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2015 was the deadliest year for environmentalist

20th of May, 2016 A hundred and eighty five activists, or one every two days, have been murdered all over the world in the past year. Today a report from the NGO Global Witness was published, announcing that 2015 had been the deadliest year for environmentalists. As the …

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Save the Liffey cycle route – Keep it on the Quays

Proposals to outline a segregated cycle path along the Liffey quays from the Phoenix Park to Dublin docks are to be significantly altered. Dublin City Council have been working on these plans since 2012, but is now planning for the cycle lanes to be located away from the quays and onto back streets for the first quarter of the route. The originally planned section provided a small part of the riverside that gave a safe and attractive cycle route for the north and south quays. Cycling campaigners have highlighted how redirecting this route into Smithfield will detract from the route and will leave many cyclists and other objectors dissatisfied.

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Ten activities/events for bike week

Bike Week is a celebration and promotion of all that’s great about bikes and cycling. Held between the 11th and 19th of June with bike themed events organised by local authorities, community groups and cycling groups throughout Ireland. From free bike checks, fun cycles, lunchtime city rides, heritage cycles, electric bike races, school cycling events, bike festivals, road races and much more. There’s something for every age and ability. Join the fun at this year’s Bike Week. Where will your bike take you? Here is ten activities/events that coincide with bike week.