On air now

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Companies Urged To Sponsor Spe...

News

Companies Urged To Sponsor Special Bikes For Nursing Homes

Share this article


Nursing home residents across the country could soon be able to enjoy bike rides on a trishaw.

The Cycling Without Age Initiative aims to encourage companies to sponsor the bikes for their local home.

Pilots then sign up to give free rides to the elderly, who sit in a seat at the front of the bike.



Ernie and Phyllis from Dublin's Ashbury nursing home went for a spin on the trishaw earlier:

The Initiative wants to see one of the bikes in every nursing home in the country so residents can get out and about and have a taste of freedom.

The trishaws also enable them to enjoy the outdoors which can be beneficial for their phyical and mental health.

Ernie and Phyllis also told us why they love the trishaw:


Share this article


Read more about

News

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Up next

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Muireann O'Connell

Muireann O'Connell

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Lost in Music with Louise Duff...

Lost in Music with Louise Duffy

7 PM-9 PM

Share

The Paul McLoone Show

The Paul McLoone Show

9 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Pamela Jo...

Early Breakfast with Pamela Joyce

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on