Welcome to The Bike Week 2022 Events Page for Longford.

 

 

Please note: Information on this page will be updated regularly to let you know about the Bike Week Events that are taking place in your area and who to contact for more information.

 

Day Date Event Details Time Target Audience of Event Locations(s) of Event
Saturday 14th of May Family Cycle. Taking advantage of the ideal Royal Canal walking and cycling loop in Longford Town,
we will host a family cycle where parents and children will cycle together. This event will take place on Sunday 14th of May
to coincide with the Nationwide Family Cycle Day
Families, adults and children Families Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Monday 15th of May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days
Each school day during Bike Week transition year students from Longford’s
secondary schools will spend the day cycling the length of Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Students will receive a safe cycling talk before participating in our cycle along the length of the Royal Canal Greenway
Secondary School Students School Students Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Tuesday 17th of May Bikers Lunch. Workers will be encouraged to cycle to work on National Cycle to work-day.
On this day our bikers’ lunch will take place, workers will gather at 1pm to cycle in convey through Longford Town and onto
the Royal Canal Loop before returning to town.
Adults, workers,  cycling commuters Adults, workers Market Square , Longford
Wednesday 18th of May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days Each school day during Bike Week transition
year students from Longford’s  secondary schools will spend the day cycling the length of Royal Canal Greenway Longford.
Students will receive a safe cycling talk before participating in our cycle along the length of the Royal Canal Greenway
in Longford
Secondary School Students School Students Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Thursday 19th of May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days Each school day during Bike Week transition
year students from Longford’s  secondary schools will spend the day cycling the length of Royal Canal Greenway. Students
will receive a safe cycling talk before participating in our cycle along the length of the Royal Canal Greenway in Longford
Secondary School Students School Students Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Friday 20th of May Longford Schools Royal Canal Greenway Cycle Days Each school day during Bike Week transition
year students from Longford’s  secondary schools will spend the day cycling the length of Royal Canal Greenway.  Students
will receive a safe cycling talk before participating in our cycle along the length of the Royal Canal Greenway in Longford
Secondary School Students School Students Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Saturday 21st of May Royal Canal Greenway Longford Cycle Tour, Saturday the 20th of May at 11am. Our Royal Canal
Greenway Cycle Tour will take recreational cyclists on a guided cycle along the Royal Canal Greenway from Clondra to either
Kenagh (30K – shorter option) or Ballymahon (50K – longer option) Refreshments will be available at the turn points
and finish.  Participation t-shirts will also be available
Leisure cyclists, Novice cyclists Adults Royal Canal Greenway Longford
Sunday 22nd of May Community Cycles Day- Community cycles organise in rural communities and county towns.  Small
grant support to groups to support organised cycles.
Leisure Cyclists Adults, Children Community Groups
During Bike Week Safe Cycling Schools competition.   Schools classes participate in a safe cycling project
competition during bike week .
Primary School Students Primary children Longford Schools

 

During Bike Week Primary Schools Cycle Safe Days Training carried out throughout the schools – with four
schools’ events. Cycle right Trainers will visit Longford School’s to provide cycle right training
Primary School Students Primary School Students Various Schools in Longford
During Bike Week Cycle for All Inclusive Cycle Days. Balanceability learn to cycle sessions will take place
with children in ASD units in Longford during bike week
Children with disabilities Children with disabilities Various Disability Services and School ASD units in Longford

 

For more information:

Contact:  Donal Mulligan, Longford County Council – Longford Sports Partnership

W: longfordsports.ie

E: dmulligan@longfordcoco.ie