Travel & Transport

Bike Week Art Competition 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
dlr County
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We are calling all young artists in primary schools in the County to create artwork based on the theme ‘Cycling with my Family’.  The aim of the competition is to help promote cycling as a fun, safe, environmentally-friendly  way to make short journeys as an alternative to driving.

The competition consists of four categories from junior infants up to sixth class with €50 book vouchers on offer for the best entry in each category. Children are required to draw an A4 poster around the theme ‘Cycling with my Family’. Details and rules of the Art Competition have been emailed to all primary schools.

According to Gerry Flaherty, dlr's Cycling Officer, “In running this competition, we hope to encourage young artists and parents to cycle more and to think about how they travel on short trips that can easily be made by the bike instead of driving. As well as environmental benefits there are also many health benefits for individuals”.

The Art Competition posters must be received no later than 4pm on Thursday June 7th, 2018 and the winning student in each of the four categories will receive a prize to be presented during Bike Week 2018, which runs from 9th to 17th of June.

Among the events being planned by dlr for Bike Week 2018 are a Bike Fest in Cabinteely Park on June 16th,  a novelty Street Velodrome event in Dundrum and lunchtime public bike clinics in Dun Laoghaire and Sandyford.

Further information available from cycling@dlrcoco.ie or phone 01 204 7945.