Leo von Buenau, Maedhbh Ní Chumhaill, Emily Longworth and Kiki Needham with their bikes for the Green-Schools #andshecycles campaign. Photograph: Ste Murray

Why are so few teenage girls cycling to school? This was the question that the An Taisce Green Schools programme managers asked school-going girls rec(...)

While helmets make cycling safer in places where accidents are more likely or when cycling as a sport, people who cycle in cities where cycling is the norm rarely wear helmets for short journeys.

Only three out of 10 people cycling in Ireland are women and about one in 10 teenagers cycling to school are girls, according to a recent study. A ne(...)