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Events: Christmas #ibikebop this evening; family cycles in Galway and Dublin on Saturday and Gort on Sunday

EVENTS: I Bike Dublin’s IBikeBop-style Critical Mass takes place this evening at 6pm Friday, December 17 in Dublin City Centre, starting from Parnell Square. Santa hats and Christmas lights are not mandatory but are recommended.

Then on Saturday morning at 11am the Dublin Cycling Campaign welcome all to meet for a family-friendly cycle. The group is to meet in front of the Áras an Uachtaráin on Chesterfield Avenue in the Phoenix Park and will cycle to Smithfield. The 4km marshalled route will be via North Circular Road and Stoneybatter to Smithfield Square.

The Christmas Galway Urban Greenway Community Cycle is to start at 5pm on Saturday, kicking off from Millennium Park on University Road. Anybody planning to attend are asked to register on Eventbrite.

In the west, Gort Cycle Trails are organising a Santa Cycle at 3pm on Sunday, December 19. They are meeting on Ennis Road, H91 KN2N in Gort, and ask those who want to attend to register on Eventbrite. is reader-funded journalism. That means it's funded by readers like you.

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