Saddle up for Limerick’s BeSPOKE Festival

first_imgThe Mayor of Limerick Kevin Sheahan and Ruth Herman, Wild Atlantic Sports, Kinsale at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Print Advertisement Sean Putt, Trails Addict at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay, Limerick.Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Sean Putt, Trails Addict at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay, Limerick. WhatsApp Sean Putt, Trails Addict and Marty Mannering, Highnelly Bikes at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Leanne O’Neill, The Mayor of Limerick Kevin Sheahan and Stephanie Schmid, Richmond Rugby Club at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay, Limerick. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Facebook TAGSBeSpoke FestivalfeaturedlimerickLimerick City and County CouncilLimerick Smarter Travel Previous articleMrs Shakespeare looks back in anguishNext articleDruidShakespeare presents Henriad quartet John Keoghhttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads The Mayor of Limerick Kevin Sheahan (centre) with Peter Ward, Valerie Dunne, Lorraine Cliff, Lorraine Sheehan and John Halliwell, Cycle 4 Sick Children at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Sean Putt, Trails Addict at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. NewsSaddle up for Limerick’s BeSPOKE FestivalBy John Keogh – June 11, 2015 1068 A SUMMER Solstice bike ride from Limerick City to Lough Gur; a family cycle along the banks of the River Shannon and a host of free fun bike events are among the highlights of this year’s BeSPOKE Cycling Festival, taking place throughout Limerick from June 13 to 21.The events begin this Saturday, June 13 with a BeSPOKE expo area on Bedford Row, where members of the public can receive a free bike health check while enjoying a wide range of on-street entertainment.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The festival’s flagship event, the BeSPOKE Riverside Family Cycle, takes place at 11am on Sunday, June 21 with a cycling tour of the city’s waterfront beginning and finishing at Howley’s Quay. This will be followed by a family fun day along the quayside with participants asked to come in fancy dress and to decorate their bikes.Sunday June 21 also offers a unique opportunity to experience the Summer Solstice in the magical surrounds of Lough Gur with participants departing Limerick city at 5am.Ahead of this, there will be bike repair workshops in Castletroy (June 12); Corbally (June 17) The Parkway Shopping Centre, Southill Area Centre and Richmond RFC (June 20) and a number of cycling inspired events across the city and county.There will be lots of fun for schools throughout 15-19 June with a Golden Bike competition and a school travel exhibition.Limerick Smarter Travel project manager, Pat O’Neill said that over the last few months they had rolled out the Limerick Public Bike Scheme and became the first Irish city to offer free access to secure bike lockers and bike stands while also making bike parking spaces available at multi-story car parks.“We’re also in the process of developing, maintaining and promoting new and existing recreational infrastructure and we’re confident that the huge line up of events for the BeSPOKE festival will help to increase the number of cyclists on our roads which is key to establishing Limerick as a successful Smarter Travel Demonstration City”, he said. Sean Putt, Trails Addict at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters.center_img Highlights of BeSPOKE 2015Friday, 12 JuneBike Repair Day – Public Park, Castletroy 5pm-7.30pmSaturday, 13 JuneBeSPOKE expo – Bedford Row, 10am-5pmSunday, 14 JuneGreat Southern Trail Cycle – Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale 11am20km cycleWednesday, 17 JuneBike Repair Evening- Shannon Fields, Corbally 5.30pm-7.30pmThursday, 18 JuneCycling Pursuit Challenge – Adare GAA field 11amSaturday 20 JuneBike Repair Day and Tool Drive- Southill Area Centre 12-3pmSunday, 21 JuneSummer Solstice Cycle 5am-8am, registration 4.45am Penney’s O’Connell StreetBeSPOKE Riverside Family Cycle –Howley’s Quay, 11amSaturday, 28 JuneAwareness Cycle and Rider Bike Repair – RAW Cycles, Delta Retail Park. Registration from 8amFor full details go to www.limericksmartertravel.ie Sean Putt, Trails Addict at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay, Limerick.Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Sean Putt, Trails Addict and Marty Mannering, Highnelly Bikes at the launch of the BeSpoke festival on the boardwalk, Howleys Quay. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. The judges, Sharon McMeel, Richard Lynch, Leah Melling and Marty Mannering, Highnelly Bikes at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Bernard Boland, The Mayor of Limerick Kevin Sheahan and Cathal Dillon, Southill Mens Sheds at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. Pic Sean Curtin Fusionshooters. Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email The Mayor of Limerick Kevin Sheahan and Marty Mannering, Highnelly Bikes at the launch of the BeSpoke festival. 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Asia Cup Asia Cup 2018, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Probable Playing XI, Key Players and match details

first_imgNew Delhi: The Super Four stage of the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 is set to go underway as India gear up to lock horns with Bangladesh at the Dubai International Stadium today (September 21). India have an impeccable record against their neighbours Bangladesh, especially in the Asia Cup as they have defeated them 15 times out of 16 with the Tigers winning one.IndiaIndia started their Asia Cup 2018 campaign against Hong Kong and survived a mighty scare as the Hong Kong openers nearly took the match away from Rohit Sharma and co with a brilliant opening stand. However, the Men in Blue made a super comeback against arch-rivals Pakistan after they dominated and dismantled them in a massive 8-wicket win.ALSO READ: BCCI reveals reason behind India playing all matches in DubaiBhuvneshwar Kumar was the pick of the bowlers for India in their impressive win against Pakistan, and Kedar Jadhav also impressed with the ball given the fact that he is a part-time bowler.Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur have been replaced due to injuries as Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar and Siddharth Kaul have been called up replace them. The spin unit will be dominated by the magical duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav and Rohit Sharma is unlikely to tinker with the winning combination.ALSO READ: Virat Kohli to make Bollywood debut? Releases poster with cryptic postIndia Probable XI – Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni(wk), Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed/Deepak Chahar.BangladeshBangladesh had a solid start their Asia Cup 2018 campaign after they defeated Sri Lanka in their opening game, however that start was given a huge dent by the dark horse Afghanistan as they defeated Bangladesh by 136 runs.All eyes will be on Mushfiqur Rahim as he smashed a brilliant 144 in the opening game against Sri Lanka.ALSO READ: Asia Cup 2018, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Top 3 talking pointsThe batting department will rely on Liton Das, Rahim, Shakib al Hasan, Mominul Haque, Mohammad Mithun and Mahmudullah, while Mosaddek Hossain and Mehidy Hasan will be at the helm of the spin department, with Shakib chipping in to help them.Bangladesh have enough quality to cause a major upset and have previously done so in the World Cup and would like to repeat that feat once more, while the Rohit-Sharma led team India would know that there is no place of complacency after that scare against Hong Kong.Bangladesh Probable XI – Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Mominul Haque, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim(wk), Mohammad Mithun, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain/Abu Hider Rony, Mustafizur Rahman.India play Bangladesh at the Dubai International Stadium today (September 21)  For all the Latest Sports News News, Asia Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more