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Kneat are back in the saddle for Tour de Munster and Down Syndrome Limerick

The Tour de Munster is now in its 22nd year.  From 4th August, over 100 cyclists will pedal over 600km for 4 days around the 6 counties of Munster.  The Tour de Munster has been raising funds for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland for the last 12 years.  To date almost €4 million has been raised for charities as well as raise awareness of the vital work that they do.  Each year companies very kindly sponsor the jerseys for the event.  Kneat Solutions is one such company that is supporting people with Down syndrome in Limerick.


Kneat are a leading provider of e-validation software that drives good manufacturing practices. Kneat’s paperless validation software is trusted by engineers to help them perform their work effectively, releasing them from paper; by Managers to create, maintain and manage best practice processes; by Quality Directors to oversee quality and satisfy compliance and by CIOs to help deliver digital transformation.   Their systems bring speed, intelligence, quality and compliance to where there was inefficiency, error and frustration.

Founded and headquartered in Limerick in 2006, Kneat has grown to be trusted by 7 of the world’s top 10 life sciences companies.  Their customer focus has resulted in great success and growth for them.  To give back to the community behind its success, Kneat is growing its support of grass roots community organizations including Down Syndrome Limerick and the Tour De Munster.

Tour De Munster veteran and Kneat’s Director of Operations, Barry-John Keating will again be participating in 2022 along with Kneat’s CEO, Eddie Ryan as Kneat not only sponsor but cycle to support this great cause.

Ellen Tuffy, DSL Chairperson; Eddie Ryan, Kneat CEO
Barry John Keating cycling the Tour de Munster


Ellen Tuffy, Chairperson of Down Syndrome Limerick says, “We are delighted to have Kneat on board again this year as a sponsor of the Tour de Munster.  Kneat’s CEO, Eddie Ryan and their Director of Operations, Barry-John Keating are both participating as cyclists in the event as well this year so their commitment goes far beyond sponsorship.  We are so grateful to Kneat for their continued support of the work that we do. Their sponsorship goes towards supporting the work of Down Syndrome Limerick in helping children and adults with Down syndrome achieve their full potential”.

Check out their website for more information on Kneat’s transformative abilities.

You can support!

You can donate to the Tour de Munster and Down Syndrome Limerick at https://www.downsyndromelimerick.ie/donate.  Or enter their raffle to be in with a chance of winning amazing bike lights from See.Sense – https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/TDMSeeSense