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Video: Opportunistic cyclist creates timelapse of Luas track commute on strike day

Published 04/05/2016 | 10:53

This opportunistic cyclist used today's Luas strike as a chance to create some video artistry.

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Many commuters were impacted as drivers downed tools for the tenth day as the industrial pay dispute rumbles on.

With the tracks on the Luas line unused for 24 hours, a 54-year-old man from Dundrum made the Green line his cycle track for the morning.

Paddy Dunleavy travels to customers in Dublin 2 and to Sandyford/Leopardstown Business Park to fix computers.

Read more: Commuters use Luas tracks for walking as service shuts down for tenth day

"[The Luas line] makes a great cycle track and keeps you fit," he told independent.ie.

"I feel sorry for women with buggies and old or infirm people who depend on [the Luas] to get around."

Take a look at his timelapse footage here.

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