Cycle death case handling 'may need to change' in UK

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Here's an interesting cycling story that was published on the BBC news website this week. The situation for cyclists is quite similar here in Ireland...

Cycling Safety Advice from the RSA

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Cycling is a common means of transport in Ireland. But cyclists are also a vulnerable category of road user. Every year there are several cycling fatalities on Irish roads and countless collisions...

GREAT DUBLIN BIKE RIDE 2015

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The Irish Sports Council, in conjunction with Cycling Ireland has teamed up with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin City Council and Healthy Ireland for the Great Dublin Bike Ride

Resistance to proposals to reduce traffic lanes in Dublin for cycle path

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Cars will will be restricted to one lane of traffic each way on a main Dublin thoroughfare, while over 60 trees will be uprooted on another street to make way for a new cycle lane.

UK Gov Gives £94m to Promote Cycling in England

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A number of English cities and national parks are to share a £94m cash injection to promote cycling. Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford and Norwich...

Dempsey releases a draft cycle design manual, for public consultation

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As part of the Government's new National Cycle Policy Framework, the Minister for Transport, Noel Dempsey TD, announced today, a public consultation process on new guidelines for cycle design in Ireland...

SMARTER TRAVEL A Sustainable Transport Future

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The Irish Government launched 'Smarter Travel' yesterday A Sustainable Transport Future. This is Government's action plan to free our towns and cities from choking traffic congestion, slash CO2 emissions and help car based commuters to leave their cars at home...

NEW CYCLING CAMPAIGN LOBBY GROUP

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The seven Irish cyclist advocacy groups have combined to form a new lobbying body called 'Cyclist.ie' to raise the profile of cyclist issues and campaign for action...

Cyclists ask Minister for rethink on policy

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Irish cyclists reps met the Minister for Transport Martin Cullen TD on Wednesday (14/12/05) to call for a major rethink on current policy.

NO PROBLEMS FOR AIKEN IN TYMON PARK

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Roger Aiken showed strong form in advance of the defence of his national cyclo cross title in early January when he was the clear winner of the Tymon Park Classic cross race near Tallaght yesterday...