Cyclists and cycle lobby groups frequently complain about cars parking in bike lanes forcing cyclists out into traffic, and the danger caused by drivers and passengers opening doors in front of oncoming cyclists. Photograph:Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Earlier this year, the Government allocated more than € 23 million for sustainable transport projects in the greater Dublin area, with several cycling(...)

‘The bicycle is rightly recognised as a core part of the solution to the multiple problems generated by car use. Photograph: Getty Images

Cycling advocates maintain much of the recent commentary on bicycling behaviour falls into the category of “dangerising” cycling – that is, misjudging(...)

Cyclists  along the North Quays in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

  The increasing popularity of cycling is coming at a cost, with a rise in people killed and injured on Irish roads in recent years. W(...)

Cyclists take part in Bike to Work lunchtime cycle in June, 2013. The 5km spin promoted safe cycling as a healthy, stress free way to travel. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Next week, what has been billed as the “largest gathering of urban cycling advocates in the northern hemisphere in 2014”, will be in Dublin for(...)

Damien Ó Tuama, events director, and  Muireann O’Dea, chairwoman, of the Dublin Cycling Campaign. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Damien Ó Tuama finds it difficult to believe the Dublin Cycling Campaign has been going for almost 20 years. Back in 1993 he and a few like-min(...)