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Local pupils dream come true

The Westmeath Topic, June 2011 There was huge excitement last Wednesday afternoon, June 22, as fifth and sixth class students from the local Gaelscoil undertook the last stint of their three week cycle safety course with Active Travel, Mullingar. Download this article Local Pupils Dream Come True (PDF | 1.10MB)

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Showcase Event

As part of Destination Sport there will be a opportunity for those who have participated in Active Travel Mullingar programme to cycle through the town Centre on Sunday June 26th at 2.30pm. The cycle will follow a 1.5KM looped route through Mullingar Town Centre. The roads will be closed during the cycle and this will […]

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What is Cycle Chic

Cycle Chic is the culture of cycling in fashionable clothing. While cycling for recreation and transport many people wear everyday clothing rather than specialist clothing usually associated with sports cycling like lycra and specialist cycling shoes.   For more Cycle Chic ideas check out www.copenhagencyclechic.com Notes: Please ensure to dress safely while cycling. Wear your […]

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National ‘Cycle on Wednesday’ Day

As part of National Bike Week, Westmeath Sports Partnership in conjunction with Westmeath County Council are organising a Cycle On Wednesday day (C.O.W). We are looking for schools and business to take part on the day, and encourage employees or students to cycle to work or school on the day. When? Wednesday, 22nd of June […]

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Today FM 5km Run with Ray D’Arcy

There was a great turn out for the Today FM Run in Mullingar this week, with over 600 participants from the Midlands region. It was a beautiful sunny day in Mullingar on Thursday, 7th April – a perfect day for the event. The run started at the Town Park and our sports men and women […]

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On their bikes!

The Westmeath Examiner, Wednesday 24th November 2010 Westmeath County Council with the local Sports Partnership and Waterways Ireland have announced the completion of the first “Bike Start” training, by 65 primary level students and 20 secondary level students, under the “Active Travel – Mullingar” Project. The schools involved to date are: Presentation Senior, All Saints, […]

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“Bike Start” Training Awards Ceremony

Westmeath County Council, November 2010 Westmeath County Council and partner agencies Westmeath Sports Partnership and Waterways Ireland are delighted to announce the completion of the first “Bike Start” training, by 65 primary level students and 20 secondary level students, under the “Active Travel – Mullingar” Project. The successful students received their certificates at an award […]

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The ‘Active Travel Mullingar’ project

The ‘Active Travel Mullingar’ project is made up of 2 separate funded projects, which are being led by Westmeath County Council in partnership with Westmeath Sports Partnership Ltd, the HSE and Waterways Ireland. 1. Mullingar Cycle Network Project This project will deliver 20k of cycle lanes in Mullingar and environs and is progressing under the […]

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Mullingar Cycle Network launched

Mullingar Advertiser, September 24, 2010 Mullingar is well on its way to becoming a top quality cycle hub following the launch this week of the Mullingar Cycle Network project and the opening of three of the eight cycle routes planned for the town. Locals can now avail of newly developed cycling facilities on the Delvin […]

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Bridge to bridge cyclepath officially opens in Mullingar

Mullingar Advertiser, June 11, 2010 Westmeath County Council marked further progress this week in the development of cycleways around Mullingar when it opened the newest phase of the town’s cycleways on the Royal Canal between Harbour Bridge and the Dublin Bridge. The ceremony was performed on Friday June 4 by Cllr Fintan Cooney, cathaoirleach of […]

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