Ghost bicycle to be placed on Dublin’s North Wall quay in memory of Thiago Cortes

NEWS IN BRIEF: At 4pm today a group of people are to cycle from the Spire on O’Connell Street to North Wall Quay to place a ghost bicycle where Thiago Cortes, the Brazilian delivery cyclist, was killed last year.

The Dublin Cycling Campaign said: “At 4pm today (Thu 2nd Sept) friends of Thiago Cortes, the Brazilian delivery cyclist who was killed last year in a hit and run incident, will mark his death by placing a ghost bike close to where he died on Dublin’s North Quays. Meet at the Spire on O’Connell Street at 4pm to cycle down the quays. If you are free, do please consider joining the crew on the cycle as a mark of respect for Thiago. Rest in peace.”

IMAGE: Archive photo of a ghost bicycle.

Cian Ginty
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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