Corkagh Park Summer Race Series

The Women’s Corkagh Park Summer Series has returned for 2019 Corkagh Park is Ireland’s only purpose built Cycle Track. It is a dedicated cycling facilty providing a safe, traffic free, environment in which to learn skills, improve fitness, train and race The Summer Race Series caters for all levels from complete beginners to Elite.  The First Race will be held on Tuesday May 28th and the final event will be […]

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O’Donnell Goes Top After Win In Newcastle West

Lucy O’Donnell (Kanturk CC) went joint top of the Women’s Intermediate League after a hard fought battle in the An Caisleann Nua Classic on Saturday (March 16th). Twenty seven women took to the start line in tough wintery conditions and early attacks had the field  strung out in the opening kilometre. Lucy joins Autumn Collins (Torelli – Assure) at the top of the table, but will wear the leaders jersey […]

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Collins To Defend Jersey On Home Ground

Autumn Collins (Torelli – Assure) won the opening round of the Women’s Commission Intermediate League ( Rás Naomh Finian) in Clonard on Saturday. Read her Rider Race Report & insight, ahead of the An Caislean Nua Classic this weekend.   In Her Own Words: “I was quite apprehensive heading into the first women’s race of the new season on Saturday (March 9th) as I hadn’t done a road race in […]

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Marions Dingle Challenge

Name: Marion Goodall Discipline: Road Age: 35 Event: Dingle 120km Ride Marion is part of our Leisure Licence iniatíve : In November 2017, I broke my arm cycling to work. I was brand new to road biking and had nothing else to blame but my own inexperience. I hadn’t learned yet that riding a road bike isn’t quite like riding a mountain bike (which is all I had when I was a […]

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Intermediate League Table 2019: Rd 1

Autumn Collins (Torelli Assure) leads the league from Mary Daly (Westport CW) and Caoimhe O’Brien (Lakeside W) after the first event in Clonard.  The new points structure means that the top three only have a slender points gap over the chasing field going into Round 2 in Newcastlewest. Contact Us before Round 2 if there are any mistakes to the League Table:  Click Here For Points Structure Click Here For League […]

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Collins Wins From Huge Turnout

Autumn Collins took the Bunch sprint to win Round 1 of the Women’s Intermediate League in Clonard on Saturday (March 9th). The League is aimed at increasing women’s participation in Open Races, and Round 1 (Hosted by Clonard CC) saw 53 women take to the startline, a record for the Intermediate league in only its second season. The Women’s Commission would like to thank Clonard CC for hosting a fantastic […]

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Intermediate League Points Structure

The 2019 Intermediate League will have a new points allocation that will keep the final overall standings competitive until the final event. The Intermediate League caters for W2/W3 Category Senior & Junior riders only . The League is aimed at bridging the gap between our Introductory Racing Events and the National Road Series. The League has an overall prize list of  €750+ The first race of the new season will […]

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Lara Gillespie Rider Race Report From Pont-Chateau

Lara Gillespie was supported by the Women’s Commission in the Pont-Chateau World Cup. Read her personal Rider Race Report below: “Three Irish competitors travelled to France by plane from Dublin with 6 bikes packed into 3 boxes. A short flight to Nantes, hired a car at the airport and the PontChateau organisers sent a van to collect the bike boxes thanks to Andy’s contacts. We drove directly to our Airbnb which was […]

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Geoghegan’s Report From UK National Series Cyclocross:

Michelle Geoghegan competed in the British National Series Cyclocross on the 9th December (Ipswich UCI C2) – she was supported by the Women’s Commission , read her rider race report below “In a galaxy far far away…….. With the start of the road season fast approaching cyclocross does increasingly seem to be on a different planet so the phrase seems oddly apt as an introduction to this  . It’s also apt […]

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Free Cycling Ireland Leisure Licence

If you are a woman intending to ride a Sportive or Leisure Event in 2019 – We want to hear from you.  Name the event you are aiming for. Write an event report for womenscycling.ie (Including lead-up and training spins). Get a Pic of you at the event. The Women’s Commission will give you a 2019 Leisure Licence This should be your first Cycling Ireland Membership (Renewals will not be […]

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BMX Coaching for Women **February 17th in Ratoath**

Interested in trying something new this year? Open to women from all sports and cycling disciplines, road, track or offroad, this coaching day will introduce you to this fast paced and exciting sport.   Experienced coaches will be on hand to teach you basic skills to improve your confidence and bike handling abilities. There will be a full BMX coaching session plan delivered by BMX experienced coaches, and Eugene, a Level 2 UCI credited BMX specific coach will […]

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Women’s Events Calendar 2019

Our Women’s Cycling Calendar will feature up to date information (Updated weekly) of all Women’s Cycling events in your area (Road / Off-Road / Track / Sportive / Training Days ) . We will also send out event information reminders to our Women’s Cycling Ireland Facebook & Twitter followers in the days approaching the event. If you are a Cycling Ireland event organiser – contact us with your event info […]

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