Corkagh Park Women’s Race Series

The Women’s Corkagh Park Summer League has returned for 2018. Corkagh Park is Irelands only purpose built Cycle Track.   It is a dedicated cycling facility providing a safe, traffic free, environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race. The Womens Commissions very popular Women’s Race Series caters for all levels (From Complete Beginner to Elite) . All Clubs that hosted A Race Night In 2017 should contact us now with your preferred […]

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New Women’s Intermediate League

The Women’s Commission are delighted to announce a New Women’s Intermediate League for 2018. The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introduction League Events (Corkagh Park , Munster Lge etc) and the National League. The Women’s Commission have identified Races that are suitable for riders new to Open Race Events. The League will include a Leaders Jersey , and an Overall Prize List. Have you tried racing […]

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Irish Team For Youth Tour Of Scotland

The following riders have been selected for the Tour of Scotland – which will be held in Perthshire Scotland on 6 – 9th April 2018. Eva Brennan Deenside, Aoibhe Power Dungarvan CC, Caoimhe O Brien Lakeside Wheelers Lucy O’Donnell OLeary Stone. Reserve : Ella Doherty The New Youth Commission had a tight deadline to enter a Complete Team , with names required by the organizer no later than 26th February , […]

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World Championships: Gurley 15th In Scratch Race

(28th February 2018 ) Action kicked off for the Irish today at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships, with Lydia Gurley finishing 15th in the Women’s Scratch Race. The World Championships take place in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, from the 28th February – 4th March. A blistering attack by Gurley with ten laps to go was pulled back in the closing laps by Dutch powerhouse Kirsten Wild, winner of the gold […]

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Three Women Confirmed For Track World Championships Team:

(22nd February 2018) Lydia Boylan , Lydia Gurley and Robyn Stewart will form part of a six rider team sent to represent Ireland at the 2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. The Team will be competing across nine events , which take place in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, from the 28th February – 4thMarch. Following a strong track world cup season Cycling Ireland achieved qualification spots in all targeted events, including […]

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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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