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Cycling: Past, Present & Future

Cycles: Spokes

Two of Carlow’s finest cyclists share their experiences.

Two of Carlow’s finest cyclists, past and present, Conal Scully & Mike O’Donaghue share their experiences of cycling competitively and how it’s changed over time.

Conal Scully is a road racing cyclist who competes internationally for Ireland. Mike O'Donaghue was one of the top amateurs in Ireland during the 1970s and won the Rás Tailteann for Carlow in 1973.


This talk is part of Spokes, a series of discussions and workshops about our sense of place within County Carlow. Spokes hosts conversations on language, cycling, ecology and more.


Spokes is part of Cycles, a community engagement project happening across Hacketstown, Rathvilly, Graiguecullen and Tullow, and led by artists Michelle Browne and Eszter Némethi. Cycles will culminate in a large outdoor cycling and performance event in September 2023.

Funded by ART:2023, a Decade of Centenaries programme

Presented by The Arts Council | An Chomhairle Ealaíon, in association with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

This project is created in partnership with Carlow Sports Partnership, Carlow County Council Arts Office, Carlow County Development Partnership, Carlow County Library, Carlow Museum and Carlow Environmental Network.

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