Eurosport - Wed, 02 Jun 14:13:00 2010
The upcoming Tour of Ireland has been cancelled due to "current economic conditions".
The five-day race, which has attracted some of the biggest names in cycling in recent years, had been scheduled to start on August 18.
Organisers hope to have the race back up and running next year.
A statement on the event's official website read: "The organisers of the Tour of Ireland international cycle race have announced that the race will not go ahead as planned between August 18-22 this year."
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