Women’s Commission support for Bike for Life programme

Women’s Commission support for Bike for Life programme

The Women’s Cycling Commission is delighted to announce that they will be supporting the “Bike for Life” programme under the Sport Ireland “Women in Sport” initiative by hosting our own series of training sessions for beginner and novice riders. The ...

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Girl’s Cyclocross and MTB Camp in December

Girl’s Cyclocross and MTB Camp in December

The Women’s Commission is delighted to promote an end-of-year Cyclocross and MTB training camp for 12-18 year old girls on 17th and 18th December. The camp will begin with sign-on from 10:00 to 10:45 on Saturday 17th December in Tollymore Forest ...

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Women’s Team Pursuit Back For 2017 National Championships

Team Pursuit has long been the cornerstone for High Performance Squad and indeed one of the events we all love to watch at Olympic and World Championship level and it will be included as a full national championship for club ...

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Winter Training Workshop

The Women’s Commission is delighted to promote their “Winter Training for Racing Workshop” which takes place this weekend in Co. Kerry. Pauline Russell, the Munster Representative on the Commission, has organised a fun and educational day which is aimed at ...

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5 minutes with Shannon McCurley – Irelands top female sprinter reflects on Rio and plans for beyond

5 minutes with Shannon McCurley – Irelands top female sprinter reflects on Rio and plans for beyond

Ireland’s Shannon McCurley made history this August by being the first female athlete ever to represent Ireland in track cycling at the Olympics. She competed in the Keirin, a fast and tactical motor-paced sprint event. Now that the dust has ...

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Hendron Medals Again at World Masters

Hendron Medals Again at World Masters

Ireland’s track queen Orla Hendron added to her impressive haul of world championship medals on her latest foray at the World Masters in Manchester this month. The much decorated Dubliner, a double masters world title winner in the past who ...

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Women’s Commission AGM

The Women’s Commission AGM will take place on Sunday October 30th at the Pavilion in Sundrive Velodrome, Eamonn Ceannt Park, Sundrive Road, Crumlin, Dublin 12. The meeting will start at 15:00 and will be followed directly afterwards by the first meeting ...

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Cycling and the Paralympics Media Team

Cycling and the Paralympics Media Team

We asked Heather Boyle to tell us in her own words about her recent working trip to the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio…   I’m one of those lucky people who can honestly say that I love my job. At the ...

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Irish juniors in the mix in Belgium stage race

Irish juniors in the mix in Belgium stage race

A team of a six-strong junior women were selected for the two day Stage race for junior women in Zottegam, Belguim. Ciara Doogan (second last year), Emily Birchall, Shauna McFadden, Shenna McKivergan,  Eimear Harrison and Nicole Gorry made the trip, ...

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Masters Track Cycling World Championships

Masters Track Cycling World Championships

Entries are about to close for the 2016 Masters Track Cycling World Championships. Racing runs from Saturday 1st October to Saturday 8th October at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester. The event will be moving to Los Angeles for 2017 ...

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Weekend of Ladies Sportives in the West

Weekend of Ladies Sportives in the West

This weekend, two of the largest clubs from Connaught will host Ladies-only leisure events in the West. These events will be an ideal opportunity for racing cyclists to start winding down after a busy season, and for non-racers and beginners ...

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Lydia Gurley and Orla Hendron win their 1st National Championships in Sunshine at Sundrive

Lydia Gurley and Orla Hendron win their 1st National Championships in Sunshine at Sundrive

  The Irish Track Nationals took place on Saturday and Sunday 29th August. The weather was fantastic with sunshine and little or no wind and a great weekend of racing was had. Day 1 saw the Individual Pursuit as the ...

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