National Bike Week Returns to Offaly this June


What's on in Offaly?

National Bike Week, which takes place annually, returns to Offaly this summer from Saturday, 10th June to Sunday, 18th June. 

Bike Week is a fun-filled family event, as well as an event catering for cycling enthusiasts. There is quite literally something for all ages and ability, from free bike checks, fun cycles, lunchtime city rides, school cycling races bikes festivals and much much more, Bike Week has something for everyone. Enjoy eight days on two wheels celebrating and promoting all that is great about cycling. In Offaly, there are a wide range of events taking place including:

Lough Boora School Cycles 
(supported by Offaly Sports Partnership, Lough Boora Parklands and Lough Boora Bike Hire) 
Tuesday and Thursday, 13th and 15th June – primary schools exploring Lough Boora Parklands by bicycle 

Tandem cycling 
(supported by National Council for the Blind in Ireland, Offaly Sports Partnership, Wolftrap and Tullamore Cycling Clubs, Lough Boora Parklands and Lough Boora Bike Hire)
Tuesday, 13th June – Meet at the Lough Boora Parklands Visitor Centre. For more information, contact NCBI on 086 8371937.

Lunchtime cycle 
(supported by Offaly Sports Partnership, Wolftrap Cycling Club, An Garda Síochána and Birr Civic Offices) 
Wednesday, 14th June – Birr lunchtime cycle. Meet at the Wilmar Road Car Park, Birr at 12.30pm. A roadworthy bicycle and helmet is essential to join the lunchtime cycle. For more information, contact 057 93 57462 or by email to sports@offalycoco.ie. 

Midsomer’s night cycle
(supported by Offaly Sports Partnership, Wolftrap Cycling Club, Lough Boora Parklands and Lough Boora Bike Hire) 
Wednesday, 14th June (7 – 9pm) – explore Lough Boora Parklands by bicycle (bike hire available onsite). For more information, contact 057 93 57462 or by email to sports@offalycoco.ie. 

Birr Bike Week supported by Wolftrap Cycling Club. For more information on Birr’s Bike Week activities, contact Wolftrap Cycling Club by email

Ferbane Bike Week supported by Lynx Cycling Club. For more information, contact Lynx Cycling Club on 086 8505537 or by email

For more information on local events, keep an eye on our website and Facebook

For more information on national events, check out  the national website here