Colm Ryder

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The Dodder: The planned route has meant cyclists and walkers at loggerheads since it was first proposed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Plans for the long-awaited development of a cycling and walking “greenway” along the river Dodder on Dublin’s southside are to be presented to Dublin (...)

The number of cyclists in Dublin city has more than doubled over the past six years, with more than 95,000 people using bikes in the capital every day. Photograph: Getty Images

Government spending on cycling infrastructure has plummeted over the past three years despite a dramatic rise in the number of people switching to bik(...)

NTA chief executive Anne Graham said new signs would be installed advising cyclists to dismount at the Luas tracks at  the end of Dawson Street. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has scrapped proposals to ban cyclists from parts of Dublin city centre used by the new Luas cross city line. (...)

The cost of the systems varied but could be in the range of €800,000 per kilometre, not including the costs of replacing the rubber strips when they wore out,

In January 2012, two months after the Luas Cross City got Government sanction but six months before it secured planning permission, the NTA produced a(...)

Celebrating the 51st anniversary of the death of Brian O’Nolan and the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Third Policeman in the snug at The Palace Bar in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It was a day of the bicycle, real and imaginary, in Dublin, where popular protest and purple prose combined to elevate the humble velocipede to greate(...)

New bylaws due to be presented to councillors this week, will see the 30km/h speed limit extended to almost all roads and streets as far as the city council’s boundary with the four other Dublin local authorities. FIle photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Cutting speed limits to 30km/h throughout Dublin city and suburbs will save lives according to cycling advocacy group the Dublin Cycling Campaign. H(...)

The Garda and Road Safety Authority have been accused of publishing confusing and misleading information about the new on-the-spot fines for cyclists

The Garda and Road Safety Authority have been accused of publishing confusing and misleading information about the imminent roll out of new on the spo(...)

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(...)