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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Bike

Last year
# Richard O'Donoghue
Eamon Ryan rejects TD's claim that he had his bike driven to Limerick just for a photo op
In his response, the minister said that he doesn’t have a state car or a state driver.
All time
# Bike theft
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.
# Saddle up
Stationless bike hire scheme launched in Dublin with 200 bikes hitting the streets right away
Irish firms Urbo and BleeperBike will operate the scheme.
# Phileas Fogg
Scottish man cycles around world in 79 days, setting new world record
Mark Beaumont smashed the previous record of 123 days.
# Dublin
Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene
Justin Murray pleaded guilty to taking the money from the Ballymun church.
# Cycling
Tributes paid to 'much loved' school principal killed following collision with car
Pádraic Carney was involved in an accident in Rathfarnham yesterday morning.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Do you ever cycle?
Give it to us straight. Honest answers only.
# on yer snot
Kendall Jenner snotted herself on a bike so of course her sister Khloe put it on Instagram
# newtown industrial estate
Gardaí searching for man after Dublin armed robbery
He threatened staff and demanded money in last night’s incident.
# Blessed Virgin
Billionaire Richard Branson thought he was going to die after falling off his bike
He shared photos of his injuries today.
# sponsored by an post
7 gorgeous places in Ireland that are best viewed on a bike
From the Ring of Kerry to the Phoenix Park, here’s why you need to get on your bike.
# whoops
This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike
He described it as “the biggest mistake I ever made”.
# bike girl
Here's what happens when there's a topless photo shoot on a Dublin street
We love you Bike Girl, we do…
# ah lads
Irishman cycles 30,000km around world, bike is stolen in Carrick-on-Shannon
Breifne Earley won the World Cycle Race in July.
# London
Teenager who stabbed 15-year-old over bike found guilty of murder
Alan Cartwright was out cycling with friends when he was attacked.
# slippy roads
A lucky escape: This Dublin cyclist's helmet was split in three places in a crash
Let’s be careful out there…
# mcbike
McDonalds' new bike-friendly packaging is every cyclist's dream
It’s finally time to be taken seriously at drive-thrus.
# freewheeling
Pictures: Naked bike riders take to the streets of Cork to call for action on climate change
Some of them cheated a little.
# i want to ride my bicycle
Planning to get your bike out for the bright evenings? You should probably read this
Cyclists are most likely to be injured from May to September.
# Coolock
Appeal for witnesses after cyclist critically injured in north Dublin
The crash took place on the Malahide Road.
# Shooting
Police renew appeal one year after man shot dead while walking his dogs
Kevin Kearney’s body was discovered in a lake last year.
# So Close
Kid attempts bicycle jump, fails miserably
He had it all set up and everything!
# pedaling ahead
Bike theft could be a thing of the past...
… thanks to an ingenious locking system that uses the bicycle’s frame as part of the lock.
# holiday over
Man on motorbike tour of Europe had bike stolen and thrown into river in Cork
He had planned to ride to the Ring of Kerry the next day.
# the ride
Guy sells his bike on Gumtree... with his ex-girlfriends number thrown in
Not bitter in the slightest, this one.
# look mum
One-armed cyclist fined for riding bike with one arm
German police have been forced to apologise for the incident.
# doagh
Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van
It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.
# good cause
Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.
# Vroom vroom
Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike
Several dozen riders will take a 30-city US tour to drive the bikes and provide feedback.
# Ride On
This goat getting a backer on its owner's bike is the greatest thing you'll see today
They see us rollin’, they hatin’.
# gnarly
This Meath bike advert is the most badass bike advert in the world
Or at least, from Meath.
# high nelly
The first Irish-made bike in 40 years is being sent to... Barack Obama
The popularity of the High Nelly bike has seen a resurgence thanks to a Co Limerick company.
# On Yer Bike
First new Dublin Bikes stations launched, part of €35 million expansion
The expansion will create 58 new stations and bring the total number of bikes to 1,500 by the middle of 2014.
# Watch Out
Watch this little boy on a bike crash straight into a tree
While his father laughs and records it. For shame.
# Investigation
PSNI investigating Kevin Kearney’s murder appeal for information about BMX bike
Kevin Kearney’s body was found in a lake at Alexandra Park one day after he had been shot.
# i want to ride my bicycle
Good Samaritan buys student new bike after spotting angry note to thief
All’s well that ends well.
# the bicycle thieves
Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre
This demonstrates just how easy it is.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Coffee robots, Angry Birds in cars and tracking wine like terrorists
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# On Yer Bike
Coke Zero to sponsor Cork, Limerick and Galway bike schemes
Public Transport Minister Alan Kelly gave all the details this morning.
# Genius
Man invents bike that pops bubble wrap as you cycle