Sophie, Alanna, Leanna and visitor Tara from Canada rooting for race leader Svein Tuft.
Gerald Gray at the country Market in Ballycastle during the Giro
Having a good time in Bushmills
Ballycastle
Enya Mcshane in Ballintoy
Tracey Andrew and Courtney enjoy the pink sheep at the Giants Causeway
Eilish McCaw and Bernie McAfee in Ballintoy
Ballyvoy
Linda Steele and friends in Bushmills
Teresa Patton and Geraldine O Cleary
Local cycling fans await the peloton in Glenarm village during stage two of the 2014 Giro D'Italia in Co Antrim.
The Peloton travels along the North Antrim Coast during stage two of the 2014 Giro D'Italia, in Belfast.
Locan cycling fans welcome the riders to Glenarm village during stage two of the 2014 Giro D'Italia in Co Antrim.
Cyclists pass threw Drains Bay near Larne in Co Antrim, during the second stage of the Giro d'italia on the coast roads in Northern Ireland
Fans line the route to watch the peloton make it's way through Ballintoy during Stage 2 of the 97th Giro d'Italia. The 219km stage started in Belfast and travelled out the North Coast before finishing at the City Hall, Belfast.
Marcel Kittel of team Giant Shimano wins the second stage of the Giro d'Italia outside Belfast City Hall this afternoon. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
The lpeleton crosses Glendun viaduct in the Glens of Antrim as the Giro d'Italia second stage takes place today in Northern Ireland. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
Day 2 Giro dItalia: The Peloton leaves the Titanic Quarter, Belfast for the race start on the Antrim Road.
Giro d'Italia day two. The Giro d'Italia is visiting one of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes on the cycling race's second stage. About 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city. Riders pictured traveling past Dunluce Castle.
Giro d'Italia day two. The Giro d'Italia is visiting one of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes on the cycling race's second stage. About 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city. Philip Jackson from Dromore heads out on his stag do.
Giro d'Italia day two. The Giro d'Italia is visiting one of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes on the cycling race's second stage. About 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city. Riders pictured traveling past Dunluce Castle.
Giro d'Italia day two. The Giro d'Italia is visiting one of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes on the cycling race's second stage. About 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city. Riders pictured traveling past Dunluce Castle.
Giro d'Italia day two. The Giro d'Italia is visiting one of Northern Ireland's most scenic routes on the cycling race's second stage. About 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city. Riders pictured traveling past Dunluce Castle.
Giro d'Italia: Michael Matthews Maglia Rosa Astoria shower. Belfast City Hall, Saturday May 10, 2014. Photograph by Bill Corr
Giro d'Italia cyclists sprint for the line at the end of stage two in Belfast. Photograph by Bill Corr
Ready for the Giro d'Italia in Belfast. Photograph by Hazel Reid
Enjoying the Giro d'Italia in Belfast. Photograph by Rachel Kennedy
Giro d'Italia cyclists pictured in Belfast. Photograph by Rachel Kennedy
Enjoying the Giro d'Italia in Belfast. Photograph by Rachel Kennedy
Photograph by Steve Lowry: 'A microscopic bicycle which is less than 2mm in length and is constructed from diatoms, microscopic aquatic plants, arranged under the microscope. I have reproduced the image in 'Giro' colours'
Giro d'Italia cyclists pass the Ballymoney roundabout. Photograph by Steve Lowry
Sheep painted in the colours of the Italian flag to welcome the Giro d'Italia to Northern Ireland. Photograph by Alan Courtney
The Giro d'Italia reaches Whitehead. Photograph by Sharon Mossman
The Giro d'Italia reaches Whitehead. Photograph by Sharon Mossman
The Giro d'Italia reaches Whitehead. Photograph by Sharon Mossman
The Giro d'Italia reaches Whitehead. Photograph by Sharon Mossman
Imogen (6) gets ready for the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Clare Shute
Giro d'Italia cyclists at Whiteabbey. Photograph by Philip Gourley
Giro d'Italia cyclists in Ballymena. Photograph by Paul O'Hara
The Giro d'Italia Cannondale team pass Queen's University, Belfast. Photograph by Megan McLaughlin
Giro d'Italia cyclists on the A26 outside Ballymena. Photograph by John Parkinson
Giro d'Italia cyclists on the A26 outside Ballymena. Photograph by John Parkinson
Giro d'Italia time trial in Belfast. Photograph by Ellen Thompson
Giro d'Italia time trial in Belfast. Photograph by Ellen Thompson
Giro d'Italia. Photograph by David Dawson
Beth and James Steen from Antrim show their support for the Giro d'Italia cyclists in Belfast. Photograph by Colin Steen
Giro d'Italia: on the home straight in Belfast. Photograph by Colin Steen
Ballymena welcomes the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Bo Davidson
Ballymena welcomes the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Bo Davidson
Ballymena welcomes the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Bo Davidson
Ballymena welcomes the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Bo Davidson
Giro d'Italia cyclists pass the Sandyknowes Roundabout. Photograph by Bob Hall
Giro d'Italia cyclists. Photograph by Adam McVeigh
Mr Blobby joins in the Giro d'Italia fun. Photograph submitted by the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle
Giro d'Italia fan Katy Harrison on her way to creche this morning. Photograph by Claire Harrison
Mylo Crossey (2) applauds competitors as he watches practice sessions for the Giro d'Italia in Stranmillis, Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014
Supporting the Giro d'Italia in Belfast. Photograph via Twitter by @mikute777
Supporting the Giro d'Italia as it heads for the coast. Photograph via Twitter by Groggan Primary School, Randalstown
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
Giro d'Italia in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by John Mackle
The Giro d'Italia goes through Glengormley, Saturday May 10, 2014. Photograph by Jimmy Roberts
The Giro d'Italia goes through Glengormley, Saturday May 10, 2014. Photograph by Jimmy Roberts
The Giro d'Italia goes through Glengormley, Saturday May 10, 2014. Photograph by Jimmy Roberts
The Giro d'Italia goes through Glengormley, Saturday May 10, 2014. Photograph by Gavin Fenton
Giro d'Italia in Belfast. Photograph by Daniel McKissick
Team Sky turn onto the Ormeau Road during the Giro d'Italia time trials in Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by Alan Kelly
The Movistar team in action during the Giro d'Italia time trials in Belfast. Photograph by Alan Kelly
Pink tictacs at the Giro d'Italia
Cycling fans get ready for the Giro d'Italia competitors at Stormont. Photograph by Joanne Sweeney
Giro d'Italia practice in Stranmillis, Belfast on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by Tina Crossey
Photo by Johnny Stewart via Twitter: "Shout out to all the Giro stewards!"
Giro d'Italia competitors practice on the Ormeau Road ahead of the time trials on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by Geraldine Finn
Giro d'Italia competitors practice on the Ormeau Road ahead of the time trials on Friday May 9, 2014. Photograph by Geraldine Finn
Team Sky practice on the Newtownards Road, Belfast ahead of the start of the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Matt McCloskey
Queen's University, Belfast gears up for the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Martyn Boyd
Queen's University, Belfast gears up for the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Claire O'Callaghan
Queen's University Belfast holds a spinathon ahead of the start of the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Claire O'Callaghan
Queen's University, Belfast gears up for the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Claire O'Callaghan
Giro d'Italia practice session in Belfast, Friday, May 9, 2014. Competitors in action at Stormont. Photograph by Alex Davidson
Giro d'Italia practice session in Belfast, Friday, May 9, 2014. Competitors in action at Stormont. Photograph by Alex Davidson
Giro d'Italia practice session in Belfast, Friday, May 9, 2014. Competitors in action at Stormont. Photograph by Alex Davidson
Giro d'Italia practice session in Belfast, Friday, May 9, 2014. Competitors in action at Stormont. Photograph by Alex Davidson
Giro d'Italia launch at Belfast City Hall. Photograph by Kathleen McNeilly
Cushnedall gears up for the Giro d'Italia. Photograph by Kathleen McNeilly

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