National Bike Week 2019 – Funding for Events

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Funding available for National Bike Week 2019 Events in Leitrim.

Leitrim County Council in partnership with Leitrim Sports Partnership is currently inviting applications from community groups (see below) for funding to assist with the organisation of a cycling themed event during Bike Week 2019 which will take place from the to 22nd – 30th June 2019.The objective of Bike Week is to celebrate cycling in all its forms and to get more people participating in cycling both for transport and recreation.  The types of groups which may apply are community groups, voluntary organisations, schools, sports clubs, active retirement groups, community childcare service providers, work places or any group that wishes to organise a bike related event on a ‘not for profit basis’ during Bike Week 2019.

National Bike Week Leitrim

Examples of possible Bike Week events include (but are not limited to):

  • Club/School fun cycle, • Family fun cycle, • Cycles from your school to a local amenity on cycle to school Wednesday (19th June) for bike based games such as treasure hunts and slow bicycle races;  • A evening night cycle • Bicycle maintenance workshops • Bicycle art exhibition • Bicycle school art competition, quiz or drama • Bike fashion show • Picnic cycle • Fancy dress bicycle parade• Bicycle Sports Day

The list is endless!  Grants available may be somewhere in the range of €100 to €300 per successful group/event, depending on applications received and the nature of those applications. Completed applications should be e-mailed to or, alternatively, application forms can be posted to Leitrim Sports Partnership, Leitrim County Council offices, Aras an Chontae, Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim,

 Link to application form. 

The closing date for applications is 4 p.m. Friday 15th March 2019.

Applications received after this time will not be considered. For further information log onto

e-mail: or call 071 9650498.



Leitrim Sports Partnership are also hosting a workshop event for the Sports Club Grant Applications – CLICK HERE.

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