Womens Criterium in Banbridge – Hone your skills for Ras na mBan!

Womens Criterium in Banbridge – Hone your skills for Ras na mBan!

The Women’s Commission is excited to announce that there will be a women’s only race at the National Criterium Championships in Banbridge at 7pm Friday August 12th this year. If the race is well supported by us ladies, we will ...

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Tour of Omagh, ideal prep for Rás na mBan!

Tour of Omagh, ideal prep for Rás na mBan!

  Omagh Wheelers, Cycling Ireland Club of the Year in 2013, are gearing up for the 2016 Spar Tour of Omagh stage race, which will take place over the weekend of 5th – 7th August, in and around Omagh, County ...

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Race Dates For Your Diary

Race Dates For Your Diary

The National League may be over now, but things are only beginning to hot up as riders drive on with their preparations for Rás na mBan in September. Here are some details on two ladies races that are coming up ...

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A Solid Oakes Win In Multyfarnham

A Solid Oakes Win In Multyfarnham

*video added. Having won Masters’ Gold in the recent National Championships, de Ronde van Cork rider, Sinnead Oakes, continued her winning form at the Mullingar GP on Sunday. This 68 km event was the eighth and final race in the 2016 ...

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National League climax: Mullingar Grand Prix

National League climax: Mullingar Grand Prix

National League: Down to the wire This year’s Women’s National League has been an 8-race series not dominated by any single figure, with each race contested to the line by a selection of riders. The result is that when competitors ...

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National League Table, with one Round remaining!

National League Table, with one Round remaining!

With only the final round (Mullingar GP, 17th July) to go, just a single slender point separates Claire McIlwaine (Phoenix CC) and Orla Montague (Dublin Wheelers) at the tippety top of the Joe Daly Cycles sponsored Women’s National League table! ...

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Junior Birchall Blasts to Victory in Bunclody

Junior Birchall Blasts to Victory in Bunclody

16 year old Emily Birchall of NRPT saw off stiff competition to take victory in the Eddie Tobin Memorial when a break of 7 riders came to the line to contest the sprint in the penultimate round of the Joe ...

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Girls Training Camp 2016 – no rain could stop this parade!

The third annual Women’s Commission Girls Summer Camp happened between the 23rd and the 25th of June this year. The 18 campers from all over the country were faced with biblical downpours, intense wind and even fire over the 3 ...

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National League Round 7: Eddie Tobin Memorial, Wexford

National League Round 7: Eddie Tobin Memorial, Wexford

In recent years Slaney CC’s Eddie Tobin Memorial has become a familiar event on our National League itinerary, and it previously featured on the Women’s Classic League program, which is some reflection of the popularity of the race with riders. ...

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Boylan retains National Champion title

Boylan retains National Champion title

Lydia Boylan has retained her National Champion title in the 2016 National Women’s Road Race. A 95km course from Kilcullen saw a bunch of 45 riders take to the start line on a wet morning in Kildare. The wet conditions ...

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Think you have what it takes to be on the High Performance elite women’s cycling squad? Here is your chance!

Rio 2016 might not even have started yet but plans for the development of a new women’s High Performance (HP) Cycling Squad for the Olympics in Tokyo 2020 are well under way.  The HP Unit splits the 4 year funding ...

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Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight, Senior Olympic Omnium Champion!

Josie Knight (19) won her first senior title on the track at the weekend, becoming the new Olympic Omnium National Champion. It mightn’t have been exactly as she had planned, with rain stopping play halfway through and the final result ...

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