Cycling Training

Manager: Lise-Ann Sheahan


If you, your friends or your family require some support, to learn how to ride a bicycle, or to become a more confident cyclist please click on the links below for further information on where to get the relevant training.


Cycle Training:


Cycle training for children (at school)

Schools interested in running the Cycling Safety & Skills Programme for their pupils can contact:

  • Contact: Karen Butler, Limerick City and County Council

Call: 069 641 29 or 061 333600 and quote 'the safe cycling programme'



  • Contact: Rory Mc Dermott,  Limerick City and County Council

Call: 061 496453 or 061 496575 and quote 'the safe cycling programme'




In 2014 Cycling Safety & Skills Programme was delivered in County Limerick by:

  • Cycle Safety School Mid-West

Contact: John Clancy
Call: 087 696 6903
Call: 061 353 233

  • Safer Cycling Initiative

Contact: Liam Collins
Call: 087 904 2970
Call: 087 253 7653 


Schools interested in running their own programme can contact operators such as:

Lets Get Healthy - The Safe Cycling Programme (download their brochure below) 

Contact: Donal Jacob @ Lets Get Healthy

Call: 086 129 2724



Cycle training for children (outside of school)

Parents interested in finding a place on a cycling training course for their child can contact:

  • Contact: Heather Boyle @ Cycling Ireland

Website: Sproket Rocket, run by Cycling Ireland 




Cycle training for children and adults 

Based in Ballina/Killaloe, Co. Tipperary, Cycle Training Ireland provides a broad range of cycle training services to all age groups. Cycle Training Ireland, which is still in its infancy, grew out of the belief that all children should be taught the basics of safe cycling and bike maintenance. For further details contact:

  • Contact: Cycle Training Ireland

Call: not available




Cycle skills for adults

Bike for Life is a beginner's cycling programme, in which a cyclist is brought through the various skills and techniques involved in cycling over an 8-10 week period. The focus of the programme is on learning and meeting new people, with the group cycle a prominent feature in the programme. The cost to do a Bike for Life Programme is €30 per person. This includes a logbook, a high viz vest, full Cycling Ireland insurance for the duration of the programme, and coaching. For further details contact:

  • Contact: Cycling Ireland

Call: 01 855 1522 




Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists:

If you would like to practice your new skills or have a go at cycling for the first time in a safe quiet environment please take a look at the 'Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists' page by clicking here or search 'Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists' here on our website.


Further Information:

For further information please do get in touch. 

Contact: Lise-Ann Sheahan

Telephone: 061 407 501



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Cycling safety training for children in schools across Ireland is to be rolled out “early” next year

Lise-Ann Sheahan 2 years 2 months ago

Cycling safety training for children in schools across Ireland is to be rolled out “early” next year, the minister for transport Paschal Donohoe said in January. Click on link below for further information:

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