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Here’s where you can pick up free mini-bicycle lights in Dublin this week

News in brief: As part of the ‘Light up Your Bike’ campaign, Dublin Cycling Campain volunteers will be handing out free mini-bicycle for the rest of the week at the following locations and times:

  • Wednesday 1st December 5-7pm (Dublin City – 5 Lamps)
  • Wednesday 1st December from 16:30 (DLR – Cocstal Mobilty Route beside Monkstown DART Station)
  • Thursday 2nd December from16:30 (DLR – Dundrum Village LUAS station)
  • Friday 3rd December 5.15-6.30pm (South Dublin – Templeogue Bridge)

The initiative is being carried out with help from all four Dublin local authorities, the Road Safety Authority and the Gardai. For more details see the Dublin Cycling Campaign’s website.

Cycling campaigners in different parts of Ireland have been busy handing out these bicycle lights around in recent days:

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