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The Annual charity Tour de Fooothills event took place last Sunday 15th April in aid Saplings School for Children with Autism & Special Needs. Finlay Motor Group have been proud sponsors of Naas Cycling club for close to 6 years now and have a great relationship with the club and all its members.

For all of us in Finlay Motor Group we look forward to the Tour de Foothills event every year and get great pleasure in hosting it in our showrooms here in Naas. It is for such a great cause and knowing we are helping such a worthwhile charity event is something we are very fond of.

As always, the showroom was flooded with cyclists eager to get on their bikes and get going on either the 65km or 110km cycle. Unfortunately, the weather did not stay in the cyclist’s favour and each cyclist had to brave the wind and rain and all [...]


It is nearly time for the annual Naas Cycling Club‘s Tour de Foothills event. We have been proudly sponsoring Naas Cycling Club for the past three years and love being involved with such a great local club.

The event will start and finish from our premises in Newhall in Naas and is set to see a large number of participants as in previous years. The cycle comprises of two routes, 65km around the Blessington Lakes & 110km which includes the Lakes, Hollywood and the Glen of Imaal.

This event in particular is one of our favourites to help out with as it is in aid of such a wonderful organisation, with all proceeds are going directly to Saplings School for Children with Autism & Special Needs, Kill, Co. Kildare.

Saplings School for Children with [...]

Naas Cycling Club Tour De Foothills

Supporting Saplings School


This year marks our third year sponsorship of Naas Cycling Club. We have had a great association with the club and look forward to another great year as their proud sponsors.

Naas Cycling club have just launched their event ‘Tour de Foothills’, this event will be hosted by ourselves here in Finlay Motor Group. It is a great event and all proceeds go to a wonderful charity. Saplings School are an independent non-profit Naas cycling club Tour de Foothillsorganisation, Saplings are co-educational specialist schools, providing quality education for pupils with autism and complex needs.

The money raised from this event is going directly to purchase special educational equipment for Saplings School.

We hope they event is very successful and raises as much money as possible for such a deserving charity. You can register for this event online at

Supporting local corganizations

Busy weekend ahead


FInlay Motor Group have a busy weekend ahead of us at events in Co.Kildare.We pride ourselves on being a local business and we love supporting other local business’s and organizations. Giving something back to the local community is very important to us. This weekend we are supporting two different community events in the county.

Éire_Óg-CorrachoillThe first event this evening is for Eire Og Corrachaill hurling club. This is a local hurling club and they are holding a night in Newbridge greyhound stadium to try and raise funds for the club.

athgarvan gaaThe second event is in aid of a school and Gaa club and they are holding a ‘Who wants to be a Thousandaire’ in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge. This event  is to raise much needed funds for both Athgarvan GAA and Schoil Bhride.

Finlay Motor Group on charity cycle

Mike cycles across Spain on charity cycle for Peter McVerry trust

Mike Finlay of Finlay Motor Group recently spent a week cycling across Spain for charity . The cycle was in aid of The Peter McVerry Trust and Dublin Chamber of Commerce were the organisers of the event. The Peter McVerry Trust was established in 1983 in a bid to tackle homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage.  Since being established it has supported thousands of young people in Dublin. It is events and fundraisers like this one which allows charities continue with their work.

This event was a 721km cycle done over a five day period with a total of 30 participants. Mike was one of the participants and was spotted somewhere between San Sebastian and Barcelona sporting the Naas Cycling Club kit. Finlay Motor Group are proud and continuous sponsors of Naas Cycling Club, and both Mike and Finlay Motors are proud to be associated with a local club. Mike was snapped wearing the kit while participating [...]

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