Youth & U23 Women’s Training Camp:

Featuring special guest: Paralympic & Para-World Champion Eve McCrystal   The first of three scheduled Youth training camps will take place during the mid-term break, from Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February. This camp will now form part of the new Youth Development programme.   The format will give the riders a chance to try some of the many disciplines within cycling (Road / Track / Off-Road). Th newly […]

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Record Numbers Head to Alkmaar for Girls Training Camp

  Report: Alkmaar 2017 Girls Track Camp  Fri 10th – 12 November 2017 Biggest ever group travels to the Netherlands Cycling Ireland’s Youth Development Programme continues apace following last weekend’s successful trip to the Alkmaar Velodrome in the Netherlands. A record 24 riders representing all four provinces attended the camp which focused on track activities at Alkmaar and which also contained a variety of other activities which have become the […]

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Report: Cycling Ireland National Youth Championships 2017

Championship high for Carlow Carlow was the venue for the 2017 National Youth Championship. Cyclists aged 11 to 16 got to test themselves against the best the country has to offer as riders traveled from all over Ireland to compete in three cycling disciplines – Time Trial, Road and Criterium. First off was the Time Trial an 8km test against the clock, with an out and back course. Conditions were perfect and […]

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Last Round of National Road Series: Friends First Laragh Classic 3rd September

THE Cycling Ireland National Road Series closes with a thrilling double points race in the heart of Wicklow this Sunday. After a challenging summer of action across the four provinces the race for the podiums in both men and women’s races will be decided on Wicklow Gap in the Friends First Laragh Classic. Strata3 Velo Revolution rider Mark Dowling leads the men’s standings, taking that spot with an emptying win […]

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RESULTS National Road Series – Round 5 – 2017 Grange Motors Mullingar GP

18th July, 2017  CORK’S Sinnead Oakes on Sunday moved onto the Cycling Ireland National Road Series podium with a powerful win over league leader Eve McCrystal at the Mullingar GP.   Riding for De Ronde Van Cork, Oakes was winning the race for the third time, and becoming just the second rider to beat McCrystal in the series this year.   But it was not straightforward, the usual break never being allowed […]

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Scott Orwell Wheelers Women’s Crit League Rd.3 Report

This week we discovered two types of competitive personalities; Type A, who took advantage of the Easter holidays doing savage spins and Type B, who savaged Easter eggs, totally forgot about the bike and momentarily forgot how to pedal until they heard the whistle blow for the off.   Photo courtesy of Brendan Culleton.   B Race The evening began with a great turn-out in the B race. The B- […]

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Scott Orwell Wheelers Women’s Crit League – Round 2 Report

Last night saw thirty five of the fifty registered riders turn up to Corkagh Park for Round 2 of the Orwell Wheelers Women’s Crit League. The participants were greeted with a biting cold wind and apart from a brave few, there was a general consensus that it was not a day to ditch the leg warmers and get the legs out! Photo courtesy of Brendan Culleton.   B Race First […]

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Women’s introductory MTB Spin Sat, Feb 18th, Ballinastoe, Wicklow

Calling all female road cyclists who want to try out mountain biking: Mel Spath, ex national road and MTB champ is leading an introductory MTB spin specifically aimed at female road cyclists. If you have done some road cycling before and always wanted to try out mountain biking, this is the perfect opportunity. This spin will take place in Ballinastoe, in the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, in one of Ireland’s most popular trail centres. The […]

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2017 Women’s National Road Series Announcement

This year’s men’s and women’s national leagues are run as a combined national road race series, with the exception of the Shay Elliott. Instead, the Deenside Cup on the 7th of May will be included in the 2017 women’s national road series (to be confirmed). There will be 7 counting races, with one exciting race per month to look forward to. We plan to bring you more information about each race closer to the […]

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Cycling Training Camp for Girls and Women – Feb 2017

The first of three training camps for young female cyclists will take place during the mid-term break, from Monday 20th February – Wednesday 22nd February . The format will be like last year’s mid-term camp in Avon Ri, Co. Wicklow. Over the three days, participants will try three different cycling disciplines; road biking, mountain biking and track racing. In the evenings, they will learn about some of the vital skills […]

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Report from recent girls’ CX camp in Tollymore

The Women’s Commission girls cyclocross training camp took place on the weekend of 17th and 18th Dec in Tollymore Forest Park, Co Down. The day was based in the fantastic Tollymore adventure centre with coaches Orla Hendron, Beth McCluskey, Michelle Geoghegan and Emma Convey on hand to assist specialist cyclocross coach Andy Layhe from cyclocrosscoaching.com who had designed an intense skills based session suitable for both beginners and improvers. Sign […]

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