South Dublin County Council’s launch of Bike Week 2013 should also be of interest to local history enthusiasts!
- 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: www.sdcc.ie for further details
For more details of BIKE WEEK events see www.bikeweek.ie