European Commission Road Safety Workshop

Participants were asked to answer three questions proposed by
the Commission, on 27th November 2015.

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) asked its member organisations to respond. is the member for Ireland of the ECF. Our views are represented in this submission to the EU Commission.

  1. What further commitments/initiatives can your organisation make to contribute to the reduction of serious road traffic crashes?
  2. How could your organisation contribute to further raise awareness of local authorities about required action for urban road safety?
  3. How can the Commission support such efforts?

Some responses

Great Southern Greenway

Today (Saturday 7th Oct) marked the 25th anniversary of Great Southern Trail (GST); the occasion was marked by a gathering at the Desmond Complex in Newcastle West, at which a video was shown of the history of the development of the trail, followed by a walk along the trail itself. The trail currently extends from Rathkeale to the Kerry border beyond Abbeyfeale.

The Limerick mayor, Liam Galvin, announced that Limerick Council were officially taking over the trail from the GST congratulates Liam O’Mahony and all the GST team on their work bringing this project to fruition

It is hoped that the trail can eventually be developed to reach Limerick City, to the east and Listowel, to the West, giving west Limerick and north Kerry a fantastic facility

Links: GST and Facebook