Protesters call for #freethecyclelanes at Cork city hall

Members of the public and the Cork Cycle Campaign protested at Cork city hall yesterday over cycle lanes being constantly blocked in the city.

This is the kind of motorist behaviour which prompted the protest:

The protest included people of different ages:

And it gained local and national media attention:

From more than one news outlet:

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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