Cyclist.ie’s Rural Cycling Collective is embarking on a year long ‘Rothar Rides’ promotion, aimed at getting individuals and groups out exploring rural Ireland to discover the best ways to get from A to B. Over the year the group hopes to gather suggestions to form a network of cycling routes, map them with GPS on … Continue reading Rothar Rides
Cyclist.ie now has 35 member groups and our network of volunteers is growing rapidly. For many years, our groups have participated in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in our cities, towns and smaller villages. This goes way back to the mid/late 1990s when Dublin Cycling Campaign first took to the streets in Dublin’s parade. In … Continue reading Cyclist.ie Countrywide Presence in St. Patrick’s Day Parade
As we launch ourselves into another year’s campaigning, we have taken some time to reflect on the breadth and depth of advocacy work that Cyclist.ie carried out last year. In this article, we look back on 2022 through the frame of our 2021-26 Cyclist.ie Strategy (with our six strategic aims shown below) and consider how … Continue reading Reflecting on Cyclist.ie’s Work in 2022 and Looking Ahead to 2023
Bike Week 2022 was another action-packed one for Cyclist.ie’s groups countrywide. Local groups organised a wonderful array of events for all ages and abilities. The incredibly diverse events enabled newbies and existing cyclists to gain more confidence, find new routes and make new friends. A credit to all of the groups for all of their … Continue reading Bike Week 2022 – Cyclist.ie Highlights
Hurray! Bike Week 2022 has now started and it runs from Sat 14 to Sun 22 May. Cyclist.ie’s member groups are running some really fabulous events countrywide and in this article here we give you a flavour of just some of the events happening. Note that the header image above is from the beautiful poster … Continue reading bike week 2022
Last September (2020) the Cyclist.ie Rural Cycling Collective officially launched our Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland with the 8 priorities which we believe will enable more people in rural Ireland to cycle more often for everyday journeys. Since we launched the Vision we are pleased to see changes have been made, linking to each … Continue reading Our ‘Vision for Cycling in Rural Ireland’ Gains Momentum
In this article, Wendy Bond from Bike Friendly Bandon fills us in on how the new group came into being in 2020 and gives us a flavour of some of their aims and activities. Bike Friendly Bandon started really during the first lockdown, and the idea came from Lucy Finnegan, who cajoled others to get … Continue reading BIKE FRIENDLY BANDON – A BRAND NEW GROUP!