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It’s European Car Free Day!

European Mobility Week

About:

As part of the celebrations across European cities for “In Town Without My Car” Day, each of the four cities, (Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway) will set up dedicated traffic-free space or Cycle Hubs in the city centre to celebrate the many thousands of persons who choose to cycle in our cities, especially for commuting to work or education.  

 

Cycle Hub Details:

−        Time: 12:00-15:00

−        Date: 22.09.16

−        Location: Bedford Row, Limerick

 

What to expect:

−        Coca Cola Zero bike FREE membership promotion by An Rothar Nua

−        A FREE pop-up cycle café by An Rothar Nua

−        Bike safety information from RSA/An Garda Síochána

−        FREE minor bicycle repairs at the  ‘Bicycle Repair Day’ by Limerick Smarter Travel

−        Public workshop on the Limerick Urban Centre Revitalisation – O’Connell Street by Limerick City and County Council

−        Travel Information Tent by Limerick Smarter Travel

And don’t forget cycle a Coke-Zero Bike in Limerick today for your chance to win a €500 bicycle voucher.

 

Celebrating our Cyclists

The numbers of persons choosing to cycle is growing every year.  The four Irish cities are delighted to celebrate and recognise our daily cyclists, and their positive choice for accessing the city. In particular, the public bikes schemes, all sponsored by Coca-Cola Zero, have had a significant impact on the cities.  Across the four cities, these bike systems collectively carry approximately 13,000 daily trips. This represents a significant element in our overall cycling numbers, and in our cities’ transport mix.

 

Coca-Cola Zero Bikes

As part of the day, Coca-Cola Zero will have a series of pop-up cycle cafés at locations in the four cities, where cyclists will be able to enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Across the three cities of Cork, Limerick and Galway, membership stands at just under 13,000. However, nearly 14% of those members have yet to rent a bicycle. So, to celebrate our regular users, to encourage our non-users, and to attract new users, the National Transport Authority is promoting the Coca-Cola Zero Bike Scheme today.

Coca-Cola Zero will be rewarding and refreshing users of the Coca-Cola Zero-sponsored public bike schemes in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway who leave the car behind on 22nd September. Cycle-In Cafés will ‘pop-up’ on the streets of these four cities, where scheme users can pull in to enjoy some pastries, sandwiches and refreshments without ever leaving their bike. Coca-Cola Zero has also arranged for some surprise goodies which will be found in the baskets of the bikes on the day.

“We are delighted to be celebrating with all those who choose to leave the car behind and head into Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway on a bike. There is no more convenient way to introduce cycling into your routine than through the fantastic public bikes schemes, which are sponsored by Coca-Cola Zero.

“Car-free day on Thursday 22nd September is important because it appeals to a wide audience. We are calling on everyone to take part, and look forward to welcoming both new and regular cyclists to our Cycle-In Cafés for some refreshments,” said Aoife Nagle, Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola Ireland.

 

Expansion of Galway Bike Scheme

The NTA is also delighted to announce that the Galway Scheme will be expanded, with the construction of nine (9) new stations expected to be substantially complete by the end of 2016. The expansion includes three stations across the NUIG campus, as well as the first station intended to service the waterfront area, at Nimmo’s Pier. Details of the expansion will be provided at the Galway Cycle Hub.

  

Further Information:

 

Contact National Transport Authority

Sara Morris

Email: sara.morris@nationaltransport.ie

Call: 01- 879 8346

 

Contact Coca-Cola:

Aoife Nagle Marketing Manager

Email: anagle@coca-cola.com

Call:  01-669-4229

 

Contact Limerick City & County Council:

Miriam O’Donoghue

Call: (061) 407429

Email: miriam.odonoghue@limerick.ie

Park-up & picnic!

National Culture Night

Come enjoy great coffee, food, atmosphere and debate! A FREE Culture Night event.

 

While out and about experiencing the diverse array of arts and cultural activities in Limerick, why not take a few minutes to park up, relax and enjoy a nibble and a natter opposite The Canteen on Mallow Street. 

This evening will be celebrating café culture at its very best, as well as unveiling an example of a park and picnic pod or parklet, specifically designed to support sustainable urban communities in our city. Have your say!

 

 

For further information click here

 

Accept your event invite today: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/936568119804726/

Ladies, get cycling once again!

Beginner Cycling Training for Women

About:

Are you a woman with very basic cycling skills who wants to improve your confidence and fitness while cycling on the road? This NEW beginner cycling training for women maybe right for you. Find out more and book your place today!

 

Details:

Times: Morning Session 09.30-11:30 or Evening Session 18:00 to 19.30
Dates: Tuesday 05.09.16, Tuesday 12.09.16, Tuesday 19.09.16, Tuesday 26.09.16, Tuesday 03.10.16, Tuesday 10.10.16 

Location: Castletroy, Limerick 

Needed: Please bring your bicycle and bicycle helmet to each session.

 

Further Information: 

For more details search 'Beginner Cycling Training for Women' on this website or click here.

 

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Experience Pedal Power!

Pedal Power!

Heritage Week 2016 is here!

Heritage Week, Ireland’s annual celebration of our built, natural and cultural heritage, will take place from 20 to 28 August. Ireland’s most popular cultural event with over 1,800 events, large and small, planned across the country.  

 

About the Pedal Power event:

This is a family-friendly tour with a difference - experience the power of the organs, hear long-lost stories from local people at each historic place, see the city like you've possibly never seen it before! Once your finishe come join in the celebrations with some FREE ice cream!

 

Further information and a map of the the Pedal Power! heritage tours are available on this website, simply search Pedal Power! or click here.

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