Free Cycling Ireland Leisure Licence

If you are a woman intending to ride a Sportive or Leisure Event in 2019 – We want to hear from you.  Name the event you are aiming for. Write an event report for womenscycling.ie (Including lead-up and training spins). Get a Pic of you at the event. The Women’s Commission will give you a 2019 Leisure Licence This should be your first Cycling Ireland Membership (Renewals will not be […]

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Women’s Events Calendar 2019

Our Women’s Cycling Calendar will feature up to date information (Updated weekly) of all Women’s Cycling events in your area (Road / Off-Road / Track / Sportive / Training Days ) . We will also send out event information reminders to our Women’s Cycling Ireland Facebook & Twitter followers in the days approaching the event. If you are a Cycling Ireland event organiser – contact us with your event info […]

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Rider Rankings 2019

A clean slate for the year , with the W2 & W3 Riders carrying over only five of their 2018 points into the new season . Provincial Races have also been added to the points allocation for this season , with some minor races & participation points removed. The Rankings will apply to W1, W2, W3 (Elite Women / Juniors) for 2019 Eve McCrystal topped the W1 rankings in 2018 […]

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Intermediate League 2019

The Women’s Intermediate League will return for the 2019 Racing Season . The Intermediate League will cater for W2/W3 Category Senior & Junior riders only . The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introductory Racing Events and the National Road Series. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable for riders new to Open Race Events. The League will include a Leader’s Jersey and has an […]

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Irish Riders Perform Well In Manchester

The Women’s Commission had a great start to the new season , with fifteen riders competing in an International Omnium on Monday night (January 7th). The task of getting such a large team , bikes & equipment to the start line was only possible thanks to our experienced Coaches , Managers & Rider Leads . The squad consisted of experienced Track riders , four juniors , and Elite riders competing […]

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Martyn Irvine To Coach Irish Team At Manchester Omnium

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce that Martyn Irvine will work with the Irish Women’s Teams at the ACT Women’s International Omnium in January. The Women’s Commission named a strong team for the event (Including Elite, Masters & Junior Riders), and will face stiff opposition from the local English Teams , along with Teams from Luxembourg & Scotland already confirmed . Martyn Irvine is recognised as one of Irelands […]

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Strong Team Named For Manchester Omnium

A Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Team will line up at Manchester Velodrome for an International Omnium in the new year . We would like to thank all that applied (Selection Criteria) The Team will be led by Multi Elite Track Medallist Sofie Loscher  . Sofie was the Team Leader for the Women’s Commission Team in the Women’s International ‘Tour Of Omagh’ this year , and will act as TL /Rider […]

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Race & Rider Preview For Orwell CycloCross

The Startlist, Gridding and a Preview, for the Scott Orwell Wheelers CycloCross Race 2018 by Luke Potter Timetable 09:00 Sign-on 10:00 Course Practice 11:00 Women’s Race (Elite, Vets, U23, Junior and Youth) 11:50 Women’s Race Podiums Women’s Race – Sponsored by Joe Daly Cycles Prizes Overall: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sub-Categories, for unplaced: 1st U23, 1st Junior, 1st U16, 1st U14 and 1st Masters Woman (40+) Preview: How do you Solve a […]

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2019 Committee

Chairperson – Roisín Kennedy Secretary – Brendan Whelan (womensracingsec@gmail.com) Treasurer – Melanie Spath Off-Road Rep – Silvia Gallagher Youth Rep – Liz Roche Junior Rep – Dave Tilly Munster Rep – Pauline Russell Ulster Rep – Shaun McBride Corkagh Park – John Hammond

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Women’s Commission Bursary 2019

Applications by Email: womensracingsec@gmail.com ======================================== The Women’s Commission Bursary will help financially towards Travel & Race Entries to overseas Race events. Riders must have an IRL code on their 2019 Cycling Ireland licence. The fund will be open for applications from U14, U16, Junior and Elite Only. Only events outside of the Island of Ireland will be considered. Applicants that have applied for (or received) a Bursary from any other […]

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Women’s Commission Team for Intl Track Omnium

A Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission Development Team will line up at Manchester Velodrome for an International Omnium in the new year . The event on January 7th will see the return of the ACT Track League , with guest riders from Ireland and all of the UK (Some top riders already confirmed) . The Women’s racing on the night will follow an Omnium format , with overall prizes (Including one […]

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AGM 2018 Off-Road Report

Commission Rep: Silvia Gallagher “I am the Offroad representative for the Women’s Commission and have been involved in the promotion of different Offroad initiatives for Women since October last year.   I want to give a summary of the types of activities that the Women’s Commission has been involved in from an Offroad perspective. This includes Cross Country Mountain Biking, Downhill Mountain Biking, Enduro Mountain Biking, Cyclo-cross and general non-specific […]

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