Irish Cycle Facility of the Week

March 16, 2015

The cycling infrastructure in Nenagh in Co Tipperary is of such high quality, it’s puzzling that the man on a bicycle pictured above decided to use the footpath.

Nenagh, car takes evasive action to avoid cyclist

The image above shows how the cycle lanes in Nenagh are continuous. Expect, that is, when the cycle paths meet anything that would have required more than painting road markings lines to fit the cycle lane in.

Nenagh, the only safe place for a cyclist is to ride defensively in the middle of the main carriageway

Image: Andrew Warren
Location: Ashe Road, Nenagh
Local body/authority: Tipperary County Council
Street View: Currently shows before cycle lanes installed

Send suggestions to hello@irishcycle.com. And make sure to view the original and UK-focused facility of the month page on Warrington Cycle Campaign’s website.

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

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