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# cyclists - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

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

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

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?

Bicycle engine kits are available but are they legal?

# cyclists - Monday 5 October, 2015

Poll: Do cycling fines improve road safety? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do cycling fines improve road safety?

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

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

# cyclists - Saturday 20 June, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

… 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

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

# cyclists - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

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

# cyclists - Friday 28 November, 2014

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

Introducing: your friendly “neighbourhood greenway.”

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

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

# cyclists - Monday 27 October, 2014

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

8 essential hacks for cyclists in Ireland

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

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

# cyclists - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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

11 things pedestrians really want you to know

Take a walk on the wild side.

# cyclists - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

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

The plan includes the completion of 47 new cycle tracks.

# cyclists - Sunday 1 December, 2013

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# cyclists - Monday 8 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists All We Are Saying This post contains videos

6 ways to heal the rift between motorists and cyclists

Give peace a chance.

# cyclists - Friday 12 October, 2012

‘On yer bike!’ Cycle commuting is on the up in Ireland Cycling This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Saturday

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

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 This post contains a poll

Is Dublin a bike-friendly city?

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

From The Daily Edge Watch: Should there be a traffic law crackdown on cyclists? Vox Pop This post contains a poll This post contains videos

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

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

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.