Republic of Ireland

Cycling is a popular activity in Ireland and there is a developing traffic-free cycling route network. Two of the most popular routes are the Great Western Greenway and the Great Southern Trail, both of which are traffic-free routes which make up sections of EuroVelo 1 - Atlantic Coast Route. There are also many sign-posted routes, some of which start in designated Cycle Hub Towns throughout the country. These can be found via the Irish Trails website.

National Information

Discover Ireland

This is the national tourism body's website and it provides useful information for those who want to cycle in Ireland.

Donegal Cycle Route

This website provides a guide to cycling in Donegal County. There you can find maps of the different sections of the route and information about the route itself, as well as available accommodation and restaurants along the route. The website also informs about events and bike services in Donegal.

Galway to Dublin Cycleway

The Dublin to Galway Cycleway is set to be a world class recreational trail, providing a unique means for visitors and domestic users to access the beauty and diversity of Ireland over a 276km corridor linking the two cities . This website has the most up to date information on the progress of the route which is due to be finished by 2020.

Great Southern Trail

This website provides maps and other information about the Great Southern Trail which is along the route of EuroVelo 1. It provides links to acommodation providers and other serrvices.

Great Western Greenway

This website provides a map of the Great western Greenway, part of which folows the route of Eurovelo 1. The wesbsite includes information about the greenway, activities and attractions nearby, accommodation and bike rental.

National Trails Office (NECC)

The National Trails Office (NTO) is a unit of the Irish Sports Council. The NTO maintains a database of signposted walking and cycling routes in the country.