Are you a commuter cyclist in the Limerick Area?

May 5, 2016

image003Sign up to the European Cycling Challenge to join team Limerick and be in with a chance to win prizes!

From May 1st to 31st Limerick will be competing against over 40 European Cities, the city that cycles the most wins!!! – calculated as total amount of km / number of inhabitants & participants

More at Smarter Travel


Limerick bicycle theft ring with links to Europe

December 16, 2015

1560417845GARDAI in Limerick are seeking to return more than 70 stolen bikes to their rightful owners, after a major operation in the city.

Chief Superintendent Dave Sheahan told the Limerick Leader that this was a specific operation under Operation Thor, and since their discovery a man has been arrested and released without charge, pending further investigations.

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Great Southern Trail

November 15, 2015

Screenshot from 2015-11-15 12:11:52The Great Southern Trail, once the route of the Limerick – Tralee railway, is now open to walkers and cyclists for a 40km stretch from Rathkeale to the Kerry border beyond Abbeyfeale. Teams from West Limerick have been working tirelessly for years to open this route, and much still remains to be done to restore the full length of the old railway.

More news (press clippings) below …

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Limerick Cyclists – Give your views

November 4, 2015

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Patrickswell to Raheen On-Road Cycle Lane

October 15, 2015

12046592_674422202700672_1099646719327298247_nThe Scheme is located on the R526 Regional Road between Limerick and Patrickswell, Co. Limerick. This section of the R526 was formerly the N20 National Primary Road but was bypassed by the construction of the M20 Motorway. Since being bypassed, the nature of traffic flows on the subject road has changed significantly and is now dominated by traffic movements between Patrickswell, and its surrounding areas, and the southern side of Limerick City. This change also included a significant increase in the number of commuter and recreational cyclists. Prior to the Scheme’s construction, there were no dedicated facilities for cyclists between Patrickswell and the Raheen Roundabout. Read the rest of this entry »


New cycle lanes to connect Mary I and LIT to Limerick city

September 30, 2015

SCR-470x260LIMERICK City and County Council has announced the design of new cycle lanes which will connect two colleges to the city centre.

The new lanes will join both Mary Immaculate College at the South Circular Road, and the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) to the city centre. Read article (Limerick Leader)


Limerick City people more likely to walk to work or college

September 8, 2015

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Limerick City people are more likely to prefer to walk to work, school, or college than residents in other parts of the country, according to a new report.

Up to 25%, on leaving home in the morning, opt to walk, compared to a national average of 15%.

Read article (Irish Examiner)


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