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Remodelling O'Connell Street

Bike Parking: Secure Bike Lockers

Route 2 Link 1 - Shannon Fields (Corbally) to Guinness Bridge (City Canal)

Route 4 - Mulgrave Street (City Centre) to Newtown (Annacotty)

Electric Car Charge Points (ESB - Public)

Cycling Loops for Learner Cyclists

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School Car Free Day 2016

School Programme

Well done to all staff,students and parents who took part in Limericks second annual School Car Free Day on May 18th.The event saw people ditch the car and use a more sustainble way of going about their daily journey. Park&Stride proved to be a very popular option this year. Park&Stride is a very suitable alternative for commuters who have too great a distance to walk/cycle, they would travel some of the journey by car, park in a safe location and walk the remainder of the way. All schools who send us their results for School Car Free Day will be entered into a draw for a €50 voucher.

earth day 2016 Limerick

Happy #EarthDay 2016!

Community Programme

Today, let's think about our impact and make a positive change. Press Release: Limerick City and County Council is marking Earth Day 2016 today by hosting awaste prevention and recycling event at Mungret Recycling Centre from 11.00am to 3.00pm. Call in! Earth Day was started in 1970 as a way to focus attention on the environmental problems on our planet. This year, the Council is holding an event focusing on the 5 Rs, namely Rethink, Reuse, Restore, Repair and Recycle. An estimated 28,000 people use Mungret Recycling Centre each year with a large proportion of visitors availing of the on-site reuse facilities, which encourage the reuse of everyday items ranging from tables and chairs to paint and bicycles. The upcoming Earth Day event will provide an opportunity for members of the public to learn about composting and food waste at the Stopfoodwaste kitchen and view examples of Upcycled furniture courtesy of Back2New Upcycling in Newcastle West. Security in Shredding will shred confidential items from householders and SMEs (limit of 2 black bags per person) between 1.00pm and 3.00pm. Limerick Smarter Travel will be here with information on the benefits of incorporating walking, cycling and shared travel into your daily travel routine as well as information on the supports available to you, your friends and family. Such as the bicycle collection and recycling service on offer all year round, bicycle repair and sales locations around the city and county. There will be a bicycle repair service available at the stand.  There will also be a special stand for questions on the European Cycling Challenge 2016 and how to join #TeamLimerick in the #ecc2016eu. Visitors will also be able to meet some of the Live 95 FM crew who will be broadcasting from the Recycling Centre. In addition, Limerick City and County Council will make available 90 litre bags of pre-packed compost and bark mulch on the day while stocks last. Mungret Recycling Centre, which is managed by Indaver Ireland on behalf of the Local Authority, is open daily Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00am to 4.45pm (cars €5, car & trailer €12). Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is accepted free of charge, while up to two bags per person of confidential paper may be shredded on site between 1pm and 3pm on the day. Further Information:Contact: Sinead McDonnellCall: 061407100Email: sinead.mcdonnell@limerick.ieLimerick Smarter Travel, on the ground and in your daily routine

Need funding for a cycling inspired event?

National Bike Week: Event Funding

Limerick Smarter Travel has just been given the go ahead to offer financial support to help interested individuals and groups run their own events during National Bike Week 2016. Further Information:https://smartertravel.limerick.ie/funding-and-financing/national-bike-week-event-funding Limerick Smaretr Travel, on the ground and in your daily routine.

Have you signed up yet? Go Team Limerick!

Community Programme

Sign up to the European Cycling Challenge 2016 and join 'Team Limerick' to win prizes! From May 1st to May 31st Limerick will be competing against over 40 European Cities, the city that cycles the most wins!!! For further information click here

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