Welcome to the Cycling Without Age Ireland website. CWA Ireland is now a registered charity, Charity No. 20206032. We also have an open Facebook Group, Cycling Without Age – Ireland, Cycling Without Age – Ireland
For other countries please go to http://cyclingwithoutage.org
Clara Clark, founder of CWA in Ireland and Cycling Without Age pilot with passengers Charles Mollan (left) and John O’Keeffe taking a spin in their local park in Blackrock Co. Dublin. Photograph Moya Nolan
We begin the journey, and the story of Cycling Without Age, in Ireland: the first trishaw arrived in Blackrock, Dublin in March 2017, just in time for the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Since then, we have been demonstrating it to care homes and sponsors and spreading the word, with great response. Clara & Charles will continue to promote and explain the CWA concept until we get people to take up this brilliant initiative.
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland supports social entrepreneurs through their Academy for Social Entrepreneurs and Awards Programme, which provides direct support to high-potential emerging social entrepreneurs. CWA Dublin are delighted to have received one of three awards for the Academy 2017 programme.
Want to start in Ireland?
Contact Clara Clark & Charles Mollan
These residents from Sybil Hill Sacred Heart Residence nursing home in Raheny, Dublin are being taken on afternoon trips on rickshaws around their local area
Starting a Chapter in your local community
If you would like to start a chapter of Cycling Without Age in your city or area, we would be delighted to help you get started.
Getting started with a Cycling Without Age chapter is an amazing experience. Nothing beats witnessing the joy of the older or mobility-impaired people, the pilots and personnel interact on and around the trishaw and seeing the smiles of passengers coming back from their first ride with the wind in their hair, rosy cheeks and full of stories. We love to experience the movement of Cycling Without Age spreading all over the world and always welcome more to join.
We have launched an affiliate model for communities, nursing homes and cities worldwide to become part of the movement. Proceed to the affiliate page or if you have any questions, write us an email. We already have a wealth of experience in working with nursing home staff and management, city councils, other volunteer organisations, cyclists federations as well as great ideas of how to get the initiative off the ground and locals excited about it.
- Coffee friends
- Chapters with trishaws
- New chapters fundraising for trishaws