Celebrate Bike Week In Westmeath

The National Transport Authority (NTA) and Westmeath Sports Partnership (WSP) are today announcing details of Bike Week 2024, which runs from Saturday May 11th to Sunday May 19th.

This annual event celebrates the many benefits of cycling with over 900 events scheduled nationwide. From family-friendly activities to heritage cycles, maintenance workshops, and learn-to-cycle events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

All 31 local authority areas are participating in Bike Week, with events organized in collaboration with Local Sports Partnerships.

Among the events planned in Co. Westmeath are:

  • Lakeside Wheelers Cycling Club- Greenway Ice-cream Cycle- Family fun cycle
  • Athlone Triathlon Club- New2Tri – Bike Maintenance, Puncture Repair and Bike Handling Skills Day
  • St Mary’s special school – Bike treasure hunt
  • Ringtown Camogie Club – Càman N Cycle
  • Ballynacargy National School – Get on your bike “Be Busy.”

For a full list of Bike Week events in Westmeath check out our the Events section of our website: www.westmeathsports.ie            

Anne Graham, CEO of the NTA said: “Bike Week 2024 is a fantastic opportunity people of all ages and abilities to come together and promote cycling as a sustainable and healthy form of transportation.

The diverse events happening across the country, organised by our colleagues in the Local Authorities and Local Sports Partnerships ensure there is something suitable for everyone to enjoy.

Whether it’s a bike festival, a community cycle or an information session, I encourage everyone to take part and help build a bike friendly society for all.”

Tony Wheat (WSP ) Coordinator said “Westmeath’s Bike Week 2024 promises an exciting lineup of events aimed at inspiring people of all ages and abilities to embrace cycling as a fun, sustainable, and healthy mode of transportation. From scenic community cycles and informative sessions, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.”

For more information and to see what events are taking place in Westmeath, visit www.bikeweek.ie

Those taking part in Bike Week are encouraged to share photos or videos to social media using #BikeWeek and tagging their local authority/sports partnership  and Transport for Ireland @TFIUpdates.