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Why Are Electric Scooters Still Illegal In Ireland

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I'll be the first to admit that 2020 has indeed been a bit of a rollercoaster. I'm also fairly patient. I've been waiting over two years for the Data Protection Commission of Ireland to actually address the Church believing they're above GDPR. Another area I've been really patient is the legalisation of electric scooters in Ireland. My patience is...

5 Things We Want to See From New Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport
Finally, we have a government. Not what many thought would happen and some have been left angry enough about it. Back in February, I'm personally not sure this is what I would have supported. Still, I'm of the opinion we should criticise what they do and not give out about their existence. Micheal Martin has said that the first...

Riese and Müller Charger 3: Ireland’s Top Selling E-bike

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How we get around is changing. With people seeking out public transport alternatives, and even alternatives to their car, we're looking at new modes of transport. While it's hopeful a new government will legalise electric scooters, for those looking for something a little bit more familiar, e-bikes are a great solution. Thanks to the team over at Green Aer,...

What Are E-bikes? An Introduction

E-bikes are growing in popularity both in Dublin and nationwide. With the environment and health at the top of people's mind, alternatives to both cars and public transport are much sought after. Without any previous experience with e-bikes, I set out to learn more about them. In the process, I met with Green Aer in Dublin to review the...

New Government To Legislate For Electric Scooters and E-bikes

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Well, there's a headline I've been looking forward to writing. After months without a government and no sign of what one may look like, a programme for government is pending sign off with Fine Fail, Fine Gael and The Green Party. Within this programme are some key policies that I'm keen to keep a close eye on. Personally, seeing...

Public Transport Alternatives: Getting Around The Crowd In Dublin

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People want alternative ways of getting around Dublin City and the surrounding areas. Whether it be to go shopping or just to visit somewhere like the Phoenix Park, cars, buses the Dart and the Luas are less appealing in a world going through Covid-19. So what alternative modes of transport are there for people trying to get around Dublin? Why...

Electric Scooter Myths Dispelled: Micromobility In Ireland

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It's been an interesting few days for the future of electric scooters in Ireland. The question "should electric scooters be legal in Ireland" has appeared in the media once again. The reason for that is Covid-19 and the need for public transport alternatives. In the UK, micromobility tests have been brought forward by a year, and are now starting...