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# cyclists - Monday 3 October, 2016

"I said to her that look, you're mad cycling in the city... it's a death trap and she said ‘no, it's cycle-lanes the whole way'"
# Donna Fox
# Donna Fox

"I said to her that look, you're mad cycling in the city... it's a death trap and she said ‘no, it's cycle-lanes the whole way'"

Oct 3rd 2016, 11:35 PM 20,064 Views 19 Comments

The father of a woman who died while cycling through Dublin has spoken out about her death.

# cyclists - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Brother of cyclist killed in collision pays tribute to sister at Dublin protest
# Action On Cycling
# Action On Cycling

Brother of cyclist killed in collision pays tribute to sister at Dublin protest

Sep 21st 2016, 9:09 PM 23,413 Views 31 Comments

Today, a group of cyclists called on the Transport Minister Shane Ross to increase funding for cycling and walking.

# cyclists - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Cyclists presenting to Emergency Departments after crashing while taking photos
# Injuries
# Injuries

Cyclists presenting to Emergency Departments after crashing while taking photos

Jun 19th 2016, 8:30 AM 22,103 Views 49 Comments

During one year at St Vincent’s, 534 cyclists presented to the Emergency Department with injuries.

# cyclists - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Can you just put an engine on your bike?
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Can you just put an engine on your bike?

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:02 AM 35,556 Views 40 Comments

Bicycle engine kits are available but are they legal?

# cyclists - Monday 5 October, 2015

Poll: Do cycling fines improve road safety?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do cycling fines improve road safety?

Oct 5th 2015, 8:30 PM 17,574 Views 118 Comments

Four people a day are being fined for cycling offences – most for breaking red lights.

# cyclists - Monday 10 August, 2015

Cyclist dies in hospital after crash in Galway
# Roads
# Roads

Cyclist dies in hospital after crash in Galway

Aug 10th 2015, 8:01 AM 18,228 Views 4 Comments

The man was airlifted to hospital last Thursday with head injuries.

# cyclists - Saturday 20 June, 2015

McDonalds' new bike-friendly packaging is every cyclist's dream
# Mcbike
From The Daily Edge
# Mcbike

McDonalds' new bike-friendly packaging is every cyclist's dream

Jun 20th 2015, 4:59 PM 7,059 Views 4 Comments

It’s finally time to be taken seriously at drive-thrus.

# cyclists - Monday 15 June, 2015

Cyclists and truck drivers are being told to look out for each other to stop road deaths
# Danger Zone
# Danger Zone

Cyclists and truck drivers are being told to look out for each other to stop road deaths

Jun 15th 2015, 10:57 AM 6,260 Views 95 Comments

54 vulnerable road users have been killed by trucks since 2007.

# cyclists - Monday 8 June, 2015

Cyclists hold vigil for woman killed by lorry by lying on the road with their bikes
# RIP
# RIP

Cyclists hold vigil for woman killed by lorry by lying on the road with their bikes

Jun 8th 2015, 10:30 PM 17,725 Views 45 Comments

Ester Hartsilver is the fifth woman to be killed while cycling in London this year.

# cyclists - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Dublin is not as cycle-friendly as it used to be
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

Dublin is not as cycle-friendly as it used to be

Jun 2nd 2015, 4:54 PM 13,478 Views 79 Comments

The index said Dublin seems to have “slipped into apathy” in the last two years. Ouch.

# cyclists - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Why cycling around Dublin is 'like a Ben-Hur racing track'
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle
# I Want To Ride My Bicycle

Why cycling around Dublin is 'like a Ben-Hur racing track'

Feb 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,907 Views 62 Comments

Eamon Ryan thinks we’ve work to do when it comes to accommodating cyclists in the capital.

# cyclists - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes
# I Like To Ride My
# I Like To Ride My

Dublin's quays could be getting segregated cycle lanes

Feb 11th 2015, 9:05 PM 16,918 Views 83 Comments

… but it might mean less room for traffic.

# cyclists - Friday 19 December, 2014

A 72-year-old cyclist was killed in a car crash this morning
# Road Death
# Road Death

A 72-year-old cyclist was killed in a car crash this morning

Dec 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 11,791 Views 17 Comments

The incident occured at Lehinch, Co Tipperary, near the Galway border.

# cyclists - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Cyclists beware: Vaguely threatening sign spotted in Dublin
# Warning You
From The Daily Edge
# Warning You

Cyclists beware: Vaguely threatening sign spotted in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2014, 4:58 PM 4,026 Views 1 Comment

It’s a dead cert.

# cyclists - Friday 28 November, 2014

This politician wants a Portland-style bike route through south Dublin
# Man With A Plan
# Man With A Plan

This politician wants a Portland-style bike route through south Dublin

Nov 28th 2014, 8:35 PM 15,406 Views 12 Comments

Introducing: your friendly “neighbourhood greenway.”

The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

The number of cyclists killed on Irish roads has doubled this year

Nov 28th 2014, 6:44 AM 8,688 Views 59 Comments

A woman who was struck by a bus in Dublin died last week.

# cyclists - Monday 27 October, 2014

8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland
# Cycling Hacks
From The Daily Edge
# Cycling Hacks

8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland

Oct 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 35,733 Views 34 Comments

Spoiler: the ‘ass saver’ will change your life.

# cyclists - Friday 27 June, 2014

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays
# Good Samaritan
# Good Samaritan

Opinion: A story of a good bus driver and a cyclist on Dublin's quays

Jun 27th 2014, 1:00 PM 129 Views 27 Comments

After I was hit by a driver on the quays, I was overwhelmed by the kindness of strangers.

# cyclists - Thursday 15 May, 2014

11 things pedestrians really want you to know
# Cross Walk
From The Daily Edge
# Cross Walk

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

May 15th 2014, 12:56 PM 23,282 Views 54 Comments

Take a walk on the wild side.

# cyclists - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
# Be Safe
# Be Safe

Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland

Apr 1st 2014, 10:45 AM 5,485 Views 45 Comments

The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

# cyclists - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

€32.5 million to be spent on Greater Dublin transport projects
# SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT
# SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT

€32.5 million to be spent on Greater Dublin transport projects

Jan 14th 2014, 5:27 PM 12,051 Views 56 Comments

The plan includes the completion of 47 new cycle tracks.

# cyclists - Sunday 1 December, 2013

London cyclists hold 'die-in' protest over road deaths
# Safety
# Safety

London cyclists hold 'die-in' protest over road deaths

Dec 1st 2013, 6:58 PM 22,282 Views 103 Comments

The protest was calling for action for an improvement to road safety in the UK capital.

# cyclists - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jul 20th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,219 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our roundup of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# cyclists - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Poll: Should cyclists be fined for breaking the rules of the road?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should cyclists be fined for breaking the rules of the road?

Jul 18th 2013, 11:15 AM 20,215 Views 323 Comments

The Government is going to bring in on-the-spot fines for cyclists who break red lights or cycle on footpaths. Good idea? Bad idea?

Cyclists to face fines for breaking red lights and using footpaths
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Cyclists to face fines for breaking red lights and using footpaths

Jul 18th 2013, 11:12 AM 7,879 Views 99 Comments

Cyclists could be fined a minimum of €50 for breaking road safety rules under new regulations to be introduced next year.

# cyclists - Monday 8 July, 2013

6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists
# All We Are Saying
From The Daily Edge
# All We Are Saying

6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists

Jul 8th 2013, 6:00 PM 12,105 Views 97 Comments

Give peace a chance.

# cyclists - Friday 12 October, 2012

‘On yer bike!’ Cycle commuting is on the up in Ireland
# Cycling
# Cycling

‘On yer bike!’ Cycle commuting is on the up in Ireland

Oct 12th 2012, 1:37 PM 6,572 Views 64 Comments

Cycle commuting in some of Ireland’s cities has increased by a third since 2006.

# cyclists - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads
# Dublin
# Dublin

VIDEOS: Gardaí release dramatic footage of near-misses on Dublin's roads

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:30 PM 36,286 Views 122 Comments

Gardaí are releasing the footage in a bid to reduce the number of casualties on Dublin’s roads.

# cyclists - Monday 1 October, 2012

Gardaí: 'Vulnerable' users are involved in most serious road accidents in Dublin
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí: 'Vulnerable' users are involved in most serious road accidents in Dublin

Oct 1st 2012, 4:18 PM 10,417 Views 71 Comments

The National Transport Authority is set to give out 7500 sets of lights to cyclists in a bid to stop serious accidents on the capital’s roads.

# cyclists - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Cyclist dies after Wexford road collision
# Roads
# Roads

Cyclist dies after Wexford road collision

Jun 5th 2012, 10:02 PM 6,506 Views 9 Comments

A 46-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl were hit by a 4×4 earlier this evening with the woman later dying in hospital.

# cyclists - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Poll: Should rule-breaking cyclists be fined on the spot?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should rule-breaking cyclists be fined on the spot?

Feb 28th 2012, 10:53 AM 7,464 Views 155 Comments

A TD has said bicycle users who use pavements and break red lights should be handed immediate fines. Do you agree?

Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD
# Cyclists
# Cyclists

Cyclists should face on-the-spot fines for rule breaking - TD

Feb 28th 2012, 10:05 AM 2,846 Views 40 Comments

A cycling group has backed Kevin Humphreys’ call for better enforcement, but said there could be difficulties in practice.

# cyclists - Monday 16 January, 2012

One in eight drivers admit to collision or 'near miss' with cyclists
# Motoring
# Motoring

One in eight drivers admit to collision or 'near miss' with cyclists

Jan 16th 2012, 10:16 AM 1,941 Views 36 Comments

A survey by AA Motor Insurance finds that 12 per cent of motorists have (almost) had run-ins with cyclists in the last two years.

# cyclists - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan
# Pedestrians
# Pedestrians

Pedestrians to have priority over cars in new Dublin plan

Jan 4th 2012, 11:05 AM 5,732 Views 35 Comments

A new report proposes a “pedestrian-friendly city” in which through vehicle traffic would be “actively discouraged”.

# cyclists - Saturday 17 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Dec 17th 2011, 7:56 PM 5,654 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Government support nosedives in new poll; the truth about Christmas shopping; and the year’s most annoying words…

Campaign launched after Dublin axes only cycling officer
# Cycling
# Cycling

Campaign launched after Dublin axes only cycling officer

Dec 17th 2011, 2:17 PM 4,796 Views 17 Comments

The public are being urged to contact councillors and TDs, after funding was ended for the advocacy role.

# cyclists - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Is Dublin a bike-friendly city?
# Cyclists
# Cyclists

Is Dublin a bike-friendly city?

Sep 20th 2011, 3:50 PM 3,621 Views 37 Comments

A new survey says that Dublin is the ninth most bike-friendly city in the world. But not everyone agrees. What do you think?

# cyclists - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Watch: Should there be a traffic law crackdown on cyclists?
# Vox Pop
From The Daily Edge
# Vox Pop

Watch: Should there be a traffic law crackdown on cyclists?

Aug 4th 2011, 3:52 PM 1,360 Views 41 Comments

Victimised on the roads or taking liberties with the law? The behaviour of those on two wheels is discussed in this video vox pop (you can have your say at the end too…)

# cyclists - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Ireland one of best in EU at reducing deaths of pedestrians

May 11th 2011, 11:38 AM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

The country sees a decrease in the deaths of the most vulnerable users of the road – but EU-wide report shows that motorcyclists still hugely at risk.