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On your bike: Bacik wants more Senators and TDs to cycle to work

The Labour Senator is launching an all-party Oireachtas Cyclists Group at Leinster House today in a bid to get more politicians cycling. Here’s a few pictures of ones who already do…

LABOUR SENATOR IVANA Bacik is launching the Oireachtas Cyclists Group in Dublin today in a bid to get more TDs and Senators to cycle to work.

The all-party group is being launched this morning at Leinster House with the aim of promoting cycling and encouraging TDs and Senators to cycle to work more.

Bacik said in a statement: “During National Bike Week, I announced the launch of an Oireachtas Cyclists group, because we want to emphasise the importance of social influence in encouraging cycling generally.

“It is particularly important that members of the Oireachtas should be seen to encourage greater bicycle use generally by setting a good example.”

The Dublin Cycling Campaign will be on hand to offer training to Oireachtas members on safe cycling at the first meeting this morning.

But if TDs and Senators can’t make it perhaps they could get some tips from these Oireachtas members past and present who have been known to cycle:

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