National Bike Week: Saturday June 22nd – Sunday 30th June 2019

National Bike Week, which takes place annually, returns to Monaghan this June from Saturday 22nd – Sunday 30th June  2019.

Bike Week provides opportunity for  some fun-filled family events, as well as catering for leisure cycling enthusiasts.

Monaghan Sports Partnership, on behalf of Monaghan County Council is coordinating local events and we would like to invite the local community to get involved.

If you would like to host a Bike Week event in your area or for a specific group of people, you are invited to apply for funding towards organising local fun cycling events for public participation

Events may include such activities as:

Family fun cycle, Cycle challenge 5km, 10km, 20km, Cycle to Work, Leisure cycling involving community groups (e.g scouts, youth clubs etc.) Cycle for your breakfast/lunch/BBQ /picnic etc.

Mystery/History/Scenic Tours of area (guided/self-guided) – Discover ‘Place’, Treasure Hunt , Bike orienteering, Women Only events, Group cycles:-  active retirement groups, nursing homes, work colleagues (lunchtime fitness) etc.

Mountain bike rides, Road rides, Tandem Bike events for the visually impaired etc. Cycling events for children/adults with a physical/intellectual disability

The list is endless

Funding available may be somewhere in the range of €200 to €500 per group/event, depending on the number of applications received.

Please see the application form along with terms and conditions here: Bike Week Local Group Application Form (MS Word)

Closing date is Friday 10th May at 5pm.

Completed application forms should be returned to Monaghan Sports Partnership, c/o Ballybay Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan or via email (signed and scanned) to