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 Park near Newcastle, Co. Down. Coach Andy Layhe and National Cyclocross Champion Beth McCluskey will be on hand for a training session from 11:00 to 14:00, followed by lunch in […]

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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 women who are planning to race for the first time next year, and for those who have already started racing and are looking for some guidance when planning their goals […]

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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 won her first senior title in Sundrive Road at the national championships in August, won bronze in the Women’s 50-54 Points Race to cap another successful trip to British Cycling […]

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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 of the newly elected committee. Several committee members will be stepping down from their positions at the AGM, so new committee members are needed.  Roles can be decided by the […]

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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 best of times it’s pretty good, exciting, challenging and engaging, but having just returned from two weeks covering cycling at the Paralympic Games, I’m fairly sure my sense of professional […]

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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 and 2018, so this year is a good opportunity for Irish riders to get involved. So far, former double World Champion and reigning National Scratch Champion, Orla Hendron (Orwell-Scott) is […]

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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 to meet like-minded women in a social setting. First up is the Innisfree Wheelers Ladies Tour of Lough Gill on Saturday 24th September. The start and finish for this event is at the […]

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Entries Closing Soon For Junior Nationals

The National Junior Time Trial and Road Championships are being held in Cong, Co. Mayo on the weekend of the 13th and 14th August 2016, hosted by Cunga Cycling Club. Entries must be made in advance, and the closing date of August 8th is fast approaching. A sufficient number of entries must be received in order for the event to gain full National Championship status, so all interested riders should […]

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Inaugural Ladies Race for Shannon

Club Rothaíochta na Sionainna are proud to announce their inaugural Club Rothaíochta Classic Race which takes place on August 21st. The event takes in a 17 km loop, with the separate Ladies race to cover 4 laps (68 km). Separate A4 and A3 events will also be held on the course. Sign-on opens at 9.30 am, with the first race to start at 11 am. Headquarters will be at the GoTri Gym, Smithstown, Shannon – […]

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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 Joe Daly Cycles National League. Twenty eight riders lined out in glorious sunshine, including several riders still in contention for overall league glory. The race set off at a tentative […]

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Blessington rider tackles Majorca312

Reservoir Cogs rider, Jennifer Kavanagh, gives us an insider’s view from a grueling Majorca312: It’s November 2015…I’ve had a great idea for a Christmas present for my boyfriend, well…I’m slightly lying – I want it for myself!  It’s a long story but one of the guys in our local cycling club, Declan Roe, had done and was going back to Majorca in April 2016 to do a cycling sportive called […]

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Classy McIllwaine Slips Away to Victory in Bohermeen

Claire McIllwaine has cemented her lead at the top of the Joe Daly Cycles’ Women’s National League with a classy win in Bohermeen, Co. Meath on Sunday. The Phoenix CC rider escaped from the bunch within the final 10 kilometers with Grace Young (De Ronde von Cork) and despite the bunch almost descending upon the duo in the last kilometer, they kept their cool and held a gap to the line. McIlwaine […]

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