Cycling to boom across Munster as commuting habits change in response to COVID-19, according to new research by One4all

55% of working adults in Munster are open to changing their commuting habits, with 57% willing to trial cycling post COVID-19 ·        81% of Munster workers are still concerned about using public transport to commute to work ·        Nearly 9 in 10 (88%) working adults from Munster agreed that a bike is a worthwhile investment ·        85% of […]

Suir Blueway Tipperary Officially Launched

Official launch of 53km of walking, cycling and watersports trails €5.6m invested in new recreational resource for tourists and local communities Tipperary County Council has officially unveiled Suir Blueway Tipperary – the culmination of nearly seven years of planning and implementation which has seen an investment of more than €5.6m to develop this tourism route […]

Disappointment at Council’s rejection of Thurles to Clonmel Greenway motions

  The Tipperary Greenway Campaign Group has expressed it’s disappointment at the reaction by Tipperary County Council to motions put forward by Councillors Jim Ryan and Pat English. A statement from the campaign group said:- “Naturally, we are very disappointed by Tipperary County Council’s decision not to explore the potential of the Thurles to Clonmel […]

Employees Cycling To Work Often Left Without Shower Facilities

According to new research by One4all, bike to work schemes are proving popular with Munster companies – 29% say their employers provide such a programme. However, just 19% say that employers provide shower facilities for those who cycle or run to work. Additionally, only 30% provide a secure bike area for employees who cycle. Almost […]

2016 Tour de Munster Raises €285k For DSI

Since its inception 16 years ago, Tour de Munster has gone from strength to strength. This year alone the charity cycle has raised €285,655.37 for its beneficiary, the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland (DSI). This is the 7th successive year that DSI has benefited from the popular charity cycle.   This incredible sum was presented […]

Pieta 100 cycle comes to Tipperary and Offaly this Sunday

THE PIETA 100 charity cycle takes place at nine venues nationwide this Sunday, including Tipperary and Offaly. It gets underway at 9am from the County Arms Hotel in Birr, Co Offaly. Photographers and reporters are welcome to come along on Sunday morning. After a successful debut last year, the Pieta 100 has expanded from three […]

Jack And Jill Kilkenny Cycle To Be Held On 17th September

Organised in association with Gorey Cycling Club, the Jack & Jill Kilkenny Cycle is a fully insured and Cycling Ireland approved event, with 2 routes open to participants – 66 kilometres and 100 kilometres – both of which start and finish at O’Loughlin Gaels GAA grounds on Saturday, 17thSeptember. Goodie bags will be handed out […]

Take Part In The 21st Trip to Tipp 2016

Why not get out the bike and join The 21st Annual Trip To Tipp as they take to the roads of Tipperary in memory of Lorraine Shanahan and John and Dorothy Murphy.  The event will be taking place on Sunday 7th August, in aid of the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, from the […]

Borrisoleigh Track-Attack – Superhuman Effort from Trevor

On Saturday afternoon last, Trevor Groome along with Barry Meehan, Davy Cullen and Pat Healy set out from Mizen Head in Co Cork with a view to cycling to Malin Head in Co Donegal in a 24 hour challenge. It’s a trek that many would fail to complete in a car due to the fatigue […]

24 Hour Cycling Challenge for Borrisoleigh Man – Mizen to Malin for Track-Attack Club

On Saturday next the 18th of June, Borrisoleigh man Trevor Groome will attempt a sporting challenge that could only be tried by a rare breed of competitor. At 3pm on Saturday as part of a fundraiser for our Track-Attack Club, he will rotate the pedals of his bike at Mizen Head at the foot of […]

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