Orwell Wheelers: Introduction to Group Cycling

Orwell Wheelers will be holding The ‘Introduction to Group Cycling for Women’  (10 Week Program). They are hoping that this program will be as successful as it was in previous years. Any women in the Dundrum area that want to learn to ride in a group?. Improve your cycling skills, safety and stamina on the bike? . Find new scenic routes and tasty coffee & cake shops on your spins?. […]

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McDermott Targets International Success

Ellen McDermott was not a well known name in Irish women’s cycling until she won a Bronze medal at the Elite National Road Race Championships in Wexford in 2017 . Now racing full-time both on Road & Track – we caught up with her today from her training base in Calpe, Spain (from the cycling hotspot Bar Tango).  – So , Who is Ellen McDermott ?   Ellen came into the […]

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Lara Gillespie: ‘Worlds’ In Her Own Words

Ireland’s Lara Gillespie finished 23rd in the  World Cyclocross Championships U23 event last weekend  (4th Junior Over The Line) Read her Rider Race Report Below: “I arrived on Thursday with my sister, mum and Glen in Brussels to meet with Maria.  We met the rest of the team at the base. We headed down to the course on Friday (1.5hr drive) to do a few practice laps. After heading out […]

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Gillespie Shines At Worlds

First year junior races strongly at U23 Cyclocross Worlds 5th February 2018 Ireland’s Lara Gillespie demonstrated her cycling prowess and versatility last weekend, finishing 23rd in the U23 event, and was the fourth junior over the line, at the 2018 UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Valkenburg, the Netherlands. The first-year junior won a silver medal in the Time Trial at last year’s European Youth Olympic Festival, and competed in the U23 […]

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Congratulations To Melanie Spath

The Women’s Commission would like to congratulate our Commission Member / Treasurer Melanie Spath & her husband Ryan Sherlock on the birth of their new baby boy . Melanie is a Multiple Discipline Irish National Champion , Former Road Pro & Irish International and will continue to work hard with the Women’s Commission to help the future of Women’s Cycling in Ireland .

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Youth Mentoring Program In Cork (Feb 4th)

Agnieszka Wozniak  is the latest top rider to offer her help to the Women’s Commissions Girls Mentoring Program in Munster. A former Junior on the Polish National Team , Agnieszka (Cork County CC) will lead out the girls on 4th of February in Cork , She is passionate about women’s racing   “there are so many women racing in Poland so there are always stand alone women’s races at all […]

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MTB Skills Session for Beginners: Galway (Jan 27th)

Starting off mountain biking and like to learn some basic skills? Interested in hitting the trails over the winter? Galway MTB and Cycling Ireland Women’s Commission are hosting a mountain bike skills session in Derraura Mountain Bike Forest, Co Galway on Saturday the 27th of January for beginner female cyclists. Learn: How to set up your mountain bike Braking and gearing Cornering Moving about on the bike Basic skills including […]

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Youth Camp To Form Part Of New National Development Program.

The Women’s Commission training camp (Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February) has been added as a selection event for the New Cycling Ireland Youth National Development Program  – all riders that would like to be considered for selection should attend. Final Booking Friday 9th February: The first of three scheduled Youth training camps will take place during the mid-term break, from Thursday 15th February – Sat 17th February. While […]

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Robyn Stewart 9th In World Cup Keirin:

21st January 2018 Robyn Stewart finished in the top ten on the final day of racing at the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup today. Robyn made a strong World Cup debut in the Keirin, finishing ninth.  This is the final Track World Cup this season, and took place from the 19-21 January. In the Keirin Stewart progressed out of the first round repechage with a second place. Fourth in […]

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Stewart Performs Strongly at Final Track Cycling World Cup

20th January 2018  Robyn Stewart raced strongly today at the final round of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup season (which runs from the 19th – 21st January) in Minsk, Belarus. Stewart was 14th in the Sprint with a time of 11.336, qualifying to the 1/8 finals. Robyn scored her best World Cup result to date, progressing out of the qualifying rounds with a time of 11.336. In the […]

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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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Stewart Targets A World Championships Debut For Irish Sprinters:

17th January 2018 This weekend Minsk, Belarus, plays host to the final round of the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup season, which takes place from the 19th – 21st January 2018. Ireland will be sending Robyn Stewart as part of a three Rider Team to the competition, with some riders chasing qualifying point for the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Apeldoorn at the end of February. Robyn Stewart […]

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