Cork Bike Week 2019 – Club & Community Event Applications

Cork Bike Week will take place from Saturday 22nd June until Sunday 30th June 2019. With events taking place throughout Cork City and County during the week long cycling celebration, this year promises to be the biggest and best yet with an ever increasing diverse range of cycling activities for people of all ages and abilities to take part in! 

Cork Bike Week is an integral part of the overall National Bike Week initiative and is organised by a multi agency group comprised of the Cork City Council, Cork County Council, Cork Sports Partnership, HSE South-Health Promotion Department, Cork Cycling Campaign, Cork Environmental Forum, UCC and An Taisce.

National Bike Week was launched in 2009 to raise the profile of cycling as a healthy and fun mode of transport and physical activity. See links below for event details and for events happening in your area. GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR BIKE WEEK 2019!!


Cork City Council & Cork County Council have secured funding from the Department of Transport, Sport and Tourism to support a limited number of Club & Community cycling events during Bike Week 2019. Cork City & County Council are offering your Club or Community Organisation the opportunity to organise your own National Bike Week event to celebrate cycling within your community during the week-long celebration.

Funding available

Funding is limited for events in 2019. The following maximum amounts are available:

  • €400 for Club & Community Events (This is subject to the amount of applications received)

Club/Community Organisation Event Criteria:

The event MUST be FREE & take place during Bike Week (22nd – 30th June 2019)

  • Family Fun Cycles (10k, 20k, 30k etc)
  • Recreational/Leisure Cycles focusing on including non-club members, the lapsed cyclist, families, beginners etc
  • Focus of inclusion, non-competitive, community focus, family, local school participation.
  • Bike Maintenance, skills, drills and games

If you would like to take part in National Bike Week 2019 by organising your own cycling event and would like funding to support the event, please complete the attached application form and return to me by 5pm on Friday 7th June.

For more info see: www.corkbikeweek.ie   

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