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Date and Time:

Sunday, 14th July 2024
10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Duckett’s Grove, R93RF80

Event Overview:

Join us for a unique cycling adventure at the picturesque Duckett’s Grove! The Carlow Arts Festival and Carlow Sports Partnership are thrilled to bring you an immersive cycling experience that blends history, art, and the beauty of our local landscape.

Led by artists Michelle Browne and Eszter Némethi, and developed with the community spirit of Rathvilly, Graiguecullen, Tullow, and Hacketstown, this event will transport you from the year 1923 into an imagined future of 2123.

Event Highlights:

  • Leisurely 18km Cycle: Perfect for all cycling abilities, enjoy a relaxing ride through stunning scenery.
  • Audio Guide: Enhance your journey with a specially created audio guide available via the Cycles app. Download the app and listen to stories and sounds that bring your surroundings to life.
  • Kids Cycling Options: Activities and routes designed for our younger participants.
  • Choral Music and BBQ: Enjoy live choral performances and a delicious BBQ included in your ticket price.


  • Registration: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Cycle Start: 11:45 AM (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes)


  • Children: €2
  • Adults: €5

Additional Options:

  • Shuttle Bus: €2 per person. Available from Graiguecullen. Select this option when booking, and we will contact you with details closer to the event.
  • Bike Borrowing: Limited bikes available for adults and children. Indicate your need during booking, and we will arrange it for you.


Important Notes:

Capacity is limited. If you register and later find you cannot attend, please inform us as soon as possible via email at or call 087 1712529.

We look forward to seeing you at Duckett’s Grove for a day of cycling, culture, and community!

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