Leinster Team Announced for Gorey

  Following the first National League race in Broadford, the Leinster Team has been announced for the Gorey 3 Day on Easter Weekend. The selection for the Team was selected based on the results of the first race in the Zoo Salon and Velotex National League. While 1st place was won by Munster’s Fiona Meade, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th were secured by Leinster competitors.

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Moriarty and Fay’s team announce their racing programme

  Swift Racing Team have announced their programme for the 2008 season. Pez Cycling covered the official launch, describing a new Team that has been increasingly gaining a good reputation in just a few seasons. Read the full story, and see some more photos here .Read here  for more details as covered by Womenscycling.net.

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Report on National League – First Race

  In the first race of the season you always expect a few surprises, riders sizing each other up – who has done a good winter, who is flying, and who is struggling with those early season cobwebs..  The first race in the Women’s National League, hosted by Cycling Pursuits, and won by St. Finbarr’s Fiona Meade,  offered a bit more excitement than expected!

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Audax Ireland – long distance cycling

A report on Audax Ireland, by Mieke Muyllaert.  Having found myself seemingly in a minority of one for my discipline at the (very enjoyable) cycle training camp last weekend, I decided there might be an untapped market among women cyclists for Audax cycling in Ireland, if I could spread the word.

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Report on Women’s Training Camp – Feb 08

Another great turnout, and another successful camp for women’s cycling. The Women’s Commission of Cycling Ireland, with the support of Women in Sport have organised two Winter Camps for female cyclists of all abilities. The second of these camps took place this weekend, 23-24 Feb, and with a lot of new faces there was a good mixture of abilities – some riders were enjoying their first training camp with women, while others were checking […]

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CARDING DISGRACE

In yesterday’s press release announcing a €9 million High Performance package, I wonder if I am alone in my dismay at the measly €12000 allocated to our female cyclists. This is just over 5% of grants allocated to CI.

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Development Squad

With the beginning of the racing season just around the corner, and the final winter training camp just over a week away, it’s time to remember why we do all those wet and windy miles!  

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Gallery Page

We are (very) slowly, but surely uploading photos on our gallery page, listed on the right hand side. Apologies for occasionally getting the size wrong – and inflicting life size photos on some pc screens… we’ll get it right eventually! If anyone has some more pics to make the gallery more complete – please send them to me at queries@womenscycling.ie

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Rider Profiles

We are running a series of profiles on some of our top riders. Check out the first Profile in our rider profile section on the right hand side of the page. Jenny McCauley talks about her experiences so far.

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