PLANS FOR a 2,000km national network of cycle paths connecting cities and major town across the Republic have been drafted by the National Roads Authority.
Work on a detailed route for the first “interurban” cycle path from Dublin to Galway began recently and is due to be completed by the end of the year. Continue reading Plan for 2,000km national cycle-path network unveiled
Shortlisted bids for Smarter Travels Areas Stage 1 available
11 areas have been shortlisted to progress to Stage 2 of the Smarter Travel Areas Competition. The 11 areas will now compete to bid for funding of up to €50 million over 5 years to transform them into world class SmarterTravel demonstration zones.
The 11 shortlisted areas are:
- Cork City
- Drimnagh, Dublin City
- Galway Metropolitan Area
- Kilkenny City
- Limerick City & County – Castletroy
- Sandyford and environs
INTERNATIONAL CYCLING EVENT LAUNCHED IN IRELAND
The Sky Ride Etape Hibernia to attract thousands of cyclists to County Clare
Ireland is set to become home to an annual international cycling event organised by the world’s largest sports, entertainment and media company.
IMG today, in partnership with Sky, Fáilte Ireland, Shannon Development, the Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau, Clare County Council, announced details of the country’s first closed road cycle event.
The Sky Ride Etape Hibernia will take place over an 80-mile (approx) course in scenic County Clare on Sunday, August 22nd 2010.
Continue reading Sky Ride Etape Hibernia