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# bicycle - Sunday 5 January, 2020

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved

There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.

# bicycle - Monday 25 June, 2018

'I can't say Dublin's safe for cyclists': Ministers want crackdown on drivers parking in cycle lanes

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said current regulation around cycle lanes was “light touch”.

# bicycle - Monday 5 February, 2018

Boy (14) in serious condition after hit-and-run in Tallaght

He was on a bicycle at the time of the incident.

# bicycle - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Suspect arrested after four people stabbed in Munich knife attack

A detained suspect “very strongly resembles” the perpetrator of the attacks, according to the Munich police.

# bicycle - Monday 18 September, 2017

Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record

Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.

# bicycle - Monday 21 August, 2017

From nursing home to the seaside - by rickshaw

Residents of Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Dublin are being taken on afternoon trips by volunteers.

# bicycle - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Cyclist escapes with her life after truck crushes her bike

The incident happened at the corner of Summerhill Parade at 8.45am.

# bicycle - Friday 24 June, 2016

Warning after electric bike battery goes on fire inside house

It was charging overnight – thankfully a smoke alarm alerted the household.

# bicycle - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Irishman cycles 30,000km around world, bike is stolen in Carrick-on-Shannon

Breifne Earley won the World Cycle Race in July.

# bicycle - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder

Alan Cartwright was out cycling with friends when he was attacked.

# bicycle - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Dublin's cyclists are about to have a new person on their side

The council has been granted permission to appoint a cycling officer.

# bicycle - Monday 11 May, 2015

Man charged after gunman shoots another man from a bicycle in Limerick

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon.

# bicycle - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Eamon Ryan's beloved bike has been stolen Crime This post contains videos

Eamon Ryan's beloved bike has been stolen

The Green Party leader’s bike was taken from outside the party’s offices yesterday.

# bicycle - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes

… but it might mean less room for traffic.

# bicycle - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The42 It took a bicycle kick to end this mad goal-mouth scramble after the bar was hit THREE times Schemozzle This post contains videos

# bicycle - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Dublin Bikes scheme signs €2 million sponsorship deal with Coke Zero

But not everyone is happy about it.

# bicycle - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Dublin City Council plans to open new bike lane on North Quays

The Lord Mayor of Dublin thinks the plan would be a “disaster”.

# bicycle - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

'I'll run you over': Dublin Bus probes driver-cyclist row

A video of the incident shows the bus veering into a cycle lane on Arran Quay in Dublin, beside a cyclist and a subsequent confrontation.

# bicycle - Friday 11 April, 2014

These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area

Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.

# bicycle - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Foolproof way to deal with the problem of slow walkers Out Of The Way

# bicycle - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man with seven-week-long erection treated at Dublin hospital

A fall onto the handle bars of a mountain bike began an erection which lasted for seven weeks.

# bicycle - Friday 10 January, 2014

Students invent 'Bike Radar' to help prevent cyclists getting knocked down

Three students from Cork invented the device, which detects vehicles within 10 feet of a bike.

# bicycle - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Smart wheel turns bicycles into electric-hybrid vehicle

The Copenhagen Wheel can be attached to any bike and can monitor how hard a cyclist is pedalling and give them a boost when needed.

# bicycle - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Plans launched for major cycle network in Greater Dublin Area

The National Tarnsport Authority has encouraged public to review the plans and get involved in the consultation process.

# bicycle - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Canadian woman steals back stolen bicycle

“Was it smart? Probably not. Was it badass as all hell? Damn straight!” said one commenter.

# bicycle - Monday 19 August, 2013

Limerick bike scheme to be launched next autumn

The scheme is styled on the Dublin Bikes Scheme, which has recorded over three million journeys since its launch.

# bicycle - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 12 worst things about being a cyclist Vicious Cycle

The 12 worst things about being a cyclist


# bicycle - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Use of helmets on Dublinbikes 'would not be possible to enforce'

Following the death of a student using a Dublinbike last year, the coroner had recommended the council make helmets available to hire with the scheme.

# bicycle - Saturday 11 May, 2013

With over 5 million journeys made so far, Dublinbikes scheme set for expansion

Twenty-nine new jobs will be created by the expansion.

# bicycle - Monday 21 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: The best falling-off-a-bicycle video you’ll see today Careful Now This post contains videos

WATCH: The best falling-off-a-bicycle video you’ll see today

Or ever. “We’re cycling at the moment, see?”

# bicycle - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one... Conscience Crisis

Did your bike get robbed? This person wants to return one...

“This is not a joke, I really want to give this bike back. I’m not a scumbag.”

# bicycle - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident Plebgate This post contains videos

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

# bicycle - Sunday 2 December, 2012

What do you do with your old bicycle?

This is what: New scheme sees old bikes refurbished for resale with profits going to employment and training schemes.

# bicycle - Friday 14 September, 2012

On your bike: Leo wants to build a cycle lane from Galway to Dublin

Good news, cyclists: Leo Varadkar is proposing Ireland’s first cross-country cycle route.

# bicycle - Thursday 7 June, 2012

€7m investment for cycle routes across the country

Sixteen projects are due to be completed in the next few years, with both off-road and on-road routes.

# bicycle - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

New York City to launch public bike share scheme this summer

The city’s awaited bike scheme, launching this summer, will provide a “new, affordable, 24/7 transportation option for New Yorkers” according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# bicycle - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day What The... This post contains images

GALLERY: Mean lamppost-related bike prank of the day

We don’t know how it was done, but either way, the owner of this bike in Dublin city centre will be walking home tonight…

# bicycle - Monday 29 August, 2011

Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork

Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.