Launch of Bike Week 2013

South Dublin County Council’s launch of Bike Week 2013 should also be of interest to local history enthusiasts!

Rathfarnham Castle

Rathfarnham Castle

  • On SUNDAY 16th JUNE at 12 noon, meet at St. Enda’s, Pearse Park, Rathfarnham
  • Tour the Pearse Museum and Historian Matthew Jebb (OPW) will give a short talk on how the IRA volunteers cycled from Pearse Park to the GPO for the Easter Rising.
  • Then, get on your bicycle to follow the trail of heritage sites to Rathfarnham Castle for a  ‘Picnic in the Park’. Refreshments will be provided to cyclists of all ages on arrival at Rathfarnham Castle.
  • If you wish you can tour Rathfarnham Castle where the fabulous Berkeley Costume & Toy Collection is on view.

This is a family cycle – all are welcome!

See: for further details

For more details of BIKE WEEK events see


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