Erin McConnell Wins In Bishopscourt

Development League Round 2:  Bishopscourt  After Saturday winds the entrants in round two (Sunday May 9th) at Bishopscourt on the County Down coast were hoping for something of a calmer day.  This was not to be the case as the ferocious easterly wind coming of the Irish Sea and straight down the back straight was to present a stern challenge to all.  We began with a quick chat from Julie […]

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Creighton Wins In Newry

A wild morning with a brutal wind howling up the Clanrye River from Warrenpoint to Newry meant a tough morning for the first women’s race of 2021 (Saturday May 8th). Just after 9am, the eleven starters set sail into the headwind. Ciara Havern of the host club wasn’t deterred and soon had the group lined out, assisted by Jemma Speers from North Down. The pace into the strong wind soon […]

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Rás na mBan To Forge Ahead In September

Rás na mBan organiser Valerie Considine has been in touch with the Women’s Commission to let us know that that they are forging ahead with plans for Rás na mBan in September running from the 8th to the 12th in Kilkenny (TBC). An official Press Release will be circulated in the coming days. “These are ‘interesting’ times but it feels like there’s a sense of optimism out there”. The Rás […]

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Women’s Corkagh Park Race Series 2021

ATTENTION ALL CYCLING CLUBS! Women’s Corkagh Park Summer Race Series is back again! Our Tuesday nights’ racing have been a great success in recent years as you probably all know. There is no better place to show support to your female riders than Corkagh Park in Dublin – safe and traffic free cycle track that allows women of all ages and abilities to learn skills, build confidence and push the […]

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Women’s Events Calendar 2021

If you, or your club are hosting an event for youth girls or women in 2021, send us the details for inclusion on the Women’s Cycling Ireland website, our official Women’s Cycling Ireland Facebook page, and on the Cycling Ireland website. We are interested in all disciplines, and all events: Training / Coaching Days. Women’s Club Days Leisure / Sportive Events Race Events. Our Women’s Cycling Calendar will feature up […]

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Women’s Racing: Host Clubs 2021

Expression of Interest in holding a Women’s Race in 2021. The Women’s Commission are seeking an expression of interest in your club holding a women’s race in 2021 (Catering for Senior Women & Junior Women only). With challenge comes change #choosetochallenge. We are preparing  our Women’s racing calendar for 2021, and we would love to include your Club in our schedule.  If you are interested and willing to promote Women’s […]

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Intermediate League 2020: Final Standings

The Women’s Commission have made the decision to call the 2020 Intermediate League Null & Void. Due to Covid restrictions, only two events were held (Of a possible eight).  There is not adequate dates in 2021 to complete the Intermediate League, and run a 2021 event. The current top six in the league will receive a reduced Prize Fund. Prize fund of €300: Jennifer Neenan: VIB Natural Greatness Nikki Taggart: Arcane […]

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Women’s National Road Race 2020 Start List

Irish National Road Race Championships 2020 Sun, Oct 4th, Knockaderry, Co Limerick Click Here For Technical Guide: Sunday 4th October: Senior Women Road Race Race Headquarters: Knockaderry Community Hall Number collection: 08:00am-08:30am Managers Meeting/Car Draw: 08:30am Rider assembly: 08:45am Race start: 08:50am (20.5km x 4 = 82km) Estimated finish: 11:20am Course link: https://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/3331034362 Women’s Elite & Masters Road Race start list Alice Sharpe Ciclotel Lara Gillespie UCD Cycling Club Sally […]

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Women’s Commission Prize List: Intermediate League

The Women’s Commission prize list for the revised Intermediate League will be €500 Intermediate League 2020 Prize List: If riders finish the league with equal points, the rider with the highest number of wins will be ranked higher. If riders are still equal on this criteria, they will be ranked by their number of second places, and then by their third places. If riders still cannot be separated, they will […]

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Taggart Takes The Win / Neenan Holds The Jersey

Nikki Taggart (Arcane Women’s Team) left it late to win Stage 2 of the women’s Intermediate League in Greenmount on Sunday (Aug 16th). Taggart took the win ahead of Ella Doherty from the host club Greenmount Cycling Academy (Click Here For A Rider Race Report From Ella Doherty:) Taggart’s Win pushed her up to 2nd place overall, but Stage 1 Winner Jennifer Neenan (VIB Natural Greatness) held on to the […]

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Greenmount Rider Race Report

Race Report from Junior rider Ella Doherty (Greenmount Cycling Academy) after sprinting home for second prize on Round 2 of the Women’s Intermediate League on Sunday (Aug 16th). ================ Arriving at the course, it was a warm dry day. I was pleased to see that the Greenmount lads were having a good race in the A4 event.   Once they were done and after applying to Covid-19 regulations we could […]

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Neenan Wins Stage 1

Jennifer Neenan (VIB: Natural Greatness) won the opening stage of the 2020 Intermediate league. Click Here For League Table: Jennifer will wear the leaders jersey going into Stage 2 just ahead of Caoimhe May (Quanta Scott Orwell) & Deborah Madden (Sundrive Track Team). With all three events counting in the revised league, Caoimhe May (Podium 2019) will pose the biggest threat to Neenans hold on the jersey for Round 2 (Sunday […]

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