Author name: Dominic Ó Gallachóir

Dominic maintains the Donegal Ebikes website.  He enjoys mountain biking, and previously worked as a bicycle mechanic for Ireland by Bike.

Are E-Bikes Illegal in Ireland?

E-bikes (electric bicycles) are allowed on Irish roads, subject to conditions: Condition Note Pedal assistance only The e-bike motor will only work while you turn the pedals. Once you stop turning the pedals, the motor will also stop. No “throttle” The e-bike must not be fitted with a “throttle”. Control of the power/speed is by …

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