Sunday 19th June and the final stage 5 of the 2022 edition of an Rás took the riders take on a 135.3km route from Kinnegad to Blackrock, Dundalk. After 96km of racing, the race took in 4 laps of a testing technical finishing circuit of just under 10km in length.
In spectacular race around Blackrock this afternoon, an adrenaline fueled and furiously fast final approach to the line for final stage honors of the 67th edition of an Rás Tailteann, saw Kevin McCambridge of Team Trinity Racing run out todays FBD Insurance sponsored stage winner from Matthew Teggart of Team Ireland in 2nd and with Matteo Cigala of Carlow Dan Morrissey again making the podium in 3rd place.
Finishing safely in the peloton, Daire Feeley retained the race lead through stage 5 and was presented with the race winners George Plant Trophy and the cycling Ireland yellow jersey. His performance throughout the race was extremely consistent and his time gain on stage 3 into Lisdoonvarna proved critical in sealing victory. David Louis Sutton of Brocar-Ale (winner of stage 2) held on for second overall with stage 3 victor Adam Ward of Team Ireland rounding up the podium.