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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -2°C

# cyclists

This year
Over 900 people have been seriously injured on Irish roads so far this year
The Road Safety Authority’s annual conference gets underway today.
All time
Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.
Workers who walk or cycle to work less likely to be in receipt of illness benefit, new figures show
Those on lower salaries were also more likely to be in receipt of illness benefit.
'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.
Drivers urged to slow down as more cyclists and pedestrians are on the roads
Roads around Ireland are getting busier as Covid-19 restrictions start to ease.
Gardaí catch motorist travelling at 202km/h on Dublin's M50
‘National Slow Down Day’ is taking place from 7am today until 7am tomorrow.
Dublin City Council to reallocate space to allow pedestrians and cyclists to social distance
Loading bays and parking spaces will be removed to create space for people on bikes and on foot.
Call for better cycling infrastructure after research shows 4 in 5 cyclist injuries happen in urban areas
The Road Safety Authority also wants a greater roll-out of 30km/h limits in urban areas.
Gardaí promise response as Dublin cyclists share images after attacks by teens with metal poles
Yaman Umuroğlu and Liam Molloy both shared details of the attacks online last night.
'A pedestrian just hit me': Cyclists express concerns about verbal and physical abuse on Irish roads
Bike activists appeared before an Oireachtas committee today.
Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest
The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.
Six cyclists injured after crash involving vehicle at event in Co Clare
Two cyclists were taken to hospital.
'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.
Cyclists protest outside Dáil to highlight 'need for better infrastructure'
Around 100 bikers took part in the demonstration.
Metrolink construction could close section of Royal Canal cycling Greenway for up to three years
A cycling group has called on the NTA to alter its plans for the Glasnevin Station.
More people are travelling into Dublin city by public transport, but there are fewer cyclists
The annual Canal Cordon Report for 2018 tracks the mode of transport share of people coming into Dublin.
Neil Fox's sister Donna was killed while cycling. He's calling for action from Shane Ross on an overtaking law
A planned new law was abandoned at the start of the year.
'Was your Snapchat worth it?': Emergency brakes used by Luas drivers 550 times this year
People breaking red lights and not paying attention are two of the main reasons for near-misses.
Dublin Bus driver found guilty of careless driving causing the death of cyclist in 2014
Osborn Irabor will be sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on 12 November.
Residents worried about 'high-speed cyclists' on parking protected cycle lanes in Dublin city
The proposed design would see parked cars create a buffer between cyclists and traffic.
Gardaí in Dublin have been clamping down on cars parked in cycle lanes
One garda fined six motorists in 25 minutes.
Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?
Is it time to get tough on motorists who block cycle lanes?
Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points
Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.
Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.
'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”.
New Dublin bus corridor plan: Up to 200 front gardens impacted on some proposed routes
Sixteen new ‘core bus corridors’ are being planned in Dublin.
Motorists urged to be more aware of cyclists this bank holiday weekend
To date in 2018, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads.
Cyclists stage lie-down protest outside Leinster House calling for greater road safety
Four cyclists have died on Irish roads so far this year.
Drivers will soon have to observe a minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists
The new law will require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads with a speed limit under 50 km/h.
Nearly four cyclists are hospitalised in Ireland every day
Fifteen cyclists died in road traffic incidents last year.
Dublin Bus to change 17 bus routes over traffic problems in city centre
This morning, commuters reported that “dozens” of buses were backed up along Dame Street.
The Luas Cross City starts today - but there are concerns for Dublin's cyclists
As Luas tracks have been laid down, significant changes have been made to lanes and traffic flow in certain key areas.
'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year
“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”
Dublin's €20m Liffey Cycleway project rejected by NTA
“We’re five years into this process – it is unacceptable to go back to square one.”
China is clamping down on bike rentals due to on-street 'chaos'
More than three million rental bikes have been placed on Chinese streets.
A Cork cyclist hit by a car last week has died in hospital
The collision happened in Skibbereen.
Someone's been putting these strange anti-cycling posters up in Howth
One cyclist said he was particularly concerned about one poster – in spite of its cartoonish style.
Gardaí want law to force cyclists to wear high-vis vests and helmets
Sergeants and inspectors said they want people to take responsibility for their safety on the roads.
8 things all Dubliners resent about Luas Cross City
There are children in senior infants who are younger than the Luas Cross City works.
Poll: Does more road space need to be given to cycle lanes?
There’s only so much space out there.