Cork Bike Week – still lots of great events this weekend

Globe imageLots of events on this weekend throughout the City & County as Bike Week continues, including themed art exhibitions and the fimal fun singles and mingles event Tour de Romance on Sunday afternoon.
Cheese and wine reception for the launch of  a Cycle Safety Film Series and
“Revolution” , an Art exhibition of large scale prints combining illustration and photography,
both by students of St John’s College.
At the Unitarian Church, Princes Street
On Friday 19th June at 5.30 pm

‘Revolution’ – St John’s Central College

St John’s Central College as part of Cork Bike Week 2015 are working on an exhibition of large scale prints combining illustration and photography, to promote cycling as an efficient, easy, healthy, eco-friendly alternative in Cork City. With support from Cork City Council, the work will be put on display in The Unitarian Church on Princes St on June 19th & 20th from 10am -5pm both days.
The main aim of the event is to promote Cork as a bike friendly city through the art of illustration.

Tour de Romance

This year’s Bike Week will draw to a close with the popular singles and mingles cycle which will start from outside City Hall at 2pm on Sunday 21st and finishes with a barbeque in the Flying Enterprise, with lots of interactive cycle themed activities in between, to help bikes (and their owners!) make new friends. This is a ticketed event so must be booked in advance by emailing
also not forgetting the great photo competition with a Prize Fund of €1,000!

Photography Competition

Bike Week Photography Competition – Cycling in Cork

We are seeking photographs that highlight the beauty, adventure, fun, diversity and inspirational nature of cycling in Cork. Photographs can be taken anywhere in Cork City or County and must have a cycling related theme.
Prize fund of €1,000 to be won including 1st Prize of €500!!
The closing date for the competition is Friday 26th June 2015.
Terms and Conditions apply. Click here for full Terms and Conditions

Cork Bike Week returns this June from Saturday 13th to Sunday 21st of June 2015 as part of National Bike Week. With over 40 events scheduled throughout Cork, there are events to suit all ages and abilities including leisure cycles with local clubs and groups, a cycling photography competition, lunch time cycles and school events spread throughout Cork City and County. A full schedule of events is available on the website
One of the highpoints of Cork Bike Week each year is the Passage West to Blackrock Castle family fun cycle on Sunday 14th June starting at 11am. Families can enjoy FREE exhibit entry, musical bike games, face-painting and refreshments at the Castle after their efforts.
National Cycle to Work/School Day takes place on Wednesday the 17thof June. This coincides with a lunchtime cycle to beautiful Fitzgerald’s Park, where a free open-air concert will take place and light refreshments will be provided for those who arrive on bikes. So we urge HSE staff, no matter where your base is in Cork City to round up a group of work colleagues and come along.
The week may also provide people with the opportunity to try out the Bike Share scheme which launched in the city recently. Even if you are unable to participate in any of the events, feel free to just get out on your bike anytime anywhere for even a short journey.
Cork Bike Week is coordinated by a multi-agency group comprising of Cork County Council, Cork City Council, Cork Sports Partnership, HSE South Health Promotion Department, Cork Cycling Campaign, Cork Environmental Forum, UCC and An Taisce with support from local clubs, groups, communities and schools.
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