‘No apology’ for prioritising bikes in Cork city

March 5, 2015

Local authorities should make no apologies to motorists for improving cycling infrastructure in city centres, Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said yesterday.

Mr Coveney made the remarks at the official launch of the Cork bike share scheme at City Hall yesterday, where he was asked about the complaints Cork motorists have made regarding the new cycle paths in the city, particularly along Washington St.

“We’re prioritising bikes in the city,” said Mr Coveney. Read article.

The Coco-Cola Zero bikes are coming to Limerick

November 11, 2014

Screenshot from 2014-11-11 21:03:1711th November 2014 – The National Transport Authority has today announced further details for the Coca-Cola Zero Bikes regional scheme which will go live over the coming weeks. Galway will launch on Monday 24th November, followed by Limerick on 8th December and Cork on 18th December.

The National Transport Authority is also calling on the people of Galway, Limerick and Cork to pre-register now on so that the bikes can be availed of as soon as they are live on the streets. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Southern Cycleway to open in Limerick

July 31, 2014

shutterstock_65668243-390x285The Abbeyfeale to Kilmorna completes the Great Southern Trail in Limerick, and comes after funding was made available for new cycle routes. Read article

Bike parking facilities provided in City Centre Multi-Storey Car Park

January 22, 2014

The City Centre Multi-Storey Car Park on Anne Street/Thomas Street has become the first facility of its kind in Limerick to provide secure and convenient bike parking as part of an initiative being rolled out by Limerick Smarter Travel Office, in partnership with the City’s multi-storey car park owners. Read more

UL: Bicycle User Information Sheet

November 6, 2013

The following information is provided by the University of Limerick

Cycling is convenient, healthy and sustainable alternative to driving to campus. It is virtually cost-free and allows much closer access to your destination than campus car parks. Cycling to the University of Limerick can be a fun, practical and productive way of making exercise a regular part of your life. The following information is intended as a commuting resource for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Major cycling announcement to take place in Limerick – Minister Kelly

September 18, 2013


 Public Transport Minister, Alan Kelly, will this Friday, September 20th at 10.30am announce details of a major national cycling initiative.

The announcement will take place at the Strand Hotel, Limerick City at an announcement event followed by a photo opportunity on the quayside involving bikes just outside.

Minister Kelly will be available for interview.

Journalists/Photographers welcome

What Irish towns & cities can learn from the German experience in cycle advocacy

September 9, 2013

8 pm Wednesday 18th September 2013, Carlton Hotel, Tralee, Kerry

As part of EU Mobility Week the Goethe-Institute Ireland and Cyclist.ie are delighted to welcome Joachim Hochstein to Ireland for a series of talks.

Joachim is Head of the City of Frankfurt cycling office and a seasoned official within the ADFC – one of Europe’s largest cycle advocacy organisations.

He will speak about lessons which Ireland can learn from Frankfurt’s cycling policies and, how the city views the bicycle as a key to the development of a sustainable urban mobility culture.

More info.


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